Gary Peer & Associates Murrumbeena
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Located 13 km southeast of the CBD, Murrumbeena is a small suburban area with sprawling parklands and primarily Federation and Interwar architectural character. The population consists mainly of married couples (48.79% and non-married individuals (42.92%) with high percentage of residents being professionals (32.5%). A large proportion of homes are fully owned (30.83%). The median age of residents is 36.
Murrumbeena is a family friendly, convenient location. Murrumbeena offers much in the way of a leisurely existence with shopping strips, multiple dining options and recreational areas all easily accessible in the region. What the area may be most valued for is its village feel and suburban lifestyle. Murrumbeena is a small suburb where it is possible to prioritise convenience, but also relaxation time. The suburb is easily accessible by Murrumbeena railway station and is full of parks and reserves for some downtime. The Duncan Mackinnon athletics facility is one of the highest quality athletics venues in metropolitan Melbourne. As well as catering for organised athletics groups, the track is ideal for the general public and casual users for training and recreation.
House Styles: Outside of the main street, Murrumbeena is a mix of predominantly single-family detached homes with small pockets of walk-up flats of up to two stories developed since the 1960s. The predominant style of the buildings in the shopping strip, station and surrounding homes are Federation and Interwar which include many magnificent examples of single story Art Deco designs. Re-developed modern houses and apartment blocks are also common in the area.
Best known for: Expansive parklands, Duncan McKinnon Reserve, suburban feel.
Nearby Shopping Centres/Strips: Chadstone Shopping Centre, Centre Road, East Boundary Road Shopping Strip, Oakleigh Central
Popular Cafés/Restaurants: Oasis Bakery, Daniel Son, World of Food, Brew, ChiChi House, Entice, Kimchi Country, Zests Pizza, Tosano Pizza.
Train Stations: Murrumbeena Station, Hughesdale Station, Carnegie Station, Oakleigh Station, East Malvern Station
Tram Routes: 67
Parks: Peter Robertson Oval, Murrumbeena Park, Riley Reserve, Freda St Reserve, Springthorpe Reserve, Springthorpe Gardens
Schools: Murrumbeena Primary School, Hughesdale Primary School, Carnegie Primary School, Oakleigh Primary School, McKinnon Secondary College, The Currajong School, Kilvington Grammar School.
Surrounding Suburbs: Carnegie, Malvern East, Hughesdale, Bentleigh East
Median House Price: $984,000
Median Unit Price: $540,000
Local Government: City of Glen Eira