ST PETERS/COLLEGE PARK At A Glance
Grand Victorian villas, immaculately presented gardens and tree-lined streets define the esteemed suburbs of St Peters and College Park. Home to some of the most exclusive properties in Adelaide, this is a quiet and beautiful area that exudes old-time grace, modern-day ophistication and city convenience.
The short daily commute and easy access to nearby private schools, shopping precincts and city entertainment.
The walking and cycling paths along the River Torrens are perfect for an early morning wander or an active commute into the CBD.
St Peter’s College alumni include three Nobel laureates, forty-two Rhodes scholars, ten Australian State Premiers and an astronaut.
Shady streets, spacious blocks and unspoiled architecture make St Peters and College Park two of the most desirable suburbs in Adelaide. Located within arm’s reach of some of Adelaide’s most vibrant suburbs, this is where Adelaide’s high rollers call home, relishing in the peace, privacy and tranquillity of the surrounding area.
Bound by the prestigious St. Peter’s College for boys to the west and adjacent to the popular River Torrens Linear Trail to the north, the area is grand but unassuming. College Park consists of just a few dappled streets that are filled with some of Adelaide’s most expensive properties, while St Peters is situated to the north-east and is conveniently arranged in eleven neat avenues that cross over Stephen’s Terrace. Both areas are filled with stately homes surrounded by manicured gardens, yet the neighbourhood still feels warm, calm and inviting.
When in need of entertainment and amenities, locals are spoilt for choice with the CBD, North Adelaide, Norwood Parade and the Avenues Shopping Centre all within easy reach. The location also means you are never far away from major sporting events, annual arts festivals and the city’s entertainment precincts.
Like the architecture, the residents of St Peters and College Park are wealthy, dignified and impressive. Behind the manicured gardens you’ll find families, wealthy retirees and busy professionals.
The younger affluent set favour St Peters for its slightly more affordable yet no less elegant homes, while College Park consists of established families, high-ranking professionals and empty nesters who hold onto their properties for generations.
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THE LINEAR TRAIL
Runners, walkers and cyclists capitalise on the nearby River Torrens walking tracks, known as the Linear Trail. A convenient route to North Adelaide and the city, huge gum trees and the slow-running river offer a scenic backdrop for exercise and leisure.
Payneham Road, the Linear Trail and nearby Botanic Park lead to the city for shopping, entertainment and weekend fun. Excellent cafés and boutiques are also on offer in the neighbouring suburbs of Walkerville, Stepney and North Adelaide.
Families flock to College Park and St Peters for the well-respected private college, reputable primary school and child-friendly facilities. The area has a number of playgrounds, open spaces and reserves for little feet to run off steam, while St Peters Town Hall and Library provide a great outlet for usy minds.
College Park has retained the visual integrity of its turn-of-the-century architecture. Grand old bungalows on spacious grounds have been well-maintained and lovingly restored by families over generations. Marlborough Street hosts some of the most beautiful Victorian villas in Adelaide, complete with beautiful bay windows and blossoming front gardens. Majestic heritage-listed homes can also be found dotted along Pembroke, Rugby and Trinity Streets, many of which overlook St Peter’s College.