first_imgGreater AscotGREATER Ascot does homes a little bit differently – using low front fences, patios and laneways the estate fosters a community feel perfectly suited to families.The estate by Parkside Developments is located in Shaw off Dalyrmple Rd and is home to 380 families but will eventually have more than 2000 houses.The estate has proved popular with families and those that have a strong connection to Kirwan either through where their children go to school or their workplace.Parkside Developments marketing manager Fiona Montgomerie said Greater Ascot’s convenient location and the requirement that homes have front fencing and patios set it apart from other estates in Townsville.More from news01:21Buyer demand explodes in Townsville’s 2019 flood-affected suburbs12 Sep 202001:21‘Giant surge’ in new home sales lifts Townsville property market10 Sep 2020Greater Ascot“What makes Greater Ascot a great place to live can be seen from how the homes in Greater Ascot look, their street appeal – they have low front fences, the patios are spaces people can use and we offer laneways in our street design,” she said.“Another feature for Greater Ascot is our Central Park. A large park that has plenty of open space as well as covered climbing equipment and a small basketball layup area. Several events are held here every year.“Another key feature that makes Greater Ascot desirable is its location. It is so close to Kirwan and with the completion of the bridge to cross the Bohle River it has excellent access in all other directions, North and South St Benedicts Catholic Primary School opened this year and this has been a welcome addition to the community and area.”As Greater Ascot continues to grow the land near the river will be developer offering larger lots, walking tracks, more open spaces and play areas.There is also plans for sport playing field where local sport groups will be able to base themselves.last_img