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  • 1. Trouble viewing this email? View in your browser Website Welcome Index Property for Sale Weekly Property Feature Guesthouses/Hotels New Release Property Developments From the Desk of Marcel Winelands Properties   Deacon International Property International Property Property for Rent Thank you to all our fellow Awesome South Africans Articles Accommodation SA   Events/ Things to do It’s all over – the expectation of the world and the anticipation of each and News Cafe Recipes every South African. South Africa made headlines once again and it wasn’t 2010 Fifa World Cup only about the soccer – it was also amazement, it was praise, it was Property Finance congratulations and it was celebrations. This world cup reinforced the saying: We’ve done it before we can do it again. We may take the rollercoaster route and leave things to the 11th hour but wow ...when we get there we sure make a statement. Weekly Property Feature             PLETTENBERG BAY - R12 500 000     Newly buit, luxurious home, centrally   situated, access off Bowtie Drive. PLETTENBERG BAY - R4 800 000   Close to Keurbooms Lagoon,   GLENTANA - R3 150 000 waterfront restaurants, shopping Older home with the best views! This   Large stand with approval for double centres and primary school. older type home in Plettenberg Bay is   storey - will have a beautiful view of Panoramic views to the norht of the situated near the town centre. Typical   the ocean. Private access to the river, lagoon and mountains from all of the period, it offers generous living   beach.   the rooms. All equipment included. areas and 4 spacious bedrooms. Read more. Lots of extras like a wine cellar, gym, The land size is 1731 sqm, also..... Spacious TV / games room, walk in Read more. linen room, large laundry, underfloor heating, surround sound centravac system etc.   Read more. New Release Property     Tramonto - Weddings & Events         PLETTENBERG BAY - R7 900 000    GEORGE - R3 790 000   Views are often descibed as wonderful, stunning,   Spacious house with 2 flats on this beautiful piece of amazing etc, but this is simply the best! This modern   land. Stand: 1.3ha House (incl. 2 flats) : 500sq/m 400sqm home is situated on a high ridge overlooking
  • 2.   land. Stand: 1.3ha House (incl. 2 flats) : 500sq/m 400sqm home is situated on a high ridge overlooking   Garage : 208sq/m the bay, Robberg, the beaches, mountain ranges and   most of Plett. It is complemented by a beautifully   Main house: designed home of 400sqm. The home offers 3 en suite   Lounge with beautiful gas fire place, large living room, bedrooms (all with views,an office, open plan kitchen   diningroom, BBQ area, kitchen, bar area, study with and living areas looking out over the large deck and rim   store room, 4 bedrooms (1 with working room), 2 flow pool to the best views in the area. If it is the wow   bathrooms (1 with shower), inside garden. factor you are looking for, this is it. Please contact us to Read more. view - you will love it!      Read more.   From the Desk of Marcel Deacon THE WEEK AFTER THE 2010 WORLD CUP Greetings from The Susan Deacon Property Group and the desk of Marcel Deacon.  It  has been a month of festivities, holidays, soccer, tennis, cycling and rugby for the  South African nation.  The 2010 Soccer World Cup came to an end and the new world  champions, SPAIN, crowned in Soccer City, Johannesburg.  We have been waiting for  this day for more than 10 years and it finally came with great success.  We can look  back on a positive showcase of what we as South Africans can do when we are put  to the test.  So far it has been a very busy season for the company and we can definitely see  the positive influence the World Cup has on the South African property market.  First, I am pleased to inform you that we have had a 50% increase in inquiries over the last 4 weeks.  Sales also increased by 25%.  The rental market is still very active and  growing at the Susan Deacon Property Corp.  Holiday bookings and accommodation in  the Western Cape peaked with average bookings up by 75%.  The Susan Deacon  Property Group's online portal now include some of the best shopping malls on offer for our investors.  Those seeking investments for the retirement years, we have some of  the best retirement estates to show our clients.  Whatever your needs, our group  is your one stop property shop.      In addition to current portfolio, we are currently negotiating with a number of additional developers and associates to be included in the countries fastest growing property group.  While we have a very extensive list of prospects, we are always interested in  finding new developments to target.  So, if you know of a development which you feel  would be a good addition to our site, please be sure to let us know.   The Reserve Bank governor Gill Marcus have us all guessing on the outcome of this month's monetary policy meeting.  I believe that the outcome of the next Monetary  Policy Committee meeting to be held on 21 and 22 July will see the interest rate remaining unchanged. I also believe that it will remain unchanged for most of the remainder of the year. I am very comfortable that in terms of stability, this will be good and positive for the market.     