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12 easy-living retirement homes around SA from under R1m to R4m

02 Feb 2019

From the Winelands to the Garden Route, KwaZulu-Natal Midlands and more, these homes in popular retirement villages will allow you to truly savour your ‘golden years’…

1. Picturesque living in Sandton for R2.5 million

Douglasdale Retirement Village in Sandton has a river and three dams, with many benches along safe pathways allowing you to view the abundant birdlife at leisure. The estate also has medical and frail care facilities and a lifestyle centre with dining room, entertainment hall, library, salon and swimming pool.

This 95sqm two bedroom, one bathroom home for sale in the estate has an open-plan kitchen and living area, a covered patio, courtyard and nice-sized garden.

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2. Soak up the serenity in East London for R950 000

With units built around a dam that attracts an abundance of ducks, birds and koi, creating a serene and tranquil environment, Waterside Retirement Village in Crossways, East London, offers the perfect setting for your golden years.

This modern home offers one bedroom, one bathroom, a private courtyard and patio, and is close to amenities.

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3. Retire in style in Howick for R3.95 million

In the heart of Howick in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, Amberfield is a gated estate covering 30ha and offering a frail care facility and communal dining and entertainment areas.

This three bedroom, three bathroom home has beautiful finishes throughout, as well as three verandahs, a landscaped garden with a water feature and a separate flatlet.

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4. An idyllic setting in Hout Bay for R2.6 million

The exclusive Kronendal Retirement Village in Beach Estate, Hout Bay, offers meandering walkways with benches through scenic surrounds and mountain views, as well as clinic services, a coffee shop, braai facilities, care centre, and more.

This two bedroom, two bathroom cottage has an open-plan kitchen and living area with double-volume ceilings leading out to the back garden where you can sit and enjoy the stream running past.

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5. Life is easy in Pretoria for R1.985 million

Bronberg Retirement Estate in Pretoria offers residents frail care facilities, home-based healthcare, 24-hour security and a service centre with dining hall, lounge, library, recreation hall, kiosk, heated swimming pool, hair and beauty salon, and more.

This home offers two bedrooms, two bathrooms, quality finishes and and a covered patio.

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6. Hassle-free living in East London for R925 000

In a neighbourhood in Gonubie, East London, with a close-knit community, this village for those over 50 offers easy access to many sporting and social clubs, chic coffee shops and restaurants, and a Blue-Flag beach.

This two bedroom, one bathroom home is perfect for easy living, and offers an open-plan kitchen and lounge flowing effortlessly to the covered patio.

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7. Sit back and relax in Bethlehem for R2.668 million

Bergprag is a newly-developed retirement village in Bethlehem in the Free State, and offers clinic services, library, care centre that can provide meals, frail care facilities and services, gardens, a clubhouse and more.

This spacious brand new home has three bedrooms and bathrooms, open-plan living spaces and an expansive verandah boasting spectacular views.

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8. An oasis in the city in Midrand for R3.5 million

The prestigious Waterfall Hills Mature Lifestyle Estate in Waterfall, Midrand, has a heated complex pool, restaurant, library, coffee shop, beauty salon and more.

This one bedroom, one-and-a-half bathroom home has an open-plan lounge, covered patio and peaceful landscaped garden.

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9. Easy elegance in Hartenbos for R2.15 million

This home in Monte Cristo Retirement Village in Hartenbos boasts spectacular sea and farmland views.

The two bedroom, one bathroom home offers privacy and a quiet setting, as well as a double garage, an established garden, and more.

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10. Resort-like living in Bryanston for R1.35 million

Centrally located in Bryanston, this retirement village has lovely gardens, a resort-like pool area, and clubhouse.

This one bedroom, one bathroom cottage has a living area that flows out to a covered patio overlooking the communal gardens, and a garage as well as an added guest suite with its own kitchenette and dining area.

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11. Space and views in Plettenberg Bay for R3.6 million

You can enjoy easy living in the heart of Plettenberg Bay in Glen Eden Village.

This immaculate two bedroom, two bathroom home has spacious living areas with vaulted ceilings, an enclosed patio with built-in braai and a study. The home is close to the village’s clubhouse.

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12. Easy does it in Randburg for R2.8 million

Olivedale Retirement Village in Olivedale, Randburg, has a hair and beauty salon, bus and laundry services and plenty of weekly social events to join like, dance and exercise classes, bridge and a Friday movie night, as well as a frail care unit.

This home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a private and water-wise garden, sunny patio with beautiful views, and more.

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