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The Peppercorn Hill community continues to grow as land sales and construction works show no sign of slowing! Here's our latest wrap-up of the current works on site and site footage.
Peppercorn Park is complete and will soon open to the public following a lawn and plants establishment period through to the end of Winter. Our residents will soon be able to enjoy the views from the 3 towers, a slide, race around the scooter track and shoot some hoops on the basketball court, not to mention the open green space and kids play area.
Hillview Drive / Donnybrook Road - Major Intersection Works:
The Hillview Drive / Donnybrook Road signalised intersection commenced construction in January 2021. Works on the Northern side are largely complete with concrete and asphalting works commencing in the coming weeks. Works will soon shift to the Southern side of the intersection. It is expected that this intersection will be open to the public in early 2022.
Stages 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6:
These stages are now complete with settlements having taken place and the construction of many new homes well underway.
Stage 7 construction is now complete with settlements underway and construction of the first houses also underway.
Stages 8 and 9:
Stages 8 and 9 commenced construction in January 2021. Current works-in-progress include concrete footpaths after recently completing kerb and channel and electrical works. We anticipate titles to be issued in the first quarter of 2022.
Stage 10 commenced construction in April 2021. Current works-in-progress include road boxing. Kerb and channel and electrical works will commence in the coming weeks. We anticipate titles to be issued between February and April 2022.
Stage 11 commenced construction in June 2021.Current works-in-progress include bulk earth works, drainage and watermain works. We anticipate titles to be issued between February and April 2022.
Stage 11A commenced construction in July 2021. Current works-in-progress include bulk earth works. We anticipate titles to be issued between April 2022 and June 2022.
Stage 12 works have been awarded to the civil contractor and works will be commencing on site soon.
The Stage 13 tender has been received and works will commence on site soon.
Stages 14 and 15:
Stages 14 and 15 have been tendered and are on track to commence construction within the next two and three months respectively.
Construction of Peppercorn Hill's first park, Peppercorn Park, is in full swing with the recent installation of the three main towers and slide that form the main focal point of the park. In addition to this, the park will feature a basketball court, seating and open space. The park is expected to be finished in May 2021 and open to the public mid-2021, ready for our first residents to enjoy.
Hillview Drive / Donnybrook Road Major Intersection
Kade Friedberger, Peppercorn Hill Senior Project Manager, explains what happens once you buy your lot and before your title issues, and also how residential land developments come to life.
Ever wondered about how residential estates come to life? Or what actually happens between the time you purchase your lot off a plan until your title finally issues? Well, we thought we’d ask an expert to provide some answers to these questions and more.
Many lots continue to title across stages 1-6 have now titled in Peppercorn Hill, and we are thrilled to welcome our new residents and reach this important community milestone!
Settlements continue strongly across all stages meaning Peppercorn Hill will be an exciting hive of construction activity this year. Sales activity is also currently very strong with new buyers to the area choosing Peppercorn Hill to secure their dream block of land for delivery in 2021-2022.
What can we expect to see at Peppercorn Hill in 2021?
What are design guidelines and why do I need them?
So, you have decided to purchase vacant land and build your new home at Dennis Family Corporations’ Peppercorn Hill residential estate. Before you do, it’s really important to understand exactly what obligations, rules and restrictions you’ll have to work within.
The design of your new house will need to comply with DFC’s design guidelines for Peppercorn Hill. Why do we have design guidelines?