Keep up-to-date with all the latest news from Catherine Park, a master-planned community nestled in the ever-expanding Macarthur region.

Robbins Lane: the jewel in the crown at Catherine Park Estate


See the first splash of colour as the trees blossom for spring. Smell the early morning dew on the emerald grass and feel the sunshine warm your face. Robbins Lane is making excellent progress and will be alive with the sounds and sights of a buzzing community in no time.

Harrington Estates has developed Catherine Park Estate in a way to provide visual and mental respite, from the daily challenges of modern life with wide open spaces and parks that allow residents to truly exhale and feel at ease.

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New sales office, continued warm welcome

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The team at Catherine Park Estate is proud to welcome residents and visitors to its new sales office in a brand new home, built by our partner builder, MainVue Homes and located at 18 Myer Way, near the entrance to Catherine Park Estate.

The Catherine Park Estate sales office was previously situated at the restored Catherine Park House, a stately home dating back to the 1830s.

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Smooth sailing on new roads


Upgrades to Oran Park Drive
Harrington Estates has recently completed important upgrades to Oran Park Drive, which will be sure to improve traffic flow and safety in the area. Oran Park Drive is an important thoroughfare for residents of Catherine Park Estate and Harrington Grove, as well as families of students from St Justins and St Benedicts. In order to cater for the increasing volume of road users, Harrington Estates undertook the road upgrades to ensure that travelling on Oran Park Drive is safer, faster and easier.

Better connected: Gregory Hills Drive Opens
Catherine Park Estate is even better connected with the opening of the remaining five kilometres of Gregory Hills Drive, which provides direct access from Camden Valley Way to Campbelltown.

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Hitting the mark with new Paw Park

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The highly-anticipated Kensington release which includes both completed homes and land to build on – is now available. Kensington also features an off-leash dog park – Paw Park – plus playing fields for residents and the community.

The Kensington release is easily accessible via Catherine Park Drive and utilises great transport connections to unite surrounding suburbs via freeways and upgraded dual carriageway roads.

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Interview New Resident


New resident, Andrew Zaia had this to say about Catherine Park Estate

How did you first hear about Catherine Park Estate?
I heard about it from a person who purchased a block of land in there as well. It was really good land, a really good price, and it was the first release, so that’s basically how I found out about Catherine Park Estate.

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Catherine Park Estate residents celebrate their first Christmas together


Santa made an appearance, the champagne was sipped and the laughter filled the air at the very first Residents’ Christmas Party on Friday 1 December. The pioneering residents of Catherine Park Estate came together to celebrate not only the festive season, but their new community. It was a chance to learn neighbours’ names and backgrounds, to bond over new addresses and shared experiences of moving into this growing community.

Residents enjoyed the historical Catherine Park House in all its spectacular glory, taking in the beautiful decorations that truly sang with the Christmas spirit. They also enjoyed canapes, finger food, drinks and plenty of laughs, making the first Noel one to genuinely remember.

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Welcome to Catherine Park Estate


Catherine Park Estate is a community that residents relate to and identify with – and simply a place where people love to live. It is designed around the desire to live somewhere clearly distinctive, where quality underpins every street, home design and landscape.

Proudly restored to its historical finest by Harrington Estates, the beautiful 1857 Catherine Park House sets the tone, with its Georgian Revival elegance and stylish gardens.

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100 little things series: Top 5 tips for decorating your home for Christmas

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Decorating your house for Christmas can be easily overlooked with all the other things to organise, but adorning your home with the season’s aesthetic gems ensures that it will truly be the most wonderful time of the year. Below are some tips to decorate in style this year.

1. Consult the colour wheel
Choose a colour spectrum and carry it from your Christmas tree throughout your entire home. By selecting either contrasting or complementary colours and textures, you will create a sophisticated aesthetic. Don’t be bound by the traditional Christmas colours either – choose hues that resonate with you.

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The Art Of Feng Shui: Positively Impacting Design

Feng Shui has been practised in China for well over 6,000 years, and played a significant role in shaping the country’s architecture. Despite attempts to supress it during the Cultural Revolution of the 1960’s, Feng Shui has done more than just remain a prominent method of design. It has broken the borders of its country and become well known throughout the Western world too.

Feng Shui was developed over 4,000 years, and during that time practitioners developed a map-like device known as a Bagua. It has eight sections, each relating to a point on a traditional compass and are connected to specific areas of life, as follows:


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Better by design: less energy usage through clever design

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A new design method within the housing industry aims to enable you to live comfortably with minimal use of air-conditioning throughout the summer months, or heating in winter.

These smart designs could save home-owners a lot of money on electricity bills, as the design method combines and harnesses the natural elements with total-home insulation. This means you can greatly reduce use of air-conditioners and heaters.

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Better connected: Gregory Hills Drive opens


Catherine Park Estate will become even better connected with the opening of the remaining five kilometres of Gregory Hills Drive today - providing direct access from Camden Valley Way at Gregory Hills to Eagle Vale Drive and Badgally Road in Campbelltown.

Not only will this mean a more direct route, but the new $45 million dual-carriageway will also provide an alternative route to the heavily congested Narellan Road. The first phase will see one lane open each way, with the entire road set to open early in the new year. Motorists and public transport users alike will reap the benefits, with bus routes to be reconsidered to make use of the new arterial road.

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The benefits of well-designed dog parks for communities

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Pets play an important part in our lives. Research shows that pets can help improve a person’s mental and physical health, reduce the effects of stress, facilitate social interaction between people and build a sense of community.[1]

Catherine Park’s latest land release, the Kensington release, features an off-leash dog park for residents and the community.

