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
We look forward to presenting on Saturday 4 November the final offering in The Ridge, with Stage 7 B being released for sale and to welcoming the newest and last residents to this unique community.
A joint commitment has recently been made between Wollongong Coal Limited (WCL) and Sheargold Property Developments to secure and refurbish historic pieces from nearby Wongawilli Mine to become permanent features in the nearby master planned community.
We are pleased to announce the upcoming release of Stage 7 B in The Ridge at Vista Park – Wongawilli, with a small selection of home sites available on Saturday 4 November 2017.
Saturday 4 November will see the final chapter of The Ridge being released, closing out what has become recognised as one of the more prestigious and rare communities in the Illawarra.
In what may be the last of its kind, The Ridge at Vista Park is unlike any offering in the Illawarra providing the best in coast and country living.
Finally Spring has come around! As home constructions continue across The Grove Stage 1 & 2, we've seen Stage 3 register in the last month. We also received subdivision certificate for Stage 4 and have lodged this for registration with the Land and Property Information Office only a few days ago. We look forward to seeing the final stage of The Grove registered next month!
Sheargold are incredibly proud to bring home an award for our region with Vista Park recently taking out the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) Award for Excellence in Land Development Marketing.
This is the August update for Vista Park and our final month of Winter!
At The Grove construction of homes is still booming across our sold out stages of Stage 1 & 2, whilst Stage 3 had just achieved Registration!
The Illawarra has added yet another reason why people are calling our beautiful region home, with Vista Park taking out the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) Award for Excellence in Land Development Marketing.
Its update time of the month again! Welcome to the July update for Vista Park. Jumping straight into The Grove we continue to see a construction boom across our sold out stages of Stage 1 & 2.
Dreaming of your new home but don’t want the hassle? We have a new selection of House & Land Packages now available in The Grove making it easier than ever to move to Vista Park and enjoy the lifestyle you deserve.
June is here which means Winter has come! The Grove precinct is exploding with activity. Every week new homes are either starting or finishing with community member moving in! Stage 3 and 4 are almost finished with only a few weeks left of construction.
Even though we like to have a lot of fun at Vista Park, buying a home site and seeing your vision being built is something we do not do often in life. It’s a momentous decision. You place immense responsibility and trust in people for advice and direction.
May has been and gone, and what an exciting month it has been! As winter draws closer for another year we have huge progress across the whole of Vista Park.
The sold out Grove Stage 1 & 2 are experiencing a construction boom, every week new residents are moving in and more home sites see construction starting.
The Ridge at Vista Park has become one of Illawarra’s most sought after neighbourhoods. Boasting incomparable size, and recognised for its quality of design and premium appeal. Opportunities are rare to join this prestigious neighbourhood and are now limited, with a small selection of the last of its kind being made available on Saturday 3 June.
We are pleased to announce the upcoming release of Stage 7 A in The Ridge at Vista Park – Wongawilli, with a small selection of home sites available on Saturday 3 June 2017.
May will see the beginning of the end for The Grove and The Ridge in Vista Park with both communities commencing their final releases.
Starting in The Grove with Stage 4A, a limited number of home sites and House & Land Packages will be available on Saturday 13 May.
April has been a much better month than the last! The weather finally broke and allowed some great progress for both the Ridge and the Grove and we all enjoyed a 4 day weekend over the Easter break, we hope everyone is feeling as refreshed as we are.
March has been quite a wet month which isn't ideal for construction however the drainage swales at The Ridge have certainly had a good workout.
At The Ridge Stage 6, electrical works have been completed while sewer reticulation has commenced. We expect to complete the earthworks and commence roadworks once the weather improves
Did you get the hint from our February News? As we mentioned last month, we will be showcasing Vista Park with some new technologies so you can really See the Difference. From today, you can now see Vista Park in a way like never before - in full 360!
Despite a mixed month of weather ranging from intense heat to heavy down pours, we’ve had some exciting progress in the month of February.
