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Second phase of Fonteine Village on the market off plan

Fonteine Village Retirement
One of the residences at the Fonteine Village retirement development in Malmesbury.

The first phase of the new Fonteine Village Country Estate on the outskirts of the historic town of Malmesbury is complete, with only three of the sought-after units still available for sale.

The second phase is now selling homes off plan, with 44% of units already claimed, and 60% of civil works completed. Due to major interest from both investor buyers and over-50s seeking top-quality, affordable homes in a tranquil, safe environment, Phase 2 launched ahead of schedule, with occupation set for September 2017.

Fonteine Village Country Estate provides a rare opportunity to buy a brand-new home in a security village that caters specifically for people who want to maintain their lifestyle upon retirement. With 360-degree views that stretch as far as Table Mountain, and close proximity to the vibrant towns of Malmesbury, Riebeek-Kasteel and Riebeek-Wes, the estate provides the ideal environment in which to settle into a stimulating yet relaxed and comfortable new life.

Homes in Phase 2 range from comfortable to generous (112m² to 180m²), and residents have the option to choose between a two or three-bedroom home. The homes are designed for comfort in line with European best practice, with all units boasting superior, upmarket finishes, double-glazed windows, gas stoves, induction geysers, and state-of- the-art Hansgrohe taps. Residents can choose between units with single or double garages.

“We were blown away by the rush to secure units in the second phase even before the official launch,” says developer Ian Phillips. “We believe the interest is because of the lack of availability of new, modern homes which also prioritize safety. Additionally, investors are increasingly realizing the value of purchasing investment properties in this sector, given the huge demand and shortage of supply of units in security estates catering to retirees.”

At completion, the estate will boast an on-site clubhouse with a dining room, lounge, bar, gym, hair salon, library, swimming pool, and braai areas, all surrounded by tranquil, landscaped communal areas.

Fonteine Village offers full 24-hour manned security, electric fencing and CCTV cameras. Access to round-the-clock, home-based nursing facilities, as well as frail and post-operative support services, mean that residents are well looked after when they require special care.

With Cape Town only 45 minutes away via the newly revamped N7, the Mother City’s theatres, sport stadiums, shopping centres and beaches are within easy reach. The stunning Mount Royal 9-hole golf course and some of the country’s best wine estates are also a just stone’s throw away.