Thirty-three more sections are proposed within Wanaka's
sought-after Meadowstone subdivision, the ''last of the
last'' for the development.
In two separate resource consent applications, Willowridge
Developments Limited has applied to develop stages eight and
nine of Meadowstone, in which nearly 500 homes have been
built since 1993, when the original 24 sites sold for around
The 18 sections in stage seven, being developed on the corner
of Old Station Ave and Mt Aspiring Rd, sold out in one day in
January for $249,000 each.
Stage eight proposes 11 lots in Stonebrook Dr and Hyland St,
next to the existing Meadowstone Villas.
It is non-complying in that some lots do not meet minimum
The lots range from around 470sq m to 1070sq m.
Two lots were pre-sold following the high demand for stage
seven, Willowridge director Allan Dippie said.
The company planned ''something quite sexy'' for stage nine,
comprising 22 lots at Kelliher Dr.
''We're building a really upmarket little enclave for people
that want to downsize their Meadowstone sections and go into
a smaller lot ... it's the last of the last [in the
Land use consent is sought to apply new performance standards
relating to height, setback and building coverage for all 22
lots, which range in size from 440sq m to 725sq m.
The land is zoned rural lifestyle but has always been
earmarked by Willowridge for more intensive residential
development than provided for in the district plan.
While, overall, stage nine's density would be that of the low
density residential zone, some sections would be smaller than
the minimum permitted in the zone.
The land on which Meadowstone is located was originally part
of Wanaka Station, farmed by the Sargood family from the