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Lifestyle Ridgelea, make the move to Pakenham

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Pakenham is a suburb located 53 kilometres southeast of Melbourne's central business district. With a population of over 54,000 people, Pakenham has become one of the most popular suburbs to live in Melbourne.

In the thriving suburb of Pakenham in Southeast Melbourne, Victoria you will find Lifestyle Ridgelea. Lifestyle Communities® newest location, with a brand-new concept for working, semi-retired, and retired downsizers.

Lifestyle Ridgelea is set to revolutionise the way we think about community living. Here's why you should make the move to Lifestyle Ridgelea as your number one retirement living choice today.


One of the main reasons why Pakenham is the best suburb to live in, is its affordability. This is no different at Lifestyle Communities®. Compared to other suburbs in Melbourne, Pakenham offers affordable housing options for people looking to buy.

The median house price in Pakenham is lower than the average price in Melbourne. This makes it an attractive option for individuals who want to free up equity and downsize to Lifestyle Ridgelea.

Access to Public Transport

Pakenham is known for its excellent public transport connectivity. The Pakenham railway station is one of the busiest stations in Melbourne, offering easy access to the city and other suburbs. The train journey from Pakenham to Melbourne takes approximately 50 minutes, making it a great option for people who work in the city. In addition to trains, Pakenham also has a bus network that connects the suburb to other parts of Melbourne.

Great Education Options

At Lifestyle Ridgelea we make sure there are benefits for you and your family. Pakenham offers great education options for children. The suburb has several primary and secondary schools, including government and private schools. Pakenham also has a campus of Chisholm TAFE, which offers a wide range of courses and vocational training options. For any family members to attend!

Parks and Recreation

Pakenham is home to several parks and recreation areas, making it a great place for outdoor enthusiasts. The suburb has several playgrounds, walking tracks, and bike paths that are perfect for a lovely Sunday walk.

The Pakenham Regional Tennis Centre and Pakenham Golf Course are also popular recreational facilities in the area. While Lifestyle Ridgelea offers sports fields, a gym, a pool and much more, you have unlimited options. Lifestyle Communities® is so much more than a retirement village.

Shopping and Dining

Pakenham offers great shopping and dining options for its residents. The suburb has several shopping centres, including Pakenham Central Marketplace and Pakenham Place Shopping Centre. These shopping centres have supermarkets, specialty stores, and dining options. Pakenham also has several restaurants and cafes that offer a variety of cuisines, making it a great place for foodies.

Growing Community

Pakenham is a growing suburb, with new developments and infrastructure projects in the works. The suburb has a diverse population, making it a great place to meet new people and make friends. The growing community has also had an increase in local businesses and job opportunities, making it a great place to work.

Access to Healthcare

Pakenham has several healthcare facilities, making it a great suburb for families and seniors. The suburb has a public hospital, the Pakenham Health Centre, and several medical clinics and pharmacies. The healthcare facilities in Pakenham provide quality healthcare services to residents, making it a great place to live for people who prioritise their health.

Why Lifestyle Rideglea?

At Lifestyle Ridgelea, everything you need is right on your doorstep. Our private resident’s clubhouse is the heart of our community, featuring a cinema, gym, games rooms, pools, and more, all beautifully maintained by our team of community managers. Say goodbye to the hassle of maintaining a large home and yard and say hello to effortless living.

Live Effortlessly

Our homes are perfectly designed for downsizers, with low-maintenance features and all the modern conveniences you could want. Plus, with a private and gated community, you can enjoy the safety, security, and peace of mind that comes with living in a welcoming environment.

Downsize Without Compromise

One of the biggest concerns for those looking to downsize is the idea of compromising on their lifestyle. At Lifestyle Ridgelea, we understand that downsizing doesn't mean sacrificing the things you love. Our homes are perfectly designed to meet the needs of all downsizers! With spacious layouts, modern finishes, and all the amenities you could ever desire.

Whether you're looking for a one or two-bedroom home, we have a range of options to suit your needs. Plus, with a dedicated team of community managers on hand to take care of maintenance and repairs, you can spend your time doing the things you love.

Experience a World-Class Community

Lifestyle Ridgelea is Melbourne's leading downsizing village, and it's easy to see why. With a collective of village residents enjoying their downsized and retirement living amongst beautiful home designs, Lifestyle Ridgelea is a world-class community that offers the best of everything. From the private resident’s clubhouse to the stunning natural surroundings, Lifestyle Ridgelea is the perfect place to call home. Plus, with a range of social events and activities on offer, there's always something to do and someone to meet.

Join a Thriving Community

Pakenham is a thriving suburb in Southeast Melbourne, and Lifestyle Ridgelea is at the heart of it all. With easy access to public transport and major highways, getting around is a breeze. Plus, with a range of local amenities including shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues, you'll never be bored. Whether you're looking for a quiet place to relax or a bustling community to explore, Pakenham has something for everyone.

Register Your Interest Today

Are you ready to experience the best of downsized living? Register your interest now to be on our Can't Wait List for more information about Lifestyle Ridglea. With a brand-new concept for working, semi-retired, and retired downsizers, Lifestyle Ridgelea is set to revolutionise the way we think about community and over 50's living.


Pakenham is the best suburb to live in Melbourne. It offers affordable housing options, great education options, excellent public transport connectivity, parks and recreation areas, shopping and dining options, a growing community, and access to quality healthcare services. With all these great features, Pakenham is a great place to live, work, and retire.