Brighton

Brighton Suburb Profile

Where a serving of fish n'chips and sandy shores go hand-in-hand, Brighton is quintessential seaside living. It lays claim to its own beach and jetty, a vibrant café culture and a line-up of homes made for family living. This effervescent neighbourhood has long been enticing Adelaideans down to the sea. 

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Living beachside and the laid-back lifestyle that comes with it.

The Drawbacks

Traffic moves slowly along the Esplanade as drivers take in the view.

Did you know

Famous Antarctic explorer Sir Douglas Mawson called Brighton home.

Nearby Neighbourhoods

Henley , Glenelg

Getting Around

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Lifestyle

Brighton offers the perfect balance of vibrancy and relaxation. Centred around Jetty Road, the suburb has cafés and restaurants which feed the masses, while the calming expanse of sand and water soothes the soul.

Picturesque Brighton Beach is an endearing drawcard. Families relax under beach umbrellas while sailing boats, dinghies and stand-up-paddle boards are scattered across the water. To the South, Seacliff headland lends a sense of intimacy for those looking for a bit more privacy while a proud surf lifesaving contingent makes the beach feel extra safe.

Away from the sand, fitness lovers find their groove on the wide footpath that runs parallel to the water. The greenspaces are a gathering point for friends and family taking advantage of the playgrounds and great barbeque facilities.

Gentle sand dunes and shrubbery separate the beach from the shopping precinct, where baristas work overtime. Fish 'n' chips and ice cream are abundant while newer culinary eateries champion local produce and provide picnics to take-away.

Stroll down Jetty Road and you'll find bookshops, fashion boutiques, children's shops and the Esplanade Hotel, the ideal spot for a refreshing drink as the sun goes down. For serious shopping and more night-time entertainment, Adelaide City is easily accessible by car, bus or train.

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Neighbours

Seemingly made for families, Brighton is home to top schools, family-sized homes and a relaxed seaside vibe. Established couples and retirees also enjoy Brighton's beach lifestyle, while easy city access attracts mature professionals. Visitors from all walks of life add a sense of multiculturalism during weekends and holidays.

Locals love

Beyond the sand, locals get their food and entertainment fix in the pubs and ice cream parlours along Jetty Road. Further back from the beach, Brighton Road provides ample grocery, home, fashion and gift options.

Walk, jog or cycle along 70 kilometres of pathways spanning North Haven to Sellicks beach. Locals love the 4.2 kilometre Brighton to Glenelg leg, passing sculptures, playgrounds and Adelaide's finest coastline as they go.

Built in 1886, Brighton jetty is a focal point for locals and visitors. The jetty unites the community with broad range of events and activities, from ANZAC services and annual swim meets to fishing and snorkelling.

Property

Modest cottages and fishermen's shacks have slowly made way for multi-million-dollar mansions. The Esplanade represents prime real estate with modern properties and a few traditional villas lining the seafront.

Away from the beachfront, there is a mixture of contemporary townhouses and courtyard homes as well as charming original bungalows and elegant brick houses dating from the early 1900s. There is a sprinkling of low-rise units along Jetty Road that service the retired, while the eastern side of Brighton Road offers comfortable suburban life in modern family duplexes.

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Locals Guide

QUICK BITES

QUICK BITES

BRIGHTON JETTY BAKERY

Traditional bakery using South Australian produce

83 Jetty Road, Brighton 08 8358 0888 www.brightonjettybakery.com
E’NUF BURGER BAR

Healthy burgers freshly made

2/83 Jetty Road, Brighton 08 8376 4185 www.enufburgerbar.com
THE ROYAL COPENHAGEN ICE CREAM CONE COMPANY

Danish style ice cream

75 -77 Jetty Road, Brighton 08 8358 2386 www.rcicecream.com.au
LE’S BAKERY AND VIETNAMESE

Vietnamese rolls, Bah Mi and coffee

469 Brighton Road, Brighton 08 8298 8887
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RESTAURANTS

RESTAURANTS

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CAFES

CAFES

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SHOPS

SHOPS

JETTY BABES

Toys and gifts for babies and children

57 Jetty Road, Brighton 08 8296 1533 www.jettybabes.com.au
CHEMMART PHARMACY

Pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and gifts

4/79 Brighton Road, Brighton 08 8296 7147 www.chemmart.com.au
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THINGS TO DO

THINGS TO DO

BRIGHTON BEACH AND FORESHORE

Swimming, water sports, walking trails and jetty

The Esplanade, Brighton
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SCHOOLS

SCHOOLS

BRIGHTON SECONDARY SCHOOL

Co-educational, year 8 to 12

305 Brighton Road, North Brighton 08 8375 8200 www.brightonss.sa.edu.au
BRIGHTON PRIMARY SCHOOL

Co-educational, reception to Year 7

1 Highet Avenue, Brighton 08 8296 3614 www.brightonps.org
PARINGA PARK PRIMARY SCHOOL

Co-educational, reception to Year 7

21 Bowker Street, North Brighton 08 8296 8904 www.paringpkps.sa.edu.au
GOODSTART EARLY LEARNING

Catering from six weeks to 5 year olds

444 Brighton Road, Brighton 08 8377 0488 www.goodstart.org.au
EMALI CHILD CARE

Catering from 6 weeks to 5 year olds

397 Brighton Road, Brighton 08 8358 5384 www.emali.com.au
DOVER KINDERGARTEN

Sessional preschool for 4 to 5 year olds

37 Broadway, South Brighton 08 8296 9841 www.doverkgn.sa.edu.au
BRIGHTON PRIMARY SCHOOL OSHC

Out of school hours care for children aged 5 to 14

1 Highet Avenue, Brighton 08 8377 2655
PARINGA PARK PRIMARY SCHOOL OSHC

Out of school hours care for children aged 5 to 14

21 Bowker Street, North Brighton 0430 223 509
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GROCERIES AND MARKETS

GROCERIES AND MARKETS

BRIGHTON SUNDAY MARKET

Every 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month, 7am-12pm

Brighton Secondary School, 305 Brighton Road, North Brighton 08 8375 8215 www.brightonsundaymarket.org
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PLAYGROUNDS

PLAYGROUNDS

BINDARRA RESERVE

Fenced play equipment, picnic area, BBQ, toilets

Esplanade, Brighton
DULCIE PERRY PARK

Play equipment and reserve

Cecelia Street, North Brighton
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AVERAGE PROPERTY PRICES
IN Brighton

HOUSE

TO BUY

2 BEDROOM $ -
3 BEDROOM $878,400
4 BEDROOM $1,650,000

TO RENT (PER WEEK)

2 BEDROOM $ -
3 BEDROOM $ -
4 BEDROOM $ -

Capital Growth Av Prices
5.4% change from 2016

UNIT

TO BUY

2 BEDROOM $367,500
3 BEDROOM $492,250
4 BEDROOM $ -

TO RENT (PER WEEK)

2 BEDROOM $ -
3 BEDROOM $ -
4 BEDROOM $ -

Capital Growth Av Prices
3.8% change from 2016

Information Source: CoreLogic RP Data Pty Ltd

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