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HOUSE #1 – Modern Majesty

Styling Sven Alberding Photographs Micky Hoyle Original text Vicki Sleet WHEN January/February 2011 ISSUE Trends WHERE Tamboerskloof, Cape Town WHAT A whitewashed house, fringed with a colourful garden, perched high on a mountain slope overlooking the city… This comfortable triple-storey dwelling owes its contemporary appeal to the renovation expertise of its owners. Spotting the potential of what was a depressing ‘ode to ugly’, they began transforming the property into its current incarnation: a picture of imaginative restoration and on-trend design. Their appreciation of the ‘relatively classic’ and their love of colour is also evident in the decor – an agreeable combination of serenity and drama. WHO Charl Mouton and Willie Meyburgh If this home is your favourite, vote for it now and stand a chance to win home appliances from Siemens to the value of R30 000!