Heron's Rest - Stunning freestanding homes within Somerset Lakes, Somerset West.
42 hectares of freedom for sale in the heart of Somerset West!
Just 2 kilometres from the centre of sought-after Somerset West, at the gateway to the glorious Cape winelands, a magnificent new residential estate is taking shape. Featuring 6 hectares of pristine lakes and water features, 15 hectares of indigenous landscaping and mature forest, 4 kilometres of mountain-biking and running trails, and a clubhouse with swimming pools, lakeside beach, boathouse and spectacular views, Somerset Lakes offers a quality of life second to none.
Add state-of-the-art security, superfast fibre-optic connectivity, an upmarket new shopping centre just 900 metres from the manned gatehouse, and a Curro Castle School on the estate, and it’s not surprising our first phase sold out in just six weeks!
Heron’s Rest, the third residential phase of Somerset Lakes, consists of just 42 freestanding, three-bedroom homes. Named after one of our resident birds, Heron’s Rest is nestled in a magnificent setting between a forest of pines trees and the banks of a 6-hectare lake.
These stunning single and double-storey homes are designed in a contemporary Cape rural idiom by Schabort Architects, and all feature double garages, spacious balconies, undercover patios and built-in braais. Owners will be able to select their own ideal home from a range of 14 different house plans, several of which are optimized for each plot.
Our highly advanced security system includes electrified and alarmed perimeter fencing, 24-hour manned gatehouses linked to rapid response team; and hi-tech security centre with over 70 high-definition surveillance cameras which are monitored round the clock, as well as 24-hour patrols and biometric fingerprint access control.
Living in a beautifully landscaped, totally secure 42 hectare estate naturally lends itself to a healthy outdoor lifestyle, and at Somerset Lakes, we are enhancing this appeal through the development of various recreational features.
Amenities include the 6 hectare water feature of the twin lakes themselves, which residents can use for swimming, canoeing, windsurfing and fishing; a series of walking, running and cycling trails, some of which will lead to a collection of outdoor gym equipment in stone pine forest; a concentric meditation labyrinth in the shade of its tall, established trees; The Summer Club clubhouse facility which will be developed with a sandy, white beach on the water’s edge, picnic and braai areas set around a grassed play park with an asymmetrical jungle gym for children, and a communal fire pit for outdoor entertainment in the evenings.
The area around Somerset Lakes in home to a myriad of local features and amenities, including shopping malls, golf courses, restaurants, schools and medical facilities.
Two kilometres from Somerset Lakes is a modern hospital, a new shopping development including a Woolworths and a Clicks will lie just 900m from the estate, with Somerset Mall 3.5km away, as well as 46 rest aunts and several wine estates in the area.
The area is ideal for families, with no fewer than 18 schools in the Somerset West region, and a Curro Castle school on the Somerset Lakes premises.
Just a short drive away is the Helderberg Nature Reserve, located in the valleys and on the slopes of the Hottentots Holland Mountains, and home to a wide array of animal and plant life.