Gary Peer & Associates Toorak
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Located 5 km southeast of the CBD, Toorak has the reputation of being Melbourne’s most elite suburb. The population consists mainly of married couples (46.9%), and residents employed in the industries of finance, property and business services (29.6%). It is listed as the “highest money earning suburb” in the country. The median age is 43. 41.6% of houses are fully owned. Toorak is a luxuriant and picturesque suburb home to charming mansions, glamorous restaurants, high-end retail shopping and some of Melbourne’s most magnificent homes and best private schools.
Toorak is a family friendly suburb but with its close proximity to the CBD and South Yarra, as well as its abundance of chic apartments, the area is also home to many young independent people. A lifestyle of leisure is at the suburb’s doorstep with both Toorak Road and Chapel Street being the area’s main shopping strips. Both streets are filled with trendy cafes, designer clothing stores and high-class restaurants and bars. The area is luscious and bright with many of its hilly streets being canopied by greenery and with plenty of parks and reserves nearby.
House Styles: Italianate and colonial historic mansions, luxurious contemporary homes, period homes, mid-century apartment blocks, ultra-modern apartment complexes.
Best known for: Historic mansions, sprawling estates including Illawarra House, which was acquired by the National Trust; and Coonac, the most expensive house in Melbourne, Toorak Village, Como Historic House and Garden.
Nearby Shopping Centres/Strips: Toorak Village shops, Chapel Street shops, Como Centre, Jam Factory, High Street shops, Prahran Central, Prahran Markets
Popular Cafés/Restaurants: Two Birds One Stone, Luxbite, Burch & Purchese Sweet Studio, Ichi Ichu Ku, Adriano Zumbo Patissier, Dainty Sichuan, France-Soir, The Stables of Como, Wagyu Ya, Miss Chu, B’Stilla, Maya Tequila Bar & Grill, Pacific Seafood Barbeque House, The Botanical. Squires Loft, Da Noi, Entrecote.
Train Stations: Toorak Station, Heyington Station, Kooyong Station, Hawksburn Station, Armadale Station, South Yarra Station, Tooronga Station.
Tram Routes: 8, 72
Parks: Burnley Oval, Fairbairn Reserve, Dave. W.M. Park, Winifred Corner Reserve, Kooyong Gardens, Toorak Park, Como Park.
Schools: Toorak Primary School, Armadale Primary School, Malvern Central School, St Catherines School, Geelong Grammar School Toorak Campus, Loreto Mandeville Hall Toorak, Scotch College, Lauriston Girls’ School, The King David School, Strathcona Baptist Girls’ Grammar, Bialik College, Melbourne Girls’ College, Melbourne High School, Swinburne Senior Secondary College.
Surrounding Suburbs: South Yarra, Malvern, Prahran, Armadale, Richmond, Burnley, Hawthorn.
Median House Price: $3,100,100
Median Unit Price: $750,000
Local Government: City of Stonnington