Friday, April 15, 2016

Lochinvar subdivision plan adjacent to the historic St Helena Cottage on public exhibition

From the Maitland Mercury report:
Hunter Land wants to develop land near St Helena Close, adjacent to the historic St Helena Cottage, into a new residential precinct.The residential lots will range in size from 1500 square metres to 3746 square metres.
A statement of environmental effects, lodged with Hunter Land’s development application, noted that the project would take place in four stages.
Development of St Helena Village, expected to be a residential precinct that pays homage to the famous 19th century cottage, will be part of stage four.
“St Helena is an historic property which was situated on approximately nine hectares,” the statement of environmental effects noted.
“The property includes an historic Georgian style homestead, associated buildings and a number of mature trees. “Evidence suggests the homestead was constructed around 1870.

Full article available at Maitland Mercury, April 14, 2016.