With all the positive news and updates let's have a look we have on offer.  We only  have the best selected for our clients. Read more. International Property ARCHIVEL GOLF RESORT - SPAIN   At Archivel Golf Resort, you can take advantage of all of the facilities that this unique and exclusive five star development offers at the same time as enjoying the benefits of being in the centre of a golf course surrounded by national parks.    Location Spain Location Details Murcia Beach 80 km Bars/Restaurants 0.1 km Property Type(s) Golf Course 0.1 km 1, 2 & 3 Bed Apartments Airport 80 km 2 & 3 Bed Villas Prices From    €86,000
  • 3. Prices From    €86,000 (£68,800 approx) Visitors to the Archivel Golf Resort will find not just a Championship Golf Course but also a luxurious hotel, Spa and high performance sports centre set amidst the stunning Murcia countryside. At the Archivel Golf Resort you have the choice of 4 different types of property. We have Apartments from 1 to 3 bedrooms including ground floor apartments with a garden and penthouse apartments with extraordinary terraces and solarium. There are the 2 bedroom bungalows located front line to the golf course and designed to satisfy the expectations of the most demanding of customers. They maintain a perfect balance between price, location and space. Villas come either linked or detached. The semi-detached properties offer an excellent combination of a private garden and solarium with excellent internal distribution, while the larger detached properties can come complete with their own private pool. Read more. Articles SPAIN TRIUMPH IN FIRST AFRICAN WORLD CUP KNYSNA OYSTER FESTIVAL RECAP   Spain gloried in a first World Cup triumph in Africa's first ShareOrganisers of this year’s Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster hosting of the tournament that finally buried Spain's Festival, which finished on Sunday 11 July, say that decades-old tag of international underachievers, and attendance figures at the festival exceeded expectations. silenced critics that said South Africa would never be able to do it. “When we looked at the dates for this year’s festival we were concerned because they fell within the last 10 days Crowds in Madrid and elsewhere partied through the of the 2010 FIFA World Cup,” said Festival Manager Nicci night long after the last "Ole" sounded inside Soccer City, Rousseau-Schmidt. “We were unsure how this would Johannesburg, the scene of Spain's greatest soccer affect attendance at the festival. However, we’re moment. delighted that numbers were higher than expected and the success of the festival does not seem to have been "We still don't realise the full extent of this. It is affected by what was going on in the rest of the country.” something incredible," match-winner Andres Iniesta said while thousands of Spaniards left the famous stadium in Rousseau-Schmidt said that The Pick n Pay Weekend Soweto singing his name. Argus Knysna Cycle Tour was 7% up on last year while the Pick n Pay Cape Times Forest Marathon reported the In Amsterdam, there was utter dejection as the Dutch same numbers. saw history repeat itself after defeats in 1974 and 1978 Read more. finals. Read more. WORLD CUP BRINGS ADDITIONAL INCOME   PETROL PRICE TO DROP The World Cup has brought additional income earning   opportunities boosting job creation, says Consumer South African motorists will be able to breathe a sigh of Assist. relief next week - as all grades of petrol will drop by between 15 to 18 cents a litre. "We should not underestimate how positive the World Cup has been for goodwill and job generation. Some of According to the Department of Energy, the cost of a litre those jobs will disappear after the World Cup but we are of 93 ULP and LRP will fall by 15 cents while that of 95 seeing a new sense of optimism and innovation among ULP and LRP will decrease by 18 cents a litre. our clients who tend to be among the most depressed people in South Africa because of high debt," said CEO In Gauteng, a litre of petrol will cost R8.27and in the Andre Snyman on Monday. coast R8.21 as of Wednesday. The country's biggest debt counselling company said The wholesale price of Diesel 0.05 percent Sulphur will that there was no evidence of reports of consumers fall by 15 cents while that of Diesel 0.005 percent getting deeper into debt by taking out loans to buy soccer Sulphur will decrease by 16 cents. tickets or television sets. Read more. Read more. SA WINS BIG WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS   SA JUNE BUSINESS CONFIDENCE UP South Africa cleaned up at the annual World Travel   Awards for Africa last night, winning 36 awards out of the South Africa's business confidence rose in June after a total 49 categories. Despite the pyramids, Egypt, its dip the previous month, as positive sentiment stemming nearest rival, managed to win only four. from the World Cup offset a gloomy global economic outlook, an industry survey showed on Thursday. For