Keysborough is named after the Keys family who arrived as squatters in 1844, they then became the district's largest landowners and influential participants in Dandenong's early local government. Keysborough remained a close-knit community of farmers and market gardeners centered on a small group of pioneering families until the 1960s. Some of Keysborough remains green wedge land, however the majority of it has recently been subdivided to make way for the new estates of Keysborough to supply for the demand of this suburb. As your Keysborough real estate agents we know that the suburb is developing at a fast pace and is a prestige place to live. The locals nick name the suburb “Keysie”.
As your Keysborough real estate agents we have noticed many buyers coming to the area for the renowned schools. Starting from daycare through to year 12, Keysborough have the facilities to cater for all aged learning. Childcare is available at numerous centers around the area, including Keysborough Community Children’s Centre. Kindergarten is then accessible at the early learning centers at both Haileybury College and Lighthouse Christian College, these two schools also provide Primary education and Secondary education. Other primary schools are Chandler Park, Maralinga, Wallarano, Keysborough Primary, Resurrection Catholic and Sirius College, Sirius also offering Secondary School.
Transport and Shopping
Keysborough is transportation hub, you can practically go anywhere from Parkmore Shopping Centre bus routes. Parkmore Shopping Centre initially opened in 1973 and is now the local shop for Keysborough residents. The Keysborough Pub “The Keysie” on the corner of Cheltenham Rd and Corrigan Rd is a great place to dine.
Parks and Recreation
The parks are another attraction for the suburb, including Tatterson Park, Frederick Wachter Reserve, Rowley Allan Reserve and Braeside Park. Frederick Wachter Reserve and Fabian both provide off-leash parks for dogs.
The recreation centres include Springers Leisure Centre, which offers a range of sports and activities to the community including, fitness groups, the sports centre, childcare, children’s programs and user groups which consist of dancing, ballet, line dancing, indoor bowls, karate, children’s playgroup, basketball, and futsal. The other attraction for the locals is the Keysborough Golf Club and Keysborough tennis club. As your Keysborough real estate agents we speak very highly of Keysborough and its amenities.