An easy 10 kilometres from Melbourne's CBD Glen Iris is a leafy suburb rich in history, schools, parks and family-friendly real estate.
Part of the City or Stonnington’s Glen Iris in well known for its shopping and lifestyle precincts, parks, gardens, leafy streets, historical architecture and the Gardiners Creek waterway hemmed by lush reserves and parklands.
It borders the suburbs of Camberwell, Ashburton, Malvern and Toorak, Glen Iris is popular with professionals, families and retirees and is in the demographic centre of Melbourne.
Most sought after properties: Post war homes, art deco apartments and town houses and in more recent year’s contemporary family residence & apartments
Most common properties: Glen Iris gets its unique character from the fact that it was developed from farmlands and pastures, and so retains its spacious 'garden suburb' vibe, but there is a mixture of Art deco apartments, 50’s & 60’s brick homes and streets filled with 60’s and 70’s apartment blocks.
Top amenities: Council provides numerous services and facilities including libraries, swim centres, sports grounds catering for the 50% of the residents under the age of 35.
Local industry and business: There has been strong growth in the local retail sector and the area enjoys a variety of services including health care, sport & leisure, a wealth of shopping options etc.
Recent changes: The suburb of Glen Iris has seen an influx of housing developments which were aimed at improving the dynamic and character of changing times. With the introduction of new and retention of old there is a good sense of proud community amongst home owners.
Best streets: Summerhill Road, Toorak Road, Ventich Street, Bath Road, Hope Street and Gardiner Parade just to name a few
Public transport: A healthy selection of trams, buses and trains servicing the immediate area, all within short walking distance via the main arteries.
Main arteries: Malvern Rd, Toorak Road, Burke Road, Warrigal Road and High Street