HUNTER VALLEY SPOTLIGHT – EVEN MORE REASONS TO BUILD YOUR VERY OWN ACREAGE
Now is a great time to experience an authentic country lifestyle and build your very own luxury acreage in the Hunter Valley. The region has easy access to modern facilities and city opportunities, it has many good size plots available at competitive land prices, and it is the home to agricultural icons, such as the nearby vineyards – and this is tranquil little piece of regional Australia is definitely on the up and up.
If you’re not sure what an acreage is feel free to contact us for a chat, but typically it is a single level home on land larger than an acre allowing for expansive, relaxed designs, full of the luxury inclusions you just couldn’t fit on an inner city block. This includes a gourmet kitchen with butler’s pantry, his and hers walk-in robes, triple garage, additional workshop, very generous living and private spaces, and so much more. Most importantly, it’s not just picking one or two of these either, it is enjoying the whole suit of spacious extras!
If you’re keen on building a luxurious country retreat with all the acreage property must-haves mentioned above, you might then be asking, why is the Hunter Valley such a standout option for building in regional Australia? Well, the Hunter Valley is continuing to show strong developmental potential through the extensive planning and vision of developers and the Local Council. Current developments are supporting existing industries thriving in the area, such as mining, agriculture, hospitality, and tourism, as well as working to create solid infrastructure, providing employment opportunities through the building of new schools, shopping districts and recreational facilities.
While you may want to escape to your own private acreage hideaway and not worry about surrounding progress, it will no doubt be
comforting to know the Hunter Valley is a solid financial investment. Projects like The Levee in Maitland nearing completion, Huntlee the brand new town just outside of Branxton selling early stages, and the recent sale of the expansive Anvil Creek site which is tipped to include a golf course, amphitheatre and further residential opportunities, is creating a lot of interest in the property market.
The recent spike in interest is also partially thanks to the recent upgrade of major arterial roads, in particular the Hunter Expressway. Getting in and out of the area is quicker and easier than ever with Newcastle less than an hour away. Plus, as more attention has been drawn into the growing population, so too is the focus on ensuring public transport also keeps up – which is usually a good sign for future proofing an investment.
The only downside to all of this amazing news about the Hunter Valley’s bright future, is the word is getting out and more people are wanting to build there. As you probably know, when it comes to property markets increased popularity means prices may soon be driven up too – as well as the most spacious or most secluded blocks get a little harder to come by. The great news for prospective acreage builders, however, is that land prices are still very competitive, especially when compared to nearby Newcastle and there are still many blocks available that are perfect for an acreage build. Now is the time to act.
A great starting point for anyone interested in building a new home in the Hunter Valley, and you’re still deciding if an acreage build is best for you, is to take a look at our six featured acreage floor plans. This will give you clear and simple information about potential layouts, inclusions and the potential you will have for an amazing country lifestyle. Also, each design is fully customisable, which is particularly important so you can maximise the unique aspects of your specific block.
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