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Living in Atherstone

Atherstone at a glance

From contemporary homes and neighbourly spirit to everything you could possibly need within the local area, Atherstone is the future. It’s a vibrant hub where the natural environment meets urban convenience and your family will thrive. When you’re surrounded by nature, parks, picturesque reserves and tranquil waterways, you can’t help but live well. ​

Location

Located 40kms west of Melbourne CBD and 20kms west of Lendlease’s Caroline Springs community.

Population

481 hectare masterplanned community with space for 4,500 homes and a final population of 15,000 (projected).

Transport
Travel to Melbourne CBD in under 40 minutes via Cobblebank train station and bus interchange.​​
Education

Two childcare centres, Strathtulloh Primary School, kindergarten and a maternal & child heath service are all open. Cobblebank Catholic Regional College is also currently under construction. Melton High School, Melton Primary and Melton’s private schools are within close proximity. 

Shopping & Lifestyle

Cobblebank Village open featuring Coles supermarket and more. Future Cobblebank CBD, which includes the future Melton Hospital, set to become the largest Metropolitan Activity Centre in the west.

Recreation & Open Space

More than a quarter of the development area dedicated to new open space, parks, gardens, waterways and hike and bike trails. Bridge Road Regional Athletics Precinct and Cobblebank Stadium offer state-of-the-art sporting facilities to the community. 

Atherstone Facts
Find out more about Atherstone from our Fast Facts guide.