3777, Victoria

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healesville Suburb Profile & Review

Healesville is a major stop for tourists in the Yarra Valley. Located in one of Australia's best wine growing regions, and surrounded by mountains and spectacular forests, Healesville is a quaint town with plenty of options for activity. Healesville Sanctuary is a popular zoo where hundreds of native Australian animals are housed. The park's semi-natural living set-up is one of its main draw points, as is the facilities' platypus breeding program.

The recently redeveloped RACV Country Club is located on the outskirts of town and includes a full 18-hole golf course, as well as dining and bar options for members.Giant Steps/Innocent Bystander is a popular winery/cellar door/bistro/bakery all in one on the Maroondah Highway. There are delectable meals to be had at the restaurant, while the cellar door offers some outstanding samples of the brand's wine.

Healesville's commercial centre is on Nicholson Street and the Maroondah Highway, where many specialty shops line the shady, tree-filled boulevard, making the area perfect for a lazy stroll. There are four primary schools in Healesville and one high school. The Worowa Aboriginal College and a Swinburne TAFE campus are also located in the town.

healesville Demographic Data

$ 377,500 Median House Price

61 Minutes Average Commute

42 Median Age

6,839 Population

52.08 % Female

47.92 % 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 healesville, Victoria.

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healesville 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.

healesville Median House Prices

  • 2008 $ 310,000
  • 2009 $ 325,000
  • 2010 $ 314,000
  • 2011 $ 350,000
  • 2012 $ 377,500

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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healesville 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 healesville 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 healesville property price predictions.

healesville Market Property Types

  • 90 % Seperate House
  • 2 % Semi Detached
  • 8 % 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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healesville 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.

healesville Income & Mortgage Stats

  • $ 982 Median Weekly Household Income
  • $ 1,570 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 healesville

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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healesville 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.

healesville Sold Property Prices

healesville 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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healesville Restaurants

  • Poppy's434 Maroondah Highwayhealesville VIC 377703 5962 1300
  • Paramparaa Authentic Indian271-273 Maroondah Hwy healesville VIC 377703 5962 2988
  • Mt Rael Restaurant140 Healesville Yarra Glen Road healesville VIC 377703 5962 1977

healesville Cafes

  • Jolly MillerHealseville Walk Shopping Centre, 16/251 Maroondah Highwayhealesville VIC 377703 5962 6770
  • Beechworth Bakery Healesville316 Maroondah Highwayhealesville VIC 377713 0013 0023
  • Wattleseed Restaurant and Cafe177 Maroondah Highwayhealesville VIC 377703 5962 3327

healesville Schools

  • St. Brigids Primary School1 High Streethealesville VIC 3777(03) 5962 4200Catholic Primary School
  • Worowa Aborignal College60 Ð 80 Barak Lanehealesville VIC 3777(03) 5962 4344Private School
  • Healesville Primary SchoolView Streethealesville VIC 3777(03) 5962 4053State Primary School

healesville Childcare

  • Steel Street Childrens Centre42 Maroondah Hwyhealesville VIC 3777
  • NurtureOne42 Maroondah Hwyhealesville VIC 3777
  • Robyn Jane ChildcareHaig Avenuehealesville VIC 3777

healesville Kindergarten and Preschools

  • Badger Creek Preschool368 Badger Creek Roadhealesville VIC 3777
  • Haig Avenue PreschoolHaig Avenuehealesville VIC 3777
  • Queens Park KindergartenQueens Parkhealesville VIC 3777

healesville Sporting Centres and Clubs

  • HealesvilleCrisp Sthealesville VIC 3777Squash Court
  • ECCA Centrehealesville VIC 3777Netball Club
  • RACV Country Clubhealesville VIC 3777Golf Course

healesville Retirement Villages

  • Maroondahhealesville VIC 3777
  • Yarra Valleyhealesville VIC 3777

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