With champagne flowing and the sun setting over Moreton Bay, the first customers of Newport Retirement Living enjoyed the very first look of the Newport Clubhouse.
Future residents of Stockland’s Newport Retirement Living on the Redcliffe Peninsula have been given a sneak peek of the exciting new community’s exclusive $5 million clubhouse, which offers a resort-style venue for entertaining along with sweeping water views.
The contemporary, architecturally-designed clubhouse, spanning 650 square metres over two levels, was opened at a special ceremony on Saturday, 20 July, attended by more than 200 guests including the first residents keen to explore their new home.
Pauline Barton, Stockland Regional Development Manager, said the completion of the clubhouse was a major milestone for Newport Retirement Living, showcasing the laid-back atmosphere complete with stunning sunset views over water redefining retirement living on the Peninsula.
“We want to make our residents feel as if they’re at a holiday resort as well as being completely at home in the beautiful surroundings, with numerous places to entertain family and friends and enjoy an active lifestyle,’’ Ms Barton said.
The clubhouse is located across the road from Newport’s centrepiece 22-hectare lake along with the newly opened state-of-art Spinnaker Park, as well being close to Newport’s future town centre and marina.
The clubhouse offers two bars as well as a large lounge and kitchen and integrates seamlessly with a gym, library and billiards room. It also allows easy access to an outdoor entertainment area and pool set amongst central tropical gardens.
Graham Nottle, Practice Director of Arkhefield architects and interior designers, said the clubhouse, with a large undercover balcony garnering uninterrupted views of the water and horizon as well as sea breezes, had been designed to provide residents with maximum connection to the local surroundings.
“We take the view that the well-being of people of all ages is enhanced by a connection to the environment, with the position of the clubhouse adjacent to the lake and parkland celebrating the quintessential Queensland lifestyle,’’ Mr Nottle said.
Final fit-outs of the 125 apartments in Newport Retirement Living are now taking place, with a grand opening anticipated in spring. Two-bedroom apartments with a study and two bathrooms are priced from only $399,000 while three-bedroom apartments start at $524,000.
Ms Barton said that now was a great time to visit the display suite at the Newport Sales and Information Centre, offering families a look at the exciting modern spaces as well as the level of finishes.
Newport is located on the northern end of Redcliffe Peninsula, 36 kilometres from Brisbane CBD, and is minutes from Kippa-Ring railway station with easy access to schools, shops, health facilities, public transport and beaches.