31 08, 2020

What is the average water and electricity consumption?

By |2020-08-31T13:38:31+02:00August 31st, 2020||

Consumption of water and electricity is separately metered for each developed property and depends on individual usage. For units permanently occupied the average metered water consumption is R180 per month and average metered electricity consumption R900 per month.

31 08, 2020

May I rent out my unit?

By |2020-08-31T13:34:05+02:00August 31st, 2020||

Yes. The Estate runs a rental service for owners on the Estate. The costs are 15% commission and the current housekeeping cost for arrival, daily and departure services. The allocation of units for rental is on a rotational basis unless [...]

31 08, 2020

May I use my own architect?

By |2020-08-31T13:32:45+02:00August 31st, 2020||

There is a panel of architects that are familiar with the Estate requirements that you may choose from. You may introduce your own architect whose plans must be submitted to the Estate’s architect for scrutinising and approval at the owner’s [...]

31 08, 2020

May I use my own builder?

By |2020-08-31T13:32:11+02:00August 31st, 2020||

There is a panel of builders from which you may choose. You may introduce your own builder who will have to undergo a screening process and will be required to comply with the various HOA criteria to be accredited to [...]

31 08, 2020

What is FAR and Coverage?

By |2020-08-31T13:30:53+02:00August 31st, 2020||

FAR is all the living area of the house and excludes the garage and verandas. If there is a staircase this area is counted only once. Coverage is the measurement of the “bird’s eye view” of the roof of the [...]

31 08, 2020

What size house may I build?

By |2021-08-27T15:19:37+02:00August 31st, 2020||

The size of the development on a stand is linked to the size of the stand whereby the FAR allowance is limited to 25% and the Coverage limited to 0.25 For e.g., an average size stand of 500 square meters [...]

31 08, 2020

What are the Rates for properties on the Estate?

By |2021-08-27T15:20:59+02:00August 31st, 2020||

The property rates due to the Hibiscus Coast Municipality are linked the values of the properties. For developed properties these range from R8,000 to R20,000 per annum and for vacant stands these range from R3,500 to R4,500 per annum. The [...]

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