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