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The Winter Holidays Mall Report – June 2015

IMG_20150630_152406With almost weekly posts in Sydneywide blogs and print media on all the latest Cronulla food eateries opening and established businesses getting their well-earned mentions, Cronulla is now a 4 season, busy beachside hub. Combined with school holiday activities such as Cronulla on Ice, winter in Cronulla has been particularly hectic this week and businesses are enjoying the crowds.

IMAG4696_1Starting from the South, Gelatissimo will open for business in September and its location will make Cronulla the last Sydney beachside suburb for the popular gelato chain.

The Best Little Bookshop In Town has well and truly settled into their new location, great to see the former Australand Greenhills Beach shop front finally filled up!

 

IMG_20150630_153503After months of uncertainty, the iconic, heritage listed Commonwealth Bank has been sold to local developers…

Heading east opposite South Cronulla Beach, the highly talked about Eat Burger Cronulla (opened by locals of Mims Espresso and Eatery in Burraneer) is starting to take shape and is set to open in mid July where the Balkan Restaurant once sat.

IMAG4699_1_1Continuing north, Earth Angels have moved and we are patiently waiting for new organic store Naked Foods to open for business next to Cold Rock Ice Creamery.

At the top end of the Mall, popular clothing store Flirty is now Loft 18 and below Cronulla Cinemas, the shop fronts of McDonalds and Firstech Computers still sit empty, waiting to see who will move in…

2015-06-30_15.28.58A new temporary addition to the Mall for the winter school holidays is the popular Cronulla CBD’s ‘Cronulla on Ice’, don’t forget to book!

Do you know of any other changes happening in the Mall or around Cronulla? Let the team at Beach & Bay Realty know!

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Cronulla Mall Report: Sales, sales, sales!

Finally we’re seeing some winter sun!

The Mall is full of mid-year sales! Prices have been marked down throughout the Mall at Butiga, Freelance Shoes, Stevie & Me, Sentier, Dreamshack and almost everywhere in between!

The old Vodafone shop next to the ANZ Bank remains unoccupied with many For Lease signs in the window with the former Payless Shoes store a few doors down also still vacant.

Speaking of shoes, the Shoe Superstore has re-opened under new management in its original position in the Mall with up to 50% off in store.

Berkelouw Books are looking for a new staff member, check out their window for more details.

With a bright new fresh shop front, Cronulla welcomes Fingertipz to the Mall, occupying L.A Trend’s former position. Opposite the new nail salon Cronulla’s iconic Post Office is undergoing some maintenance with a new coat of paint.

Next to Subway the old Gloria Jeans store is now a construction zone, making way for the new Commonwealth Bank premises.

In Surf Rd Groundbake is doing a great trade. Next door sits Cronulla’ empty Little Shoe Shop, which will soon be transformed into a new hairdressing salon. New restaurant Hunt & Gather is also becoming very popular!

Vinnies are enjoying their new position between IGA and Cronulla Fruitland, however the Fruitland is still closed.

Cronulla welcomes new hair salon The Place which has opened up next to South of the Border overlooking Monro Park, currently greener and brighter than ever thanks to all the rain we’ve had lately!

Interested in owning a business in the Mall? Dreamshack is currently For Sale.

As always there are some great school holiday activities on offer from Cronulla CBD to keep the kids occupied – Mini Putt Golf at the Pavilion (1 – 5 July) and the Cronulla Clue Challenge (8– 12 July).

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WIN! Cronulla Cinemas Giveaway!

To celebrate the recent release of the final Harry Potter movie, we have TWO Cronulla Cinemas movie passes to giveaway!

If you’re a crazed Harry Potter fan and have already eagerly viewed the new release, don’t fret! There are plenty more popular new films at Cronulla Cinemas, including Mr. Popper’s Penguins, Transformers 3, Cars 2, Bridesmaids and more! And don’t forget, the tickets are valid until April 2012!

With the school holidays coming to an end, simply comment on this blog (at the bottom of the page) and tell us what the best thing you’ve done with your children/grandchildren over the holidays is!

Competition will be drawn tomorrow morning and winner will be notified by email & are required to receive their prize tomorrow!

