Only 7 kilometers southeast of the Melbourne CBD, Windsor is the quintessential suburb. This quiet pocket of suburbia is filled with residents who want to access to both inner-city excitement and the peace and quiet of the suburbs.
Locals rely on a growing number of independent clothing stores, lounges, bars, restaurants, and cafes for entertainment, many of which can be found a shopping strip on Punt Road known as 'Little Windsor on Punt'. The famous shopping mecca of Chapel Street also runs through Windsor, providing locals even more trendy boutiques, theaters, and music venues to frequent.
The streets of Windsor are lined with a diverse mix of housing, including Victorian terrace housing, semi-detached cottages, medium density apartments and hi-rise public housing towers. The rental market is booming, consisting mostly of affordable apartments.
Like most Australian suburbs, Windsor is sprinkled with green spaces and parks filled with mostly Swinburne University students and couples playing sports and picnicking. The area also attracts a young professionals.
Windsor residents have their choice of bus and train options to explore any number of surrounding suburbs or commute into the CBD.