Starting at The Grove, we’ve seen a lot of home sites spring up on Stage 1 while Stage 2 is completely sold out and awaiting registration which is expected any day now…
At Vista Park we want to make your experience to be enjoyable as possible, and throughout 2017 we are going to make it more pleasurable than ever. Buying a home site and building your dream home may not happen often in life, so let’s make it fun and memorable!
It’s a new year and work has started up again with the project team returning to Vista Park following a good holiday break.
Construction on Stage 3 and 4 of The Grove have continued with most of the bulk earthworks complete and now gearing up for the services to start being laid.
With a fantastic 2016 complete we are now planning and preparing for an even bigger year in 2017.
Kicking off with what’s to come, we will soon be seeing our first ever residents moving into their dream homes.
As the holiday season approaches that can only mean one thing, the year is wrapping up.
This year saw The Grove Stage 1 and 2 finished, with Stage 3 and 4 well underway.
What an end to a fantastic year at Vista Park, with 3 Sales Releases over the last 2 months to finish off, and plenty of thrilled new residents claiming their home sites throughout The Ridge and Grove.
Sheargold is pleased to announce the upcoming release of Stage 3 in The Grove at Vista Park, with only 21 home sites available on Saturday 26 November 2016.
As Spring draws to a close Vista Park seems to spring to life! Summer is just around the corner and with it comes the beautiful hot sunny weather that’s perfect for construction.
After all of the home sites in Stage 2 of The Grove were secured over the Sales Release back in August, our development team have been working hard to make available more home sites in The Grove.
October is here, and with that comes another month’s progress at Vista Park!
The Grove is taking shape with construction underway on all our remaining stages.
Sheargold is pleased to announce the exclusive upcoming release of Stage 3 Parkview, a limited and premium offering in “The Grove” at Vista Park – Wongawilli, with only 6 home sites available on Saturday 29 October 2016.
Our residents up on The Ridge from Stages 3 and 4 recently got together with Vista Park playing host to the well-received Meet Your Neighbours event. Big thanks to all of the residents, their families and friends for coming along.
It’s a new season and with it a new Development Manager! Spring has sprung and Vista Park is looking greener than ever. The weather is warmer and dryer making great conditions for construction to progress in leaps and bounds.
It's great to see the sun out this week after quite a few wet days slowing us down recently.
The Grove Stage 2 is the newest stage under construction with bulk earthworks and topsoil already completed on the home sites.
Saturday 6 August saw the release of Stage 2 in The Grove at Vista Park with all 20 home sites in the stage selling out completely.
To celebrate the successful launch of The Grove at Vista Park, its developer Sheargold are giving you the chance to win 1 of 3 major prize packs!
After a wet start to the month, Stage 2 of The Grove has dried out and our civil contractors, Glennos Constructions, are back in to preparing the bulk earthworks and laying the pipe for sewer.
Sheargold is pleased to announce the upcoming release of Stage 2 in The Grove at Vista Park, with only 20 home sites available on Saturday 6 August 2016.
The Ridge Stage 4 and The Grove Stage 1 are lodged for registration!
This month we're pleased to announce that the latest stages of Vista Park have been lodged for registration with the Land Titles Office.
Preparations are well underway for Stage 2 with House and Land Packages being put together for new residents as we speak. We have partnered with select builders to provide quality design to the community whilst adhering to exceptionally high levels of environmentally considerate construction.
Thinking of calling Vista Park home but wondering what life would be like living here?
Experience what your day could look life with A Day in the Life (link). Over the next few months we will explore what your lifestyle could look like in the community of Vista Park.
May is the month of construction completions!
If you visit Vista Park in the next few weeks you'll notice that each precinct is looking fantastic with the construction completion of Stage 4 The Ridge and Stage 1 The Grove home sites.
We are pleased to report that Stage 1 of The Grove is in its final stages of construction this month despite losing a few days to wet weather. April will see finishing touches to the roads and land parcels as well as the bio-retention basin ready to be planted by our landscaping team.
