Living

The Estate

The Maremmana Estate is situated on the banks of the Bot River, some +/- 5 km from the Village of Bot River. The Estate is accessed from the Karwyderskraal Road (R43), +/- 700 meters from the turnoff onto the Karwyderskraal road from the R43 to Hermanus.

The following information pack is aimed to keep all homeowners updated with key emergency contact information and other operational activity at Maremmana Estate. Residents are strongly recommended to join the Resident Alerts WhatsApp group for all urgent and immediate updates.

 

Please note the inclusion of suppliers here is not necessarily a recommendation, but have been included based on proximity to the Estate and the number of homeowners that may have used their services in the past.

Emergency Services

Service

Contact Number

Notes

Police: Bot River

028 284 9351

Spoorweg Street, Botrivier, 7185

Police: Caledon

028 214 3900

8 Church Street, Caledon, 7230

Police: Kleinmond

028 271 8200

16 Main Road, Kleinmond, 7195

Ambulance: Caledon

028 211 0177

10777 Emergency Number

 

Netcare 911 Ambulance

082 911

 

EMR Ambulance

076 585 0899

Private ambulance service in Hermanus, Kleinmond, Gaansbaai and Bredasdorp

http://emrambulance.co.za

National Coronavirus Hotline

0800 029 999

South African Government 24-hour hotline

Provincial Coronavirus Hotline

021 928 4102

Western Province Hotline

Fire Department (Caledon)

028 212 2574

 

Fire & Rescue (Overberg)

028 425 1690

Emergency Contact

Maremmana is a member of the Greater Overberg Fire Protection Association

Fire & Rescue (Overstrand)

028 312 2400

Emergency Contact

 

Overberg Disaster Management Centre

028 425 1690 Ext 217

10177 Emergency Number

http://www.odm.org.za

Specialised Agri Protection Services

021 204 1007

Security Hotline

Maremmana contracts this service for armed response & random patrols on behalf of the estate. Homeowners may contract them on a private basis for individual home response.

https://www.agriprotection.co.za/

Medical Services

Service

Contact Number

Notes

Medi-Clinic (Hermanus)

028 313 0168

Ravenscroft Road, Hermanus, 7200

Provincial Hospital (Caledon)

028 212 1070/1/2

Nerina Street (off N2), Caledon, 7230

Provincial Hospital (Hermanus)

028 312 1166

Hospital Street, Westcliff, Hermanus, 7200

Poisons Info Helpline

0861 555 777

For advice in event of a snake bite. Remember it is always useful to know what type of snake has been involved.

Dentist: Dr Duvenage

028 271 3467

56 Main Road, Kleinmond

Doctors’ Rooms

028 271 4227

59 Main Road, Kleinmond

Alpha Pharm Kleinmond

028 271 3320

25 Main Road, Kleinmond

Albertyn Pharmacy

028 217 4666

Shop No. 1a & 4, Spar Centrum, Botriver Rd, Kleinmond, 7195

After hours pharmacy

Nearest daytime pharmacy is located in Kleinmond. The nearest 24-hour pharmacy appears to be in Somerset West, otherwise contact the Provincial Hospitals for emergency assistance.

Communication & Postal Services

Service

Contact Number

Notes

TWK Communications (Internet)

021 2000 600

https://twkcom.co.za/

Several homes use this wireless solution for high speed internet. Based in Somerset West with installers in Caledon.

Firewater Connect

072 044 7748

021 007 2200

https://firewaterconnect.co.za/

Some homeowners use this wireless service based on direct line of sight to a tower in Villersdorp

DataStoor

028 271 3415

https://www.datastoor.com/

DSTV connections and computer related issues. 8 Botrivier Road, Kleinmond.

Mobile communications

Please note that there is limited MTN mobile coverage over the Estate. Vodacom seems to have best overall availability for mobile voice and data.

Postal

There is NO regular postal service delivery to Maremmana. Homeowners tend to contract private post boxes in Kleinmond or Hermanus. Homeowners are responsible for the entry and exit of any courier delivery services.

