RSA +27 82 775 5973 | UK +44 (0)20 3318 1144 12 Cherry Ave, Belle Constantia, Cape Town enquiries@cherrywoodhouse.com


With Covid-19 and the economic crash of 2020 came the increased need for affordable, reputable and proven care for individuals and families who suffer because of chemical dependency.


And so the vision for Cherrywood House to provide scientific, evidence-based treatment was geared to afford those suffering the affliction of substance abuse was launched.

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Located in the tranquil environs of Constantia, Cape Town, Cherrywood House offers  :

  • Affordable secondary treatment
  • An opportunity to begin or enhance ‘Independent Recovery Development’ through personal application of the principles within the 12-Step Recovery Programme.
  • Freedom and guidance around decision-making, finances, life skills, relationships and preparation for life-on-life’s terms.
  • Scientific evidence-based treatment using methods such as DBT, motivational interviewing and recovery coaching.
  • A holistic approach incorporating yoga, meditation and physical training

Quality accommodation comprises a selection of private or twin bedrooms with en suite or shared bathrooms, according to your preference or budget.

Relax around our lush wrap-around garden, large swimming pool & braai area. TV’s, satellite television & Wi-Fi are provided for entertainment.

- Residents must be capable of independent living and psychiatrically stable. - Admission to Bethesda Retreat will be subject to assessment. - Admissions are restricted to people in recovery. - Re-admission after a relapse is by re-application and at the discretion of the House Manager and the Community Members. - Admissions must provide a negative Covid-19 test, unless direct admission from another facility.
- Residents are expected to be sober and working a recovery programme. - Residents are expected to comply with the House Rules & Guidelines. - No alcohol or drug use on or off the premises. - Relapse is grounds for immediate discharge with no refund. - No intimate relationships with other residents. - No visitors to sleep over. - Residents must attend the weekly community meeting. - Residents are responsible for personal living space and hygiene.
- Provided on enquiry. - Payable on or prior to admission (electronic bank transfer). - The full fee rate will apply for any prolonged absence, unless notice is given. - One month’s notice of intention to vacate must be provided. - Early termination of stay attracts no refund for that month, irrespective of the reason for the early departure. - All ancillary costs – medical, private/external counselling, transport etc. are borne by resident.
- Addiction & Recovery Counselling free of charge - Clinical and/or Psychiatric Care available at personal cost - Lack of personal hygiene cannot be accepted - Minimal surveillance – but in-house accountability is expected - Repetitive antisocial attitudes and behaviours met with low to zero tolerance As soon as residents arrive, the emphasis is on developing the recovery lifestyle that they aim to practice from the day they leave.

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