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The Val de Vie

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Contents

December 2016 Chairman’s Report

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Property Report

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Sustainability

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Val de Vie Foundation

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Events & Media

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Food & Wine

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On Show

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Golf

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Captains’ Reports

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Health & Wellness

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KinderArk

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Safety & Security

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HOA Pages

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What’s On

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HOA Pages

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The Grapevine Magazine is published for Val de Vie Management (Pty) Ltd.

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Val de Vie Estate t: +27 (0)21 863 6100 / f: +27 (0)21 863 2741 e: info@valdevie.co.za / w: www.valdevie.co.za Grapevine Magazine t: +27 (0)21 863 6144 e: magazine@valdevie.co.za / w: www.valdevie.co.za Editorial Janette de Bruin Copy editor Brenda Bryden Val de Vie Marketing Director Ryk Neethling Advertising & Sales Janette Griesel, e: magazine@valdevie.co.za, c: 084 625 1088 Contributors Morne Bosch, Ryk Neethling, Renier Swart, Louis de Jager, Mike Westman, Gawie Marx, Hannes Pickard, Madri Steyn, Lorraine Hadfield, Val de Vie Events, Dei Gratia, Energy Partners Cover Karen Winter Photography Photography Karen Winter Photography, Daniel Saayman Photography Managing, design and production Mark Pettipher, MPDPS (Pty) Ltd, e: mark@mpdps.com Production Manager Dalene van Niekerk Designers Wade Hunkin, Eugene Jonck

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DISCLAIMER: The publisher and editor of this magazine give no warranties, guarantees or assurances and make no representations regarding any goods or services advertised within this edition. Copyright Val de Vie Estate. All rights reserved. No portion of this publication may be reproduced in any form without prior written consent from Val de Vie. The publishers are not responsible for any unsolicited material. Printed by Designed and produced for Val de Vie by MPDPS (PTY) Ltd e: mark@mpdps.com

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Chairman’s Report

A Good Year Thank you for a great 2016. It’s valuable to pause for a moment and reflect on an extremely busy yet productive past year. It allows us to count our blessings, appreciate those who worked together and savour the expectation of what 2017 has in store for us.

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roperty sales on Phase 2 keep selling at an astonishing rate and even Phase 1 property achieved record highs. We are talking about plots in Phase 1 selling for R3,600 p/m2 and 3-bedroom homes achieving R23,000 p/m2. The Val de Vie Phase 2 Homeowners Association came into being with the transfer of the Gentleman’s Estates and Le Domaine erven. Pearl Valley was brought into the Val de Vie fold and both estates were linked up with a single security perimeter enclosing the entire +- 750 hectares of Pearl Valley, Val de Vie Phase 2 and Val de Vie Phase 1. Pedestrian and golf cart access between the two estates will be opening soon. The bridge construction is underway and due to be completed by November 2017. The end of 2017 should also see the completion of the two new gatehouses in Phase 2, as well as the new sports centre called The Yard and the main road linking the western gatehouse, Berg River bridge and access gate on the R45. The Polo Village was completed, Vines practically sold out and the Polo Village Offices project started. The traffic circle will be completed in

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January and the retirement village will be launched in February. We continue to experience very good publicity. The visit by HRH Prince Harry, being named as the final destination for the Absa Cape Epic, the Ferrari giveaway on the Polo Village project, and the individual marketing campaigns for each new product launched, have contributed to the momentum of the marketing steam train that is faithfully powering on. If our barometer shows property price increases in excess of property inflation, we’re faring well. We can’t deny some domestic niggles, such as the inconveniences caused by the incorporation of the new developments, work that still need to be done to improve cooperation with estate rules, the power interruptions and challenges that the water restrictions pose. But, hopefully these matters paled in the light of the positives and management could demonstrate that, in the event of unexpected adverse circumstances or when some shortcoming rears its head, the team is experienced, skilled and able to deal

with the issues wisely and enthusiastically. The trustees and management were implored at the AGM in August to demonstrate a tougher stance on some estate rule transgressions. The challenge remains to positively reinforce a culture where homeowners voluntarily consider one another’s needs and feelings, and not to make it feel like we are living in an overregulated environment. So, while the compliance department does its part, we have to embrace all the community building initiatives and improve our understanding of one another. We do experience overall positivity and content appreciation among the community for being able to live in such a magnificent place. We are thankful for and value the passionate participation of many homeowners and the ownership you take in making Val de Vie better. Please enjoy spending time with your family and friends during the holiday season. Morne Bosch Chairman

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Property Report

Val de Vie Property Sales It is without a doubt that 2016 has been a year of no respite for the Val de Vie Property market. There has been a lot of excitement on the estate including the recent milestone in Val de Vie’s Polo Village development when one of the owners of an apartment in this Stefan Antoni designed project won a Ferrari California 30 Convertible worth R4m. The unprecedented interest in Val de Vie property shown throughout the year shows no sign of slowing down. Our on-site property sales team, Cape Winelands Properties, reports on the property market.

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al de Vie homeowners benefitted from a massive expansion in value offerings and lifestyle activities. The expanded Val de Vie Estate

now offers activities such as golf, various equestrian disciplines, 43 kilometres of multi-purpose outdoor tracks and indoor sports activities to suit every preference and age group. Our biggest asset remains our beautiful natural surroundings, and the abundant fauna and flora of our Valley of Life. Investors continue to experience fantastic rental returns, with an overwhelming demand for Val de Vie rental property. Our records show that there has been a significant capital growth for homeowners. The graph below, extracted from Property24, shows the current average asking price for the various sized Val de Vie homes.

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●●The Stefan Antoni Signature Series plot-and- plan homes

The developer has relentlessly continued to react to the demands of the market, and will launch the following products soon: ●●Pierneef-inspired Val de Vie retirement village • 4 different type full title houses • Governed by the Retirement Act • Clubhouse • Frail care and other specialised retirement services offered

●●Polo Village offices – 90% sold out ●●Vines – 95% sold out

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Africa’s captains of industry and entrepreneurs. We have sold out the following products by 30 November 2016: ●●Gentleman’s Estates ●●River Reserves

• 50m outdoor pool • New tennis courts • Artificial surface football court • Fresh food deli and convenience store • Children will be able to enjoy play facilities that include a separate beach entry pool, cricket nets, a tennis practice wall, a leash-free dog park, and youth areas where they can meet in a safe environment.

Cape Winelands Properties Our experienced sales teams also stand at hand to assist with property value estimations, or any other property-related information. Homeowners or any other interested parties can register their interest in any of the above products. Renier Swart Director of Sales property@valdevie.co.za t: 021 863 6105 property@pearlvalley.co.za t: 021 867 8002 www.valdevie.co.za

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Going off the grid Although we haven’t experienced load shedding for some months, South Africans are still on guard against possible power cuts and the looming threat of grid failure.

