House Oranjezicht:  Patios by ATTIK Design

9 perfect outdoor spaces from South African homes

Aqeelah Bawa-Osman Aqeelah Bawa-Osman
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Any South African values the outdoors and fresh air, especially when designing their home. In this homify feature, we look at 9 awesome outdoor spaces that are perfectly welcoming and elegant. Whether you're looking simple ideas to upgrade your home, or for tips and tricks to enhance your patio revamp, then our team of professionals have you covered. Let's take a look!

1. Vineyard vibes

House Morningside: modern Garden by Ferguson Architects
Ferguson Architects

House Morningside

Ferguson Architects

An outdoor area that is comfortable, private and shaded is a fantastic option for those blistering summer days in the sun.

2. On the deck

A patio at the poolside is great for a homeowner that enjoys socialising and entertaining. Pool parties will never be the same again.

3. Up above

House Cowies Hill: modern Living room by Ferguson Architects
Ferguson Architects

House Cowies Hill

Ferguson Architects

Think about how to incorporate a terrace into your home that's built into the hillside. Here we catch a glimpse of the glorious treetops!

4. Cute and quaint

Create an inviting outdoor reading nook in your cute yet quaint garden with simple seating and pretty planters.

5. Built-in

New outdoor room for Pieter and Annelize: modern Garden by Gorgeous Gardens
Gorgeous Gardens

New outdoor room for Pieter and Annelize

Gorgeous Gardens

Use leftover bricks from your home renovation to build an outdoor seating area in your garden. Include some cosy, colourful scatter cushions to optimise comfort and style.

6. Vintage

Repurpose that old iron table and chair set from grandma's house and make your garden vintage and vibrant again.

7. Permanent

Lynnwood Strubenkop Estate : modern Garden by Gorgeous Gardens
Gorgeous Gardens

Lynnwood Strubenkop Estate

Gorgeous Gardens

Put up a permanent pergola that will serve as an awesome outdoor area for those breakfasts in the sun. Include some weather resistant furniture so you won't need to worry about this space too much. It's essential for a large garden!

8. Courtyard

A courtyard can be converted as a usable outdoor area, perfect for Al Fresco meals or entertaining loved ones over the holidays. The sultry illumination showcases just how comfortable this space will be at dusk on a clear summer evening.

9. Chic

House Oranjezicht:  Patios by ATTIK Design
ATTIK Design

House Oranjezicht

ATTIK Design

Our final patio is chic and cheery, with stunning patterns decorating the space, glorious greenery and of course enough seating for a modern family. Have a look at DIY: Build your own BBQ in 5 easy steps for more garden ideas.

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