Gardenside is located close to Melbourne’s best beaches. Relax as you breath in the fresh sea-salt air and take in the amazing vistas, have a refreshing swim, or walk or ride along the path which meanders along the coast all the way to the Mornington Peninsula in one direction or to Port Melbourne in the other.
With Half Moon Bay (2km) and Sandringham Yacht Club (2.7km) a short distance away – you will also have access to a range of beachside activities such as sailing, fishing and boating.
Explore a neighbourhood that places you in close proximity to an abundance of parkland. The Sandy Hill precinct provides direct access to the adjoining Bay Road Reserve and sport playing fields, and is close to Merindah Park (0.6km) and reserves on Spring Street (0.7km), Tulip Street (0.8km) and George Street (0.9km).
The Royal Avenue Tennis Centre (1km) is around the corner as well as Australia’s best golf courses including Royal Melbourne (1.5km), Victoria (2.2km) and Kingston Heath (5.7km).
There is a myraid of places to go and see near Gardenside. Wander down to Sandy Village (1.9km) for a number of café and restaurant options including Red Moose, Elephant and Di Allessandro Gastronomia. Or to Balcombe Road Black Rock (2.5km) with an even greater selection of eateries to choose from including Ebenezer, True South and Uncle Bart.
If you are a keen shopper, visit Southland Shopping Centre (2.6km) which has all the big brand names department stores and large supermarkets, or go to Hampton Street Hampton (2.8km) – the seaside shopping strip with design and homeware stores like Frankie and Coco, clothing boutiques like Tali Bird and trendy dining options such as Sipp and Sebastian’s Food & Wine. You will never be short of choice.
Gardenside is located just 16.6km from the Melbourne CBD. With easy access to both the Nepean Highway and to Beach Road – there are two convenient routes into town from Gardenside. If you prefer to take public transport, Sandringham, Highett and Cheltenham train stations are not far away. There is also a bus route (no 822) out the front on Bay Road which goes past the train stations, Westfield Southland shopping centre and Chadstone shopping centre.
A number of reputable schools are in close proximity to Gardenside including Sandringham College (0.3km), Haileybury (3km), St Leonard’s College (3.3km), Mentone Girls Grammar (5.2km) and Brighton Grammar (5.6km). Sandringham Primary School (1.7km) is just around the corner.