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ecently, Eskom once again demonstrated its lack of planning when it came to light that its Ingula pumped storage scheme is delayed and already well over budget, with costs spiralling from R8,9bn to R36bn. Costs that will inevitably be passed on to consumers.

The real cost of going off the grid Whenever we’re faced with an unnecessarily high electricity bill, or huddled together by candlelight due to another bout of load shedding, it’s easy to vow through clenched teeth: “I’m going off the grid.” Meaning you’re seriously considering disconnecting from Eskom’s power supply and generating your own electricity. While it might sound especially tempting when you’re feeling the strain on your budget or plunged into darkness, it’s not really the best solution. Here’s why: It’s true that home solar energy solutions are becoming more and more affordable. But the large amount of solar panels and storage batteries you would need to power your home completely, will come at a steep price. A relatively small solar energy system is all that’s needed to supply up to 50% of a standard-sized home’s energy. But to power it 100% you’ll need a significantly larger system to generate and store enough energy, especially during the winter when there is a lot less sunlight. Whereas a 5 kWp system may supply 50% of your energy needs, one that’s 10 kWp will not necessarily make you 100% grid-independent – you will most likely need a system that’s four or five times that size. We crunched the numbers here at Energy Partners Home Solutions and found that costs increase sharply after 70% grid independence, as can be seen in the graph on the right

Now available The optimal home solution sits at around 60% to 70% energy-independent when you consider the amount of energy created versus the cost to do so. Once you go past the 70% mark, the costs increase aggressively and peak at 100% off-grid living. This is backed by a recent study in America, which found that costs increase VAL DE VIE

dramatically when 80% of your energy comes from solar PV. But the cost of installing and maintaining such a large solar power and energy storage system will more than likely outweigh what you save on electricity. One should also keep in mind that there are legal limitations to the number of solar panels you can fit to your roof as well. Don’t despair, you can still produce clean energy and make a solid financial investment. For example, with Energy Partners Home Solutions’ integrated home energy systems, you can save as much as 70% on your monthly electricity bill, which will add up and ultimately foot the bill of the initial installation. With a carefully planned and designed solution, a payback of five years could be possible. Understandably, for many people going green is the motivation behind going off the grid. However, there are ways to minimise your carbon footprint, even if you stay on the grid. By becoming more energy efficient, you’ll not only save on electricity costs, but do your bit for the environment at the same time.

with large unnecessary energy wastage. This can be mitigated by a highly efficient heat pump or, in certain cases, solar geysers. Even these simple, affordable solutions can make a big difference to your electricity spend and the environment. The next step would be to install solar PV panels and a battery/inverter system in your home. These are extremely effective in generating and storing energy, but like all solar power systems, they rely on the sun. When there are long periods of sunshine, they can generate and store enough power to allow you plenty of freedom from the grid. A factor you have to keep in mind when it comes to going off the grid, is that you cannot always rely on the sun doing its bit for your electricity generation. On stormy days or in the winter when we only get about one-third of the sunshine we receive in the summer, you will not be able to generate and store enough energy to power your whole home.

What about going completely off grid?

System price vs. % grid independent R 1,000 000

How to become more energy efficient

R 800 000

As the first step to saving electricity and curbing the costs of being on the grid, Energy Partners Home Solutions suggests replacing some of your heavy electricity users with more efficient solutions. When it comes to lighting, LEDs are great replacements for traditional downlights, as they save far more electricity in the long run. Geysers account for as much as half of the electricity bill in many households,

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Make the switch Just as the sun is not a switch we can flick, it’s not that simple to get back onto the grid once you’re off. We therefore believe it’s a good idea to keep the grid in your back pocket as a supplementary form of energy. So, at Energy Partners Home Solutions we give you all of the benefits of going off the grid, while allowing you to still tap into it when you really need it. For a free assessment, contact Energy Partners Home Solutions on 0861 000 606 or visit www.poweryourself.co.za for more information.

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Contact our award winning sales consultants to secure your home in the number one rated residential estate in South Africa. The Sotheby’s International Realty Sales Office in the reception area of the Pearl Valley clubhouse is open 7 days a week.

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Celebrity Golf Day at Pearl Valley This super estate is blessed with an abundance of assets with which our Val de Vie Foundation is proud to be associated: the beautiful Pearl Valley Golf Course, caring homeowners and a shared vision for a better life for all in the Valley.

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nd nothing was more evident than when our very own celebrity and executive, Ryk Neethling, encouraged the crème de la crème of the sporting world to compete with our local community at the Celebrity Golf Day on 21 October. And if their social media feedback was anything to go by, the event was rated as top level! Sponsored by Lew Geffen Sotheby’s International Realty, the Celebrity Golf Day enabled the locals to mingle with the likes of Allan Donald, Herschelle Gibbs, Jean de Villiers, Maps Maponyane, Reuben Riffel, Toks van der Linde, Rob Louw and Kurt Darren. A true starstudded event.

region by ensuring that local children have access to a high-quality education.

The auction After a very satisfying game of golf, a complimentary haircut and shave, and packing away their exclusive “goodie bags”, the golfers made their way to the Pearl Valley terrace for cocktails and canapés and then gathered for an exquisite lamb shank dinner and wine pairing. The advent of the auction really raised the

Our beneficiary The golf day was a very special day of camaraderie and some good golf, but it also had a serious mission: to fund the construction of a roof over the Orleansvale Primary school quad. Orleansvale Primary is situated in Chicago, Paarl, an area that is becoming one of the most serious drug and crime-ridden townships in South Africa. Elmo Cairncross, the school’s headmaster, is creating a beacon of hope for the 800 young learners, providing a muchneeded father figure to these children. By providing a roof over the quad, he and his amazing staff will be able to mentor the children without worrying about rain, extreme cold, and heat. By reaching out to the youth, we can help turn the township around. In the words of our very own Tata Madiba, “There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way it treats its children”. On the day, our generous sponsors and those who dug deeply into their pockets to bid on our auction items opened their hearts to our children. The Val de Vie Foundation worked hand in glove with Daleen Labuschagne from the Khula Development Group (KDG) to facilitate this donation. KDG is a not-for-profit organisation that strives to bring hope and restoration to less fortunate communities in the Paarl-Franschhoek

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temperatures in the room, with our brilliant Matthew Pearce inviting attendees to share in the excitement of the day. And share they did. The bidding was fast and furious and we broke all records on the bids received for, among others, fabulous breakaways at exclusive Mantis properties to a 4-ball with Gary Player and a trip to Leopard Creek. And, a generous homeowner donated his JP Duminy cricket lesson to Orleansvale school.

The result We raised R170,000 from the Celebrity Golf Day and the Val de Vie Foundation is providing the balance of the money for the roof. We start construction in February 2017, and in January we will erect a billboard at the school showcasing the roof. Truly great things can be achieved when we all come together to break down the walls that divide us. Thanks to the generous vision of our founder Martin Venter, we will make this valley one where all can grow and thrive. Lorraine Hadfield Foundation advisor and Val de Vie homeowner Lorraine.Hadfield@valdevie.co.za Val de Vie

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Cintron Pink Polo 2016 Pink was the order of the day as Cape Town A-listers gathered at Val de Vie Estate for Cape Town’s top breast cancer awareness event – the 7th Annual Cintron Pink Polo. The Val de Vie Polo Pavilion was abuzz with polo lovers, local and international VIP guests, and celebrities such as Leigh-Anne Williams, Lee-Ann Liebenberg, Rosette Ncwana, Twala Ngambi and Chad Saaiman.

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he Cintron Pink Polo event has garnered mass support over the past seven years and 2016 was no exception. Polo is synonymous with fashion, and this year guests were captivating in their polo chic Serenity and Rose Quartz-inspired outfits. As guests were ushered in, they walked into a transformed Val de Vie with the décor paying homage to this year’s theme and Pantone colour of the year. From delicate pinks to blue and violet hues that could be spotted almost everywhere, Val de Vie Events, together with décor company Something Different, creatively translated the theme, ensuring that each lounge had a different touch to it. The official fashion partner of the 2016 event – Luisa Spagnoli – showcased its latest resort collection of classic looks on the catwalk with some sophisticated and timeless pieces. Admired for its sophistication, this iconic Italian fashion brand brought style, quality and elegance to the polo runway. Cars, like fashion, are an essential

About the Cintron Pink Polo Pink Polo South Africa began at the picturesque Val de Vie Estate in 2010. This year marks the 7th annual Cintron Pink Polo event, which has grown into one of South Africa’s most popular polo events and one of the few lifestyle events that has raised the profile for breast cancer awareness in South Africa. Guests can expect to be on the edge of their seats for a sensational afternoon of legendary polo, a unique food and fashion experience. #polowithapurpose

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“We are proud to continue our association with this event that not only allows guests to experience worldclass 14-goal polo with all the embellishments, but also creates awareness and empowers women who are bravely facing all the challenges of cancer treatment. This year was a major success and through our work with Pink Polo and other initiatives, we have been able to raise close to a R100,000.00 for breast cancer. Each year is a different experience and a wonderful combination of luxury and lifestyle. At Cintron World, we consider ourselves to be part of a global community and South Africa is a very essential part of our community.” — Chelsea Brehm, Director of Marketing, Cintron World About Cintron World Cintron World is an “aspirational” luxury lifestyle brand that offers premium beverages with quality ingredients and great taste. Cintron World builds brands that represent an upscale lifestyle that encourages people to look good and feel great by living a fashionable, productive, and healthy lifestyle. Cintron World believes in building a community around these brand attributes, and that’s why the company founded the Cintron Polo Club, a leading international community of like-minded people that enjoy the lifestyle of Cintron and the awesome game of polo. Cintron also developed the Cintron Selfies for Survivors campaign – a global network that raises awareness for breast cancer testing, treatment and research.

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part of polo and this year Paarlberg BMW, the official car partner, had a grand display of its latest top of the range models – the true definition of horsepower. Nico Panagio, the MC for the day, entertained and captivated guests with his style and charm while the polo commentator for the day, the animated Matthew Pohl, kept guests on the edge of their seats during the riveting high-scoring 14goal match. Team Cintron, under the captaincy of Leroux Hendriks, went home with the trophy after securing a 10–8 win against Julius Baer. George Morgan put on a stellar performance thus deserving the Most Valued Player Award. The best playing pony was Martin Venter’s Special. Swiss luxury watch brand Jaeger- LeCoultre was the official timekeeper and not a single beat was missed – not on its watch. Guests enjoyed stylishly curated experiences such as the Sisley and Tosca beauty activations, Val de Vie

Vodacom Wi-Fi and charging station, the Samsung flower photo-activation station, couture style cocktails by headline sponsor Cintron and gin sponsor Musgrave Pink Gin. This year, attendees had the opportunity to take a piece of the Pink Polo home by purchasing limited edition Cintron Pink Polo shirts and cocktail cups. Fujifilm gave away cameras to two lucky guests during a fun divot-stomping competition where guests had to look for tokens in the divots. This year, Cintron Pink Polo partnered with the Fynbos Valley Gift Boxes initiative, a local Paarl business that is steadfast in its fight against breast cancer. The Blossom Box Boutique was brought to life on the day with a beautiful popup experience and gifting initiative of bespoke gift boxes. These contained locally sourced beauty and therapeutic products that inspire, motivate and treat women who are bravely fighting breast

cancer. Polo lovers could select a gift and write a note of encouragement, making the initiative a more personalised experience. The boxes will be delivered to the St Stephen’s Oncology Centre in Paarl. As the day drew to an end and the sun set behind the magical pink mountains, guests danced their hearts out to Jimmy Nevis’s electrifying performance. Sport24hrs’ taxis ensured that Cintron’s guests arrived home safe and sound – the perfect ending to an incredible day.

Blossom Box Boutique Cintron Pink Polo and Fynbos Valley Gift Boxes have partnered to create an initiative called the Blossom Box Boutique. The goal of the gift box is to encourage and empower ladies undergoing chemotherapy with key items that address their motivational needs during their fight against cancer.

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About the St. Stephen’s Oncology Centre Based in Northern Paarl, the St. Stephens Oncology Centre and Sub-Acute Hospital provides consultations for all newly diagnosed cancer patients. Facilities and treatments include chemotherapy, radiotherapy, radiology and palliative care. It offers a holistic care programme that includes: social work meetings, monthly support groups, on-site mammograms and a strong network of psychologists, psychiatrists, dietitians, and alternative therapy practitioners.

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The Val de Vie Cross Country Run The summer has kicked off at Val de Vie with two exciting Sunday markets. The Val de Vie Cross Country Run brought to you by Optimum Financial Services Group took place in October and the Festive Market in November. Bringing family and friends together is the heart of our Sunday markets.

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Events Val de Vie Cross Country Run brought to you by Optimum Financial Services Group The Val de Vie Cross Country Run is the perfect opportunity to challenge a friend and get back into your running shoes. Energy Events planned a fun route that took runners all around the super estate. Runners made their way through the magnificent Valley of Life, surrounded by the true natural beauty the Paarl-Franschhoek Valley has to offer. The fun run concluded at the Val de Vie Market where families were able to enjoy delicious food from Cape Town’s best food trucks and cool down with creative juices or a glass of refreshing Polo Club Sauvignon Blanc 2016. All this, paired with the sound of Evelyn Hart, a talented singer-songwriter and musician from Cape Town, made for a joyful atmosphere beside the polo field. Salt & Light provided many fun activities such as face painting, sand art, play dough and mini soccer to entertain the kids. The polo season is here and our polo ponies were eager to get back on the field for an action-packed match. Louwrens Smith, CEO of Optimum Financial Group and sponsor of the day, threw in the ball to start the match between two of the Val de Vie Polo Club teams. Well done to the winning team consisting of Charl du Plessis (2), Anton Snyman (0), Liam Paterson (-1) and Jason Drew (-1).

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The Festive Market at Val de Vie Estate What better way to get into the festive mood than with a day filled with ice cream, shopping, riveting international polo, food truck feasts, Christmas carols, fun for the kids, and good company. The Festive Market had loads of goodies to delight any taste and fill those Christmas stockings. From comfortable bamboo socks, polo shirts, gift boxes, jewellery, flowers and dĂŠcor, guests were spoiled for choice to shop for their homes and Christmas tables. The market concluded with a captivating polo match between the Argentinian polo team La Estancia de Cafayate and Val de Vie Polo Club who won the gripping final. Thank you to everyone who joined us at our final market of 2016. It was great to celebrate the beginning of summer and the festive season with you. Heaps of fun for the young hearts of the family with many activities to keep the kids smiling all day, the Market at Val de Vie will be back on 12 February 2017 together with the Bridgehouse Mile. www.bridgehousemile.co.za Val de Vie

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A new look for the Polo Club Restaurant We invite residents and guests to come and enjoy a delicious meal at our restaurant at the Polo Pavilion and marvel at the fresh look of our estate’s favourite get-together spot. Thanks to one of our amazing residents Mark Maytham for the stunning décor elements. Visit Toca Madera or Blanc de Blanc Living in Paarl for inspiring ideas and beautiful curated pieces for your home.

Bookings essential Direct phone number: 021 863 6174 Val de Vie Reception: 021 863 6100 Mari Smit – Restaurant Manager poloclub@dishfood.co.za

Operating hours Mondays: Closed Tuesday: 11h00–16h00 Wednesday: 11h00–22h00 Thursday: 11h00–16h00 Friday: 11h00–22h00 Saturday: 11h00–22h00 Sunday: 09h00–16h00

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“EVERYTHING YOU CAN IMAGINE IS REAL.” Pablo Picasso Are you trying to create space that energizes and motivates? Are you trying to create a haven of tranquility and relaxation? Or perhaps you are trying to create a bold, sophisticated, and dramatic look… As art consultants, we help you determine your artistic tastes as well as assist you in choosing the right artwork for your space and your goals. For a complimentary appointment call us on 079 665 67 48 or email info@theboutiquegallery.co.za.

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The Valley Restaurant Pearl Valley has seen many new looks over the years, but we are proud to say that since its opening in 2003, the restaurant and clubhouse has never looked better! The double volume foyer and restaurant with its high beams and floor-to-ceiling windows are now filled with light and the easy breathing ambience of the estate is reflected in this stunning new interior. Come and relax on our airy terraces and take in the views, and order an Arnold Palmer to toast the legend.

Bookings essential Direct phone number: 021 867 8046 Pearl Valley Reception: 021 867 8000 Wilmien Smuts – Restaurant Manager pearlvalley@dishfood.co.za

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The practice is run by Dr. Schalk du Plessis. After qualifying at the Stellenbosch University in 1986, Dr du Plessis practiced in Camberley in the UK for 20 years. In his time overseas he attended a variety of international courses to further his knowledge of dentistry. Some of these included courses in Implantology and Computerised Dentistry. WE OFFER Cerec Crowns | Inlays and Veneers | Dental Implants Metal Free Dentistry | Teeth Whitening | Endodontics Home Visists | Oral Hygiene TRADING HOURS Monday - Friday | 08h30 - 17h00 Saturday - Emergencies only

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Prestigious award for Valentia Manor The stately and beautiful Valentia Manor at Val de Vie has received the award for Best Single Unit Residential Development in Africa at the 2016 International Property Awards (IPAs) held in Dubai. Val de Vie

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he International Property Awards acknowledge leaders in all sectors of the property and real estate industry and are considered a “worldrenowned mark of excellence”. Based on this achievement, Val de Vie will now be attending the Global Awards in London during December, where it will compete against winners from other regions, including Asia Pacific, Arabia, Canada, the Caribbean, Central and South America, Europe, the UK and the USA. The Valentia Manor House – designed by Norval Louw of Louw & Louw Architects and built by Brick Art Construction – is a strikingly beautiful property and piece of land that spans 27 hectares, and is owned by sales director and shareholder at Val de Vie, Renier Swart. This is one of two original farms located within Val de Vie’s perimeter; the other being the L’Huguenot Farm that stretches across 26 hectares of land. Not only does the Swart family grow Valencia oranges, but they also keep Dormer sheep, thus providing them with a genuine country lifestyle set on the larger, secure estate. Approaching this stunning home, you feel as though you’re driving up to a modern castle in lush countryside. Merino sheep in peak condition graze the fields on either side of the avenue leading to the house with lemon trees all around. There is a remarkable element of symmetry throughout the U-shaped design. Premium quality finishes and immaculate construction add excellence to the design. The airy entrance with

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its magnificent grand staircase offers a royal welcome and opens up to an easy living home for the Swart family. Every room was carefully considered with family in mind to create the dream house that will delight you every day. As Val de Vie has grown in popularity among families and individuals from various parts of South Africa and immigrants from Europe, as well as local and international investors, it has expanded its property offering substantially. Uniquely, however, the estate has maintained a sense of space and freedom by introducing additional smallholdings, known as the Gentleman’s Estates, to the offering and by placing much emphasis on privacy throughout the estate. Valentia Manor is a prime example for investors to visualise what can be created on such a Gentleman’s Estate. The Gentleman’s Estates were launched in 2015 and range from 1,2 to 3,5 hectares, also allowing owners the opportunity to cultivate vineyards, olive groves, organic vegetables and such like, or to keep horses or certain breeds of livestock. The inclusion of properties of this size within a security estate is truly unlike any other offering in the country. These smallholdings cater perfectly to those looking to enjoy all the perks of farm life, without the stresses of commercial farming, with the added benefit of the estate’s world-class security features that remain discreet due to the amount of space offered throughout the estate. Val de Vie

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Val de Vie has previously received the following awards at the IPAs: ●●World’s Best Marketing 2015 (Polo Village) ●●Safest House in Africa 2015 (Polo House) ●●Best Development in South Africa 2014 (Val de Vie Estate) ●●Best Leisure Development in South Africa 2013 (Val de Vie Estate) ●●Best Single Unit Development in South Africa 2013 (Polo House) ●●Best Single Unit Development in Africa 2013 (Polo House)

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ur mission at Lew Geffen Sotheby’s International Realty Winelands is to create lifelong relationships with our clients by offering the best real estate experience possible through our expertise in all facets of real estate and our knowledge of the communities in which we work. We are committed to delivering the highest level of personal service, professional representation and technical expertise, so that our clients are thrilled with the outcome and comfortable with the entire process. Our expert sales and leasing associates strive to build longlasting relationships and are here to help sellers, buyers, tenants and investors navigate through the emotional and financial aspects of any real estate need, no matter what stage of life they are in.

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The history of Pearl Valley Today, one of the most notable features at Val de Vie Estate is the Pearl Valley Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course. Its prestigious launch, on 17 November 2003, marked a defining moment that continues to contribute to the success of our distinguished estate. We take a look at the vision behind the creation of the Pearl Valley Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course.

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ince its inception, the course has striven for excellence and its various achievements reflect the brilliance of its design and the vision of the man behind it. Jack Nicklaus, known as the “Golden Bear”, retired from competitive golfing in 1996 having racked up an incomparable 116 tour wins including 73 PGA victories. His retirement from golf signified the beginning of a successful business career that has included focusing his considerable talent on golf course design. Now, 20 years later, he is at the helm of Nicklaus Design, recognised globally as the world’s premier golf course design firm. In a recent CNN interview, Nicklaus quipped: “Most people work all their lives to retire to play golf – I played golf all my life to retire to work.” As such, when Pearl Valley set out to build a course that would rival the very best in South Africa, Nicklaus was clearly the man for the job. Upon first setting eyes on the land earmarked for Pearl Valley’s new course, Nicklaus was struck by the simple beauty of the flat valley landscape and its surrounding mountains. “You might say we really had an empty canvas with great views,” he enthused. Drawing inspiration from the setting, he decided to create a golf course that would fit in and flow with the surrounding terrain, allowing for good golf shots that would also be aesthetically pleasing. He set out to design a course that looked like it had always been there, nestled in the Paarl-Franschhoek Valley, and had been discovered rather than built. Using nature as his guide, Nicklaus focused on building something that could be enjoyed by players at all levels. Despite each course being different, most of Nicklaus’ creations share certain characteristics such as four par threes and, on the other 14 holes, seven rights and seven lefts. He also tries to include one unreachable par five, one easily reachable par five and two marginal par fives. Significant effort always goes into creating a course that is balanced between left and right, with equal greens, water and hazards. Once

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satisfied with the balance, Nicklaus works on creating pace. He prefers to ease players in with a simple hole when starting the course. Courses are also intended to be enjoyed by female golfers with tee placements that never necessitate a carry of more than 70 metres. Always mindful of the experience he is creating through his designs, Nicklaus tries to give players alternative ways to play shots, creating a selection of ways to reach the hole. In keeping with Nicklaus’ design philosophy, Pearl Valley’s course has numerous strategically placed deep, steep-faced bunkers. This makes all aspects of the hole visible to golfers, placing an emphasis on accurate iron play. Having spent several years designing Pearl Valley’s beautiful course, Nicklaus was delighted to share its opening with his good friend Gary Player. Player had accepted Nicklaus’ invitation to attend the launch on the condition that Nicklaus would join him at the Nelson Mandela Invitational that was being held on the preceding day – an offer that Nicklaus readily accepted. Nicklaus was honoured to have Player with him for the opening as it meant that they were the first

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players to try out his new course. During the launch, Nicklaus mentioned that he was convinced Player would approve of his design. Luckily, his assumption was correct and Player commended Nicklaus’ ability to bring nature onto the greens and fairways, adding that he shared Nicklaus’ passion for good drainage, beauty and landscaping on a golf course. Player also approved of Nicklaus’ tee placements and the fact that he had created a course to suit everybody, explaining that “everyone is so busy these days and they play golf to escape, have fun, and relax. Nicklaus has created an environment where that is possible.” Since its prestigious launch, the course has hosted the South African Open three times, received six Compleat Golfer Five-star Experience Awards, been named Golf Digest’s Best Conditioned Golf Course five times and has ranked among Golf Digest’s top 10 courses in South Africa for the past 10 years. Now, 13 years later, as players enjoy an unsurpassed golfing experience on the course’s luscious greens that flow with the surrounding landscape, the brilliance behind the design can still be felt. Val de Vie


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Pearl Valley Golf Club Captain’s Report In our previous report, we mentioned the multitude of projects that needed to be completed during winter. We are happy to report that the majority of them are done, ensuring that the course is in tip-top condition and ready for the influx of visitors during the holiday season. Below is a summary of all the projects undertaken during 2016.

Tees A number of tees were earmarked for levelling in 2016. This was a continuation of a project that commenced in 2015. The list is as follows: ●●Hole 2 – Club tee – strip and level. ●●Hole 3 – Championship tee/Club tee – strip tees, bring in soil and join tees, shape tee surrounds and sod tees. By combining the two tees an extra 250m2 of tee surface was added. ●●Hole 7 – Club tee – strip and level. ●●Hole 10 – Championship tee – strip, dig a root trench along the perimeter of the tee (filled with concrete), and sod. ●●Club tee – strip and level. ●●Ladies tee – strip and level. ●●Hole 15 – Championship tee – strip, raise level and sod. ●●Hole 17 – Ladies tee – strip, enlarge, raise and shape surrounds and sod.

Bunkers Ask most golfers who have played the Pearl what their challenges were, and invariably the bunkers get discussed. It is the same for the maintenance staff. Pearl Valley bunkers are a massive challenge for golfers and greenskeepers alike. Three years ago, we

installed our first capillary concrete bunker on the 6th hole. Since that day, the maintenance has been easier and complaints from the golfers about this bunker ceased. For 2016’s project season, we completed the following bunkers: ●●Hole 8 – two greenside bunkers left and right. ●●Hole 9 – three greenside bunkers. ●●Hole 11 – two greenside bunkers left and right. ●●Hole 12 – right greenside bunker. ●●Hole 16 – left greenside bunker. ●●Hole 18 – left greenside bunker.

Cart path repairs In total, 52 cart path panels were knocked out, cleaned, root trenches made, and new concrete poured. In addition to this, all the tee accessory stations were converted to concrete slabs with a concrete kerb border. All the above work was completed by the maintenance team. No additional contractors were brought in.

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●●More effective drainage for the green. ●●A more raised rough level left of the creek to alleviate waterlogging. ●●A solution for cart traffic control. Nicklaus Design did a redesign and Golf Data Construction came in to complete the work. Golf Data Maintenance is busy working on the new greens complex and we are confidentthat golfers will enjoy the hole more and that the overall quality of the greens complexwill be better. On behalf of the management and staff at Pearl Valley, we wish all our visitors a wonderful golfing journey while playing the Pearl over the festive season. Mike Westman Golf Course superintendent mike.westman@pearlvalley.co.za

4th greens complex The 4th greens complex has been on the radar for an upgrade for a number of years. Various factors needed to be addressed, but in short ,they were as follows:

The right-hand side green bunker on the 8th hole being lined with capillary concrete and refilled with double-washed Philippi sand.

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Levelling and extending of the club tee box on the 3rd hole. Val de Vie


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Polo Captain’s Report The polo season started with a bang in October and we look forward to another five months of exciting polo ahead. In the first two months, Val de Vie Polo Club hosted several club tournaments including a visit by the Argentinian team from Cafayate Polo Club and the ever-growing Cintron Pink Polo. And that’s only the beginning!

