Over the years we have watched many families design and build their dream homes at Vista Park, but we really only get to see part of that journey. We have been excited to see some Vista Park residents sharing their home building journey on Instagram, giving others a chance to follow that process; from buying a home site to selecting colour schemes and furnishings.
To celebrate the opening of Smiths Ln Dairy we are offering each Vista Park household a $50 voucher to spend at Smiths Ln Dairy.
Coral Vale Homestead is an iconic element of the heritage and history of Wongawilli, and we were lucky enough to learn a little of this history first-hand from one of its former residents.
The team at Smiths Ln Dairy Café are putting the final touches on the café and will be opening soon. We are delighted with how the café is shaping up and look forward to seeing the Vista Park community grow.
Welcome to the February 2022 development update! We hope you are setting well into the new year and keeping up to date with the recent events at Vista Park as you know the progress of each stage.
We are pleased to welcome Little Zaks Academy to Vista Park. Little Zak’s Academy is a group of early learning centres dedicated to helping children reach their full potential and they will be certain to ensure life’s better at the Park!
Happy New Year and welcome to the January 2022 update
It was good to see you all at the Vista Park Christmas party last month! We are looking forward to another busy year. From the Homestead you would've noticed more and more home sites under construction at The Vale. Soon enough we will have new residents moving into their new homes and joining our thriving community.
GJ Gardner have applied all the final touches to the House that Convoy Built in readiness for the auction on 4 December 2021.
The winning bidder will get an architecturally designed house including a range of furnishings, security system, air conditioning, accessories and much more, not to mention the satisfaction of supporting a good cause.
Construction continues at Vista Park. If you head east on Roy Sheargold Avenue, you'll notice the accumulation of drainage pipes and pits at The Vale Stages 2&3 ready for installation and some already in the ground.
Construction is back up and running at Vista Park after a couple of disruptive months. At The Vale Stages 2 and 3, Glennos, our head contractor is progressing with drainage works as more pipes arrives on site from the manufacturer, Humes. Bulk earthworks within the wetland areas are also underway.
We are incredibly excited to announce and introduce everyone to the Smiths Lane Dairy and its operators, Terence and Angus!
The heritage listed dairy sheds up near the Coral Vale Homestead had some minor renovation works done to them back in 2015 and is now well and truly underway to totally repurpose this space into a history inspired eatery, general store and garden.
Whilst Covid continues to throw us all some curve balls, Vista Park remains a buzz of activity with the first new homes kicking off construction in The Vale Stage 1, The House that Convoy Built getting very close to completion and the annual Community Gardening Competition getting underway
Welcome to the August 2021 update!
Due to government restrictions, construction works at Vista Park were paused for a period of time in July.
Please note that in line with the NSW government’s recent announcement, the Vista Park Sales & Information Centre is temporarily closed and will look to re-open as soon as we are can.
Welcome to the July 2021 edition for Vista Park! The Vale Stage 1 has registered - well done to the entire project team for a fantastic job and huge congratulations to the owners of the new 33 homesites.
We are very excited to soon be officially welcoming the first ever community members to The Vale, with Stage 1 residents expected to take ownership of their finished home sites in the coming weeks.
Welcome to the May 2021 edition for Vista Park!
Practical completion at The Vale Stage 1 was achieved on May the 4th (be with you). Subsequently the subdivision certificate application was lodged with Council for approval on the 14th of May.
You may remember in late 2020 we ran a Street Library Design Competition, where we asked the community to submit designs to be applied to the Street Library.
The last month has seen construction at The Vale Stage 1 inch closer to practical completion all thanks to the hard work of the construction team and some favourable weather.
Welcome to the March 2021 edition for Vista Park! With any luck and some continued hard work from the contractor team the month of April should see us virtually complete.
Coming soon to The Grove at Vista Park is Bankbook Terraces, a selection of 9 architecturally designed double storey 3 bedroom homes that come as a complete turn-key package.
The start of a fresh new year sees Vista Park as a hive of activity with releases in The Vale brought forward due to strong demand, as a reflection of the difference in quality, diversity and offering that Vista Park can provide
Welcome to the first Vista Park update for 2021!
