Why Penny Lane apartments secured a 99 Walk Score in the heart of Moonee Ponds

The project has an unbeatable WalkScore of 99 from WalkScore.com. Everything anyone could need is on the doorstep
Why Penny Lane apartments secured a 99 Walk Score in the heart of Moonee Ponds
Urban EditorialMay 14, 2024LOCATION

Moonee Ponds is one of Melbourne's most walkable neighbourhoods.

There are significant amenities in the heart of the suburb, which include transport, retail, cafes, dining,  and the renowned Moonee Valley Racecourse just a short walk from the village.

Giancorp Property Group were well aware of the walkability of the area when they secured a prime site at 6-14 Young Street where they've recently completed Penny Lane.

The project has an unbeatable WalkScore of 99 from WalkScore.com. Everything anyone could need is on the doorstep.

 

A three-minute walk down Young Street is the closest Woolworths, next door to Moonee Ponds Central that homes an ALDI, Anytime Fitness, Subway and several other hospitality venues.

Puckle St is just 200 metres away, with more cuisine restaurants and cafes reflective of Melbourne's famed laneway culture. Just off Puckle Street is the Moonee Ponds Station, an eight-minute walk from Penny Lane.

At the heart of Moonee Ponds is the newly established Palace Cinemas complex, boasting state-of-the-art facilities that promise an immersive cinematic experience. 

Ideally located at the heart of the city’s iconic racing district, Penny Lane is located a nine-minute walk from Moonee Valley Racecourse, the home of one Australia’s most prestigious horse race, the W.S. Cox Plate. The Melbourne Cup Carnival, held at Flemington Racecourse, is also within close reach, highlighting the area's vibrant sporting culture.

Just 500 metres away from Penny Lane and the bustle of Moonee Ponds is Queens Park – Moonee Valley’s oldest and finest park, with a lake, a pool, a cottage café, and expansive exotic gardens.

 

Families will also enjoy the convenience of primary and secondary schools within 900 metres from Penny Lane, starting with Ascot Vale Primary School just 400 metres from home, St Monica's Primary School, Moonee Ponds Primary School, Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar School, and St Columba's College.

Designed by Clarke Hopkins Clarke Architects, Penny Lane comprises a total of 109 ready-to-move-in apartments, each offering generous balconies or terraces. It is also the focus on longevity, spatial planning, and environmental credentials that sets Penny Lane apart.

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