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Frequently Asked Questions
June 29, 2016
1.) What apartment layouts are on offer?
Apartments range from 1 to 3 bedrooms. The option to customize your apartment is available to those that reserve their apartments before construction begins.
2.) What are the benefits of buying an apartment at Blue Rock Village?
Blue Rock Village prides itself of its European Design and building standards. These standards ensure absolute well-being and comfort living.
Peace of Mind
Through carefully selected partners with quality products, we are proud to attach a 10-year building guarantee. No nasty surprises with faulty electrics or broken gutters. Your weekend will be spent enjoying your new home rather that doing DIY jobs. No stress, no mess and no additional costs. No geyser will be in any of the apartments, thus saving on insurance costs as this is one of the major risks of any home.
Energy Efficient and Environmentally Friendly
By being energy efficient through proper insulation, double-glazed windows, central water heating and distribution, LED lighting, energy efficient appliances, solar energy and apartment heights of 2.8m you save up to 90% of your utility bills, which adds to a significant amount over a long term period.
3.) What is the area like?
Blue Rock Village is situated in the heart of the Helderberg, close to neighboring towns: Gordon’s Bay and Somerset West. The village will be accessible from the N2 and the entrance will feed off the new Bloubos Road. The Village is in close proximity to various famous vineyards and golf courses.
The Village creates a community for the residents as it incorporates residential units with lifestyle, making it a place to Live- Work- Play.
4.) What benefits/privileges will I have as a resident?
A resident at Blue Rock Village can enjoy the serene outdoor setting of Blue Rock and may make use of the crystal clear waters of the lake, which reach 27 degrees on hot summer days. This is the perfect summer time area for families, offering beaches for mom to tan and the children to play, while dad tries out the cable ski. Other facilities include Vita Parcour: an outdoor exercise course that can be enjoyed by the entire family. Volleyball court, Tennis Court and Boggia.
As mentioned in answer 2, the apartments are built with its residents well-being in mind, this includes apartments filled with natural light (due to the windows being 2.4m) and creates a free and healthier air flow. Energy efficient appliances and building materials ensure smart living and maximum energy and cost saving. The double-glazing along with the insulation keeps the temperature at a comfortable and regulated 22 degrees. What a pleasure! Especially in the cold winter months we are currently facing.
5.) What is the median value of the properties in the area?
The average price of properties in Somerset West is R4, 300 000.00. There are currently 1699 properties on the market in the Somerset West area.
6.) What is car-free living and where will my car go if I live in the village?
The Village’s Car Free Living system is one where pedestrians dominate cars and cars are kept underground, away from the living spaces. The principle is based on one ring road that serves the whole Village and leads cars directly to the underground parking area. No cars are allowed to park in open spaces in the Village, but drop-offs and emergency parking is permitted in the widened spaces between landscaped pots.
7.) Does the apartment come with any appliances?
Yes! Apartments are equipped with Minimum A++ Appliances
Fridge and Freezer
Oven with Thermofan
Built in Inductive or Gas Hobs and set of pans
8.) Are the apartment units pet friendly?
Yes. Pets are welcome here at Blue Rock Village. With various walking trails and play parks, you can spend more time outdoors with your pets. Our clean up stations will be situated throughout the village so that no mess is left behind and all can enjoy a clean environment. We ask that all owners clean up after their pet when using communal areas.
9.) What is the benefit of reserving an apartment?
The benefit of reserving an apartment allows one to customize or combine units to create a larger, luxury 4 - 6 bedroom unit. By reserving an apartment you are guaranteed to be first in line to purchase the chosen unit. You will be entitled to a benefit of up to 15% on the purchase price. With steady growth in prices, your investment should also increase in value by the time the Blue Rock Village is complete. Saving over time is an advantage here at Blue Rock Village due to the quality and implementation of our 10 - year guarantee! Therefore, less worries and expenses for the owner/investor in future years. You can pre-reserve online.
10.) Do apartments come furnished?
No. Apartments are sold with a selected amount of appliances in the kitchen. Furniture is not included.
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