Suburb Profile Report for Toorak Gardens SA (5065)

Toorak Gardens House: Median price $1,292,500, Annual capital growth 6.32%, Number of sales 39, Weekly median advertised rent $590

Toorak Gardens Unit: Median price $450,000, Annual capital growth 8.19%, Number of sales 17, Weekly median advertised rent $300

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SA has seen average median house prices change by 3.35% which means that Toorak Gardens, 5065 has done well for property investors by showing a capital gain of 1.77% over the last year

Toorak Gardens,5065 was ranked 3919 in Australia by increase in median property value over the quarter.

State is the 5th most discounted Australian state or territory in this month’s figures with an average Vendor Discount of -6.51% offered to property buyers. Sellers in Toorak Gardens itself are offering an average vendor discount of -9.13% to real estate investors.

Often selling an investment property can take time, and in Toorak Gardens the average time real estate has been on the market is 91 days.

Advertised rents are around the $590 mark per week – giving a return of 2.37% based on the median price in Suburb

Investment property in Toorak Gardens has done well for investors when compared to the country as a whole over the last 12 months, with an increase in the median house price of 24.14%

Taking the average capital gain, or increase in median house value, Toorak Gardens,5065 has racked up an average of 24.14% over the period. This ranks it number 519th in the whole country for real estate investors looking at median house price increases.

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Toorak Gardens is offering property investors an average of -6.06. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 155th in terms of most discounted suburbs in SA

On average over the past year, suburb has had 1.42 sales per month, which equates to 17 per year.

Using the current median advertised rental of $300 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 8.19%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 3.47%

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April 2015


Known as one of Adelaide’s most desirable suburbs, Toorak Gardens is commended for its beautiful character, turn of the century architecture and excellent location.Full summary Known as one of Adelaide’s most desirable suburbs, Toorak Gardens is commended for its beautiful character, turn of the century architecture and excellent location.

Located just 2km east of Adelaide’s CBD, this prestigious suburb is in high demand with a vacancy rate of only 1.01%.

Phil Harris, of Harris Real Estate, says Toorak Gardens provides everything that eastern suburbs family living in Adelaide represents.

“Quality character homes, land allotments, large allotments, close to the CBD, prominent schooling nearby, it ticks all the boxes.”

Harris says the track record of the suburb has shown that even through the tougher markets prices have held and always continue to grow.

“They always attract multiple markets so they continue to be more highly sought-after.’’

Apart from the option of a quick walk to the CBD, several shopping centres service the suburb such as Burnside Village, which for many residents “is literally just across the road”.

Several primary and high schools in the area, along with a medical centre and library, provide families with everything they could need at their fingertips.

Harris says there aren’t any considerable differences in popularity between streets.

“There are a few arterial roads that do very well, but generally Toorak Gardens is known for prestigious homes.’’

With many houses pushing the million-dollar mark, units can be an ideal way to gain a footing in an excellent suburb.

Two-bedroom units, ideal for young or established couples, on Martindale Avenue and Leader Avenue can be bought for less than $300,000Close
$1,292,500 $450,000
-8.50% 16.43%
1.77% 24.14%
6.32% 8.19%
$590 $300
39 17
2.37% 3.47%
91 39.3

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (U), Above average (H)
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Total population 2491
Median household income ($/weekly) 1701
Median age of persons 44
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2000
Average household size 2.4
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 325 13.0
    35-44 years 290 11.6
    45-54 years 385 15.4
    55-64 years 416 16.7
    65-74 years 251 10.1
    Others 825 33.1
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 1056 56.6
    Not Married 687 36.8
    Defacto Relationship 123 6.6
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 1837 77.4
    Croatia 60 2.5
    Malta 30 1.3
    United Kingdom 142 6.0
    Other 63 2.7
    Others 240 10.1
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 26 1.1
    Christianity 1548 68.0
    Hinduism 22 1.0
    Islam 13 0.6
    No Religion 658 28.9
    Others 8 0.4
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,000-$1,249 68 8.0
    $1,500-$1,999 91 10.7
    $2,500-$2,999 89 10.4
    $3,000-$3,499 72 8.5
    $4,000 or more 112 13.1
    Others 420 49.3
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 716 36.0
    Not in the labour force 689 34.6
    Employed, worked part-time 455 22.9
    Unemployed, looking for work 70 3.5
    Employed, away from work 61 3.1
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 200 16.3
    Professionals 532 43.3
    Community & personal service workers 90 7.3
    Clerical & administrative workers 170 13.8
    Sales 119 9.7
    Others 118 9.6
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 41 6.0
    Infants/Primary 229 33.3
    Secondary 165 24.0
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 27 3.9
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 207 30.1
    Others 19 2.8
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 1846 80.5
    Flat, unit or apartment 338 14.7
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 109 4.8
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 431 46.2
    Being purchased 271 29.1
    Rented 227 24.4
    Other tenure type 3 0.3
    Tenure Type
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