Looking for House and Land Packages? Look no further and make your move into Vista Park easy and affordable. We have partnered with some of the region’s best builders to provide you with exclusive packages.
To celebrate the successful launch of The Ridge - Vista Park, Sheargold is giving you the opportunity to win a John Deere D110 AND Kids Pedal Powered matching Ride On Mower!
Just like clockwork. Vista Park is seeing our first round of future residents receiving full ownership of their future home sites with new home designs already being approved by the Vista Park Design Review Panel and on their way to council. These homes pay tribute to the history of Wongawilli whilst at the forefront of technology through environmentally driven design.
The Grove is making good progress towards completion with services installed and asphalt expected in the next two weeks. This will complete our new roads Bankbook Drive, Schoolyard Place, and Godson Way for our purchasers.
Construction underway for Stage 4 and 5 of The Ridge!
The New Year has started quickly with the construction of two new stages adding to The Ridge precinct. Stage 4 has very little work to finish before being completed with NBN and electrical already installed and sewer and water underway. We hope that construction will be completed in the next two months.
Rounding out the successful and much anticipated Stage 1 release in The Grove late last year, the upcoming Parkview release will feature only 7 of the best home sites at The Grove. These premium positions are directly opposite the future Bankbook Park, which is set to be an attraction of its own, as well as boasting dramatic views of the Illawarra Escarpment.
The much anticipated Stage 1 release within The Grove is in full swing with a number of home sites already quickly acquired by eagerly awaiting future residents. These beautifully presented sites, soon ready for new homes, capture the history and heritage of the area
So we’re fast approaching the holiday season but construction is still heading at full speed to keep to completion dates in the New Year.
The aerial photography introduced by the new drone shows the layout of The Grove Stage 1 taking shape.
This month we have seen the landscape works completed on The Ridge Stage 3 and our Vista Park estate signs.
The much anticipated Stage 1 release within The Grove is fast approaching with a Sales Release Event set for Saturday 5 December at 9am.
Construction is continuing on the Grove Stage 1 this month with bulk earthworks and road platforms nearing completion.
These home sites have a very flat profile and will be perfect for slab on ground homes when the home sites are registered next year.
With the end of the year drawing near it’s all systems go to race the clock with Sheargold set to release Stage 4 of The Ridge on Saturday 7 November, and Stage 1 of The Grove being released shortly after.
Sheargold have the great pleasure to announce that the long awaited sales process has now officially begun, with a number of lots within The Ridge Stage 3 being sold over the weekend.
In a market that continues to set new records, Sheargold decided to buck the trend and opt for a Ballot sales process.
Construction has commenced on our first stage of the Grove precinct. This stage includes three new roads with a bio-retention basin on the southern bank of our creek line across from our recently completed Ridge Stage 3.
Works are complete! I’m pleased to announce that construction and landscape works will be complete this week for our latest release of The Ridge precinct, the area characterised by wide creek corridors and wetlands, The Ridge Stage 3.
Sheargold have the great pleasure to announce that the Heritage Listed Coral Vale Homestead is now open as our dedicated Sales and Information Centre and we would like to invite you to come in for a visit
Throughout June construction has made great headway to completion with the roads of The Ridge accepting asphalt and landscape planting fully underway. These top dressing items have improved the presentation of the site and will give the landscape works a chance to settle in before we place the lots on the market in the coming weeks!
Heritage listed Coral Vale Homestead, having undergone full restoration, is now gearing up for its new life as the Vista Park Sales and Information Centre with the internal fit out and the external landscaping works nearing completion.
The bridge deck is coming together this month with beams now installed. The picture above shows the 160 tonne crane used to lift each beam into place.
The application Construction Certificate (CC) for The Grove, Vista Park was lodged on 7 May 2015 and we expect to receive the approval to commence construction within 6 to 8 weeks.
In response to one of the most frequent questions we have been receiving recently we are pleased to announce the sales method for the very first release of lots at The Ridge.