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Everything you could wish for – and more – right on your doorstep

Hibiscus Retirement Villages welcome you to the latest addition in its portfolio, Widenham Retirement Village, a picturesque development 40km south of Durban between the quaint village of Widenham and eMkhomazi.

Widenham Retirement Village brings to four the number of retirement developments under Hibiscus Retirement Villages, founded in October 1962 and providing residential homes to residents since July 1967.

That was the year its first retirement entity, Margate Retirement Village, was unveiled. Umdoni Retirement Village, on which work started in 1994 (and completed in 2000), was Hibiscus Retirement Villages’s second signature home, followed in 1995 by Ramsgate Retirement Village.

Like its predecessors, Widenham Retirement Village raises the bar in all important categories to offer retirees a distinctive product that ensures their twilight years are spent in comfort and leisure.

For instance, Phase 4 has north-facing units with sea views over the village of Widenham; 84 units are available to choose from. Widenham Retirement Village has proved popular since inception in October 2018.

To date, 170 units have been occupied and 220 units sold. Only two units from Phase 2 and seven from Phase 3 are left. Currently, the developers are constructing and occupying eight units a month. Phase 4 will be ready for occupation in May, when the first units will be available.

On sale are two-bedroom units from R1 845 000 and three-bedroom units starting at R2 140 000. All units are sold on the basis of life right, meaning the society always owns the units.

Hibiscus Retirement Villages emphasises that there are no transfer costs, no legal costs and no commissions and that the price you see is the price you pay. The same applies to levies, which will cover your rates and taxes as well as a garden service, security, outpatients department, water and maintenance. 

Similarly, all internal and external maintenance of the cottage is the society’s responsibility. The insurance of the unit is also the society’s responsibility. All you will be required to do is insure are your own belongings. On-site facilities include two bowling greens, which are in play.

Construction on the clubhouse starts next month, with a swimming pool and tennis courts expected to follow shortly thereafter. A frail care facility is earmarked for construction towards the end of the development.

Widenham, when complete, will have 600 one-, two-, and three-bedroom cottages; a medical/ outpatients centre; a frail care facility; bowling greens; tennis courts; swimming pool; library; snooker room; bridge and card room; gym; clubhouse; bar; dining room; entertainment hall and walks through the beautiful wetlands. Also in close proximity is an 18-hole golf course in the town of eMkhomazi, while Selborne and Umdoni Park golf clubs are a short drive away.

Residents will be delighted to find Galleria Shopping Centre a mere 20km up the road. Adjacent to this is Kingsway Netcare Hospital, a large health facility which offers an array of clinics and specialist services.

The town of Scottburgh is 10km to the south. The other Hibiscus Retirement Villages are just as well-appointed. Umdoni Retirement Village has 372 cottages, Ramsgate Retirement Village boasts 61 cottages while Margate Retirement Village has 443 cottages and flats.

Between them the three villages have more than 1 200 residentUmdoni Retirement Village each have a frail care centre.

Retire to the tranquil South Coast of KwaZulu-Natal and let Hibiscus Retirement Villages be your destination of choice for your retirement. They have an impeccable record of more than 50 s, 50 frail care beds, bowling greens, tennis courts, swimming pools, libraries, entertainment halls and numerous hobby clubs. Margate and years of experience in caring for retired people.

Contact Caylin at 066 306 0669 or Jenette at 066 306 0612 to book an appointment or for enquiries on Phase 4 at Widenham Retirement Village. Visit Hibiscus Retirement Villages, email widenhamsales@gmail. com or call 066 306 0612

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