ALPINE GATEWAY – GENERAL INFORMATION

Financial:

Deposits will be held in the Vendors Solicitors Trust Account and are paid in three easy instalments.

Settlement

Upon issue of Code Compliance Certificate and evidence of title the deposits (with an interest accrued) will be released to the developer and settlement balance will be payable.

Pavilion Bond

A retention of $20,000 will be held Vendors Solicitors Trust Account as a bond until the Code Compliance Certificate for the Pavilion is issued.   

Did you know?

EP Trustees Ltd companies have owned and developed property in Turangi since 2003 and have created over 50 freehold properties over that period. The Group has been building and developing for 30 years.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What am I buying?
You are purchasing a Freehold terraced Unit in the Alpine Gateway, Turangi development. Details of the plans and outline specifications are attached to the Agreement for Sale and Purchase which are available upon request.

Are the Alpine Gateway Units Freehold or Leasehold?
Alpine Gateway will be a Freehold development. As the Units are not Leasehold there shall be no ground rent due. Body Corporate Levies, Council Rates and utility charges will be payable direct in the usual manner.

How many residential units are there?
There are 51 terraced units in the Development. There are three main configurations with a very limited number of larger ends of block units. The units range in size from 110 m² to 130 m², all units will have balcony at first floor level.

Who are the Developer and Architect?
Spatime (NZ) Limited and Rosetta Stone Architects. When will construction commence & complete? Construction is scheduled to begin in late 2016 subject to Council’s consents and expected to be complete by mid 2017. The above timeframes are based upon the best information to date, however no warranty is given. The Developer will provide regular updates to all Purchasers during the course of construction to ensure they are kept up-to-date with progress.

How many carparks are there?
Each Unit has two off-street car parks available. What on-site facilities are available? The Alpine Gateway is a ‘Gated Community’ development and has a Pavilion – Community Centre that is owned in common by the Body Corporate members. It will feature Two Spa pools, Catering style kitchen, BBQs, Lounge seating, an Office space and some recreational equipment.

Are there optional layouts available with my residence purchase?
Temps de Spa Turangi development has been configured to offer three formats of terraced Unit layouts. This provides options to suit your particular style and household needs. The developer is negotiating with the provider to provide Ultra High Speed Service to the Pavilion which can serve the individual units via secure Wi-Fi packages of Ultra High Speed Broad Band. (The ongoing service cost are reduced by 75% if we are successful) Alternatively the houses Are the residences wired for telephone, internet? will be wired for telephone and high speed internet cabling.

Who will manage the property?
The Alpine Gateway intends to install a local property management firm to manage the day-to-day operation of the complex its services. The role will include the Body Corp administration.

What Body Corporate costs are incurred by the Purchaser?
All costs incurred by the Body Corporate in managing and paying for the upkeep, repairs and maintenance (including replacements) of all common areas and the general management and administration of the Body Corporate will be included in the Body Corporate costs. These will be ‘levied’ to owners and will be payable quarterly or earlier where circumstances warrant. The Body Corporate is to be tasked with ensuring that all costs are reasonably and properly incurred and that these costs will be transparent and audited yearly or as agreed by the Body Corporate. Early estimates indicate $1,300 - $1,600 per unit.

Can the Developer make variations to the Temps de Spa Turangi development plans & outline specifications?
Yes, there are instances in which legislative changes and Local Territorial Authorities require the Developer to make changes to abide by contractual law, best practice at the time or because certain materials are not available. If materials are changed they must be of similar or equivalent quality and value to those shown in the plans and outline specifications.

Will a guarantee be provided by the builder & other contractors?
We provide a schedule which sets out the likely scope of guarantees that will be provided by the builder and other contractors involved in the construction of Alpine Gateway, Turangi development. Whilst the schedule is not intended to be exhaustive, it does set a benchmark for the areas where warranties are likely to be provided.

Is Alpine Gateway Turangi development weather-tight?
The building has been designed to Building Code and by-laws to meet the structural and weather-tightness requirements of the New Zealand Building Code.

Are the windows double glazed?
The external windows and doors (where applicable) will be double glazed. Are the Units sound-proof? Houses will be designed and built to required acoustic standard to satisfy Council’s consent conditions.

