News and Updates
June 2021 – Baléine Point Lookout Construction Commences
Award winning builder Vantage Australia has been appointed to build EkkoPoint’s long-awaited Baléine project in the heart of Point Lookout on North Stradbroke Island. Baléine is French for “whale”, and the project features four free-standing beach houses all with ocean views. Point Lookout is a trendy beachside hideaway for discerning beach lovers. Accessible only by ferry, Point Lookout is famous for whale sightings, relaxed beach lifestyle and the charm of a secluded remote hideaway only 1 hour from Brisbane. Baléine’s houses are in the old part of town, not far from “Bob’s Shop” and have been redesigned by renowned Straddie’ architect and resident Justin O’Neill. The project’s four houses all feature bunk rooms, two car accommodation, ocean views, modern fittings and ‘after beach’ rooms for wash down and clean up after a day enjoying the beach. Vantage will commence on site in June 2021 and focus on the Huntington and Cottesloe Beach houses, both of which are pre-sold. With only one lot remaining for sale in the estate, discerning buyers eagerly await the release of the Barrenjoey Beach House, the last bespoke beach residence available in the project.
June 2021 – Edenbridge Construction Nears Completion
As Edenbridge, EkkoPoint’s prestige Bridgeman Downs Estate at 229 Graham Road Bridgeman Downs approaches completion, buyer interest is soaring. With only a handful of lots not yet spoken for, construction of the estate, independently rated as the best located subdivision in the suburb, is nearly finished with only minor earthworks, landscape and handover remaining to be completed. The 27-lot marquee land subdivision features large north-facing lots with district views and quiet neighbourhood streets that will integrate seamlessly into the surrounding suburbs and form an important community once dwellings are completed. Construction of the majority of houses will be completed by award winning builder Plantation Homes, assuring the estate will have a coordinated streetscape and complimentary building architecture similar to that produced in the last EkkoPoint-Plantation collaboration at Mulberry Place (Kansas Street, Bridgeman Downs).
May 2021 – Sanctum 2 Release
Following the sell-out of Stage 1 of Ekko Point’s 180-lot Sanctum subdivision in Lawnton, EkkoPoint has released Stage 2 of the estate to be known as Sanctum 2. Sales have been primarily driven by owner-occupiers and in particular first home buyers seeking to take advantage of the affordable amenity offered by Sanctum. With a 25ha park opposite and adjoining the Bob McDonald Nature Reserve, Sanctum is truly a haven yet only 20km from the CBD and 900m to Lawnton Railway Station. The project is also ideally located less than 2km from the newly opened Petrie Campus of the Sunshine Coast University which is set to create a vibrant urban hub. With free-standing houses from $414,950, Sanctum is ideal for families, down-sizers and investors keen to benefit from the usual lifestyle benefits and capital appreciation experienced in university precincts.
April 2021 – Sanctum Stage 1 Sell-Out
EkkoPoint’s successful Sanctum Estate in Lawnton in Brisbane’s leafy northern suburbs has sold out Stage 1 with nearly all lots sold to local owner-occupier buyers who chose Sanctum as their preferred home. Given that the 25Ha Les Hughes Sports Complex is directly opposite the estate and that the Bob McDonald Nature Reserve bounds the estates northern edge, yet with Lawnton Railway Station only 900m from the site, Sanctum represents a confluence of urban life and natural open spaces. Only 20km from Brisbane’s CBD and with the University of Southern Queensland only 2km away with the amenity of the Strathpine retail centre and the employment hub of Brendale make Lawnton an ideal location for families, downsizers and first home buyers. Future stages of the estate will be released in the coming months allowing more buying opportunities to ensure discerning buyers do not miss out.
January 2021 – Kings Row Construction Commences
Kings Row, EkkoPoint’s boutique Caboolture subdivision recently commenced civil construction works. Award-winning contractor Vantage Australia has been appointed and will complete works by June 2021. The 7-lot estate has level lots, most with park frontage and secluded access ensuring privacy from King Street. The site at 334-336 King Street has direct park access and is only 200m across parkland to the Caboolture Golf Club. The project will also feature two existing residences to be recycled and resold. The new houses all have park views, gates to the park and form part of a small body corporate to ensure insurance and other costs can be shared and minimised.
November 2020 – Mulberry Place
EkkoPoint’s highly successful Mulberry Place estate in Bridgeman Downs is almost built out with only a couple of blocks remaining vacant or not yet built and occupied. The estate is some 15km from Brisbane’s CBD and features large state-of-the-art homes on generous lot sizes. The project has achieved an excellent presentation thanks to coordinated efforts by the builder, Plantation Homes, to ensure all designs were coordinated and sympathetic to each other and to the overall ambiance of the new neighbourhood. The estate’s main road, Kansas Street, has quickly become one of Bridgeman Downs most sought after addresses and the estates new residents are enjoying their new Plantation homes.
September 2020 – Edenbridge Construction Commencement
EkkoPoint’s latest Bridgeman Downs project, Edenbridge, is due to commence construction prior to Christmas. The project comprises twenty-seven residential lots atop a north facing hilltop on Graham Road, Bridgeman Downs and adjoins the successful Lomandra Park development. All lots are level, fully serviced including town gas for the Masterchef of the family and are ready-to-build. All lots have the advantage of the hillside location and the flat lots range in size from 450m2 to 754m2 and are priced from $450,000. Edenbridge will become an exclusive enclave for the discerning buyer and it’s expected the land availability will be limited with buyers already committing to the estate.
