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LIFESTYLE

Montaine’s residents are gifted a location with innumerable offerings within their grasp. Every single day presents a new opportunity to revel in natural beauty - within Croydon or the nearby Dandenong Ranges - or to bask in the warm ambience of the local village.

The Dandenong Ranges

Low and behold the Dandenong Ranges – one of Victoria’s most enchanting destinations and the inspiration behind the name ‘Montaine’. Amid the fresh mountain air, verdant forests and rocky hills form a rural landscape that is inconceivably, less than an hour from the city. Within this lush haven are a myriad of attractions, and plenty of opportunities to reconnect with nature. For many, visiting the ranges makes for a lengthy day trip, though for Croydon’s residents, this consists of a drive less than 20 minutes.

  • Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden

  • 1000 Steps — A challenging yet scenic walk.

  • Botanic Gardens — Vibrant flowers bloom year round.

  • Mount Dandenong — Spectacular natural scenery.

Alfred Nicholas Memorial Gardens

The Alfred Nicholas Gardens boasts its own picturesque lake, as well as a charming, antiquated boathouse. Majestic Mountain Ash trees veil the peaceful destination; an ideal spot for picnics and days spent basking in nature.

1000 Steps

When you’re feeling adventurous, conquer the challenging yet entirely rewarding 1000 Steps. Encompassed by a rainforest, the uphill walk reveals rippling waterfalls, native wildlife sightings, luscious fern gullies and Kokoda Memorial plaques - those who finish the steps are also rewarded with breathtaking views of the Dandenongs.

William Ricketts Sanctuary

Created by William Ricketts himself, this tranquil inlet was designed to promote reflection and replenishment in those who visit. The fascinating location exhibits 90 sculptures of Indigenous people - a community that inspired much of Rickett’s work – and is adorned in luscious vegetation.

Puffing Billy

A Victorian icon, the famed Puffing Billy has been carrying passengers through the Dandenong Ranges for over one hundred years. Providing the perfect opportunity to sit back and admire the verdant surrounds, the experience is a family favourite to be enjoyed time and again.

Mt Dandenong Observatory

For panoramic views of the Dandenongs in their entirety, visit the popular Mount Dandenong Observatory. Sitting at 633m above sea level, it’s the highest lookout point in the area, presenting views as far as Port Phillip Bay.

Emerald Lake

Emerald Lake is an idyllic location, profuse with amenities to enjoy. Set up a picnic in the adjoining park and admire the water, go paddle boating, try your hand at fishing or check out the largest model railway in the Southern Hemisphere.

Olinda Falls

Take a scenic stroll to the picturesque Olinda Falls, or through its surrounding wildlife reserve. Encircled in stately trees, impressive displays of bird life are witnessed throughout the green expanse, with occasional sightings of the elusive Lyrebird.

Dandenong Ranges Botanic Gardens

Arguably the Dandenongs’ most beautiful garden, this naturally rich oasis blooms year round thanks to the nurturing climate of the area. The garden is truly ethereal and equipped for moments of pure serenity.

Croydon Village

At the foothills of Mount Dandenong rests Croydon, a locale of leisure so highly adored by those who live within it. Where walking from A to B is all too easy, the village is bestowed with delectable dining destinations, generous shopping spots and entertainment hubs aplenty. Luxuriant parks and stately trees also lace the streets, a green aura reflecting that of the nearby Dandenong Ranges. With community spirit entrenched in every facet, the Croydon way of life is one that is utterly charmed.

  • Kofi Beans

  • Bekendales Cafe — Beloved eatery on Main St.

  • The Public Brewery — Croydon’s bar cross bottle shop.

  • Mr. Beans — Cafe serving quality coffee.

  • Bountiful Home — A local favourite for homewares.

  • OReilly’s Flowers — Florist, furniture and gift shop.

  • Croydon Cinema — Local cinema screening all the new releases.

Croydon Cinema

At the heart of Croydon village is the local cinema, a cosy, four-screen complex, apt for many a night of filmic enjoyment. Decide on a commercial release or art house film, select your poison of choice from the in-house bar, and settle in for a night of entertainment.

OReilly’s Flowers

Get your floral fix at OReilly’s, where the shelves are ornate with exquisite displays of flowers, to be fashioned into lavish bouquets or quaint boxes. Also stocking gifts and the occasional item of furniture, it’s all too easy to leave here with a collection of pieces so beautiful; you just had to take them home with you.

The Public Brewery

A synthesis of brewery, boutique bottle shop and bar, this industrial chic establishment emulates some of the city’s most sought-after watering holes. Come for the generous selection of craft beers and fine wines; stay for the extensive menu of burgers, tasting boards and bar staples.

Kofi Beans

Purveying coffee of the utmost quality, Kofi Beans is a quintessential local favourite. The café’s décor is a nod to Moroccan culture, congruent with a menu that lists a scope of exotic dishes, alongside old school favourites. Moroccan baked eggs are a definite highlight.

Bekendales Cafe

Bekendales has Sunday brunch soirees sorted. Having garnered a reputation among epicureans in the area, the eatery fuses an adventurous menu with friendly staff and bustling ambience. Explore flavours from Malaysia, Cuba and Korea as well as hearty dishes from home.

Croydon Park

A mere 1km from home, Croydon’s thriving park plays host to ample amenities, including a state of the art playground and an expansive sporting oval. Picnic and barbecue areas make for leisurely days spent revelling in the park’s offerings among a spirited, community atmosphere.

Bountiful Home

Here, acquire charming pieces to implement your own inspiring touches throughout Montaine’s interiors. With trinkets, jewellery and ornaments aplenty, the quaint store is also a one-stop shop for all your gifting necessities – birthdays and holidays taken care of.

Eastland; Everything Under One Roof

Having undergone a $655 million development in recent years, Eastland has been reinvigorated into a retail metropolis, now rivalling some of Melbourne’s best shopping centres. Just 10 minutes from Montaine’s milieu, powerhouses like David Jones, Myer and Mecca Maxima bind with designer boutiques, delivering a world-class selection to your fingertips. Various grocery and convenience stores allow for all your errands to be ticked off in one place. And, if all the browsing tires you out, stop for a bite in one of the many restaurants, where all the city’s major culinary names take residence - Jimmy Grants, 400 Gradi, Huxtaburger and more.

  • Eastland

  • Eastland

  • Eastland

Education and Amenities

Among a peaceful, bucolic setting, Croydon plays home to copious amenities and a range of recreational epicentres. Locals of all ages gather at the bowling club, park and public pool for days of leisure, healthy community competition and physical activity. Also within reach are a number of esteemed educational institutions, including Yarra Valley Grammar and Swinburne University - affording ample choice when it comes to education. For commuting inward, be it for work or play, a 10-minute walk sees residents to Croydon Station, a part of the Lilydale line alongside Camberwell and Hawthorn.

  • Bowling Club

  • Croydon Park — State of the art playground.

  • Croydon Memorial Pool — Multi-purpose venue.

  • Croydon Park — Expansive sporting oval.

  • Yarra Valley Grammar — A widely renowned institution.

  • Croydon Station — A 10 minute walk from home.

  • Swinburne University — Offers trades training and reputable apprenticeships.