At Ray White Ferntree Gully, we have experienced significant growth over the past few years to be regarded as one of the strongest and most successful Real Estate agencies within the Knox area. With a leading marketshare in our core trading areas of Ferntree Gully and Upper Ferntree Gully, we also have a strong marketshare in suburbs within a two suburb radius to our office. These suburbs include Boronia, Bayswater, Knoxfield, Scoresby, Rowville, Lysterfield, Upwey, Tecoma, Belgrave and The Basin. With one of the largest sales and property management teams within the Knox area, we have consultants who specialise in all of these trading areas to ensure we can provide the highest level of service and advice on all occasions to vendors, prospective purchasers and tenants and our landlords.
We love the Ferntree Gully area and know you will too! Here are some of our favourite places…
Tim Neville Arboreteum – http://www.knox.vic.gov.au/Page/page.asp?Page_Id=2956
The upgraded Children’s Garden includes new walking paths, adventure garden rooms including a butterfly garden and a jungle garden, new artworks and seating, all at a scale for a child. All-Abilities Playground The new all-abilities play space compliments the fairytale character of the children’s garden. The playground and the children’s garden provide a sanctuary for creative play and transforms the Arboretum into a major recreation hub for our young residents. Knox City Council has a continuous commitment to a collaborative design approach. The design encompasses the ideas of a reference group consisting of interest groups, residents, specialists and Council representatives. Accessibility for all and imaginative play spaces are the focus of the design.
Lysterfield Lake Park– http://parkweb.vic.gov.au/explore/parks/lysterfield-park
Lysterfield Park is a beautiful spot, not far from Melbourne, offering a range of recreational activities. This is a great place for mountain biking. The Lysterfield Park Mountain Bike Trails and the State Mountain Bike course offers 20 kilometres of trails catering for riders of all ages and ability. Choose from easy family trails for all to enjoy around the lake and parkland, a range of flowing single trails through established plantations or steep and technical sections of trail through rocky landscapesLysterfield Lake is very popular for canoeing, sailing, paddle boating and surf skiing. There are also a number of walking tracks including three trails that are linked for a brisk two-hour walk around the lake. The park is open from 8am to 7pm during daylight saving time.
Kokoda Track Memorial Walk (incorporating 1000 Steps) – http://parkweb.vic.gov.au/explore/parks/dandenong-ranges-national-park/accessibility/fern-tree-gully-lower-picnic-ground
3km – 1.5 hr return. Grade: Steep (reasonable fitness required)
Created in the early 1900s the 1000 Steps Walk was originally made from the trunks of tree ferns laid along the wetter areas of the track to make the climb a little easier. These were replaced by wooden palings before the more permanent concrete steps were installed in 1950.
Dog Play Park (Knox Park Reserve)- http://doggo.com.au/dog-play-park-knox-park-reserve/
Cnr Bunjil Way and Ferntree Gully Rd Knoxfield VIC 3180
Knox City Council’s first ever fully fenced off leash dog play park is now open! The park includes several agility items such as hurdles, tunnel and weave poles.
Although the park is fully fenced off the use of the area is at the risk of the dog owner. Dog owners must be present and have control of their dogs at all times.
Restaurant’s & Cafe’s:
Montania Café Ferntree Gully – http://www.montania.com.au/
Established in 2000, Montania set out to bring a slice of the cosmopolitan city feel to the suburbs. Nestled in the gateway of the iconic Dandenong Ranges, the multi award winning Montania café-bar-restaurant delivers casual A’la Carte dining at it’s best.
Mountain Gate Café– http://www.mountaingateshoppingcentre.com.au/business_mgsandwichbar.htm
Coffee, cakes, sandwiches, breakfast, hot food, catering, etc.
Brew’d Café Upper Ferntree Gully– https://www.facebook.com/pages/Brewd-Cafe/262843897136603
Breakfast and brunch cafe
Jacks Place Ferntree Gully – http://www.jacksplace.net.au/
Nestled in the busy Mountain Gate district within Ferntree Gully lies a quaint, passionate place where families of all ages and types can come to enjoy food, drink and each other. A restaurant where love, commitment and quality can be found within the menu, the environment and the people.
Somersault Café Upper Ferntree Gully– https://www.facebook.com/SomersaultCafe
Cute café with great coffee
Sky High Café Mt Dandenong – http://www.skyhighmtdandenong.com.au/
An amazing dining experience with some of the best views of Melbourne.
The Ferntree Gully market– http://www.gullymarket.com/
The Ferntree Gully market located at the foot hills of Mount Dandenong at the Upper Ferntree Gully Railway Station on the Burwood Hwy, has been running for over 40 years.
The Carribean Gardens Market – http://www.caribbeangardens.com.au/market/
Open Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. Over 1000 undercover stalls, rides, café, lake plus much more. A great family day out.
Eastern Indoor Sports Centre – http://www.easternindoor.com.au/
Welcome to the Eastern Indoor Sports Centre! Our centre has 3 multipurpose courts, 2 cricket nets, upstairs viewing area, function room & fully licenced cafe/bar!
The centre is an amazing facility with 15m high ceilings, significant natural light and over 2000 sqm of clearspan court space. The centre has to be seen to be believed! Netball, Futsal & Indoor Soccer Competitions, Cricket Net
Hire, Sports Parties, Private Functions are all available at the centre.
Big slide Family play centre: http://www.bigslide.com.au/coaching_&_competition.html
Knoxfield’s exciting family play centre, home to Australia’s highest indoor 3 lane slide that towers 8 metres high!
For an upcoming local events guide and what’s happening in Ferntree Gully click link: http://www.eventfinder.com.au/search?q=Ferntree+Gully®ion%5B%5D=