Unley

Unley Suburb Profile

Full of character and class, Unley offers the perfect blend of the grandeur of yesteryear and modern-day convenience. Brimming with immaculately presented cottages and spacious Victorian bungalows, this prestigious neighbourhood has retained a village-like feel despite being just minutes from the city.

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The village atmosphere while being just minutes from the city.

The Drawbacks

Turning right across Unley Road during peak hour can be a challenge.

Did you know

Unley has a strong contingent of people with Greek heritage.

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Hyde Park , PARKSIDE

Getting Around

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Lifestyle

Home to great coffee, trendy shops and gorgeous historic houses, Unley sets the bar for inner-city living. The unique cobblestone entrance to King William Road sets the scene for this highly-sought after suburb, with its quaint heritage cottages, Jacaranda-lined streets and open green space in the back streets.

A treasured home base for families and professionals, Unley is anchored by King William and Unley Roads – both streets offer a broad spectrum of cafés and restaurants, serving everything from classic Italian and authentic Thai to gourmet burgers and modern tapas. The burgeoning café scene gets the early birds going while the brunch crowd grazes on smashed avocado well into the afternoon.

Lovers of antique furniture spend their afternoons strolling between vintage outlets while fashionistas shop to their hearts’ content. All the normal conveniences are on hand as well – the library is a popular haunt for those looking for a quiet and relaxed space to regroup.

Once the sun goes down trendy wine bars and intimate dining nooks become the focal point. During the warmer months, there are free community events to enjoy but the real bonus is being five minutes from the action in the city as Adelaide’s famous events and festivals erupt over summer.

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Neighbours

Unley is a haven for professionals, families and mature couples. Many are long-term residents who earn comfortable incomes with lifestyles to match – we’re talking doctors, lawyers, politicians and successful business owners.

Unley appeals to young professionals too, and increasing numbers of singles and young families are moving into the area to be close to the city and to enjoy a relaxed yet refined lifestyle.

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Locals love

Locals flock to King William Road, Hyde Park, to make the most of the burgeoning foodie scene. And if it's some retail therapy you’re craving, King William Road doesn’t disappoint there either.  

A multi-functional, canine-friendly, bright green space where locals can let their dogs roam free on the pitch, enjoy a workout on the steps, watch a game of footy during winter or enjoy a barbeque on a Sunday.

Unley serves up so much speciality coffee and wholesome brunch that it’s hard to choose a favourite. Residents make the most of it by bouncing between baristas. Mums congregate for post-school drop-off coffee and lovers of simple, homemade fare linger well past lunch.

Those who have an appreciation for antiques, offbeat homewares and thrift will appreciate shopping in Unley. Second-hand and antique stores are dotted around the suburb, concentrated along Unley Road. Unley is also home to a handful of well-loved op shops that always seem to have beautiful vintage bargains.

Property

Unley’s heritage homes are often hidden behind high fences, but rest assured, they are grand and gorgeous. Most are Victorian or Edwardian villas built in the boom between 1880 and 1920, carefully renovated to preserve their charm.

Roberts, Hughes and Young Streets deliver spacious, leafy serenity, close to King William Road. The properties here have deceptively large yards and price tags to match. To the east of Unley Road, off Duthy Street, there are smaller, beautifully restored cottages to suit new families.

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Locals Guide

QUICK BITES

QUICK BITES

ZAMBRERO MEXICAN

Humanitarian Mexican take-away

Malvern Village, 259-269 Unley Road 08 8271 1611 www.zambrero.com
THE FREE CONCEPT

Menu of healthy food, completely free of gluten

93 Unley Road, Unley 08 8357 0094 www.freeconcept.com.au
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RESTAURANTS

RESTAURANTS

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CAFES

CAFES

ROSEY’S CAFE

Trendy, simple and tasty

139 Unley Road, Unley 08 7225 0690 www.roseys.net.au
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SHOP

SHOP

MISS MARTINI

Jewellery and fashion accessories

119A King William Road, Unley 08 8357 0033 www.missmartini.com.au
ETIENNE

Beautiful objects for stylish homes

136 Unley Road, Unley 08 8272 8220 www.etienne.com.au
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GROOM

GROOM

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FITNESS

FITNESS

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THINGS TO DO

THINGS TO DO

SHOPPING AND DINING

Browse the shops or have a feed

Unley Road and King William Road
UNLEY OVAL (PETER MOTLEY OVAL)

Watch Sturt Football Club battle it out in the SANFL

Oxford Terrace, Unley
UNLEY MUSEUM

Discover the history of Unley

80 Edmund Avenue, Unley 08 8372 5117 www.unley.sa.gov.au
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SCHOOLS

SCHOOLS

UNLEY KINDERGARTEN

Sessional pre-school for ages 4 and 5

47 Oxford Terrace, Unley 08 8271 6623 www.unleykgn.sa.edu.au
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PLAYGROUNDS

PLAYGROUNDS

PETER MOTLEY OVAL

Dog-friendly sporting field with playground

Oxford Terrace, Unley
MORRIE HARRELL PLAYGROUND

Enclosed kids park

Ramage Street, Unley
VILLAGE GREEN

Toilets and reserve

Oxford Terrace, Unley
SOLIDERS' MEMORIAL GARDEN

Shaded with toilets

Corner Unley Road and Thomas Street
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AVERAGE PROPERTY PRICES
IN Unley

HOUSE

TO BUY

2 BEDROOM $700,000
3 BEDROOM $1,100,000
4 BEDROOM $1,775,000

TO RENT (PER WEEK)

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

Capital Growth Av Prices
4.5% change from 2016

UNIT

TO BUY

2 BEDROOM $498,000
3 BEDROOM $ -
4 BEDROOM $ -

TO RENT (PER WEEK)

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

Capital Growth Av Prices
5.3% change from 2016

Information Source: CoreLogic RP Data Pty Ltd

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