The land on which Pinewood Village is built is owned by the University of Cape Town. In 1993, the University entered into a 99-year lease agreement with the Pinewood Trust which controls the sales and maintenance of the buildings.
The levies are reviewed annually.
The health care facilities are run by the Nursing Services Manager. Health care assistance is offered to all residents of Pinewood Village.
The Village employs a team of qualified Registered and Professional Nurses as well as Nurse Carers. A Clinic is held every weekday. Pinewood Village offers additional home-based care for those residents requiring short term recuperative care (for resident's account). Pinewood Village does offer frail care facilities to the residents of Pinewood Village only.
These are determined by the Trust and the prices are reviewed annually. The Trust takes the latest market related prices into consideration when determining prices.
Prices as at 1 April 2021 are:
1 Bedroom Cottage from R2 250 000
2 Bedroom Cottage from R2 850 000
3 Bedroom Cottage from R3 400 000
Pinewood Village has full perimeter security by way of cameras and electric fencing as well as a 24 hour security at the entrance and exit gate. The entire Village is covered during load-shedding by way of generators.
The Community Centre complex offers the residents a large comfortable lounge and a dining room seating 150 people. Luncheon is served every day except Saturday. Also situated within the complex is a library, a snooker room, a hairdressing salon, a coin-operated launderette and the administration offices.
For the convenience of residents, particularly those who no longer drive, transport is provided every Wednesday and Thursday morning to the Howard Shopping Centre in Pinelands.
No. The Management Committee has a 'No Pets' policy (no cats or dogs) with the exception of approved trained assistance dogs for the blind or partially sighted.
No. Residents are to make their own arrangements for domestic workers and gardeners. The Garden Contractor mows lawns and trims edges providing a limited service in private gardens.
Household refuse is cleared once a week. The Village recycles much of its waste and recycle bins are available for plastic, paper, cardboard, glass, metal cans, etc.
Regular Church Services are also held in the Community Centre.
The Pinewood waiting list is an electronic application system which is accessible on the Pinewood website. The waiting list policies and procedures are available on the website under the 'Applications' tab.