PORT MELBOURNE

PORT MELBOURNE At A Glance

Combining inner city ease with a laidback beachside lifestyle, buzzing Port Melbourne’s appeal isn’t hard to pin down. Complete with a thriving café and dining scene, much-loved pubs and a shopping strip that offers just about everything you need (and everything you don’t) – it really is better by the bay.

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Industrial chic with oceanfront views – all within minutes of the CBD.

Local Tips

Bay street is busy, busy, busy – which means that parking spots are very hard to come by.

Fun Fact

Gold was discovered in the streets of Port Melbourne back in the 1850s.

Lifestyle

Wearing its working past with pride, bustling Port Melbourne stands apart from its terrace-filled neighbours. Once a strictly industrial area, it has since been subject to intense urban renewal. And it sure is looking good.

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Lifestyle

Bay Street is the beating pulse of the community – a busy shopping hub that is home to countless restaurants, stylish boutiques and a proliferation of health and wellness studios. Brunch is taken seriously here (something of a theme in food crazy Melbourne), as is beer. In fact, Port Melbourne’s pubs and cafés are cherished institutions. And there’s nothing locals love more than coffees with sunrise views across the ocean and evening drinks by the water.

It comes as no surprise that Port Melbourne is a little beach crazy. Sporty locals start the day with a jog along the much-loved Bay Trail, while bike riders weave around them. In fact, it’s not uncommon to see yoga mat-toting residents spending the entire weekend in their (effortlessly stylish) active wear before changing into something a little more glamorous for drinks and dinner come nightfall. After all, it’s all about a balanced lifestyle.

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Neighbours

With its brilliant location and enticing beachside lifestyle, Port Melbourne is a magnet for the young and upwardly mobile. The area’s many apartments and converted warehouses are populated by office workers who love being within easy reach of city, but feeling like they’re miles away. Meanwhile Port Melbourne’s more residential streets are home to long-term locals, who have no doubt watched with interest as it has evolved from an industrial hub into the glamorous in-demand neighbourhood of today.

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BEACH TIME

Whether it’s strolls along the oceanfront with the Spirit of Tasmania looming large in the background or salty swims in the bay – life in Port Melbourne is all about the beach.

LOCAL LIQUOR

Local treasure Starward Distillery makes some of Melbourne’s best spirits in the back streets of Port Melbourne. Visitors come for the tour and stay for the atmosphere or, more likely, the whisky.

BAY STREET

From shopping to working out to brunching (or a mix of the three) – bustling Bay Street is the centre of all activity in Port Melbourne.

Property

Property in Port Melbourne is as varied as it is in demand. Stylish converted factories and warehouses are a reminder of the area’s industrial past, while grand apartment complexes with sweeping views offer a taste of luxury. Waterfront developments are beachside living at its finest, while quaint workers’ cottages line the area’s more residential streets. Somewhat unsurprisingly, buying in Port Melbourne doesn’t come cheap. Renting, on the other hand, is considerably more affordable and allows everyone a taste of that easy breezy bayside living.

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AVERAGE PROPERTY PRICES
IN PORT MELBOURNE

HOUSE

TO BUY

2 BEDROOM $1,939,167
3 BEDROOM $1,603,333
4 BEDROOM $1,975,000

TO RENT (PER WEEK)

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

Capital Growth Av Prices
7.1% change from 2017

UNIT

TO BUY

2 BEDROOM $689,696
3 BEDROOM $1,798,333
4 BEDROOM $ -

TO RENT (PER WEEK)

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

Capital Growth Av Prices
4.5% change from 2017

Information Source: CoreLogic RP Data Pty Ltd

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