Groenkloof Great Brak River
Garden Route, South Africa

Groenkloof Great Brak River Retirement Village

The village is situated in the tranquil town of Great Brak River, near Glentana and Hartenbos, along the N2 route.
It is located in the Mossel Bay municipal area, known as one of the best-managed municipalities in South Africa.
Great Brak River Retirement Village conveniently grants easy access to various beaches and contemporary amenities,
including the George airport, various high-quality hospitals, and shopping malls.

The Groenkloof Great Brak River Retirement Village

Great Brak River,
Garden Route

Development sizes

318 houses

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The Groenkloof Great Brak River Retirement Village

Great Brak River attributes

Care Unit and Clinic services on-site

Effective security

118 houses and 49 Assisted Living Apartments

Tranquil surroundings

Low and stable levies

Moderate climate

Close to beaches and rivers

The Property

Great Brak River is a gated community with effective security and the convenience of on-site community facilities. The Village takes pride in an on-site Care Unit, offering round-the-clock care services. The village comprises a range of residential options including Own title houses ranging from one to three-bedroom houses, Assisted Living Apartments, a Sub-acute unit, and a Care Unit.

Independent Living

Great Brak River residents, 50 years and older, live self-sufficiently in their homes. Although they are independent, they have immediate access to either short-, transitional-, or long-term care options when needed. In addition, they enjoy health services such as an emergency stabilisation service, a panic button for 24-hour medical emergencies, weekday clinic services, advance care planning, and, preferential admission to the Care Unit.

To promote the optimal well-being of our residents, Great Brak River implements a compulsory meal package that includes 10 balanced and nutritious meals per resident, per month. By offering this compulsory meal package, we aim to provide our residents with the convenience and assurance of wholesome lunch options that promote overall well-being.

Great Brak River residents belong to a Homeowners’ Association which looks after the shared interests of the residents and owns and manages communal infrastructure and facilities and ensures the financial stability of the Village.


While the own title houses in the Groenkloof Great Brak River and Reebok villages have been sold out, you can still contact us to enquire about resales and the availability of Assisted Living Apartments in Great Brak River Village. Please note that the Assisted Living Apartments are exclusively offered on a Life Right basis.

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Assisted Living Apartments

Our village offers a total of forty-nine bachelor apartments, primarily designed to accommodate residents who require some assistance with their daily living. These apartments are available exclusively on life right basis. It is important to note that Southern Healthcare, the healthcare provider of the village, directly oversees and manages these apartments, ensuring the highest level of supervision.

While our mission is to promote residents’ independence for as long as possible, we understand the importance of providing certain services to ensure our residents’ well-being and comfort. The following services are available in the Assisted Living Apartments:

  • The Care Unit staff engages daily with residents of the Assisted Living Apartments; providing peace of mind to their families and loved ones.
  • Clinic services are conveniently available within the premises of the retirement village.
  • Exercise programs promote physical well-being and an active lifestyle.
  • A well-balanced daily lunch is provided as a compulsory meal, while breakfast and dinner are optional.
  • Weekly Housekeeping.
  • Weekly laundry service including regular clothing items. Please note that dry cleaning services, and the washing of curtains and carpets, are not available.
  • Access to common areas, including the dining room, library, lounges, patio areas, and braai facility.

Activities and Services

The Home Owners Association is very active and inspirational. Social events are held from time to time and entertainers are invited to perform at the village. On Sundays the local church's sermons are broadcasted on the big screen in the community centre, and several prayer meetings are organized during the week. There is on-going collaboration with clubs in the area i.e. the bowling club.

Community Centre

Groenkloof boasts a friendly, bustling restaurant where residents and non-residents can enjoy delicious lunches. It also has a lounge library, braai area, and hairdresser facilities. These facilities are available to residents for functions and meetings.

Great Brak River Care Unit

The Care Unit consists of 50 frail care beds and 14 step-down/sub-acute beds. The Care Unit is managed by Southern Healthcare. Services provided to residents as well as the public include:

  • Short term medical aftercare (recovery after operations).
  • Long term frail care.
  • 24 hour cover, by trained staff, registered with S.A. Nursing council, staff not outsourced.
  • Medical practitioners on 24-hour standby.
  • Daily menu, consisting of three meals and morning and afternoon tea.
  • Special diets catered for i.e. Diabetic, Cholesterol, Vegetarian, etc.
  • Daily laundry and cleaning services.
  • Access to lounge and community centre consisting of library/sitting room, braai facilities, etc.
  • Physio, occupational and speech therapist.
  • Specialized wound care.
  • Hair and nail care.
  • A resuscitation room, equipped with emergency equipment.

The Great Brak River
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Contact Us

Groenkloof Great Brak River Office: 044 620 4016

Location of Groenkloof Great Brak River

Situated in the Southern Cape, Groenkloof Great Brak River Retirement Village graces the charming town of Great Brak River, located between Mossel Bay and George. The town finds itself at the heart of the renowned Garden Route, which stretches halfway between the metropoles of Cape Town and Gqeberha.