Canterbury Suburb Profile Suburb Profile

Canterbury Highlights

  • 10kms east of Melbourne’s CBD
  • Grand homes with historic significance
  • Prestigious private schools
  • Maling Road’s popular shopping strip

Leafy green boulevards and opulent residences make Canterbury one of Melbourne’s most expensive and exclusive suburbs. The median housing price is surpassed only by Toorak and Brighton, rendering Canterbury the number one suburb in Melbourne’s eastern corridor.

Housing

Canterbury’s affluent property market melds traditional architecture and contemporary designs, with the ‘Golden Mile’ holding the most expensive and desirable addresses. There’s a smattering of units, townhouses, and modern apartments in the often oak-lined streets, however the most common dwellings are regal family homes, often on large allotments.

Schools

Camberwell Grammar, Camberwell Girls Grammar and Strathcona Baptist Girls Grammar are amongst notable private schools within the area. Public schools including Camberwell High, Canterbury Girls’ Secondary College and Canterbury Primary are also highly sought by those seeking a quality public education.

Parks and Recreation

Canterbury boasts many green spaces including Canterbury Gardens which offers picturesque surrounds that are popular with wedding groups for photos. Boroondara Park has a fabulous playground and houses part of the Outer Circle Rail Trail for cyclists and walkers.

Public transport

Canterbury has a train station which is conveniently located adjacent to Maling Road’s shopping precinct. There’s also a bus network giving the suburb good transport coverage.

Median Prices Canterbury – Jun Qtr 2022

$3,150,000House
$965,500Unit

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