Location & Attractions
Harpers Rise is conveniently located with exceptional accessibility to surrounds. The Sunbury town centre is less than a 5 minute drive and is bustling with daily conveniences, retail and eateries. Enjoy the hassle free 3 minute drive to the Calder Freeway and the traffic-light-free drive into Melbourne. A commute to Melbourne CBD is quick and easy – a 40 minute train ride from Sunbury Station.
A Sporting Community
Harpers Rise will be home to a major future sporting hub of football, soccer and bowls. The local Sunbury area offers diversity to keep you fit, healthy and connected with the community. There’s the Sunbury Aquatic Centre, Sunbury Skate Park and the BMX Track. The Boardman Stadium is home to Sunbury Jets Basketball team and junior competition. Badminton, soccer, gymnastics, cricket, darts, golf to only name a few, there’s an abundance of sporting and community clubs in Sunbury.
A Place to Learn
A number of existing state and private schools available at both primary and secondary levels, as well as numerous early learning providers. A new state primary school will be located in the heart of Harpers Rise, easily accessible to the community.
A Regional Playground
Pack a picnic, the frisbee and some gumboots, ready to explore nature’s playgrounds of reserves, parks, creeks and bushland. Holden Flora Reserve is a couple of minutes down the road and the well known Organ Pipes Reserve is just a 15 minute drive down the road. There are plenty playgrounds and indoor play activities to choose from in Sunbury, there’s always a quick fix to entertain the kids.
Sunbury Wine Region
Well known across Australia as a reputable wine region, Sunbury’s famous vineyards are a must to explore for wine lovers. Craiglee Vineyard, Goona Warra Vineyard are within 10 minutes of Harpers Rise.
Daily Conveniences, Unique Finds & Foodies Haven
Sunbury is known for it’s wildlife, vineyards and historical landmarks, although it’s fast becoming known for its emerging foodie scene. The leafy O’Shanassy street in Sunbury’s centre, is becoming known as ‘eat-street’ for alfresco dining and gourmet food offering. From small and large supermarkets, small local retailers to bulky goods superstores, Sunbury has the daily conveniences and unique finds covered.
The birthplace of the Ashes
A rich sporting culture with a significant representation of sports clubs.
Wanginu Park Sunbury
Walking trails, flora and fauna reserves are scattered in and around Sunbury.
Blind Creek - Sunbury
Explore the intricate creeks and waterways of Sunbury
Sunbury Town Centre
A significant Colonial and Aboriginal history.
Pear and Pantry - Fresh Produce & Pantry Store
Sunbury is becoming known for it's local foods, fresh produce and emerging cafe scene.
Harpers Bridge - Sunbury Train Line
The historic bridge services the metro and V/Line train network.
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