2021 is sure to be a busy and exciting year for the Vista Park community, with multiple areas of the community under construction including The Grove Townhouses, The Vale Stage 1, Childcare centre and café at the Homestead. Many of these projects will be completed this year and many more new projects expected to start as well.
With the season of community competitions coming to a close we would like to thank everyone for getting into the spirit and entering and congratulate all of the winners!
Welcome to the final Vista Park update for 2020! Construction for the all-new Childcare Centre near the Coral Vale Homestead is well underway with local builders Niche already setting down the foundations for this great new facility.
2020 has been a year of cancellations, so it may not come as a huge surprise unfortunately the Community Christmas Party will be postponed this year. And whilst we look forward to hosting a bigger and better event next year, we are excited to announce the Inaugural Vista Park Community Christmas Lights Competition is now on!
Welcome to the November 2020 update for Vista Park! We are excited to announce that construction on The Grove Town Houses have officially kicked off. Being delivered by MJH Multi, the earthworks have already commenced, and we look forward to bringing you updates as these homes take shape.
With a challenging year coming to a close the Vista Park team are keeping things on the positive to finish on a high note.
Welcome to the October 2020 update for Vista Park! The sandstone retaining walls are now complete with stairs to the future childcare centre and cafe currently under construction along the eastern boundary of the homestead.
We are pleased to announce that Stage 3 of The Vale will be available to purchase on Saturday 7th November 2020!
Get immersed in your new community and throw your neighbours a friendly challenge with a raft of fun, community-minded competitions and events now on at Vista Park.
Welcome to the September 2020 update for Vista Park - the first update for Spring! Civil works have continued to progress over the past month, with good weather underpinning this.
A while back Sheargold generously donated a home site in The Grove to the Illawarra Community Foundation, the good folks behind the infamous Illawarra Convoy.
Welcome to the August 2020 update for Vista Park - the last update for winter! As the weather begins to warm up, civil works continue to progress.
On Saturday 1 August Stage 2 of The Vale within Vista Park will be released!
Welcome to the July 2020 update for Vista Park! July saw bulk earthworks for Stages 1-3 continue in anticipation of civil works with the sewer main being the first services to be installed.
We are pleased to announce that Stage 2 of The Vale will be available to purchase on Saturday 1st August 2020!
Welcome to the June 2020 update for Vista Park - the first update for Winter!
Capitalise on one of the final two Townhouses remaining in The Grove with a free Ducted Air Conditioning upgrade of some $10,000 in value!
The Vista Park Sales & Information Centre in the heritage listed Coral Vale Homestead is back open for business as usual!
Welcome to the May 2020 update for Vista Park - the last update before Winter!
We are delighted to announce that after receiving a number of applications from quality childcare operators, Sheargold has partnered with Little Zak’s Academy
Welcome to the April 2020 update for Vista Park!
Amidst Covid 19, construction at The Vale has continued, with Stage 1 cut and fill operations making excellent progress.
Welcome to the March 2020 update for Vista Park - the first update for Autumn! Construction at The Vale Stage 1 has been progressing a little slower than anticipated due to the welcomed sight of wet weather!
Sheargold have been creating inspiring spaces for over 50 years and have stood the test of time through many challenges along the way. Our people and our communities remain, as always, our focus.
Today our Vista Park Team have completed the Australian Governments COVID-19 Infection Control Training Course online.
Welcome to the February 2020 update for Vista Park!
Adding to what has already been a busy and exciting year, civil works have commenced at The Vale Stage 1 and The Grove Townhouses are due to start in the coming weeks.
The satisfaction of seeing our residents move into their new home at Vista Park never wears off and there is one group we are especially excited to welcome to this community – The House That Convoy Built.
Thanks to all those who entered the 2019 Vista Park Gardening Competition! Entries have now closed and our judging team (which includes ABC Radio Illawarra’s John Gabriele!) are sorting through the many excellent entries to announce the winners at the upcoming Community Christmas Party.
Welcome to the November update for Vista Park! In what is sure to be an exciting start to the year for the Vista Park community, The Vale Stage 1 and The Grove Townhouses are scheduled to commence construction in early 2020
Creating an inspiring space like Bankbook Park takes years of coordination, considerable investment and a vision for the future. And with the educational signage finally been approved by Wollongong City Council and recently installed, we can now celebrate the completion of this regionally significant park!
