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April 26, 2019
A “house and land package” is when the developer (North Harbour) who is selling land, asks a builder to provide an example of one of their designs which would fit on a particular block which adheres to covenant and building regulations i.e. space either side of the front of the house and so on. The developer and builder then package the house design and the land together into a House and Land Package.
The aim of these house and land packages is to give buyers a clear idea of what is achievable with certain blocks and particular house designs. Our usual recommendation to new visitors to North Harbour is to first choose the type of house you would like and then return to the Sales and Information Centre to discuss available land for sale which will work with your choice of design. As we already know that house and land packages supplied by our builder partners work with our covenants and building requirements, choosing a house and land package can streamline and simplify this process, particularly if you are a first home buyer or have bought before but are now looking to build for the first time.
House packages come with a variety of inclusions from basic requirements up to marble benchtops and top of the range cookers. Each builder offers a range of different packages to suit a range of needs and budgets. To find out more about living at North Harbour click here to see our available house and land packages.
1 – 1000 Acres of Open Space and Parks: We differ from similarly sized southeast Queensland developments in that on completion we will offer a huge 1000 acres of open space and parklands (even larger than Central Park in New York) including environmental corridors, river access and a unique $3m Heritage Park with fishing platforms and canoe launches (currently under construction). This 1000 acres will include walking and bike tracks, lots of trees (over 60,000 have already been planted) and plenty of play equipment for young and older kids, BBQs, artworks and picnic areas as well as exercise equipment. By the end of 2019 we will have five parks open, including the Heritage Park.
2 – Amenities: The North Harbour community has its own fibre optic broadband network capable of speeds matching the fastest broadband in Australia* of up to 100Mb per second from a broad range of internet service providers. Each home has access to this highspeed broadband connection.
Each home also has access to reticulated gas and is within 325m of our 1,000 acres of parks, eco-corridors and open space.
3 – Heritage: The North Harbour site has a long and interesting heritage having gone through several incarnations over the years since it was first named Moray Fields in 1861 – a Cotton Farm, Sugar Plantation, Dairy Farm and Pine Plantation before being purchased by North Harbour in 2005. The Heritage Park which will showcase this area is currently in the final stages of construction and will open at the end of this year opening this unique area up to the public. To find out more about the Heritage Park click here.
4 – Location: North Harbour is a new development located approximately 15 minutes north of North Lakes on the Bruce Highway; we’re 35 minutes from the Sunshine Coast and 45 minutes from Brisbane CBD. Well located for easy access to the Bruce Highway, Morayfield and Burpengary train stations are just 10 minutes away and nearby North Lakes, Burpengary and Morayfield shopping centres, as well as Costco, Bunnings and IKEA are within easy reach.
5 – Burpengary East: Our semi-rural suburb of Burpengary East is an extremely popular suburb with new buyers for many reasons including location, value for money, amenities and heaps of recreational opportunities for a great lifestyle.
6 – Bite Markets: Every Friday and Saturday 4pm-10pm Bite Markets at North Harbour open its doors offering the perfect place to eat, drink, spend time with friends and family. Bite Markets is a brand-new food experience within our growing North Harbour community offering over 40 flavour makers, live entertainment and a children’s play zone. Located at Exit 150 off the Bruce Highway on Nolan Drive. Click here to find out more.
7 – Events: And it’s not just Bite, every weekend is packed at North Harbour!
North Harbour parkrun: 7am, every Saturday. Free 5km cross country run/ walk around the future Heritage Park.
Sunrise Yoga in the Park: 7am every Sunday. Free yoga class to suit all levels in Reflections Park.
8 – Community: So many people have fallen in love with and now live at North Harbour. Our community is growing, and North Harbour has grown into a warm and friendly place to call home.
9 – Café: As part of our community offering we have the North Harbour Café which is also open every weekend as well as Friday nights. The Café is located in the Sales Centre building next to a great kid’s playground.
10 – Coming up…And that’s not all! We have more to announce shortly, so watch this space and if you’re not already on our mailing list, please sign up for our email updates to make sure you’re the first to find out about our new projects.
North Harbour’s Sales and Information Centre & Display Village is open seven days a week, 10am-5pm. Located on the corner of Buckley Road and Fraser Drive in Burpengary East, our 33 home Display Village is a great one-stop-shop for house hunters, showcasing brand new designs from 17 of Australia’s best builders.
North Harbour is the winner of the UDIA Award for Best Residential Subdivision in Queensland and is EnviroDevelopment Accredited. To find out more about house and land packages at North Harbour please contact us and to keep up to date with the latest news and info, including our regular events, please sign up for our email updates and find us on Facebook and Instagram (@northharbourliving).
*Speed achieved on broadband depends on the package you purchase from your Internet Service Provider. Opticomm produces and maintains the fibre optic system. For more information on Opticomm and ISPs please visit https://www.opticomm.net.au/about-opticomm/