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The perfect blend of connectivity and tranquillity for Pakenham Retirement Living

Ridgelea Estate

Located in Ridgelea Estate in Pakenham, Lifestyle Ridgelea is set to be Lifestyle Communities eighth community in Melbourne’s thriving South East Region. Striking the perfect balance of natural beauty and urban connectivity; established amenity and emerging opportunity, this next-generation retirement village promises a lifestyle of comfort, convenience and enjoyment within easy reach of Pakenham.

Effortless access to all the essentials that Pakenham offers.

Lifestyle Ridgelea is just a 10-minute drive from a range of local shopping precincts, including Cardinia Lakes Shopping Centre, Pakenham Central Marketplace and Heritage Springs Shopping Centre. Here you’ll find everyday essentials from retail to restaurants, banks to bakeries, butchers and beauty salons, pharmacies and more. Plus, the restaurants, boutiques and services of High Street Berwick are only 20 minutes from home. Whether you’re grocery shopping, running errands, meeting friends for coffee or enjoying some retail therapy, you’ll never have to travel far.

When it’s time for a bigger shopping experience, the entertainment, fashion and eatery hot spots of Westfield Fountain Gate are just a 22-minute drive away.

For total peace of mind, local healthcare is close by, with Monash Health Pakenham and Cardinia Medical Centre just a 7-minute drive away, and Rise Medical Centre reachable within 17 minutes. Completing the picture of health, Casey Hospital is just 24 minutes from your doorstep.

Natural escapes

Here’s one for the nature and wildlife lovers! There are boundless opportunities to embrace nature both inside and outside our lush community. Beyond our perfectly maintained gardens and streetscapes, you’ll discover a network of local parklands and reserves, including Eastone Reserve, BJ Wallis Gardens and Deep Creek Reserve. Showcasing picturesque wetlands, sprawling greenery, boardwalks, walking tracks and picnic spots, they’re the perfect local destinations to walk, run, cycle, sit, relax and simply be amongst nature.

For more natural adventures, visit RJ Chambers Flora and Fauna Reserve, a 17-minute drive away, or Bunyip State Park, just 25 minutes from home. Complete with scenic walking trails, look-out points and plenty of opportunities to observe the local flora and fauna, these leafy destinations are the ideal place to clear your mind or invigorate your senses.

A day on the green

Prefer to slice and serve on the tennis court? No problem! Pakenham Regional Tennis Centre is just 10 minutes from home, offering 14 plexi-cushion and 4 synthetic grass courts as well as a multi-purpose function room, kiosk, bar and changing rooms.

For those who enjoy the glamour and vibrancy of horse racing, Pakenham Racing Club is just a 14-minute drive away and hosts an exciting calendar of day and night racing events throughout the year.

Live life, well-connected

Lifestyle Ridgelea is serviced by a well-established network of public transport services and arterial roads, keeping you connected to all your favourite destinations.

Bordered by the Princes Highway to the north, and Princes Freeway to the south, getting out and about is easy. From here, you can reach EastLink in 35 minutes, the Melbourne CBD in 60 minutes, and Tullamarine Airport in 80 minutes.

When you need to travel by train, Pakenham Station and Nar Nar Goon Station are less than a 10-minute drive away. For a different kind of train experience, the much-loved Puffing Billy steam railway is less than 30-minutes from home, providing a fantastic day out for every member of the family, accompanied by breathtaking views of the Dandenong Ranges.

Wine not?

With a selection of renowned wineries at your feet, you won’t need an excuse to treat yourself to a cheeky vino. Within 20 minutes you can be sippin’ pretty at Cannibal Creek Vineyard, D’Angelo Estate Winery and Carlei Green Vineyards.