AREA GUIDE Neighbourhood Nestled just 41 kilometres southeast of Melbourne’s bustling CBD, Berwick beckons with the promise of suburban tranquillity, ideal for families and those seeking a peaceful retreat from the city’s hustle and bustle. Once a quaint village, Berwick has retained its historical charm while seamlessly integrating modern conveniences. Pretty streets are lined with charming cottages and manicured gardens, evoking a sense of timeless elegance that invites residents to relax within its picturesque surroundings. Berwick also offers plenty of contemporary housing due to several new developments that have sprung up in and around the suburb. Things to Do Berwick boasts endless amenities, from lush parks and bustling markets to cosy cafés nestled within historic buildings. Wilson Botanic Park is a real oasis, perfect for leisurely walks amidst lush greenery and serene lakes. Meanwhile, Pioneers Park and The Old Cheese Factory provide glimpses into Berwick’s rich past, adding depth to the suburb’s character. Berwick is similarly spoilt for choice when it comes to markets. Shop for local produce or handmade goods at The Old Cheese Factory’s regular farmers and craft markets or browse over 350 stalls at the weekly Akoonah Park markets. Akoonah Park also hosts seasonal Friday night markets and is home to the Berwick Show, which has been held annually since 1891. Lifestyle In a prime location, Berwick offers a healthy slice of history alongside a diverse choice of housing and schools, abundant green spaces, and plenty of retail therapy options. It’s a place that residents are proud to call home. Berwick’s sense of community is also strong, evident through its regular events and initiatives program, coupled with a safe, welcoming and family-friendly environment. It’s hard to go past this delightful outer east suburb of Melbourne, especially with the added verdant grandeur of the Dandenong Ranges knocking at its door. An ideal choice for those seeking a high-quality lifestyle in Victoria, Berwick is a picturesque backdrop for everyday life. Prized for its blend of historic charm, modern amenities, excellent schools, and abundant green spaces, Berwick offers residents a highly desirable lifestyle in a picturesque suburban setting near the heart of the city. – Anne Haynes, Principal, Belle Property Berwick Berwick Beautiful Berwick offers a picturesque blend of old- world charm and modern allure; a lush slice of just-outside-the-city life that offers benchmark liveability and a welcoming community feel. 06