9.0 out of 10

Osborne St, Williamstown

Ranked 3rd best street in Williamstown
-37.8658140226 144.8955237696
Great for
  • Internet Access
  • Medical Facilities
  • Neighbourly Spirit
  • Parking
  • Parks & Recreation
Not great for
  • Childcare
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Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Singles
  • Gay & Lesbian

Reviews

5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Nightlife 4/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 5/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 5/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 5/5
2yrs+

"Love it on Osborne!"

I first looked at moving to Osborne St 35 years ago. It didn't happen at that time, but I never forgot this lovely street. I moved here in 2001, and loved it. Built a house that has served us well for that time. The neighbours are great and there is an ever changing landscape each season with the change of the trees and the wild birds in the area.
Couldn't recommend this street any higher, it has it all.
Pros
  • Parks, Parks, and more Parks, well maintained too!
  • Residents take great care of their homes and neighbours!
  • Pet Friendly! Everyone has a dog!
  • 90 degree parking in really wide street gives plenty of car spaces
  • Heritage listed so ugly homes over two storeys not allowed.
  • Like a bit of country town in an inner suburb.
Cons
  • A bit more traffic in Summer, but street so wide is not a problem
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Country Lovers
  • Trendy & Stylish
  • Beach Lovers
5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 5/5
2yrs+

"Osborne Street - Best Street in Williamstown for me"

I've lived in Osborne St for over 11 years now and love it. Owned and rented the old demolished place for previous 6 years. Plenty to do, especially the restaurants, pubs and yacht clubs all walking distance. You feel safe too as it is not a suburb people drive through, they drive to or from...
Hospitals for people one block behind and pets just over the railway, plenty of primary and secondary schools, but a low stress lifestyle. Bike paths to City or Altona only 150m away. Oldest Botanic Gardens in Victoria on Osborne, which look great and are well used. Great for family living. Footy oval next to Gardens and AFL ground at Eastern end. Beach only 100m away with lawn covered park along shore and BBQs.
Get sea breezes that make it a bit cooler in Summer. Great atmosphere with a wide open road with plenty of on street parking. One of the top three streets in Williamstown and was certainly top of my list when searching for original home location. Doesn't have the noise or traffic of Nelson Place, but an easy walk there.
Great place to live.
Pros
  • Like a bit of country town in an inner suburb.
  • Heritage listed so ugly homes over two storeys not allowed.
  • 90 degree parking in really wide street gives plenty of car spaces
Cons
  • A bit more traffic in Summer, but street so wide is not a problem
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Country Lovers
  • Trendy & Stylish
  • Beach Lovers
4/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 4/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Cost of Living 5/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 4/5
  • Childcare 4/5
2yrs+

"Great street, great town, great neighbors."

Now find ourselves living in an inappropriate house because we cant bear to move. Neighbors are the main anchor but when you're used to walking to everything - beach, marina, cafes, gardens,ferries, trains,pubs and piers it's pretty hard to find anything else like it in Melbourne. Ideal for couples with or without kids (or dogs). Main criticism is quality of food at Nelson Place (seems to cater for tourists but not as good as St Kilda or South Yarra) Best bit is always having a waterfront walk sheltered from the wind - Nelson place in a southerly and Esplanade in a Northerly.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
mrated
mrated Sounds great but I guess the housing is expensive?
2yrs+
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