3037, Victoria

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sydenham Suburb Profile & Review

Sydenham is home to the Calder Park Thunderdome, a major motorsports venue opened by Bob Jane in the late 1960s. Another notable site in the area is the Organ Pipes National Park. Its 400 million year old hexagonal basalt columns are volcanic geological formations and a truly spectacular sight to see.

The suburb is located on the edge of the western suburbs of Melbourne, less than half an hour from the city. Watergardens Station is on the end of the Sydenham railway line, and it is handily located across the road from the Watergardens Shopping Centre. From here it is only a thirty-five minute train ride into the city.

There are three schools located within Sydenham: Sydenham-Hillside Primary School, the Catholic Regional College senior campus, and Copperfield College. In recent years, Copperfield College students have received outstanding VCE results.

sydenham Demographic Data

$ 411,750 Median House Price

27 Minutes Average Commute

31 Median Age

10,323 Population

50.08 % Female

49.92 % 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 sydenham, Victoria.

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sydenham 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.

sydenham Median House Prices

  • 2008 $ 300,000
  • 2009 $ 319,500
  • 2010 $ 368,000
  • 2011 $ 392,000
  • 2012 $ 411,750

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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sydenham 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 sydenham 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 sydenham property price predictions.

sydenham Market Property Types

  • 71 % Seperate House
  • 6 % Semi Detached
  • 23 % 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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sydenham 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.

sydenham Income & Mortgage Stats

  • $ 1,419 Median Weekly Household Income
  • $ 1,625 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 sydenham

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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sydenham 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.

sydenham Sold Property Prices

sydenham 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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sydenham Restaurants

  • Priya Indian Restaurant28A Hume Drsydenham VIC 303703 9449 2221
  • Cagneys Pizza and Pasta4 Overton Lea Boulevardsydenham VIC 303703 9390 5033

sydenham Cafes

  • The Fish Bite Takeaway CafeShop 2/2 Melton Highwaysydenham VIC 303703 9449 1411

sydenham Schools

  • Catholic Regional College380 Sydenham Roadsydenham VIC 3037(03) 9390 1444Catholic Secondary School
  • Emmaus Primary School370 Sydenham Roadsydenham VIC 3037(03) 9390 4500Catholic Primary School
  • Sydenham-Hillside Sydenham CampusCommunity Hubsydenham VIC 3037(03) 9361 5300State Primary School

sydenham Childcare

  • ABC Learning CentreCommunity Hubsydenham VIC 3037
  • Little Poppets ChildcareCnr Trickey Av & Pecks Rdsydenham VIC 3037
  • Melbourne Kids Sydenham352 Sydenham Rdsydenham VIC 3037

sydenham Kindergarten and Preschools

  • Early Learning Kinders550 Melton Hwysydenham VIC 3037
  • Overton Lea Preschool 39-49 Community Hub (rear Community Hub)sydenham VIC 3037

sydenham Sporting Centres and Clubs

  • Sydenham Tennis Clubsydenham VIC 3037Tennis Club & Courts

sydenham Retirement Villages

  • Delbridge Gardenssydenham VIC 3037

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