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Residential property
developer,Dacland,
recently launched
ManzeeneVillage in
Lara, generatinga
positive response
fromcouncil, locals,
andnewcomers alike.
Strategically locatednorthof
Geelong inoneof thecity’smost
significant growthareas,Manzeene
Village iscentral tomany local
serviceswhile retainingconvenient
access toMelbournevia train
or freeway.
Lara residentsenjoyaperfect
mixof cityandcountry-style
living.Dailyessentials, including
supermarket shopping, arehandy
toManzeeneVillage, andGeelong
is just 20minutesaway. Lara’s
relaxedatmosphereoffersplenty
of opportunity toenjoy thegreat
outdoors. It’salsoaneasydrive to
someofAustralia’sbest beaches
on theSurfCoast.
More than80%ofLara residents
are families, andeducation isan
important consideration. Lara is
home to reputableeducational
facilities, includingboth
government and independent
primary schools, LaraSecondary
College, and tertiary institutions
innearbyGeelong.
TheCityofGreaterGeelong
has long supportedDacland’s
ManzeeneVillagedevelopment,
whichwas formallyendorsed in
mid-2014.
ManzeeneVillage is included in
theCityofGreaterGeelongLara
StructurePlan.Thisplan seeks
toprotect andenhanceLara’s
distinctiveelements, biodiversity,
and landscapeas theareadevelops.
“In linewith theseprinciples,
Dacland iscommitted todeveloping
anauthenticcommunity feel:
family-sized lots setwithin
beautiful landscaping thatmakes
themost ofnatural surroundings
whilealsobeingclose toLara’s
train station, schools, shops, and
other services,” saidDacland
GeneralManagerCommunications
UrsulaDwyer.
TheCityofGreaterGeelong’s
2015-16draft budget outlinesa
proposal toexploreoptions to
connectManzeeneVillageand
CameronCrescent, earmarking
$400,000 to facilitatea link.
“Aphysical linkbetween the
two residential communitieswould
provideanopportunity forexisting
Lara residents toconnectdirectly
into thenewly-createdopen space
ofManzeeneVillage,”Ursula said.
Instrumental in thedesign
of that open space isDacland
GeneralManagerDesign, Jonathan
Fetterplace.He saidDacland’s
urbandesignvision forManzeene
Village focuseson retaininga
strong link to the surrounding
natural environment.
“ManzeeneAvenuehas long
been regardedasoneofLara’sbest
addresses, evokingenduringquality
andgrandeur,”Jonathan said.
“We’rehonouring that
distinguishedheritageby
preservingandextending the
well-establishedgardens.Thiswill
transformManzeeneAvenue intoa
magnificent centralAvenueBotanic
Parkland that’s richlypopulated
withexisting treesandvegetation.”
This stunninggreencentrepiece,
completewithwaterway, extends
theentire lengthof thecommunity,
soevery residenthas readyaccess to
spaciousoutdoor recreational areas.
“Weknow fromexperience that
well-designedopen spaces like this
invite residents todevelopa shared
senseof community that brings so
manybenefitsover time,”he said.
Tocomplement theexpanseof
sharedopen space thatManzeene
Villageoffersaregenerously-
proportionedhome siteswith
plentyof room for families toenjoy
entertaining, gardeningor just
relaxing ina largebackyard.
Indevelopingcarefullyplanned,
beautiful andenduring residential
communities,Daclandalsooffers
buyersat all of its residential
projects$3,000cashback for front
garden landscaping, plusapersonal
gardener for twoyears.This
ensuresallDaclandcommunities
maintain theirattractiveness
andvalueover time.
“It’sall part ofhowDacland
createsqualitycommunities that
residents feel proud tocall home,”
saidJonathan.
VisitManzeeneVillageat
5ManzeeneAvenue,Lara,
oremailmanzeene@
rpmrealestate.com.au
orphone0419914637.
Locals–andnewcomers–
loveLara’sManzeeneVillage
The existingManzeeneAvenuewill form thegreenheart ofDacland’snewManzeeneVillage community.
“Dacland is committed to
developinganauthentic
community feel.”
Dacland’sUrsulaDwyer
Winter2015
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