Davis Vineyard is conveniently located in the heart of Melbourne’s booming west, only two minutes from Melbourne’s least congested CBD gateway, the Calder Freeway. It’s also a 13-minute drive to Watergardens Shopping Centre, 18 minutes to Melbourne Airport (or Tullamarine as Melburnians like to call it) and 29 minutes to the heart of Melbourne on a clear day.
If you prefer to commute via public transport, you’ll find the newly renovated Diggers Rest Station only 4 minutes away by car with Metro Trains’ services available every 12 minutes. You can also utilise the bus network which offers regular links to the train station, and the shopping precincts of Sunbury and Watergardens Shopping Centre.
The Diggers Rest area is also known as the “gateway to the Goldfields”, meaning the delights of regional Victoria are right on your doorstep.
At the Davis Vineyard premium house and land estate, we’re creating a unique waterfront lifestyle that welcomes nature
and allows you to immerse yourself in the great outdoors only minutes from your home.
With more than 2kms of lakefront walkways, proposed outdoor gym facilities and picturesque barbecue spaces, Davis Vineyard has your suburban escape covered.
Davis Vineyard will also boast some of Melbourne’s most idyllic parkland, ovals and landscaped retreats
featuring walking tracks, barbecue facilities, club rooms and dog parks. With over 200,000 square metres of open space, you’ll comfortably find a slice of serenity where you can relax with family and friends.
Whether your children are toddlers, tykes, teens or even still just a twinkle in your eye, Diggers Rest has all your educational needs covered – both for now and the future.
On the childcare front, there are multiple options from Diggers Rest Early Learning Centre and the newly-built Busy Bees to the Diggers Rest Pre-School.
Early Learning Centre
Diggers Rest Early Learning Centre is located in the heart of Digger’s Rest to Diggers Rest Primary School and train station. Our centre offers 100 places for Long Day Care, including an integrated Kindergarten*.
They encourage children to develop their social skills through play. Social skills are developed in a variety of ways including imaginative play, story times and participating in incursions, excursions and community events.
Diggers Rest Primary school is a great place for your children to continue their learning journey. Set in beautiful surroundings with a sensory garden, the school offers a safe, fun and interactive environment that’s underpinned by strong ethics and leadership. Additionally, as an investment in the future, the Victorian State Government has granted $3.2 million in funding to extend and further modernise the school.
As your children grow and require secondary school, you’ll find a selection of colleges close by to suit their educational needs. Sunbury College, Sunbury Downs College and Salesian College are all known for their academic structure and curriculum. We encourage you to tour the individual schools and find an educational solution that’s right for your child.
Whether it’s for a DIY project, food or just a bit of retail therapy, Davis Vineyard has the goods.
Diggers Rest will soon have its own shopping complex featuring a major supermarket as well as smaller retailers, cafes and a tavern.
There’s also Bunnings (five minutes), Watergardens Shopping Centre (13 minutes), DFO Essendon (19 minutes) and the established shopping strip in nearby Sunbury (6 minutes) which is buzzing with established butchers, bakers and general retail outlets.
When it comes to your family’s health, we’ve got you covered. Diggers Rest has its own medical centre and pharmacy
plus there are multiple options including a day hospital and radiology centre within a 10-minute drive away in nearby Sunbury. And let’s not forget your pets – Diggers Rest has an animal hospital, too.
At Davis Vineyard, we believe community should be at the heart of everything we do
That’s why we want to encourage our local community to take advantage of our new facilities and interact with others through events such as farmers’ markets, movie nights, festivals and concerts. All set against the backdrop of a pristine rolling hills.
Davis Vineyard is looking for ways to engage with the local community. If your club or group has any ideas or would like to form a relationship with us, we’d love to hear from you.
Sport And Leisure
As we’re situated in an established community, Davis Vineyard is well-positioned to meet all your sporting and leisure requirements.
We’ve compiled a list of key clubs and facilities and provided links below for your convenience.