August 2020 – First Resident moves in to Sanctum
EkkoPoint’s Sanctum Estate at Lawnton in Brisbane has welcomed its first resident after the first home was completed and occupied in September 2020. The estate will eventually house 180 dwellings and become a vibrant family neighbourhood with the internal parks and adjoining 25Ha Les Hughes Sports Complex provided wide open spaces for families to enjoy. The estate is only 2km to the new Petrie university campus and only 900m to Lawnton Railway Station and has enjoys easy access to the M1 freeway, the Strathpine retail heart, the Brendale industrial estates and the Brisbane Airport.
May 2020 – Mulberry Place Nearly Built Out
Only 18 months after issuance of titles, Ekko Point’s Mulberry Place Estate on Kansas Street, Bridgeman Downs, has house being built or completed on nearly every lot. Testimony to the quality of the development and first class location the rapid building program is also undoubtedly strong testimony to the skill and quality of Plantation Homes, the exclusive builder on the master planned estate. Mulberry Place features larger homes on larger lots with manicured private gardens and multiple car accommodation and is targeted to second home buyers, professionals and larger families. A second stage of the project is pre-planning and on-site display homes allow prospective purchasers the chance to experience the space, quality and ambiance of Plantations award winning designs.
April 2020 – Sanctum First House
The first house at Sanctum is well underway and will soon accommodate the first lucky residents in Stage 1 of Ekko Point’s 180-lot subdivision in Lawnton. WIth a 25Ha park opposite and adjoining the Bob McDonald Nature Reserve Sanctum is truly a haven yet only 20km for them CBD and 900m to Lawnton Railway Station. The project is also ideally located to the nearby newly opened Petrie Campus of the Sunshine Coast University which is set to create a vibrant urban hub. With free-standing houses from $379,950, Sanctum is ideal for families, down-sizers and investors keen to benefit from the usual lifestyle benefits and capital appreciation experienced in university precincts.
February 2020 – Sanctum Titles Issue
Titles have issued for Sanctum Stage 1, part of EkkoPoint’s 180-lot subdivision in Lawnton, part of Brisbane’s leafy northern suburbs. The estate features free-standing house and land packages from $399,950 through to more than $500,000 and represents a unique opportunity to purchase in a an infill area already serviced by Lawnton railway station; the established Strathpine Regional Retail centre and the strong employment generator of the Bray Park Industrial Precinct. Importantly the first students at the new Sunshine Coast University Petrie Campus start this month and the suburbs surrounding, including Lawnton will become a university precinct.
December 2019 – Graham Road settles
EkkoPoint recently purchased a 1.2Ha site on Graham Rd in Brisbane’s luxury northern suburb of Bridgeman Downs. The elevated site is north-facing and with Development Approval already issued for 27 large house lots the project will commence construction in mid-2020. Prices have yet to be released but vacant blocks will range from $440,000 with house and land packages expected from $775,000.
December 2019 – Arenna Beach Houses Released
The Arenna Beach Houses at Casuarina on the northern coast of NSW have been released for sale. Only 100m to the sand these houses are priced from $849,000. The project comprises mainly free-standing beach houses featuring internal courtyards with a pool opening into the open plan kitchen and living space. All houses feature two car accommodation and will experience the sights and sounds and smell of ocean side living.
November 2019 – Sanctum Construction Complete
Construction is now complete of stage 1 of the 180-lot Sanctum project at Lawnton, a suburb in Brisbane’s leafy northern suburbs, 20km from the CBD and 900m to Lawnton Railway Station. As the new Sunshine Coast University Petrie Campus approaches completion and the welcome of its first student for first semester 2020, the surrounding suburbs are set to become a university precinct. Sanctum’s Stage 1 land release of 34 lots is now available and with house and land packages from $399,950 for free-standing houses, Sanctum represents the best value in the local catchment.
August 2019 – Baleine Launch
The exciting Baleine project has launched. French for “whale”, Baleine features 4 free-standing beach houses all with ocean views in the heart of Point Lookout on North Stradboke Island. Point Lookout is a trendy beachside hideaway for discerning beach lovers. Accessible only by ferry, Point Lookout is famous for whale sightings, relaxed beach lifestyle and the charm of a secluded remote hideaway only 1 hour from Brisbane. Baleine’s houses are in the old part of town, not far from “Bob’s Shop” and have been designed by renowned ‘straddie’ architect Paul Butterworth. The project’s four houses all feature bunk rooms, two car accommodation, ocean views, modern fittings and ‘after beach’ rooms for wash down and clean up after a day enjoying the beach.
March 2019 – Mulberry Place titles issue:
Titles have issued on EkkoPoint’s Mulberry Place estate on Kansas Avenue at Bridgeman Downs. Already sold out this outstanding estate features large lots surrounded by natural bushland with easy access to major roads, local shopping and recreation facilities. The estate’s 50 lots are levelled and ready for house construction with the first houses due for completion prior to Christmas.
February 2019 – Sanctum Construction Commences
Construction has commenced on stage 1 of EkkoPoint’s 180 lot Sanctum project at Lawnton, 20km north of the Brisbane CBD. Only 900m to Lawnton railway station and opposite the sprawling 25Ha Les Hughes sporting complex, Sanctum represents the best value entry into the burgeoning Petrie University Campus precinct with Sanctum being the closest estate to the new university campus. University suburbs always prosper and with entry price from $399,950 for free-standing house and land packages, Sanctum is sure to provide excellent housing opportunities for all buyers. The internal pocket park with children’s play equipment and BBQ tables means Sanctum is ideally suited to families and first home buyers.