Do you want to live the stress-free country lifestyle without losing the perks of the big city? Here’s how to give your kids that big backyard but still have access to great schools, health and sporting facilities: move to Kyneton. There are endless reasons to make this tree change but here are our top five.
1. Kyneton will make you part of a community
Join a vibrant village who nurture their locals, welcome visitors and are proud of their town. Imagine walking down the street and being greeted by name! With a virtually non-existent crime rate, Kyneton provides that laid-back country town atmosphere that is friendly and safe for old and young alike. There are also numerous social, sporting and creative clubs available to join which will assist you in making lifelong connections.
2. Kyneton has fantastic facilities
Don’t be fooled. Although Kyneton is in regional Victoria, it is as well-equipped as any city. Kyneton boasts: state of the art sporting facilities; a hospital and ambulance station; excellent primary and secondary schools; boutique shops; chef-hat restaurants; botanical gardens; children’s parks; and even a race course.
3. Kyneton is a creative hub
Kyneton is well known for being a makers town and for housing countless creative individuals: artists, composers, conductors, authors, sculptors and musicians. Some of whom are world renowned. The town has its own theatre group who put on regular productions and the local town hall presents shows across all genres. Kyneton’s Daffodil Festival in Spring celebrates its creative culture and showcases the town’s food, craft, music, performing arts and of course, flowers.
4. Kyneton is commutable to cities
We are sure once you make the move to Kyneton, you will be reluctant to leave. But, if you do need to travel to the major city centres, rest assured it is less than an hour on the train to both Melbourne and Bendigo. Furthermore, if you buy a Vline ticket you also have access to the local Kyneton bus completely free of charge!
5. Kyneton has the dream location: the heart of the Macedon Ranges
Kyneton lies on the road between Melbourne and Bendigo nestled on the doorstep of the stunning Macedon Ranges mountains. Wake up to the view of a velvety green, undulating landscape every morning and breathe in that fresh country air. Allow your life to slow to the ease of a country pace and bask in the simple pleasures.
Don’t delay. Come out for a visit this weekend and see for yourself!