Houses

Houses | City
Posted: December 15, 2017
Inside the Mid-Century house of iconic sculptor Edoardo Villa
The custodians of this architectural landmark are finding ways to keep the past alive in the present
Posted: December 11, 2017
Layered luxury in an Umhlanga home
With bold bespoke pieces and inspired designer style, this penthouse apartment is a treasure trove of opulent details
Posted: December 4, 2017
An ultra-sophisticated Tamboerskloof apartment
Balancing the scales of science and art
Posted: November 27, 2017
A design-forward family home in Pretoria
The integrated interiors are testament to a masterful relationship between proportion and materials
Posted: November 20, 2017
An Italian home with artistic flair
Modern art and design meet vintage-feel styling in an eclectic house full of personality
Posted: October 26, 2017
Inside a spacious family residence in Pretoria
Discover the story behind this design-conscious home in an exclusive video tour
Posted: October 16, 2017
A characterful home in Kensington
This red-brick, arts and crafts-style house is a treasure trove of art and objets
Posted: October 9, 2017
An urban eyrie in Rosebank
In the heart of Joburg’s art precinct is the home of art collectors and gallerists Christine and Mark Read
Posted: October 2, 2017
Discover the story behind the iconic Bridge House
An architectural and artistic marvel in the leafy vales of Higgovale
Posted: September 26, 2017
Joshin Raghubar’s home truths
Meet the owner of the contemporary Sea Point bungalow featured in House and Leisure's October issue
Houses | Country
Posted: November 27, 2017
Video tour of Edoardo Villa’s Mid-Century house
Discover what it's like to live in an architectural landmark
Posted: October 23, 2017
A Swiss villa restored to its former glory
Built against a rock face on a forested piece of land in Switzerland, this villa's closeness to nature makes it a success
Posted: July 10, 2017
Inside Karen Roos’ 18th-century farmhouse
Simplicity, authenticity and practical magic define this Cape Dutch home at Babylonstoren
Posted: May 19, 2017
this kwazulu-natal home is an everyday escape
A house on the North Coast that references both its urban setting and the owners’ love of the bush
Posted: March 27, 2017
country living
A large tumbledown Constantia home gets transformed into an entertainer’s dream
Posted: January 24, 2017
The botanical farmhouse
With its abundance of blooms and fynbos, this property just outside Stellenbosch is a haven for the botanically inclined
Posted: December 5, 2016
Escape To Eden
A creative couple swapped a New York apartment for a rambling Constantia property
Posted: November 25, 2016
Carefree days in a Modern Irene Barn
A Scandi-style barn combines effortlessly with the rustic outdoors
Posted: November 20, 2016
Living in A modern barn
Turning a 16th-century barn into a home was a colossal but rewarding project
Posted: October 4, 2016
The Dutch Manor on the Hill
An old cape manor house restored to pay homage to its history
Posted: May 29, 2017
5 plant-filled spaces we love
These beautiful interiors will inspire you to green up your living space
Posted: March 4, 2017
Inside out
This Hyde Park home, which sometimes doubles as an art gallery, blends minimalism and luxury to inspirational effect
Posted: November 28, 2016
Muted Character
Neutral tones are offset by playful collections of art and design in this family home
Posted: November 17, 2016
african de stijl
This home in Parktown West is an essay in what it means to live in the here and now
Posted: November 8, 2016
The lookout
A stately home in Benmore transitions effortlessly from inside to outside
Posted: August 5, 2016
past perfect
An old suburban home in Cape Town is transformed to maximise space and light
Posted: June 14, 2016
Tropical Sensibility
A family home in Durban's Morningside blends a black backdrop with bold, colourful design details
Posted: May 26, 2016
An Unexpected Treasure
This cool Stellenbosch abode is full of exotic surprises
Posted: May 3, 2016
Unbounded Living
An easy indoor-outdoor flow meets Scandinavian simplicity in this Pretoria home
Posted: April 28, 2016
Purpose built
This is a space that inspires family time against an ever-changing canvas of art
Houses | Luxury
Posted: October 11, 2017
Sting’s massive Central Park West duplex apartment sold for $50M
