One of the best things about late summer and autumnal weather in the Wakatipu Basin is that it’s more predictable than other times of year, so it’s the perfect time to get outdoors, explore and have a few adventures.
We’re spoilt for choice in the Queenstown Lakes area for stunning running and mountain biking trails. Whatever your fitness and experience level, there’s a trail or two out there for you and where better to start than at Jack’s Point?
In our first issue, we highlighted the ongoing demand in the Queenstown property market. Finding a quality affordable family home in the Lakes District isn't easy. Home sales at Jack's Point ranged between $825,000 and $1,850,000 in the last year. The average real estate purchase price at Jack's Point was $1.2 million for the 12 months to August. As new builds at Jack's Point respond to a shortage of housing across the district, we've taken a look at what's available without waiting to build.
Golf has been a big part of Simon Forshaw’s life for over 35 years. In 1987 he represented New Zealand as a Junior Under-21 player, and since then he has worked on 15 golf courses in four different countries.
With a new season comes new additions, menus and celebrations.
We’re excited to announce the arrival of Ralph, a vintage blue Citroën van that you may have seen cruising around the Clubhouse. Ralph will be taking up residence on the 10th tee, serving up delicious goods to hungry golfers.
November 2018 marks 10 years since Jack’s Point golf course opened to the public. In this issue we catch up with Simon Forshaw, Golf Course Superintendent at Jack’s Point who has seen it grow, literally from the ground up.