New play park gets under way at Armstrong Sanctuary

March 14, 2018 BY

Excavation works are under way at Sanctuary’s state-of-the-art play park in Armstrong Creek.

CONSTRUCTION work has started on a state-of-the-art play park at Armstrong Creek’s best-kept secret, the Sanctuary estate.

Sprawling play equipment, a climbing net and quad swing, an imitation dried creek bed, a kick-about area, basketball half-court, skate wall, shelters and seating are just some of the new park’s features.

Set in stage two of Villawood Properties’ Sanctuary, the park has been designed by the renowned Tract landscape architects and urban designers.

It is the latest in a series of top-line parks that are a hallmark of award-winning Villawood’s communities.

It joins a stellar list including the nearby Armstrong district park and a pirate ship park at Point Cook’s Alamanda community – one of the most famous playgrounds and tourist attractions in Melbourne.

Children will be able to swing and skate, jump and dunk, and run, kick and climb in a striking array of activities designed specifically to provide a healthy play experience for youngsters, many of whom are often distracted from fun exercise by computer games.

The new Sanctuary estate is a quiet, green-surrounded enclave closely connected to the attractive Armstrong Creek and its myriad floral and fauna assets.

The 394-lot precinct is sited east of the Surf Coast Highway along Burville’s Road with ready access to amenities including schools, shopping and sports, as well as the Surf Coast.

Sanctuary’s natural attributes and ready access to amenities, plus a range of blocks from compact lifestyle lots to large park-front family home sites, are proving yet another winner for Villawood.

Buyer interest has been buoyed in both Sanctuary and Armstrong by Villawood’s care worker priority scheme for medical, emergency, health, teaching and other care sectors.

Sanctuary stage two will see existing trees retained and landscaping undertaken by Geelong-based BC Gardens, in keeping with Villawood’s brand values of utilising the local workforce.

Villawood Properties executive director Rory Costelloe said children at Sanctuary would be able to play in a terrific, engaging and healthy park that is one of the very best around.

“Great parks are an integral part of Villawood’s desire to help build communities, not just estates, where families can interact with each other and build relationships through healthy exercise and social interaction.

“Sanctuary is a very special place, it is a quiet, green-surrounded enclave closely connected to the attractive Armstrong Creek and its myriad floral and fauna assets.”

The new park and Stage Two are scheduled for completion in May.

For more details on Sanctuary, head to or visit the Armstrong Land Sales Office, corner Unity Drive and Surf Coast Highway, Mount Duneed. Phone 1300 710 726.

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