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Suburb Property Profile: Scoresby, VIC 3179

 

Thinking about buying an off the plan property in Scoresby, Victoria? Whether it's an off the plan apartment, townhouse or house and land package, you'll want to discover the Location Demographics, Travel & Infrastructure, Shopping and Schools & Recreation.

 

Location Demographics

The delightful suburb of Scoresby is regarded for its lovely, leafy surroundings and welcoming neighbourhood. A part of the thriving City of Knox, it is located close to 32kms east of Melbourne’s bustling Central Business District. During the 1950s, the area was known for its market gardens and as the Brussels sprouts capital of Victoria. Currently, the town contains a few industrial estates, major corporations and popular local attractions drawing in visitors from near and far.

Professionals, couples, retirees and families are attracted to the abundance of green spaces and peaceful suburban lifestyle. According to data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the present population has reached around 6100 residents and 2000 families settled in. The median age is 40 years old with most people belonging to the 40 to 45-year-old age group. There are also over 2200 private dwellings that have been established. 

Scoresby Jells Park

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Travel & Infrastructure

Commuters are able to utilise a number of public transport options for smooth journeys. Under 8kms, the Ferntree Gully Railway Station is operated by Metro Trains and has 2 platforms heading along the Belgrave line. You can also catch the train from Boronia Station which also follows the Belgrave line. Buses are running regularly with plenty of stops scattered across the vicinity, including at Scoresby Road and Ferntree Gully Road. Those driving can easily take the Eastlink or High Street leading to nearby highways. 

In June 2022, the Knox City Council received plans from Development Victoria which involved putting together a two stage subdivision and the construction of wetlands on the corner of Burwood Highway and Scoresby Road. The project aims to create cycling and walking tracks and a bird lookout. Earlier this year, the council also received funding from the Victorian Government to support the development of outdoor community dining locations and delivery of events in line with the COVID Safe Outdoor Activation Fund. 

 

Shopping

At Scoresby, you won’t need to search far for your shopping necessities with retailers just around the corner. The Stud Park Shopping Centre is only a 3km trip and has department stores, a food court and a supermarket. Along Darryl Street, there are also a couple of markets, groceries and casual eateries lined up. Meanwhile, the Westfield Knox Shopping Centre is packed with household brands, dining choices and entertainment around 4kms away. Get your day started with a hot drink from Scoresby Cafe or from Cafe Dinicious. Make dinner plans at the Stamford Inn on Stud Road which hosts a family bistro and steakhouse with live music. Share meals together with an upscale setting at Archie’s Farm Restaurant & Bar or at the San Lorenzo Restaurant.

Scoresby Homestead Cafe

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Schools & Recreation

Parents with students can pick from a handful of schools that are conveniently close to home. The Scoresby West Preschool Centre is a quick walk while the Berrabri Preschool and the Scoresby Village Childcare Centre are both less than 2kms away. Primary year levels can attend the St. Judes Primary School while high schoolers can join the Scoresby Secondary College. Close by, the Knox Gardens Primary School and the Waverley Christian College Wantirna South Campus are also available. Furthermore, the Swinburne University of Technology Wantirna Campus is just a 3km drive. 

Overflowing with fun activities and amenities, there’s plenty to see and get involved with. Bring the family along to visit the Chesterfield Farm and go on a tractor ride, experience feeding farm animals, watch the dog show or have a nice picnic. Just next door, relax at Jells Park with open lawns right by the lakeside. Spend the day roller skating at the Caribbean Rollerama or check out the museum exhibits at the Melbourne Steam Traction Engine Club. The Dandenong Valley Wetlands is a great spot for a bike ride with lots of bird life and natural sights. Set against the backdrop of the Dandenong Ranges, get together with friends at the Kingston Links Golf Course. Around 5kms away, The Monash Gallery of Art displays unique collections, holds group tours and monthly events. It also has a sculpture park where you can freely wander around and take in various artworks. 

Surrounded by comfortable parks and facilities, don’t hesitate finding or investing in a new home at Scoresby. 

Scoresby Caribbean Rollerama

Image Credit: racv.com.au

 

Looking to purchase an off the plan property in Scoresby? Get in touch with iBuyNew and speak to our team of experts on 1300 123 463 to find out how we can help. Click here to find out the latest facts and figures on Scoresby.

 

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Published on 31st of October 2022 by Davina Deluao
Davina Deluao
Davina Deluao

Davina graduated from Swinburne University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Journalism. Through travelling and studying abroad in NYC and LA, her interests in property and design grew and became a strong pursuit. Davina has been writing for iBuildNew Group since 2019.

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