Located approximately 23 kilometres away from the CBD, Ringwood is at the epicentre of a superb network of major arterial roads and rail connections. As Melbourne’s gateway to the east, Ringwood is now the focus of significant public and private investment, employment growth and renewal.
Ringwood is home to over sixteen thousand people and provides a relaxed, family-oriented lifestyle away from the hustle and bustle of city living with easy access to the Yarra Valley and many other destination suburbs.
While many homes in the area have maintained their period architecture, Ringwood is currently undergoing a rejuvenation that is giving the area a more modern feel. It has recently undergone some major projects such as the Ringwood Railway Station upgrade, the $665 million-dollar Eastland Shopping Centre revamp, construction of world class aquatics centre ‘Aquanation’, and the recent addition of Costco in the centre of Ringwood.
Schooling and Leisure
Catering strongly for families, Ringwood is home to many striking educational facilities, such as Aquinas College, Ringwood Secondary College, Norwood Secondary, and Yarra Valley Grammar. In the centre of it all you will find Ringwood Lake Park, giving you a remarkable view of Ringwood’s bush land and greenery, including a lake, walking tracks to explore, a park for the kids to enjoy, picnic shelters and barbeques when you want to spend your day in the outdoors relaxing with the some family and friends.
Shopping and Restaurants
Ringwood is now an area of popular demand with Costco, and the newly finished $665 million-dollar Eastland Shopping Centre expansion. Eastland has welcomed some of the great high-end stores such as H&M, Myer, David Jones, Mecca Maxima and many other popular designer stores. Eastland's expansion has had an incredibly positive outcome to the area, placing Ringwood as a travel destination offering the same high-end shopping as you would normally only find in the CBD.
If it wasn’t popular enough, Eastland’s Town Square is a major hotspot to many upbeat and vibrant restaurants such as Hunter and Barrell, 400 Gradi, Huxta Burger, Jimmy Grants which is inspired by George Calombaris, and an abundance more.
With Eastland's latest addition of the Sage Hotel, being right in the heart of Ringwood, so close to public transport and almost directly across from Ringwood Station, this all reflects the areas positive investment and you can see there is no wonder Ringwood is such a popular, fast growing suburb that has something to offer for everybody.
If you would like to discuss Ringwood’s lifestyle please contact one of our area experts.
Ringwood Median Price:
The median house price recorded by the REIV in the June 2017 quarter was $947,500. The median unit price recorded by the REIV in the March 2017 quarter was $598,550.