On the favoured east side of Rolleston sits the newly-established Branthwaite subdivision. Christchurch sections that match the land quality and convenience of the Branthwaite development are in high demand and there are only a limited number of these TC1-equivalent Christchurch sections for sale. Rolleston is situated on the Canterbury Plains enjoying spectacular rural views of the Southern Alps.
Branthwaite attracts people of all life stages looking to create their dream homes and ideal lifestyles in a modern subdivision. Christchurch families, empty nesters and avid gardeners are amongst those responding to the opportunity of a semi-rural lifestyle with all the amenities of a well-established community close at hand and an easy commute to Christchurch. Sections within Branthwaite enjoy a range of benefits that come with an established community. Zoned for Clearview Primary and the newly built Rolleston College are all located nearby. Pre-schools and community groups abound for mums and babies. Walking groups, coffee groups, bowls and day club activities make for a happy retired set; and given the exceptionally fertile ground of the Branthwaite Subdivision Christchurch sections for sale, avid gardeners will be right at home.
A wealth of recreation activities is available near these sections for sale, Rolleston’s unique location places it in the heart of the Canterbury hinterlands, it’s a straight shot up to the ski fields, or to fishing and hiking adventures for all ages.
Rolleston has expanded rapidly in the past 10 years due to its land stability and Selwyn District Council’s positive response to the demand for building consents. The Selwyn District continues to expand at a 15% growth rate. House and land valuations in the area have risen faster than any other area in the South Island. Consequently, demand for these affordable Rolleston sections is very high in the Branthwaite subdivision. Christchurch is expanding west and the introduction of the inland ports will ensure Rolleston’s continued growth.
Rolleston is a thriving community experiencing a dynamic growth phase. Its appeal is well supported by an infrastructure that provides residents with the ease and convenience of a well-designed town. Residents enjoy the choice of two leading supermarkets, The Warehouse, restaurants, McDonalds, cafes, service stations, banks, pre-schools, primary schools, a brand-new college, Izone Industrial Park; plus, reserves, dog park, sports grounds, a $15million Aquatic Centre, an art gallery, a new major Town Centre including Community Centre and library.
Rolleston township is situated alongside New Zealand’s largest industrial development, Izone Southern Business Hub and IPort containing the new inland port. The 180-hectare, state-of-the-art Izone development is well supported by big business and currently home to over 60 manufacturing, warehousing and logistics operations. Many of these services the Canterbury agricultural sector. Businesses that have located their head or regional offices to Izone provide a wide range of employment opportunities. As it continues developing, the Izone Southern Business Hub will offer approximately 6,500 jobs. It is the only industrial hub in New Zealand to have its own dedicated staff recruitment website, Enterprise Recruitment (www.enterprise.co.nz).
Rolleston is experiencing exponential growth, with a current population of 18,000 and is expected to exceed 25,000 within 10 years. The supporting infrastructure of the growing community provides many employment opportunities in retail, hospitality, finance, real estate, education and other organisations.
Employment opportunities within the Selwyn district and greater Christchurch areas are within easy access via the new Southern Motorway. Rolleston residents can access growing commercial opportunities in Templeton, Islington, and Halswell. Lincoln University is also a significant employer in the district, as is the Justice Department; all an easy commuting distance from Rolleston.