Melbourne CBD

There is a great deal to love about Melbourne. This sophisticated city is located in the south-east corner of mainland Australia. Melbourne is very much about lifestyle. It is no huge surprise to residents that their city has been ranked as one of the world’s most liveable cities. Melburnian is a vibrant, dynamic city filled with world-class restaurants, fashion boutiques, cafes, bars, art galleries, expansive parks and village-like inner suburbs, each with its own special character. Melbourne is a young city and as such it never sits still. Modern, cutting-edge designs add to the fascinating mix of heritage architecture and ensure the skyline is constantly changing. Sometimes, the best part of visiting a new city is leaving the tourist trail. While the big attractions can be great fun, often it’s the more subtle ‘insider’ experiences that leave you feeling utterly satisfied. What’s even more amazing is that the heart of Melbourne is just 9kms from Brooklyn. Most Liveable City The Economist Intelligence Unit currently considers Melbourne the most liveable city in the world. This annual/yearly report assesses which locations around the world provide the best or the worst living conditions according to dozens of indicators in five broad categories: • Stability • Healthcare • Culture and Environment • Education • Infrastructure Being only 9.8kms from the CBD, Brooklyn is in a prime geographic location to take full and further advantage of this over time with excellent prospects for future growth in all the above mentioned...

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Getting Around

Brooklyn 22 offers unlimited access to the Melbourne CBD, Western Ring Road and Tullamarine Freeway via the Princess Freeway situated just 5 minutes from it’s doorstep. Brooklyn 22 is connected across Melbourne by major arterial roads such as Millers Road and Williamstown Road, adding further to the ease of travel to all neighbouring suburbs. The public transport system in Altona North and Brooklyn offers regular bus services. Railway connections are available at Newport and Altona with buses connecting to the Newport Railway Station. Local bus routes also link the area to Footscray, Altona Meadows, Laverton, Sunshine and Williamstown. There is even a linked service to the Queen Victoria Market in the...

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Beachside Living

Who doesn’t love being located close to the beach? Good news… Brooklyn 22 is located just 6km from the beach, that’s not even a 5 minute drive! Drive down Millers Road and you’ll be at the newly redeveloped Altona beach. With the white sand, the blue water, the jetty to fish from, the views to enjoy and the shopping strip on Pier Street, Altona beach truly offers it all. It’s a place to relax, soak in the sun, exercise, dine in one of the many cafes or simply share fish and chips with your friends and...

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Living Outdoors

The Federation Trail shared path extends between Millers Road, Brooklyn and the Werribee River, Werribee. The trail was opened in 2006 and forms part of the Metropolitan Transit Network. The trail is off road and there are traffic lights at any busy road crossings. There are two reserves in Brooklyn. Duane Reserve has a soccer field, pavilion and playground. Nearby, Brooklyn Reserve has several tennis courts (state funding will see two courts resurfaced to hard-courts in 2008) and a clubroom, a ½ basketball court and a children’s playground. Several large reserves are located in Altona North. Crofts Reserve at the Western end of Blackshaws Road has several ovals, cricket nets and clubrooms. To the East on Mason Street, Paisley Park offers a large range of sports facilities including: lacrosse and soccer fields; a golf club and driving range; bowling greens; and a badminton facility. In addition, it is home to the Bayfit Leisure Centre which includes an indoor swimming pool and gymnasium. Also in Altona North is Langshaws Reserve. The reserve is located in Cresser St and has a sports oval and small...

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Parks & Recreation

Directly across the road from Brooklyn 22 is the Brooklyn Ten Reserve. Not only does it give you a sense of space and openness it’s perfect to be used recreationally. Play with your children, your friends and family, have BBQ’s and picnics, or even utilize the space as a training ground for your favourite sport or exercise regime.

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Shopping

Brooklyn 22 is in the perfect location, nestled not only between ideal suburbs that offer abundant shopping precincts, but is within walking distance of Altona Gate Shopping Centre. The Altona Gate Shopping Centre has everything you’ll need… supermarkets, fresh meats and produce, Kmart, pharmacies, clothing stores, eateries and much more. Brooklyn 22 is also no more than a 10 minute drive to Yarraville and Williamstown’s main shopping precincts where you will find additional supermarkets, clothing stores, pharmacies and restaurants. You truly are spoilt for...

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