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November 2019 | Events & Local Area

Summer for many means, swimming, bbqs, beach cricket and fun outside. But there are days when going outside isn’t much fun and staying cool inside is the best option.  Here’s our top tips on staying cool and beating the heat.

1. Close your blinds, especially for north and west facing...

November 2019 | Events & Local Area

Summer is the perfect time to splash, swim and play around water, but it’s also a time to be vigilant especially since accidents around pools and waterways can happen quickly and often quietly. Drowning is the top cause of death for kids under 5! Here’s our top tips on water safety.

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November 2019 | Construction

Favourable weather conditions have allowed the construction team to progress civil works on numerous stages at our neighbourhoods of Lollipop Hill and Lakeside. We’re excited to bring you the latest construction update for November 2019.

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November 2019 | Events & Local Area

Thank you to everyone that made our Manor Lakes Halloween event a ghoulie and spooky event.  Enjoy the video and see you next year, if you dare.......

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November 2019 | Events & Local Area

We need to stay cool in summer and so too do our pets.  Here’s our top tips for furry, feathery friends. 

1. Keep cool, make sure they have a cool and shaded place to rest.  In extreme heat bring them indoors.

2, Water, provide plenty of fresh water in large containers, sometimes...

December 2019 | Money Matters

Let’s face it, buying a block of land and building a brand-new home is incredibly exciting, but trying to find the right loan can be stressful.

To streamline the application process for our customers, Manor Lakes is pleased to introduce Mortgage Domayne, an established mortgage broking...

October 2019 | Events & Local Area

We’re all for having fun and the Halloween spectacular last week was certainly that!  The team at Manor Lakes was proud to support the spooky resident initiative and extremely grateful for all the hard work put in by Maria (Wonder woman) and Andy (Zombie from the dead).  We’re thrilled to...

November 2019 | Events & Local Area

As the weather warms up, it’s important that we all prepare our homes for the unfortunate event of a bushfire. Simple things you can do around your home include, tidy up the garden, keep your lawns low, remove any excess rubbish, clear out gutters and have a hose that can reach all around the...

October 2019 | Events & Local Area

Whilst the warmer weather is great for being outdoors, our gardens can suffer from the heat.  Here’s our top tips for keeping your garden thriving –

1. Water your gardens early in the morning before the heat of the day kicks in

2. Fertilizing plants will give them the nutrients...

October 2019 | Events & Local Area

Snakes love summer too

With the warmer months quickly approaching and spring in the air, snakes do become more active.  Anyone who encounters a snake is advised to:

  • Be aware, alert and do not approach a snake.
  • Safely remove any people or pets from...
October 2019 | Events & Local Area

Wondering how to entertain the family on the weekend? Here are our top 3 outings things for the whole family to enjoy in and around Manor Lakes, all within a 20-minute drive from the estate.

Shadowfax Winery

For a perfect Sunday lunch the whole family will enjoy,...

October 2019 | Events & Local Area

Did you know that Australia has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world?  We all need to be sun smart this summer and we’re not just talking slip, slop, slap!  It’s now – Slip on clothing that covers as much skin as possible. Slop on a high...

October 2019 | Money Matters

STEP 8 – SETTLEMENT

Through the civil construction phase, you will be issued with letters from our conveyancing team providing updates on construction and when settlements when settlement is anticipated. Of course, Anneatha, Aida and Alyx are always there to assist,...

October 2019 | Money Matters

STEP 7 – CHOOSING A BUILDER

With your land now selected, it’s time to choose a home design and builder. Before you start visiting builders and display villages you need to think about the right home that’s right for you now and into the immediate future. First and most...

October 2019 | Money Matters

STEP 6 – THE CONSTRUCTION PROCESS

We aim to complete civil construction in a timely manner and will advise you of anticipated milestones and updates on construction progress. Before any machinery comes onsite, plans must be approved by the relevant authorities. Once these...

