SPRINGFIELD At A Glance
Located in the foothills of the Mount Lofty Ranges, Springfield is an affluent neighbourhood that lays claim to some of South Australia’s most prized real estate. With leafy streets and sweeping views over the Adelaide plains, Springfield is characterised by its ornate street lamps, meandering creeks and luxurious mansions.
The sense of space and tranquillity that comes with big blocks, shady streets and idyllic gardens.
For a family-friendly day in the sun, the Carrick Hill Café prepares picnic baskets to enjoy in the stunning surroundings of its heritage grounds.
A small suburb that was developed in the 1960s, Springfield only has 14 streets.
Springfield offers the ultimate in luxurious living. Set against a backdrop of iconic Australian bushland, the neighbourhood is filled with opulent homes and sprawling gardens, creating an aura of grandeur and exclusivity.
Merely 15 minutes from the city centre, Springfield provides locals with a country-living feel with all the conveniences of city living. The tree-lined streets, decorative lighting and historic stone bridges make for a distinctly European ambience, while the surrounding conservation parks and walking trails offer peace and tranquillity.
Springfield attracts old and new money. Postcode-proud locals usually stay put, enjoying the area’s close proximity to the hills and the city. While there are no retail amenities or entertainment on offer, prestigious schools and upmarket shopping can be found in neighbouring suburbs and the popular restaurant and café strips of Unley and King William Roads are just a short drive away.
The historic Carrick Hill manor is located in Springfield, providing locals and visitors with a picturesque labyrinth of rose gardens and architecture to explore. On the weekends, locals make the most of living in the foothills, picnicking in the nearby quarry, going for hikes in Belair National Park or strolling through the nearby Waite Arboretum. A short drive to the freeway allows for a quick getaway to the Adelaide Hills or to the coastal towns down south, while some of Adelaide’s best beaches are a leisurely car trip to the west.
Springfield is home to Adelaide’s elite. Retirees and families with medical, financial or legal backgrounds are drawn to the area for its exclusive lifestyle and location.
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A stunning period manor and museum set in the heart of Springfield. Carrick Hill is open to the public and brimming with art, manicured gardens, native bushland and regular family events.
In Springfield’s north-western corner there is an elevated nook with spectacular views over Adelaide, perfect for family BBQs and sunset gazing. There’s also a playground for kids and access to local walking trails.
A stone’s throw from Belair National Park, Springfield locals love living intertwined with nature and capitalising on Adelaide’s best bush walks and trail running.
Springfield boasts access to some of Adelaide’s most prestigious schools, including Scotch College, Walford Anglican School for Girls and Mercedes College.
Springfield’s homes are some of the biggest, boldest and most highly prized in Adelaide. From fine manors steeped in history to elegant Georgian residences and architecturally-designed family homes, Springfield real estate is luxurious and flashy. Every street in the area is picture perfect but Springfield Avenue, with its conifers and curved ascent, is particularly breathtaking.