The oldest house in Richmond transformed into a masterpiece

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Photographs Greg Cox l Production Marian van Wyk

Jan Sauer made the rustic table and benches from sleepers he found lying in the garden when he bought the house. They are mounted on cement legs.

Jan Sauer constructed the steel shelves in the kitchen; they complement the style of the space and keep his glassware close at hand. The trophy head above the fireplace is from a kudu he shot on the farm Sweetfontein between Britstown and De Aar. Black pendant lights from Weylandts; bar stools bought on auction; fireplace surround from Vasco Henriques

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