It’s not just that several Villa Concepts properties are adorned with stunning pieces by leading international artists, and that the city’s burgeoning contemporary gallery scene is acclaimed as the best in the southern hemisphere.
Every February the Cape Town Art Fair attracts in the global ‘glitter-arty’ for a week-long orgy of exclusive exhibitions, previews, and private views.
Here are three villas stuffed with enough eye-popping visuals to keep the artsy party going, whatever the time of the year.
The unflinching gaze of several giant Nelson Makamo portraits in 20 Top Road may well provide the motivation for even the most sedentary art-lover to make use of the cliff-side infinity pool and the impressive sea-facing gymnasium.
As well as four huge bedrooms, and an enormous oceanside deck, the well-hung walls in Moondance feature majestic works by African art superstars William Kentridge and Cryus Kibaru.
If anyone ever tires of the elegant Angus Taylor sculptures dotted around 145 Kloof Road, a quick glance at the magnificent coastal views will refresh the most jaded ‘palette’.