Your place in the country
A short 60-minute drive from Melbourne, you can escape the hustle and bustle of suburban life without sacrificing a single convenience. Nestled in the foothills of Victoria’s spectacular Macedon Ranges, Woodend is a picturesque, historic country town nearby to local wineries, restaurants and cafes. A short country drive takes you to Victoria’s world-class spa country or the famous, nostalgic Hanging Rock.
1849 Mount Macedon Road, Woodend VIC 3442
Heated indoor pool and spa
Hairdressing salon and beauty parlour
Ten-pin bowling alley
Floodlit tennis court
Covered floodlit bowling green
Art and craft studio
Free WiFi in country club with hearing loop
Games and entertainment room
Gated entry with number-plate recognition
Bar and coffee lounge
Dog off-leash area
Caravan and boat storage*
Theatrical stage and dressing rooms
There are no additional costs for moving in or out (exit fees or deferred management fees) of GemLife. In addition, since we are a land lease community, homeowners are not charged stamp duty. GemLife believes in financial transparency so you will never have to worry about hidden fees or costs.
Build terrific new friendships with like-minded people while enjoying a lifestyle designed especially for over-50s. Our lifestyle resorts are known for their friendliness and are great places to expand your social networks.
At GemLife, we recognise that pets are part of the family. Settle into your new home at GemLife with your animal companions by your side. Your best bud can also socialise and exercise in our resorts’ off-leash dog parks.
Relax and unwind in a safe and secure environment. Our gated communities are secured with a multitude of systems for your peace of mind, including number-plate recognition at resort entrances and on-site resort managers. Go for holidays anytime knowing that your home is protected.
As homeowners, you can store your recreational vehicles on-site for free*. Or sell your caravan or motorhome and hire a fully kitted out Explore by GemLife motorhome instead, available exclusively for GemLife homeowners.
*Pending availability. Terms and conditions apply.
GemLife offers a range of beautifully designed six-star energy rated homes with multiple façade and colour-scheme options. All our homes are built with high-end, low maintenance living in mind and come with extensive premium inclusions. Our commitment to quality means your forever home is built to last.
Because GemLife residents own their homes, they get to keep 100% of any capital gains achieved if they decide to sell.
In partnership with Mercy Health, GemLife residents can access a wide range of home care services whenever required. From short-term restorative care programs and technology training to wellbeing programs and in-home care services, you can maintain your independence if needed.