Recently undergoing a renaissance, Belconnen is nestled along the banks of Lake Ginninderra and is only 7km north of Canberra City. As the most populated suburb in Canberra, Belconnen is a shopper’s paradise offering both the Belconnen Westfield Mall with more than 270 stores and the Belconnen Markets, which is the oldest fresh food market in Canberra.
With 23 Preschools, 19 Primary Schools, 5 High Schools and 3 Senior Secondary Schools, as well as a sizeable hospital and numerous childcare centres, families have everything they need for a quality lifestyle all year round.
Sports lovers feel right at home in Belconnen with the Canberra Raiders and the University of Canberra Brumbies making their home at the 25,000 seat Canberra Stadium. Nature lovers relish the numerous walking and running tracks around the lake, and the jetties, BBQ areas, picnic tables and playgrounds.
Popular with single professionals and tertiary students (the University of Canberra and Australian Institute of Sport are located near here), the lakeside suburb of Belconnen offers affordable single-family homes, as well as apartments and townhouses. With a dining precinct and numerous restaurants and cafes close to the lakeshore, locals head to the water in the evenings and weekends to socialise, meet friends and enjoy an outdoor lifestyle.
With the recent influx of residential projects in the town centre and the prospect of new land developments in the surrounding areas, the popularity of this beautiful lakeside suburb continues to grow.