Walk to the centre of Melbourne and lose yourself in any one of the character-filled laneways that weave their way through the city grid. Here the walls have become a canvas for many of the world’s most celebrated street artists and unmarked doorways provide secret passageways to a hidden world of boutique shops, art galleries, bars, cafes and restaurants.
For sporting enthusiasts it’s your choice of Princess Park (AFL football), Flemington Race Course (Horse Racing), The Melbourne Cricket Ground (Cricket, AFL Football), Etihad Stadium (AFL Football), Melbourne Park (Tennis), Hisence Arena (Netball, Basketball, Tennis) and AAMI Park (Rugby Union, Rugby League).
For a higher level of education, the prestigious University of Melbourne is located less than 1km away in the adjoining suburb of Parkville. While RMIT University has its city campus spread across Carlton and within the City of Melbourne.
Well serviced by public transport networks, a regular tram service can deliver you directly to the heart of Melbourne in a matter of minutes. Whilst Parliament and Melbourne Central stations nearby also provides connectivity to any one of 16 suburban railway lines that feed directly into the Melbourne Underground Rail Loop.
When the world beckons, the departure gates of Melbourne’s International and Domestic Airport are less than 20kms away.
A Walker's Paradise - Daily Errands Do not Require a Car
Walkscore® is a public access index that assesses the walkability of a suburb based on how many businesses, parks, theatres, schools and other common destinations are within walking distance.