Werribee is located 20km west of the Melbourne CBD and has become part of Melbourne’s outer metropolitan area. It’s a city that is also a suburb, meaning you get the perfect mix of city living and suburban lifestyle.
Werribee is also the planned site for Labor and the Coalition’s alternative mini CBD, which is just one of our top 5 reasons you should move to Werribee.
This is the name that the Victorian Planning Authority has given to the proposed development. It will be a “National Employment and Innovation Cluster”, making it easier for more people to get jobs away from Melbourne’s CBD. Technology and research companies are being courted to use this development as their next location, where they will converge with the planned university campuses.
There are plans for other mini CBDs around Melbourne as well. Imagine living further out from the traditional CBD, yet still having the same job opportunities with a shorter commute.
An annual rental yield of 3.7% for houses at $351 per week, and 4.4% rental yield for units at $320 per week make Werribee an enticing spot for purchasing an investment property. House prices are also reasonable, and despite booming in the last few decades, there is still a nice mix of contemporary and older, period homes.
There’s no shortage of fun things for adults and kids alike to do, and, combined with the reasonably-priced homes, make Werribee extremely family-friendly. Larger families can often afford a more suitably-sized home than they could in other areas. The majority of people are in established couples or families in Werribee, so you and your children are sure to find plenty of new friends. The marina development provides a place for plenty of
Werribee Open Range Zoo was established in 1983, and you can go on a safari tour that lasts for 40 minutes. It’s also got one of the world’s biggest gorilla exhibits, with three incredible silverback gorillas. Where else near Melbourne can you see bison, zebras, giraffes and zebras whenever you want?
Keeping fit in Werribee is easy, thanks to Werribee Gorge State park. There’s a circuit that’s 9.3km long and takes you past cable walks, lookouts, and swimming holes. You’ll never be bored exercising in Werribee.
If you’re thinking of making Werribee your next home, call the team at Removalists On the Run. We make moves easier on families, so you can plan your new lifestyle while we organise the heavy lifting.
Get in touch with us today to get an estimate on your Werribee move and find out how affordable moving can be.