5 May 2017
Elite De Plattekloof Lifestyle Estate on the slopes of Tygerberg Hills, outside Cape Town, offers comprehensive retirement options for the over-50s.
Arun Lifestyle, backed by Arun Holdings and Old Mutual, has launched the upmarket De Plattekloof Lifestyle Estate for the over-50s. Set on the slopes of Tygerberg Hills in Plattekloof, this estate boasts unbeatable views of greater Cape Town, Table Mountain and Robben Island, and offers an array of options, facilities and activities for the modern retirement lifestyle.
Three types of property are available: 114 assisted living suites, 98 luxury apartments and 57 homes. The studios and one- and two-bedroom assisted living suites, called Tijgerzicht, are transferring this year. They feature beautiful views depending on floor level and location. Assistance is available 24 hours a day at the press of a button. Residents can enjoy the privacy of their own apartments or join fellow residents in the lounges and communal dining area. Tijgerzicht accommodates a 12-bed frail care unit. The suites are priced from R1.203m, including transfer duty. With Bloemendal complete and Lebenstijn nearing completion, the first blocks of two-bedroom luxury apartments are available for viewing. Priced from R2.25m, including transfer duty, they offer an independent lock-up-and-go lifestyle. They are all more than 70m² in size, excluding the 6.13m² balcony or patio, and include private parking bays. The 15 homes in the first phase are now available to buy off plan. Designed in the distinctive Cape Vernacular style and interwoven with tranquil walkways through landscaped gardens, these modern and spacious properties enjoy ample sunlight and inspiring views. Buyers can choose from
a range of quality finishes to personalise their homes, which range from 129m² to 169m² in size and include two or three bedrooms. Prices start at R3.627m, including transfer duty.
HEALTH AND SAFETY
Healthcare at De Plattekloof is provided by Medwell SA and includes 24-hour nursing, a clinic and personalised care tailored to each resident’s needs. The assisted living suites offer comprehensive care while managed home care enables residents to enjoy the comfort of their own homes. For complete peace of mind, De Plattekloof has security of the highest standard, including 24-hour manned and roving security with armed response; full biometric access control; perimeter surveillance; and cameras throughout the development.
De Plattekloof offers residents an abundance of lush plant life, and Tygerberg Nature Reserve as well as Plattekloof Duck Pond are nearby, providing residents with opportunities for leisurely strolls in beautiful surroundings. They can choose from an extensive array of social and recreational activities. On-site amenities include a restaurant, bar, coffee shop, library, hair and beauty salon and clubhouse. Available services include housekeeping, catering and laundry. Other activities in close proximity to De Plattekloof include golf, bowls, swimming and a jogging trail, as well as cycling and nature trails. It is also conveniently close to Panorama Mediclinic, Plattekloof Village Centre, Planet Fitness and main access routes. Construction is already well under way and a fully furnished show apartment and a scale model are available for viewing.