Star of the Sea Torquay

Enjoy more time for you, right near the beach.

Your sea change awaits

At Star of the Sea you’ll find a safe, close-knit community where you can also take the time to explore what’s on your doorstep. Participate in our vibrant lifestyle programs or indulge in some ‘you’ time. Use the indoor gym, private cinema, community centre and alfresco dining area.

At Star of the Sea retirement village you’ll have more time for you. We’ve got you covered as we maintain all front gardens and conduct annual external gutter and window cleaning.

We also have an adjacent aged care residence should your needs change over time.

What Else?

  • Vibrant and active
  • Sea change
  • Friendly and welcoming
  • Pet friendly

Contact us today

1 Headland Drive, Torquay VIC 3228

1300 698 624

Office hours: Monday to Friday, 9am - 4pm

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  • 96 spacious homes
  • Beautiful established village
  • 5 mins to the beach
  • Amenities close by

Meet the team

Robyn Leahy
Retirement Living Coordinator

Robyn has seen Star of the Sea grow from 26 to 96 homes over 10 years. Star of the Sea is a second home to her and by working with each group to create a community, Star of the Sea has become a large Village family.

Stay informed of vacancies at Star of the Sea Torquay

Please join the waitlist and you’ll be notified immediately when homes become available.

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Get to know your community

  • Location

    You’ve probably heard of one of Victoria’s most loved locations. But we’ll remind you again why Torquay is so great. The start of the Great Ocean Road, close to Geelong, never-ending coastal drives and did we mention the beach? Stroll along sandy beaches and enjoy the vista of the coast from vantage points along the Surf Coast Walk. Plus, fabulous shops, cafés and amenities are at your fingertips.

  • Homes

    You’ll find two- and three-bedroom homes with open plan living. The homes include light filled kitchens with Caesarstone bench-tops and two bathrooms with walk-in shower, plus reverse-cycle air conditioning and heating. Each home also has a lock-up garage accessible from inside the home, and a private courtyard.

  • Community

    VMCH retirement living is 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 Star of the Sea

  • Active community

  • Events and activities

  • Alfresco dining

  • Library

  • Craft studio

  • Treatment room

  • Beauty salon

  • Billiard table

  • Table tennis

  • Games room

  • Outdoor bowling green

  • Indoor bowling green

  • Cinema room

  • Village bus

  • Swimming pool

  • Gymnasium

  • Adjoining aged care

  • CCTV

  • Walking club

  • Regular shopping trips

  • 24hr emergency call service

What our residents have to say

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

    Pam & Pieter

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


  • When we came to Athelstan, we thought this is it! We just loved it here, the community.


  • Because Corpus Christi is a smaller village, we know everyone here, it’s terrific. A lovely place to live.


  • You’re secure. It’s quiet at St Thomas’. You know everybody and can catch up with them at any stage.


  • I feel at home at Shanagolden. So many people who have become such good friends.


Ready to tour Star of the Sea? Call our friendly team on 1300 698 624 today to book your tour.

Our Surroundings


  • Torquay Village shopping centre 3km
  • The Dunes Village shopping centre 1.5km


  • Quay Family Healthcare 1.3km
  • Epworth Hospital 18km


  • Bus stop 0.8km


  • Whites Beach 1km
  • Torquay Bowls Club 2km
  • Torquay Golf Club 4.8km

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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