It is an approved, environmentally integrated urban retirement lifestyle estate with facilities aimed at the active senior and those needing specialised care.
There will be approximately 57 houses, 98 independent living apartment units and 114 assisted living suites.
Arun (Pty) Ltd
Arun (Pty) Ltd and Old Mutual
The sectional title apartment properties range between 35m² – 150m². The sectional title individual properties range between 180 m² – 300m².
Yes, there will be services available for absent owners.
Various activities such as golf, birding, bowls, swimming, jogging trail, cycling, nature trail, gym, shopping malls will be available for residents.
The De Plattekloof Estate was conceptualized for active seniors with the family in mind.
Yes. There are excellent private hospitals namely Panorama Mediclinic and N1 City Hospital in the Plattekloof area.
Yes, it also employs a dedicated environmentalist who works on the project team.
The security at De Plattekloof is of the highest standards to ensure resident’s safety. Systems like controlled access and roving guards within an enclosed perimeter are but a few examples. Please see our security section on the website for a comprehensive list.
Potable water is provided as with all the other services, i.e. electrical and sewerage, via the local municipal services network.
Yes, but certain conditions apply. Please refer to the house rules for more information.
The only additional costs are the costs for conveyances and bond registration.
10% Deposit with guarantees or bond approval, with the balance payable on registration of transfer.
The formula for the calculation of municipal rates and taxes is as follows:
Estimated Monthly Rates = Sales Price less R200,000 x 0.0063970 / 365 x 30 days
The levy will be dependent on the specific property you purchase as will be reflected in the Deed of Sale, and will be subject to annual escalation of 8% on 1 January.
The levy covers Primary Healthcare Services for all, security, maintenance of public areas as well as estate management and administration and more. Please refer to Annexure “E” for comprehensive detail of what the levies include.
Levies are payable from occupation.
The De Plattekloof design centre provides a professional architectural service, which includes building design, sketch design, municipal approval drawings, full documentation and specification and also building supervision. We believe that the the nominated contractor and contracted arthitect – TV3 will be able to provide a professional service to purchasers.
No, as there is an aesthetic manual to be managed.
The basic architectural guideline is the Cape vernacular style.
The Conveyance Attorneys are: Van der Spuy Attorneys.
Yes, and it is covered in the levy and in the house rules.
It has been a collaboration between Arun Holdings, TV 3 the architects, and nominated operator.
Yes, children are permitted on the estate but please review rule 7 of the Conduct Rules, which states that owners/residents shall ensure that their visitors (whether children grandchildren or otherwise) do not make or cause undue noise that creates a disturbance, including the loud playing of any musical instrument, radios, record players, compact disc players, television sets and videos.
Medwell SA has been appointed as De Plattekloof’s dedicated healthcare provider. With more than 20 years’ experience, Medwell SA provides managed home healthcare services in the comfort of patients’ own homes to sustain independent living for as long as possible. De Plattekloof’s on-site healthcare facility will provide 24-hour nursing, clinic and other services.
The only outstanding information is the NHBRC enrolment. Arun is currently expediting the enrolment with the NHBRC.
De Plattekloof Lifestyle Body Corporate have applied for an Water Restriction Special Excemption. In addition to this Arun Lifestyle are awaiting confirmation of a date that two boreholes will be drilled and is also looking at various alternative water sources.
The City of Cape Town has confirmed that the water is safe to drink.
No post boxes will be installed. However, mail will be received and managed at Tijgerzicht’s Reception.
Tijgerzicht residents will only have access to the passages where their units are, the basement and the ground floor lounge and dining area.
The existing WC seat will be replaced with a special raised seat to accommodate the 30.00mm difference.
All locks on the inside of the front doors will be replaced with thumb turns.
List of services telephone numbers will be made available.
The hair salon will become operational as soon as there is a demand from residents.
De Plattekloof Lifestyle Estate has already applied for a liquor licence and is
38. What is the latest regarding the removal of the Telkom line in front of Lebenstin and Tijgerzicht?
Telkom has indicated that the line can be moved. Arun is in the process of
finalising arrangements with Telkom.
Parking in Tijgerzicht will be available as soon as Tijgerzicht has been completed.
The development is not in trouble. Arun Lifestyle, the joint venture company between Arun Holdings and Old Mutual is financially sound. NMC Construction, the Contractor for Phase 1 of the development has been placed in liquidation. Arun is awaiting approval from the liquidator for Arun to complete the remaining work in Tijgerzicht and the snag items in Lebenstijn and Bloemendal.
It is anticipated that Tijgerzicht will be completed and ready for occupation by no later than end March 2018.
Arrangements can be made with the agents to visit the units after hours.
Feedem will provide a laundry bag which will be marked clearly with the resident’s name and unit number.
Payments at the Bistro and Bar will be made via pre-loaded cards or debit/credit cards.
Payment will be made directly by the resident to the operator.
Guests will be able to announce their arrival at Tijgerzicht’s Reception, from where residents can fetch their guests or visit the lounge and dining areas.
Church services will be arranged. Resident who wish to attend church services should contact the Estate Manager.
No, but Spar Plattekloof have indicate that they will deliver groceries to De Plattekloof free of charge.
Yes. The last 3 digits on the telephone number represent the unit number.
Yes. Special membership fees have been arranged. R299 per month on a 24 month contract or R399 per month for 12 months. Please note that there is also a “lady’s only section”. Further special rates will be negotiated.
Internal transport can be arranged with the Estate Manager. The external transport service will become operational as soon as the residents express the need for such a service.