An elegant home away from home on the Vaal Dam

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When we were growing up, my sister Lara and I enjoyed so many happy weekends and holidays in this house, and I’m so grateful that my children are now able to share the same experiences we had,” says Tanja Beyers.

Tanja and Lara’s parents, Lionel and Gi Alston, were founder members of the Stilbaai Yacht Club on the Gauteng shore of the Vaal Dam. Initially, they camped in a caravan, but when the club set aside plots for houses, they selected a site close to the water with a wonderful view.

“We enjoyed more than 30 years of good times here with Tanja and Lara,” says Lionel. Holidays revolved around all the water sports the location has to offer: yachting, water-skiing, kayaking and fishing.

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