Houses

Seaside
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
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
A compact Clifton apartment gets it just right
The refurbishment of this quaint 85m² apartment maximises its abundant natural light and vistas
A Fresnaye home in a class of its own
This glass-and-concrete house plays with your sensibilities from the outset
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
A mirrored chinoiserie timber screen creates interest in the living area and reflects a cylinder sidetable and bamboo-look chair from Cécile & Boyd, masses of foliage and a bespoke sofa and ottomans from Wunders. When South African fashion designer Craig Port renovated a traditional Bakoven ranch-style house in 2006, he ga
a family home by the sea
What was once planned to be a hedonistic bachelor pad has turned into a luxe yet lived-in family home on the Atlantic Seaboard
Family ties
A nondescript Green Point house gets dramatically updated into an open-plan family home with unrivalled views
life on the bright side
This Atlantic Seaboard apartment is a trove of design treasures and a celebration of colourful creativity
Dreaming on the West Coast
The understated elegance of this lagoon holiday house makes for a glorious getaway
A Sea-Facing Sanctuary in Scarborough
This Nordic-style house is magically situated on idyllic terrain
By the time you reach the remote scattering of houses that’s known as Scarborough, you’ve succumbed to the sense of serenity that draws people to this special spot on the edge of the Cape Point Nature Reserve. For Craig Price there’s something almost sacred about the land on which he has created his glass, wood and steel house. ‘I pick up on the natural energy of this place,’ he says. ‘I’ve always felt extremely relaxed here. That’s why I decided to build on this spot.’ He has such a connection with the property that he was at pains not to impact on the site. Instead he only removed alien vegetation and w
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