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Décor & Inspiration

The Torquay Region A Terrific Location


There’s a reason why first home buyers, growing families and downsizers alike are moving to Torquay. Located 70 minutes from Melbourne CBD, the Bellarine Peninsula offers something for all types of buyers. Vibrancy and tranquillity have never been more beautifully combined as they are in Torquay. Arden’s newest Luxe296 display home is now open at QUAY2 estate, exhibiting the designer inclusions, architectural elegance and generous proportions that define our Luxe home range.

Torquay combines the best of neighbourhood living with a relaxed, holiday lifestyle. Minutes from a myriad of beaches and everyday amenities, QUAY2 offers a serene oasis in a convenient location. Schools, shopping destinations and sporting facilities are all reachable via a short walk, cycle or drive.

The Bellarine is a place where first home buyers can enjoy a prime location combining resort-living with the convenience of local amenities; where growing families are provided with the space to flourish and live an active lifestyle; and where downsizers can enjoy a slower pace of life.

For growing families, Torquay provides a generous selection of local schools. Surf Coast Secondary College, Torquay P-9 College, Torquay Primary School, St Therese Catholic Primary School and Mt Duneed Regional Primary School all include the QUAY2 community within their catchment zone. Finding a home within this region ensures your child’s learning journey will be nurtured, accessible and convenient. Torquay is also situated in an opportune location to attend Deakin University, voted number one in Victoria for student satisfaction from 2010 to 2016, and currently falling within the top 2% of universities worldwide. The Deakin Waurn Ponds Campus is a short 15-minute drive, while the Geelong Waterfront Campus is only a little further, accessible within a 23-minute drive.

Food shopping trips have never been easier as they are in QUAY2, with a weekly Saturday farmer’s market located just across the road and a brand-new Woolworths within walking distance. If you like to include retail therapy in your weekly escapades, then Torquay has you well and truly looked after. A lively seaside town that draws thousands of visitors each year for its resort-like lifestyle, famous beaches and coastal culture, the shopping scene is ideal at Torquay. The birthplace of surf-inspired brands such as Rip Curl and Quiksilver, the town centre features a generous collection of surf clothing and equipment stores, as well as cafes, takeaway shops, restaurants, ice creameries, bars, boutiques and galleries. There truly is something for everyone to enjoy.

Torquay offers a prime opportunity to embrace the outdoors. The region is lined with cycling, walking and hiking tracks that offer the most breathtaking views of the famous peninsula. QUAY2 residents are spoiled for choice when it comes to Torquay’s selection of famed beaches and seaside attractions. The beginning of the world-famous Great Ocean Road, as well as the renowned Jan Juc Surf Beach are a short 9-minute drive away. The iconic Barwon Heads, Bells Beach and town of Anglesea can all be reached within a 20-minute drive. The large picture windows that feature as a standard inclusion for all of Arden’s homes will prove the perfect way to admire the exceptional views of picturesque Torquay.

Moving to Torquay enables you to stay well connected, not only via walking and cycling tracks, but also through access to public transport. A train service operated by V/Line is available from Marshall and Waurn Ponds, which are Torquay’s closest stations, only 15 minutes away. A railway service also intercepts the surrounding areas of Colac, Newport, and Winchelsea among others. V/Line provides bus services to and from surrounding Torquay from Geelong and surrounding towns. To reach Torquay, buses connect at Geelong, Marshall and Colac Stations serviced by the Melbourne – Warrnambool train line. The port city of Geelong is only 20 minutes from Torquay and the Bellarine region.

Combining this impressive location with Arden’s exceptional inclusions offers you a home of unbeatable excellence. We are committed to building homes that feature intelligent layouts, considered architecture and stunning interior design, that enable you to access to a new level of affordable luxury within your own home. Unlock the world of accessible distinction by building in QUAY2 with Arden Homes.

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