the sixth time in seven years the city of Cape Town was named Africa's leading destination, at an awards The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry ceremony held in Sandton, Johannesburg. South African (SACCI) said its confidence index increased by 2.8 index Airways was named Africa's leading airline, South points to 84.8 in June on expectations the momentum African Tourism the Continent's leading tourism board from the country's successful hosting of the soccer and Durban harbour the leading port. tournament could yield long-term economic benefits. Of the 49 categories, six were awarded to multinational "The World Cup 2010 tournament raised positive entities with a strong presence in South Africa. Kenya, sentiment domestically and internationally," the Morocco and Namibia garnered one award each. business chamber said in a statement. Cape Town, South Africa's most-visited destination, "The success of the tournament could boost domestic
  • 4. Cape Town, South Africa's most-visited destination, "The success of the tournament could boost domestic regularly receives international accolades for its business confidence despite indications that the global attractions. This year it joined Paris, London, New York economy may suffer a depressed economic outlook for and Venice as one of Forbes magazine's 10 most the medium term." beautiful cities in the world. Read more. Read more. A WORLD CUP TO REMEMBER    The 2010 Fifa World Cup concluded in fine style on AFRICAN BUSINESS UPDATE  Sunday, with the Spanish national side raising the   coveted trophy as champions for the first time. As the At the 2002 G8 meeting in Canada, leaders in a blaze of curtain fell on the historic event, fans reflected on what fanfare promised Africa a fortune in aid, little of which made the tournament so special for them. has materialised since. At last month's G8/G20 meetings - on which Canada spent $Can 930 million Clad in their national colours, Spanish fans celebrated just on security that could have been better spent on as they left Soccer City stadium for the last time, as African schools and hospitals - the only time Africa victors of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. seems to have featured was when David Cameron invited his US and German counterparts to watch his With tears of joy in his eyes and his hand on his heart, soccer team not winning against theirs at the bottom of Juan Toral stood with the profile of the stadium behind Africa. Nicolas Sarkozy went one further and cancelled a him, amazed that out of the 64 games, 32 teams and briefing with an aid agency so he could personally many weeks of football, his team would return home as interrogate the captain of France's discredited national world champions. "I never thought I would live to see this soccer team. day," said Toral. "Tonight we showed the world we are Read more. the best, this is a dream come true. Thank you to the people of South Africa." Read more. Events / Things to do LEGEND GORGE MTB MARATHON DIE BURGER MOUNTAIN BIKE CHALLENGE The Stuff Legends are made of ... Entries for the 2010 Die Burger Mountain Bike Challenge The 30 and 70 kilometre challenges will traverse diverse are now open. The event grows in popularity each year Big Five country, with the added thrill of game spotting so be sure to enter early – we will again be limiting while the adrenalin kicks into gear through a landscape entries on all the routes. which changes dramatically from lush bushveld to savannah plains and wetlands. This event is sanctioned Date: Saturday, 31 July 2010 by SA MTB. Strict measures will be taken to ensure cyclists'safety and comfort during the respective Venue: Markötter Fields, Paul Roos Gymnasium,  challenges. In the heart of the African bush, in an Stellenbosch exhilarating corner of the Waterberg, a new sporting and leisure complex is opening it's magnificent new gates. Distances: 60km, 42km, 30km & 15km  The awe inspiring nine metre high gates at Legend Golf Read more. & ...... Read more. Recipes   CHICKEN GOULASH - HUNGARIAN STYLE 8 chicken portions, thighs and drumsticks 2 t (10 ml) Ina Paarman's Seasoned Sea Salt 3 T (45 ml) Ina Paarman's White Sauce Powder 2 T (30 ml) smoked paprika 2 T (30 ml) canola oil 2 onions, thinly sliced 2 garlic cloves, sliced 1 can (410 g) chopped tomatoes 2 carrots, sliced 1 red bell pepper, diced 1 yellow pepper, diced 2 t (10 ml) Ina Paarman's Chicken Stock Powder ½ cup (125 ml) boiling water ½ cup (125 ml) white wine ½ cup (125 ml) sour cream
  • 5. ½ cup (125 ml) sour cream chives   Remove excess fat from chicken portions. Measure Seasoned Sea Salt, White Sauce Powder and ½T (7,5ml) paprika into a paper or plastic bag and  shake the chicken portions in it. Read more. Copyright © 2010 | Designed by WebNow This mailing system may only be used for sending permission based email. If you did not give permission to receive emails from this sender, please notify us. This email was sent to marcel@susandeacon.co.za by marcel@susandeacon.co.za| Print / PDF version | Read our Privacy Policy. susandeacon.co.za - 66 Courtenay Street, George, 6530, South Africa