With location comes lifestyle and Stockland Knox Retirement Village will keep you living a fulfilling life right into retirement. Do as the villagers do, and spend your days out and about enjoying nature, recreational activities or café bites from local eateries.
From the nearby ranges, golf course and shopping amenities – live amongst everything you could possibly want at Stockland Knox Retirement Village, nestled in Wantirna South. We’ve even selected a few of our favourite places to fill your days!
Knox Shopping Centre
Location: 425 Burwood Highway Wantirna
Phone: 03 9814 5000
How lucky are our residents, living right across the road from Westfield Knox Shopping Centre! More than just a shopping centre, Westfield Knox is a lifestyle destination with inclusive and welcoming spaces designed throughout the centre serving as a place to catch up with friends, family or get in some good people watching. So, whether you want to shop at one of their many retailers both big and small, pop down for a coffee with friends, catch up with family over lunch at Billy’s Kitchen or The Bavarian, take your grandchildren to the playground or catch the latest must-see movie, it’s all under the one roof. This lifestyle hub is about so much more than your daily errands, and it’s right there for you to enjoy however you like to fill your days!
Heirs of Grace Cafe
Location: 436 Burwood Highway Wantirna South
Phone: 03 9800 3817
Looking to kick-start your day with a coffee or catch up with family and friends? Heirs of Grace Café is located 450m away and offers renowned coffees served in a relaxing and friendly atmosphere. Take the grandchildren for an outing and enjoy the fantastic kids play area, sit and watch the world go by in a buzzing atmosphere filled with the aroma of good coffee or enjoy scrumptious goodies, breakfast and lunch from owners Nick and Rochelle who are a big part of the local community with their charitable endeavours. With a 4.7/5 rating, you’re in good hands!
Location: 530 Burwood Highway Wantirna
Phone: 03 9801 1637
Enjoy your days in our village pottering about in the communal garden, chatting with friends and watching your seeds come to life. With the Banksia Nursery just 750m away, you’ll be set with all your gardening tools and supplies at the ready. Banksia Nursery is a local icon, first opening its doors in 1964 and to this day remains a family-owned nursery. There is a wide range of indoor plants and pots to hydroponic and aquaponic setups, water plants and ponds, trees, shrubs, native plants, exotics, seedlings for instant year-round colour and veggie gardens, as well as giftware, wall art and outdoor furniture.
You came for the gardening supplies, but you’ll want to stay at the café to enjoy a coffee with fellow gardening enthusiasts! Plus, with qualified staff who have years of knowledge and expertise, you might even learn a new trick or two to fuel your passion even further!
Location: 530 Burwood Highway Wantirna
Phone: 03 8739 8000
Fill your days with nature, exploration and a little fun at the Dandenong Ranges only 12km away from our village. With a breathtaking scenery on show, romantic hideaways and indulgent adventures you’re sure to find many reasons to keep visiting the Dandenong Ranges, a haven of hidden delights with scenic winding roads and quaint hilltop villages. Take a walk and enjoy the scenic ornamental gardens brought to life from the perfectly cool climate of the region, or, take a gentle walk or hike throughout the various tracks and trails catering for all hiking abilities. If cycling is your thing, the Dandenong Ranges are one of Melbourne’s most popular cycling areas with off-road mountain bike trails or popular road cycling climbs. There’s several lookouts and views to take in the spectacular views on both sides of the range. On a clear day, features as far as Mount Macedon, the You Yangs and Port Philip Bay can be seen while the impressive views across to the blue and green colour of the Great Dividing Range are superb especially at sunrise. If it’s scenery that you’re after and you don’t feel up to walking, take a drive throughout the abundance of winding roads and experience the towering mountain ash, fern gullies and farm-gates. On the relaxation front, you’ve got more than enough picnic spots to choose from that are perfect for a private romantic picnic or a family BBQ. There are also various coffee shops, restaurants, bed and breakfasts, craft shops, antique shops and nurseries throughout the area that will keep you from ever wanting to leave!
Morack Public Golf Course
Location: Cnr Morack & East Roads Vermont South
Phone: 03 9801 4479
Highly regarded as one of suburban Melbourne’s most popular courses is the Morack Public Golf Course, 5kms down the road. This course is the go-to place if you want to be social, keep fit and learn new golf techniques. Featuring an 18-hole golf course, a driving range, club meeting rooms, an onsite golf shop and a golf academy, Morack has everything you and your village friends will need. There’s an excellent variety of holes including five par 3’s, ten par 4’s and three par 5’s. Whether it’s a friendly social game or you’re the competitive type Morack currently hosts four golf clubs who meet during the week for these events. So, round up your friends and unpack your golf gear, it’s tee time!