Q&A Costs Price tag: R927 330
with Christo and Annaat
Any cost-cutting tips? Building and construction is very expensive, so ask for recommendations from people in the area. Locals often have good advice, especially when it comes to beach homes. If you’re uncertain about anything, seek professional help and avoid costly fix-ups later. Our friend, and paint expert, Anita Bestbier from Create Connect Inspire got the colours we wanted just right! Where did you get your ideas? TV, magazines, online, restaurants, construction sites, exhibitions, friends – and our creative daughter Lismari was a huge help and inspiration! What do you enjoy most about your home? That it’s finally finished! And that it’s light, airy and has the most beautiful view.
The couple retained and treated the original deck that surrounds a portion of the home upstairs. Sand-coloured tiles resembling old stones were added for a modern touch and the deck was weather-protected with three coats of Woodoc Clear Exterior Sealer Marine. “We always eat outside when the weather is good,”