Nestled in the heart of Vredehoek, you’ll find Larmenier Village, about as close to the city as you can get to enjoy the activities, attractions, and sites without being a part of the hustle and bustle of city life.
To enjoy a happy retirement one needs to be able to relax in comfort. At the same time these are the golden years when we need to remain Independent. Here, within the Village, residents can enjoy an active life filled with social activities and stroll though our beautiful gardens, enjoying our panoramic views.
Built on a heritage property, Larmenier Village is rich with architecture and boasts unobstructed views of the bay, and is spoiled by its picturesque backdrop of Table Mountain, one of the seven natural wonders of the world.
Cape Town is well known as one of the most sought-after retirement destinations in South Africa as well as abroad. Offering endless opportunities for entertainment and activities, Cape Town boasts a host of choices for retirees to stay busy. Whether it’s the local food scene, live entertainment, or nature walks along one of Table Mountain’s many paths, Larmenier Village holds the key to this lifestyle beyond its walls. With so much to do, Larmenier Village offers its residents a carefree, worry-free lifestyle, where your time is your own
Your day, your choice.
The Village has been designed around the residents, making life easier for you and giving you the opportunity to live life at your own pace. At Larmenier Village you can sit back, relax and enjoy your retirement – never needing to drive far with shopping centers, entertainment, and medical facilities in close proximity.
The Sisters’ presence and ownership of Larmenier Village instills a warm, safe and friendly community, with all the support services you may need in future years.
When you move to the Village, you move to your new home and you decide how you want to live. If you want to be active, the Village offers a wide range of activities within a friendly and vibrant community and a full programme of social activities.
Continue your favourite hobby or try something new:
– Gym and yoga classes are held most days. And our facilities have 2 pools to cool off and take a dip.
– Our outdoor and indoor activities include Boulle, Table Tennis and outdoor Tennis Courts, Carpet Bowls.
– Social groups are held weekly/monthly to encourage interaction and new friendships. Movie and “pub grub” nights, and happy hours are popular.
– Guest speakers are regularly invited to talk about interesting topics such as politics, current affairs, and history. – Residents can request topics as they wish.
– How about knitting or another craft activity?
– Are you more a quiz person? Or would you prefer a game of Scrabble, Bingo or Bridge?
Or would you like to explore further afield?
– Join one of the minibus excursions visiting local sights.
– Our minibus takes residents to the local Shopping Centre twice a week. By arrangement residents can also get transport to medical appointments.
The clubhouse is at the center of the Village’s activities. It comprises of a lounge, dining room, library and hairdressing salon, as well as administrative offices. Wi-fi is available free of charge throughout the clubhouse. The lounge offers a welcoming place for village residents to meet and relax. On Friday evenings and on other social occasions, the bar is open for a social drink. The indoor fire place adds to the atmosphere on cold winter days, and our entertainment area is a hit for residents who want to come together and watch sports or host movie nights. The hair salon, on the premises, is open most days of the week and offers facilities to men and women at competitive rates. We have an onsite library that is open daily and run by the residents on a volunteer basis. Apart from a good range of books, a wide selection of magazines and puzzles are also available.
All the apartments have fully fitted kitchens but if you would like to lunch in style you have the option. A daily midday meal is provided in the dining room, as well as a special buffet on Sundays. Residents have the option of take-aways and there is a delivery service for a small fee. A menu is provided in advance, together with an à la carte option.
The Village employs a fully qualified nursing sister, who is on duty Monday to Friday. A clinic service is available to all residents which can include monitoring of medication, checking blood pressure and attending to minor wounds and dressings. All residents have emergency call buttons with immediate 24 hour response by security and access to accredited external ambulance services. Within the estate, Assisted Living, Frail Care and Dementia Care is available should you require more specialised care in your later years.
