International Homes: Forest Home in South Africa

This unique home redefines indoor-outdoor living thanks to a pool that flows all the way through the house. The home has several windows and retractable doors that allow for prime views of its Ballito, South Africa, setting, and for creating a feeling of being one with nature.

Photo By: Jawitz Properties Ltd., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Jawitz Properties Ltd., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Jawitz Properties Ltd., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Jawitz Properties Ltd., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Jawitz Properties Ltd., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Jawitz Properties Ltd., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Jawitz Properties Ltd., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Jawitz Properties Ltd., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Jawitz Properties Ltd., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Jawitz Properties Ltd., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Jawitz Properties Ltd., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Jawitz Properties Ltd., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Jawitz Properties Ltd., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Jawitz Properties Ltd., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Jawitz Properties Ltd., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Jawitz Properties Ltd., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Jawitz Properties Ltd., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Jawitz Properties Ltd., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Rustic yet Contemporary South African Home

A brick driveway leads to this rustic family home in South Africa that blends stacked stone with warm woods. The four bedroom home features an all-glass front door that provides a seamless view straight through the backyard and views beyond.
From: Jawitz Properties Ltd. and Luxury Portfolio International®

Contemporary Entryway With Floating Walkway

Water is an integral part of this contemporary home's design. A walkway creates a unique experience as it floats above the water to lead up the floor-to-ceiling glass entryway. The home welcomes in its natural surroundings through the use of stacked stone walls, warm woods and even a stone pebble garden at the base of the stairs.
From: Jawitz Properties Ltd. and Luxury Portfolio International®

Open Floor Plan Living Room is Masculine, Inviting

Stone floor ground this open concept home, which uses natural wood throughout as well to reflect its surroundings. The living room mixes masculine leathers, animal skin rugs and a variety of end tables to create a space that's masculine, inviting and great for entertaining.
From: Jawitz Properties Ltd. and Luxury Portfolio International®

Backlit Island in Contemporary Kitchen

The large island takes center stage in this contemporary, open floor plan kitchen. Sleek wood barstools pull up to the island, which is backlit to create a cool design element in the space.
From: Jawitz Properties Ltd. and Luxury Portfolio International®

Contemporary Kitchen is Open, Welcoming

Sleek cabinets combine with crisp white countertops in this contemporary kitchen. The large center island is clad in a waterfall countertop and opens up to the dining space. Large windows provide beautiful views of the natural surroundings.
From: Jawitz Properties Ltd. and Luxury Portfolio International®

Elegant Dining Room is Open, Welcoming

A sleek wood dining table is surrounded by comfortable armchairs for a warm gathering place for family and friends. A dangling crystal chandelier brings a touch of glam to the space.
From: Jawitz Properties Ltd. and Luxury Portfolio International®

Contemporary Home Office Loft

Making the most of the open hallway on the second floor, the loft area is transformed into a chic home office. Comfortable chairs with tripod bases combine with a sleek white desk with a beautiful view of the rose gold bubble chandelier.
From: Jawitz Properties Ltd. and Luxury Portfolio International®

Open, Contemporary Bedroom With Beautiful Views

The sleek platform bed dressed in plush linens has stunning views of the South African landscape. Windows slide back to open the bedroom up to natural surroundings, while a pair of oversized armchairs and ottomans are a comfortable spot to relax.
From: Jawitz Properties Ltd. and Luxury Portfolio International®

Contemporary Meets Rustic Bedroom

Wallpaper with a rustic vibe creates a striking focal wall behind the pair of twin beds dressed in simple, natural fibers. Blue striped pillows and a graphic rug add pattern and texture to the space, while a large window allows in tons of natural light.
From: Jawitz Properties Ltd. and Luxury Portfolio International®

Warm, Inviting Home Theater and Game Room

Recessed lights in the floral tile ceiling create a starry night effect over the home theater and game room. Comfortable recliners are the perfect spot to enjoy a movie, while a bar-height table is ideal for grabbing a snack or playing a game.
From: Jawitz Properties Ltd. and Luxury Portfolio International®

Contemporary Outdoor Living With Sleek Pool

A rim flow swimming pool flows naturally through the home into the forest to create a peaceful flow of energy. The open floor plan home seamlessly combines the indoor and outdoor spaces to take in stunning views of surrounding South Africa.
From: Jawitz Properties Ltd. and Luxury Portfolio International®

Contemporary Pool Reflects Home's Style

The swimming pool, which flows through the entryway and around dining and living spaces, is an integral part of this contemporary house's design. Walls open up to the outdoors creating a seamless transition to the natural surroundings.
From: Jawitz Properties Ltd. and Luxury Portfolio International®

Luxurious Indoor/Outdoor Pool in Contemporary Home

A contemporary swimming pool flows naturally through the contemporary South African home into the forest beyond, creating a peaceful flow of energy throughout the space. Stepping pavers lead across the pool in the house to connect rooms, while the all-glass entryway creates a seamless transition from the front yard.
From: Jawitz Properties Ltd. and Luxury Portfolio International®

Rustic, Contemporary Home With Open Floor Plan

The contemporary meets rustic home seamlessly blends the indoors and out with walls that open directly to the outdoor seating areas and a swimming pool that flows straight through the house.
From: Jawitz Properties Ltd. and Luxury Portfolio International®

Contemporary, Welcoming Outdoor Living Space With Views

Rich woods create a welcoming, contemporary deck surrounding the sleek swimming pool in the South African outdoor living space. A covered pavilion provides a space to gather out of the sun and enjoy the views.
From: Jawitz Properties Ltd. and Luxury Portfolio International®

Open, Welcoming Home With Tropical Backyard

The luxurious South African home seamlessly blends the indoors and out. Multiple seating areas throughout the backyard create the perfect spaces for entertaining.
From: Jawitz Properties Ltd. and Luxury Portfolio International®

Covered Outdoor Living Space is Relaxing, Inviting

A floating walkway leads from the open concept home to a covered pavilion, where an oversized chandelier makes a dramatic statement. Comfortable outdoor furniture is the perfect spot to relax and take in the surrounding views of Ballito, South Africa.
From: Jawitz Properties Ltd. and Luxury Portfolio International®

Inviting Backyard Pool at Contemporary, Rustic Home

This family home in Zimbali floats in its tranquil surrounds with several bodies of water, including koi ponds, water features and a rim-flow swimming pool. Glass used throughout the home optimizes the views of the South African surroundings.
From: Jawitz Properties Ltd. and Luxury Portfolio International®