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The Benson Toorak

Luxury retirement living in the heart of Toorak.

Imagine yourself living here

Perfectly positioned in one of Melbourne’s finest suburbs, The Benson offers you luxury retirement living. Enjoy a real sense of community with like minded people in a safe and secure environment. Life here will embody all you have come to know and love about Toorak: leafy outlooks, refined dining, unrivalled entertainment and cultural activities.

Enjoy catching up with friends over a coffee or a leisurely lunch, do some window shopping or take a stroll through parks and tree-lined streets. An amazing range of options are all within easy reach.

The Benson was developed and created by St. Peter’s Parish Toorak in 2016 and is managed by VMCH.

What Else?

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

585 Toorak Road, Toorak VIC 3142

1300 698 624

Office hours: Monday to Friday, 9am - 3pm & Saturday - Sunday, 10am - 2pm

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  • 33 luxury, spacious apartments
  • Boutique retirement living
  • In the heart of Toorak
  • All amenities close by

Meet the team

Bronwyn Janes
Retirement Living Concierge

Bronwyn is the pulse of The Benson. From dining tips, to organising outings and keeping The Benson sparkling, Bronwyn is the residents’ much loved go-to person.

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Get to know your community

  • Location

    Lush, leafy and grand, Toorak is one of Melbourne’s oldest suburbs. The Benson residents are in easy access to everything they’ve always loved about the local area and its surrounds; from the best cafés and restaurants, excellent shopping strips, beautiful public gardens and close proximity to CBD and arts precinct. From fashionable boutiques to purveyors of fine food, everything you desire is close by in both Toorak and Hawksburn villages and neighbouring South Yarra and Armadale.

  • Apartments

    The apartments are impressive and luxurious throughout. Architectural details are finished to perfection and this exceptional standard is evident throughout. The Benson’s exceptional one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments have been crafted to include the very finest fixtures and finishes. For ease of access, total security and peace of mind, each apartment can be entered via the underground carpark with an elevator to your floor.

  • 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 The Benson

  • Active community

  • Events and activities

  • Adjoining Church

  • BBQ area

  • Club Ebsworth

  • Lounge facilities

  • Concierge Service

  • Dining and bar

  • Undercover car park

  • Gated community

  • CCTV

  • Gymnasium

  • Home care services

  • Library

  • Lock up storage

  • Visiting allied health

  • Walk to shops

  • Walk to transport

  • Walking paths in village

  • Wine cellar

  • 24hr emergency call system

What our residents have to say

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


  • 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.


Ready to tour The Benson? Call our friendly team on 1300 698 624 today to book your tour.

Our Surroundings


  • Toorak Village 0.3km
  • Chapel Street shopping 2km
  • Prahran Market 3km


  • Alfred Hospital 3.7km
  • Epworth Camberwell 5km


  • Hawksburn station 2.4km
  • Prahran station 3.8km
  • Windsor station 4km
  • Bus stop 0.5km


  • MCG 4.7km
  • Jam Factory Cinemas 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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