Kew is only seven kilometres east of Melbourne’s CBD and its diverse housing stock, plentiful public transport, quality schools, shopping, parks, easy access to the city and freeway offer an attractive lifestyle.
Property in Kew ranges from multi-million dollar houses through to affordable period homes, units and apartments. The property options are complimented by plenty of open space with parks such as Yarra Bend Park, the largest area of natural vegetation close to the city, Victoria Park and Stradbroke Park spread across the municipality.
Many people want to live in the area because of the wealth of quality educational options. Families from all over Melbourne send their children to non-government schools – Xavier College, Trinity Grammar School, Ruyton Girls School, Methodist Ladies College, Genazzano FCJ College and Carey Baptist Grammar School all located in Kew. Others seek to buy in the area so they can send their children to Kew High School or nearby Balwyn High School.
There are plenty of public transport options as the area is well serviced by two trams and multiple bus routes which provide transport to Kew’s many schools and the main shopping precincts along High St and Willsmere Road.