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he Cintron Pink Polo was a huge success and we at the Polo Club were privileged to have some of the best players in the country playing on our fields. It is always a pleasure to have players from abroad at our club and hosting an Argentinian team was indeed a thrill. The Val de Vie team did us proud and beat Cafayate 8–5 in a riveting game of fast-paced polo. The Cafayate team participated in our 4- and 0-goal tournaments and was mounted by club members. A special mention goes to Anton Snyman for entertaining the team for the week and organising their polo. There were a few tumbles, but luckily nothing too serious! However, we wish those that were injured a speedy recovery. We look forward to the Christmas break and starting to play again in mid-January 2017 for the second half of our season. Some exciting polo lies ahead with the Veuve Clicquot and the ISP Handa Exhibition matches in March and April as well as the 0-, 2- and 6-goal tournaments scheduled for the months to come. We would like to thank the Val de Vie Events Company, homeowners, club members and support staff for their continued support and wish them and their families a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year. Save the date Veuve Clicquot Masters Polo – 4 March 2017 Contact: Polo Manager Rob Hampson Rob.Hampson@valdevie.co.za 079 524 2915 Equestrian & Stables Manager Nicky Bartlett Nicky.Bartlett@valdevie.co.za 082 390 7456

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Stylish Health Centre in Paarl The HealthStyle lifestyle medicine and aesthetic practice opened its doors in the BKB building recently – much to the excitement of many in Paarl and the greater Winelands region.

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ealthStyle’s multidisciplinary approach to health and wellness promotion is built on a foundation of well-known and highly respected medical and aesthetic practitioners. HealthStyle’s philosophy strives for optimal health, inside and out, and focuses on four pillars. namely body, smile, mind and beauty. The stylishly appointed HealthStyle facility includes a Medi Spa boasting some of the most technologically advanced slimming and painless laser hair removal equipment available in South Africa. HealthStyle has the only Velashape III™ in the Western Cape for body contouring and cellulite reduction. VelaShape III™ contours, shapes and slims the body by improving cellulite and reducing circumference in as little as one treatment session. VelaShape provides dramatic results without downtime or significant discomfort. HealthStyle also specialises in Laser Hair Removal. eLase™ with Motif LHR™ is the fastest diode laser platform to deliver safe and effective treatments on the widest variety of skin and hair types. The high frequency and lower energy delivery provide virtually pain-free treatments with far shorter treatment times than competitive systems.

patients holistically – restoring their health, wellbeing and self-worth – not merely treating disease”. Dr Andersen has a special interest in anti-ageing, cosmetic and preventive medicine. Her services also include the medical weight loss programme Slender Wonder and genetic testing. Dr Tracey Garner’s approach to facial aesthetic medicine allows her to practise the art of medicine using well-researched, safe and approved products to restore and enhance natural beauty. She specialises in the use of facial injections, dermal fillers and threads to naturally restore the face, neck and hands. She also treats hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating), chronic migraine, and bruxism (teeth grinding) with medical injections. Sclerotherapy is used to treat spider and varicose veins. Moles, warts and sunspots are removed using cryotherapy, TCA and surgical excision. HealthStyle Smile offers excellence in dental treatment as well as the latest available dental technology. Paarl’s favourite dentist, Dr Duan Thirion, heads up an exceptional dental team. Duan says: “For me, a beautiful smile is about much more than a good smile design. A true

discovering and living your purpose. She says: “To be cured is to be free of disease, but to be healed means to become whole”. The more medically-focused HealthStyle Body’s services follow a lifestyle medical philosophy. Services include an allergy and asthma centre, genetic analysis, InBody analysis, personalised nutrition, and EMS training. Dr Lecia Swartz runs the allergy and asthma centre – the first of its kind in the Cape Winelands. She is passionate about patients suffering from allergic and asthma conditions that are often chronic in nature and can be quite debilitating. She strives to assist patients with diagnosis and treatment of these conditions so that they can gain understanding and be empowered to optimally manage their health. She also has an interest in women’s health, including pap smears, breast examination, contraception and hormone replacement therapy, and general lifestyle medicine. Anri Horne is HealthStyle’s nutritionist and dietitian. She firmly believes that “health is not a diet, an exercise programme, a number, or a phase – it’s a lifestyle”. She offers dietetic services,

Motif LHR is powered by elos™ technology – the first and only technology that uses combined energies to effectively and gently remove hair of any colour and type. HealthStyle Beauty also offers facial injections, medical peels, Dermapen™, Carboxytherapy, and permanent make-up. The Medi Spa is managed by Sunelma Uys, with expert medical input from Dr Chrisna Andersen (body aesthetics) and Dr Tracey Garner (facial aesthetics). Dr Chrisna Andersen’s approach to body aesthetics is founded on her philosophy of “treating

smile emerges when all the elements of a healthy body, mind and soul are in perfect balance”. The team also includes dentist Dr Mariandie Benadé and oral hygienist Lolandé van Zyl. Their services include general dentistry, aesthetic dentistry, digital dentistry, CEREC, oral hygiene, tooth whitening, and lip shaping. HealthStyle Mind believes that a healthy mind is the essence of a healthy life. Dr Kim du Preez sees to the mental, spiritual, and emotional wellbeing of clients. Her positive approach to therapy focuses on helping you thrive while

one-on-one nutritional advice and electrical muscle stimulation (EMS) exercise classes to individual patients and clients of any age. She also designs employee wellness programmes. The variety of technologically advanced and specialised professional services all in one breathtaking environment makes HealthStyle Medicine a truly unique facility in the Western Cape.

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KinderArk

Opening of the new Kinder Ark The Kinder Ark Preschool celebrated the opening of its new premises at Val de Vie’s Valentia Farm.

Madri Steyn and her team welcomed the 150 little children to their new haven with a beautiful and colourful event. Kinder Ark offers full-day, half-day and holiday care under experienced teachers. The preschool values personal attention to each child and by having small class sizes and a well-developed curriculum, Kinder Ark aims to bring out the best in each little character.

Operating Hours 07h30 until 17h30 Fourth Quarter: 10 October to 15 December 2016 Holiday care available

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Paarl Boys’ High 2016

As the end of the year draws to a close, Paarl Boys’ High reflects on the year with appreciation of its staff, boys and parents…

- een van die BESTE keuses ooit! Hierdie dinamiese en multikulturele 140-jaar oue skool is geleë aan die voet van die Paarlberg en pryk oor seker een die mooiste Wes-Kaapse valleie. Ons is trots op ons skool se benoeming deur die Wes-Kaapse Onderwysdepartement as een van die Top 30 skole, met ‘n 100% slaagsyfer en ‘n 93% universiteitstoelating. Ons uitmuntende onderwysspan brei nie net die kennis van leerders uit nie, maar moedig ook kritiese denke, kommunikasie, persoonlike organisasie en spanwerk aan. Ons top afrigters en atlete het toegang tot ‘n multi-funksionele Astro-oppervlak, atletiekfasiliteite, hokkievelde, tennis- en netbalbane, asook ‘n swembad. ‘n Verskeidenheid kultuuraktiwiteite sluit onder andere Musiek, Drama en Redenaars in. Leerders van so ver as Namibië maak hul in ons koshuis tuis. Ons streef uitnemendheid na in alles wat ons bied. Ampliora et Altiora!

