BIG IDEA #1
BUILD ON AN EXISTING SITE
Renovating a historic house will reward you with a spacious home that’s cool in summer and warm in winter. Or consider building on a historic site: while it’s tempting to situate a new house on a farm’s koppie to maximise the view, the wind and sun will be intense. ‘The old people built practically; they worked with the sun and made sure there was water nearby. Our house is fed from a spring at Modderrivier,’ says Kevin.