ABOUT GOOSE VALLEY
The Goose Valley
Golf Estate and Goose Valley Golf Club was developed in 1994 on
land belonging to Gary Player. Goose Valley is the only
residential Golf Estate in Plettenberg Bay. The Estate boasts
magnificent Cape Fynbos vegetation. Properties are in demand and
considered an excellent investment, particularly because the
Estate is right next door to all Plettenberg Bay's major
Goose Valley Plett's favorite holiday resort and only residential golf estate. The
Goose Valley Golf Club is a Top ranked Gary Player Signature Golf
Course in Plettenberg Bay, which is in the heart of the World famous Garden Route,
the most diverse of the World's six floral kingdoms.
Goose Valley property is
also a favored investment for many owners from Europe, especially
amongst English, Irish, Belgian, Dutch and German investors, who have
chosen to retire on the Estate or join the "swallows" by spending up to
six months of the year enjoying the golf course and the delights of Plett.
The Estate caters for
much more than just golf. For non-golfers Goose Valley offers
spectacular walks, exceptional species of fauna & flora, children's
playgrounds, tennis and squash courts, restaurant, swimming pool,
jogging trails and
direct access to the Keurbooms Estuary for fishing, swimming and
The golf course
and the Estate is 100% irrigated from the nearby Ganz River
which meanders through the grounds, ensuring that the Estate and
course are always in superb condition. Goose Valley is one of
the best value for money golf estates anywhere. The entire
estate is highly successful and profitable, offering superb
investment opportunities, and an excellent safe and secure
lifestyle amongst the most pristine indigenous vegetation and
gardens on the garden Route.
Goose Valley is situated between the N2 National Road and the Keurbooms River Estuary, just 2km to the
North of Plettenberg Bay town centre.
Goose Valley is 104kms from George
International Airport and the magnificent scenic route along the N2
highway with its towering mountains, beautiful lakes and spectacular indigenous forests, is quickly
covered in just 75 minutes by car.
Charter flights can be arranged to fly
directly into Plettenberg Bay Airport. Transport can be arranged from George airport to Plettenberg Bay. The coastal
road is in excellent condition and many tourists choose to hire a motor vehicle
at the airport from rental companies such as Avis & Hertz or Europcar and enjoy a
picturesque drive to Plett.
PROPERTY SALES AND ACCOMMODATION FACILITIES
Investment returns at Goose Valley are excellent with minimum annual growth thus
far being more than 15% per annum. In fact average investment growth over the
past 10 years has been 20% per annum! Excellent rental returns are also
available to investors who wish to purchase property on a Buy-to-Let basis.
Goose Valley is a great self-catering base for anyone to experience the most
amazing and cost effective holiday on the Garden Route. Many
owners let their properties, and apartments and
houses are always available for rental through Chas Everitt.
Over the past seven years Chas Everitt has sold approximately 80% of all
Goose valley properties and also operates an on-site Rental Office that specialises in holiday letting, real estate sales and home management services.
Goose Valley Developments
Goose Valley Golf Estate consists of three different housing developments.
The first, completed in 1996 is the 272 Unit Goose Valley Sectional Title
Scheme; the second, Turtle Creek Golf Estate, has 60 freehold homes for
which stands were released in 2002; and the third, Fairway Close Private
Estate, has 13 homes, for which 13 freehold housing stands were released in
2004. The three developments are as follows:
Goose Valley Sectional Title
Valley Sectional Title development comprises 2, 3 and 4 Bedroom condominiums
(apartments) that are individually owned. The Goose Valley Sectional Title
Scheme is managed by the Goose Valley Homeowners Association. The scheme has a General Manager
managing a team of personnel responsible for maintenance, gardens,
administration and security. This development offers
accommodation in units that have between 78 and 120 square meters of floor
Valley Aerial View
2. Turtle Creek Golf Estate
Creek is on the south side of the Goose Valley Golf Course. There are 60 luxury
homes that are
individually owned with freehold title to each property. The homes each occupy a
freehold stand of between 700 and 1000 square meters and the size of houses
varies between 300 and 700 square meters. Turtle Creek has a Mediterranean
design theme. Turtle Creek is controlled and managed by the Turtle Creek
Green - Turtle Creek Golf Estate
3. Fairway Close
Fairway Close is a small freehold housing estate with a design theme based
on New England / Cape Cod styled homes. Fairway Close in on the north side of
the golf course. The size of homes varies between 300 and 500 square metres on
freehold stands of 700 to 1000 square metres. Fairway Close has its own
Fairway Close Private Estate
All three developments liaise
closely with one another, contributing to overall homeowner harmony on the
International golfing icon,
Gary Player, is also a homeowner. The player holiday home has been at Goose
Valley for more than 25 years, which resulted in Gary deciding to surround his
family home with a world class golf course.
All home owners
are automatically members of the Golf Club and their annual golf subscriptions
are included in their monthly Homeowner Association levies.
The Estate employs its own
Security Manager and team and security is the best available in Plettenberg Bay. The
entire Golf Estate is surrounded by an electrified palisade fence which is zoned
and has Infra-Red and Thermal Imaging cameras surveillance,
which is controlled by computer from the security office. There is 24-hour patrolled
security. Video cameras keep a record of
all people entering or leaving the Estate.
The Goose Valley
Estate is managed by a General Manager, who goes out of his way to keep all owners and
visitors happy. There are highly competent staff reporting to the GM, including the
Security Manager, Maintenance Manager, Gardens Manager and Administration
There is no entrance fee for
owner members who receive two free memberships ; a primary and a
secondary membership. Annual golf subscriptions are extremely low and
Goose Valley is without doubt the best value for money golf course in South
Africa. Owner members' green fees are also very attractive.
Goose Valley is an indigenous
estate with incredible diversity of fauna and flora. The Estate is home to small
duiker (buck) and endangered Angulate tortoises. More than 100 bird species have
been recorded on the Estate. Guinea Fowl and many other birds, from the
large Burchell's Coucal to small Sunbirds, are abundant. In the mornings and evenings Mongooses sometimes pop out
the bush and are used to visitors.
Family orientated facilities
Goose Valley is
not just for golfers and many owners do not actually play golf. It is great for kids
and the Golf Club is open to all. A relaxing family orientated environment
ensures a memorable experience. There is a squash court, two tennis courts and a
lovely rim-flow swimming pool overlooking the Bay. Jungle gyms and swings are
enjoyed by the kiddies. Goose Valley is great for walking or jogging and nothing
beats the peace of living on this golf course in the most beautiful part of our
There is direct access to
the Keurbooms Estuary which is part of the National Park under administration of
Cape Nature Conservation. The estuary is safe and great for swimming, boating
and fishing and is also home to the rare Knysna Sea Horse. The Pansy Shell, the
emblem of Plettenberg Bay, also breeds in the Estuary and boating is therefore
restricted in certain parts of the river to 10 kph. Skiing areas are
available further up river.