Home-Office Goals: 7 Amazing South African House DesignsLast Updated: February 1, 2019
With such a high proportion of skilled architects and designers living in South Africa, the country is one of the global hot spots for dream residences. So let your home-office ambitions run wild, with these 7 wonderful South African house designs, which raise the bar for architectural inspiration
SOUTH Africa is one of the most desirable countries on the planet. A hugely popular tourist destination, it’s regarded also as one of the most amazing places to live on Earth. The country boasts a large number of extraordinarily beautiful homes. Entrepreneurial readers are invited to give free rein to their wildest ‘working from home’ ambitions by considering this list of 7 amazing South African house designs.
1. Cove 3 House, Knysna
COVE 3 House is a beautiful residence in Knysna, created by Saota and ARRCC, which boasts spectacular views, and has a spectacular interior, making the most of its natural beauty of its surroundings with large windows and an exterior pool.
2. House Tat, Johannesburg
AT THE stunning House Tat, visitors will be left speechless by the magnificent work of Nico Van Der Meulen Architects. The five-storey house was renovated to greater advantage of the spectacular views from its location, while maximising natural light in the interior and its modern, clean, uncluttered appearance.
3. Beachyhead, Plettenberg Bay
BEACHYHEAD is a residential project designed by Saota, one of the country’s most high-profile design companies. The company’s work on this Plettenberg Bay property makes for a dream home—an ideal environment for business and pleasure—that you would never want to leave.
4. Kloof Road House, Johannesburg
A UNIQUE design theme is the main talking point of Kloof Road House, created by Nico van der Meulen Architects and M Square Lifestyle Design. The dwelling’s distinctive and unusual exterior is an amazing curtain-raiser for a spectacularly contemporary yet also stylishly beautiful residence.
5. Blair Atholl, Johannesburg
THIS naturally-themed private residence in Blair Atholl, Johannesburg was designed in 2015 by Nico van der Meulen. There are residential comforts and sufficient space to run a business within its 8,073 square feet layout. The architects used natural-tone colour schemes and materials to make the residence fit in with its rural surroundings, while not overpowering the striking modernity of the home.
6. OVD 919, Cape Town
A STUNNING private residence designed by Saota, OVD 919 is located in Bantry Bay, Cape Town. The awesome views over the water are a breathtaking backdrop for domestic living, but also an inspiring element that could not fail in inspiring your entrepreneurial capacities to new heights!
7. Aloe Ridge House, Kwa Zulu Natal
THIS beautiful private residence, which was designed by Metropole Architects, is located in the Eden Rock Coastal Forest Estate along the southern coastal district of Kwa Zulu Natal, and is dominated by rich, dark wooden features that are complimented by modern, neutral colour schemes and furnishing hues.