The renovated version of Greg Mellor's Barrydale home features salvaged doors and an open-plan layout. Picture: Karl Rogers, House and Garden
The renovated version of Greg Mellor's Barrydale home features salvaged doors and an open-plan layout. Picture: Karl Rogers, House and Garden
In the main bedroom, rescue puppy Alfie lies on the bed, which was made by Jean du Preez. A corner fireplace is a winter essential. Picture: Karl Rogers,House and Garden
In the main bedroom, rescue puppy Alfie lies on the bed, which was made by Jean du Preez. A corner fireplace is a winter essential. Picture: Karl Rogers,House and Garden
The living room's hearth warms the entire space, while slipcovered sofas offer relaxed comfort. Picture: Karl Rogers, House and Garden
The living room's hearth warms the entire space, while slipcovered sofas offer relaxed comfort. Picture: Karl Rogers, House and Garden
A table detail in the main bedroom. Picture: Karl Rogers, House and Garden
A table detail in the main bedroom. Picture: Karl Rogers, House and Garden
In the second bedroom. a moss-green fringed armchair stands in front of a chocolate-brown wardrobe. Picture: Karl Rogers, House and Garden
In the second bedroom. a moss-green fringed armchair stands in front of a chocolate-brown wardrobe. Picture: Karl Rogers, House and Garden
Rustic tubs in one of the bathrooms get the full benefit of the sun. Picture: Karl Rogers, House and Garden
Rustic tubs in one of the bathrooms get the full benefit of the sun. Picture: Karl Rogers, House and Garden
The built-in cement vanity has a curtain to conceal bathing paraphernalia. Picture: Karl Rogers, House and Garden
The built-in cement vanity has a curtain to conceal bathing paraphernalia. Picture: Karl Rogers, House and Garden
Hector Meyer and Greg Mellor in the kitchen with their three dogs, rough collies Liza and Luke and Alfie. Gregor Jenkin made the kitchen island and the lights were brought from Sydney. Picture: Karl Rogers, House and Garden
Hector Meyer and Greg Mellor in the kitchen with their three dogs, rough collies Liza and Luke and Alfie. Gregor Jenkin made the kitchen island and the lights were brought from Sydney. Picture: Karl Rogers, House and Garden
A wooden dresser painted yellow inside from Dominic Touwen offers a rare splash of colour. The tub chair is from Classic Revivals. Picture: Karl Rogers, House and Garden
A wooden dresser painted yellow inside from Dominic Touwen offers a rare splash of colour. The tub chair is from Classic Revivals. Picture: Karl Rogers, House and Garden
The mountain's mood changes with the light. Picture: Karl Rogers, House and Garden
The mountain's mood changes with the light. Picture: Karl Rogers, House and Garden

In his country home, Greg Mellor has combined inherited antiques, natural textures and timeless textiles for charming blend of class Cape and rustic romance.

Pictures: Karl Rogers, House & Garden