Named after the infamous Victorian politician, Thomas Bent, Bentleigh is a popular Melbourne suburb 13 kms from the Melbourne CBD.
IT is a family-friendly suburb packed with a range of compatible amenities including local schools, parks and recreational facilities, dining and shopping options and easily accessible public transport. Residents enjoy larger blocks than their inner-city neighbours with an eclectic mix of housing styles dating back to the 1930s Bentleigh has been voted Melbourne’s most liveable suburb on a number of occasions.
At number 2115th in the list of Australian suburbs ordered by increase in median house value over the last year, Bentleigh, 3204 is in the BOTTOM 50% with a property value increase of 0.61% recorded in median house prices.
The five-year average increase in median property values for Bentleigh,3204 has given property investors a potential capital gain of 12.12% across each of those five years.
When looking to buy, or assessing what properties are really achieving at sale, it's essential for property investors to take into account what discounts are being offered in Bentleigh, 3204.
Typically our figures indicate that -6.09% is being offered, which puts this VIC suburb at 3144th most discounted overall in Australia.
The VIC suburb of Bentleigh, 3204 is in the Glen Eira local government area.
Bordering neighbouring suburbs McKinnon, Brighton East and Hampton East, Bentleigh offers home seekers a number of different options older traditional homes, more modern solid brick homes on good size allotments or more recent contemporary house/town house. Proximity to blue chip neighbouring suburbs, Bentleigh has experienced steady capital growth over the years.
There are a number of excellent public primary schools in the suburb and some parts of Bentleigh fall into the coveted Mc.Kinnon High School zone
Most sought after properties: Contemporary homes and modern townhouses
Most common properties: Brick post war homes and contemporary/modern house/townhouses..
Top amenities: parklands, sporting clubs & facilities with cricket nets, tennis courts, football ovals and local bowl clubs, a multicultural variety of local deli’s in Centre Rd, one of the best strip shopping centres in Melbourne.
Local industry and business: Predominately retail outlets, health care and other service providers,
Recent changes: The suburb is going through gentrification, with many older homes being demolished to make way for modern family homes and in particular two storey townhouses
Public transport: Bentleigh has 2 train stations providing easy access to C.B.D. and is serviced by 2 bus lines.
Main arteries: Nepean Hwy, Jasper Road, Centre Road, South Road and Tucker Road