Explore & Inspire, Markets, Op Shops, Secondhand

Doncare Op Shop – Templestowe Village

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This is a quaint little shop but does extend back further than the front my appear. It has some little gems inside but you’ll need to hunt for them. There was a book stall out the front and my daughter picked up a great novel for just $1 which is what I believe all books should be priced at – either 50c or $1 because there are so many of them in Op Shops and if they get too many they have to pay to have them sent to the tip.

There is a good selection of glassware and unusual coloured glass as well as jewellery, books, cd’s, dvd’s, craft items and more.

Take the time to explore and rustle through to snap up yourself a bargain.

OPENING HOURS: 10 am – 4 pm Monday to Friday. 10 am – 12.30 pm Saturday.  Sunday -closed.

LOCATION: Rear Shop 23A Anderson St, Templestowe

PHONE: (03) 9846 5176

PARKING: There is plenty of parking in the carpark that has some limitations of 15 minutes, one hour or three hours depending where you park.

TRANSPORT: There are buses that go passed Templestowe Village. You can find tram timetables here.

DISABLED ACCESS: Good disabled access out the front with one step into the store. Wheelchair friendly but would be very tight.

ATM: There is a Bendigo Bank ATM in James Street.


DOGS: Just tie them up outside in the shade and please clean up any mess they make. Be mindful of them in hot weather.

TOILET FACILITIES: I couldn’t locate any in the Village although there are alot of cafes where you may be able to ask you can use them.

SOCIAL MEDIA: There is a Facebook page for Doncare

No Instagram but #doncareopshop

WEBSITE: There is a link to this site here.

DONATIONS: Please deliver donations during business hours if possible.

Now it’s your turn. Share your stories of the Doncare Op Shop in Templestowe Village. Likes, dislikes, bargains you’ve bought and people you’ve met. Leave a comment below.

Happy hunting.

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