The epitome of luxurious, tranquil retirement living

The Somerset is a luxury retirement village situated in Somerset West. It’s an elegant haven for over-50s who wish to retire in a luxurious, tranquil and secure setting where they can discover their own sense of belonging.


Here, you will never tire of the beauty, the wonder, and the richness of the surroundings. Along with a peaceful vacation-like ambience, The Somerset also meets all practical and lifestyle requirements, with friendly and professional healthcare and advanced security measures.


The Somerset is conveniently located close to all local amenities, shopping malls, excellent hospitals, golf courses, sports facilities and every manner of outdoor activity.

The Somerset Lifestyle & Retirement Village

Highlights of the estate

  • One of the Top 10 Retirement & Lifestyle Villages in South Africa, as
    surveyed  by NW Wealth
  • Created by the award-winning Westacre Property Group
    leading Somerset  West property developers
  • CPOA-managed: retirements specialists with over 65 years of
    experience in the retirement market
  • Choice of Life Right Apartments, Life Right Cottages and
    Freestanding Freehold homes
    with varying views and layouts
  • Situated at the foot of the Hottentots Holland Mountains with
    spectacular wraparound views
  • State-of-the-art 24-hour security and access control systems
  • Stylish clubhouse with contemporary design touches
  • Gym, library, conference room and chapel
  • Pet friendly – we welcome your furry friends
  • Minutes away from the Cape Winelands
  • 20 Minutes from Cape Town International Airport
  • 30 Minutes to buzzing Cape Town
  • Explore Strand’s beautiful Blue Flag beach
  • World Class Health Care Centre

On the edge of apple and wine country

The Somerset Lifestyle & Retirement Village

The Somerset is located in one of the most picturesque areas of South Africa: the Somerset West valley. Located on the eastern slopes of the tranquil town, Somerset West, you’ll find yourself at the foot of the Hottentots Holland Mountains, surrounded by popular holiday towns such as Gordon’s Bay and Strand.

Somerset West is the dream location: quiet yet vibrant, where people will still know your name at the many businesses that cater for virtually every need. It’s close to the mountains, sea and countless vineyards, and access to the N2 and the airport is quick and easy if you prefer to escape to warmer pastures during winter months.

The Somerset Lifestyle & Retirement Village