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January 2020 | Events & Local Area

Iona College Opens

In just a few short years, Geelong’s newest suburb of Armstrong Creek has transformed from grassy paddocks to a thriving community, including the development and opening of some fantastic new schools just a short hop, skip and jump away from Ashbury...

January 2020 | Money Matters

Making home ownership easier – the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme

Heard about the Australia Government’s new first home buyer deposit scheme, but not sure if you qualify or completely understand what it means for you? To help you, we’ve pulled together a brief overview...

January 2020 | Construction

Building your dream home can be an exciting but daunting process, you may start out finding the right location and block of land, or you may select your perfect house first. Buying land and building your home is one of the biggest undertakings you will make and can be quite overwhelming. These...

January 2020 | Construction

Saving for that deposit can sometimes be the hardest step. But it’s not impossible, especially with a little restraint and determination! 

Here’s a couple of tips to help you on your way.

TIP 1 CREATE A SPECIAL ACCOUNT FOR YOUR HOME DEPOSIT
Work out how much...

January 2020 | Construction

Where to next, it’s important to establish your budget. When working out your budget you’ll need to factor in extra costs such as conveyancing, taxes, duties and fees.  

We recommend that you contact your bank or a mortgage broker to find the right type of loan to suit your needs. Once...

January 2020 | Construction

Here’s where our team are key! The Ashbury sales team are property experts, with years of experience and a unique understanding of how daunting the process can be. They’ll be with you every step of the way to make sure your dream of buying land and building the right home for right now is...

January 2020 | Construction

At your appointment you will be required to sign an unconditional contract of sale and all parties whose name/s appear on your contract will need to attend, along with photo identification such as a Passport or Drivers Licence. 

Prior to signing your contract, we do recommend that you...

January 2020 | Construction

We aim to complete civil construction in a timely manner and will advise you of anticipated milestones and updates on construction progress. Before any machinery comes onsite, plans must be approved by the relevant authorities. Once these are approved the construction phases includes, removing...

January 2020 | Construction

With your land now selected, it’s time to choose a home design and builder. Before you start visiting builders and display villages you need to think about the right home that’s right for you now and into the immediate future. First and most importantly, work out a budget, from here you can...

January 2020 | Construction

Through the civil construction phase, you will be issued with letters from our conveyancing team providing updates on construction and when settlement is anticipated. Of course, the Ashbury sales team always there to assist, answer any questions and provide guidance.

Prior to settlement...

January 2020 | Events & Local Area

As the weather warms up, it’s important that we all prepare our homes for the unfortunate event of a bushfire. Simple things you can do around your home include, tidy up the garden, keep your lawns low, remove any excess rubbish, clear out gutters and have a hose that can reach all around the...

January 2020 | Events & Local Area

Summer for many means, swimming, bbqs, beach cricket and fun outside. But there are days when going outside isn’t much fun and staying cool inside is the best option.  Here’s our top tips on staying cool and beating the heat.

1. Close your blinds, especially for north and west facing...

January 2020 | Events & Local Area

Summer is the perfect time to splash, swim and play around water, but it’s also a time to be vigilant especially since drownings can happen quickly and quietly. Drowning is the top cause of death for kids under 5! Here’s our top tips on water safety.

1. Always supervise kids around water...

January 2020 | Events & Local Area

We need to stay cool in summer and so too do our pets.  Here’s our top tips for furry, feathery friends. 

1. Keep cool, make sure they have a cool and shaded place to rest.  In extreme heat bring them indoors.

2, Water, provide plenty of fresh water in large containers, sometimes...

Thursday, October 24, 2019 | Events & Local Area

Whilst the warmer weather is great for being outdoors, our gardens can suffer from the heat.  Here’s our top tips for keeping your garden thriving –

1. Water your gardens early in the morning before the heat of the day kicks in

2. Fertilizing plants will give them the nutrients...

Monday, November 11, 2019 | Events & Local Area

Snakes love summer too.

With the warmer months quickly approaching and spring in the air, snakes do become more active. Anyone who encounters a snake is advised to:

  • Be aware, alert and do not approach a snake.
  • Safely remove any people or pets from the area.
  • ...
Monday, November 11, 2019 | Events & Local Area

Did you know that Australia has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world?  We all need to be sun smart this summer and we’re not just talking slip, slop, slap!  It’s now – Slip on clothing that covers as much skin as possible. Slop on a high...

Sunday, November 3, 2018 | Design Inspiration

Plan ahead, and install a rainwater collection tank this year to help keep your garden looking its best for the entire growing season. Collecting rainwater now will reduce your demand on local water sources, and ensure you have plenty to keep your outdoor spaces looking their best.

Thursday, Ocrober 31, 2019 | Design Inspiration

Bring Spring inside this year with leaf print fabrics to help liven up your living space. It's the perfect idea for the plant...

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 | Design Inspiration

Planning your new kitchen is exciting. From deciding on your colour palette to choosing appliances, it’s easy to spend a lot of time on Instagram and Pinterest earmarking your design inspiration.

However, the myriad of options and decisions involved can sometimes make the whole experience...

Thursday, October 24, 2019 | Events & Local Area

Nineteen not-for-profit groups working across Armstrong Creek and the surrounding areas have received $15,000 in Ashbury Community Fund grants.

