Our Renwick project is located north of Mittagong in the Southern Highlands and is the redevelopment of the former State Wards Farm on behalf of the landowner, Department of Family and Community Services (Communities and Justice from 1 July 2019).
The vision is to deliver modern living with a rural lifestyle. We are creating this by providing home sites for a diversity of housing types to support the changing needs of regional communities, along with quality community infrastructure.
Different sized housing sites at different price points offer this regional market with homes to suit families of all types, sizes and incomes. This supports a healthy and diverse community where families and people with different housing needs are catered for and feel welcome.
The 119 hectare site has a long and powerful history. Conservation of both European and Aboriginal heritage has been an important part of the planning and design.
An integral part of the new community is the improved 15 hectare creek corridor, made more accessible with dedicated shared bicycle and pedestrian pathways. The environment is enhanced by a backdrop of nine hectares of retained native woodland.
Landcom has applied leading Water Sensitive Urban Design principles to manage the stormwater across the project.
Another feature of our Renwick project is the accessible playground. This playground has easy access to the adjoining special needs school and supports inclusive connections for local families. This is placemaking by design at its best.
Home sites at Renwick have been selling steadily since the first release in 2010 with over 95% now sold. Recent sales rates exceed the market trend and demonstrate the acceptance of diverse and affordable product in this regional location.
The final piece will be the construction of the Renwick Community Centre which will be handed over to Wingecarribee Council.
Landcom creates affordable and sustainable communities in both metropolitan and regional areas. At Renwick we have leveraged the value of surplus government assets to deliver quality development and deliver on the Government’s urban management objectives.