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Terra Nova retirement village plants trees


Residents of Terra Nova Retirement village planted trees in their park on Saturday.

The aim, of planting trees, is to improve the look and feel of the retirement village as well as to provide an area where residents can enjoy nature.

The “Tree Park” will be implemented in fazes with the completion estimated to be in the spring of 2022 and with the arrival of the rainy season.

There was a festive atmosphere at the park with residents waiting in anticipation to plant their trees. The residents each purchased their own trees and staff prepared the holes for the planting. Staff was also available to help where necessary.

Terra Nova Retirement Village boasts beautiful gardens as residents take pride in their dwellings.


The Bulletin spoke to a few residents about their stay at Terra Nova Retirement Village and they were all very happy with the move to the village. “I feel free for the first time in my life,” one resident said, “I am at home.”

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Here is a description of Terra Nova Retirement village as found on the internet.

Terra Nova Retirement Village, a secure residential estate located in Trichardt, Secunda on Hibiscus Road, is the 2018 addition to the Terra Nova Private Town and is situated close to the N17.

Residents can enjoy all the amenities and luxuries of a vibrant town, nestled in the rolling hills of the countryside. The aim is to establish a high-end retirement estate in the Highveld and enable residents of the surrounding areas to retire locally, with no need to relocate to the city in order to enjoy retirement to the full.

With more than 500 residential units built and sold in Terra Nova by the same developers, you can rest assured that your investment is in good hands when buying at Terra Nova Retirement Village.
Build quality is of the utmost importance, with only premium fittings and finishes fitted to all homes. Eco-friendly materials and building techniques are used as much as possible, in order to mitigate the impact on the environment. To this end, a reticulated gas network and gas storage tanks have been constructed to service all properties in Terra Nova. All homes are fitted with a gas stove & oven, a gas geyser and a gas heater. This alternative to electricity is also more economical and ensures a lower utility bill for the residents of Terra Nova.


In preparation for the long-term national energy situation, diesel-powered backup generators have also been installed to guarantee electricity supply to all properties during load shedding. The various residential estates within the Terra Nova Private Town offer a secure living environment where residents can enjoy peace of mind and freedom of movement.

The 24-hour state-of-the-art security system available to all residents guarantees security and peace of mind. The security system consists of 24-hour CCTV monitoring with armed response, gated entrance with access control and electric fencing. To further expand the footprint of Terra Nova Private Town, more conveniences and services have been developed. Work on the restaurant, hotel and filling station has also been done.

The Retirement Village has been designed to ensure that all residents will enjoy a secure and fulfilling retirement. To this end, different facilities and levels of care will be available to residents. A fully functional Frail Care Unit forms an integral part of the central area of the estate, while Assisted Living Units are directly linked to the frail care section. Both the Frail Care and Assisted Living Units will provide special care for rehabilitation and recuperation purposes, as well as long term support and care to the frail. These medical care services are provided by professionally qualified and thoroughly vetted practitioners to guarantee excellence.

The communal administration block will be the core of the retirement estate providing all facilities and services required for a careless retirement and will consist of General administration offices, a Room for consultation by visiting doctors, therapists and other medical practitioners, a Dining room & the central kitchen, Laundry area, Gym, Lounge with a library, Hair salon, Community hall for functions and church activities, Covered entertainment area and Outdoor boma with braai facilities.


Areas for practising hobbies such as an area for gardening (e.g. vegetable gardens), as well as a workshop/shed where woodwork and other crafts can be practised. In order to cater for the different needs of residents, various options are available when choosing a home. The sectional title area of the retirement village will provide a choice of one or two-bedroom attached units.
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