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       The T20 Global League Paarl-based team, the Stellenbosch Kings, will be staying in the heart of the winelands for the duration of the tournament. Val de Vie Estate is ‘home’ to the team for the next couple of months, providing accommodation in the newly launched Pearl Valley Hotel, operated by the Mantis Group. […]

Val de Vie is the Nr. 1 Residential Estate in South Africa

     New World Wealth 2017 ratings for the top ten residential estates in the country reveal that Val de Vie Estate takes first place for a third consecutive year. Ryk Neethling, Marketing Director and Shareholder of Val de Vie comments: “As with sport, the real challenge is to stay on top and to keep reinventing […]

Orleansvale Primary School Roof Unveiling

      Over one thousand learners at Orleansvale Primary School, located in Chicago, Paarl East, witnessed on Friday 1 September 2017 the realisation of a dream that was created in 1981. A roof constructed over the school quad now provides learners, and the greater community, an area that is protected from rain and heat. The Franschhoek-Paarl Valley […]

While the South African property market seems to be taking strain, Val de Vie Estate is soaring

Estate news article as featured on Fin24 and MyProperty       Val de Vie is a primary residential estate with the majority of residents hailing from Gauteng and KZN region with their young families, settled in a secure environment they can call home. Expats returning to South Africa, high net worth executives, empty-nesters, retirees and international swallows […]

Ryk Neethling announced as CEO of the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation South Africa

  We congratulate Val de Vie Marketing Director and Shareholder on his appointment as CEO of the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation South Africa. The Foundation issued a press release this morning: 15 August 2017 Olympic Champion, Ryk Neethling, announced as CEO of the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation South Africa A friend and fellow […]

South Africa the cheapest country to retire in

A ranking by GoBankingRates lists South Africa as the cheapest country to retire in, compared to the cost of living in New York City. The top five cheapest countries to retire: South Africa India Kosovo Saudi Arabia Kazakhstan Read the article  here 1. South Africa Local purchasing power is 26.9% higher Rent is 87.5% cheaper Groceries are […]


In the Beginning...

The idea of "Val de Vie" started almost 30 years ago when the visionary Martin Venter had a vivid dream of a place in the winelands his family could call home.

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