3807, Victoria

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beaconsfield Suburb Profile & Review

In Beaconsfield, a quiet suburb on Melbourne's south-eastern fringe, the solemn beauty of Mount Dandenong looms on the horizon. Wildlife here flourishes, just as it did in the 1860s when Queen Victoria's second son, Prince Alfred, was taken kangaroo hunting in the area.

Those wanting to head into the city can catch a train from Beaconsfield Station on the Pakenham line. Connecting bus services also travel to Casey Hospital in Berwick. On the Princes Highway there is a shopping strip called Beaconsfield Plaza. Further down, on the Old Princes Highway, the Beaconsfield Hub houses a small collection of trendy cafes and restaurants, such as Chilli 'n' Chive Thai Restaurant and cafe Quartet.

Families will find the area is a perfect place to raise children. The serene Berwick Views Wetlands break up pockets of suburban houses. There are two primary schools: Beaconsfield Primary and St Francis Xavier College. Berwick Secondary College is also within walking distance. Sports in Beaconsfield are incredibly popular. Combined, the junior and senior football clubs, super rules and netball club form the second largest local sporting club in Australia. Perc Allison Oval at Beaconsfield Recreation Reserve will soon see the construction of a state-of-the-art pavilion to accommodate these growing groups.

beaconsfield Demographic Data

$ 457,750 Median House Price

42 Minutes Average Commute

35 Median Age

6,412 Population

49.72 % Female

50.28 % Male




What this means

The following data, without any explanation, is just that, raw data. So in order to help you research the property market, we have outlined what this demographic and real estate information means and how it can be interpreted to help you make a smarter decision when buying or selling your next house or unit in beaconsfield, Victoria.

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beaconsfield Demographic Data

The demographic data below has been supplied by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), which is a government body. It is based on Census data collected every 5 years on the Australian population. Although it is dated 2011, this is the latest data available and should give property investors, property buyers and sellers a very good idea when researching or reviewing their suburb.

It’s important to note when looking at this data that you don’t just use it on its own. Consider this demographic and real estate data as a whole and seek advice from a professional when thinking of buying or selling your next property.

beaconsfield Median House Prices

  • 2008 $ 365,000
  • 2009 $ 380,500
  • 2010 $ 415,000
  • 2011 $ 457,750
  • 2012 $ 457,750

What this means

Median values are the most accepted measure of property values in the real estate industry in Australia. The median is the midpoint (the middle) figure when all the sold property prices over a particular period of time are ordered from their lowest to their highest value.

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beaconsfield 5 Year Median House Prices

Here we have outlined the median value for all sales for each year over a period of 5 years. This is a more realistic timeframe when gauging how houses and units in beaconsfield have performed, and it usually indicates how they will perform in the future.

Median values less than 3 months old are often not always accurate (due to incomplete data) and therefore cannot be relied upon for long-term beaconsfield property price predictions.

beaconsfield Market Property Types

  • 89 % Seperate House
  • 7 % Semi Detached
  • 1 % Flat or Unit
  • 4 % Other Dwelling

What this means

The property type in your suburb will help you identify the density of the area. The greater the number of flats, units and apartments, the more likely it is the suburb has a higher density of living and occupants are more reliant on public transport, cafes, restaurants, convenience stores and amenities, infrastructure and less reliant on their own vehicle for transport.

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beaconsfield Market Property Types

Typically, inner city suburbs within 10km of the CBD are comprised of apartments and semi-detached homes, while middle ring suburbs have semi-detached and detached properties. Rural properties would most likely fall under the “other” category.

This ABS Property Type data combined with Population Density and Family Composition figures gives a good indication of the type of people living in an area and therefore what type of property (1-2 bed apartment or house) would be an ideal investment or property to live in.

beaconsfield Income & Mortgage Stats

  • $ 1,646 Median Weekly Household Income
  • $ 1,948 Median Monthly Mortgage

What this means

This is one of the most compelling statistics in this section because it has a profound impact on real estate prices. It should always be considered when buying or selling property in beaconsfield

Experts believe mortgage stress occurs in real estate when property owners are spending over 30% of their gross income on their mortgage repayments. These figures show weekly income and monthly mortgages.

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beaconsfield Income & Mortgage Stats

To calculate the percentage of income paid towards a mortgage for the suburb of Melbourne, multiply the mortgage payment (e.g. $2450) by 12 then divide this figure by the weekly income (e.g. $1200) multiplied by 52 (weeks) to look like this ($2450 x12/$1200 x 52) x 100 = 47%

Any figure above 30% usually indicates that the suburb you intend to buy in may have property owners with a high incidence of mortgage stress. In terms of maintaining or growing property values in the future and trying to secure a strong property price when selling, this could have an impact, especially in an economic or local industry downturn.

beaconsfield Sold Property Prices

beaconsfield Real Estate Experts

In each suburb we have identified real estate agents who are active local experts. Our goal is to have a network of real estate agents that have been reviewed by previous clients for future buyers and sellers to rely on when making their next property move or even when they just wanting real estate advice.

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beaconsfield Restaurants

  • Tulip Thai6/10 Princes Highwaybeaconsfield VIC 380703 9707 0091
  • Taco Bill4 Princes Highwaybeaconsfield VIC 380703 9707 2477
  • Surya Indian Restaurant24/16 Princes Highwaybeaconsfield VIC 380703 9796 1151

beaconsfield Cafes

  • Rendezvous Cafe & Wine Bar6/55 Old Princes Hwy beaconsfield VIC 380703 9769 8802
  • CorridorShop 16B, 22-24 Old Princes Hwybeaconsfield VIC 380703 9769 3030
  • Four FigsLevel 1, 145 Foster Stbeaconsfield VIC 380703 9769 3773

beaconsfield Schools

  • St. Francis Xavier College Senior CampusBeaconsfield Avenuebeaconsfield VIC 3807(03) 9707 3601Catholic Secondary School
  • Beaconsfield Primary SchoolCnr of Princes Highway & Lyle Avenuebeaconsfield VIC 3807(03) 9707 1510State Primary School

beaconsfield Childcare

  • Beaconhill Drive Childrens Centre2 Beaconhill Drbeaconsfield VIC 3807
  • Beaconsfield East Childrens Hub2 Windsor Drivebeaconsfield VIC 3807
  • Stella St CCC & ELC6 Stella Streetbeaconsfield VIC 3807

beaconsfield Kindergarten and Preschools

  • Beaconsfield KinderO'Neil Rdbeaconsfield VIC 3807
  • Beaconsfield KindergartenWood Streetbeaconsfield VIC 3807

beaconsfield Sporting Centres and Clubs

  • Beaconsfield Pistol Clubbeaconsfield VIC 3807Gun Club
  • Beaconsfield Tennis Clubbeaconsfield VIC 3807Tennis Club & Courts
  • Beaconsfield29 Woods Stbeaconsfield VIC 3807Squash Court

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