The area boasts over a million tourists a year, both from domestic and international locales. It used to be known as a great town to visit but more recently house builders in Queenstown have become very busy trying to meet the demands of people wanting to either live in the area full time, or build a holiday home that they can come to any time of the year.
There are many equally beautiful suburbs to consider when building your new home in the Queenstown region. We have outlined a few of these places below to get you started.
Arrowtown is 20 minutes from Queenstown and particularly popular with holiday home seekers. The area has become increasingly popular with full time residents in recent years as well. Set amongst the hills and beside Arrow River, you can work in Queenstown and catch the Connectabus to and from Arrowtown. You will find that the Connectabus passes through most of the areas noted below too.
Arthurs Point and Atley Downs
A quick 6 minutes from Queenstown and 10 minutes from Arrowtown, Arthurs Point and Atley Downs is a fantastic area to build a luxury family home. House builders in Queenstown have been building stunning homes in this area to complement the mountainous landscape for many years. The Coronet Peak ski area is only minutes away, therefore ideal for skiing families.
Dalefield is located in the Wakatipu Basin and is another popular spot for holiday home owners – many of whom are among the rich and famous. Situated between Queenstown and Arrowtown, Dalefield offers some impressive lifestyle sections to build your new home on.
Fernhill and Sunshine Bay are both a short 5 minute drive from Queenstown. With both Lake Wakatipu and The Remarkables mountain range as scenery, this area is recommended for families given it closeness to many amenities.
Frankton is located 10 minutes from the centre of Queenstown and is where you will find Queenstown’s international airport. Including the Remarkables Park shopping centre, there are many more amenities in this town that make it an attractive place for both holiday home seekers and permanent residents looking for house builders in this part of Queenstown.
Other areas to also consider include: Glenorchy, Jacks Point, Kelvin Heights, Lake Hayes and Quail Rise.
Local house builders in Queenstown should be able to help you find the perfect area for you to begin your section hunt. Take their advice and balance it with what you want and hope for and you’ll find the perfect place for your new home in no time.