Located 4 km north-east from Melbourne’s CBD,Clifton Hill’s eastern border is defined by the Merri Creek.
Residential living in Clifton Hill is largely comprised of Victorian and Edwardian era dwellings. Hoddle Street bisects the suburb, dividing it into western and eastern precincts. Clifton Hill is well served by parks and gardens, including Darling Gardens and Mayor’s Park (western precinct) and Quarries Park (eastern precinct). An attractive local shopping strip is located along Queens Parade, on the border with Fitzroy North, consisting of mainly Victorian era shopfronts in a reasonable state of preservation.