07 July 2020   

1 min read
With location comes lifestyle and Stockland Bundoora Retirement Village will keep you living a fulfilling life right into retirement. Only a hop, skip and a jump away, you have so much to enjoy with family, friends and your local community.

From parklands, entertainment, shopping and dining – you are living amongst everything you need right here at Bundoora Village Retirement Village VIC. Here are a few of our local favourites you can enjoy – all part of your City of Darebin!

Ziffanos
Location: 9 Janefield Drive Bundoora
Phone: 03 8560 2555
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Looking for a quality spot for a social get-together over a good meal? Ziffanos restaurant and bar is just the spot, and it’s just over a kilometre from our village. A place where good food meets great people you can enjoy dining from breakfast to dinner with all the big breakfast favourites we know and love, right through to pasta, risotto, and all the Aussie favourites you would usually find in a pub! If it’s a quick dinner with friends or a celebration with family then the a la carte, alfresco or private dining has you covered no matter the occasion. We’re sure it’ll become your new local!

Bundoora Homestead Art Centre
Location: 7 Prospect Hill Drive Bundoora
Phone: 03 9496 1060
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Bundoora Homestead Art Centre is a magnificent Queen Anne style Federation mansion built in 1900, now operating as a historic house, art gallery and cafe! Immerse yourself in history while strolling the halls lined with contemporary art exhibitions throughout the year. Or join artist talks, workshops and events designed to inspire, inform and enjoy. Soak up the history and take one of the guided tours. After taking it all in why not sit back and relax with a delicious meal from the onsite cafe featuring a menu designed with locally sourced products. With regular art exhibitions throughout the year, this is a place for you to keep revisiting and enjoying a little culture in your life! It’s just a 4.1km drive from our village.

 

Plenty Gorge Parklands
Location: 25 Lincare Drive Bundoora
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Our home at Bundoora Village has been beautifully designed to showcase the views of Plenty Gorge Parklands, a stunning landscape with an abundance of native wildlife right in your backyard! Grab your family, pack a picnic and enjoy the family-friendly Red Gum Picnic Area featuring a children's adventure playground and picnic tables. Once lunch has settled and the grandkids are happy, why not finish your day with a beautiful walk along the gorge to marvel at the wildlife. Now if you really want to venture out then you can grab the family and stay overnight together at Nioka Bush Camp - a great place for a group camp, a spot of fishing and the perfect setting to take in the pink hues of the cliffs rising above the lake.

Greensborough Plaza Shopping Centre
Location: 25 Main Street Greensborough
Phone: 03 9435 4000
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Need to grab some groceries? Or perhaps it’s some retail therapy you’re after? Greensborough Plaza Shopping Centre is the go-to for our residents, 6km down the road from our village. This shopping centre offers our residents everything from fresh food, entertainment, homewares, fashion and sporting goods all under the one roof. Enjoy a day out with a coffee catchup at Rozi’s, a lunch with friends at Tables on the Green, a spot of shopping or you might even like to catch the latest flick at Hoyts Cinema. Just what we like, shopping is always easy at Greensborough Plaza with a large variety of retail on offer and plenty of free parking for 4 hours. And here’s the hot tip! Before you head down make sure you look up their special offers listed on the website for a nice discount! Shopping centres can be so much more than the daily or weekly grocery shop.

The Greenery Garden Centre
Location: 4 Banksia Street Heidelberg
Phone: 03 9459 8433
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Most of us love being outdoors here at Bundoora Village, enjoying our beautiful gardens. Did you know that we have the gorgeous Greenery Garden Centre 12km away from us? Located on a gentle bend of the Yarra River, this cute garden centre has been with one owner for 42 years, meaning you’re in the hands of an expert here! Take a short trip to be inspired by their extensive range of plants, water features, pots and planters, garden art and even outdoor furniture. If you’re unsure what you need, they have a virtual tour on their website that will help to inspire your journey before you go and plan what’s right for your garden! Less time shopping and more time planting, just what we like.