Mickleham is 32 kilometers north of Melbourne’s CBD, and is accessed via the Hume Highway. In recent times this has been a small community just beyond Melbourne’s urban corridor and in the 2011 census report, the population of Mickleham was 1185. It is presided over by the City of Hume Council.
New Home buyers are seeing the advantages of settling into a rural feel environment, but still have easy access to all required amenities and employment opportunities in Melbourne and surrounding areas.
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Recreation and Leisure
Mickleham hosts Melbourne’s closest cellar door the Sunbury Wine Region, which comprises of wineries and vineyards such as Craiglee, Pitruzzello Estate, Goona Warra, Longview Creek, Pitruzzello Estate, Wildwood, Yuroke Vineyards, Galli Estate and Rose Creek Estate.
Just down the road is the well established suburb of Craigieburn which has a host of cafes and restaurants.
The children in your family are also well catered for with an abundance of children’s activities in Hume, including numerous playgrounds and entertainment ideas such as The Bulla Hill Railway, Living Legends at Woodlands Historic Park (Greenvale), Wildwood Equestrian Park, Sugargum Farm (Bulla), Wildwood Equestrian Park, Playdaze (Sunbury), Wildwood Equestrian Park, Sugargum Farm (Bulla), Sunbury Mini Golf, Animal Land Children’s Farm (Diggers Rest), Jump N Jiggle (Tullamarine), Sunbury Aquatic Centre, a great selection of sporting clubs the surrounding suburbs. Plus easy access to nearby Schools and child care.
Getting to Mickleham
In addition to main arterial such as the Hume Highway that services Mickleham, you also have access to six train stations in the City of Hume being Broadmeadows, Coolaroo, Craigieburn, Roxburgh Park, Upfield and Sunbury. Mickleham residents can utilise Craigieburn, Sunbury or Upfield lines. These services work in conjunction with 24 different Metlink bus services operations within Hume.
It will be great to watch as Mickleham develops from rural paddocks to a thriving community people call home over the next 20 years.