Selling points: Central to all amenities, 12km from CBD, family location, period homes, new units and 1950’s concrete homes. Vibrant strip shopping (High St), quality primary schools including Ashburton Primary, Solway Primary and St. Michaels. Recreation clubs and facilities, Gardiners Creek bike trail and Anniversary bike track.
Most sought after properties: Renovated or original period homes and larger blocks suitable for development in the ex housing commission pocket.
Most common properties: Original post war homes and original concrete homes
Top amenities: Alamein and Ashburton stations (Zone 1), YMCA recreational facility, leading Primary schools (Ashburton and Solway), numerous childcare and support facilities.
Local industry and business: Milk Cloud Cafe, Ashburton Fresh fruit and Vegetable shops, Buxton Real Estate.
Recent changes: Multi unit developments, GPO box office turned into apartments, people renovating existing homes and not moving from area due to convenience.
Best streets: Highgate Gve, Lexia Street, Glen Rd, Marquis St, Annetta Ave and Solway St.
Public transport: Alamein and Ashburton train stations (ZONE 1)
Main arteries: Access to the M1 freeway via High St