Prices and Accommodation of De Rust Retirement Village

Types of Accommodation

35 Houses
10 x Two bedroom – from R1,400,000

13 x Two bedroom (larger) – from R1,510,000
12 x Three bedroom – from R1,760,000

36 Apartments
12 x One bedroom – from R920,000
18 x Two bedroom (north facing) – from R1,350,000
6 x Two bedroom (south facing) – from R1,180,000
Garage – from R92,000

Please note:  

  • A compulsory 16 meals at R70 per meal per person is included in the life right contract.
  • A levy is paid monthly and is calculated accourding to the size /square meters of the unit. Property taxes and electricity are billed seperately.    
  • Other monthly payments:  Electricity, rates, admin fees, DSTV (according to owner preference choice) and CSOS (Community Scheme Ombudsman Services)

15 x One-bedroom apartments – from ± R10,630 to R12,210 per month 

Apartment rentals include a daily meal (Lunch), weekly cleaning service, 24-hour intercom service and water.

7 x Single Rooms with shared facilities – from R5,880 tot R6,455 per month
Room rentals include lunch and a light supper, weekly cleaning service, 24-hour intercom service and water.

Non-refundable entrance fee of R10,050 is payable to Utilitas when the lease agreement is signed.

6 x Beds (2 wards with 3 beds each) – from R18,735 per month
15 x Single Rooms (furnished, and with a basin) – from R18,735 per month
Please note : Shared bath, shower and toilet facilities. There is also a communal dining room and lovely lounge for entertaining.
Three meals are included in the monthly fee.
A non-refundable entrance fee of R11,640 is payable upon signing of the contract.
Temporary care from R685 per day, non-residents R1,100 per day.  

Prices are adjusted annually


  • De Rust life right units are managed through an elected Management Committee 
  • Only life right options are available: Utilitas is responsible for the resale of the unit. The owner will be reimbursed with the original capital amount plus a 25% profit sharing. The life right agreement is in the resident’s name, even if a relative / other person pays the purchase price. Upon resale / death, the amount is paid into the resident’s bank account / estate.
  • At signing of the contract, a deposit of 10% of the purchase price is payable, and the full purchase price must be paid within 6 weeks, otherwise the deposit will be forfeited.
  • A non-refundable entrance fee of R10,050 is payable with the first month’s levy account.
  • A levy is paid monthly and is calculated according to the size / square meter of the apartment, including municipal services. Property taxes and electricity are charged separately.

Included in levy:

  • 24-hour intercom service
  • 24-hour access control, with a security service after hours / weekends and public holidays
  • Limited on-site parking for guests
  • Preferential admission to the Health Care Unit 


  • Application forms for persons 55 years and older are accepted
  • Residents are still allowed to work
  • Admission according to need / financial readiness
  • Applicants will be subjected to an interview with a Social Development Officer and subject to the findings of the officer, a decision will be taken as to whether or not the applicant qualifies for accommodation.