Gary Peer & Associates St Kilda
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Located 6 km southeast of the CBD, during the Edwardian and Victorian eras, St Kilda became a favoured suburb of Melbourne's elite, and many palatial mansions were constructed along its hills and waterfront. Now the area is filled with beachside deco apartments, historic mansions, cosy terrace houses and modern developments. This area offers the best of all worlds, being close to the city, a stone’s throw away from the beach, a cultural hub for the arts and having a constant buzzing vibe emanating from its many restaurants and bars.
The population consists mainly of independent people (66%) and residents that identify as being in the labour force or employed full time (70.4%). The median age of people in St Kilda is 33. St Kilda is well known for its rich history and its unique culture and is also home to many high-profile local events, including the St Kilda Festival. The area plays home to some of Melbourne’s best outdoor venues including iconic St Kilda Beach, Yacht Club and Albert Park, as well as some of the city’s best restaurants, farmers’ markets, theatres and live music venues. As such, the endless lifestyle choices on offer make property in the suburb highly sought after.
St Kilda is well connected by public transport to the CBD and all other parts of Melbourne and has a dedicated light rail line running towards the CBD. Multiple tram routes, as well as water transport in the form of ferries and private boating service the area. There is also an off-road bicycle network running along the foreshore to Albert Park.
Major features of the area include The Esplanade, Palais Theatre, St Kilda Sea Baths, Albert Park Lake, Albert Park Public Golf Course, Albert Park Cricket Ground, Luna Park, St Kilda Beach and iconic Acland and Fitzroy Streets.
House Styles: With many layers of development, St Kilda is characterised by a mix of residential styles, ranging from rows of Victorian terrace houses, Edwardian and interwar homes and apartments to post-war and modern development. Much of St Kilda's innovative architecture is recognised nationally.
Best known for: Luna Park, Acland Street, Fitzroy Street, St Kilda Beach.
Nearby Shopping Centres/Strips: Acland Court, Esplanade Craft Market on Sundays, Fitzroy Street, Carlisle Street, Barkly Street.
Popular Cafés/Restaurants: Monk Bodhi Dharma, Rococo, Newmarket Hotel, Ichi Ni Izakaya, Claypots Seafood and Wine, Donovans, Radio Mexico, Cicciolina, The Galleon, Circa The Prince, The Local Taphouse, Lau’s Family Kitchen
Train Stations: Balaclava Station, Windsor Station, Prahran Station, Ripponlea Station.
Tram Routes: 16, 96, 3
Parks: Albert Park, St Kilda Botanical Gardens, Talbot Reserve, O’Donnel Gardens, Duggan Reserve, Melbourne Botanical Gardens.
Schools: St Kilda Park Primary School, Stonnington Primary School, Elwood Primary School, Ripponlea Primary School, Elwood College, St Michael’s Grammar School, Wesley College Melbourne, Yeshivah College, Beth Rivkah Ladies College, Mount Scopus Memoral College Gandel Besen House, Caulfield Grammar School.
Surrounding Suburbs: Albert Park, Windsor, Port Phillip, St Kilda East, Elwood, Balaclava
Median House Price: $811,000
Median Unit Price: $470,000
Local Government: City of Port Phillip