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De Plattekloof Lifestyle Estate an exclusive new retirement option

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De Plattekloof Lifestyle Estate an exclusive new retirement option

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3 min read

Presenting breathtaking views of Table Mountain, Robben Island and the greater Cape Town from the gentle slopes of the Tygerberg Hills, Arun Lifestyle has launched De Plattekloof Lifestyle Estate for the over-50s in the upmarket suburb of Plattekloof.

A mere 20 minute’s drive from the city centre, and with easy access to the N1, the N7,  the  airport  and  Century City, De Plattekloof’s position is particularly convenient – especially for the many non-retired people who choose to ease into post-work existence by moving into retirement villages as soon as they reach the required minimum age.


The estate offers all the expected facilities like superior healthcare, high-quality security, well designed homes and impressive amenities, which translates into a comfortable and stimulating lifestyle in a secure environment.

De Plattekloof Lifestyle Estate, together with Medwell SA, offers a range of exceptional healthcare options to residents, including 24-hour emergency assistance, an on-site clinic, frail care, personalised care tailored to suit each resident’s needs and regular home visits. De Plattekloof’s assisted living suites also offer comprehensive care on a more full- time basis. Residents have the freedom to continuously adjust their required level of care as and when they need to.


The estate is located conveniently close to the Tygerberg Nature Reserve, which offers walking trails and wheelchair-friendly trails. Another attraction is the Plattekloof duck pond


Security at De Plattekloof Lifestyle Estate allows for complete peace of mind with the inclusion of 24-hour staffed security and armed response, full biometric access control and visitor management, perimeter surveillance with thermal imaging cameras, and general surveillance with cameras placed throughout the estate.



Residents at De Plattekloof can enjoy a lifestyle that is wholesome and care-free with an abundance of lush plant life and landscaped gardens. A wide range of social and recreational activities allow residents to remain active while making new friends. On-site amenities include a library, coffee shop, restaurant, hair and beauty salon, and clubhouse. The estate is also located conveniently close to the Tygerberg Nature Reserve, which has long, lovely walks, and even some wheelchair-friendly trails, and also the Plattekloof duck pond – a wonderful little oasis where you can spend ages watching birds. The Panorama Mediclinic is close by, and there are nearby gyms, golf courses and bowls clubs.

Property offerings at De Plattekloof presently include 106 assisted living suites, 100 luxury apartments and 57 houses. The studio and one- and two-bedroom assisted living suites feature beautiful views, and include a 24-hour emergency call system, an on-site clinic and various in-home services. Residents can enjoy the privacy of their own apartments or join fellow residents in the lounges and communal dining area. Suites are priced from R1.242 million, including transfer duty.


De Plattekloof Lifestyle Estate’s luxury apartments are priced from R2.32 million, including transfer  duty,  and offer an independent lock-up-and-go lifestyle. Each unit measures more than 70m² in size, excluding the 6.13m² balcony or patio, and is allocated a private parking bay.

Designed in the distinctive Cape Vernacular style, the spacious houses are positioned along a network of walkways to maximise light, and to allow for a pedestrian lifestyle. Purchasers can choose from a range of quality finishes to Phase 2, which will consist of a series of independent houses and apartments, is under construction.


De  Plattekloof  Lifestyle  Estate  is  proud  to   have  seen  a R178 million total value in sales since launching, which indicates that the estate is supplying exactly what the market wants. On-site viewings can be arranged for between 10am and 5pm during the week, and on Saturdays and Sundays from 2pm to 5pm.

For further information:
Dawid Prinsloo
060 960 0100

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