Natural Wonder

A charming beachside cottage in South Africa boasts impressive carbon footprint credentials—but scores big on style, too.

Master Bedroom
Photo: Mark Williams , Styling: Nathalie Williams

Think Locally

Many of the home's furnishings were made nearby. The metal four-poster in the master bedroom was created by a Cape Town craftsman; the patchwork throw on top was stitched together from past-season fabric samples the decorator had in her studio.

The four-poster bed was hand-forged by Rust & Roses.

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