National property and construction company Hindmarsh has received approval for the first 71 architecturally designed homes at its Marigal Gardens retirement village at Kambah, ACT. An initial 30 villas
will be made available this week to those who have registered their interest in the new community.
Around 250 registrations of interest in Marigal Gardens have already been received, with these people to
have the first opportunity to secure their future in the brand new retirement community set in the
spectacular Tuggeranong Valley.
With DA approval for the initial residences received earlier this month following an extensive community
consultation process, Hindmarsh anticipates construction will commence in mid 2016. Completion of the first
residences at Marigal Gardens is scheduled for the first half of 2017.
“The initial response to Marigal Gardens has been overwhelming, highlighting the robust demand for quality
retirement living options in the Tuggeranong Valley. We’re anticipating a strong response to the first ever
homes offered in the new community,” said Hindmarsh National Retirement Manager Erik Boddeus.
“Marigal Gardens will incorporate a host of lifestyle facilities for residents, including a community centre with
lounge rooms, function room, meeting room, library, barbecue area, bar, theatrette, hairdressing salon,
security cameras and patrols, pharmacy delivery service and a community bus,” he said.
The new Marigal Gardens community follows Hindmarsh’s successful The Grange Deakin and Bellerive
retirement communities in the ACT. On completion it will provide around 140 independent living units to
meet growing demand for high quality, community-focused living options for retirees.
The community will comprise a mix of independent living unit apartments and semi-detached style villas
designed to take advantage of the site’s convenient location while celebrating the natural beauty of the
The configuration of the homes will provide a mix of 2 or 3 bedrooms with 1 or 2 bathrooms, priced from
around $425,000 to $600,000.
Marigal Gardens is being developed on a 3.6 hectare site on the corner of O’Halloran Circuit and Snodgrass
Crescent in Kambah, within minutes of numerous golf courses, tennis courts, licensed clubs, hospitals and
places of worship. The larger town centres of Tuggeranong, Woden and Civic are also nearby.
“Marigal Gardens shapes as an ideal complement to the local Kambah community, blending high quality and
carefully designed residences with a full suite of lifestyle services to add a new dimension to the area,” Mr
“Residents will be able to enjoy their retirement in peaceful surrounds in close proximity to shopping, health
and recreational facilities, while local businesses including the adjacent neighbourhood shopping centre will
enjoy a welcome boost in trade,” he said.