Greenvale Lakes

Located on the site of a former naval base, Peet has transformed Greenvale Lakes into a popular residential community that helped set the standard for the many new estates that followed in Melbourne’s burgeoning northern corridor.

Uniquely set against the backdrop of the Greenvale Reservoir, Greenvale Lakes offered homebuyers the rare mix of open space and affordable contemporary living within a masterplanned community. 
Bringing together its natural surrounds and an excellent urban design, the community features:
  • a masterplanned design with precincts linked by walkways and bike paths that weave through the neighbourhood and link parks and local amenities.
  • a range of generous-sized homesites, many with city skyline views.
  • the picturesque surrounds of the expansive Greenvale Reservoir Park, which provides 53 hectares of native bushland and barbeque areas for visitors to picnic or explore.
  • plenty of open space including the wetlands park which offers walking and cycling paths, barbecue facilities and a children’s playground.
  • a private school within the estate and several other primary and secondary schools nearby.
  • plenty of transport options with the upgraded Craigieburn train close by and the Tullamarine Freeway, Hume Highway and Western Ring Road making it just a 25 minute drive to Melbourne.
  • a range of other existing services close to the community  including, shops, a medical centre, parks and sports grounds.
  • the future 2.4-hectare Neighbourhood Activity Centre where leading Australian supermarket chain Woolworths will be establishing a new presence. As well as the 2,500sqm Woolworths supermarket, other plans for the retail centre include some 400sqm of specialty stores, including food outlets and a cafĂ©.

Environmental Commitment

Peet worked closely with Melbourne Water to ensure Greenvale Lakes has been carefully designed to support the environmental features of the neighbouring, environmentally sensitive water catchment area, Greenvale Reservoir.
Preserving the natural environment was also a key consideration in the development of the wetlands park, which was designed to complement the native flora of the area.
Environmental remediation works on the school site, which is now home to Kolbe College, were also undertaken including the clearance of unexploded ordinates – a by-product of the sites naval past.


As the community grew Peet Limited hosted a range of community events to help new residents get to know each other and their new neighbourhood – from Christmas celebrations to family fun days.
Greenvale Lakes also supported local groups and organisations through its community sponsorship program.
Recognising the importance of access to good medical services, Greenvale Lakes was a major sponsor of the Northern Hospital’s annual fundraising dinner for a number of years.
Greenvale Lakes also partnered with Kolbe College to develop an appreciation for the environment in students from a young age through the participation in a number of environmental initiatives including Clean Up Australia and National Tree Day.
This thriving community is now home to some 500 residents, living in the sought-after Greenvale postcode, within easy reach of the city while also enjoying plenty of open space at home.