Carnegie is one of Melbourne’s great suburbs in the heart of Glen Eira, with plenty of appeal in its colourful and charming streets.
According to the 2011 Census, the region had a healthy population of 16,299. Why not take a look at several compelling reasons why you should add to the number and settle into real estate in Carnegie.
Amenities in Carnegie
There are numerous conveniences and features that will make living in Carnegie real estate a real pleasure. Koornang Road is one of the best shopping streets in the area and has more than enough on offer to keep you satisfied. On the strip are a wealth of banks, grocers, fashion retailers, pharmacists, bakeries, restaurants and more.
Not to mention, Carnegie Library is just around the corner, boasting a large range of reading material, as well as a generous study space and free wireless Internet.
If you enjoy a good workout, you’ll be delighted to know of the Carnegie Swim Centre, which has heated outdoor pools and two tennis courts to scratch the fitness itch. The facility is also a great venue to host recreational activities with electric barbecues and social spaces available for use.
Families in the suburb will enjoy the presence of several schools around the area such as Kilvington Grammar School, Glen Huntly Primary and Glen Eira College.
As noted by the Census, almost half of Carnegie residents are born outside of Australia leading to a vast availability of international food in the area. In fact, the suburb is home to some of the city’s favourite eateries, boasting flavours from the likes of Thai, Italian, Greek, Korean, Chinese and Japanese cuisine.
If you have the traditional Melburnian craving for an excellent, well-roasted coffee, there are also plenty of top notch cafes in the area.
In and out of Carnegie
Carnegie is only 12kms away from Melbourne’s central business district. This makes it close enough to tap into the fun and vibrance of city life while allowing you to relax with a degree of quiet and calm.
This is made better by the huge availability of public transport in the area. The full banquet of options – buses, trains and trams – all have routes going through the district with a high frequency of arrivals. If you work in Melbourne’s CBD this is will be ideal, as your commute in will be quick and painless.
Find yourself enamoured by the comforts and lifestyle here? Give the professionals at Ray White Carnegie a buzz and we’ll find you real estate in Carnegie right up your alley.