It’s a popular central hub, with nearby access to both Western Port Bay and Port Phillip Bay, local wineries, beaches, bush walks, and kids’ entertainment. The community of Somerville is spoilt for choice with a variety of specialty stores, beauty salons, shopping centres, home styling shops, cafes and restaurants. Whether you’re up for a lazy day of leisure within the township or you’re out and about tackling errands, there is transport available with plenty of shops located near each other and community facilities at your fingertips.
This village boasts plenty of things to see and do in a township that delivers service with a smile. Somerville has become well known as an ideal location for families, as well as for the ageing population. It’s the place where families gather and visitors connect among the leafy green surroundings, and it’s a hive of activity. Everything great collides in Somerville, from desired real estate and tasty global cuisines to excellent education and home improvement options.
Make sure to mark the popular Somerville Family Fun Day on your calendar. This not-for-profit event on Monday, March 9, brings the community and surrounds together to showcase the growing suburb and is the perfect way to round out your Labour Day long weekend. In its seventh year, it’ll be jam-packed with carnival rides, market stalls, food vans, Show and Shine, historical society exhibits, school exhibits, a petting zoo, first responders’ displays, entertainment, and charity and community networking. Also on offer will be activities for the whole family to enjoy, including some free fun for the kids. It’s at the Fruit Growers Reserve in Somerville and it’s free to enter, and all profits are donated back to the community-nominated recipients each year.
Over the next few pages, find what else is on offer in Somerville. There’s something for everyone, so why not visit soon — we’ll see you there.