LOCATION

Residents and visitors to the Cape Winelands region alike regularly enjoy Franschhoek’s charming European ambiance and its cuisine, which has put the area on the map as the gastronomic capital of South Africa.

The region boasts a selection of prestigious schools, such as Paarl Gim, Paarl Boys’ High, La Rochelle Girls’ Primary, Girls’ High and Bridge House, as well as the University of Stellenbosch. The regions proximity to Cape Town International Airport and to Cape Town, both less than 40 minutes away, makes it a convenient point from which some of South Africa’s finest offerings, including the Mother City’s sophisticated shopping, dazzling night life and exquisite beaches, can be explored.

Other nearby amenities include the Pearl Valley Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, Paarl Mall as well as Mediclinic Paarl and Paarl Provincial Hospital.

WHO WE ARE

As part of the Val de Vie group of companies, Cape Winelands Properties (CWP) is committed to the same level of excellence that has long been associated with Val de Vie Estate. Founded in 2006, as the official on-site agency for the estate, we have grown alongside the estate as it introduced various property developments. In 2015, we underwent a process of rebranding CWP to reposition the brand in the minds of consumers as a luxurious, contemporary and cutting edge agency. Having sold more than 60% of properties on Val de Vie Estate to date, we assure you that the process of purchasing your dream home is in very capable hands. Not only are we committed to making your dream our goal, but we are also dedicated to the success of the estate; which ultimately translates to a continued return on investment long after the purchase of your home.

VISION AND MISSION

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    • Remain as a leading luxury property estate agency in
    • the winelands of the Western Cape
    • Meet our clients’ needs as they search for the best in
    • luxurious living
    • Achieve maximum capital growth for our clients
    • Revolutionise the property sales industry as we know it
    • Nurture long-term relationships with our clients
    • Conduct our business with the greatest of integrity, in accordance with the Estate Agency Affairs Board’s code of conduct
    • Improve the greater winelands community by contributing to social upliftment and job creation
    • Promote the winelands as the leading region in South Africa for safe, spacious and luxurious family living

OUR OFFERING

Having sold more than 60% of properties on Val de Vie Estate to date, we assure you that the process of purchasing your dream home is in capable hands. Not only are we committed to making your dream our goal, but we are likewise dedicated to the success of the estate, which ultimately means a continued return on investment long after the purchase of your home.

EXHIBITIONS

Cape Winelands Properties dedicate significant resources to annual exhibitions both in South Africa and the United Kingdom. Our exhibition calendar includes The Luxury Property Show at Olympia, London and The Property Buyer Show at The Sandton Exhibition Centre, Gauteng. We furthermore host regular activations in malls in the Western Cape and Gauteng.

OUR DEDICATED RENTALS TEAM

Cape Winelands Properties has a dedicated rental team, who at all times act in the best interest of both the landlord and tenant. We offer both short- and long-term rental properties, and take into consideration all influencing factors, ensuring a suitable match between the tenant and property. Each long-term rental application is thoroughly verified, and a 4-month long term rental income protection plan is offered, free of charge to our landlords. All ingoing and outgoing inspections are carried out by an independent company, and a user-friendly property maintenance system is in place for fault reporting. Our team carries out quarterly property visits, and continuously remain in contact with both the landlord and tenant.

 

Chantelle Heydenrych

Chantelle has been in the property industry for 8 years. She specializes in long term rentals on Val de Vie Estate and short term rentals at the Polo Village apartments and Pearl Valley Golf Lodges. From obtaining a rental mandate to placing a tenant in their perfect rental home and managing the properties, is always a changing game. Each home is special and unique and it keeps things interesting.

Marizanne Rischbieter

Professional Practitioner in Real Estate (PPRE)

Marizanne has been in the Real Estate Industry since 2004 with specialised interest in the rental property sector. The interest in property was based on an admiration for a family member who did not only make a successes of her business but was known and respected in her community. This strong correlation between business and family gravity is the driving force behind her own successful career. Understanding people, respecting each individual’s needs together with commitment and compassion. Your choice of agent is important and it is therefore highly advisable to work with someone you not only trust, but who has the knowledge and skill required to see the deal through to a successful conclusion.

OUR MARKETING PLAN

All our listings receive the following attention:

  • Professional pictures are taken by our photographers
  • A full-colour brochure will be created by our Marketing and support teams
  • Properties are listed tastefully and professionally on a selection of local and international website
  • Tailormade print and email targeted marketing, dependent on the property’s unique buyer profile
  • We have three property offices throughout Val de Vie Estate, an office in Pretoria and in Mayfair London, in the UK and a strong sales team having sold more than 60% of properties on the estate – both resale and vacant land
  • We have an exceptionally talented Marketing team headed by Marketing Director Ryk Neethling, who are responsible for all design and advertising related to Cape Winelands Properties
  • Our social media and SEO reach is filtered through many channels and we have attracted buyers and closed sales through social media integration
  • We have an existing database of clientèle who will be contacted privately regarding property for sale

IN-HOUSE BOND ORIGINATOR

Val de Vie Property Finance can assist you with obtaining finance for your dream home. We have longstanding partnerships with all major banks to facilitate home loans on your behalf, whether you require finance for buying, building or improvement of your property. By specialising in complex lending we work closely with your financial advisor to ensure your property finance needs are met. As independent home loan brokers, you can be assured of our utmost discretion, confidentiality, and professionalism.