Ons nooi jul graag uit na ons Opedag op 22 Februarie 2017. www.paarlgirlshigh.org.za

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BRIDGE HOUSE PRE-PRIMARY SCHOOL • • • • • • • •

New, spacious Pre-Primary facility on Bridge House campus Short drive from Pearl Valley and Val de Vie Separate facility yet integral to one-stop schooling – Playschool to Grade 12 Large, well-equipped classrooms, wide verandahs and huge, grassed play area Classes for Grade 000 (3-4 years) to Grade 0 (5-6 years) Warm, nurturing environment Small classes, each with teacher and full-time assistant English medium but other home language speakers warmly welcomed For information: Gill Malcolm gilmal@bridgehouse.org.za or 021 874 8100

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Safety & Security

Positive Progress As we enter the festive season, we look back at a successful year at Val de Vie and the positive progress made on the estate.

Security Projects All security-related projects have been and are undertaken to upscale the vital electronic and manpower driven access control and intruder detection abilities of the estate. We aim to maintain the correct “mix” for optimal efficiency in each to ensure an infallible service. Below is a summary of the status and progress of some security-related projects at Val de Vie: ● Online Intelligence has been completed. This is an integrated electronic incident reporting and management tool interfacing with all the other security “tools” on site. ● Integration of Pearl Valley off-site thermal and PTZ camera monitoring with that of Val de Vie. ● The temporary electric fence separating Pearl Valley from the Val de Vie Phase 2 development has been completed. The electrification of three access gates into this area for relevant agents is currently in process with the motors already installed. ● The new “river fence” with thermals and PTZ cameras is complete, while a few minor snags that do not affect the electricity and cameras are being sorted. Soon residents will have remotecontrolled access to the paths on the outside of the fence for jogging and mountain biking. ● The temporary access control at the Polo Village accessing the new Phase 2 development has now been replaced by a fully operational remote-controlled electric gate and fence. Access to this area via the said

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gate will be limited to select residents who have had the property in the development transferred to their names, and of course selected agents. This does, however, remain a construction area that will increasingly become more active and we request that this is kept in mind when on site. ● The primary access point for construction vehicles and contractors to this development will be via a newly constructed contractors’ gate adjacent to the existing one. This will be manually operated until electronics etc. are in place by 15 December. ● This gate will only be operational during weekdays from 07:00 to 18:00, unless by prior arrangement. ● The tactical response team has been enlarged due to the risk profile of the general area, especially at night. ● Networking and interacting with the SAPS structures through all divisions and levels has come to fruition and we are satisfied we will receive all relevant information timeously and completely. We are grateful for the various requests received from residents who wish to show their festive season appreciation for security staff by means of gifts and or “contributions” to individuals or the security staff across the board. We suggest in this instance that Brett Ashington, the Thorburn site manager, be the receiver of any such gifts and that together with his management team, a suitable manner of fair distribution be found, with an

emphasis on blessing those staff members who will be spending this Christmas and New Year away from their families as they are on duty at Val de Vie and Pearl Valley. It has been a privilege indeed to meet new owners and tenants this year. Please contact me anytime, I am here to assist in any way I can to make your life easier from a security perspective. It has been a wonderful journey, even in the short time that I have been

here at Val de Vie Estate. It is with a happy heart that the team and I wish you all the very best for the festive season and look forward to seamlessly progressing into 2017 and even higher levels of service excellence. Louis de Jager Risk Manager for Val de Vie and Pearl Valley e: louis.dejager@pearlvalley.co.za c: +27 (0)83 557 7009

PA IN T No paint job is too extravagant or too plain for us. We are ready for any and every paint project!

VER F Geen verf werk is te klein vir ons nie. Ons verfhande staan reg vir ou en nuwe huise! Contact / Kontak: “The PAINT Factory” Neels Ackerman (Val de Vie Resident) on 081 744 5729 or neels@human-resources.co.za

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HOA Pages

Val de Vie FAQs What are the HOA office hours, and where are they situated? Val de Vie Sport and Leisure Centre Office hours: Mondays to Thursdays 07h30 to 16h30 Fridays 07h30 to 16h00 Closed on weekends and public holidays

When are levy payments due, and how does the extra levy affect me? First day of the month, in advance. When you buy a plot from 1 September 2012 in the extra levy phase, you have a four-month grace period from date of transfer to do your planning and to start building before the extra levy is applicable. When building starts, you then have an additional 11-month period to complete the project, in which the extra levy will again not be applicable.

How do I update my personal information with the HOA? Please update your personal information on the Val de Vie Community Portal. For more information, please contact the HOA at hoa@valdevie.co.za.

How and when can I do my security gate enrolment? New HOA members: Gate enrolment can only be done after the property has been registered in your name, during office hours at the HOA reception. Proof of identification is required.

for example, two dogs and one cat. Only domestic animals posing no danger, noise or odours may be kept. All domestic animals must at all times bear a tag that reflects the name, telephone number and SG number of their owner.

How and when can I obtain a remote for the inner lane booms/river-frontage gates? Remotes are available to residents only, at a cost of R220 per remote. Landowners who are in the planning phase may request the building control office to motivate an application for a remote. Remotes can be ordered, and paid for, at the HOA reception.

How and when do I obtain my postbox key? A postbox key can only be obtained after the property has been transferred into your name, during office hours at the HOA reception.

What is my Val de Vie postal address? Name and Surname (your SG number) Val de Vie Estate, Kliprug Minor Road, Paarl 7646.

How often is postage sorted?

The HOA picnic area is located on the banks of the Berg River, on the northern side of the estate. Access to the river frontage and the picnic area is controlled, and only possible to residents via pre-programmed remote controls (with the same remote as for inner lane booms). Access is only possible via three gates – the southern gate, the gate at the picnic area and the northern gate. Access is limited to non-motorised transport, during daylight hours only.

Plumbing: Drain It office 021 855 3035 / 078 920 6491

Our refuse removal is done weekly by the Drakenstein Municipality. We form part of its “purple zone”. For collection days, please refer to the schedule at www.drakenstein.gov.za.

How many pets are allowed?

The estate is part of the municipal door-to-door recycling service. Each week, on the same day as your refuse removal, your recyclable material will

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How do I gain access to the picnic area?

How do I apply for a dustbin?

Workers: All domestics, gardeners, au pairs, butlers, etc., need to be enrolled with the necessary identification documents. Valid work permits are mandatory for foreign workers.

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Grass carp, kurper, and bass have been stocked in our dams. Fishing is only allowed on a catchand-release basis. Please respect these resources.

Who can I contact for electrical or plumbing assistance?

