Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Stats: 6 bedrooms, 6 baths, 21,500 sq. ft.
Price: $5.6 million
Pedigree: Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects, an award-winning South African firm, designed this four-story waterfront villa in 2008. Covered terraces, timber cladding and eye-catching overhangs distinguish the clean-lined structure, whose primary living spaces are arranged in an open plan. The top-floor master suite enjoys panoramic mountain and ocean vistas.
Property values: Set in a gated community, the plot measures less than an acre but contains a swimming pool and direct beach access.
Talking point: Among the many amenities are an elevator, a gym, a climate-controlled wine cellar, and staff quarters.
Contact: Lew Geffen, 011-27-11-886-8070
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