Whimsical and flamboyant art of local artist David Kuijers is scattered throughout Atlanticview, tying in with the odd splash of colour around the home. The dark-oak-stained maple hardwood ceiling softens and creates a wonderful contrast to the natural plasterwork and cold raw tiles used on the floor. Favourite features in the home include a steam-shower that offers fantastic views of Table Mountain, the Apostles, and the property's tropical gardens and water features; and underfloor heating - something that is strangely uncommon in London. The Rock Room is one of Greg's favourites. It bears the name because, a rock that was in the way of the renovations has been literally covered in glass, and stands as a natural feature.
The room's excellent night-time views and the two-sided fireplace make it one of the most romantic spots in the house. The best has been made of the outdoor area, making entertaining easy and enjoyable. The infinity-edge swimming pool stands as a centrepiece, bordered by large palm trees. Although these trees seem to have been there for a long time, they were actually flown in and put in place with cranes once the renovations were complete. There is an outside bar on one side of the pool, which makes a perfect spot to watch the African sun rise or set.
The outdoor cooking areas include a pizza oven and three different types of braai: a traditional South African braai, a gas grill and a Brazilian barbecue. The outside shower is complete with side-jets and tiled to blend in with the natural rock that surrounds it. The overall feeling emanating from this home is one of understated elegance. The use of natural materials, contrasting textures and warm, pure colours have been perfectly combined to create a sophisticated yet African overture of luxury and style.