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Catherine Park fetches a new park

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Catherine Park Estate would like to announce the arrival of our Kensington release, featuring an off-leash dog park plus playing fields for residents and the community.

The highly-anticipated release will see the sale of homesites and completed homesThe Kensington release is easily accessible via Catherine Park Drive and utilises great transport connection to unite surrounding suburbs via freeways, upgraded dual carriageway roads and rail.

Sports grounds are an integral part of any community, helping to promote active lifestyles and team sports. The playing fields at Catherine Park Estate will be a canvas of green space, spreading the size of two full-sized soccer fields. Dedicated sheds and changerooms will accompany the sports grounds, as well as parking and a playground.

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Catherine Park Estate moves sales office to better welcome customers

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Catherine Park Estate, the prestigious land development by Harrington Estates, is proud to welcome residents and visitors to their new sales office located at 18 Myer Way, near the entrance to Catherine Park Estate.

The Catherine Park Estate sales office was previously situated at Catherine Park House, a stately home dating back to the 1830’s.

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Websites and apps to help with your interior design project

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Designing, or re-designing, the interior of your new or existing home can be quite exciting, but if we’re completely honest, there’s always an element of fear lurking in our subconscious as well.

“What is fuchsia?”

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Family orientated community most looked forward to by first Catherine Park residents

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Imagine being the first person to move in to a new suburb. Sure, it wouldn’t be the first time in history that somebody moved somewhere new, but it would feel a bit special, wouldn’t it?

Michael and Sue are the proud first residents of Catherine Park Estate, a master planned development situated between Harrington Grove and Oran Park.

Since moving in at the very start of 2017, the newest residents of O’Keefe Street have proven popular with those looking at Catherine Park. Being the first completed home in the street means it is also the most popular amongst those considering what to put on their block.

“People are always coming up and knocking on our door, or taking photos of our house. They ask ‘who designed it?’, ‘can we have a look around?’” laughed the two. “We always say yes, we have shown them the plans, we’re happy to share them.”

But, it wasn’t always Michael and Sue’s plan to uproot and build a new home.

“When we decided to downsize, we were thinking a house in an established suburb close to Harrington Grove would suit us best,” said Sue. “But Catherine Park released land at the time we were looking and once we looked here we didn’t look any further.”

The decision to make the move to the area came in part because of their children and grandchildren. Sue and Michael’s kids have left home and are married now with kids of their own, so one of the priorities for the Sue and Michael was to be close to them as Sue often looks after her 4-year-old and 1 year old grandchildren.

“Not only to be close to them, but there is so much here to do with them. We have the river across the road, surrounded by bushland. Ducks walking past every afternoon and a we have a large block with plenty of room to play. Its everything we wanted for our new home and for our grandchildren to enjoy.”

For 25 years, Michael and Sue were residents of Edensor Park, but were looking to downsize and be close to their children and grandchildren who live close by in Harrington Grove.
“We built a brand-new house, not really downsizing, but certainly built in the features we wanted,” said Michael.

“The grandchildren were a large part of the reason we chose Catherine Park,” said Sue.

As Catherine Park is developed and new residents join Michael and Sue, we asked what they were looking forward to most.

“Good neighbours – we have met a lot of them already and are looking forward to a community getting together,” concluded Sue.

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Introducing MainVue Homes, Catherine Park Estate’s building partner for completed homes

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The uniqueness of Catherine Park Estate starts with a diverse range of housing options including our range of completed homes – designed and built by Harrington Estates’ partner builder, MainVue Homes. Alternatively, generous home sites ranging from 390m2 – 650m2 offer the freedom to build your dream home with a builder of your choice.

Delivering a unique synergy between convenience, style, and contemporary living, the range of homes within Catherine Park Estate designed and built by MainVue Homes include:

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Investing in the environment: Harrington Estate’s long-term plan for sustainability

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One of the most important aspects of how Harrington Estates have approached Catherine Park Estate is the preservation of large areas of Cumberland Plan Woodland within the estate.

Despite early stages of the development requiring the removal of some areas of bushland, the long-term vision for Catherine Park Estate will be enlivened with natural bushlands. To further enhance this vision, Harrington Estates have created a sustainable funding model to ensure the continued growth and preservation of natural flora.

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Narellan Town Centre - Just a hop, skip and jump away from Catherine Park Estate

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Catherine Park Estate is in an ideal position to be able to access all the facilities, transport and services of the growing Macarthur area. Shopping facilities such as Narellan Town Centre are a matter of minutes from Catherine Park, providing a plethora of shops and services to make sure you have everything you need (and want!).

Getting from Catherine Park Estate to the Narellan Town Centre is a short and simple drive down the road, taking around 10 minutes from door to door. To make sure you can get from A to B with no worries, the team at Catherine Park have organized the below maps. Simply click on the embedded map and it will open in your Google Maps application on your mobile. We have also included a map with directions for arriving via public transport for your convenience.

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Enjoy an active outdoor lifestyle at Catherine Park Estate

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Catherine Park Estate incorporates physical activity into the everyday lives of our residents, with abundantly green community spaces that are there to be enjoyed by all. Open spaces and easy access to the outdoors is a central theme to the Catherine Park Estate lifestyle.

Communities with active living design considerations such as access to open spaces, playing fields, walking and cycling paths, facilitate active and healthy living by their residents. And active people make their neighbourhoods safer and more liveable. Walking, cycling and public transport provide more opportunities for social connection and inclusion.

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