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RINGWOOD EAST

Ringwood East is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 25km east from Melbourne's Central Business District. Its Local Government Area is the City of Maroondah. At the 2006 Census, Ringwood East had a population of 9,280. It is located in the "Green Belt" of Melbourne with a lot of native trees and wildlife preserved in areas such as Wombalono Park and its surrounding suburban streets.

 

The access to high performing public schools such as Ringwood Secondary College, as well as renowned private schools Tintern Girls Grammar and Aquinas College is leading to high demand for housing in Ringwood East. The area is now being seen as a real life-style option by people who may have previously looked to areas such as Balwyn and Camberwell for quality schools.

 

Ringwood East has its own railway station which is a Zone 2 station on the Lilydale railway line. Ringwood East Post Office opened around 1902 in what was then a rural area, before the railway station opened in 1925.

 

The suburb has an Australian Rules football team, The East Ringwood Kangaroos, competing in the Eastern Districts Football League. The Roo's are based at the reserve on the corner of Mount Dandenong Road and Dublin Road. The East Ringwood Cricket Club and Tennis Club are also on the same large block of land.

 

Enjoy the tranquility of living close to the hills, yet with public transport close enough to take you right into the heart of the city with ease. Local shops and supermarkets offer convenient shopping. The suburb also offers diverse living with ever changing streetscapes catering for both first home buyers right through to luxurious, up market living.

RINGWOOD

Ringwood, a suburb of Melbourne, sits 23km from Melbourne's Central Business District, along Maroondah Highway and between the suburbs of Mitcham and Ringwood East. Ringwood real estate is popular with young families.
 
Recently selected by the Government to become one of the seven main business and residential areas outside of the CBD, Ringwood is a hub of activity and development.
 
Ringwood is an important area for infrastructure which serves the entire outer-east. The railway station is the interchange for the Belgrave and Lilydale lines and across from it sits Eastland, a major shopping centre. The suburb also includes a large public hospital and is a hub for traffic using EastLink.
 
With 7 high schools, 7 primary schools (including junior campuses of the grammar schools) and many parks, including Ringwood Lake, Ringwood is a great area to raise a family. Real Estate 1st Ringwood East has been serving Ringwood residents for over 5 years.

HEATHMONT

Heathmont is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 24km east from Melbourne's Central Business District. Its Local Government Area is the City of Maroondah. At the 2006 Census, Heathmont had a population of 8,449.

 

Heathmont was originally covered by hedge-to-hedge apple orchards. The name appears to have come from the rising land in the area having heath or low shrub-like vegetation on it. The first shop opened in 1923 in front of a house. The population has grown from 600 people in 1953 to 8,787 people by 2001.

 

Heathmont Post Office opened on 15 February 1929, some time after the railway station opened in 1926.

 

Heathmont railway station is located just off Canterbury Road (which runs through the heart of the suburb) and is on the Belgrave railway line. It is within the ticketing Zone 2.

 

The Heathmont Shopping Centre provides services to the suburb. It includes a handful of cafes (including modern inner-city-style Spot + Nosh and Barclays), Italian restaurant Lipari Bistro, a Bendigo bank, a Commonwealth bank, two bakeries (including a Baker's Delight), a newsagent, takeaway shops, a Retravision store and a post office. There is plenty of parking and the main shopping precinct is opposite the Heathmont Railway Station. The distant Dandenong mountain ranges are visible from much of this shopping strip, offering a somewhat 'Californian' feel to the environment.

 

 

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