Surfer's Paradise

Don't let me mislead you with the title of this post. This home is not in Surfers Paradise, Australia, but in Plettenberg Bay, South Africa. It is, however, a surfer's paradise, and everything my Mr. would love in a home - easy walking distance to a great surf beach; an outdoor bath, shower, and swimming pool for when you're not surfing; and relaxed, easy-care living with great indoor/outdoor flow.

Lucky enough to live here are Wojtek and Frances Orzechowski, and their son, Tadjio. The U-shaped central living area is sheltered from prevailing winds, so the swimming pool and covered dining area get plenty of use.

The slatted wooden doors that separate the master bedroom from the pool area provide a nice contrast to the vertical wooden walls. The master bedroom is calm and serene with a dressing area tucked away behind the wall that also acts as a headboard.

Tadjio has a dream bedroom with a triple layered bunk bed, and the ladder also leads to a communal study above.

The dining and living areas are decorated in beachy tones to enhance the relaxed vibe.

The Orzechowski's worked with local architect and close friend, Tessa van Schaik, when it came to designing and building their home. As a proud Kiwi, I loved discovering that their initial inspiration came from a New Zealand home.

via House & Leisure

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