October 2019 | Money Matters

STEP 5 – SIGNING YOUR CONTRACT

At your appointment you will be required to sign an unconditional contract of sale and all parties whose name/s appear on your contract will need to attend, along with photo identification such as a Passport or Drivers Licence. 

Prior...

October 2019 | Money Matters

STEP 4 – DECIDING ON A BLOCK

Here’s where our team are key! Annetha, Aida and Alyx are our property experts, with years of experience and a unique understanding of how daunting the process can be. They’ll be with you every step of the way to make sure your dream of buying...

October 2019 | Money Matters

STEP 3 – FINANCIAL CONSIDERATION AND GRANTS

Where to next, it’s important to establish your budget. When working out your budget you’ll need to factor in extra costs such as conveyancing, taxes, duties and fees.  

We recommend that you contact your bank or a...

October 2019 | Money Matters

STEP 2 – SAVING FOR A DEPOSIT, OUR TOP TIPS

Saving for that deposit can sometimes be the hardest step. But it’s not impossible, especially with a little restraint and determination! 

Here’s a couple of tips to help you on your way.

TIP 1 CREATE A...

October 2019 | Money Matters

STEP 1 – DECIDING WHERE YOU WANT TO LIVE

City, suburb, north, south, east or west, so many decisions? We obviously think west is best and that Manor Lakes has everything a busy lifestyle requires – schools, transport, shopping, an abundance of nature, all within a short...

October 2019 | Meet Your Neighbours

Having many years’ experience working for a volume builder, Aida commenced at Dennis Family Corporation nearly three years ago, excited to develop her skills across residential developments. Starting her role with a short stint at Manor Lakes before moving to the Modeina estate, Aida is excited...

September 2019 | Meet Your Neighbours

The desire for a low maintenance lifestyle prompted Tess Mijares and her husband to take a drive through Manor Lakes almost a decade ago.

After living in the Werribee area and renovating two older-style houses, the couple felt it was time to buy a newer home that would be easy to maintain...

September 2019 | Events & Local Area

Preparations are well underway for this year’s 2019 community Halloween event.  Dedicated organisers, Maria and Andrew of Dalrymple Boulevard are hard at work creating suitably scary ghoulie decorations and hope to see many other residents in the local area take the plunge and decorate their...

September 2019 | Design Inspiration

Planning your new kitchen is exciting. From deciding on your colour palette to choosing appliances, it’s easy to spend a lot of time on Instagram and Pinterest earmarking your design inspiration.

However, the myriad of options and decisions involved can sometimes make the whole experience...

September 2019 | Meet Your Neighbours

Congratulations to Tyler Beilig for winning the U/12 Division 6 WRFL best and fairest for 2019.  Tyler, is also captain of the Manor Lakes Football Club U12’s Division 6 team  which won their Grand Final against Point Cook.

September 2019 | Events & Local Area

Thank you to everyone that attended our 2019 Manor Lakes Community Fund presentation night.  Our host for the evening, Grant Dennis mentioned that the Dennis Family Corporation take enormous pride in the communities they create and recognise the important role community groups play in connecting...

August 2019 | Meet Your Neighbours

There was great excitement recently when Manor Lakes’ own Samuel Glewis was nominated for the NAB AFL’s 2019 Auskicker of the Year competition.

The young Western Bulldogs fan is in the running to receive a $5000 NAB Reward Saver Account and the chance to count Geelong FC Captain Joel...

July 2019 | Construction

Favourable weather conditions have allowed the construction team to progress civil works on numerous stages at our neighbourhoods of, Lollipop Hill and Lakeside. We’re excited to bring you the latest construction video for July 2019. We’re all for family at Manor Lakes and we’re excited that our...

May 2019 | Construction

Welcome rains in recent weeks have finally signalled the end of Melbourne’s long, very dry summer.  Our suburb is looking greener every day!

Sub-contractors are continuing to work towards the completion of a number of projects around Manor Lakes over the next few months.

Civil...

May 2019 | Events & Local Area

Following a recent announcement by Ranfurlie Asset Management, the Stage 2 expansion of Manor Lakes Central shopping centre is underway. Once completed, Stage 2 will add 11,385m2 to the centre’s retail space, taking the facilitiy's total area to just over 20,000m2. The expansion, at a cost of...

