Glen Iris, VIC 3146

4.5(12 reviews)

Ranked 75th best suburb by locals in Melbourne (Greater) Region, VIC

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  • Schools
  • Parks and recreation
  • Public transport
  • Safe and sound
  • Clean & green

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  • Singles
  • Retirees
  • Students

Reviews of Glen Iris, VIC

9th March 2021

"Best location for raising a family"

With so many parks and trails in the suburb, its one of the best places in the East to raise a family. Incredible access to transport (2 train lines) and so close to the shopping nearby Camberwell and Hawthorn (connected by trans). To top it off, some of Melbournes best schools are all close by. Such a beautiful and leafy part of Melbourne. It is pricey to get in, and not a lot of turnover of homes . . . But spend some time in Glen Iris, and its clear to see why.

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  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
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10th September 2020

"In the heart of it all"

Glen Iris a large family friendly area which includes period homes and very leafy streets with an abundance of greenery.
Located next to Malvern, it is known for its good schools, parks and shopping strip along High Street. It is in the centre of it all, cafes, restaurants and much more.
Close access to freeway, city and public transport.

Anna Molinaro- Property Manager OBrien Real Estate Blackburn

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  • Families with kids
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Jay Price real estate agent
Jay Price
Belle Property Glen Iris
7th September 2020

"Glen Iris has it all."

Pristine parks, white picket fences, prestigious schools, pools and cafes at your door step. Welcome to Glen Iris. With gorgeous streets lines with greenery, creating a comfortable shady oasis. Families and retirees alike just can’t get enough of life and parkland of this prestigious neighbourhood.
Suitable to raise a family, downsize or buy your first home. Glen Iris caters to all areas of life.

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  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
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Steve Burke real estate agent
Steve Burke
Belle Property Glen Iris
22nd August 2020

"Glen Iris - It's a captivating & very Family Friendly Oasis"

GLEN IRIS is a very special part of Melbourne, famous for its' park lands, walking tracks, cycling tracks and excellent sporting facilities.
It is a lovely tree lined suburb surrounded by beautiful park lands and bike tracks that create a lovely outdoor community environment. Located just 10 km's south east of the CBD, this conveniently positioned suburb offers a relatively tranquil setting for residents of all ages. There is an abundance of quality schools within the suburb and nearby thus providing the perfect family setting for families to reside here for several decades seeing their kids through from kindergarten, primary, secondary and then onto University . Both the Glen Waverley and Alamein train lines run through the suburb making transportation to school, work and play most convenient. In addition there are trams, buses, cycling tracks that connect all the way through to Melbourne CBD along with easy access in your car via the M1 Freeway.

Glen Iris has a terrific blend of both period homes, particularly 1920's Californian Bungalow style homes, along with post war homes, modern homes, townhouses, units and more recently apartments. 'Postcode 3146' offers the relaxed lifestyle with like minded friendly people all 'having a go', enjoying the park lands and the abundance of enticing cafes and coffee shops that make being a local real estate agent in the area such a pleasure. I am most grateful to operate my business in Glen iris and it has been my pleasure over many years now for my team and myself personally assist many people secure their dream home in Glen Iris. If we can assist locals in any way with a charity auction, promotional boards for your event or an extra pair of hands for a good cause just give us a bell. For new people with questions about the area or looking to learn more about properties in the the suburb or surrounding area it would be our pleasure to chat at a time convenient to you. Do yourself a favor, explore the beauty of Glen Iris
with its wonderful outdoor areas along with charming period homes and you too will be captivated by the family friendly oasis that it is.

Steve Burke - Director
Belle Property Glen Iris
0448 331653
[email protected]

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  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
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12th May 2020

"Plethora of Parks, Playgrounds & Positive People"

As both a resident and real estate agent specialising in Glen Iris and surrounds, I could not be more passionate about this wonderful leafy suburb which offers a perfect blend of old world charm and luxury homes.

It was not until I moved to the area that I really understood just how perfect Glen Iris is for families. A very tight knit community with very friendly and helpful neighbours. I think because I am from a farm in New Zealand, the abundant greenery in the area is something that really connects with me and gives a sense of relaxation. The area however is also so alive with activity if you seek it out. 26 different options for parks, endless biking & walking trails, brilliant amenities, super fresh food at Ashburton Village on High Street (or the more luxurious option of Leo’s supermarket on Summerhill Road) a myriad of cafes (with the ‘Glen Iris Pantry’ being a local institution) immediate access to the freeway and CBD, the convenience of 10 minutes to Chadstone Shopping or Bunnings (as there are a lot of DIY lovers locally) and a plethora of schooling options.

It is no surprise that once most people have moved into Glen Iris, if they move again at all, it is more often than not just to a bigger or smaller house in the same area.

BIG fan of Glen Iris and extremely enthusiastic about living and working here.

Todd Braggins - Shelter Real Estate - Sales Executive & Auctioneer

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  • Families with kids
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Rentals in Glen Iris

19th April 2020

"Lovely Lifestyle"

So much to love. Glen Iris is a rare gem hidden in Melbourne’s inner east that has managed to hold the old-time allure of a tightly-knit community whilst enticing newcomers to establish there own trendy take on it’s quaint lifestyle. Fast becoming a growing mecca for diverse and dynamic living, Glen Iris is the perfect mix of peaceful suburban sanctuary and easy access to the bustle of Melbourne’s vibrant city. Beautiful houses in an enchanting array of historic styles combined with cutting edge developments decorate quiet tree-lined streets forming an ideal environment for family exploration, professional convenience and quiet contentment. Cozy and creative cafes, charming boutiques and upscale restaurants & bars on the commercial pathways of High Street and Burke Road perfectly compliment the natural streetscapes and picture perfect parklands dotted amongst kid-filled backyards and boutique developments.
Zali Reynolds
Sales Real Estate Agent
Shelter Real Estate
Glen Iris

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  • Families with kids
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"Beautiful Suburb Perfect for Young Families"

Been living in a few suburbs in Melbourne and I must say Glen Iris is one of the best. Good access to schools and beautiful established tree line in many streets. Perfect area for young families.

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  • Families with kids
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"Best in Melbourne for Families"

Brilliant suburb with a feature for families in the Parks, Primary Schools, access to the Freeway or Trains/Bus/Trams, Single dwelling housing, period style and modern houses, quiet streets, great neighbours......simply the best in Melbourne

Great for

  • 2 Minutes access to the Freeway
  • Malvern & Camberwell residents are looking to move in due to Suburb features
  • 10 minutes from Chadstone
  • 5 minutes from Glenferrie Rd & Camberwell Junction
  • Great schools

Who lives here?

  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
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"Best suburb in Melbourne!"

A beautiful suburb that is very green.

Great for

  • 10 minutes from Chadstone
  • 5 minutes from Glenferrie Rd & Camberwell Junction
  • Great schools
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Great for

  • Great schools
  • 5 minutes from Glenferrie Rd & Camberwell Junction
  • 10 minutes from Chadstone

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  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
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"fabulous suburb with parks and tree lined streets"

While I visited it was one of the wettest days in recent history. However, the charm and feel of the area was clear. This is a nice place to live.

During the day on the weekends it is nice and quiet, and very little through traffic on the streets making it a great place to raise a family. Its not a long trip into the city and the area is serviced well by public transport. There is a lot to like about Glen Iris.

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  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
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