Take a Peek Inside a Contemporary Home in South Africa’s Wine Country

center_img Editors’ Recommendations Beyond the kitchen is a dining area and the living room which feature a massive fireplace that reaches to the ceiling. The streamlined seating is positioned to look out onto the lagoon. This space also opens up to the outside thanks to the metal mesh screens. Stepping out from the family room, there is a large covered patio complete with seating and a dining set, providing the perfect area for entertaining. A staircase of glass, concrete, and steel leads up to the private spaces which include the bedrooms and bathrooms. Here the master bedroom cantilevers out over the covered patio below, providing unobstructed views of the water and mountains. A sloped ceiling protects the room from the sun while still offering a feeling of spaciousness. The exterior corner of the room is made of sliding glass panels, allowing the space to fully open up to the private deck. Throughout the home, the contemporary architecture is complemented by simple, masculine furnishings. Nothing is overdone. Every room has just what it needs to provide comfort and style while still feeling luxurious. The simplistic style of Benguela Cove House ensures that the beautiful South African landscape remains the star of the show.For another Southern Hemisphere home, check out this house in Australia that came into existence only after a huge bushfire. The Opus OP15′ Is a Tricked-Out, Off-Road-Ready Travel Trailer SAOTA Previous SAOTA Next Shark House’s Dramatic Angles Have Serious Bite last_img read more