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Property Pick - Stunning beauty in Rooi Els

Situated on the rocky north-facing point at Rooi Els, Western Cape surrounded by the mountains lies a bold architectural steel-frame home with 360-degree views - our Property Pick of the day.


4 Bedroom House for sale in Rooi Els, Western Cape

Designed by the world-renowned Elphick Proome Architects, this smart home is an ode to what can be done with glass, ash wood, natural stone, steel and a flair for innovation. The environmentally friendly masterpiece took five years to of skilful planning and boasts with 450m² of internal, minimalistic space, 46 meter long timber balconies surrounding the four sides of glass living space, four en-suite bedrooms, an elevated swimming pool and a hot tub above the crashing waves. 

The entire structure is clad in a series of electronically operated timber screens, which serve as veranda roofs when the residents are home and then drop down to form seamless security. 

Upstairs, you can choose an open “zen “ like space or you can choose to break up the living areas with wooden screens which slide across to separate the sections for privacy. 

Everything from the sleek touch press cabinetry to the invisible switches and plugs as well as the air conditioning, underfloor heating dials, plumbing and wiring...all controlled by an ipad...are a delight! 

Downstairs, there is a second entertainment level, gym, steam room, wine cellar, laundry and plenty of storage.

Choose to have everything open for those hot summer days or cocoon yourself in timber slats as if, sitting under a beach umbrella and being part of her unique gentle presence which nestles above the most unique floral kingdom in the world and enjoy this man-made extension of the landscape. 



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