9.1 out of 10

Portsea

Ranked 48th best suburb in Melbourne (Greater)
-38.3197517303646 144.692004377902
Great for
  • Parking
  • Clean & Green
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Resale or Rental Value
  • Peace & Quiet
Not great for
  • Public Transport
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Who lives here?
  • Families with kids
  • Professionals
  • Retirees
  • Beach Lovers
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Reviews

5/5 rating details
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Schools 5/5
Oct 29, 2018

"The pinnacle of exclusivity and a premium lifestyle"

Portsea is renowned for being one of the most iconic and popular suburbs in Melbourne. Portsea is appealing as it offers the best beaches on either side of the suburb. The suburb is home to a large amount of luxury mansions in this secluded coastal area. The suburb provides the optimal coastal living on the Mornington Peninsula.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
5/5 rating details
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Schools 5/5
Oct 14, 2018

"Portsea is the perfect spot to be"

Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
5/5 rating details
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
Oct 14, 2018

"New York has the Hamptons. Melbourne has Portsea."

Grand beachfront houses
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
4/5 rating details
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
May 21, 2018

"Australia's version of the Hampton's"

Known as a summer destination for affluent Melburnian residents. Portsea sits at the end of the Mornington Peninsula with many a private beachside mansion housed in between a fabulous back beach with surf breaks pounding in from the southern ocean and a Mediterranean style front bayside beach with pier. Real Estate is on the expensive side but the Portsea Pub is well worth a visit in the summer months where a great balmy summers day can be spent drinking with friends and family on the lawn overlooking the bay with boats ,jetski's and water skiers are a common sight.Point Nepean National park on tip of the Peninsula is well worth a visit too with the annual Portsea Polo event held there every January.
5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 2/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 4/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 4/5
  • Internet Access 3/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Cost of Living 2/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 2/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Schools 3/5
Jan 31, 2017

"Melbourne's best beach getaway"

I've been going to Portsea all my life, absolutely love spending summer on Shelley Beach or the Portsea Back Beach if you want some surf. Great shopping nearby at Sorrento, or a short trip to Rye/Rosebud if you need more. It's an expensive place to have a beach home but the property prices have held up over the years.
Pros
  • The French Riviera in Melbourne! Great beaches
  • The place to be seen in summer in Melbourne.
  • The Portsea Pub is amazing, summer in the beer garden or winter by the fire.
Cons
  • Very expensive - you need to be wealthy to have a home here.
Recommended for
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 2/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 5/5
  • Cost of Living 2/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 3/5
  • Medical Facilities 4/5
  • Schools 4/5
2yrs+

"The ultimate beach house and holiday destination"

Pros
  • Summer months can get very busy
Recommended for
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Beach Lovers
5/5
2yrs+

Best Streets in Portsea

1

Latham Drive

3.5/5
"Best place to buy!"
-38.3291945465 144.7075569637
2

Wattle Grove

3/5
"Peaceful street that is great most of the year."
-38.3293687163 144.7188404362

Unranked Streets in Portsea

"The heart of Portsea"
-38.3310045466 144.7082126618

Tea Tree Ri

4.5/5
-38.3373258867 144.725151531

Bass Road

2.5/5
"Luxury homes on a dirt road!"
-38.3313358108 144.7049205106

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