elsternwick

3185, Victoria

Real Estate & Property Information

Median
Price Rank
24

elsternwick Suburb Profile & Review

Elsternwick appeals to the young at heart. Not only is it close to the beach, but vibrant nightlife hotspots like Chapel Street and St Kilda are within walking distance. There is a sense of splendour in the beautiful Victorian homes that mark its tree-lined streets, and there is a wonderful sense of community about the suburb. The city is easily accessed from Elsternwick Station, where trains travel to Flinders Street Station in fifteen minutes. The route 67 tram also runs along Glen Huntly Road from Melbourne University to Carnegie.

The Glen Huntly Road shopping strip contains eateries, retail stores and professional services. Chadstone, the largest shopping centre in the southern hemisphere, is just a fifteen minute drive away. For those with a passion for golf, the Elsternwick Golf Course is an 18-hole course that provides facilities for local residents.

Elsternwick has a great selection of primary and secondary schools, including a campus of Wesley College. A number are respected Jewish schools, such as Leibler Yavneh College and Sholem Aleichem College.

elsternwick Demographic Data

$ 1,200,000 Median House Price

20 Minutes Average Commute

37 Median Age

9,774 Population

52.89 % Female

47.11 % Male

2354 NO OF FAMILIES

1.8 AVG CHILDREN PER FAMILY

0.9 AVG MOTOR VEHICLE PER DWELLING

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 elsternwick, Victoria.

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elsternwick 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.

elsternwick Median House Prices

  • 2008 $ 970,000
  • 2009 $ 877,500
  • 2010 $ 995,000
  • 2011 $ 1,210,000
  • 2012 $ 1,200,000

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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elsternwick 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 elsternwick 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 elsternwick property price predictions.

elsternwick Market Property Types

  • 50 % Seperate House
  • 12 % Semi Detached
  • 37 % Flat or Unit
  • 0 % 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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elsternwick 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.

elsternwick Income & Mortgage Stats

  • $ 1,568 Median Weekly Household Income
  • $ 2,167 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 elsternwick

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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elsternwick 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.

elsternwick Sold Property Prices

elsternwick 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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elsternwick Restaurants

  • White Village Greek Tavern582 Glen Huntly Rd elsternwick VIC 318503 9523 7375
  • Tataki470 Glen Huntly Rd elsternwick VIC 318503 9523 5275
  • Phad Thai Food277 Glen Huntly Rd elsternwick VIC 318503 9528 3885

elsternwick Cafes

  • The Artful Dodger267 Glen Huntly Roadelsternwick VIC 318503 9523 5541
  • Pain au Chocolat Factory Outlet Store592 Glen Huntly Roadelsternwick VIC 318503 9530 0229
  • Passport Cafe10-12 Riddell Paradeelsternwick VIC 318503 9530 0343

elsternwick Schools

  • St. Josephs Primary School28 Sandham Streetelsternwick VIC 3185(03) 9528 1614Catholic Primary School
  • Adass Israel School10 King Street elsternwick VIC 3185(03) 9523 6422Private School
  • Leibler-Yavneh College2 Nagle AvenueÊelsternwick VIC 3185(03) 9528 4911Private School

elsternwick Childcare

  • Adass Israel Preschool10 King Stelsternwick VIC 3185
  • Tree House Child Care241 Kooyong Rdelsternwick VIC 3185
  • Elsternwick West N'hood ELC9 McMillan Stelsternwick VIC 3185

elsternwick Kindergarten and Preschools

  • Elsternwick West Neighbourhood ELC9 McMillan Stelsternwick VIC 3185
  • Orrong Road Preschool55 Orrong Rdelsternwick VIC 3185
  • Sholem Aleichem Preschool11 Sinclair Stelsternwick VIC 3185

elsternwick Sporting Centres and Clubs

  • Elsternwick Clubelsternwick VIC 3185Bowling Club
  • Elsternwickelsternwick VIC 3185Croquet Club
  • St. Johns Uniting Tennis Clubelsternwick VIC 3185Tennis Club & Courts

elsternwick Retirement Villages

  • Victoria by the Parkelsternwick VIC 3185

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