11 South African style homes for your inspiration

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In love with the modern style? Or do you prefer something more country or rustic? Whatever architectural designs you fancy, you are sure to find the perfect home on today’s list, which takes a look at some breathtaking creations conjured up by some of South Africa’s finest talent.

Take note of a front door here, copy the style of a driveway there… just make sure to feel proudly South African about all these stunning examples!

1. Stone and wood – is there any better combination for some eye-catching texture?

2. This sleek and modern design is not afraid to flaunt its size.

3. How does a double-storey mansion with ocean views grab you?

Nettleton 199, ARRCC ARRCC Eclectic style houses

Nettleton 199


4. We just love the throwback to rural, farm-style houses of this modern stunner.

Modern Farmhouse - Silverlakes Nature Reserve Karel Keuler Architects Modern houses
Karel Keuler Architects

Modern Farmhouse—Silverlakes Nature Reserve

Karel Keuler Architects

5. This house was clearly built to entertain!

6. See how crucial the right lighting is for your front façade?

7. This classic design knows the value of including some lush greens.

Front of home Tru Interiors Country style house
Tru Interiors

Front of home

Tru Interiors

8. A high-rise modern build that towers out above the neighbours – jealous much?

9. Pitched roofing, picturesque window shutters and your own vineyard views – now we’re in love!

Western Exterior View Tim Ziehl Architects Country style house Cape Dutch Gables,Timber Shutters
Tim Ziehl Architects

Western Exterior View

Tim Ziehl Architects

10. A modern beauty that clearly knows the importance of “location, location, location”.

Private Residence, Steyn City, Fourways, Gauteng, Gelding Construction Company (PTY) Ltd Gelding Construction Company (PTY) Ltd Modern houses
Gelding Construction Company  (PTY) Ltd

Private Residence, Steyn City, Fourways, Gauteng

Gelding Construction Company (PTY) Ltd

11. We love how these timber panels add some striking rustic touches to an already memorable design.

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