A publication by Halcyon
February 201 2011 3 January
OPEN DAY Saturday 2 March Take a ‘tradies tour’ sneak preview of our new Rec Club
Five display homes open to view Come along to the Open Day on Saturday
time ever along with four other homes
2 March and take a ‘tradies tour’ sneak
in our display village. Refreshments will be
preview through the new multi-million
provided on the day so bring your friends
dollar Recreation Club as it closes in on
and family and discover for yourself why
completion. Our new 290m
life begins at Halcyon.
display home, featuring a three car garage Boat House display open for the first time
will be open for inspection for the first
Contact the Sales Centre on 1800 050 050.
First class by nature
Bli Bli takes centre stage
Nature’s Edge Sales Centre
Stage One full $18,000 HAF incentive still applies
Stage One almost gone... Stage Two coming soon Sales at Halcyon Landing have blitzed
management fee, has struck a major chord
Already the first impromptu street parties
the market with more than 90% of the
have taken place as the community begins to
8-Star energy efficient homes in the first stage
“Only nine homes remain in Stage One which
take shape along the banks of the Maroochy
sold since the project was launched less than
also signals the last nine opportunities to
River. Work on the multi-million dollar
a year ago. Project Director Chris Carley said
take advantage of the Federal Government’s
Recreation Precinct that will ultimately be the
he was thrilled by the record sales.
$18,000 Housing Affordability Fund (HAF)
social and sporting hub of the community is
“Halcyon Landing is currently the fastest
incentive,” he added.
ahead of schedule and due for completion in
selling over 50’s residential development
The community is growing rapidly now as
June. Such is the success of the 90% sell out
on the Sunshine Coast, which proves our
ten people a month are moving in to
of Stage One that plans for Stage Two have
unique financial model that features no exit
Halcyon Landing with Stage One expected
had to be moved forward and registrations of
fees, no stamp duty and a single fixed
to be fully complete by September this year.
interest now being taken.
NOW SELLING Buoyed
offer, you’re encouraged to act quickly
the first release of homes in the select
before they sell out completely. In
Nature’s Edge Precinct, Halcyon Landing
addition to location, Nature’s Edge II
is now selling the last remaining homes in
homes feature upgraded contemporary
Nature’s Edge II priced from $532,000.
elevations, Miele appliances and high
Just a handful of these limited edition
ceilings as standard inclusions which
homes still remain for sale, so if you want
has enhanced their appeal. For more
to enjoy a perfect north eastern treed
information contact the Sales Centre on
outlook with the best that nature has to
1800 050 050.
Life begins at Halcyon
The shifting Sands Like Sands through the hourglass, so are the Halcyon days of our lives The road to paradise for Graham and Pam
Halcyon Parks and recommended we take
Sands began in Melbourne in 1988 with a
a look, I loved it immediately but Graham
caravan and a dream to reach Cairns. Along
wouldn’t have a bar of it initially…he wanted
the way, stops included Ballarat, Caloundra
his shed,” she said.
and a stint house sitting for friends in
A short time later after a little gentle pressure
Graham and Pam Sands
Montville, before Graham coaxed Pam into
from Pam, one afternoon Graham finally
about listing their home at Halcyon Parks,
settling on acreage at Maleny.
cracked. “Bugger it, if you want to live there
which sold within three days and included
Their new dream home in the Hinterland
then I’m all for it!” he said.
a handsome capital gain. The Sands would
came with stunning views to Moreton Island
For the Sands, this was something new and
soon shift again!
and tropical fruits trees in abundance. As for
exciting. “We both love the beach and we
The excited couple are now counting down
Cairns, they never quite made it there after
knew we could travel and come back home
the days until their new home at Bli Bli is
falling in love with the Sunshine Coast.