WE COMMIT TO

  • Acting in your best interest at all times
  • Respecting your time
  • Providing genuine, personal service tailored to your needs
  • Communicating constantly with you
  • Supplying comprehensive area statistics and information
  • Offering effective finance solutions
  • Ensuring that we stay ahead of the pack by offering you the latest i service technology and methods
  • Maintaining long-term service relationships as all our agents reside in the areas they service and participate in the community
  • Remaining true brand ambassadors for the Cape Winelands and greater Cape Town region
  • Carrying out effective marketing as pioneers in social media within the property market
  • Targeted marketing to your buyer profile, within South Africa and internationally, ensuring market aims are reached
  • Remaining a catalyst for above average capital growth
  • Providing excellent services with an experienced in-house Marketing team

THE DETAIL

Success is in the detail and this has certainly proven true to Val de Vie as the winner of multiple international property awards. We similarly approach business with success as our aim, ensuring that all of our services are carried out with the small details and bigger picture in mind. Our team are equipped to assist clients in all property related avenues and can make introductions and recommendations in the following areas;

  • Preparing your home to sell
  • Professional moving services
  • Professional home services (cleaning, gardening and pool)
  • Architects
  • Builders
  • Interiors
  • Inspections (electrical, gas and beetle)
  • Insurance
  • Energy efficiency (solar and lithium battery back-ups)
  • Rentals

BENEFITS

-Mayfair International Realty marketing

-Free inspections (electrical, gas and beetle)

Our team is equipped to assist clients in all property related avenues and can make introductions and recommendations in the following areas:

-Preparing of homes to sell

-Professional moving services

-Professional home services (cleaning, gardening and pool)

-Architects

-Builders

-Interiors

-Inspections (electrical, gas and beetle)

-Insurance

-Energy efficiency (solar and lithium battery back-ups)

-Rentals

IN-HOUSE BOND ORIGINATOR

Val de Vie Property Finance can assist you with obtaining finance for your dream home. We have longstanding partnerships with all major banks to facilitate home loans on your behalf, whether you require finance for buying, building or improvement of your property. By specialising in complex lending we work closely with your financial advisor to ensure your property finance needs are met. As independent home loan brokers, you can be assured of our utmost discretion, confidentiality, and professionalism.

EXHIBITIONS

Cape Winelands Properties dedicate significant resources to annual exhibitions both in South Africa and the United Kingdom. In 2017 our exhibition calendar included The Luxury Property Show at Olympia, London and The Property Buyer Show at The Sandton Exhibition Centre, Gauteng. Furthermore, we hold regular activations in malls in the Western Cape and Gauteng.

MEET THE SALES TEAM

Renier Swart

Renier Swart is the Sales Director of the Val de Vie Group of Companies, as well as the Managing Director of Val de Vie Construction, Chairman and a shareholder of the Star Motor Group and also the Chairman of Security and Infrastructure subcommittees of the Val de Vie Estate. His qualifications include BCom Accounting Honours and CTA (University of Pretoria), BProc (UNISA), CA (SA), PPRE and MPRE. Renier joined Nissan SA in 1996 after completing his articles with PwC. He successfully started a number of Nissan, Ford, Mazda, UD, Fiat and Alfa Romeo dealerships and is a multiple franchise dealer of the year award winner. He also served and chaired a number of vehicle franchise dealer councils. His entrepreneurial skills were acknowledged in 2001 with the Pretoria Business Chamber Business of the Year award. Star Motor Group holds the current Nissan Dealer-Group-of-the-Year-Award. Renier also joined Paarl Boys High’s Raad van Beskermhere in 2018. Before joining Val de Vie, Renier also successfully completed several large commercial property developments. His Valentia Manor house won the prestigious Best Residential Property in Africa award for 2016/17. His ability to implement a sales strategy was successfully honed in the motor industry and he oversees all property sales.

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Ryk Neethling

Ryk Neethling / Marketing Director and Shareholder of the Val de Vie Group of Companies

Ryk Neethling has played an instrumental role since his appointment in 2009 as the Marketing Director & Shareholder of the Val de Vie Group of Companies. Ryk’s business career started while he spent time in the real estate industry in the USA, assisting in the development, management and sales of various commercial properties in Arizona and California. This experience equipped him in launching and establishing Cape Winelands Properties, the official on-site property agency for Val de Vie Estate. His strategic approach to implementing brand and marketing plans is evident in the numerous successfully sold-out developments of the Val de Vie Group of Companies. Under Ryk’s leadership, the Val de Vie brand has internationally been positioned as pioneering in the world of luxury property development. Ryk holds a BA degree in Psychology and Business from the University of Arizona. He is a Laureus Sport for Good Foundation Ambassador, founder of Learn to Swim Academies, three-time World Champion and an Olympic Gold Medalist.

