News & events | 01 December 2020

Wallan suburb guide: a safe community

The natural beauty of the Mitchell Shire in Melbourne’s north is supported by its connectivity and the abundance of local amenities in Wallan.

The local shops, Wallan parks and transport options make Wallara Waters peaceful and liveable.

Read on to learn more about everything Wallan has to offer, and discover why more families are embracing this community.

 

Meet your neighbours

Wallan encompasses the perfect lifestyle combination of country town living and modern city comforts. 

This has made it a popular choice for professionals and families with young children.

Affordable house and land packages in Wallan make it a great option for first-home buyers who want to enter the property market without having to settle on their choice of home or sacrifice lifestyle.

This means that 80 per cent of residents are owner occupiers, contributing to a growing sense of community in this up and coming neighbourhood.

 

Connected where it counts

Residents say that living in Wallan is perfect for anyone who loves the idea of living in regional Victoria, but still needs access to the CBD.

At only 2km from Wallan Train Station, you will only be connected to the centre of Melbourne in only 45 minutes by a comfortable trip on the VLine. 

“I commute to the city every day for work and escape back to the country,” says Allison who lives in Wallara Waters and is absolutely loving the serenity of the area. 

“I grew up in the suburbs of Sydney so this is a nice change.” 

The nearby access to Hume Freeway and Northern Highway also makes it easy to access the suburbs of greater metropolitan Melbourne. 

 

Enviable outdoor lifestyle

Outdoor lifestyle for the residents at Wallan is first class.

Amenities in Wallan already include a number of parks and that have been designed to encourage play and healthy living. 

Existing local parks have facilities such as the local basketball court, picnic and barbeque areas and fun adventure playgrounds for the little ones.

Pristine wilderness is also right on your doorstep. 

Located at the foot of the Great Dividing Range, residents are never far off from a day trip away to some of the most iconic spots in regional Victoria, such as Hanging Rock.

A range of nearby footy, netball, soccer and tennis clubs mean that your kids will be able to lead healthy lifestyles and connect with friends for life.

“A lot of people like to get their kids away from the TV and out here on the horses in the fresh air. It’s pretty mind-blowing for some of them.”

 

The many amenities in Wallan

We know you can’t fast track history and you can’t make something new feel established.

The character of the area has been built by families who have been here for generations. 

There’s plenty of atmosphere and amenities in Wallan so there’s no need to wait before you can start what Wallara Waters has to offer.

Many of Wallan’s shops have been handed down through generations, meaning you’re never far off from everything you need. 

The local Wellington Square has a great choice of local stores, major supermarkets, bars and restaurants.

The planned on-site retail and community precinct is set to provide even more options to locals in the future, so that you really will be spoilt for choice.

On top of all that, homes in Wallara Waters are fitted with high-speed, fiber-to-the-home broadband which could make even those living closer to the city jealous of your world-class internet. 

 

Great place to grow up

Wallan is a wonderful place to grow up in. Kids can grow up surrounded by great local schools, fun activities, and wide open spaces. 

Local public and private schools are easily accessible so Wallan has everything you need to set your kids up for their future. 

Free early literacy programs at the local library also help little ones develop a love for learning. 

Sharon said she couldn’t be happier to see her son Max making friends with other kids in the community so easily.

“At the shopping centre a girl yelled hello to Max – the kids are making friends at childcare even though her mother and I had never met!”

Wallan really is the kind of place where people can make friends for life.

Choosing to live at Wallara Waters is choosing to live in a welcoming community made of families who want a wonderful life.

 

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