When can I start building at Groynes Park?
You may start building at Groynes Park upon issue of title or sooner, depending on the Groynes Park Roading Programme.
Who is the developer?
Groynes Park is being developed by Groynes Development (2012) Ltd.
How many residents will there be at Groynes Park?
Groynes Park will have a total of 402 residential house sites and will become home to an anticipated 1200 people.
How long do the purchasers have to pay?
Purchasers have 10 working days to settle from issue of title.
Can I choose my own home builder?
Yes you may choose your own builder. All build plans and construction must apply with the land covenants and building and lot construction covenants.
Are there still properties for sale?
Groynes Park will be released for sale in stages until completion.

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Given Groynes Park is still at the early stages of Development, section prices are still extremely good value, and actually priced well below the very few sections that might come up for sale in established communities. As the subdivision matures and Groynes Park’s quality is revealed, prices will rise in future stages. At the time of writing (May 2016) Stage 1 section prices range from $210,000 to $305,000 for a 200m2 to 554m2 lot. Because of high demand, we don’t publish price lists on our website, but come in and enquire about the sort of section that best suits you and we’ll help you find the very best options.
Yes. Please refer to the Groynes Park Design Guidelines for the plan approval process.
The Groynes Park dwelling approval process, per Section 2 of the Land Covenants (which are attached to your Sale & Purchase Agreement) should take no more than ten working days. Your Landscape Plan must be submitted for approval as well. The Christchurch City Council Building Consent approval process for your home may take a further four weeks or possibly longer.
Yes. All construction must be completed within 12 months of commencement. This includes the exterior and front landscaping. All lawns, paths, driveways and fences must be finished prior to code compliance being issued.
Yes. For full details of all other fencing requirements, please refer to the Groynes Park Building Construction and Lot Development Covenants.
Rates will start accumulating on settlement of title. Rates are an annual charge and are set by the Christchurch Council on the information held in the rates database on 1 July of each year. Contact Customer Services at the Council on (03) 941 8999 for more information.
The stormwater system is an enclosed (piped) system to water treatment ponds on either side of the new proposed North Western By-Pass Motorway. There are no swales within the subdivision.
The water is supplied by Christchurch City Council from a main line adjacent to Groynes Road.
A 10% deposit is required within 5 days of the Sale & Purchase Agreements becoming unconditional. Deposit amounts for House and Land Packages and completed homes will vary.
Groynes Park is within the Christchurch City Council and normal council rates will apply. It is not anticipated that there will be any additional service fees or corporate charges for sections at Groynes Park.
Rubbish collection will be determined by the Christchurch City Council. Please contact the Christchurch City Council on (03) 941 8999 for rubbish collection queries and to request your bin.
A title is a record of land ownership. Once all the infrastructure work and survey work specific to a lot has been completed the surveyor prepares and lodges survey transactions directly to Land Information New Zealand (LINZ). If the documentation is in order LINZ issues the title.
Groynes Park has two sets of protective covenants - the‘Groynes Park Land Covenants’ and the ‘Groynes Park Building & Lot Development Covenants’. All lot owners must comply with these covenants.
For help regarding the covenants, contact the Groynes Developments Compliance Supervisor, Brent Baxter, on (03) 323 9091.
Lot owners may access their site once title is issued. Roads within a Stage become public roads owned by the Christchurch City Council once titles in that Stage are issued. Parking is to be on the streets only. No parking is permitted on the berms.

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