The Somerset is brought to you by Westacre Property Group – an award-winning market leader specialising in top quality security villages in the Helderberg area. A close-knit, hands-on family business, the group has over the past 30 years built up a renowned reputation for its excellent standard of workmanship, quality of materials and construction. Its attractive town planning, together with its policy of constructing and managing the developments through to the end, has instilled confidence in more than 700 homeowners who have purchased properties in a Westacre Development.

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Research-based design & marketing

The company’s approach to marketing includes comprehensive market research and recruiting experienced marketing agents who are trained to not only sell a property but to assist you right through to the end – such as choosing finishes to suit the client’s budget and arranging finance if needed.


With more than 20 security-gated villages completed to date, a Westacre gated village has become synonymous with a sound asset, where your family is as safe as your investment.

The Somerset is the jewel in its crown – the pinnacle of elegant design, desirable location and a hugely enjoyable lifestyle for fortunate over-50s.


Read more about the full spectrum of retirement property options on offer.

The Team

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Okkie Potgieter

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Dion Potgieter

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Johann Potgieter

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Abrie van Zyl

Group Financial Manager
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Niel du Plessis

Group Senior Quantity Surveyor
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Mario Bougaard

Group Contracts Manager
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List of Accolades

  • NHBRC Award 2004
  • NHBRC National 2004
  • Sakekamer – Sakeman van die jaar 2001
  • Helderberg Chamber of Commerce – Business Man of the year 2000
  • Chamber of Commerce Business of the year 1984