- 21 kms east of Melbourne’s CBD
- Convenient access to Eastlink
- A variety of widely regarded schools
- Access to an extensive list of parks, walking tracks and sporting clubs
Vermont and Vermont South are central a diverse range of amenities including Eastlink which will see you in either the CBD, or Mornington Peninsula in less than 45 minutes. Shopping is well catered for with no less than 5 major shopping centres including the newly renovated The Glen. For the most part, housing is low density and many of the houses built in Vermont South in the late 1970’s and early 1980s are generous in size and stature have proven popular for internal cosmetic renovations.
Vermont and Vermont South are suburbs developed with a family focus in mind. Vermont boasts many beautifully renovated weatherboard dwellings. The bulk of houses in Vermont South are brick, generously accommodated and prove popular with those keen to undertake a cosmetic makeover rather than a full renovation.
Vermont Secondary College has an impressive reputation built on consistently high results and the pride that they take in making a positive contribution to the global community. Combined with a number of reputable primary schools including Vermont Primary, Livingstone Primary, St James Primary, St Timothy’s Primary and the well-regarded Emmaus Catholic College, educational facilities are always ranked highly when people are asked why they are searching for property within the area. Vermont Secondary College’s popularity often sees houses inside the zone reach prices significantly higher than those outside the catchment area.
Parks and recreation
Sporting facilities also feature strongly in Vermont and Vermont South; Vermont Recreational reserve is home to the Vermont Eagles who are one of the most successful clubs in the Eastern Football League, Sportlink a multipurpose indoor sports facility caters for a variety of sports on a casual or permanent basis, Terrara Park is home to the Whitehorse United Soccer Club and of course there is Morack Golf Course which is a picturesque 18 hole course open to all members of the public.
There are many nature-based parklands in the area; Abbey Walk, Campbells Croft and the Dandenong Creek trail provide scenic surrounds as does Bellbird Dell which offers abundant birdlife and covers an area of 17.5 hectares with walking trails, wetlands, ornamental lakes, picnic tables and 2 large sections of play equipment.
Transport, shopping and dining
There are numerous bus routes that support Vermont and Vermont South and many of these have drop-off points at nearby train stations. There is also the Burwood Hwy to City tram that starts out the front of the Vermont South Shopping Centre; with 2 supermarkets and a host of speciality shops, it is popular with the locals. The suburb is also well serviced by a variety of restaurants; the two areas with the highest density are found at Vermont Corner (Corner of Boronia and Canterbury Roads) and also in the area surrounding the Vermont South Shopping Centre.
Vermont is a suburb that is rich in amenities and a variety of housing styles perfect for family living.