Leading land lease community operator Ingenia has opened a new clubhouse - complete with a sports lounge, boutique cinema and bowling green - at its Latitude One over 55s community at Port Stephens.

Port Stephens Mayor Ryan Palmer was one of the first to see the completed clubhouse and said it was an asset to the growing community.

“Having now seen inside the Latitude One Clubhouse, I am amazed at the quality and the expanse of the various facilities,” Mayor Palmer said

“These are a credit to Ingenia, and I am sure will be well received by the growing number of residents at Latitude One.”

Ingenia CEO Simon Owen said the new clubhouse would become a popular hub for residents.

“Our residents have been keenly watching the clubhouse come together and are all eager to make the most of the new facilities, especially the outdoor pool and bowling green,” Mr Owen said.

“At Ingenia, we pride ourselves on creating vibrant and engaged communities, and the new facilities embody the growing sense of community that exists within Latitude One.

“Our communities set a benchmark in over 55s living, and the new clubhouse offers an array of facilities and activities for residents to enjoy.”

The clubhouse was built by MARS Building, local builders operating throughout Newcastle and The Hunter, Sydney, Mid North Coast and Central West. It features a sports lounge, a large indoor heated pool, spa, sauna and outdoor pool, a boutique cinema and bowling green.

MARS Building Director Michael Boyd said it was great to see Ingenia investing in local businesses.

“As a local contractor it was wonderful to work with Ingenia on the centrepiece – the community clubhouse – of its Latitude One community,” Mr Boyd said. “We have enjoyed working with Ingenia to provide high-end, resort facilities for the Latitude One community.”   

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