Property insider guide: 7 homes in Victoria with their own parkland

Home buyers know the importance of connecting with nearby nature and developers are increasing incorporating open green space into their projects

Property insider guide: 7 homes in Victoria with their own parkland
Property insider guide: 7 homes in Victoria with their own parkland

Home buyers know the importance of connecting with nearby nature and developers are increasing incorporating open green space into their projects.

Convenient access to landscaped gardens and parks fosters a sense of community and benefits residents’ quality of life.

Here are seven homes in Victoria with parkland space for fitness, leisure and relaxation.
 

1. Melbourne Quarter, Docklands
Address: 628 Flinders Street, Docklands VIC 3008
Two-bedroom apartments from $607,000

Property insider guide: 7 homes in Victoria with their own parkland

More than half of Melbourne Quarter’s 2.5-hectare site is dedicated to public open space, providing one of Melbourne’s greenest inner-city precincts.

Developed by Lendlease, the project will also include the city’s first ‘Sky Park’, a private sanctuary elevated amongst Collins Street.

Residents can take advantage of private outdoor dining, barbeque facilities and sunny, lush lawns with views of Melbourne’s skyline.
 

2. Hawthorn Park, Hawthorn East
Address: 33 Camberwell road, Hawthorn East VIC 3123
Two-bedroom apartment from $670,000

Behind the five buildings that make up Hawthorn Park, are hidden garden vistas and abundant green space.

The development features over 2,000 sqm of landscaping by the renowned Jack Merlo, offering places to meet, spread out and enjoy nature.

The grand parklands include hammock lounges, lawns and landscaped walkways and a rooftop vegetable garden.
 

3. Luma, Sunshine North
Address: 347 St Albans Road, Sunshine North VIC 3020
Two-bedroom townhomes from $560,000

Property insider guide: 7 homes in Victoria with their own parkland

Delivered by Development Victoria and designed by RobertsDay, Luma is a new masterplanned community with a collection of 300 townhomes.

The site will deliver a new 3,600 sqm park for residents and the broader community, featuring native planting, playground facilities and walking tracks.
 

4. Folia, Doncaster
Address: 59 Stables Circuit, Doncaster VIC 3108
Two-bedroom apartments from $580,000

Located within Mirvac’s masterplanned community, Tullamore, Folia provides over 100 apartments with idyllic parks and gardens.

With more than 20 per cent of this estate devoted to green open spaces, residents of Folia benefit from a green wonderland of exploration, activity and relaxation.Adventure playgrounds, walking and cycling trails, and fitness stations are dotted throughout the community.
 

5. Waverley Park, Mulgrave
Address: 6 Goodison Court, Mulgrave VIC 3170
Four-bedroom townhouse from $935,000

Property insider guide: 7 homes in Victoria with their own parkland

Designed by Mirvac, Waverley Park will be surrounded by ample parklands and activities, perfect for families.

The lakefront and parkfront homes are set amongst distinct zones that cater for every desire, with open expanses, playgrounds, exercise stations and boardwalks.

A skate park, climbing rock wall and basketball courts will also be available, as well as grassy landforms and picnic shelters.
 

6. The Fabric, Altona North
Address: 188-198 Blackshaws Road, Altona North VIC 3025
Two-bedroom apartment from $695,000

Mirvac’s The Fabric delivers a vibrant masterplanned community with an emphasis on green spaces.

The future Patchwork Park, designed for all ages, will be right outside your doorstep with large kickabout areas, edible planter beds and custom-designed playground equipment.

The development will also include barbeque facilities and shelters, as well as leafy green tree-lined streets.
 

7. Tullamore Homes, Doncaster
Address: 11 Heritage Boulevard, Doncaster VIC 3108
Four-bedroom townhomes from $1,450,000

Sharing the same space as Folia, Tullamore Homes also benefits from the vast open space in the masterplanned community, accounting for more than 20 per cent of the estate.

As well as pocket parks providing beautiful walking environments, a large nature reserve will be retained within the project, to protect the homes of local Rosellas and other birdlife.

The parks will include a fitness trail and fitness stations to invigorate the lives of local residents while play equipment, shelters bench seats and informal gathering spaces deliver the environment to play, meet and relax.

Max Kwok

Max Kwok

Max Kwok is a staff contributor at urban.com.au. Based in Sydney, Max has previously worked at Property Observer where he specialised in content creation and editorial research.

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