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Camberwell Area Profile

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Just 10kms east of the city lies Camberwell, a refined and prestigious suburb with magnificent old trees, enviable period homes and a lovely, hilly shopping strip where trams trundle past Burke Road boutiques and cafes, while just behind you’ll find good supermarkets and stores. Schools and transport are equally excellent and the pace here is stylish.

The local government area is the City of Boroondara. At the 2011 Census, Camberwell had a population of 20,029.

Move to Camberwell and you’ll find your neighbours to be primarily older couples and families, although mature, independent people are well represented here too.

If you’re looking to at purchasing a house in Camberwell, the median house price of $2 million will just get you in the door. Many homes in Camberwell sell for well in excess of the median price. Despite the appearance of property in Camberwell learning towards the more expensive end of the property market, Camberwell holds its value as a well-known secure neighbourhood with a family friendly atmosphere whilst featuring numerous amenities fitting for all.

At Ray White Burwood, we specialise in purchasing property for premium home buyers. You might just be starting out in the property market or be a seasoned property investor looking for an edge. We use our local market knowledge to buy our clients the best property at the best price.

Transport

Camberwell is easily accessible to all, with a well catered, extensive public transport system, locals can access schools, parks, sporting facilities, popular restaurants, shopping precincts and workplaces with ease and confidence.

Train: Wilson Station, Hartwell Station, Riversdale Station (Alamein Line)

East Camberwell Station, Camberwell Station (Belgrave and Lilydale Lines)

Trams; Burke Road Tram #72, Riversdale Road Tram #70 & #75

Bus: Stops in Camberwell Station Precinct #612 & #285 and on Warrigal Road #766 & #903

Education

With its schools, public transport, large period homes and relative proximity to the city, Camberwell is very popular with families whose kids are studying, as well as older couples and independent people who enjoy the relaxed, leafy style of Camberwell living.

Being such a family-friendly area, there are a good number of schools to choose from.

Camberwell is the heart of the private school sector, including Camberwell Boys and Camberwell Girls Grammar Schools satisfying the needs for families, young or older.

Other popular schools include Camberwell High School, Sienna College, St Dominic’s Primary school and Hartwell Primary School.

Shopping

A feature of Camberwell is the Burke Road shopping strip, which stretches north, approximately 600m from Camberwell Junction. Also located here is The Well Shopping Centre, and Camberwell Marketplace (Fresh produce)

Recreation

Camberwell has several parks, reserves and playgrounds, most notably, Frog Hollow Reserve, Fordham Gardens, Cooper Reserve, Bowen Gardens, Lynden Park, Highfield Park, Riversdale Park and Willison Park

While it may be green and leafy, Camberwell is also a relaxed and refined urban enclave with a plethora of restaurants and cafes.

Recreational facilities include Camberwell Sunday Markets, Camberwell Sports Ground, and the art deco Rivoli Cinemas.