A gen­er­ous cov­ered stoep al­lows ca­sual out­door en­joy­ment of the breath­tak­ing views over fyn­bos to the la­goon

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pitch and a limit on size.

These were con­straints Cooke was happy to con­cede to: “The limit on size is strictly con­trolled and it’s one as­pect of the rules that, over­all, worked very well. The house flies low in the veld, so doesn’t pro­trude too much from the land­scape.”

That and its white­washed walls, gen­tly pitched and painted cor­ru­gated-iron roof and painted shut­ters make the house feel part of the his­tory of the area.

The house is a modest 140m a per­fectly pro­por­tioned beach house of­fer­ing open-plan liv­ing and three bed­rooms, with the op­tion of additional sleep­ing space for chil­dren in

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