The massive 750-section Shotover
Country residential development near Queenstown, pictured
this week, is attracting mostly young people and young
Sections went on sale in November 2012, and Shotover Country
sales director Sharyn Stalker recently told the Mountain
Scene newspaper 220 had sold.
''They're mostly young people. People that are here; they are
working or have businesses. There are very few spec houses.
They're mostly building.''
The development covers 120ha 10km northeast of Queenstown and
is being developed for housing and small-scale retail
The Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust has secured 44
titles at Shotover Country for affordable housing.