first_imgLendlease Communites Regional Development manager Simon Walker at the Elliott Springs display village. Picture: Evan MorganLENDLEASE  will officially open the display village at Elliot Springs today.The masterplanned community south of Townsville will eventually be home to as many as 26,000 people.Forty people have already moved in and 12 homes are under construction.The display village is a joint initiative by Lendlease and Master Builders Queensland showcasing 14 homes from 13 builders.Lendlease Communities regional development manager Simon Walker said the display village features the latest in home design.“The display village showcases Townsville living at its best with homes taking advantage of the sweeping views to the mountain ranges, the Bindal Ridge conservation zone and creek corridors,” he said.“Home buyers looking to build their dream home can preview a new land release on the day as well as compare designs, floor plans and lot sizes and ask questions about all aspects of purchasing and designing their new home.”Visitors will also be able to access the sales and information centre while local state and national builders featured in the village include: AP Williams and Co, Cougar Homes, Darryll Bogotto Constructions, Doble Homes, Fresh Homes, GJ Gardner Homes, Grady Homes, Martin Locke Homes, Michael Case Homes, Pro-View Homes, Ritzco Homes, Tropical Homes and Value Homes.More from news01:21Buyer demand explodes in Townsville’s 2019 flood-affected suburbs12 Sep 202001:21‘Giant surge’ in new home sales lifts Townsville property market10 Sep 2020The estate is expected to also spark commercial development in the area with retail, education and light industry already earmarked.The satellite community is a 40-year development project expected to be completed by 2056 and 30 per cent of the land area will be dedicated to open spaces such as parks and a conservation area. It will eventually have more than 10,000 homes spread out over 1609ha.Master Builders CEO, Grant Galvin said interest at Elliot Springs was mainly coming from owner occupiers who were enticed by the choice available and attention to detail of the builds.“These builders are constantly raising the bar and reaching new levels of success; the quality of these homes is second to none,” he said. “And being local business owners who are part of the community, these builders have designed homes with local knowledge in mind, to ensure they work for the climate and lifestyle of the Townsville region.”To celebrate the opening of the display village there will be a Summer Street Party today from 10am to 1pm with free face painting, snow cones, coffee, sausage sizzle and frozen yoghurt stand.The display village will be open weekly Friday to Tuesday from 10am-5pm.last_img

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