Best suburbs in Central Highlands

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Ranked 1st best suburb in Central Highlands

"Charming suburb, close to Ballarat CBD and station"

- Online Classicstutor
We moved to Soldiers Hill from Richmond in late 2019. The suburb is a short walk to Ballarat's major shopping precincts and train station. Its streets are pocketed with beautiful parks and amenities,...
-37.5509383301743 143.858392000881
Ranked 2nd best suburb in Central Highlands

"Lovely quiet area"

- chaneld1
Great area, with bold displays of seasonal changes. Close proximity to cafes and shops in town . Easy access to walking tracks and yarrowee river. Love it .
-37.5620376303581 143.878979993886
Ranked 3rd best suburb in Central Highlands

"Picturesque spa country"

- DanielW3
Daylesford is a beautiful place to visit, and I'm jealous of those who get to live there! It's a great place for a weekend away, just a short trip from Melbourne but you couldn't feel further away fro...
-37.3478337807699 144.141233542088


Ranked 4th best suburb in Central Highlands

"Ballan, New York, Paris? I wouldnt live anywhere else but i..."

- martin66
Ballan is a small country town with a population of around 3,000 people, located approximately 70 km's West of Melbourne along the Western Highway, It is the next town after passing Bacchus Marsh on t...
-37.5986926205479 144.225883903756


Ranked 5th best suburb in Central Highlands

"Close to everything"

- Rosesforyou
I came here some years ago because of proximity to the mountains. I'm a bushwalker so Ararat was the ideal starting point. I first rented here than bought a old house that was affordable. T...
-37.2814025467 142.9210936655


Ranked 6th best suburb in Central Highlands

"Small Friendly Town With Nightlife On The Rise"

- graemeb6
Rural enough so almost everyone has a view of the forest, yet close enough to the city for a daily commute. Creswick is on the rise: great food in the pubs, live music in new venues, and a big new su...
-37.4184088191197 143.896143307824


Ranked 7th best suburb in Central Highlands

"Great little pocket of Ballarat"

- Jamie Lee
Family and I moved here 5 years ago. It's a lovely suburb of Ballarat and withing walking distance to the CBD. Everything at your fingertips, quiet, friendly people, and right next to the Pony club wh...
-37.5780751202701 143.844328718356


Ranked 8th best suburb in Central Highlands

"One of the regions finest suburbs"

- Shani Stevens
I love Alfredton! It has a great mix of new and old areas within the one suburb. In the older areas you find lovely, wide, leafy streets with larger blocks and an abundance of established family hom...
-37.5560465416758 143.807143159961
Ranked 9th best suburb in Central Highlands

"Awesome town with AMAZING streetscapes"

- free4u
Ballarat is a sensational place to live as it has great infrastructure and services which is exactly what you would expect from a city. It has many great schools, Ballarart University and a number of...
-37.5626594204703 143.866047968058


Ranked 10th best suburb in Central Highlands

"The great escape"

- dawabl39
Not far from Ballarat is nestled a tiny little township amongst the rolling green hills called Gordon. As you drive into this little township you will fall in love with its scenic beauty, its peaceful...
-37.5567659002963 144.114379481561
Ranked 11th best suburb in Central Highlands
-37.5621178323407 143.849836803582


Ranked 12th best suburb in Central Highlands

"Ecclectic mix"

- Shani Stevens
Wendouree is a great suburb of Ballarat. The housing is eclectic, as are the residents. The houses range in price from $250k to over a couple of million. Those overlooking, or close to, Lake Wendou...
-37.5297941839609 143.829579516924


Ranked 13th best suburb in Central Highlands

"Country town, still commuting close to Melbourne"

- JinnieB
The better pockets of Trentham are the larger blocks further out of the main township. There, you may enjoy the tranquility of the countryside and still make use of the amenity that Trentham township...
-37.4067213992534 144.311999401008


Ranked 14th best suburb in Central Highlands
-37.5966216004067 143.843850141984


Ranked 15th best suburb in Central Highlands

"A gorgeous "country" town that is just outside of the city"

- regixc
Beautiful place, very relax lifestyle, great for bringing up children!
-37.588391182667 144.404884028056
Ranked 16th best suburb in Central Highlands

"Something for everyone"

- essendon43
There is a way around anything it lacks. That is the beauty of Bacchus Marsh. The shopping here is fine, basically whatever you need you'll find. Can't find it? Meltons Woodgrove shopping centre is 10...
-37.6749105712536 144.432681458029
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