Henriette Holtzhausen

MPRE/FFC (1992)

As part of the Val de Vie Properties team, Henriette specialises in Val de Vie Evergreen sales of retirement homes. Her career as a property consultant includes numerous accolades and her success is based on maintaining long-term relationships with clients that often lead to life-long friendships. Henriette is ethical, energetic, optimistic and curious about various aspects of life. As a resident of Val de Vie Evergreen, Henriette and her husband are embracing “the next chapter” of their lives, welcoming their children and grandchildren with frequent visits to the Valley of Life. Henriette has sold over R225 million in property since joining the Val de Vie Properties team.

1993                                       Nationwide Rookie of the Year, Realty 1 Elk
1993 – 2003                            10 x Realty 1 Elk “Nationwide Agent of the Year”

1996 – 1998              IEASA (Institute of Estate Agents) Northern Region:
“Top Agent of the Year “Award

1999 – 2004                            IEASA (Institute of Estate Agents) Northern Region:
“Top 5 Agent of the Year “Award

2000 – 2001                            SA Property Professional Awards, Finalist
2003                                       SA Property Professional Awards: Mover & Shaker in Industry
2017-2019                            Val de Vie Evergreen highest market share

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Liz Smithers

PPRE in Real Estate Qualification
Liz has been in the luxury real estate industry for 27 years of with 23 years specialising in the retirement market. Her passion for people, dedication and commitment and love for property has afforded her the privilege of working with some of the most influential and respected names in South Africa and abroad. Liz holds a sales record of R310 million in property sales in 2015 and since joining the team, in excess of R1 billion in sales to date. Val de Vie Estate is home to Liz and her family, having fallen in love with all that the estate has to offer, including her love for horses. As a Val de Vie Properties Sales Consultant, Liz can also offer advice on new opportunities and the fast-changing Val de Vie Estate property market.

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Judy Joubert

PPRE Real Estate

Judy has been in real estate for the past 17 years and understands that a ‘home’ is not only a financial asset but also an emotional investment. Whether buying from the heart or as part of an investment portfolio, Judy prides herself in understanding the unique needs of her clients in either selling or purchasing. Her success is based on her strong work ethic, transparency in all her dealings and a sound belief in open-line communication. After relocating from Gauteng to the beautiful Cape, Judy feels privileged to have joined the Val de Vie Properties team and to be working in this little piece of paradise. She has made Val de Vie Estate her home and is passionate about the lifestyle, the estate and its people.

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Maryka Beyers

LLB Degree
Since graduating with a LLB degree and being admitted as an Attorney in 2006, Maryka has gained experience within the legal and property profession. Her strong belief in open-line communication, transparency, strong work ethic, respect, being trustworthy and reliable is the key to her success. Her passion to listen to and understand the needs of clients, building lasting relationships combined with her knowledge and drive to exceed beyond expectations, ensures that she always has her client’s best interest at heart. Feeling blessed to be part of the Val de Vie Properties team, Maryka will be honoured to assist you in calling the he Valley of Life your home.

Lindie Gaigher

CRS and NQF 4

Lindie fell in love with real estate at the age of 28. She believes that properties, like people, have unique personalities that consumers are drawn to. Unlike people however, properties are not all created equal; some are simply more spectacular than others and possess such seductive powers that people express their individuality through it. Lindie is highly motivated and positive and believes that the sky is the limit. Introducing potential investors to the estate and assisting them in making their dreams a reality is Lindie’s passion.

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Lance Smithers

NQF4 Intern status

Prior to joining Val de Vie Properties, Lance achieved an impressive sales service record of six years in the corporate key account management sector where he specialised in and managed the sales and customer service portfolio for a variety of National Blue chip retail companies. He also has 2 years’ experience in offshore property fund management.  His interest in property evolved by association of family members who make it their life’s work today. Lance’s passion, people skills and commitment to deliver exceptional sales service to everyone he encounters has made a significant and positive impact on property sales at Val de Vie Estate.

Simone de Wet

Property Sales Intern

Simone de Wet has a zeal for excellence and embodies the values that mirror a world-class community on Val de Vie Estate. With an accomplished twelve-year track record of professional-ism in the Valley of Life, she thrives to be intentional with her time as she invests in meaningful relationships to serve the Val de Vie Estate community with care and to celebrate those around her. Being a homeowner herself and residing on the luxury estate for nearly a decade, Simone understands the importance of both a safe environment and a supportive community, which are key components that establish Val die Vie Estate as a global leader in wellness. Simone thrives by serving the families who reside on the estate and connecting them to an authentic life of living with peace of mind, whilst assisting new families to find a forever home.

Sales Office Locations

Val de Vie – The Yard
The Yard, Val de Vie Estate, Paarl
+27 (0) 21 863 6105
info@capewinelandsproperties.co.za
Pearl Valley
Clubhouse, Pearl Valley, R301, Wemmershoek Rd, Paarl
+ 27 (0) 21 863 6105
info@capewinelandsproperties.co.za
Val de Vie - Berg River
Berg River Entrance, Val de Vie Estate, R45, Paarl
+ 27 (0) 21 863 6105
info@capewinelandsproperties.co.za 
   

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