The Patch website has seen an increase in those looking at Wollert, a suburb located in Melbourne’s north just 29km from the CBD.
In 2016, the population was around 10,000 but is set to boom with an array of housing estates offering different types of land and home designs to suit all kinds of lifestyles and families.
Here are 10 other reasons why Wollert is one of Melbourne’s hottest suburbs for 2020:
1) Choice of land sizes and home designs
The array of estates and developers in the area means that Wollert has plenty to offer those looking to buy their first home, upgrade, or downsize.
2) Future amenities
A number of exciting future amenities are planned for Wollert, including sports grounds, retail, parks, school and entertainment. The Patch is lucky to be home to future sports grounds, a retail town centre, parks and future government Primary and Secondary school. All these make Wollert a really exciting opportunity for home buyers.
3) Proximity to established amenities
Wollert benefits from close proximity to the growing suburbs of Mernda, Craigieburn and Epping. Established and new schools, shops, parks and sports facilities abound in these neighbourhoods just a short drive from Wollert.
4) Access to public transport
With three train stations within 20 minutes drive away and an established bus route, Wollert makes it easier to commute to the CBD, access schools and enjoy the local area facilities.
5) Road links to greater Melbourne
Wollert’s location gives it great access to the freeways and highways taking you to greater Melbourne including the airports, beaches and shopping hubs.
6) Wollert General Store
This general store, according to locals, has the best chicken schnitzel roll in Melbourne! Offering a range of services and goods, Wollert General Store is an institution and much adored by the community.
7) Masterplanned designs
The communities entering the area have been carefully and thoughtfully masterplanned for the future. Enjoy future kilometres of walking and cycling paths, landscaped streets and intelligent street design.
8) Events and activities in the local area
Wollert is part of the City of Whittlesea, who hosts a wide range of events throughout the year. From the Sweet Eats Fest to community festivals, local markets and workshops, your whole family will find something they love to do in Whittlesea.
9) Strong history and community
Locals are proud of Wollert, a suburb that has existed since the 1830s. The name comes from indigenous descendants Woiwurrung word meaning “where possums abound”. Community spirit can be felt in each local you encounter.
10) Affordable price
Despite its proximity to the CBD, Wollert offers affordable housing. A brand new four-bedroom home can be found for about $575,000, well below the Metropolitan Melbourne average sale of $860,000.
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