Langwarrin is the rising star amongst its neighbouring suburbs.
A highly sought after location for families, Langwarrin is home to a variety of schools.
The popular Gateway Shopping Centre and a diverse range of properties. With easy access to the Melbourne CBD and the Mornington Peninsula via the Peninsula Link, this growing suburb provides all the commodities of city living without having to sacrifice the peace and quiet.
Langwarrin’s most prominent landscape feature is its magnificent 500 acre Flora and Fauna reserve, offering an array of walking tracks amongst numerous other family friendly activities.
Combined with its tranquil surrounds and convenient location, this evolving suburb really is the ideal place to call home!
- Langwarrin was populated by corn farmers and orchardists by the 1880s.
- Until December 1994 Langwarrin was part of the City of Cranbourne, formerly the Shire of Cranbourne. At this time the suburb was moved into City of Frankston as part of state wide reform of local government.
- Langwarrin’s most prominent landscape feature is its large Flora and Fauna reserve Prior to World War I the Langwarrin reserve was used mainly for temporary encampments of volunteer soldiery from throughout Victoria held at Easter or after New Year.
- The Langwarrin railway station was opened in 1888.
- Langwarrin is home to Cruden Farm, the residence of the late Dame Elisabeth Murdoch with its gardens is sometimes open to the public and various events are held there throughout the year.
- The McClelland Award is Australia’s richest sculpture prize, and is awarded by the gallery biennially (supported by the gallery’s patron and Langwarrin resident, the late Dame Elisabeth Murdoch).
- McClelland Gallery + Sculpture Park is a prominent gallery in Langwarrin. It was named in honour of renowned Frankston artists, Nan McClelland and Harry McClelland.
Fast Facts about Langwarrin
- Population 21,371
- Area Size 23.7 km (9.2 sq mi)
- Location 42 km south east from Melbourne's central business district
- LGA City of Frankston