Welcome To The Neighbourhood: Port Phillip
Posted by Chloe Hardie - 8 January 2021
Posted by Chloe Hardie - 8 January 2021
Port Phillip is located between 2-8 kilometers from the Melbourne CBD in Melbourne’s inner-south, and is home to popular suburbs including St Kilda, Balaclava, Elwood, Albert Park, Middle Park, Port Melbourne and South Melbourne. Our Buxton St Kilda and Buxton Port Melbourne offices have the privilege of helping many house hunters find their perfect property in this wonderful area which attracts so many people from different walks and stages of life.
In this article, we take a closer look at the many lifestyle benefits that this vibrant area has to offer, and why you should consider making the move.
With a lively social scene full of great entertainment, festivals, markets and attractions, there is so much on offer for residents and visitors to enjoy in Port Phillip. The Palais Theatre, Luna Park, St Kilda Twilight Markets, South Melbourne Market, shopping along Bay Street, and the Gasworks Art Park are just some of what is on offer in this popular area. Just as vibrant in the evening as it is during the day, you will always be surrounded with a buzz of activity with so much to do and see while exploring and enjoying the area.
Port Phillip is filled with amazing cafes and restaurants that can accommodate any mood, cuisine or craving. Feel like fine dining? Donovan’s in St Kilda is the perfect spot for you. Can’t get enough of cheese and wine pairings? Milk The Cow near Albert Park & Lake has you covered. Mexican, Italian, Japanese, Korean, fusions, burgers, health food, the list goes on! You’ll never tire of the selection the area has to offer, making it a fantastic neighbourhood to live in if good food is high on your list of lifestyle criteria.
Life by the water sure is sweet, and if having the beach at your fingertips is something that attracts you to an area, then Port Phillip is the place for you. With magnificent beaches that stretch across Elwood, St Kilda, Middle Park, South Melbourne and Port Melbourne, along with the gorgeous Albert Park & Lake, the water couldn’t be closer and more appealing. Morning runs along Beach Road or twilight walks around Albert Park & Lake sound pretty perfect to us.
Port Phillip is known to have a diverse range of properties for house hunters to select from. Apartments, townhouses, Victorian and period homes, modern masterpieces and family homes all attract a wide variety of residents to the area. Whether you’re a renter, first home buyer, growing family, downsizer or investor, you are bound to find the perfect property for you in the area (especially when you enlist the assistance of our amazing Buxton St Kilda and Buxton Port Melbourne offices.)
Primary, Secondary, public or private – there are so many excellent schools right across the Port Phillip area. St Michael’s Grammar School, Wesley College, Middle Park Primary School, Elwood College, and St Kilda Park Primary School are just some of the well-known schools to reside in Port Phillip. If you have a growing family or are planning ahead, Port Phillip have fantastic schooling options that residents can consider.
Our real estate agents across Buxton Port Phillip are the local area experts that help vendors, buyers, landlords and tenants achieve their real estate goals every single day. Their local expertise, real estate knowledge, negotiation skills and desire to generate the best result possible for their clients is to second to none. When you think of real estate in Port Phillip, think Buxton.
Found our moving guide helpful? Contact one of our offices below to find out how Buxton Port Phillip can assist you in your real estate journey:
Buxton St Kilda: 03 9536 7222
Buxton Port Melbourne: 03 9699 5155
“I love Port Phillip’s proximity to the bay and city. The ability to enjoy the beach and access Albert Park, the CBD and St Kilda is such an amazing lifestyle bonus.”
“I have always lived in Bayside; growing up in Brighton, and since living in Port Melbourne, Albert Park, Elwood and now calling St Kilda home. Like a true Pisces, I like being close to the water.”
“I live and work in Port Phillip, the perfect combination of the excitement of the inner city while being by the beach.”
"Always had a desire to live in a beautiful home, and I am super passionate about helping people finding the family dream home."
"I love working in the Port Phillip Bayside location and the diverse demographic of the residents."