The welcoming village atmosphere of Heathcote, just over a hour from Melbourne is nestled beneath the stunning McHarg and McIvor Ranges and serves as the gateway to the highly acclaimed and second largest wine region in Victoria. It is fast becoming one of Australia’s most loved wine regions. Good food, friendly cellar doors, spectacular landscapes, Lake Eppalock, local art and craft, serene bush lands and dark night skies dotted with stars make Heathcote an ideal place to live. Enjoy lifestyle properties in tranquil settings, indulge in much-lauded wines and food, visit wonderful local events and discover the beauty that surrounds this picturesque part of Victoria.
Approximately 4000 people call Heathcote home. The region offers a truly unique lifestyle without the pressures of the bigger cities allowing more time to enjoy leisure activities and participate in community life. For a community of its size, Heathcote is well-resourced with a hospital, good schools, quality shopping and a broad range of sporting and recreational facilities. The size and setting create an ideal town in which to raise a family, grow an idea or to retire.