Moving to South Melbourne, made easy

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An upscale suburb just south of the CBD.
Studio / 1 BR
33% Complete
1,733
2 Bedrooms
43% Complete
2,253
3 Bedrooms
70% Complete
3,661
4 Bedrooms
100% Complete
5,200

Good For
  • Couples without kids
  • Empty nesters / Retirees
  • Families
  • Professionals
  • Singles

 

What's around
  • 251 Restaurants
  • 9 Grocery stores/markets
  • 5 Banks
  • 45 Nightlife options
  • 51 Fitness options
  • 239 Shops

 


PUBLIC TRANSITExcellent

WALKABILITYExcellent
Safety

South Melbourne has a high violent crime rate and a high property crime rate for Melbourne.

  WHAT’S LIVING IN South Melbourne LIKE?

South Melbourne is a beautiful suburb located just south of the CBD and is a short tram ride into town. It's marked by wide, leafy streets lined with old Victorian homes and apartment buildings. The rental market is affordable, but it costs at least a million dollars to buy a home here.

A variety of people live here, ranging from the super-rich to the average professional just looking for a great place to live. Most people here share one thing in common, however: they're serious football fans. This neighborhood is home to the South Melbourne FC, one of Australia's most successful Australian Rules football clubs. During the season, the team plays at Bob Jane Stadium on Lake Oval.

Residents have a wide variety of shops, cafes, eateries and art galleries to choose from, most of which are on Clarendon Street.

South Melbourne is bordered on the north by Southbank, on the east and south by Albert Park, and on the west by Port Melbourne.

South Melbourne Australia Neighborhood Photo

 

Local Flavor   South Melbourne LOCAL schools

P-6 YEARS
Galilee Regional Catholic Primary School
School Performance:
Type:Private
U YEARS
Montague Continuing Education Centre
School Performance:
Type:Public

 

Photo Credits: Thanks to @komeyui_melb, @Cox Auto Service Centre, @Syndie, @Wayside Inn, @Off The Wagon EST.1983, @mez_two, @Bar Sales Melbourne, @kpc_one, @eoinadrinan, @Meatworksco, @Eoin Drinan, @Amneesh Maharaj, @infullbloom_au, @Leith McDonald, @Greg Hickey, @anna_chugaeva, @Jane Moroney, @Jo Cain, and @Juan Pablo for your great photos of this neighborhood! 

 

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