by La Grange Interiors
Yzerfontein The Olive Tree
La Grange Interiors
The Water’s Edge. Appearing like a continuation of the horizon, this South African home is a luxurious example of how to elevate coastal style.
Words and styling MARTIN JACOBS PHOTOGRAPHY KARL ROGERS
Listen to owners Karin König and Fred de Beer recount the story of what it took to plant the olive tree that gives Olive Tree Villa its name and you have to marvel at the unlikeliness of its survival. From the site’s sandy soil and salty seasonal winds, to the fact that it needed to be airlifted into its heroic courtyard position, everything was against it.
Welcome to La Grange Interiors, a curated furniture and décor destination with an exclusive offering of (locally manufactured) luxurious soft furnishings, timeworn antiques and accessories sourced from all around the globe or custom designed by owner, Sumari Krige herself. Beyond the retail aspect, the La Grange Interiors brand extends to an interior design and concept service taking on projects both locally and internationally. The brand effortlessly marries contemporary interiors with industrial influences and eclectic additions and above all, promotes easy, refined living.FIND OUT MORE →