Security is a key consideration in the Village. Positioned within a gated and access-controlled property, a guard house controls all visitors who enter the Village 24 hours a day. The estate is fully enclosed with electric fencing and patrolled regularly by on-site security guards who are linked to a control room that provides emergency response services.
You’ll fit right in.
Inside the village, residents form part of the community. The lanes between the cottages and apartment blocks are perfect for taking a stroll, and the landscaped gardens are an excellent place to read a book or enjoy some of the bird life. Situated in close proximity to the local attractions, life is as convenient as it is relaxing. Popping to the shop, meeting friends for lunch, or heading to the doctor are all easily doable in just a couple minutes from your home.
Your home, your choice. Moving into your new home is a big step filled with excitement. Make it your own by creating your perfect living space. Change the flow of your home, choose your favourite colours, and finish it off with your personal décor. Soon you’ll be enjoying your new lock up and go stressfree lifestyle.
Choosing your new home.
Larmenier Village units are available in four basic floorplans. All of which are single-story homes. The apartments are available in one, two, three, or four-bedroom options. Depending on the block, these are located on the ground, first and second-floor, boasting views over the City Centre, Signal Hill, and Table Mountain. Apartments come with basement parking, that is covered and access controlled.
Within the retirement village there are also cottages available in both two- and three-bedroom options. These come with lock-up garages attached to the cottage. Inside the estate there is ample visitors parking .
One Bedroom Unit
Two Bedroom Unit
Three Bedroom Unit
Four Bedroom Unit
As you grow older.
Nazareth House Cape Town, situated on the same estate, boasts an array of accommodation and service choices, making it the perfect place to call home as you transition through your golden years. Each of the care and accommodation options are housed in separate areas of the estate, allowing the service and level of care needed at each of these facilities to be prioritised. Interactions between residents are encouraged, forming a community throughout the estate with many flourishing friendships. Residents can enjoy a vast choice of daily activities on offer, including the use of communal areas, whilst being seen to by professional and qualified nursing staff at Nazareth House Cape Town.
Larmenier Care Centre offers peace of mind in the form of assisted living for individuals who still want their independence to move freely but with support on hand 24/7.
At the Main House residents are cared for around the clock by our multidisciplinary team, ensuring they receive high-quality care adapted to their specific needs whilst maintaining quality of life.
Specialised Dementia Care
The Villa is a specialised dementia and Alzheimer’s care centre developed in line with global best practices where dignifying and dedicated dementia care is rendered in a home-like environment.
a Life Right
Understanding your investment.
Taking care of things for you.
Delivering excellent service and maintaining the Village to a high standard makes retirement at Larmenier Village enjoyable for residents, as well as visitors, to the estate. Below is a breakdown of what is included in your monthly levy, allowing you peace of mind, and ensuring that your retirement is as stress free as possible. *Levies vary depending on the size of the unit, please enquire about these costs for accurate pricing based on available units at the time.
At Larmenier Village residents enjoy a luxury lifestyle
made possible with an affordable levy.
Included in levy:
– Healthcare management delivered via our Registered Nursing Sister.
– Our friendly maintenance staff and our housekeepers ensure that the village and all common areas are
kept clean, neat and tidy every day.
– Village management teams take care of all day-to-day aspects, including hospitality, catering, administration,
maintenance and communal gardens so that residents can relax and enjoy the facilities and amenities.
– Our beautiful landscaped communal gardens are lovingly tended by experienced gardening teams who
take pride in creating an idyllic backdrop to village life.
– Building Maintenance and insurance.
– All security costs associated with the village, including security personnel on site 24/7 and regular
Not included in levy:
• Rates and Taxes • Household contents insurance
• Water & electricity • CSOS Levy (community ombudsman)
• Kitchen Levy • Meals
Putting your name down.
Larmenier Retirement Village offers independent living within an active community. As a result, in maintaining a waiting list, social and medical criteria need to be taken into consideration. New applicants are encouraged to be young and fit enough to ensure that they enjoy the wonders that the Village has to offer.