--Front of brick home with a lawn, driveway and trees.--
--Living area.--
--Accessible bathroom.--
--Bedroom with carpet, BIR, wall mounted TV.--
Balaclava, VIC

Vacancy available in Improved Liveability property in sought-after Balaclava

This lovely large home is located in Balaclava in Melbourne’s inner suburbs within walking distance to all public transport, shops, and cafes.

Room information

There is currently one vacant bedroom available, ready for the new resident to add their own furnishings and belongings.

The room is small and does not have sufficient space for wheelchair access.  

The room has built in wardrobes.

There is air-conditioning and heating in the bedroom.

House information

The single storey house comprises of five bedrooms.

There are two shared living areas, an open plan kitchen and meals area, two bathrooms and two toilets. 

An undercover area at the back of the house to enjoy relaxing and an established garden.


The current residents in the home are male and female. 

The current residents living in the house are between 53 and 74 years.

The current residents are active, enjoy and enjoy going out socially together most weekends.  They like meals out, live theatre, drives, walks, shopping-including individually and for the household.  

All residents also meet the criteria for SDA Design Category of Improved Liveability.  

The residents have various activities during the day.

Location information

The house is located in Balaclava in Melbourne's inner suburbs.

Local Balaclava shops are in walking distance.  

Chadstone shopping centre is a 30-minute drive.   

A short 15-minute drive to the Alfred Hospital.


The SDA design category is Improved Liveability.   

Property has some accessible features.

Wheelchair accessible rooms include: bedroom, bathroom; Toilet (if separate); Garden/Outdoor area; Kitchen; Common Areas.

There is ramp access.

Current support model

This property offers shared independent living with 24/7 support.

Our staff have a wide range of skills and experience and are trained to support people to live the life they want and make community connections.

Factors to consider when applying

Life Without Barriers will conduct a screening and suitability assessment to ensure this level of supported independent living will meet your needs, and housemates are compatible.  

  • You must be aged 18 years or over.  

  • You are eligible for, and able to secure, an appropriate level of NDIS Supported Independent Living (SIL) funding and NDIS Specialist Disability Accommodation.  

  • You have the financial means to pay rent and utilities and are prepared to sign (or for a representative to sign) an accommodation agreement. 

The property is owned by the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing with staff support provided by Life Without Barriers. 

Vacancy code: VICVDASSE-O-5

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