Best suburbs in Melbourne (Greater)

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The Basin

Ranked 1st best suburb in Melbourne (Greater)

"Small quiet leafy suburb"

- Danelle Hunter
Quiet area, base of dandenongs, leafy, large blocks that can't be developed. Safe area
-37.8586851790017 145.321989400445


Ranked 2nd best suburb in Melbourne (Greater)

"One of the best suburbs in Melbourne*"

- anthonys14
*if you work in Melbourne's South East and/or don't mind a really long commute. Beside's being so far from Melbourne's CBD, and one incredibly frustrating level crossing, I can't fault the area at all...
-38.0010636443482 145.093690365729
Ranked 3rd best suburb in Melbourne (Greater)

"Great Community"

- rachels13
Good sense of community - mix bag. Facilities. Cafes, restaurants etc.
-37.7603991084418 144.940141401332

Moonee Ponds

Ranked 4th best suburb in Melbourne (Greater)

"All about location"

- tamouze
Good food and outlets. Close to city.
-37.7659892673896 144.921724203665


Ranked 5th 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 6th best suburb in Melbourne (Greater)

"Awesome neighbourhood spirit in this suburb"

- nicop
This suburb is up and coming. They are building a new life saving club, new train station, new fire station and the Edithvale Collective just won a government grant to make Edithvale even more beautif...
-38.0396128702371 145.109769837549


Ranked 7th best suburb in Melbourne (Greater)

"Miss this place"

- lisap1
An amazing place to live. That sums it up nicely.
-37.8342469825732 145.24692921773


Ranked 8th best suburb in Melbourne (Greater)

"Moved to the best suburb in Melbourne!"

- Rada
After looking to buy a home by the bay and through to the hills and every in between we found what we consider the best suburb. It has the country feel but yet close to everything. The local shopping...
-38.047932064872 145.369427178897


Ranked 9th best suburb in Melbourne (Greater)

"An awesome suburb with plenty to do!"

- Nicholas Lynch
Mornington's Main Street is becoming an iconic location Melbourne wide with cafes, shops and restaurants such as Doc. If you love coffee, yummy food, shopping or just strolling around a vibrant town t...
-38.2227116089926 145.046042020645

Mount Eliza

Mount Eliza
Ranked 10th best suburb in Melbourne (Greater)

"Cosy village with a fantastic community"

- Nicholas Lynch
Mount Eliza is a highly-regarded suburb on the Mornington Peninsula, and there’s a reason for it. Mount Eliza is full of amazing properties and has many boutique shops, cafes and restaurants in the ma...
-38.1838483973153 145.083641770916

Airport West

Ranked 11th best suburb in Melbourne (Greater)

"Close to city, getting expensive"

- karens38
Airport West is a wonderful suburb to live. It's close to the city. has lots of restaurants, parks and is close to public transport. There are a lot of units getting built making it very easy living.
-37.7237336245354 144.881032275627


Ranked 12th best suburb in Melbourne (Greater)

"Lovely small town, fabulous location"

- sueo3
Sandringham village has great eateries, from small cafes to great pubs. The location and transport links to cbd are brill. Schools and medical facilities top notch. The beach at half moon bay is fant...
-37.9512176268227 145.007601257345


Ranked 13th best suburb in Melbourne (Greater)

"Fabulous gem 100% happy"

- SimonPrice
Large blocks, surprisingly close to everything. Kids playing with neighbours like the olden days. Roller skating, bunnings, cafes, train station (eltham TS is equally as close), water parks, miniatu...
-37.7182598300334 145.12248352372


Ranked 14th best suburb in Melbourne (Greater)

"A gem in bayside!!"

- rofelo
Having lived in Waterways for 4 years, it cemented the fact that we made the right choice then about making this our home that we are proud to live in. What's not to like? It feels like you're livi...
-38.013523 145.127162
Ranked 15th best suburb in Melbourne (Greater)

"Amazing Street "

- Thomas17
A tranquil enviroment for young and old, the great Tom Saker would be proud to see his street being so wonderfully looked after.
-37.8523621119345 144.867743950743


Ranked 16th best suburb in Melbourne (Greater)
-37.8104350695555 145.085034737808


Ranked 17th best suburb in Melbourne (Greater)

"So underrated...I love it!"

- davidn19
Been living in Maribyrnong for the past 2 years, moved from Box Hill. Maribyrnong I find is so underrated which is great for the people that live in this wonderful suburb. You literally have everythin...
-37.7708981151888 144.887806482231

Malvern East

Ranked 18th best suburb in Melbourne (Greater)

"That's the way, I like it, Aha Aha!"

- shaunr1
What a lovely suburb that is clean, green and unpretentious. It's close to Chadstone and LEGOLAND, apart from having heaps of parks and outdoor-ish places. Neat and hip collection of brunch cafes with...
-37.8766700502738 145.069262426926


Ranked 19th best suburb in Melbourne (Greater)

"Love it"

- clarem7
Moved from the Northern suburbs to Belgrave, and it was the best decision ever. All Eastern suburbs are so accessible and the train line directly to the city is great. There are hardly any suburbs lef...
-37.9107802118525 145.356379580177

Glen Huntly

Ranked 20th best suburb in Melbourne (Greater)

"A wonderful suburb with everything close by"

I loved living in Glenhuntly. It has wonderful transport access (trams and trains to city). It's far enough away from the city that you feel like you've come home and can relax. It's so quiet and is o...
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