Heathcote is located in Victoria’s heartland i.e. Central Victoria and is fast becoming known as the Shiraz Capital of Australia.
It is a township with exceptional natural and built environments. Surrounded by a wealth of native Box Ironbark Forests and toasts a number of heritage buildings and environmental sites that are enjoyed by tourists and the locals.
Equally, there is much pride and recognition of historical buildings and sites, such as the Valley of Liquid Amber, The Pink Cliffs and the Powder Magazine.
Heathcote is a small rural township nestled in a picturesque bush landscape. The residents are proud of Heathcote’s unique physical and social attributes; the weather, the peace and quiet, the friendly people and the excellent services.
Heathcote is located at the junction of two major highways, at a convenient distance from Melbourne, Bendigo and a number of other large towns. For a town of its size, it is very well resourced, with a hospital providing a diverse range of integrated services, its own Council service centre and a broad range of sporting and recreational assets. With a low crime rate and sense of safety, Heathcote is recognised as an ideal town to raise a family or retire. Heathcote’s atmosphere and lifestyle are also widely recognised and celebrated.
Amongst the residents there is a considerable element of pride about Heathcote’s numerous attributes. It is regarded by many as an ideal community and one that continues to be an attraction to retirees and families seeking the experience of a country lifestyle. Among the many attributes are; the climate, bush setting, friendliness, community spirit, great health and sporting facilities, McIvor Times weekly newspaper, essential shops and services, clubs and social activities.
Connally’s Real Estate has been operating in the Heathcote area for nearly 25 years with the Connally’s family residing in Heathcote for 50 years. It is the areas leading Real Estate Agency, having developed a reputation for outstanding professional services.