Bacchus Marsh has plenty of appeal for those looking for a tree change - albeit with the luxury of the city only 45km away.
Although growing rapidly, Bacchus Marsh (situated in the Moorabool Shire) is still an inviting semi-rural township west of the Melbourne CBD.
Smack bang between Ballarat and Melbourne, Bacchus Marsh has excellent community services: education, retail, transport, health etc.
ATTRACTIONS AND LEISURE
Bacchus Marsh enjoys a diverse natural habitat including Brisbane Ranges National Park, Werribee Gorge State Park, Lerderderg State Park and
Wombat State Forest.
Also popular is the 17-site Bacchus Marsh Heritage Trail, which takes in the Avenue of Honour, Border Inn, historic Courthouse, Blacksmith's
Cottage, Maddingley Park and several 19th century churches.
Other popular tourist attractions within the Moorabool Shire include Kryal Castle, Garden of St Erth (Wombat State Forest), Fairy Park (Anakie) and Yuulong Lavender Farm.
EDUCATION AND; SPORT
Moorabool Shire has a staggering 21 schools, located mainly in Bacchus Marsh, Ballan and Gordon. It is also serviced by educational facilities
in Ballarat and Geelong.
Bacchus Marsh has a wide range of sports amenities, ranging from its leisure centre and swimming pools to lawn tennis, football, cricket and
even motorless flight! The football club competes in the Ballarat Football League and there are also two golf courses.
The majority of locals frequent the Bacchus Marsh Village Shopping Centre plus a large shopping precinct in Ballan.
Bacchus Marsh has an extensive transport network - major roads, freeways and trains and buses. The Avenue of Honour links Bacchus Marsh to the Western Freeway, while Bacchus Marsh train station is on the Ballarat line.
Melbourne and Avalon airports are also close enough for comfortable commuting.
Djerriwarrh Health Services is the primary health provider in Bacchus Marsh. But it should be noted that the Moorabool Shire offers diverse
health and community services ranging from maternal and child health to adult centres.
(NB. All effort has been made to provide accurate information, however please undertake own research to ensure information remains accurate and seek professional advise when necessary.)
A Country Practice... Stonehill at Bacchus Marsh is where you can live and breathe a simple lifestyle.
Stonehill has that rural retreat, small-town atmosphere feel - relaxed, family-friendly, country living only 40 minutes from the city. There are plenty of options on premium land sites, some with vistas to the Macedon Ranges, where you can choose your ideal block to suit your needs.
Children are integral to the setup, with 45 hectares of open space and excellent educational choice. And for parents into sheer relaxation, the health spas and fine dining at Daylesford are just down the road.
According to developer Devine, Stonehill is the "perfect place to simplify today's busy lifestyle".