May 2019 | Events & Local Area

The new East Werribee Employment Precinct promises six million square metres of education, research and development, innovation, residential, community and commercial space on what is the largest undeveloped parcel of publicly-owned surplus government land in metropolitan Melbourne.

THE...

May 2019 | Events & Local Area

TRANSPORT ROUTES STRENGTHENED AND EXTENDED

Transport in the West is currently getting a major overhaul with the addition of improved roads, additional transport routes and better connections for users of road, train, buses and bike routes, making it easier to get around and taking much...

May 2019 | Events & Local Area

AN AFFORDABLE, FAMILY FRIENDLY LIFESTYLE
AND COMMUNITY IS A HUGE DRAWCARD

Living within a Manor Lakes neighbourhood means you can enjoy immediate access to all the fantastic neighbourhood facilities which already exist within our established warm and engaging community. With an...

March 2019 | Events & Local Area

Easter Egg Hunting is lots of fun and our Manor Lakes community certainly agree!  Again, thank you to everyone that attended the event and creating such a fun morning with lots of laughs.

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March 2019 | Events & Local Area

Thank you to everyone that attended the Manor Lakes Easter Egg Hunt on Good Friday.  We had an amazing turn out with approximately 850 people enjoying the morning festivities.  Happy Feet Fitness got the crowd up and moving, there was coffee for the grown ups and Easter Eggs a plenty for the...

January 2019 | Events & Local Area

Australia Day Event – Wild West Fest​
Saturday 26 January
12 - 4 pm

We're bringing the Wild West to Manor Lakes, and you’re invited to join us to celebrate all things Country Western on Australia Day, Saturday 26 January.

Dress up in your best Western...

January 2017 | Events & Local Area

Come along to a fabulous day of colour, fun and entertainment at Manor Lake’s Australia Day celebrations, Thursday 26th January at Manor Lake. There’ll be dancing, pony rides, an inflatable island and much more.  Come dressed in your own Australia Day cultural outfit for the chance to win great...

February 2017 | Events & Local Area

Have you registered for the Manor Lakes Wyndham Rotary Fun Run?  All proceeds are going to Mercy Hospital, critical care unit.

Register by February 19th to catch early bird pricing and have a chance to win one of the pairs of the Mizuno shoes still up for grabs...

December 2017 | Events & Local Area

The Dennis Family Corporation has commenced a complete refurbishment of the Manor Lakes entrance fountains.

After more than a decade of operation, it has become necessary to carry out a complete overhaul of the local landmark, comprising full replacement of the electrical and plumbing...

October 2017 | Events & Local Area

Community Fund Grants announced

A total of 13 not-for-profit groups operating in the Wyndham area will share in $13,000 of financial grants through the 2017 Manor Lakes Community Fund.

The annual grants are distributed by Manor Lakes estate project manager the...

October 2017 | Events & Local Area

We're having a party in the park!  Come along and celebrate the opening of the new park at Lollipop Hill.  It'll be a fun filled day of entertainment with shows by Willy Wonka, Miss Sprinkles and more.

There'll also be food trucks, a Rotary BBQ and roving performers, but best of all, you'...

April 2016 | Events & Local Area

Another important step in the transitional process of Manor Lakes becoming a suburb in its own right has been reached. The Office of Geographic Names has advised that it wrote to...

July 2017 | Events & Local Area

Living in Manor Lakes just gets better and better. We were delighted by the arrival of the new Wyndham Vale train station in June last year, which has resulted in easier commuting to and from Manor Lakes for our growing community.

Manor Lakes, home of the best train station in the...

January 2018 | Events & Local Area

We're bringing the beach to Manor Lakes and you’re invited you to join us to celebrate all things summer on Australia Day, Friday 26 January.

Throughout this fun-filled day, you and your family can enjoy a variety of entertainment zones including a pop-up beach complete with sand and...