Selling points: Within 7.1 kms to Melbourne’s Central Business District, bordering Balwyn, Alphington, Fairfield, Abbotsford and Richmond, Kew is considered one of the most private, safe and green suburbs within the state of Victoria.
With plenty of private schooling options such as Xavier College, Trinity Grammar, Methodist Ladies College, Genzzano FCJ College and Carey Baptist Grammer; school the options are endless in securing a great education for your children.
The majority or streets are tree lined, accompanied with remarkable family homes.
Part of the City of Boroondara, Kew has a rich history of both indigenous and early European settlement. It offers many leisure and recreational facilities such as swimming centres, sports grounds and golf courses.
Most sought after properties: Most popular homes vary from more recent executive architectural stylish homes to more traditional period residence. There is a smattering of apartments in the suburb that are always highly sought after.
Most common properties: Mixture of charming Californian bungalows, Edwardians, Victorian and new architectural landmarks.
Top amenities: Public transport, private schooling, recreational facilities, arts and culture, community groups, centres and programs all add to the appeal and higher end entry level.
Local industry and business: Shoppers and diners are spoiled for choice with a wide range of cosmopolitan shops, cafes, restaurants, high quality fresh food outlets and service business.
Recent changes: Kew has undergone several changes in recent years to insure the historic and heritage rich suburb protecting the suburbs unique neighbourhood character with new residential zoning.
Best streets: Some of the more prominent addresses in Kew are Florence Avenue, Belmont Avenue, Sylvan Court, Barrington Avenue just to name a few
Public transport: Kew has experienced sustainable transport planning improving both bus, train and tram for local commuters.
Main arteries: High Street, Glenferrie Road, Princess Street, and Bakers Road