ELWOOD At A Glance
Pretty Elwood with its Art Deco charm and village-like feel, personifies easy, breezy Bayside living. Life in this picturesque suburb is all about beautiful homes, café culture and sprightly outdoor activities. Should things ever feel too sleepy, the unrelenting buzz of St Kilda is just around the corner.
The warm community feel, seaside ease and lovely period homes.
Elwood is something of a public transport blind spot.
Many of Elwood’s streets are named after poets – you’ll find Keats, Tennyson and Byron amongst others.
It can’t be denied – Elwood is a good-looking suburb. From the sunny, toned Art Deco apartments that line its streets to the ample parks and beachfront promenade, this neighbourhood is white-picket fence lovely. With easy access to the city and the ocean – it offers residents a charmed lifestyle by the bay.
Leafy, community-oriented and very liveable, Elwood is a tightly-knit neighbourhood. Nearby St Kilda is all about glitzy nightlife. In Elwood, it’s all about the thriving café scene. In fact, the neighbourhood excels in all things coffee and breakfast related and draws brunch aficionados from across the city. When they’re not sipping lattes, locals can be found cruising down canal-side bike paths and jogging past the ocean, dogs in tow.
Of course, Elwood’s star attraction is the beach. Come summertime it’s a mecca for picnickers, bathers and windsurfers. A haven for families and a hotspot for singles and couples who want that laid-back seaside existence within easy reach of the CBD, loveable Elwood is a true crowd pleaser.
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Friendly Elwood excels in all things café culture. From vegan and organic to fried and greasy – whatever your preference, this delightful Bayside neighbourhood has you covered.
Elwood Village is the centre of all activity in this tight-knit community. Brunching or browsing, come the weekend, this is the place locals want to be.
From bathing to jogging to windsurfing, active locals can’t get enough of Elwood Beach. And when the sun’s shining, neither can the rest of Melbourne.