It is an approved, environmentally integrated urban retirement lifestyle estate with facilities aimed at the active senior and those needing specialised care.
It has been a collaboration between Arun Holdings, TV 3 the architects, and nominated operator.
Arun (Pty) Ltd
Arun (Pty) Ltd and Old Mutual
There will be approximately 57 houses, 98 independent living apartment units and 114 assisted living suites.
The sectional title apartment properties range between 35m² – 150m². The sectional title individual properties range between 180 m² – 300m².
Yes, it also employs a dedicated environmentalist who works on the project team.
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.
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.
Yes. There are excellent private hospitals namely Panorama Mediclinic and N1 City Hospital in the Plattekloof area.
Yes, and it is covered in the levy and in the house rules.
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.
All locks on the inside of the front doors will be replaced with thumb turns.
List of services telephone numbers will be made available.
De Plattekloof Lifestyle Estate has already applied for a liquor licence and is
The hair salon will become operational as soon as there is a demand from residents.
Payment will be made directly by the resident to the operator.
Payments at the Bistro and Bar will be made via pre-loaded cards or debit/credit cards.
Feedem will provide a laundry bag which will be marked clearly with the resident’s name and unit number.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, but certain conditions apply. Please refer to the house rules for more information.
10% Deposit with guarantees or bond approval, with the balance payable on registration of transfer.
The only additional costs are the costs for conveyances and bond registration.
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 only outstanding information is the NHBRC enrolment. Arun is currently expediting the enrolment with the NHBRC.
Telkom has indicated that the line can be moved. Arun is in the process of
finalising arrangements with Telkom.
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.