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The best of Hamptons and French Provencal living, in Africa

Home by Architect Frikkie Rautenbach
The best of Hamptons and French Provencal living, in Africa


Breezy Hampton’s architecture channeling a French country-house style.


So, we’ve all heard a hundred times that in property - location is everything. Why? Because even if the existing house totally fails at making the most of its location, you can still buy the place, bring in some jackhammers - then build a home worthy of its setting. Like they did in this week’s featured home.

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The original, breezy, Hamptons’ architecture is designed for an expansive feeling of sitting IN the scenery – and that’s just what Frikkie and Anna have achieved.

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Architect Frikkie Rautenbach and interior designer Anna Smit agreed with their client on a blend of the open, light, Hamptons look of America’s East Coast and the French, country-house style which influenced it. 

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By removing the old staircase and eighty percent of the first floor slab the space now welcomes sun light into an entertainment and family area.

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Hamptons’ architecture is designed for an expansive feeling of sitting in the scenery – and that’s just what Frikkie and Anna have achieved. 

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