The house spotted on is located in Voelklip, Hermanus, South Africa and it was realized by SAOTA. The gently sloping site presented the opportunity for a split-level living space allowing lounge, dining to be placed above the bedrooms on the ground level, all enjoying dramatic sea views. The double volume family room and kitchen form the heart of the home and form the connection between the sea facing accommodation and the internal sunny terraces, pool and garden. The main garden courtyard functions as a large wind free and sunny outdoor entertainment environment.

SAOTA (Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects), is driven by the dynamic combination of Stefan Antoni, Philip Olmesdahl and Greg Truen who share a potent vision easily distinguished in their buildings and an innovative and dedicated approach to the execution of projects internationally, nationally and locally.


 The lounge area near the pool provides a wide relaxation area with outdoor beds, pillows, and armchairs. The designer used natural colors that remind you the house is placed near the beach.

 Spots of light create a dreamy atmosphere in the evening. 

 Materials were selected to enhance the beach-house character of the building while at the same time adding touches of sophisticated detail.

 The kitchen 


 The dining room is modern, yet elegant and sophisticated. Notice the lamp above the table…a lot of white candles light the room!