Eskom Electricity 

Service

Contact Number

Notes

Eskom

086 003 7566

CustomerServices@eskom.co.za

Send an SMS to 35328

Maremmana has a direct Eskom connection. In event of a non-scheduled outage, the incident must be reported to Eskom for direct updates. Should you report a fault to Eskom, please update other residents on the Resident Alerts’ WhatsApp chat group with the reference number for tracking purposes.

Maremmana is located on the Albertyn Hawston grid which is referenced on most load shedding apps.

Waste Management Services

Service

Collection Details

Notes

Refuse Collection

Every Friday

Please leave all refuse in tied up black bags at the top of your driveway by 8am on Friday mornings.

Recycling

Every Wednesday

Maremmana has teamed up with a Bot River Community Initiative, Lucky Point, for the weekly collection of recycling.

Homeowners are asked to separate recycling into glass, plastics, paper and tin in separate clear or green bags. No black bags please. Glass bottles may be placed in cardboard boxes for collection. Please leave all recycling at the top of your driveway by 8am on Wednesday mornings.

Plastic:  All plastic waste and packaging, but no polystyrene

Paper: cardboard, newspapers & office white paper; but no egg boxes or tetra pack cartons

Glass

Tins

Homeowners can also drop their own recycling off on Wednesdays and Fridays at Lucky Point. https://site.lucky-point.ch/

Info@lucky-point.ch. Located at corner of  Waterkant Street & Plantasie Road, Bot River (opposite OK Mini Mark)

Municipal Dumps for Household & Garden Refuse

Hermanus Transfer Station

Free for individuals for solid waste and recyclables including unchipped garden waste for up to 1 ton. Open 08h00-18h00 Mon–Fri and Saturdays 09h00-16h00. Located on Swartdam Road, Hermanus. Enquiries to Solid Waste Planning at 028 313 5045 or send an email to enquiries@overstrand.gov.za.

Bot River Depot

Garden refuse. No household rubbish. Unmanned skip open 24/7 on Hoof Way, Bot River.

Karwyderskraal Landfill

Only pre-registered individuals may drop off chipped garden waste or household refuse. Billable in arrears based on volume. Open 08h00-17h00 Mon-Fri. Closed on weekends.  www.odm.org.za

Sewerage

The Estate operates its own Sewerage Packaging Plant. It is advised to treat this like a septic tank.  Only tissue paper should be flushed down toilets. Please DO NOT flush sanitary products, nappies, baby/wet wipes or any foreign objects down the toilets.

Homeowners are strongly advised to use “eco-friendly” cleaning materials and to minimize the usage of bleach-based products in toilets which can impact the efficiency of the waste process.

Animal Services

Service

Contact Number

Notes

Snake Removal: Jonathan Powers

082 352 6000

Bot River, Hermanus Area

Snake Removal:  Corné Uys

Snake Removal:  Hugo Uys

076 075 8004

062 482 5410

Greater Hermanus Area

Snake Removal: Mario Coetzee

073 031 6286

078 576 8665

Grabouw, Kleinmond Area

Snake Removal: Andre Neethling

082 425 0456

andreneethling@yahoo.com

Sandbaai based, but works all over Overberg

Snake Removal: Paul Olivier

066 432 3752

Bot River resident; Caledon police officer

Cape Nature

028 314 0062

Hermanus Branch; will also provide advice on authorized snake catchers

Grabouw Animal Clinic

021 859 3082

076 315 6281 After Hours

2 Sonia St, Grabouw, 7160

gdiere@gmail.com

Overberg Veterinary Hospital

028 212 1551

8 Cemetery Road, Caledon, 7230

vets@ovdh.co.za

Onrus Veterinary Clinic

028 316 3415

028 312 1390 (24hr Number)

1 Wybo Newmark Road, Onrus, 7201

onrusvetclinic@gmail.com

Hermanus Animal Hospital

028 312 3065 (24hr Number)

14 Dirkie Uys Street, Hermanus, 7200

hermanusvet@telkomsa.net

Pet Food Delivery Hermanus

082 329 5110

petfoodhermanus@gmail.com

Home delivery for quality pet food, bird seed, deworming, tick & flea tablets

Walker Bay Pest Control

028 316 3010

082 8944 652

Based in Onrus

https://pestcontrolwalkerbay.business.site/

Overberg Pest Control

082 563 9514

Based in Sandbaai

http://overbergpestcontrol.com/

Home Emergency & Other Services

Service

Contact Number

Notes

Plumber: Morné du Toit

082 786 1087

plumberz101@gmail.com

Three practical brothers running independent businesses living on a farm opposite Salandra Shell petrol station almost right on our doorstep for home emergencies.

