Houses

Seaside
the great escape: a video tour of a luxury llandudno holiday home
A dynamic hideaway high above the waters of Llandudno pays tribute to the continent of Africa in a modern, minimalist way
a chic durban estate home is inspired by the Bahamas
This home’s considered design and offbeat details give it a luxe resort feel Inspired by contemporary tropical style
Earth meets sky in this Clifton home
A new house on Cape Town’s Atlantic Seaboard aims to be more deferential to the natural beauty of its setting, and friendlier to people on the street
A Plettenberg Bay home away from home
The earthy tones and sumptuous textures in this Plettenberg Bay getaway proved the perfect way to enhance the unique property’s sweeping views
American Shutters introduce Gear Tilt security shutters
A stylish solution for homes that need protection without compromising on views
When the MacMillans were given the opportunity to include American Shutters in their home in Kalk Bay in Cape Town, they jumped at the chance. ‘We have always loved the look of American Shutters and the quality is outstanding. The overall clean design of the shutters has worked exceptionally well and added immense value t
We chat to the architects of a street-friendly seaside home
This isn't your blank, overpowering mansion typical of the Atlantic Seaboard
Contrast abounds in this Umhlanga home
Bold, modern design sits comfortably alongside tactile texture and personal touches
An adventurous home in Bakoven
Mixing raw materials, lush foliage and clever design, this Cape Town abode packs a powerful punch
A layered retreat in Green Point
This Cape Town bungalow on a narrow plot was transformed into a spacious three-bedroom abode
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
Architect Gawie Fagan and his wife Gwen built ‘Die Es’ in Camps Bay back in 1965 and, after more than 50 years, it remains one of the area’s most beautiful abodes. If we had to make a list of the most recognisable homes in the Cape, ‘Die Es’ would surely be one of them. With its distinct wave-like roof, the house is a meeting of two worlds: highly conceptual design and practical everyday use. Architect Gawie Fagan and his wife Gwen built it in Camps Bay back in 1965 and, after more than 50 years, it remains one of the area’s most beautiful residences. We met up with the couple to talk
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