Commonly referred to as a gateway to the Yarra Valley and Dandenong ranges, Lilydale is a quiet and historic piece of Melbourne’s History. This relaxing suburb boasts rich architecture from the 1800s to delicious eateries from a number of cuisines. It is surrounded by lush greenery in the form of parks and wetlands, perfect for the outgoing resident. The main street of Lilydale is teaming with cosy cafes and boutique shops, highlighting its relaxed urban, village lifestyle. The homes here are set out on larger block sizes, meaning you’ll have neighbours that are close enough for an occasional chat, yet far enough so that you don’t feel crowded all the time.
The terminus of the Lilydale railway line, this area is well serviced with a range of public transport options and bike trails for the cycling enthusiasts. There are a number of schools that service the area and due to the number of sporting clubs, there is sure to be a recreational option for everyone in the family. If you’re looking for a family friendly suburb close to the Yarra Valley, look no further then Lilydale.
Lilydale Median Price:
The median house price recorded by the REIV in the June 2017 quarter was $735,750. The median unit price recorded by the REIV in the March 2017 quarter was $441,250.