Lara provides a rural lifestyle with the extra convenience of being situated 45 minutes from Melbourne's CBD and approximately 20 minutes from Geelong's CBD. The town has many facilities to offer which include a secondary School, an array of primary Schools and kindergartens, a community Centre, an Outdoor Swimming Pool, Churches, a Wildlife Sanctuary, walking and bicycle tracks, tennis Courts, a Sporting Club, The Lara Hotel (Bar & Bistro), a Supermarket, shops, service stations, a skate park and several other recreational parks within the township. With the current shop developments and land developments it is also becoming an investor hot spot with good rental returns and is overall becoming a fantastic place to live.
What's in the neighbourhood?
St Anthony’s Catholic Primary School
St Anthony’s Catholic Primary School is a student centered vibrant community faith school
The Lara Museum and Historical Centre occupies the site that was originally established as the Lake Bank Hotel circa 1860.
Austin Park has a wide range of playground equipment including a skate park, making it the perfect place for a fun filled adventure for the kids and a pleasing experience for adults.
Serendip Sanctuary is a 227 ha protected area in Victoria, Australia, near the You Yangs and the town of Lara, some 22 km north of Geelong and 60 km south-west of Melbourne.
JUMP! Swim Schools Lara
JUMP! Lara is the way learn to swim should be for your child — small intimate classes free of distractions
Lara Secondary College
Lara Secondary College is a public co-educational secondary school located in Lara, Australia, which shares fences with a local primary school Lara Primary School.
Lara Lake Primary School
Lara Lake Primary School first opened its doors in 1865
Lara Railway Station
Lara railway station is located on the Port Fairy line in Victoria, Australia.
There are two supermarkets located in Lara. The Coles Supermarkets and the Woolworths.
You Yangs Regional Park
The You Yangs Regional Park is a park in southern central Victoria, Australia.
Lara Primary School
Every child is unique, and every child can succeed.
Little Teapot Cafe & Play
We want to be so much more than a family friendly café, we hope to be a home away from home.
Millars Lara is located at 80 Westlakes Boulevard, Lara.
Xpresso Lounge Cafe
Xpresso Lounge Cafe is located at 43 The Centreway.