Welcome to the October update for Vista Park! Whilst there has been a lull in construction activity home construction has continued to progress across the neighbourhood as the Vista Park community continues to grow.
Vista Park is playing host to a raft of community events and activities from now and right through to the summer months to help our new residents get together and create a new friendships throughout the community.
Welcome to the September update for Vista Park; the first update for Spring!
We are proud to announce that the installation of signage at Bankbook Park is now complete.
For a strickly limited time we are offering a Stamp Duty Rebate AND Double Streetscape Rebate on Home Sites in Stage 1 of The Vale!
To celebrate Vista Park residents now living the life in their new homes and to create some healthy community rivalry, we bring you the 2019 Vista Park Gardening Competition. Sharpen those secateurs and polish the work boots, it’s time to show off your new home site with over $5,000 in total prizes to win!
Welcome to the August update for Vista Park, finally the last update for winter! In the next few weeks make sure you pop on down to Bankbook Park, a trio of new signs are set to be installed that illustrate the history of the local area and mining artefacts that have been restored and re-purposed.
Amongst the many new residents moving in in The Grove, the ‘House That Convoy Built’ has received its DA from Wollongong City Council! We are very excited to see work commence on this beautiful new home
Welcome to the July update for Vista Park; finally, we have reached the halfway point of winter! July has continued to be a busy time, with home construction continuing across The Ridge and The Grove.
As part of Sheargold’s philosophy of creating inspiring spaces we have received approval for a proposed 75 place childcare centre at the Vista Park community in Wongawilli.
Welcome to the June update for Vista Park, Winter was coming and now Winter is truly here!
Right now there has never been a better time to buy at Vista Park thanks to revised pricing for The Vale Stage 1, with 450sqm home sites from $350,000 and brand new House & Land Packages from $583,850!
You may have read in our recent newsletter our article on the silver lining in the apparent 'doom and gloom' we have all heard about the recent state of the property market.
Now let us now share with you some blue sky.
Amongst all the recent election distraction you may have seen and read media reports on the current climate of the housing market and its reportedly poor performance. But is it all really doom and gloom?
Welcome to the May update for Vista Park and the last update before winter comes around!
We hope everyone had a great Easter and Anzac Break with a great stretch of weather and plenty of time with family and friends. The newly opened Bankbook Park was a popular hit in during the school holidays with families flocking to this unique parkland and playground
A relatively quiet month with regard to development work however The Vale works continue with further stock piling and preparation for the The Vale Stage 1 works to commence. Our project team has uncovered the remnants of the former Illawarra Harbour and Land Corporation Railway line that traversed the site.
Welcome to the March update for Vista Park for 2019. We are very pleased to announce the Coral Vale Cafe and Childcare Development Application has been approved by Wollongong City Council.
On Saturday 16th of March the long-awaited release of The Vale was launched with Stage 1 hosting 16 new House & Land Packages and a further 17 home sites.
In the lead up to the Stage 1 Sales Release in The Vale on Saturday 16th March, we would like to share with you the pricing expectation for this initial release.
The long-awaited release of The Vale at Vista Park is finally here, with Stage 1 being released on Saturday 16th March.
The annual Community Christmas Party is done for another year and we thank all our residents, purchasers and locals for making it a great afternoon. We hope you all had a fun afternoon in the sun and got to meet more new neighbours in your flourishing community.
Welcome to the final update for the 2018 year! And what a quick year it has been.
Reflecting on the year, we have seen the completion of the Grove Parkland, The Ridge Stage 6 & The Ridge Stage 7. As well as many new homes, Vista Park residents and native flora and fauna.
The inaugural Vista Park Gardening Competition entries have closed and our judging team (which includes ABC Radio Illawarra’s John Gabriele!) are sorting through many fabulous entries to announce the winners at this weekend’s Community Christmas Party.
Welcome to the November Update for Vista Park.
It’s been a windy end to the month, but that hasn't stopped progress down at The Grove and up at The Ridge with new homes underway and families moving in just in time for the holidays.
It’s (almost) that time of year again already! Coming off the back of a great inaugural Community Christmas Party last year, final preparations are being set for this years’ event as we anticipate hosting an even larger gathering of residents.
Welcome to the October update for Vista Park.
