With a friendly, suburban feel and the Dandenongs on your doorstep, this is a wonderful place to live, ideal for families with children.
A large section of the well-known Dandenong Ranges National Park falls within the suburb including the popular 1000 Steps Kokoda Memorial trail, dedicated to the Kokoda Trail of WW2 many locals and tourists gather here for exercise or a picnic.
The Suburb is serviced by a rail station on the Belgrave line which takes you to the CBD in around 45mins.
There are many schools and kindergartens in the suburb and surrounding area such as Wattleview Primary School, Eastern Ranges School, Ferntree Gully North Primary School, Kent Park Primary School, Mountain Gate Primary School, St John the Baptist Primary School, and Fairhills Primary School, and St Joseph's College.
Mountain Gate Shopping Centre where you’ll find Woolworths, BWS, pet supplies and various other retail and restaurants, Aldi, another Woolworths and Chemist Warehouse further down the road, and many cafes, fast food outlets and restaurants in between.
Westfield Knox is just a bit further up Burwood Hwy than that where you can shop till you drop, see a movie or enjoy a drink and some music at the Irish Pub.
The Angliss Hospital is also located in Ferntree Gully.
- Parks & Recreation
- Safe & Sound
- Medical Facilities
- Peace & Quiet
Who lives here?
- Families with kids
- Upper Ferntree Gully
Reference: Wikipedia and Homely
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