Electrician: Herman du Toit

082 781 6791

admin@wadefields.co.za

Handyman: André du Toit

082 786 1089

ydiy101@gmail.com

Home Appliance Repair

Just Chilling

061 403 7416 or 079 071 4343

info@justchillingservices.com

Hermanus-based aircon and kitchen appliance specialists. Also an authorized SMEG service provider

Window Cleaner: Solomon

082 747 3640

windoclean@gmail.com

zukilemanan@vodamail.co.za

 

Home Gas Delivery

028 284 9511

Boeremark, Main Road, Botrivier

Solar Energy: Hannes van Staden

082 419 3337

hannes@maxyield.co.za

www.maxyield.co.za

Several houses already deploy this solution so contractor is familiar with the Estate and typical requirements

Recreational Services

Service

Contact Number

Notes

Wildekrans

Mountain Bike, Trail Running & Horse Trails

Reception 028 284 9488

Edward (Horse Trail Guide)                   062 096 9610

Braam Gerike, Estate Manager         

079 697 9983

Nick Harlow 083 723 5340 (Livery Services)

·     Annual access is R300 per person payable directly to Wildekrans.

·     Please email your proof of payment and signed copy of indemnity release form to info@maremmana-estate.com to be added to the authorized access system for Gate 3 for direct access to Wildekrans from Maremmana Estate

·     All horses must have up to date African Horse Sickness vaccinations

·     No riding is permitted in-between vineyard rows

·     Helmets are compulsory on the Estate

·     Access with dogs is NOT permitted.

·     For safety and awareness reasons, homeowners are asked to notify Wildekrans via SMS as they enter the grounds

Yoga: Kim Cornell

082 603 5045

Various classes in the Overberg

Looking to Buy?

Only resales of original plots are currently available for purchase. Please consult local estate agents for further details or view Property 24 (searching by Maremmana Estate) for a summary listing of any available plots and houses.

All viewings are by appointment only via the seller and their authorised estate agent.

What's happening in the area

Maremmana Estate

6 days 8 hours ago

Pink sky reflections on the north facing slope

Maremmana Estate

3 weeks 3 days ago

The first whales of the season have been spotted in Hermanus

www.facebook.com/703615709764636/posts/4973547682771396/

Maremmana Estate

3 weeks 6 days ago

Crisp winter sunshine returns after the first winter rains. Construction crews on site building new homes.

Maremmana Estate

1 month 4 weeks ago

Maremmana is 30km from Hermanus. Be part of the growing community taking up residence in the Overberg & Overstrand. www.thesouthafrican.com/news/where-is-safest-town-in-south-africa-millionaires-moving-western-cape/

Maremmana Estate

1 month 4 weeks ago

Exciting to see three houses in different stages of construction on the north facing slope of the dam

Maremmana Estate

3 months 4 days ago

The annual port stomp returns Beaumont Family Wines . Book your tickets now! www.facebook.com/100042871092516/posts/639811274124570/

Maremmana Estate

3 months 1 week ago

There's plenty of live music at a local neighbourhood favourite this long weekend. www.facebook.com/events/1082184626046625/

Maremmana Estate

3 months 1 week ago

Monday is a public holiday! Get outdoors at our neighbour for the first of the autumn season trail runs! www.facebook.com/109605512455274/posts/4956248174457626/

Maremmana Estate

3 months 2 weeks ago

Great to be neighbours with these Bot River wine farms. Have you tasted all the highlighted white varietals? www.facebook.com/695339517230786/posts/4755966881168009/

Maremmana Estate

4 months 1 week ago

Overberg summer skies delight! After a hot 31 deg, a smattering of rain fell creating a rainbow with blood orange sunset clouds on the opposite