It is the homeowner’s responsibility to apply for a dustbin once Drakenstein occupation is issued. Use your SG number as a reference, and phone the Drakenstein Municipality on 021 807 4715.

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What fish have been established in the dams, and is fishing allowed?

Postage is retrieved from town, and sorted daily. You will receive a notification slip in your post box for parcels that are too big for the box. These letters/parcels need to be signed for and collected during office hours at the HOA reception.

New tenants: Enrolment can only be done after tenants obtain approval from the HOA. Copies of identification documents and rental agreements must accompany completed enrolment forms.

No more than three animals may be kept per unit with a limit of two animals of a kind,

be collected. All you need to do is put your “dry” recyclable waste into the free clear bag you are provided with, then place it next to or on top of your refuse bin, ready for collection. Homeowners can also make use of the paper and glass banks at the Maintenance Centre.

When is refuse removal?

Does Val de Vie provide for recycling?

Electrician: Steven Jones 021 979 4925 / 082 871 4960 / 084 513 8088

The Val de Vie Homeowners’ Association does not guarantee or take any responsibility for the quality of services, products provided, or the conduct of any of the service providers mentioned in this publication.

How does the Val de Vie Guest System work? Please visit the Val de Vie website on the HOA Internal Communication link for step-by-step instructions on how this paperless visitor enrolment system works.

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Pearl Valley FAQs What is my new address? Postal: Your erf number Pearl Valley Paarl 7646 Physical: Your erf number Pearl Valley Paarl 7646

Do I have a postbox on the estate? Estate postboxes are situated in the building adjacent to the security main gate. One box per property (using your erf number) is available. Please request keys for your postbox from the security main gate. Lost keys will be replaced at a cost of R50 per key.

Do I need to make any special arrangements for home content delivery or removal? Yes. Please complete the furniture removal indemnity form available from the security main gate prior to arranging your delivery or removal.

How do I get a refuse bin? One refuse bin per property is issued by security. Please request a bin from the security main gate should one not already be at your property.

When is refuse collected? Refuse is collected every Monday morning (including all public holidays). Please place your bin on the pavement outside your property before 08h00. Do remember to take your bin back in once removal has taken place.

Is my garden maintained once the landscaping is complete? Basic garden maintenance which includes lawn mowing, trimming of edges, weeding and pruning of shrubs is included in your monthly levy. Your garden will also be fertilised twice a year.

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What other activities/amenities are available on the Estate?

No. Please ensure that your personal insurance covers the replacement of broken windows.

Gym, tennis courts, pétanque courts, cricket nets, horse riding/equestrian centre, sports field, boma, function and conferencing facilities, golf lessons, various fitness sessions, designated walking/hiking trails/mountain biking trails.

What do I do if I need to do renovations to my home? Make the necessary arrangements with your preferred service provider and advise security that contractors will be working at your home.

Can I leave my keys at the Estate for safekeeping? Keys to your property can be left at security for safekeeping. Please complete the key indemnity form and key register.

Is there WiFi in the Clubhouse?

Where is the nearest supermarket? On exiting the Estate, the Paarl Mall is approximately 10km away when turning left on the R301. Here you will find Woolworths (in SA, Woolworths can be compared to the European Marks and Spencer stores), Pick n Pay and a variety of other retail stores.

The WiFi at the Clubhouse is now unlimited and free. If you have trouble connecting, the restaurant manager will be able to assist you

Who do I contact if I have any queries or need more details on the above?

Can I have my own golf cart?

The membership manager is situated at the Clubhouse and will gladly offer assistance with any membership or estate related query.

Yes, please contact the Golf Shop for colour specifications and to register your cart. Decals will be supplied on application – carts must display your erf number.

Do we have a reciprocal arrangement with other clubs? Yes, Pearl Valley has reciprocal arrangements with all Jack Nicklaus golf courses in SA and worldwide. In addition to these courses, there is Steenberg, Arabella and Erinvale.

How can I obtain a remote for the resident booms?

To which account do I pay my levies? Bank Name: Account Name: Branch Name: Branch Code: Account Number:

Nedbank Ltd Pearl Valley HOA Business Boland 147005 1470119064

To which account do I pay my annual membership subscription fee?

Residents can enrol on the biometric access control system at the contract manager’s office, situated at the main gate, between 10h00 and 14h00 weekdays.

Bank Name: Nedbank Account Name: Pearl Valley Investments (Pty) Ltd Account Type: Business current account Branch Code: 198765 Account Number: 1123389942

Can anyone make use of the Equestrian Centre?

How does the Pearl Valley Guest System work?

Yes, please discuss your stabling requirements and enquiries with Rosemary Bartlett. She can be contacted on 072 247 2929.

Please visit the Pearl Valley website on the HOA link for step-by-step instructions on how this paperless visitor enrolment system works.

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What’s On

12 February 2017 The Market at Val de Vie with Bridge House Mile 4 March 2017 Veuve Clicquot Masters Polo 19–26 March 2017 Absa Cape Epic starting in Hermanus and finishing at Val de Vie Estate 28 March 2017 Pearl Valley Ladies Open

Featured event: Veuve Clicquot Masters Polo at Val de Vie Nothing fuels dreams and innovation like getting out and seeing the world. The thrill of travel, and seeing new and interesting places, brings to life the #ClicquotJourney theme for the 2017 Veuve Clicquot Masters Polo Cape Town. The popular polo and social event of the year, currently in its seventh running celebrates the sport of kings combined with the finest champagne.

Date: Saturday 4 March 2017 Time: 14:00–19:00 Hashtags: #VCMastersPolo #ClicquotInTheSun Clicquot Garden: R980 p/p My Yellow Table: R3500 p/p

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Veuve Clicquot VVIP: R4,000 p/p (Reserved seating can be made for 20 guests or more sharing the same VVIP lounge. Please email events@valdevie.co.za for bookings and enquiries) Tickets available online at Computicket: www.computicket.com This summer holiday, slow down…

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What’s happening in Paarl and in the Winelands? Search ShowMe’s Events & Entertainment Guide to see what’s happening today, tomorrow and after. Use our calendar filter to search by date – there is always a lot on the go in and around Paarl for you and your family to enjoy and events in which to participate. Get out explore this summer! Visit: www.showme.co.za/paarl/events-entertainment/

30 Dec 2016 Dans van die Vlamme 31 Dec 2016 – 01 Jan 2017 New Years Eve at the Grande Roche Hotel 31 Dec 2016 Paarl Aboretum – Park Run 31 Dec 2016 Kanonafvurings by die Taalmonument in die Paarl 06 Jan 2017 Coenie de Villiers, Hemelbesem en Yoma by die Taalmonument 13 Jan 2017 Full-moon picnic at the Taalmonument Feb 09 2017 - Feb 10 2017 Leopard’s Leap cooking classes – the tastes and traditions of North America 4 March 2017 Ommiberg ‘Round the Rock’ festival, various

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