The two-storey penthouse features a custom freestanding fireplace and a floating staircase
Posted: January 17, 2017
The perfect sunny escape in a luxury Spanish villa
Located in the picturesque village of Sóller, it's got all the makings of an ideal summer-holiday house
Posted: January 10, 2017
A boxy and bright house in Essex
The structured and linear exterior of this airy Essex home belies the playful and colourful interior within
Posted: January 9, 2017
Quiet time
This cool, contemporary Joburg home is all about serene, pared-down luxury
Posted: October 6, 2016
A great escape in Plettenberg Bay
A pure-white off-the-grid holiday home in the pristine natural mountainside
Posted: April 21, 2016
Discussion piece
Contemporary SA art is designed to provoke debate in this Hout Bay pad
Posted: April 13, 2016
Colour Therapy
A knockout art collection adds vibrancy
Posted: March 29, 2016
Dark Materials
A modern home dramatically layers concrete with timber and other tactile detailing
Posted: March 16, 2016
Settle into Amazing Grace
Grand in scale and classic in concept, this Constantia villa makes for an opulent but restful family home
Posted: March 15, 2016
Take the Trends Home
This contemporary modernist home speaks to why trends matter
Houses | Seaside
Posted: December 5, 2017
American Shutters introduce Gear Tilt security shutters
A stylish solution for homes that need protection without compromising on views
Posted: November 24, 2017
We chat to the architects of a street-friendly seaside home
This isn't your blank, overpowering mansion typical of the Atlantic Seaboard
Posted: November 13, 2017
Contrast abounds in this Umhlanga home
Bold, modern design sits comfortably alongside tactile texture and personal touches
Posted: November 6, 2017
An adventurous home in Bakoven
Mixing raw materials, lush foliage and clever design, this Cape Town abode packs a powerful punch
Posted: October 30, 2017
A layered retreat in Green Point
This Cape Town bungalow on a narrow plot was transformed into a spacious three-bedroom abode
Posted: August 31, 2017
This captivating Camps Bay home stands the test of time
We spoke to Gawie and Gwen Fagan about the iconic family home they built more than 50 years ago
Posted: August 1, 2017
Sea worthy: a sophisticated family home in Sydney
Perched on the water's edge, this home's dark interior scheme is a foil for the brilliant light outside
Posted: July 23, 2017
A compact Clifton apartment gets it just right
The refurbishment of this quaint 85m² apartment maximises its abundant natural light and vistas
Posted: June 26, 2017
A Fresnaye home in a class of its own
This glass-and-concrete house plays with your sensibilities from the outset
Posted: June 5, 2017
A family home on the Atlantic Seaboard
The luxe yet lived-in home of Craig Port and his partner, children and dog combines curated flair with family living
Houses | Small Spaces
Posted: October 29, 2017
Lessons in working with a small space
How interior designer John Jacob Zwiegelaar moulded a light, sophisticated abode out of a once-poky city apartment
Posted: April 20, 2017
the ultimate bachelor pad in fresnaye
Achingly cool and unexpectedly edgy, this open-plan apartment has been expertly designed to reflect its owner
Posted: April 18, 2017
in living colour
The vibrant home of two Cape Town creatives is a compact space packed with all of its owners' favourite things
Posted: April 3, 2017
artful eye
Neutral hues, natural textures and carefully selected artworks combine in a small space that reflects its owners’ love of the simple yet sublime
Posted: March 20, 2017
Cottage industry
The renovation of this Sea Point cottage proves it’s possible to scale down while still living large
Posted: March 3, 2017
5 beautiful loft-style homes
Make the most of your space with these bright and breezy loft homes
Posted: January 30, 2017
Tiny Heirloom lets you live big
This development company offers something many travellers dream of - compact luxury
Posted: April 8, 2016
Loft Living
This Jozi creative's home in the heart of the bustling metropolis is the epitome of inner-city living
Posted: March 11, 2016
Live in a Rainbow
This cosy little Claremont cottage positively vibrates with colour
Posted: March 7, 2016
22 Must-Have Storage Items
Baskets, boxes, bread bins and more
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