More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home5 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor5 hours agoAveo Durack in South BrisbaneSet within 34 hectares of natural bushland 17 kilometres from the Brisbane CBD, Aveo Durack offers the perfect blend of convenience and tranquillity.Ms Coughlan said Aveo’s commitment to its residents was more than just physical facilities.“Our commitment to residents extends beyond our facilities, with our exclusive ‘Aveo Way’ contract which offers peace of mind and financial clarity to anyone considering a move to Aveo Durack,” she said.The “Aveo Way” includes a guaranteed sale of your unit when it’s time to sell with the contract making four promises — financial clarity, choice of services and accommodation, settling in assurance and no hassles when you leave.The villas provide spacious living options and choices with two and three-bedroom’s on offer with varying bathroom and car configurations.Being in Queensland, outdoor living is not forgotten with some villas featuring balconies, outdoor terraces or gardens, plus space for family entertaining.On-site amenities include a swimming pool, bowling green, croquet lawn, gym, library, tennis courts, chapel, hair and beauty salon, village bus, arts and crafts and community centre.Aveo is also building a $36 million aged care facility at Durack with the public launch expected midyear. The final stage has been sent to market after 30 years of development for Aveo Durack in South Brisbane.MORE than 30 years in the making, Aveo Durack retirement community in South Brisbane is now launching its final stage to the market.Aveo’s village operations manager Debbie Coughlan said they had been eagerly awaiting the completion of the latest stage as they looked to extend their community and welcome more residents into the village.“We are proud to be one of Queensland’s most popular retirement developments offering more than 40 organised activities such as archery, bowling and croquet,” Ms Coughlan said. “We also have a comprehensive range of amenities including a medical centre, pharmacy and bank meaning that convenience and accessibility are at our residents’ fingertips.”Construction first began at Aveo Durack in 1985, with the release of “Wattle” now marking a significant milestone as the final piece to the Aveo Durack puzzle.Wattle is the final release of independent living villas at the community and the final opportunity for retirees to buy a newly finished property from the 34 new, modern villas that are priced from $380,000.
Emily Stamford and her partner Samuel O’Connor have recently purchased on Ellington Crescent at Harris Crossing Estate.ACTIVITY has been ramping up in Townsville’s residential market with land at Harris Crossing Estate selling fast in the first two weeks of spring. The developer has recently launched a ‘hot lot’ promotion and buyers are acting fast with eight vacant lots understood to have sold in two weeks across stages 2, 3 and 5 of the development. Maidment Group managing director Glen Maidment said it was the most activity he had seen in eight years. Harris Crossing display village. Picture: Shae Beplate.“It’s been a massive kick start to spring selling season, the market in general has definitely improved and we’re seeing that across all of our residential communities,” Mr Maidment said. “We usually see our sales pick up around this time of year but we haven’t recorded activity like this since about 2011. “I think our hot lot promotion has definitely brought in sales and people are recognising that it’s a great opportunity to save on buying a lot.”The promotion is for $20,000 off selected lots across various stages of the development ranging in size from 400sq m to 1000sq m. More from news01:21Buyer demand explodes in Townsville’s 2019 flood-affected suburbs12 Sep 202001:21‘Giant surge’ in new home sales lifts Townsville property market10 Sep 2020Emily Stamford and her partner Samuel O’Connor have recently purchased a lot at stage five of the estate on Ellington Crescent and said the convenience of location was what sold them on the spot. “My partner and I are defence members and we just thought it was a good area close to base and everything else including Stockland Shopping centre and The Strand,” Ms Stamford said.“We looked at a few places in Burdell as well but this area just ticked more boxes and we signed the contract on Saturday. “We didn’t buy because of the promotion but it was definitely a bonus for us.”