Making an Entrance: Dramatic Courtyard in Hermanus, South Africa

A tranquil courtyard with a pond, fountains and a covered walkway sets a soothing tone for this dramatic contemporary home.

Photo By: Chas Everitt International Property Group, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Chas Everitt International Property Group, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Chas Everitt International Property Group, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Chas Everitt International Property Group, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Chas Everitt International Property Group, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Chas Everitt International Property Group, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Chas Everitt International Property Group, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Chas Everitt International Property Group, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Chas Everitt International Property Group, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Chas Everitt International Property Group, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Contemporary Asian Courtyard With Wooden Front Door

A contemporary courtyard nods to Asian influences with its stone bridge over the pond and Indonesian statues flanking the doorway. The pitched roof resembles traditional Asian-style architecture.

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Contemporary White Exterior With Black Window Frames

Sharp lines, a flat roof and windows without grids give this home a definitively contemporary look. Black window frames stand out against the all-white exterior.

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Contemporary Great Room Hallway

An imposing hallway runs down the middle of the home, separating its multiple living spaces and creating a grand entry. Lighting buried in gravel on the floor shines on paintings hung on the wall for an art gallery feel.

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Transitional Open Great Room With Neutral Sectional

A faded vintage rug anchors this casual living space in the open great room. The gray cotton sofa with curved arms adds a contemporary touch. An Asian-inspired coffee table brings an unexpected element.

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Contemporary Open Formal Dining Room With White Chairs

Gorgeous cherry wood floors create a sophisticated contrast against crisp white walls and dining chairs. Recessed walls showcase family photographs, crystal serveware and an Asian statue. A simple wooden table looks elegant with a white table runner and natural floral arrangement.

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Contemporary Traditional Great Room With Cove Lighting

A blend of traditional and contemporary styles mingle in this great room with red floral armchairs next to sleek, x-base tables. The drop ceiling with cove lighting makes the formal space feel cozy yet modern.

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Gray and White Contemporary Beachside Bedroom With Window Wall

Black window grids act as frames for the incredible ocean view outside this bedroom. Two throw pillows serve as the single pop of color, perfectly matching the ocean's light blue hue.

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Contemporary Neutral Double Vanity Bathroom With Glass Shower

Beige stone tile covers the walls and floors of this bathroom for a peaceful, spa-like feel. An all-glass shower enclosure and large frameless mirror makes the space appear bigger and more open. A dark wood floating vanity with his and hers sinks anchors the room.

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Contemporary Pergola and Patio With Pool

A small patch of grass defines the tanning area next to the pool. The contemporary pergola covers a hardwood patio that sits just outside the formal sitting room, creating a fluid indoor-outdoor living space.

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Rooftop Patio With Black and White Striped Outdoor Cushions

Black and white striped outdoor cushions on built-in benches bring a fun, playful element to this outdoor patio. A teak outdoor dining table and benches make for the perfect spot to drink morning coffee or enjoy an alfresco dinner at sunset.

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