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Lifestyle Phillip Island - The ideal island experience for retirement


Located on Settlement Road in Cowes, Lifestyle Phillip Island presents the ultimate opportunity to experience a never-ending island staycation when considering retirement on the Bass Coast. Surrounded by beaches, expansive parklands, wildlife and all the amenities that make for a truly exceptional coastal lifestyle, you’ll live the island fanta-sea you’ve always dreamed of.

Catch a wave

If you love to make a splash, Lifestyle Phillip Island is positioned enviably close to Cowes, one of Victoria’s only north-facing beaches. Cowes Jetty, is the perfect spot to enjoy a refreshing swim, a fin-tastic fishing trip or a sea-nic afternoon aboard the community boat.

With the beach a short 350m from our seaside community, you can effortlessly amble (or sprint!) your way to spend the day by the bay.

Lifestyle Phillip Island - Beachside location

Surrounded by all the essentials

Lifestyle Phillip Island is a short 3-minute drive to Cowes Shopping Centre and the array of amenities dotted along Thompson Avenue.

From bakers, butchers, beauty salons and banks, to major supermarkets, cafés, restaurants, bars, pharmacies, medical centres and boutique stores, the Town Centre has all the essentials for a convenient and connected lifestyle of ease.

Wine time

When it’s time to sip back, relax and enjoy the serenity of island life with a glass of vino in hand, Phillip Island Winery is close by to wet your whistle (a 7-minute drive, to be exact). Purple Hen Winery is only slightly further afield, a 15-minute drive from home.

Grooves, golf and Grand Prix fun

Phillip Island hosts a range of exciting sporting and musical opportunities. If you love spending your days hitting up the local golf club, you’ll be well catered for with Phillip Island Golf Club and Cowes Golf Club both a short drive from home.

Torque-ing about sport, motorsport enthusiasts are bound to love the exhilaration of living minutes from the Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit, which plays host to the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix, World Superbike Championships and the V8 Supercars every year. Your need for speed will surely be satisfied!

For music lovers and makers, the island’s Jazz Festival which takes place every November is an unforgettable event, bringing together highly talented jazz musicians, singers and supporters.

Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix

Natural beauty

Phillip Island is famed for its natural beauty and abundant wildlife. From waddling penguins, to dozing koalas and furry seals, the island is renowned for the extraordinary wildlife that call it home. At Lifestyle Phillip Island, you’ll be perfectly positioned to witness it all at the Penguin Parade, Koala Conservation Centre and Seal Rocks.

For those who love to spend time in the great outdoors, a network of lush parks and expansive greenery can be found close to home. A peaceful walk or an exhilarating cycle through the Phillip Island Coastal Reserve or Saltwater Creek Reserve are shore to make you feel refreshed and re-energised.

Retirement living never looked so idyllic.

It's not just for homeowners looking to downsize, Lifestyle Phillip Island is perfectly suited for Over 50s looking to live a simpler, low-maintenance life, within easy reach of a carefree lifestyle. We call it Rewirement, not Retirement, and its all about you!