Elegant simplicity – this relaxed beach house in South Africa is huddled between protected Milkwood trees in environmentally precious area with an enchanting panorama towards the sea. The house facade is rivet with a series of bronze sliding screens that are inspired by the milkwood trees and give the home its unique aura.
The spaces inside the house are open and spacious, floating in abundance of light that reflect magnificently by the light natural textures of the upholstery and the wooden elements. The ground level, situated alongside the water- swimming pool deck, is one impressive continuous space with eye catching wooden columns, elegant contemporary furnishing and ceilings clad with timber slats that carry certain lightness to the space. The aligned timber ceiling solution carries on to the second floor where the four bedrooms are shaded under spacious individual verandas.
All the spaces of the house are opening either towards the sea panorama or the garden light by the setting sun and this strong natural presents, can be encountered in all the interior details. The floors are hinting for a beach experience with their sand color surfaces achieved either by polished concrete or wooden parquet; the textures and upholsteries are in natural earthly colors – linen white, beige and gray with discreet touches of azure and charcoal here and there.