Gary Peer & Associates St Kilda East
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St Kilda East
Located 6 km southeast of the CBD, St Kilda East is one of the more densely population suburbs of Melbourne. Quiet and residential, it is the adjacent suburb of St Kilda. The area is extremely diverse with a rich and thriving cultural atmosphere. Recent development of the area, rising land values and excellent access to public transport has seen recent gentrification in the area. Modern i medium density apartments are being built on many blocks, with the Carlisle Street area designated an activity centre under the Melbourne 2030 planning scheme. The area is also home to many heritage-listed precincts and places.
Several forms of public transport serve St Kilda East with major tram routes operating on Carlisle Street/Balaclava Road, Chapel Street, Dandenong Road and St Kilda Road. The population consists mainly of independent youth (29.2%) and maturing residents that have established independence (26.3%). The median age of people in St Kilda is 32. St Kilda East is well known for its unique culture. The area is home to a prominent Jewish community and multiple synagogues, kosher restaurants and supermarkets, making property highly sought after. However, the area around Carlisle street has a strong arts and indie community presence.
Major features of the area include cosmopolitan Carlisle Street’s, preserved heritage streetscapes, relaxing parks and walking trails, as well as bustling cafes, bars and shops.
House Styles: 1960s flats dominate the suburb. There are, however, some pockets of preserved heritage streetscapes. Godfrey Avenue has well-preserved rows of Edwardian cottages on either side of the street and is protected by council heritage controls. Camden Street has several rows of Victorian semi-detached timber workers cottages.
Best known for: Jewish institutions including synagogues and kosher supermarkets, heritage listed properties, bohemian culture.
Nearby Shopping Centres/Strips: Carlisle Street, Acland Court, Fitzroy Street, Barkley Street, Malvern Central, Chapel Street
Popular Cafés/Restaurants: Las Chicas, Ziggy’s Burgers, Monk Bodhi Dharma, Newmarket Hotel, Radio Mexico, The Galleon, The Local Taphouse, En Izakaya, Treehouse Lounge, Yochi Frozen Yoghurt.
Train Stations: Balaclava Station, Ripponlea Station.
Tram Routes: 96, 3, 67
Parks: Greenmeadow Gardens, Hewison Reserve, Memorial Park, Alma Park, Lumley Park, Albert Park, Harleston Park, Armadale Reserve, St Kilda Botanical Gardens
Schools: Ripponlea Primary School, St Kilda Primary School, Stonnington Primary School, Elsternwick Primary School, Caulfield Junior College, Elwood Primary School, Caulfield Primary School, Beth Rivkah Ladies College, Yeshiva College, Mount Scopus Memorial College, Gandel-Besen House, Caulfield Grammar School, The King David School, Caulfield Park Community School.
Surrounding Suburbs: Caulfield North, Armadale, Elsternwick, Prahran, Ripponlea, St Kilda, Windsor.
Median House Price: $1,070,000
Median Unit Price: $521,250
Population: 12, 576
Local Government: City of Port Phillip and City of Glen Eira