McLen­nan – where town meets coun­try

Central Leader - - OUT & ABOUT -

A new com­mu­nity is tak­ing shape on land that was once part of the Pa­pakura Army Camp and it is of­fer­ing first home buy­ers a chance to get on the prop­erty lad­der.

McLen­nan is a new com­mu­ni­ty­fo­cused de­vel­op­ment be­ing built be­tween the open spa­ces and recre­ational parks of Pa­pakura and Takanini.

Meet­ing the de­mand for qual­ity, af­ford­able hous­ing in Auck­land’s thriv­ing south east, McLen­nan will even­tu­ally fea­ture more than 550 ar­chi­tec­turally-de­signed homes, ex­pertly master planned to cre­ate a thriv­ing neigh­bour­hood.

McLen­nan fea­tures a range of homes that have been de­signed to at­tract a mix of fam­i­lies to the com­mu­nity. Sizes range from two to five bed­room homes, avail­able in du­plex, stand-alone, sin­gle or dou­ble storey de­signs.

Vari­a­tions in size, de­sign, type, ma­te­ri­als and colour will not only cater for a wide mix of fam­ily sizes and bud­gets, but cre­ate an ar­chi­tec­turally ap­peal­ing en­vi­ron­ment.

Com­bin­ing sus­tain­able, en­er­gy­ef­fi­cient de­sign with a fo­cus on neigh­bour­hood in­ter­ac­tion, McLen­nan is not just where Pa­pakura meets Takanini – it’s where town meets coun­try and where life meets leisure.

Stage 1D at McLen­nan is be­ing sold now and com­prises:

15 x four-bed­room ter­raced town­houses

2 x five-bed­room homes

These are all turn-key con­struc­tions where buy­ers pay a 10 per cent de­posit up front and then noth­ing more un­til the home is com­pleted and ti­tle and Coun­cil Code Com­pli­ance is is­sued.

The four-bed­room ter­raced town­houses are priced from $695,000 and the five-bed­room de­sign from $865,000.

All homes come com­plete and in­clude F&P ap­pli­ances and a heat pump. They each have ei­ther north or north-west fac­ing out­door spa­ces to make the most of nat­u­ral light and heat. They all share the same at­ten­tion to de­tail and qual­ity, and are dou­ble-glazed and in­su­lated to en­sure max­i­mum en­ergy ef­fi­ciency.

McLen­nan homes will be lo­cated around land­scaped laneways and small ‘pocket’ parks which will not only pro­vide ac­cess to green space and safe play ar­eas for chil­dren, but also en­hance the walk­ways that con­nect the wider neigh­bour­hood.

McLen­nan fea­tures a range of homes that have been de­signed to at­tract a mix of fam­i­lies to the com­mu­nity. Bar­foot & Thompson agent Kevin Cop­pins says 60 houses have al­ready been sold in Stage One, mainly to owner oc­cu­piers, with the av­er­age age group buy­ing them be­ing 25 to 35 years.

To cre­ate more op­por­tu­ni­ties for first home buy­ers, Stage 1D in­cludes four Homes­tart homes, avail­able to pur­chasers who qual­ify un­der the Gov­ern­ment’s HomeS­tart grant.

With a wide range of sizes, floor plans and de­signs, there is sure to be a home at McLen­nan that suits you and your fam­ily.

To find out more visit the web­site bar­foot.co.nz/mclen­nan­homes or the sales of­fice on the cor­ner of Lib­er­a­tion Road and Swamp Kauri Grove, Pa­pakura, (off Wal­ters Road, Takanini) on Wed­nes­day: 3pm – 5.30pm and Sat­ur­day and Sun­day: 10am – 12pm. Phone Kevin Cop­pins for an ap­point­ment on 021 047 4111 or email k.cop­pins@bar­foot.co.nz; or phone Chris Gran­tham on 027 496 0959.

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