and everything would be how we left it,” said
completed. “We’re really looking forward
The self-professed travellers spent many
Pam. What followed for the sociable couple
to moving in,” said Pam. “Were also looking
wonderful years at Maleny, continuing their
was several years of attending impromptu
forward to things like kayaking, maybe some
annual migration south towing the caravan
street parties, regular get togethers at the
fishing, meeting our new neighbours, heading
for holidays to catch up with close friends
Rec Club with friends for bowls, zumba,
out together for dinner and a night out and
in Ballarat. Life on acreage however comes
aqua aerobics, the gym and parties as well as
drinks at the Rec Club…We can’t wait!” she
at a price and Graham was tiring of the
travelling, enjoying life. Graham could even
constant maintenance and upkeep of the
visit the community’s ‘Men’s Shed’ anytime
Soon their address will be different but all
idyllic property. “All I did was spend time
“I lived at Halcyon Parks for
the qualities that they enjoyed while living at
on the ride-on mower,” he said. The final
six years and never found a reason to think
Halcyon Parks will remain the same. Brilliant
proverbial straw broke after returning home
about moving,” said Graham. That was until
neighbours and friends, fun, facilities, security,
from a holiday.
he started entertaining the idea of moving a
nature and space with somewhere to store
“We were coming up the street, feeling great
little further north to Halcyon’s latest lifestyle
the new motor home.
after our trip away and we see that a tree
community at Bli Bli. Once again it was
Does the story end here? Who knows,
had collapsed onto the shade house and
Graham’s turn to sell the idea to Pam, after
with more Halcyon communities planned
demolished it… I literally spat the dummy,”
all she loved living at Halcyon Parks.
in locations along the Queensland coastline,
said Graham. By then it was 2006 and it
It wasn’t long until Pam finally came on board
maybe the Sands might just make it to Cairns
was Pam’s turn to shine. “A friend had seen
about the next move. The Sands then set
one day in the future after all!
Welcome to our new Sales Centre We’ve moved out of the old office at the roundabout to our new premises at the entrance to Halcyon Landing on Waigani Street. Pop in and say hello and while you are there, enjoy a cuppa out on the deck that overlooks the entire community. The Sales Centre is open Monday to Saturday. 3
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Look up in the sky it’s…
Bli Bli takes centre stage Never before has Bli Bli been the focus
will span 3,150sqm of retail and commercial
of so much attention with a staggering
space and will include a Supa IGA store,
$550 million worth of development currently
the award winning Bli Bli Butchery, new and
being pumped into projects in the region.
larger shops as well as more medical and
Residential developments like Cutters Ridge,
retail outlets with upgraded parking for 154
Park Lakes and Halcyon Landing’s over 50’s
lifestyle community are all part of the boost
Other major projects include the completion
to the local economy.
with one existing Halcyon home owner
of the Sunshine Coast Council’s $3 million
even commenting, “Every time I see the
A $6 million redevelopment of the bustling
upgrade of Muller Park and the new $40
ad I want to buy here all over again!”
River Markets Shopping Centre is speeding
million Horton Park Clubhouse and 27 hole
ahead and is set to energise the commercial
golf course designed by Graham Marsh, that
heart in Bli Bli. Ultimately the redevelopment
is currently under construction.
Halcyon’s new high flying corporate television commercial has set tongues wagging after making its debut recently on Brisbane and Sunshine Coast television during the Australian Open Tennis. So far the feedback has been extremely positive
Certainty returns to the market place
A market commentary by Brett Graham - Ray White If 2012 can be remembered for anything it
should be remembered for the year that
place your property on the market then you
property prices stopped falling. While this
can do so with confidence that a sale will be
does not mean in any sense of the word that
achieved in less than 50 days.
If you are serious about selling and do
prices will now begin a rapid rise – at least
Don’t forget to ask about our 8-Star energy rating.
Ph 1800 050 050 If you’re interested in living at Halcyon’s latest lifestyle community at Bli Bli on the Sunshine Coast, visit the website at
Life beginsatHalcyon.com.au or phone 1800 050 050 and speak to Adrian.
the fall in property values has abated and we are back to a normal cycle. If 2013 will be known for anything, it will become known as a ‘fair’ market both for
Halcyon Landing 27 Waigani Street, Bli Bli Qld 4560 Freecall 1800 050 050
buyers and sellers. With more stability in prices and a return of confidence in the mind
Halcyon Parks 42 Meridan Way, Caloundra Qld 4551 Freecall 1800 007 280
of the buyers, 2013 will show us all that. 1) If you intend to buy, you will have a wide buy with confidence that your new property will hold value and slowly begin to increase in the coming years.
Brett Graham - Director Ray White Buderim, Mooloolaba, Mountain Creek & Maroochydore
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variety of property to look at and you can