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Independent Living

We encourage residents to remain independent for as long as physically and mentally possible and we will continue to offer flats and cottages of different sizes throughout Somerset West.

Accommodation where rental includes one three course meal per day:

Vonke House

  • You can choose from 91 elegant bachelor and one-bedroom flats
  • A well-balanced lunch, included in the rent, is served daily in the dining-room.
  • For your convenience a coffee shop, library, hair salon, kiosk, clinic and a launderette are situated in the building. A laundry service is also provided.
  • The many social activities include bingo, card games, scrabble, exercises, musical concerts, outings, church services and much more.
  • Short-term specialist nursing care is available at Mountview, adjacent to Vonke House, also in Vonke Park.
  • Emergency care system

Swannack Gardens

  • Live a peaceful yet busy life
  • There are 38 beautifully appointed cottages, set in lush gardens.
  • Lunch is served daily in the Vonke House dining-room, and is included in the rent.
  • For your convenience a library, hair salon, kiosk, clinic and two launderettes are situated in the complex.
  • The many social activities include bingo, card games, scrabble, exercises, musical concerts, outings, church services and much more.
  • Short-term specialist nursing care is available at Mountview in Vonke Park.
  • Emergency care system

Accommodation where meals are optional but welcome at any of our service centres through meal tickets:

Butler Court

  • For independent retirement living
  • This peaceful block in Reitz Street consists of 14 one-bedroom flats.
  • Garages and a laundrette are located at the neighbouring Protea Court.
  • The residents keep themselves occupied with many activities in the “Cosy Corner”, such as exercise classes, outings, fundraising functions, braais and much more
  • The Society’s clinic sister is available on the first and third Tuesday of every month.

Protea

  • For independent retirement living
  • This block, which consists of 37 flats, ranging from bachelor to two-bedroom, on three storeys, is situated in Lourens Street, very close to shops and the public library. A recently installed lift makes getting upstairs a pleasure.
  • The residents keep themselves occupied with many activities in the recently enlarged “Cosy Corner”, such as exercise classes, outings, fundraising functions, braais and much more
  • Garages and a laundrette are available.
  • The Society’s clinic sister is available on the first and third Tuesday of every month.

La Rochelle

  • For independent retirement living
  • This three storey building is in Andries Pretorius Street, right in central Somerset West.
  • Ranging from bachelor to two bedrooms, there are 36 flats in the building, which is served by a lift. Garages and carports are also available.
  • The activity centre is well used by the residents for all sorts of recreational activities.
  • The gardens are extensive and lovely and the mountain views are the envy of the town.
  • The Society’s clinic sister is available on the first Wednesday of every month.

Ebenezer

  • For independent retirement living
  • This intimate small double storeyed block is situated in Drama Street, in a lovely residential area of Somerset West, within walking distance of central Somerset West and contains six bachelor and two bedroom flats.
  • All the flats have stunning views of the Hottentots Holland Mountains.

Camelot

  • For independent retirement living
  • Situated in Pienaar Street, in a lovely residential area of Somerset West with a splendid view of the Hottentots Holland Mountains
  • Set in a lovely garden, this single storey block consists of 38 bedsitters and a delightful communal lounge and laundrette.
  • Within walking distance of the village close to local amenities.
  • The Society’s clinic sister is available on the first and third Friday of every month.

Lancelot

  • For independent retirement living
  • This complex is a friendly two storey block, situated in Oatlands Road, in a lovely residential area of Somerset West and adjacent to Camelot.
  • It consists of 57 comfortable bedsitters, all within walking distance of the village.
  • Also situated on the property is a service centre with a laundrette, kiosk and well-used activities centre. The Society’s clinic sister is available on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month.

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Life right scheme

Bowden Park

  • A prestigious retirement home in the heart of Somerset West
  • Situated under the contemplative gaze of the Hottentots Holland Mountains, Bowden Park could be everything you’ve been dreaming of.
  • Choose from a selection of 47 cottages, two and three bedroomed, all with two bathrooms and a garage. The homes are situated in a secure gated village and sold on the life-right system with a low monthly levy.
  • For your convenience, the Seniors’ Rendezvous, located across the road at Vonke Park, offers a library, hair salon, kiosk, coffee shop, clinic and meals at Vonke House.
  • “The Den” offers many social activities run by the residents’ committee, include bingo, card games, scrabble, musical concerts, coffee & chat mornings, films and videos, Sunday braais and much more.
  • The Society’s clinic sister is available on the second and fourth Monday of every month and short-term specialist nursing care is available at Mountview, across the road in Vonke Park

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