This house, situated on the unique Pearl Valley Golf Property close to Paarl, Cape City, South Africa, exemplifies what Antoni Associates calls “barefoot luxurious dwelling” for its occupants. It’s designed round a central landscaped courtyard and, because the designers clarify, “focuses on household leisure with an emphasis on using pure supplies.” The household leisure half is straightforward: an easy indoor/outside meld and movement segues the lounge — with its giant plasma TV and leisure middle — into the outside, courtesy of the solar-drenched courtyard. Have an off-the-cuff drink on the trendy bar, with its excessive white stools, and also you get a bonus: a shining indoor “pond” water function at your quick left leads immediately via flooring-to-ceiling glass doorways to a deck that appears out on pristine, manicured golf greens.
Serve lunch on the bench-like desk and seating simply previous the courtyard — or a extra formal meal at a contemporary driftwood-look eating desk with modern “chain” artwork backlit as if by magic. Up a number of steps from the dwelling space is an all-white kitchen with breakfast bar — and cupboard doorways that may camouflage home equipment for an uncluttered look. A comfortable hearth nestles right into a marble encompass with white partitions and stone accents above it; a nonetheless-life graces the partitions above the stairwell. Lastly, for a pampering expertise upstairs, a deep soaking tub, towel warming rack, and different creature comforts make the bathtub “tucked beneath the eaves” a retreat value taking. The home at Pearl Valley 334 has all of it: recent air, sunshine, and an off-the-cuff, modern setting the place joyful friends can collect.