The new Sandstone Point Family Holiday Resort is nearing the end of construction and run by BIG4 Holiday Parks the resort will open to the public on 1 November 2018. The new resort is situated in close proximity to the Sandstone Point Hotel, located at 1780-1820 Bribie Island Road, Sandstone Point.
Images Source: Sandstone Point Facebook Page
Big4 Holiday Park
Robert Comiskey, owner of the Sandstone Point Hotel stated, “we are so excited to announce that we have joined BIG4 Holiday Parks. Their holiday parks are dotted across the map in so many amazing locations throughout Australia and now the gorgeous Sandstone Point is one of them. We are very proud to be associated with a business that represents quality and a high level of service. We plan on taking BIG4 to the next level with a resort unlike any other. We can’t wait to open our doors and show everyone just how great the Moreton Bay Region really is. We are very much looking forward to the future.”
Designed by Comiskey Group, the Resort provides a range of short term accommodation including cabins, caravan sites and camping sites. The proposal will redevelop vacant land besides the existing Sandstone Point Hotel and Function Centre development. The proposal will integrate on site recreation facilities with the existing natural features and open space.
– 49 Cabins
– 67 Powered Caravan/Camping Sites
– 12 Powered Caravan/Camping Sites with ensuite
– 22 Tent Camping Sites
– 3 Shared BBQ/Camp Kitchen Areas
– 2 Amenities Blocks
– Water play park and Swimming pool
– Café/lounge area
– Tennis court
– Children’s playground and Jumping pillow
The tent sites are positioned to the southern portion of the site and the proposed cabins (four (4) types) will be positioned around the recreation area
– Type A: 2 bedroom, single storey cabin
– Type B: 3 bedroom, single storey cabin
– Type C: 1 bedroom, single storey cabin
– Type D: 3 bedroom, two storey cabin
15 car park spaces (1 wash down) are provided to the centre of the site, with vehicle access provided to a private road extending from the Sandstone Point Hotel and Function Centre access. Pedestrian access is provided within the Family Holiday Resort and throughout the overall site.
The planners at I.B. Town Planning, state “the natural features of the site make it well suited for the proposed holiday resort, reflecting the open space and landscaped character of the hotel development proposed on the site to the north of the resort. The holiday resort will provide accommodation that will complement the proposed multi-storey motel in the adjoining development, whilst maintaining a consistent theme throughout the whole site”.
“The proposed holiday resort continues the character of the adjoining development by resulting in a small footprint with a substantial emphasis on open space and recreation areas. This ensures that extensive landscaped areas are provided, therefore creating a very high standard of visual amenity with minimal impact on the surrounding area.”
The proposal includes 1,000sqm of GFA on the 6ha resort area (32.43ha overall site area).
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The Application Information and References
– Date Lodged 20 September 2012
– Date Approved 23 December 2013
– Council: Moreton Bay Regional Council
– Council Reference: DA/27168/2012/V2L
– Council Extension Refence 2012/27168/VEXT/1
– Address: 1780-1820 Bribie Island Road, Sandstone Point
– Zone: Rural
– Neighbourhood Plan: None
– Application Report: I.B. Town Planning
– Design Drawings: Comiskey Group
– Images Source: Sandstone Point Facebook Page
– Big4 announcement
Source: Information, Drawings and Images
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