Best suburbs in Melbourne (Greater)

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Glen Huntly

Ranked 1st best suburb in Melbourne (Greater)

"Lots of good stuff"

- Ying Xin Pao
Generally a good area to live in, safe and convenient. The left side of the tracks has more houses while the right side is mostly units. I live on the left side. Suburb is very small so mostly near st...
-37.8923598111987 145.041418788437


Ranked 2nd best suburb in Melbourne (Greater)

"Best beach and First and Last stop on Sandringham Train Line..."

- Sarah Korbel
Sandringham has the best beach located at the bottom of the stairs at Royal Ave - it feels a little like Italy surrounded by the steep cliff faces! The water is clean and it's not as busy as Half Moo...
-37.9512176268227 145.007601257345


Ranked 3rd best suburb in Melbourne (Greater)

"Accidentally our forever home"

- Olga Donnelly
We moved from Caulfield with the intention of moving to Mentone or Mordialloc at the furthest, and by chance we moved to Chelsea. What a blessing in disguise. We know all our neighbors down most of ou...
-38.0519087694152 145.117277627098
Ranked 4th best suburb in Melbourne (Greater)

"Family Friendly"

- Aaron Chuah
Having grown up in Ringwood North, I have personally seen the changes and development within the City of Maroondah. Ringwood North, Ringwood East and Ringwood now have great infrastructure and have...
-37.785057281 145.2381533791


Ranked 5th best suburb in Melbourne (Greater)

"Wonderful place to live"

- thanhd1
Best surburb I have lived
-38.0010636443482 145.093690365729


Ranked 6th best suburb in Melbourne (Greater)

"Hidden village with loads of personality"

- Lizle George
What an awesome inner west suburb. A great village feel with gorgeous homes and smack bang in between Seddon and yarraville. So much to offer for young families and foodies!! We moved from living in t...
-37.80890029609 144.880190422796


Ranked 7th best suburb in Melbourne (Greater)

"Great for Family Living"

- scotth57
At 12 km from the CBD its just outside the magical "within 10km" but it's still great family living - close to the CBD. Housing stock is a mixture of grand historic houses on large blocks - mainly Vi...
-37.9093864029422 144.990195412248

Malvern East

Ranked 8th best suburb in Melbourne (Greater)

"Malvern East Rules!"

- sorenp
Moved here recently and am loving it. Cannot believe how convenient this suburb is to Bayside and also to Eastern suburbs. Chadstone shopping is a major attraction for me and the kids. Well worth ever...
-37.8766700502738 145.069262426926


Ranked 9th best suburb in Melbourne (Greater)

"High Ranking Donvale"

- Anna Molinaro
Donvale offers the best of both worlds. Whilst being close to nature and offering a magnitude of parks and reserves, it also has all the benefits and comforts that a city life offers. Donvale Reserve...
-37.7887644509261 145.1931181986


Ranked 10th best suburb in Melbourne (Greater)

"Beautiful surrounds"

- soniam3
Upwey is a gem of a town . Living here feels like being in a bed-and-breakfast all of the time. The views are spectacular, eateries abound, and access to everything is pretty easy most of the time. Th...
-37.9119135958088 145.328660202774


Ranked 11th best suburb in Melbourne (Greater)

"Quiet, Great community, Pretty outlook, Safe"

- brooker8
We moved to Montrose 13 years ago and never want to leave. It's at the foothills of Mt Dandenong so has a beautiful tree'd mountain outlook and a safe, quiet "Country Town" feel. It's a great communi...
-37.817654907335 145.344915735759


Ranked 12th best suburb in Melbourne (Greater)

"My Belgrave"

- mountainview
I moved to Belgrave after 15 years living in Fitzroy, then Yarraville. It's the best life decision I've ever made. My travel to the city each day takes only 5 mins longer than it used to take me to...
-37.9107802118525 145.356379580177


Ranked 13th best suburb in Melbourne (Greater)

"Resort living in Melbourne south east suburb"

- phoebey2
Close to the beaches, good schools. Very nice park and lake at Waterways. Open space area, relax living, peaceful, great for families especially small kids, kids love to play outdoor and enjoy the nat...
-38.013523 145.127162


Ranked 14th best suburb in Melbourne (Greater)

"Great leafy family suburb with easy commute to city"

- laurenc32
We moved to Ardeer from the inner-west 2 years ago and havn't looked back. Its leafy, friendly and a good place for families and young professionals alike. I love walking and riding along the creek. L...
-37.7765412018102 144.804986106678
Ranked 15th best suburb in Melbourne (Greater)

"A beautiful quiet area that has shops nearby and friendly ne..."

- jimmyfoun
Quiet area, friendly neighbours, lived here for 19 years, no crime at all, and close to great areas, such as malvern east, bentleigh, cheltenham, clayton, moorabbin, Springvale, Oakleigh and oakleigh...
-37.9249022165664 145.093896078532


Ranked 16th best suburb in Melbourne (Greater)

"City Convenience with Country Charm"

- scottl14
Monty is that little slice of country just 18kms from the hustle and bustle of Melbourne. Such a wonderful place to call 'home'. Transport is well catered for with train and bus links to the CBD and a...
-37.7182598300334 145.12248352372


Ranked 17th best suburb in Melbourne (Greater)
-38.3955983023615 145.170114332598

Mount Eliza

Mount Eliza
Ranked 18th best suburb in Melbourne (Greater)

"A slice of paradise within an hour's drive to Melbourne."

- gordonm4
Great people, great village, beautiful beaches, no subdivisions allowed, great schools, dining, coffee. I've lived in four first world countries and all over Greater Melbourne (South Yarra, St. Kilda,...
-38.1838483973153 145.083641770916
Ranked 19th best suburb in Melbourne (Greater)

"The Heights!"

- Stacey Kennedy
Situated only moments to Chelsea Beach, shops, cafes, station and freeway, this suburb is sure to impress. Stacey Kennedy Leasing Division Manager Ash Marton Realty
-38.0393350841274 145.133736929681


Ranked 20th best suburb in Melbourne (Greater)

"Great walks along the lakes."

- ewas1
Cairnlea is a great place to live. Beautiful and green suburb with lakes and plenty of parklands, as well as all amenities close by. Amenities include Cairnlea Shopping Centre & Brimbank Shopping Cen...
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