When it comes to the makings of a good community, there are a few factors to consider; affluence, amenities and community engagement are just a few of the facets that can help make a community great. Ringwood exudes many of these qualities, making it one of the most happening and thriving suburbs in all of Australia right now – and things keep getting better for it.
Nestled around 20 kilometres, east of Melbourne, Ringwood is a thriving centre in the midst of a transition into one of the largest retail and commercial centre’s in the metropolitan area. With the Yarra Valley – known for their sweeping wine vineyards and superb food – nearby, as well as a host of community-driven activities and amenities, Ringwood is an ideal locale for anyone. This post will look at what makes this suburb a fantastic area to live in, explore and experience.
Ringwood is growing
The suburb of Ringwood has been made a top priority by the Victorian Government in their blueprint for Melbourne’s growth and expansion. As a result, Ringwood as an area has been designated a Metropolitan Activity Centre, which puts it at the top of the priority list outwith the city centre.
As a result of the importance placed on the area, Ringwood is tactically placed in the centre of an incredibly well connected network of roads in and out of the suburb. This, alongside the extensive metropolitan and rail networks, makes it one of the biggest catchment locations east of Melbourne. With public and private investments flooding into the locale, employment in the area is fantastically healthy. Moreover, investors have planned ahead and created sustainable development in tandem with comprehensive transport links to make Ringwood a destination and not just a hub. With a vibrant economy, eclectic city centre and a passionate community, it is one of the best places to live in the country at the moment.
At the moment, the centre of Ringwood is hoping to become a fully fleshed, integrated and bustling urban destination. Alongside the core services found here – retail, commercial, residential and leisure – Ringwood also nestles itself in a gorgeous natural landscape that embraces native Australian flora and fauna.
Thanks to the substantial investments and developments that Ringwood has seen, it has quickly become a suburb that fits the bill for a huge demographic. Families will appreciate the expansive leisure facilities, parks and access to the Yarra Valley. Young professionals can enjoy a vibrant nightlife, connections to Melbourne and a truly unique ambience. All told, there are a variety of contemporary lifestyle options that are made available thanks to Ringwood’s unique infrastructure and culture. Better yet, the thriving local economy in the area is set to cause an even more bountiful future for this expanding suburb.