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CAPE FARMHOUSE VERNACULAR


Typical of the VERNACULAR farmhouse architecture of the Cape Wine region, this home has white walls and a thatch roof with the central gable as a focal point. The door and window apertures are quite small and regularly spaced.  



BY BEVERLEY HUI ARCHITECTS
DESIGNS BY OTHER ARCHITECTS


Cape Architecture Style

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FARMHOUSE IN STELLENBOSCH - ARCHITECT UNKNOWN

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  • The plan is designed in an H-shape
  • Stellenbosch Mountain makes for stunning views from the house
  • Chimneys are typical features of the farm houses
  • The loft is made usable by roof windows


  • FEATURES OF THIS CAPE STYLE



  • Straight gables
  • Walls in the colour white
  • Steeply pitched roofs

  • Walls Painted White

    Simplified Gable Design