Sanctuary House in Cape Town by SAOTA

Architects from SAOTA have done an amazing job on a gorgeous contemporary house in Cape Town, South Africa. The site was bought by a client who loved the initial Design Concept, that was made for the previous owner, and wanted to go ahead as planned.

Siting on a 874,7sqm plot this stunning house has a lot to offer beginning with the dramatic sloped site and breathtaking views. The house has 5 floors which connect to the adjacent natural ground level or raised platforms. Moreover it is only 2 storys above Nettleton Road.

Everything was designed to blend in with the surrounding portions of the site, especially the second floor. Here the principal living spaces house two generous living rooms, an open plan kitchen and a dining room. Due to the huge floor to ceiling windows all rooms open out to terraces or garden spaces and, also, benefit from tones of natural light.

What’s more all floors are connected by an open tread staircase and lift core, with a beautiful skylight. The first floor hosts a cellar, pool table, an art collection, bar and open media room. The next half level accommodates the staff quarters and plant room. The third and fourth floors host the en0suite bedrooms, a triple garage, a study and the entrance hall at street level.

This astounding modern house is a first class property, it is distinguished and a once in a lifetime opportunity. With superb views and contemporary furnishings this house is a sanctuary to retreat to.



Published by in Architecture, on September 1st, 2011

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