Athelstan Camberwell

Premium retirement living in the heart of Camberwell.

Imagine yourself living here

Surrounded by the classic elegance of Camberwell’s private homes and gardens, Athelstan is just a pleasant stroll to local amenities and attractions with excellent access to public transport.

Life is about relaxing and enjoying the things you love to do or discovering new opportunities. At Athelstan, you can delve into a new book in the library, connect with friends in one of the luxurious, light-filled lounges or attend one of the special interest groups.

With so many options to choose, there are lots of opportunities to meet your neighbours and be involved as much or as little as you like.

What Else?

  • Welcoming and friendly community
  • Close to shops, transport and allied health
  • Social and active community
  • Pet friendly

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450 Camberwell Road, Camberwell VIC 3124

1300 698 624


Office hours: Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm

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  • 66 luxury, spacious apartments
  • Premium retirement living
  • Close to Camberwell junction
  • All amenities close by

Meet the team

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Colin Corkery
Retirement Living Manager

Colin has been part of Athelstan since 2015 and loves providing a wonderful quality service, with attention to detail, and always aims to exceed expectations.

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Retirement Living Homes available at Athelstan Camberwell

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Get to know your community

  • Aerial view of Athelstan Retirement Village, showing the entire precinct


    Elegant and charming, Camberwell represents the very best that Melbourne living has to offer. It’s famous leafy green streets and sweeping historic residences make it one of Melbourne’s most exclusive suburbs. Brimming with cafés, restaurants, bars and delicious take away, Camberwell is a food haven.

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    The apartments are contemporary and feature elegantly designed interiors. Enjoy fully appointed kitchen with stainless steel appliances and stone benchtops. Athelstan’s exceptional one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments have been crafted to include the very finest finishes. Plus secure underground carpark with lock-up storage ensures peace of mind.

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    VMCH retirement living communities are special! We champion and celebrate the dignity of every person, with a community spirit that welcomes everyone. This results in friendly and vibrant communities, offering residents the unique opportunity to develop new friendships, participate in activities and enjoy a strong sense of belonging. You are invited to be social as little or as often as you desire.


Amenities and services at Athelstan

  • Active community

  • Events and activities

  • BBQ area

  • Concierge service

  • Dining, bar, lounge

  • Undercover car park

  • Gated community

  • CCTV

  • Home care services

  • Library

  • Lock up storage

  • Visiting allied health

  • 24hr emergency call system

What our residents have to say

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  • Couple smiling with mouth closed to camera, white wall in background
  • When we came to Athelstan, we thought this is it! We just loved it here, the community.


  • We’re rapt, we love it. We’re so happy we made the move to McAuley.


  • We have fantastic neighbours. Providence is a really lovely place to live.

    Pam & Pieter

Ready to tour Athelstan? Call our friendly team on 1300 698 624 to book your tour.

Our Surroundings


  • Camberwell shopping precinct 1.6km
  • Glenferrie Road shopping strip 4.5km
  • Chadstone Shopping Centre 8km


  • Cabrini Hospital 5km
  • Box Hill Hospital 7km


  • Bus stop 0.1km
  • Tram stop 0.1km


  • Camberwell Bowls Club 0.2km
  • Camberwell Sports Ground 0.2km

Frequently asked questions

We know you might have lots of questions about our retirement living communities. For more, view our Frequently Asked Question section.

Come and visit us for a tour! We’d love to show you around and introduce you to some of the residents, so you can get a better understanding of what it’s like to live at one of our retirement living communities.

We also recommend that you sign up to our database so you get updates as soon as properties are listed.

Your safety and security are of the utmost importance to us. At all our villages we have staff either one site or on call 24/7. Our staff, neighbours, 24hr call system and CCTV provide great peace of mind for our residents.

Pets are absolutely welcome at all our retirement living communities, but we do ask you seek approval of management first. We want to make sure our communities are a wonderful place for those with and without pets, so we may ask you comply with a few guidelines to ensure a harmonious environment.

VMCH does offer a fantastic range of At-Home Aged Care services. If you need a little extra help at home and in the community, then we can provide the care you need. From cleaning, to shopping and allied health support. To find out more call 1300 698 624.

Read the stories of those who chose VMCH to live a fulfilling life.

It’s the people who make our places unique, loving and feel like home.

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