Life begins at Halcyon

Life begins at 50

Halcyon Lakeside Open Day

13 March 2018 | by Halcyon

Saturday 3 March was the Halcyon Lakeside Open Day. Check out all the fun we had on the day.

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Catering queen dishes up joy at Halcyon Glades

13 February 2018 | by Halcyon

It really is Fri-YAY at Halcyon Glades when the community’s catering queen, Mary Anne Messer, serves up dinner for between 60 and 90 of her fellow home owners.

As the social group’s kitchen co-ordinator, Mary Anne plans and prepares scrumptious two-course dinners every second Friday night in the community’s spectacular Long House Recreation Club.

Assisted by the club’s fully equipped commercial kitchen and a band of helpers, Mary Anne whips up dozens of delicious meals - for a value-packed $10 a head - as home owners gather for Happy Hour.

With menu items ranging from pork roast and spaghetti bolognaise to gourmet hamburgers ...

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Cafe society brewing on Lakeside’s doorstep

09 February 2018 | by Halcyon

Home owners at Halcyon Lakeside are savouring a delicious slice of café culture with the opening of a fabulous alfresco eatery right on their doorstep.

‘The Local Bli Bli’ café and tapas bar is just metres from Lakeside’s second entry, so home owners can just stroll in for a freshly brewed cuppa, delicious lunch with friends, or dinner for two at sunset.

Perched on the edge of a picturesque lake, the café overlooks a state-of-the-art playground and is surrounded by walking trails, offering a vibrant outlook for patrons.

Steve and Carol Blackbourn have become regulars at The Local since it opened just before ...

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Jan and Terry open up about Halcyon Glades

09 February 2018 | by Halcyon

Home owners Jan and Terry Tysoe will be rolling out the welcome mat and sharing Halcyon Glades with the public when the over 50’s lifestyle community throws open its gates on Saturday, February 17.
While Jan will be busy meeting and greeting visitors in Halcyon Glades’ display homes, keen sportsman Terry will be on the championship-sized bowling green to demonstrate how he’s making the most of his Halcyon Days.

“I really enjoy the open days because I’ve got a big sales background and love talking to people,” Terry said.

“When you finish work you feel like you’ve lost something, so Halcyon is ...

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Pat and Trevor say goodbye to Halcyon Waters

09 February 2018 | by Halcyon

Long-time Halcyon Waters home owners Pat and Trevor Thomas have pulled up stumps at Hope Island and are making a sea change just 20 minutes down the road at Main Beach.

Declaring the past decade at Halcyon Waters “the best 10 years of their life”, the couple have moved up in the world – literally - and are trying out high-rise living. “This is the second longest period we’ve spent in one place,” Trevor said. “I think it just comes back to ‘it’s time’ and we’re going to experience vertical living.”

Life at Halcyon has been transformative for the couple; Trevor’s lost ...

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Lifestyle showcase seals the Halcyon deal

09 February 2018 | by Halcyon

Just over a year ago downsizing Sunshine Coast couple Des and Vicki Kenny knew next to nothing about living in a Halcyon over 50s lifestyle community.

Today the Buderim retirees are looking forward to moving into their new home within the $130 million Halcyon Lakeside community at Bli Bli next year.

They became sold on the Halcyon lifestyle and its simple financial model after attending two of the company’s regular information sessions on the Sunshine Coast.

“About a year or so ago we went to a bowls and information day at Halcyon Landing in Bli Bli and we thought ‘this is where we ...

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Find out the facts

05 February 2018 | by Halcyon

Join us for one of our upcoming Information Sessions. Find out the facts about over 50’s living. We are nothing like a retirement village.
Wednesday 28 February
Club Pine Rivers
Wednesday 7 March
Springwood Tower Hotel
Wednesday 14 March
Buderim Tavern

To register your interest call 1800 626 488 or sales@halcyondays.com.au

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Rec Club the epicentre of friendship, fun and fitness

01 February 2018 | by Halcyon

Halcyon Lakeside home owners are plunging into the huge array of activities, facilities and events now at their doorstep in the community’s spectacular new Recreational Club.

From aqua aerobics, Zumba and Pickleball to home brewing, snooker challenges and Happy Hour at the Sunset Bar, the Rec Club is a five-star hub of fun, friendship, fitness and relaxation.

Community manager Donna Osborne said the Rec Club’s packed timetable of activities, diverse interest groups and regular social events were allowing home owners to make the most of their Halcyon Days.

“It has become the heart of the community,” she said.

“Our home owners are getting active ...

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Thinking of moving to an over 50’s community? What will it cost you?

25 January 2018 | by Halcyon

Downsizing from the family home and moving into an over 50’s community can be a big decision, especially if you have lived in the same home for more than 20 years. The memories, friendships and all that stuff you’ve gathered over the years can make the prospect of shifting quite daunting. You also need to consider your financial security.

An over 50’s community is a cost-effective downsizing option for those who want to maintain their independence but also enjoy the many benefits of living in an active and vibrant community with like-minded people.

Why choose Halcyon?
When purchasing in a Halcyon over ...

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Have the kids left home? Are you planning your next move and thinking of downsizing?

25 January 2018 | by Halcyon

Exploring the living options for the over 50s

There are so many choices now available for people aged over 50. From apartments, townhouses and duplexes to community living, retirement villages or aged care – and each with their own financial structure. Understandably, it can be difficult to know where to start.

Here are some helpful tips to help you figure out what’s best for you:

1. Go to a free information seminar: Every month Halcyon holds free information seminars around South East Queensland to help people just like you. This seminar is a ‘no sales’ affair and is a general information session, where ...

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