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Main Gate Activity Room

The Activity Room at the Main Gate is available to Residents for co-curricular activities. Residents can enrol for the various activities, by contacting the person in charge of each activity. The Activity Room schedule is worked out yearly and residents can contact Rita at admin@southdownsestate.co.za or Mignon at communications@southdownsestate.co.za for more information or an application form.


The Boardroom in the SMS Building is available to our Residents and can be booked by contacting Rita at admin@southdownsestate.co.za – please include the date, time and the total number of people that will be using the venue in your e-mail.

Entertainment Area

The SHOA Entertainment Area consists of a lovely inside and outside area with a boma and braai facility.  The maximum capacity is 50 people. Availability can be checked on the website and confirmed with the SHOA Office.

Entertainment Area Booking Form

Booking Form

Any person wishing to make use of the entertainment area at Southdowns Estate may only do so in compliance with the policy and rules set out below. Any booking for the entertainment area may only be done upon acceptance and will be strictly conditional upon the acceptance of the policy and rules below.

1. Bookings may only be made by residents of Southdowns Homeowners’ Association in the designated Entertainment Area Booking ledger;

2. An inventory list will be provided and it is the responsibility of the resident to ensure that all items on the inventory list is accounted for;

3. A non-refundable cleaning fee of R300 will be payable and will be added to the resident’s levy account. Any resident making use of the entertainment area undertakes to leave the area as clean as possible and sanitize the area;

4. A deposit of R2 500 is payable and will be added to your levy account. In the event of any breakages, damages, the area not left orderly and/or complaints received the SHOA reserves the right to keep the deposit. If everything is in order, the deposit will be refundable.

5. Large groups may not exceed 50 people. Any breakages will be for the account of the resident responsible for making the booking. The charges will be added to the levy account;

6. No 21st Birthday parties, Bachelor or Bachelorette parties will be permitted;

7. Any resident making the booking for the entertainment area unconditionally accepts responsibility for the conduct of all guests in attendance and indemnifies the Southdowns HOA against any damage or injury, how so ever arising;

8. Use of the entertainment area should be cognisant of the surrounding properties and keep noise levels to an acceptable level to not cause disturbance to any fellow residents, in particular those immediately adjacent to the boma area situated in the proximity of the Lofts. The use of mobile music, entertainment service providers and loudspeakers, is not permitted.

As per the Estate Code of Conduct:

• No activity may be conducted which reasonably causes aggravation or nuisance to other owners;

• The volume of music or electronic instruments or other sources of noise should be restricted to an acceptable level and should take place in such manner and at such times and at such place as not to cause unreasonable discomfort to adjoining properties;

• No music may be audible outside the residence of a Resident on any neighbouring property or in the common areas between the following times:
o on Sundays to Thursdays between 21:00 -09:00 and
o on Fridays to Saturdays between 22:00 -09:00.

9. Residents making use of the entertainment area are responsible for their own consumables. The existing furniture and facilities may be utilized for their intended purpose only;

10. Residents are permitted to make use of their own catering or similar service providers;

11. No excessive use of alcohol is permitted;

12. A resident found to be non-compliant with any of the above, or any of the estate conduct rules may be refused future use of the area in the sole discretion of the estate management;

13. All residents must adhere to the relevant lockdown regulations.

14. Events should end no later than 17h00.