Winelands Villa by ARRCC + SAOTA in Cape Town, South Africa

Project: Winelands Villa
Architects: ARRCC + SAOTA
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Area: 7,986 sf
Year: 2020
Photographs by: Adam Letch

Winelands Villa by ARRCC + SAOTA

Nestled in the heart of the picturesque Val de Vie Estate, the Winelands Villa stands as a testament to the seamless integration of contemporary design with the natural beauty of the Paarl-Franschhoek Valley. The architects at ARRCC have crafted a modern masterpiece within the luxury smallholding concept, strategically positioned along the tranquil banks of the Berg River. This exquisite residence offers panoramic views of the majestic Drakenstein, Simonsberg, and Paarl Rock Mountains, all framed by a meticulously rehabilitated fynbos landscape.

The interior of Winelands Villa effortlessly captures the essence of a contemporary farm-style haven. Rich timber features blend harmoniously with sleek modern finishes, creating an inviting atmosphere that transcends traditional design boundaries. A defining element of the architectural ingenuity is the impressive 12-meter-long pocket sliding doors, allowing the living spaces to seamlessly merge with the surrounding landscape. This innovative approach not only maximizes the appreciation of the meticulously landscaped vistas but also provides an uninterrupted connection to the pristine mountain backdrops.

Inspired by Cape vernacular architecture and rural aesthetics, the Winelands Villa boasts a contemporary farmhouse-inflected design. The architects at ARRCC have successfully navigated the stylistic framework of the estate, re-imagining a refined contemporary country house that harmoniously coexists with its natural surroundings.

The vision was clear – to create a residence with ample entertainment space that beckons the outdoors in, fostering an immersive experience of the breathtaking surroundings. The result is a home that not only adheres to the estate’s standards but elevates them, offering a sophisticated blend of modern luxury and rural charm. Winelands Villa is more than a residence; it is a testament to the synergy between architectural vision and the natural landscape, where every detail has been carefully considered to create a truly exceptional living experience.


Tags: ARRCC, Cape Town, exterior, interior, landscape, luxury, SAOTA, South Africa, villa

Author: Fidan Jovanov

Fidan Jovanov

A young enthusiast with a passion for home decor and architecture, I love writing articles that inspire and guide readers in transforming their spaces into stylish, functional, and beautiful environments.


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