Dennis Family Group Director, Grant Dennis hosted the night and spoke to the recipients about the importance of the Community Fund program.

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June 2019 |

Moving into a new home sure can be exciting, but it can also come with its challenges. Trying to shift your entire life while also juggling the demands of work, children and pets is no easy task, so it’s well worth doing some pre-planning to ensure your life doesn’t end up in a shambles during...

Friday, July 5, 2019 | Construction

Existing and future residents will have noticed plenty of changes taking place at Ashbury over recent months. Civil construction of Stages 8, 9, 10 and 11 is now complete, with new residents having taken possession of their land in early July. All roads in these stages have now been asphalted...

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 | Construction

One of Geelong’s newest...

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 | Construction

A new land release was launched at the Ashbury Estate...

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 | Construction

LAND is walking out the door at Ashbury in Armstrong Creek with the next stage of the subdivision going on...

Thursday, June 14, 2018 | Construction

Over the past couple of months, we’ve been thrilled to see the construction of many homes at Ashbury. It’s an exciting phase in the development of the Ashbury as we start to see the community beginning to take shape. And with buyers who purchased in Stages 4 to 7 expected to receive their titles...

Thursday, June 14, 2018 | Events & Local Area

Works at Ashbury have been in full swing with a number of key features and elements well underway. Recent drone footage, now available on the website, shows the significant development to the streets, landscaping and infrastructure.

New greenery is starting to make its way into the...

Thursday, June 14, 2018 | Events & Local Area

Ashbury Estate couldn’t be prouder to support the continued success of the hometown basketball heroes, the Geelong Supercats, as they go from strength to strength. In recent months the Supercats have made a huge move to brand new courts located just around the corner from Armstrong Creek.

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018 | Construction

We are pleased to report that due to the good weather experienced over summer, construction at Ashbury has progressed very well.

All civil engineering services have been installed for stages 4 -7, concrete works are well under way and final roadworks are about to commence.

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Thursday, September 28, 2017 | Construction

Making the move closer to the coast has never been more achievable with new lots soon to be released at Ashbury this spring.

Located right next to the future Town Centre at Armstrong Creek, and just a"10-minute drive from both the Geelong and beaches at Torquay and Barwon Heads, Ashbury...

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 |

COUNTRY living has never looked so appealing, with Ashbury Estate releasing the greatly anticipated stage four this month.

Offering families an opportunity to escape the city and enjoy a more relaxed lifestyle, interest in the new release of land is expected to be strong, with Ashbury...

Saturday, September 17, 2016 | Design Inspiration

STAGE four has been released at Ashbury Estate in Armstrong Creek.

With two blocks available in stage one, stage two sold out and 12 blocks available in stage three, the estate has proved popular due to its country appeal.

There are 28 blocks available in stage four, with several...

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 | Construction

Construction has started at Ashbury estate – the newest addition to the Armstrong Creek landscape.

Federal MP Sarah Henderson turned the first sod at the 1400 lot development, paving the way for work to start on the master--planned community.

The housing estate, off Boundary and...

Saturday, June 4, 2016 | Construction

CIVIL construction has started at Ashbury in Armstrong Creek after a turning of the sod ceremony was held on Wednesday.

It was a significant event for Ashbury as it marks the start of what will become a thriving community.

Once civil construction is completed by late 2016, Ashbury...

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 | Design Inspiration

As the Dennis Family Corporation began work this week on its latest project, a 1400-lot housing estate at the fast-growing Armstrong Creek, outside Geelong in Victoria, it also began a new “capital light" development strategy.

The Ashbury estate is one of two pro-jects in Victoria where...

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 | Events & Local Area

 

INVESTORS are recognising the appeal of Ashbury Estate and what it has to offer.

The Armstrong Creek development has generated significant interest from astute property investors including Geelong-based Dianne Dimitrievski.

A business development manager in Colliers...

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 | Events & Local Area

 

HOME buyers are encouraged to visit the Ashbury Estate Land Sales Centre in Mt Duneed to ensure they secure the best available blocks in the initial stage one and two releases.

With spring typically, a popular time of year for property buyers, land sales at Ashbury are expected...

Thursday, July 16, 2015 | Design Inspiration

ASHBURY Estate has commissioned local Geelong artist Justin Zahra to create a sculpture that will provide a distinctive landmark to welcome residents and visitors at its entrance.

Mr Zahra has harnessed a nomadic past to create a strong, one-of-a-kind sculpture called ‘The Silver Stag’....

Friday, July 3, 2015 | Money Matters

EVER thought about buying a house with a mate? How about 1400 homes?

A Geelong firefighter and a bus operator — who took a 15-year gamble on a potential development site — are the owners of Geelong’s latest housing estate.

Golfing buddies Geoff Mays and Gary Hodgson — both lifelong...

Monday, March 2, 2015 | Events & Local Area

Located in a prime position in the Armstrong Creek urban growth area, Ashbury is set to become the new name on the lips of homebuyers in the Geelong region.

One of the most trusted names in the residential development market, the Dennis Family Corporation has formed a development...

Thursday, February 5, 2015 | Events & Local Area

LOCATED in a prime position in the Armstrong Creek urban growth area, Ashbury is set to become the new name on the lips of home buyers in the Geelong region.

The Dennis Family Corporation has formed a development relationship with the owners of two adjoining land parcels to master plan a...