Te Awamutu's premium residential subdivision, with rural outlook located an easy 5 minutes drive from the Heart of Te Awamutu, a 15 minute drive from Cambridge and a 30 minute drive from Hamilton. Thorncombe Park is a 5 stage, 105 section development. Sections are planned to make the most of the rural outlook with views all the way through to the Kaimai Ranges with section sizes to suit everyone from 400sqm to 1200sqm. A central park is a highlight of the subdivision with multiple walkways planned for the community to enjoy including a walkway link to McNair Park which borders Stage 1 of the Thorncombe Park Subdivision. We are offering packages to suit everyone, choose a House and Land Package that has been architecturally designed, work with our Architectural designer or yours to develop your own custom plans on a section of your choice. Thorncombe Park, Te Awamutu is offering homes in a great location for a great price in a fast growing town becoming more popular due to its commutable distance from Hamilton, Cambridge, Otorohanga, Te Kuiti, Tauranga and Auckland. Be quick to secure your home or investment property today.
Located in the Waipa district, 30km South of Hamilton on SH3, 25 kilometers from Cambridge and 50 kilometers to the west coast seaside town of Raglan. The Waipa district's population as of June 2016 was 51,600 with Te Awamutu and Cambridge as the main town centers along with, Pirongia, Maungatautari and Kakepuku wards. Te Awamutu has a population of 10,305 with surrounding rural areas making a total population of about 14,000.
The town is often referred to as "The Rose Town of New Zealand" because of its beautiful rose gardens located in the centre of the town. Home to a large array of businesses including a Fonterra Dairy Factory and Manuka Health with a new community Library facility located across the road from the Events Center containing heated indoor Swimming Pools.
The area boasts an array of great walking trails such as the Lake Ngaroto wetland and the native bush-clad mountains of Pirongia, Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari and more, each providing options to suit every level of fitness. Spend a few hours bird watching, amble through ancient forests or opt for a multi-day hiking adventure with plenty of rewarding views.
Just south of Te Awamutu is the small town of Kihikihi, known for its speedway and polo grounds, which hosts events such as the Kihikihi International Horse Trial each year, and for the award winning Viands Bakery which is a must stop for anyone passing through.
There is plenty to do in Te Awamutu and the surrounding areas. A short drive leads you to the Pirongia Village, which hosts the annual Pirongia Craft Market each year and is known for picturesque walks, quaint art galleries, cafés and the Pirongia Boxing Day Races or venture up Mount Pirongia for popular mountain biking and walking tracks.
The Te Awamutu area also boasts a variety of great golf clubs. The area of Wharepapa South provides some of the best rock climbing in New Zealand, while great trout fishing can be found in the spectacular waterways of the area and excellent hunting opportunities in the surrounding bush-clad landscapes.
The area is also steeped in history with several significant Waikato War sites including one of the most famous at Orakau just outside of Kihikihi. The Te Awamutu museum provides an insight into the area’s history and people, showcasing stories and important toanga (treasure) of the Tainui people, as well as regular local exhibitions, while the towns markets are a great source of locally grown produce.
A Few Attractions We Recommend You Don’t Miss:
- Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari: Home to an array of native fauna and wildlife
- Pirongia Village and Mountain: Walking and Mountain biking trails
- Te Awamutu Rose Gardens: Over 2,500 rose bushes of more than 50 varieties
- Lake Serpentine: National Wetlands Centre, under development
- Te Awamutu Museum: Paying tribute to local Maori Taonga (treasures)
- Lavender Farm: Producing a range of boutique lavender products
- Blueberry Farms
- Lake Ngaroto walking track, sailing and rowing facility
- Te Awamutu Events Center: Indoor Heated Swimming Complex
- Te Awamutu Library: Brand new state of the art community facility
More information on Te Awamutu can be found at https://www.teawamutu.nz or http://www.teawamutuinfo.co.nz