We have had a lot of much needed rain this month, but with that comes slowed progress. The Grove continues to grow with new homes finishing and starting every month.
Welcome to the September update for Vista Park.
We are pleased to announce we have received the Development Approval for Lot 129 in Stage 1 of The Grove.
We are incredibly proud to finally open our brand-new parkland recently and see so many residents and locals already enjoying this inspiring space. If you have already visited, you will see that it is a park like no other.
Sharpen those secateurs and polish the work boots, its time to show off your new home site with over $5,000 in total prizes to win!
To celebrate Vista Park residents now living the life in their new homes and to create some healthy community rivalry, we bring you the inaugural Vista Park Gardening Competition.
Welcome to the August update for Vista Park and our final month of winter!
With Spring just around the corner, we are seeing more homes finished in The Grove than ever.
Saturday the 18th August will see the final release with previously withheld home sites in Stage 7 of The Ridge finally available and ready to secure. These last few home sites are the last of their kind, with no other similar opportunities to enjoy peaceful and secluded semi-rural living, yet only 15mins to Wollongong.
Welcome to the July update for Vista Park.
This month sees the completion of The Grove precinct. The footpaths have been installed and street trees have been planted and our landscape contractors are installing the final tree bases.
We are edging ever closer to announcing a sales release date for The Vale thanks to construction activity commencing and site preparations well underway. Machines have been moved over from The Ridge to establish a temporary site office and to make way for the stockpile in preparation for bulk earthworks.
Welcome to the middle of the year and our 6th development update for 2018!
The Grove precinct is now all but finished up, footpaths and street trees have been installed and most of the remaining home sites have begun construction.
Whilst we eagerly wait to hit the go button on The Vale and announce a Sales Release Date we are excited to introduce you to our selected building partners who will be providing premium House & Land Packages in the first Stage of this new community.
Welcome to the May update for 2018, we are almost half way through the year!
Similar to last month The Grove is continuing progress. Footpath works are complete for Stages 1 & 2 and our civil contractor Glennos has moved onto Stage 3 & 4.
We are pleased to announce that the long wait for approval of The Vale is now over, with Wollongong City Council approving the DA for this final precinct at Vista Park.
This means we are one step closer to setting a Sales Release Date for Stage 1
Welcome to the April Update for 2018. The Grove continues to grow, with the final works underway, you may have noticed the footpaths and streets trees being installed.
Alongside the park which we look forward to unveiling in the coming weeks, our landscaping contractors are hard at work repairing and restoring the riparian corridor between The Ridge and The Grove.
Welcome to the March update for 2018.
At The Grove, more and more home constructions start every week as the community continues to grow. Our contractors, Glennos (civil) and RK Evans (landscaping), will be back onsite in the coming weeks to commence footpaths and street tree installation for Stage 1 & 2.
Whilst we eagerly wait on formal approvals on The Vale, we are pleased to now have some information for you to take home with The Vale Precinct Plan and Stage 1 Sales Plan now available in the Vista Park Sales & Information Centre. Stop in for a coffee and let our friendly team show you the view from the Homestead.
Welcome to the first Development Manager’s update for 2018. It’s a new year and work has kicked off with the project team returning following a well-deserved break. The construction of new homes has taken over at The Grove
The Vista Park team are back, with a new addition to the family. We would like to officially welcome David Meikle from McPhail Real Estate into the Vista Park Sales & Information team alongside Leah, who many of you already know.
On Saturday 9th December the first ever Vista Park Community Christmas Party was held on the grounds of Coral Vale, with many current and future residents basking in the afternoon sunshine.
Welcome to the December and final Development Update for 2017. As the year draws to close, construction at Vista Park is wrapping up for the Christmas period. This year we saw the completion of the Grove Stages 3 & 4 to round out The Grove
We look forward to hosting all of our Vista Park residents and purchasers on Saturday 9th December for the first of many Community Christmas Parties to come to this beautiful new community.
Welcome to our penultimate development update for the year!
As mentioned in last month’s update, the entire Grove community is registered. We've already seen a number of new home sites kick off their construction and we look forward to seeing more homes in The Grove.
Welcome to the Vista Park October Update and what an update it is!
Sheargold are happy to report that our final Stage of The Grove Stage 4 has registered with the Land & Property information office and with that the completion of The Grove Precinct