With its vast parks, excellent schools, abundant health and leisure facilities, and leafy neighbourhoods, Banyule is the perfect destination for families in search of a relaxed lifestyle within easy reach of the city.
Bordered by the Yarra River in the south and Darebin Creek in the west, Banyule’s vast open spaces provide a wealth of recreation and tourism opportunities. The region’s extensive cycling and walking trails along the Yarra and Plenty Rivers are a major attraction to locals and visitors alike.
Banyule offers a great mix of housing to suit every lifestyle and income, from the expansive mansions of Ivanhoe, to the family homes of Lower Plenty, Rosanna and Watsonia and sleek apartments of Heidelberg. With some of Melbourne’s best schools, including Ivanhoe Grammar, Ivanhoe Girls Grammar, Montmorency Primary School, and St Francis Xavier Primary School, Banyule’s educational offerings are a beacon to families.