A beautiful gem, 27km east of the CBD, Croydon was originally settled as farming land. Today its main street offers a variety of shops from cafes to boutique clothing stores and cinemas. The rich history of the area means there are a number of stunning period homes with beautifully landscaped gardens, intermixed with more modern units and houses.
Croydon offers a range of education choices and has some of the states premiere schools. Highly sought-after schools are at your doorstep, with Yarra Valley Grammar and Luther College. Croydon Community School which provides an alternate secondary education for students who may have experienced difficulty in previous schools or are returning to study.
Primary Schools such as Croydon Primary and Ainslie Park Primary offer spacious and well-developed facilities, for children. Also being home to Swinburne University of Technology and Croydon School of Dance, where students are able to learn a range of different dance styles.
Shopping and Leisure
Croydon Main Street is thriving with energy and home to many great stores, offering a large range catering for any of your needs. A highlight of the area and Croydon Main Street is the Croydon Cinema which boasts ‘Melbourne's best movie prices’ showing a variety of films throughout the week.
The Maroondah Festival, held every year at Croydon park, attracts families from surrounding areas with its food stalls, entertainment and activities for the kids.
The area attracts people from all walks of life with its village lifestyle feel and numerous sporting clubs, including cricket, tennis, soccer football and golf clubs and a gymnastics centre.
Croydon is an attractive suburb, with a warm felt community and a home to many families who boast the convenience of the great schooling, local shops, eateries, sports complexes and an overall great range of motion.
Croydon Median Price:
The median house price recorded by the REIV in the June 2017 quarter was $810,000. The median unit price recorded by the REIV in the March 2017 quarter was $510,000.