Modern Cape Town Residence Has Its Own Private Cinema

A strong love for color and the appreciation for the multitude and diversity of materials is what inspired the unique design of this family home in the suburbs of Cape Town. It was a project developed by studios Jenny Mills Architecture and ARRCC and it’s a perfect blend between a modern exterior and a vibrant and exciting interior.  An open and spacious entrance hall ensures a smooth transition between the indoor and outdoor and introduces you into a welcoming living area furnished with brightly-colored, geometric pieces complemented by eye-catching artwork.

The house enjoys a strong and organic connection to the outdoors which is visible on all sides
The house enjoys a strong and organic connection to the outdoors which is visible on all sides

An exterior dining area and an outdoor kitchen with a pizza oven and a fireplace create a pleasant entertainment area for those moments when you want to enjoy the fresh and beautiful weather but still be close to the house.

The living room features a big U-shaped lounge nook with comfortable sofas and small tables
The living room features a big U-shaped lounge nook with comfortable sofas and small tables
The colored area rug helps to ground the living room and gives it a very cozy appearance
The colored area rug helps to ground the living room and gives it a very cozy appearance
Full-height windows bring the beauty of the outdoors inside the house
Full-height windows bring the beauty of the outdoors inside the house
There are a lot of sources of color and pattern inside the house and this includes the rugs and accent pillows
There are a lot of sources of color and pattern inside the house and this includes the rugs and accent pillows
The entrance hall is defined by the gorgeous marble floor which adds a sophisticated vibe to the decor
The entrance hall is defined by the gorgeous marble floor which adds a sophisticated vibe to the decor
There are numerous elements which help ensure a warm and inviting ambiance, including the layout and the choice of materials
There are numerous elements which help ensure a warm and inviting ambiance, including the layout and the choice of materials
The owner's large collection of artwork is displayed throughout the house, giving each room a unique feel
The owner’s large collection of artwork is displayed throughout the house, giving each room a unique feel
The dark-stained wooden flooring sets a warm vibe throughout the house and also connects the spaces visually
The dark-stained wooden flooring sets a warm vibe throughout the house and also connects the spaces visually
Every room is infused with color and that really makes each space stand out and have its own personality
Every room is infused with color and that really makes each space stand out and have its own personality
Color is also an important part of the outdoor areas and that's where nature steps in
Color is also an important part of the outdoor areas and that’s where nature steps in
Out on the terrace a large fireplace makes this casual space feel extra inviting and comfortable
Out on the terrace a large fireplace makes this casual space feel extra inviting and comfortable

The pergola design completes this space and gives it a bohemian allure. Inside, there’s an inviting social area which connects the open kitchen, lounge area and dining space, with a staircase leading down to the basement level which houses a cinema room, a cigar room and a wine cellar. It’s not every day we come across a beautiful house that has it all.

A staircase leads down to the basement. It combines marble, glass, timber and brass into an amazing composition
A staircase leads down to the basement. It combines marble, glass, timber and brass into an amazing composition
Down on the basement level there's a private cinema with a big screen and comfortable seats
Down on the basement level there’s a private cinema with a big screen and comfortable seats
The basement level also houses a wine cellar and a cigar room, both with very elegant designs
The basement level also houses a wine cellar and a cigar room, both with very elegant designs


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