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walking in memphis: a tour of a mountainside farmhouse
A collector’s curation of architecture, art and design is synchronised in a mountainside farmhouse in South Africa’s Overberg region,
the ties that bind: a video tour of a bishopscourt farmhouse
Watch: An architect, interior designer and landscaper created a warm yet sophisticated family farmhouse in Bishopscourt
watch: a video tour of chef jacques erasmus’ Karoo home
A 160-year-old farmhouse in the Klein Karoo has been nostalgically reimagined with a country kitchen at its heart
Video tour of Edoardo Villa’s Mid-Century house
Discover what it's like to live in an architectural landmark
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
The north-facing living room was originally an artist’s studio and features large glazed windows in their original frames. When you first see the intimidating exterior of this villa in Lugano, Switzerland, it is difficult to imagine what is secreted away behind its high walls. Built on a plot that sits between a road and a for
Inside Karen Roos’ 18th-century farmhouse
Simplicity, authenticity and practical magic define this Cape Dutch home at Babylonstoren
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
country living
A large tumbledown Constantia home gets transformed into an entertainer’s dream
The botanical farmhouse
With its abundance of blooms and fynbos, this property just outside Stellenbosch is a haven for the botanically inclined
Escape To Eden
A creative couple swapped a New York apartment for a rambling Constantia property
The horse-riding trails and vineyards of Cape Town’s Constantia couldn’t be further from New York’s hip and edgy Brooklyn, especially for fashion designer Lindy Cohen and her music-producer husband Marc Algranti. Yet, that’s precisely the move they have made. ‘New York was incredible, but it was less great when we had kids,’ explains Lindy, who worked as a buyer for Anthropologie and as creative director for fashion label Liquid during her 11 years in the Big Apple. We wanted to have space, nature and family,’ she says, ‘to give our children the same sort of upbringing that we had.’ Having spent two long
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