June 17, 2019

Since it was launched in 2012 Waterford Rise has been the most popular new housing estate in Warragul.

And it is easy to see why!

As the first masterplanned community in West Gippsland it offers a metropolitan design aesthetic based around parks and waterways offering a high quality lifestyle at an affordable price.

With 25 hectares of open space and five major parks – Penaluna, Kestle, Harkness, Strachan and Marrabel that is underconstruction  – it offers a leafy, healthy environment with walkways connecting all the facilities.

This quality of Waterford Rise has been recognised by both local buyers and former Melbourne residents who make up 40% of the sales in the estate.

These people move here to commute to jobs in the booming SE Suburbs, to find new jobs in the area or to retire to a warm and friendly community and a sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of city living.

Purchasers are attracted by the proximity of Waterford Rise to central Warragul and its easy access to Melbourne by freeway or a train just 90 minutes to the Melbourne CBD.

A short walk or drive will take you to the shopping and entertainment heart of the Warragul CBD via the Two Towns Trail or give you access to the Princes Freeway and a direct route to the major shopping centres in Melbourne’s South East.

To date more than 700 lots have been as buyers have been engage by the large lot, treelined streets and spectacular views of the Strezlecki Ranges from its hillside location.

Click here to see the largest display village in the region Display Village 3.

Also central to the popularity of the estate is the Waterford Rise Advantage: every lot comes with engineered site levels, fencing, masonry retaining walls and is fully serviced including high speed fibre optic broadband.

Plus, it close to sporting facilities, public transport, schools and a planned major new hospital, it is merging into the expanding Warragul township that offers more facilities, entertainment and services as its population grows. 

The area around Waterford Rise  offers a range of educational opportunities, with 12 Primary, 3 Secondary and 2 combined schools as well as 3 Training Colleges. 

There’s a host of healthcare providers including the renowned West Gippsland Hospital and connectivity for residents is enhanced by the Route 85 bus service through the estate on its way between Warragul and Drouin. 

And from a lifestyle pointo f view Warragul is located in the centre of a regional paradise at the entrance to Gippsland and its magical mountains, parks, rivers and lakes. 

“One hour from everything” is the catchphrase – from ski fields to waterways and lush state forests to miles of golden beaches the region’s rural hinterland provides some of the world’s finest natural produce.

And the laid back population of more than 15,000 people makes it one of Victoria’s top 20 cities and Baw Baw Shire’s population is expected to grow 50% to more than 60,000 people by 2026.