Caulfield only a short drive to the south-east of the city, is a large, leafy, residential hub, the home of Monash University, Caulfield Racecourse, Caulfield Park and many corner cafe pockets.
Caulfield, is roughly 11kms south-east of the CBD and is a huge suburb, often broken down into the facets of North Caulfield, South Caulfield and Caulfield East. Caulfield is close to the action of East St Kilda’s Carlisle Street and Elsternwick’s Glen Huntly Road, and marked with plenty of little collections of neighbourhood shops, keeping the vibe of the suburb peaceful and laidback.
Caulfield is mostly a homey, family-oriented residential area with a large Jewish community adding a to its distinctive culture. It’s also home to a lot of independent types who enjoy the areas spacious houses and quiet streets that still like to feel quite close to the hip lifestyle Caulfield has to offer.
The Caulfield lifestyle is largely residential; you’ll find no shortage of cafes and small grocers, plus a major supermarket at Caulfield Plaza – but it’s also only a short trip to Malvern, Elsternwick and Balaclava, so you’ll spoilt for choice with access to great restaurants and shopping in any direction you choose. Monash University’s Caulfield campus entices a large student crowd, like a moth to a flame Caulfield Park draws lawn bowlers, boot campers, social walkers, and the famous Caulfield Racecourse draws major racing action and the odd exhibition.
With plenty of both private and public schools in the area, it is incredibly well-serviced for public transport, with buses, four tram routes and four-platforms at Caulfield Station.
Caulfield’s streets are beautiful, green and admired, filled with immaculate period family homes, from California bungalows to mid-century houses and handsome Edwardians, with good-sized gardens.
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