Hawthorn is a suburb of Melbourne, postcode 3122, located in the City of Boroondara in the State Electorate of victoria, 6klms from Melbourne City Centre. Current population is 23m511.
Median House price in Hawthorn is $2,350,000, 174% above the Melbourne-wide median of $859,097. The median price for a Unit in Hawthorn is $590,000, 31% above the Melbourne-wide median of $450,00.
At just 6km east of Melbourne’s CBD, the suburb of Hawthorn is in the local government area of Boroondara. The most recent Census (2016) records a population of a little over 23,500.
The presence of Swinburne University means the area attracts many young people, but this well-established suburb also appeals to more mature singles, couples and families with older kids.
Hawthorn is perfectly situated, lying between the busy suburb of Richmond and the more tranquil area of Camberwell, with its leafy green spaces.
Browse the stores on the busy Glenferrie Road, with its great selection of shops, cafes and cosmopolitan restaurants, or enjoy a little nature immersion by cycling or walking alongside the River Yarra. Coffee aficionados will be in heaven at Axil Roasters, on Burwood Road, amongst the students swarming to the University.
Hawthorn is well-served by public transport, with more than one train stations and a good tram service. It also has good public and private schools and some beautiful old churches.
It’s easy to see why homes in this prestigious suburb are so much in demand in common with many of Melbourne’s suburbs, it features many wonderful, spacious period houses, ideal for raising families, alongside streets of smaller Victorian terraces for those not needing quite so much space. More recent developments include a wealth of contemporary and stylish townhouses and a number of modern apartment complexes, with delightful views.
Hawthorn’s great location combines suburban green spaces with the convenience of inner city living. A lively and attractive suburb, with great public transport, cafes, a good selection of public and private schools and a University, as well as charming historic buildings, Hawthorn has appeal for both young and old alike.