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School holidays hit Cronulla!

Today see’s the beginning of the school holidays with school kids almost everywhere in the Shire, particularly Cronulla! The weather started off beautifully! Unfortunately the beach didn’t provide young keen surfers with much to work with at all this morning, instead it provided ideal bathing conditions for the little ones!  With both North & South Cronulla packed out for lunch, it’s clear that when the sun’s out, so are the students!

As well as the dodgem cars taking over the mall, there are even more events taking place around Cronulla for the school holidays!

Rangers on the Run
Rangers on the Run proved to be very popular at the Cronulla Easter Show and have therefore returned twice daily for the July School Holidays!
What? Backyard Bugs Show: 4th – 8th July & Under the Sea Show: 11th – 15th July
Where? Cronulla Plaza Pavilion Stage
When? 11am – 1pm each weekday
How much? Free! No bookings required


Cronulla Clue Challenge
Using the Clue Challenge map to find their way around Cronulla Beach CBD, children answer questions and enter the draw to win prizes!
Where? The Clue Challenge will take children to different points in the Cronulla Beach CBD area
How? Children can download a Clue Challenge map in advance from the Cronulla Beach CBD website or pick one up from Cronulla Beach CBD Management. Maps are age specific for 5-7 years or 8-13 years. Once children have completed the Clue Challenge, they return their map to Cronulla Beach CBD Management and pop it in the entry barrel
Prize? Each day 5 lucky children will win a $10 Cronulla Beach CBD Gift Card, with $500 worth of Gift Cards to give away over the school holiday period
When? Each weekday from 4th – 15th July 2011 at anytime from 9am – 5pm. Children should allow at least 30 minutes for this activity
How much? Free!

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School Holidays – Auction Results

Today 2 out of 6 properties sold in our area. Both properties were strata properties in Cronulla. One of these sold prior to auction. This brings the auction clearance rate to a low 33% this week. There were actually 9 properties scheduled to go to auction but 4 of these were auctioned in one line (211 & 213 Willarong Road and 149 & 151 Caringbah Road, Caringbah). A dismal day for seller’s but it is the first weekend of the school holidays, perhaps buyers are in holiday mode.

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Mollymook Holiday Home For Spring

October school holidays are just around the corner, where are you off to?

Avoid the crowds at Byron Bay and drunken backpackers at Surfers Paradise.

Mollymook is a fantastic, affordable family holiday destination only 2.5 hours drive from Sydney. Pack up the family and a short car trip away you can relax at our fully contained 4 bedroom holiday home, enjoying morning swims and afternoon barbies.

Lockhart Ave can accommodate 8 people so is perfect for larger families or combined groups. Please see HERE for details.

Availability

School Holidays – Oct 5th – 16th Oct

We also have availability from the 16th Jan 2010. (Unfortunately early birds have snapped up the house throughout Christmas.)

If you would like to make a booking please email the office at info@beachandbay.com.au or call on 9527 0008.

If you mention this blog when booking you will receive a 10% discount.

Mollymook Holiday Accommodation

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School Holidays – Mollymook Accommodation

With the July school holidays fast approaching have you decided where you and your family want to spend your break?

We have great holiday accommodation properties still available in the Southcoast suburb of Mollymook, NSW. Only two and a half hours drive from Sydney,  Mollymook is an easy escape and sure to please with its pristine beach, surf, golf course and café’s. Our properties can accommodate 8 people so are perfectly suited for family gatherings or groups of friends.

Some things to do:

Our Mollymook holiday accommodation properties are still available to rent over the school holidays 13th July 2009 – 24th July 2009. If you would like further information please see our holiday accommodation page or email info@beachandbay.com.au or phone the office on 9527 0008.

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School Holidays!

School holidays are never a great time to auction a property and last week was the perfect example. 2 nights of midweek auctions, the middle weekend of the school holidays and 3 Sunday auctions, culminated in a 25% clearance rate. Let’s blame the school holidays and the rain.

1 auction is scheduled this Anzac Day Long Weekend. Maybe we will achieve a 100% clearance rate for a change!

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