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Living at Averley

A bright future

Pakenham East will eventually be home to over 7,200 families, and the Victorian Government is committed to supporting this new community with the infrastructure it needs. It’s also set to create more than 1,400 new local jobs – providing more opportunities to work in and around Pakenham East. Over the coming years, 14 parks and two sports reserves will be built, along with three community centres and a local shopping centre. And of course new schools and childcare, to support the growing number of families in the area. With its elevated views across the region, Averley is set to become a sought-after address – a short walk, cycle or drive from everything you need.

Your natural next move

From farmer’s markets and vineyards to the natural beauty of Bunyip State Park, every weekend is an adventure when you live at Averley. Explore local produce and crafts at the Pakenham Community and Farmer’s Market, or pack a picnic and head to Cranbourne Botanic Gardens or Cardinia Reserve. This is the place to raise an active family, from community sports clubs to the thrills of Gumbuya World. Within an hours’ drive, you could soak up the changing seasons in the Dandenong Ranges, or Tooradin Beach on Western Port Bay. Embrace the great outdoors with a bushwalk, or breathe in the fresh air. The best of natural living is close by, in Averley.

Learning for life

As well as a proposed local primary school within Averley itself, there are two new government primary schools and one independent school planned for Pakenham East. Plus you’ll have access to a new government secondary school, and kinders within the community centre. Further afield, there’s a wide range of child care options in Pakenham to choose from, as well as primary schools and secondary colleges. From Pakenham Lakeside Primary and John Henry Primary to Lakeside College and Beaconhills College, you’ll find the right learning community for your child to thrive.

Work/life balance made easy

The city commute is set to be even easier when Pakenham East’s new train station opens, extending the V-Line directly through to Flinders St Station. Within an hour or so, you could be at your desk – by train, or a drive along the M1 freeway. Working from home is also an option in your spacious new house at Averley, with fibre optic network connections offering fast internet speeds. And with new jobs part of the Pakenham East growth plan, you could find more opportunities to work closer to home too.

Health and wellbeing

It’s reassuring to know you have the services you need close by, when you live at Averley. Casey Hospital and St John of God Berwick Hospital are both within 15 minutes’ drive, and there is a wide choice of family GPs, medical centres and pharmacies on hand. As part of Pakenham East’s development plan, maternal and child health services will be provided in its new community centre.

More to explore and enjoy

Pakenham already offers a wealth of choice when it comes to shopping and entertainment. Pick up groceries and other essentials at the new Pakenham East town centre, an easy bike ride or walk from Averley. Or head to Pakenham Central Marketplace, or the Village Lakeside Shopping centre. Westfield Fountain Gate is a 20 minute drive, or you can get your fashion fix at Australia’s largest shopping precinct, Chadstone. On weekends, gather your friends and family at The Drake Tavern, or tempt your tastebuds at one of the many restaurants and cafes around Main Street Pakenham. You could catch up with a few mates over a round of golf at the Pakenham and District Golf Club, or be part of the action in your local community sports club.