7.3 out of 10

Castlemaine

-37.0629021935251 144.215265620351
Great for
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Clean & Green
  • Resale or Rental Value
  • Medical Facilities
  • Peace & Quiet
Not great for
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Who lives here?
  • Families with kids
  • Professionals
  • Retirees
  • Singles
  • Tourists

Reviews

3/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 3/5
  • Safe & Sound 4/5
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Pest Free 3/5
  • Peace & Quiet 3/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 4/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 3/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Parking 3/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 3/5
  • Public Transport 3/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Schools 3/5
  • Childcare 3/5
May 31, 2017

"A Country Town"

Pros
  • Nature
Cons
  • Bushfire Risk
  • Limited "Tradies"
  • Unsealled Roads
4/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 3/5
  • Lack of Traffic 5/5
  • Parking 4/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 4/5
  • Schools 3/5
  • Childcare 3/5
2yrs+

"A better Alternative than living in the Burbs"

Castlemaine has grown from an industrial hub in central Victoria to a Tree Change destination bursting with cultural depth and real community spirit. Fast Rail to Southern Cross station is 1hr and 5 mins on the morning express service, making it an easy commute to those that work in the CBD of Melbourne.
Pros
  • Relaxed Lifesyle
  • Community
  • Cultural Diversity
Cons
  • Limited "Tradies"
  • Unsealled Roads
  • Bushfire Risk
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Hipsters
  • Country Lovers
  • Trendy & Stylish
4/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 3/5
  • Safe & Sound 3/5
  • Clean & Green 3/5
  • Peace & Quiet 3/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Public Transport 2/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Schools 3/5
2yrs+

"Town with character"

This place has some history and some nice buildings in the area. Considering it is in such a dry part of the country-side it is a nice enough place to live.45 minutes to Bendigo and 1-5 - 2 hrs to Melbourne. Generally nice and quite.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees