Helderberg Village

Helderberg Village, Bakkerskloof Road, Helderberg Village, Cape Town, South Africa



Founded more than thirty years ago, Helderberg Village is surrounded by farmlands, wide-open skies and breathtaking mountain views – only a short drive from downtown Cape Town and Cape Town International Airport. Residents of this fully-developed sectional title estate also enjoy living close to blue flag beaches, shopping malls and several award-winning wine estates.

The almost 800 homes on this 84-hectare Retirement Resort are surrounded by indigenous gardens, dams and a 9-hole golf course as well as many other healthy living amenities – both indoor and outdoor. All services are maintained with the highest standards to ensure the security, financial stability and well-being of residents.


Whatever your hobbies, passions and individual interests, expect to have more time to pursue them at Helderberg Village. The facilities and amenities here are some of the most comprehensive of any retirement development in the country and indeed the whole continent of Africa. Whether you are a culture-lover, social butterfly, sport enthusiast or more inclined to quieter pursuits like bird watching or walking - your options are almost endless on an estate geared towards keeping you healthy, engaged and involved in every area of life.


The on-site gym specializes in senior fitness with all the needed equipment, or you can opt to join the classes offered in the studio, such as yoga, line dancing and many others.


Relax and unwind at your choice of four swimming pools (one of which is heated) - tranquil spots where you can soak up some of that gorgeous South African sun or just cool off in after a few games of tennis or bowls. Aqua-fit classes are loved by all for a good workout.


Tee off on the 9-hole SAGU rated golf course and spend a leisurely afternoon honing your skill, or showing them off on one of the most scenic and challenging 9-hole courses in the Western Cape. Tees and greens are in excellent condition, fairways are true and fair, and trees and gardens have grown and matured. Some of the views from the tees, in particular, are truly spectacular.

Other Athletic Options

Helderberg Village boasts well maintained and state-of-the-art sporting facilities for enjoyment by villagers of all ages and abilities. A croquet court, two tennis courts and two bowling greens are available with active clubs managing these facilities.

Other Outdoor Options

Enjoy safe and secure walks on the 5,5 miles of pathways and roads throughout the Village while you get your daily exercise and walking your pets, or join the hiking club for a weekly hike on Helderberg's beautiful mountain hiking trails or even just a walk on one of the nearby blue flag beaches in the Strand or Gordon's Bay.

Other Indoor Options

The Helderberg Village Arts & Crafts Society offers a diversity of artistic flair such as painting, crafts, pottery, knitting, quilting, fabric painting and woodwork. At the Annual Exhibition, the most amazing art pieces created by their talented members are proudly showcased. The Bridge Club aims for a very pleasant atmosphere to make the game of Bridge very enjoyable to all. Helderberg Village boasts a state-of-the-art Billiard Room and even has its own pottery studio, where vessels and other objects are formed with clay and ceramic materials. A Carpenty workshop is available for all those eager carpenters. There is no shortage of activities to keep you entertained, even during the colder winter months.


The Library has developed into a huge asset to Helderberg Village thanks to the generous support of Villagers. The Library has about 14,000 books and 2,000 DVDs, as well as magazines, audio CDs, puzzled and games in stock. Over forty volunteer residents sacrifice personal time to run the Library efficiently. About 400 households are members of the Library making it the largest Club in the Village. No membership fees are charged and the funds needed to run the Library are raised via our 200 Club, movie evenings, book sales and raffles. Quiz nights are very popular at Helderberg Village. They say that, once you get into quizzing, you never look back! There are various topics and levels of difficulty.


The Helderberg Village Music Society has as its main activity the arranging of concerts once per month, aiming to cover a range of music from serious classical to light classical and popular music. Artists whom appear include instrumental duos and trios, soloists, pianists, solo and group singers etc. Helderberg Village has its own choir, started by Villagers seventeen years ago. The first concert by the Helderberg Village Choir was performed at Christmas 1998. Anyone who loves singing is welcome to join. Joining a choir offers the opportunity to make friends with like-minded people. Going to the theatre brings a sense of excitement to all. The stories, the actors, the grandiose nature of it all transports you to another world. Cape Town has a wide range of top-notch theatres to choose from, hosting world famous productions on a regular basis. Regular theatre visits are arranged for the villagers.


