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Retirement Bliss: The Southeast Lifestyle Communities®

Cranbourne Royal Botanic Garden SE South East Melbourne

Nestled in the Southeast of Melbourne lies a range of lifestyle communities that cater to the needs of seniors who are seeking comfort, security, and an active lifestyle. With endless amenities, a thriving community spirit, and prime locations, it's no wonder that Lifestyle Communities® in Melbourne's Southeast are becoming increasingly popular downsizing options.

Prime location

Melbourne's Southeast is undoubtedly one of the most accessible regions in Melbourne, with excellent infrastructure, public transport, and major roadways in and out of the CBD making it a prime location for those who wish to stay connected to the city's cultural precincts. Not to mention, the region is also home to some of Australia's best beaches, including St Kilda Beach, Brighton Beach, and Sandringham Beach.

But, let's face it, sometimes you don't want to be in the centre of the hustle and bustle. The South East allows you that escape - with stunning beaches and parks nearby and plenty of day trip options along the Great Ocean Road, Phillip Island or the Dandenong Ranges. Living in Cranbourne puts you in the perfect position to explore all that Victoria has to offer as an over 50.

The South East is all about lifestyle and convenience, with a range of shopping options near your doorstep, including major shopping centres and local markets. Spend your retirement days exploring the markets and boutiques in Berwick or at the Bunyip Country Markets where you can get fresh produce and handmade crafts.


Like Melbourne's West, the Southeast of Melbourne offers affordable living options, including Lifestyle Communities® which are the new and improved retirement villages. These boast a modern design, comfort, and a range of affordable housing options. Seniors seeking an affordable home without compromising on quality of care and lifestyle will find the Southeast to be a worthy option.

Say goodbye to the hassle of maintaining a large family home, and embrace the convenience and comfort of a Lifestyle Community - with a range of facilities to cater to your needs. Whether it be an established community like Lifestyle Casey Fields or Lifestyle Berwick Waters, or a new community like Lifestyle Riverfield or Lifestyle Meridian there is a community for everyone.

Endless Fun

There is no shortage of fun in Melbourne's Southeast, with plenty of activities and entertainment options to enjoy. Take a stroll through the Royal Botanical Gardens Victoria, immerse yourself in a new book in one of the Southeast's numerous independent bookstores or catch a performance at the iconic Palais Theatre.

The South East is home to a range of activities for active seniors to partake in - from walking tracks and bike trails to golf courses and bowling clubs. Not to mention tantalizing food options with delicious brunch spots, top-rated pubs, and modern restaurants sprinkled throughout the area.

Plus, with areas like Pakenham's location, you have easy access to some of Victoria's best wineries and craft breweries in nearby Gippsland and the Mornington Peninsula. With a variety of live music and open-mic nights to enjoy or even arts and theatre events in Melbourne.

Community Spirit

The Southeast of Melbourne is renowned for its vibrant community atmosphere. With a plethora of community centres, sports facilities, clubs, and entertainment venues, seniors joining a lifestyle community melt seamlessly into a thriving community of like-minded people who enjoy taking on new challenges and meeting new people.

The South East is also home to plenty of job opportunities and volunteer work, with numerous businesses and local charities looking for experienced and valuable workers. This means that you can continue to work while living in your luxurious home.

Growing Amenities

Lifestyle communities in Melbourne's Southeast are constantly striving to improve on the already excellent amenities provided for its residents. With central clubhouses, well-equipped gyms, and activity centres, there's never a dull moment in the Southeast. With more new Lifestyle Communities® being built across Victoria, seniors now have more choices than ever before.


Staying healthy is important, and living in a Lifestyle Community in Melbourne's Southeast means you have easy access to a range of quality healthcare services. The region is home to several reputable hospitals, including the Monash Health Network, which is renowned for its exceptional, patient-centered care.

Melbourne's Southeast is also home to a range of medical centres, general practitioners, and specialists, providing a range of personalised care services. The Southeast's healthcare providers are amongst the best in Melbourne and are equipped to provide seniors with the personalised care they need, right on their doorstep.

Seniors seeking prime, affordable homes and a community atmosphere that celebrates their adventurous spirit can look no further than Melbourne's Southeast's lifestyle communities. Whether it's the vibrant community spirit, growing amenities, or endless entertainment, the Southeast provides everything seniors need to enjoy a fulfilling life.

Book a tour to come into one of our South East communities on 1300 50 55 60 and experience what it’s like to downsize to a bigger life.

Contact Lifestyle Communities® today! To learn more about Lifestyle Communities in the South East, and all the benefits of living in these retirement living communities call 1300 50 55 60.

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