RYE SUBURB PROFILE
The ultimate ‘surfer’s paradise’, Rye suburb profile encompasses everything that a relaxed coastal lifestyle is renowned for. With a bay and a back beach, it’s no surprise this once sleepy beachside town is now a vibrant, energetic coastal hub offering a family-friendly lifestyle, doubling as a popular holiday destination, come Summer.
Proclaimed a town in February, 1861, Rye was originally a hotspot for Lime, quarried initially throughout the western-side of Boneo Road. Nowadays, world-class golf courses and the famous ‘Peninsula Hot Springs’ sit on top of original Limeburners’ properties.
Activities in RYE
Sprawling Ti-Tree and tucked-away residential roads, the native coastal landscape and the forever-echo of crashing waves, are just a few characteristics that contribute to Rye’s relaxed coastal lifestyle.
Popular with fisherman, surfers, kitesurfers, beach-goers and scuba divers, Rye is a year-round mecca for those looking for a coastal retreat, with a beachside focus. With such a glorious sandy outlook, it’s not at all surprising that summertime injects a huge presence of holiday-makers, making this vibrant coastal town a hugely fun and energetic place to be. Multiple boat ramps, a jetty and enviable foreshore amenities including: picnic areas, barbecues, playgrounds and shelters ensure everyone is catered for.
Many leash-free dog parks, sprawling bushland, walking trails and a plethora of beachside barbecue spots and playgrounds, provide the accompanying greenery to Rye’s famous coastlines. The popular Peninsula Hot Springs provides an alluring attraction, and neighbours world-class golf courses and coastlines.
The huge array of shopping opportunities and bustling cafes enjoy coastal views, positioned parallel to the front bay beach and rambling Foreshore. Boasting active community involvement, Rye is home to a Lions Club and a Community Action Group, both of whom have a dedicated focus on promoting, presenting and helping the environment-focused community in any way they can.
Schools in RYE
With Rosebud Secondary College the closest ‘high school’, Rye’s direct schooling opportunities include:
● Rye Preschool
● Rye Primary School
Boarded by Blairgowrie (south) and Fingal and Tootgarook (north), Rye is one of the only suburbs on the Mornington Peninsula that spans the width, offering both a front and back beach attraction.
If you are thinking of dipping your toes in Rye’s real estate market, or if you are looking for a Real Estate Agents in Rye, call Granger Estate Agents for a free appraisal.