Weekly church services are held on site.


The Clubhouse boasts elegant lounges, a restaurant, a billiard room, a ladies' bar and doors opening on to a large veranda, overlooking the golf course and the mountains. An attractively appointed restaurant offers delicious lunches, cocktails, light meals, table d’hote, à la carte dining, as well as catering for private functions.


Administration Office: The heart and soul of Helderberg Village, with professional and experienced staff proud to serve the Village. Regular Communication and Engagement is very important and weekly newsletters are circulated to keep the villagers up to date. It is a must-read packed with updates on Village life and events. The upgraded website offers an online portal for the owners for more transparency and better communication. Connect to all your technology effortlessly with the Fibre Optic Network installed in every home. Sales Office: Experienced staff are available to answer any questions you may have, whether you are interested in purchasing or renting a property. Shuttle Services: Make use of the convenient shuttle service and head into Somerset West or take advantage of the regularly arranged excursions to places of interest: Cape Town, the theatre, wine farms, the V&A Waterfront, shopping malls, beaches and beauty spots.

Resident-Led Hobby/Clubs

Golf Club; Tennis Club, Bowling Club, Croquet Club, Hiking Club, Library, Yoga, Water aerobics, Gymnasium; Pottery Studio, Carpentry Workshop, Arts and Crafts Society, Music Society, Bridge Club, Line Dancing, Quiz Evenings

Short Term Healthcare Services

  • On-Site Medical / Wellness Clinic
  • On-Site Visiting Physicians
  • On-Site Home-Health Services
  • Resident Personal Alert System
  • Resident Daily Wellness Check

Long Term Healthcare Services

  • On-Site Assisted Care Services
  • On-Site Memory Care Services
  • On-Site Nursing Care Services

Opening Year



Owned By: Helderberg Village Master Home Owners Association
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Managed By: The Homeowners Association and supported by a professional Management team
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Minimum Age Policy


Campus Details

Campus Size: 84 hectares
Campus Setting: Suburban
Number of Separate Buildings: 9
Tallest Building on Campus: Low-Rise = 1-3 Floors
Nearest Metro Center: Somerset West
Distance to Nearest Metro Center: 2.4 miles
Distance to Nearest Hospital: 4.3 miles to Vergelegen Mediclinic Hospital

Residence Size Range

Smallest I.L. Residence: 40 square metres
Largest I.L. Residence: 250 square metres

Number of Living Units

Apartment/Condo Units: 37
Freestanding Units: 720
Total: 757
Assisted Care Units: 20
Memory Care Units: 11
Nursing Care Units: 65
Total: 96

For comparison purposes, these fees are for the residence closest in size to 1,000 sq.ft. / 93 sq. meters

One Time Fee

Purchase Price Starting at
1st person: R2,400,000 ZAR
2nd person: R000 ZAR
Healthcare Svcs. On-Site: Yes
Community Fee Starting at
1st person: R000 ZAR
2nd person: R000 ZAR
Healthcare Svcs. On-Site: Yes

Monthly Fee

Monthly Fee Starting at
1st person: R2,400 ZAR
2nd person: R000 ZAR
Monthly Fee Starting at
1st person: R12,500 ZAR
2nd person: R000 ZAR
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One Service-Level

Independent Living (I.L.) only

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Two Service-Levels

I.L. plus one Healthcare Service-Level (such as Assisted Living Services, Nursing Care Services, or Memory Care Services)

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Three Service-Levels

I.L. plus two Healthcare Service-Levels

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Four Service-Levels

I.L. plus three Healthcare Service-Levels