Built in picturesque rural
surroundings, with the pristine waters of a meandering stream
running through its heart, Silverstream offers a community
environment to live in with facilities such as stream side reserves
with walkways, fitness stations, playgrounds, and a spectacular
Up to 1500 sections are planned in this carefully designed
residential development, offering a wide choice of living options
for residents at every stage of their lives, from family homes to
terraced villas of varying sizes.
The natural, spring-fed Silverstream flows through the centre of
the community, providing a unique natural resource for the
enjoyment of residents, their families and friends.
With extensive planting along the stream's margins, the gentle
graded pebble beach provides access to the stream, while a large
wooden jetty - designed to reflect the early history of the Kaiapoi
township - offers a strong connection to the water.
The centerpiece of Silverstream is a large village green,
reached through a welcoming entranceway pergola. The green features
a large community playground, as well as an expansive grassed area
for relaxation and entertainment.
Scattered throughout the community, pocket parks and smaller
playgrounds also offer opportunity for the shared enjoyment of
The first stage of the Silverstream Retail Village is complete :
The office space is already leased; Urban Revival Cafe/Restaurant,
Le Plaisir Beauty Salon, Indian Lotus, Naya Silverstream
Convenience Store & K Endodontics are all
OPEN for business. Following later in 2018
will be Silverstream Medical Centre, Silverstream Pharmacy &
Allied Health Services. The "Early Year's Silverstream Preschool is
also open and welcomes anyone who would like to look through the
facility at 265 Island Road. The Blue Bus is operational, providing
transport between Rangiora & Princess Margaret Hospital via
Kaiapoi & Christchurch City.
A distinctive feature of the community is a focus on healthy
activity. With many of Silverstream's key amenities within easy
walking distance of residents' homes, a network of pathways offers
cycling and walking routes throughout the streets and reserves. A
gym is also planned to be incorporated into the retail area.