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Ranked 1st best suburb in Victoria

"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,...
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Belmont

5/5
Ranked 2nd best suburb in Victoria

"A Brilliant, Family Friendly Suburb"

- Sophie Kennedy-Rush
Belmont is the perfect balance between Highton and Newtown, with a more affordable price. There is easy access to the Barwon River, Highton Village and the shopping strip on Highton Street. It’s an ea...
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Kilmore

5/5
Kilmore
Ranked 3rd best suburb in Victoria

"Perfect practical location"

- adnann
We can't get best of all the worlds but for me it is very close to that. Awesome country town not far away from Melbourne Metro yet tucked away in picturesque location of Victoria. Very relaxed in nat...
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Scarsdale

5/5
Ranked 4th best suburb in Victoria

"A great country community"

- Shani Stevens
Scarsdale has so much to offer and is so close to town. It has everything you need including a great primary school, super market, post office, hotel. All this within a short drive to Ballarat. A g...
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Ranked 5th best suburb in Victoria

"A beautiful gem"

- Samina Khan
Such a quiet, peaceful, and yet closely-knit neighborhood. Many restaurants around and beautiful parks and places to visit. Close to train, tram, and bus network. Taxi is usually easy to reach (within...
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East Geelong

4.5/5
Ranked 6th best suburb in Victoria

"Inner-City Living, Without the Inner-City Price Tag"

- Sophie Kennedy-Rush
East Geelong is the home of boutique shopping within the Geelong region. A hidden little gem, youll find the quirky stores resemble places youd expect to find in Daylesford. On the cusp of the CBD and...
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Hillside

4.5/5
Ranked 7th best suburb in Victoria
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San Remo

4.5/5
Ranked 8th best suburb in Victoria

"Best views of Phillip Island and a great place to raise a fa..."

- Kate Hanssen
San Remo: I still remember 25 years ago, when there wasn't much more than a few milk bars, the pubs and the best fish and chips going around. We'd stop on the way home in the Ford XY and grab garlic p...
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Ranked 9th best suburb in Victoria

"The Perfect Balance of Geelong West and Newtown"

- Sophie Kennedy-Rush
With close proximity to the Geelong Ring Road, Manifold Heights is an easy drive to the Surf Coast or Melbourne. It’s also incredibly close to the café and shopping strip that is Pakington Street – in...
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Sandringham

4.5/5
Ranked 10th best suburb in Victoria

"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...
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Beaconsfield

4.5/5
Ranked 11th best suburb in Victoria

"Great place to raise a family"

- happyinbeacy
We moved to Beaconsfield from Berwick about three years ago and discovered this best kept secret. It's the perfect location to raise a family with all amenities within walking distance. A 3 year old c...
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Kingsville

4.5/5
Ranked 12th best suburb in Victoria

"I love kingsville"

- johnl89
What an amazing suburb to live in! Bought here two years ago and it was the best thing we have ever done
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Newtown

4.5/5
Ranked 13th best suburb in Victoria

"An Exclusive Area, For a Reason"

- Sophie Kennedy-Rush
The River End of Pakington Street is jam-packed with trendy cafes that deliver incredible food, plus boutique shops for those fashion forward. You’ll never get a bad coffee in Newtown, and in the back...
-38.1526571056898 144.33367910422

Moe

4.5/5
Ranked 14th best suburb in Victoria

"Small country town with big town amenities"

- jackp14
Moe gets a bit of a hard time at times but those people are just jealous I think it’s great here. Got all the big stores a town that’s built for the locals. Nice library in the middle of town, great s...
-38.1787925364371 146.2642820433

Chelsea

4.5/5
Chelsea
Ranked 15th best suburb in Victoria

"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...
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Ranked 16th best suburb in Victoria

"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...
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Mordialloc

4.5/5
Ranked 17th best suburb in Victoria

"Wonderful place to live"

- thanhd1
Best surburb I have lived
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Belgrave

4.5/5
Ranked 18th best suburb in Victoria

"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...
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Jan Juc

4.5/5
Ranked 19th best suburb in Victoria

"Tightly Held and Arguably the Best of the Surf Coast"

- Sophie Kennedy-Rush
Known as Torquay’s sister suburb – the quieter, manicured and tightly held. Jan Juc is an incredibly beautiful costal town, located at the beginning of the Great Ocean Road. It’s incredibly green, lus...
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Malvern East

4.5/5
Ranked 20th best suburb in Victoria

"Family friendly suburb with great transport and green parks"

- michaelb103
Malvern East is a well-located suburb in Melbourne's south-east approximately 10km from the central business district. There are brilliant parks (such as Central Park, Hedgeley Dene and Gardiner's Cr...
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