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Located 12 km southeast of the CBD, Carnegie is one of the most highly sought after residential suburbs in Melbourne. Carnegie has a diverse cultural cross-section, with many permanent settlers from around the globe. This has resulted in the area becoming a cultural hub full of diverse eating and shopping options. Carnegie is within a stone's throw of Caulfield Racecourse and five minutes from Chadstone Shopping Centre, making it an increasingly sought-after spot.
Residents of Carnegie need not go any farther to enjoy dining out and grocery shopping. The local Koornang Road shopping strip offers international food items such as Thai, Chinese, Japanese, Indian, Greek, Italian, Korean, Malaysian and Russian. The Rosstown Hotel as well as showrooms and homemaker shops can also be found in this commercial strip. Carnegie streets offer tranquil surroundings and are lined with trees. There are also generous swathes of parkland and recreation facilities in the area.
Carnegie is served by several forms of public transport. Two train lines run through Carnegie Station to Flinders Station and Pakenham or Cranbourne Stations and a tram route runs from Carnegie to the CBD. Multiple bus lines also run throughout the area.
Located 11 km southeast of the CBD, Glen Huntly is a small but convenient, safe suburb.
Glen Huntly offers easy access to all amenities including public transport, shops and shopping centers, trendy restaurants and cafes, ethnic supermarket and food options, schools and child-care facilities, Monash University and multiple recreational facilities including one of the few cycling velodromes in the Metropolitan area. For a young suburb of only thirty one years old, Glen Huntly is rapidly establishing itself as a highly sought after residential neighborhood for its desirable location and its wonderful lifestyle options.
Glen Huntly Station and the Route 67 tramline that runs to the CBD are the main modes of public transport in the area.
Located 13 km southeast of the CBD, Murrumbeena is a small suburban area with sprawling parklands and primarily Federation and Interwar architectural character.
Murrumbeena is a family friendly, convenient location. Murrumbeena offers much in the way of a leisurely existence with shopping strips, multiple dining options and recreational areas all easily accessible in the region. What the area may be most valued for is its village feel and suburban lifestyle. Murrumbeena is a small suburb where it is possible to prioritise convenience, but also relaxation time.
The suburb is easily accessible by Murrumbeena railway station and is full of parks and reserves for some downtime. The Duncan Mackinnon athletics facility is one of the highest quality athletics venues in metropolitan Melbourne. As well as catering for organised athletics groups, the track is ideal for the general public and casual users for training and recreation.