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A rustic-chic South African home with breathtaking views

This South African home hints at its owners’ jet-set lifestyle, yet still retains a grounded, albeit stylish, sense of reality

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Added 16:32 | August 17, 2016
  • This home in South Africa enjoys an unmatched position high above Cape Town’s City Bowl.

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  • The metal-filigree screen on the study’s glass wall adds an unexpected, softening touch.

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  • Wood, stone, coral and ceramics inform the décor throughout, creating a relaxed, layered feel.

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  • The giant circular window brings the lush cool garden right into the dining area, adding welcome greenery to the space.

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  • The kitchen boasts an impressive marble island, a built-in cabinet and a cooking station.

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  • This restful bedroom opens to the garden and has been finished with soft natural colours and cascading artwork.

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This multilevel South African home is flexible enough to suit every season – a snug nest in winter and a cool retreat in the summer months, with the overall palette confined to taupe, sand and stone.

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