Donnybrook is just 32km north of the Melbourne CBD, and located within the City of Whittlesea. Originally a rural community, the town has a safe neighbourhood with a steadily growing community of new families and professional couples. Sporting some fantastic original buildings dating back to 1840, Donnybrook has some amazing history. A few minute’s drive from home will take you to the new commercial centres of Merrifield and Cloverton, housing a large range of shopping, employment, education and lifestyle. A short 12 minute drive takes you to the amazing town of Craigieburn and Wallan for even more education, medical, transportation and entertainment services.
While we all want to travel as little as possible to get to work, driving or using transport to get to work is a big factor, we make sure you are close to these hubs if required because we know it is important for you to cut down on travel time and spend your time where it is more important, with your family. Close to major train stations for city workers with just under an hour trip, Donnybrook has great access to Freeway for carpool or a quick trip to Melbourne.
The major shopping centre closest to Donnybrook is Craigieburn Central, just a short 18 minute drive from home, with over 100 specialty stores, restaurants, cafes, cinemas and more. Everything you need is on the doorstep, the train, the freeway, Donnybrook Road access to the Plenty Valley and beyond or across to the airport. Transportation has never been so convenient! You’ll also find schools and shops right nearby without their traffic cluttering up your neighbourhood!
Community and Culture
Ethnically diverse with a mix of new families, corporate couples and new homeowners, Donnybrook has created a feeling of community. Start by building your new life around this beautiful growing community. With the opening up of house and land packages, Donnybrook is increasingly becoming a popular destination to call home. With further shops, new employment opportunities and entertainment to be added moving into 2021 all right on your doorstep.