Can the price increase from what is agreed?
The price agreed at the time of signing a Sale and Purchase Agreement is the contractual price and will not change.

Does the price include GST?
Yes, GST is included in the price for all Units.

How do I secure my residence?
Please request a copy of the Purchase Procedure.

How will I be kept informed of the progress?
All purchasers will be kept well informed of progress during construction by way of bi-monthly newsletter and regular updates on the project website.


Specification

Alpine Gateway Turangi

52 Units Accommodation Units Proposed Specification

Floors
Ground and mid floor  – Concrete
Garage – Concrete to be left natural

Decks
100 x 25mm Timber

Exterior and Inter-tenancy walls
Eco block extruded polystyrene with solid concrete core
Clay Brick sheathing

Framing
H1.2 treated timber or Steel Framed

Roof
Longrun corrugated prepainted steel roof

Spouting
Prepainted steel fascia and half round external gutter
80mm diameter pvc downpipe

Insulation
Fibreglass wool insulation to roof
Eco-Blocks provide insulation to external walls only

Exterior Joinery
Powder coated aluminium entry door
Aluminium with clear double glazing with paint grade lining
Aluminium with clear glass single glazing in garage
Obscure glass to toilet and bathroom

Cladding & Soffit
Clay bricks
4.5mm thick fibre-cement soffit sheet with pvc jointer

Interior Linings & Trims
Ceilings – Standard Gib board on joists - battens stopped to level 4 finish
Walls – A combination of Standard 10mm thick Gib board stopped to level 4 finish, prefinished ply and pre-finished panels
Scotia – 40mm or square stop finish
Skirting – 60mm single bevelled radiate pine
Architrave – 60mm single bevelled radiate pine

Internal Doors & Door Hardware
Pre-hung MUF hollow-core painted quality plain doors
Schlage Leonardo series or other equivalent locksets
Inter-tenancy door fire rated

Stairs
Timber and particle board staircase
Handrail on steel brackets

Wall & Floor Finishes
Quality paint finish to all ceilings and internal walls
Enamel paint to internal doors, skirting and architrave
Quality paint to weatherboards, timber batten and soffit
Ceramic floor tiles in bathroom, toilet, laundry, entry and kitchen
Carpet in rooms, living areas and staircase

Interior Joinery
Kitchen – Composite stone bench top, colour Melteca doors and panels and drawers
Wardrobe – Melteca wardrobe organiser in walk-in wardrobe, single shelf with hanger, wire type in other wardrobes
Store shelves – Four shelves, wire type

Plumbing
Pipe work – Hot and cold water pipework
Kitchen – Stainless steel sink
Shower – Sierra or other equivalent including tray, lining, glass door and easy clean waste
W.C. – Toto toilet back to wall 4 star or other equivalent
Vanity – Clearlite Statesman 750*445mm floor standing or wall mounted with two doors or other equivalent and Clearlite Madrid 382*203mm floor standing or wall mounted vanity or other equivalent
Heated towel rail – Newtech towel ladder SL115 530*600mm or other equivalent
Toilet roll holder – Toto or other equivalent
Mixer – Methven Project range or other equivalent basin mixer, shower mixer and sink mixer
Slide shower – Methven Project range or other equivalent flexispray slide shower
Mirror – Polished edge mirror 900mm high above vanity
Hot water cylinder – Rheem or other equivalent hot water cylinder

Electrical
Ceiling light – Recessed downlights
Wall outlets – PDL or other equivalent
Smoke alarm – Battery operated
Wall oven – Haier Performance range or other equivalent
Cooktop – Haier Performance range or other equivalent
Range hood – Haier Performance range or other equivalent
Heating – Allowed for one heat pump located in living area


 




For Direct Sales Contact:
Jed Elder

sales@alpinegateway.co.nz
M 020 410 22774

For General Enquiries Contact:
Collin Elder

enquiries@alpinegateway.co.nz
M 021 622 616




DEVELOPER: SPA TIME (NZ) LTD
PO Box 28550, Remuera, Auckland 1541, New Zealand
Phone +64-21-622616
enquiries@spatime.nz