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Selwyn Times: August 22, 2017

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12 Tuesday August 22 2017 Latest Christchurch news at SELWYN TIMES ews Flemington booming New irrigation system for domain • By Georgia O’Connor-Harding THE BACK-FIELDS of the Lincoln Domain are out of action while a new automated irrigation system is installed. But the fields are set to be re-opened in time for the cricket season in October. The district council has decided to install the new irrigation system in a bid to fight the dry weather. The installation of the second stage of the system began last week. The first part of the $161,061 project was completed earlier this year, with the front fields now irrigated under an automated system. “We have already noticed grass growth and cover in the condition of the front fields,” Lincoln Event Centre manager Ginny Bowden said. She said the fields previously had to be manually watered meaning moving the irrigator up to three times a day during dry conditions. The new system aims to save time, money and labour. SUCH HAS been the demand for sections at Lincoln’s Flemington subdivision, that the developers are pushing ahead quickly with opening new stages to cater for this interest. Shane Kennedy, developer of Flemington, said that stages one to four and 14 are already sold, stage six almost sold and stage eight is selling rapidly. “We only put stage eight on the market a couple of months ago and already we have sold half of the 42 available sections. This means that we have had to start planning the proposed stage 10 earlier than expected,” he said. Set on 58ha, Flemington subdivision is planned for 650 sections, half of which have already been sold. “With its proximity to Christchurch, established schools and businesses, Flemington has attracted a diverse range of homeowners, from those looking to build their first homes to the more mature retirees, attracted by the sense of community and wonderful scenic views that Flemington offers. “The comments we are receiving from those buying Been paid out from EQC or needing a facelift? Buy all your DIY painting & decorating trade products at affordable prices delivered to your doorstep. Competitive pricing from $1498 per sq.m Decorative Supplies Ltd ″The Painters Warehouse″ ORDER ONLINE TODAY Trusted by tradies for over 14 years! 114 Sawyers Arms Road, Papanui 6 Huxley Street, Sydenham Phone 03 352 8575 sections and building houses at Flemington is that they like the emphasis we have put on security and safety and the provision of clearly defined, well lit, roads and footpaths. “We have tried to minimise through roads and have also ensured our roads are slightly narrower than other developments. We have also ensured footpaths are wide for ease of walking,” he said. A children’s playground and tennis court are already complete and extremely popular, while plans for a coffee shop and child care centre are progressing. “We have just opened a new show home village that brings together eight of Canterbury’s leading building companies – Online Design + Build, NEW LOCATION ADVERT.pdf 1 1/05/2014 11:51:35 a.m. VISIT OUR NEW LOCATION LOCATION Hours of Business: 7am-4.30pm Mon-Thurs Fri 8am to midday or by appointment with Keith 027 566 3909 DEMAND: Flemington subdivision developer Shane Kennedy surrounded by earthworks being undertaken as part of stage eight. Mike Greer Homes, Homes by Maxim, Fraemohs, Versatile Homes, Grace Developments, Orange Homes and Homes by Park Lane. The multi-staged residential subdivision offers a range of section sizes from 400m 2 to 650m 2 and prices range from $175,000 to $210,000 with an average price of $195,000 for a 650-700 sq m section. 430 ST ASAPH STREET! RECOVER YOUR LOVED FURNITURE No job too big or small Still able to offer you the finest top quality new furniture Visit us online P. 371 7500 QUALITY FURNITURE SPECIALISTS RE - UPHOLSTERY SPECIALISTS KEITH HARTSHORNE 0275 663 909 New Showhome 6 Craig Thompson Drive Flemington, Lincoln Wednesday to Sunday 12pm - 4pm (03) 341 3000 or 029 201 2453 Office and Showhome 2 Harvard Avenue Wigram, Christchurch Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm Gold Award for New Home - Up to $450,000 Gold Award and Gold Reserve Award for Showhome Registered Master Builders House of the Year 2017 Local Category Winner for New Home - Up to $450,000 3x Silver Awards for New Home - Up to $450,000

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