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What people are saying

ShekharV
"verma "
davidtyrrell
"Beautiful Beach"
lauras
"Family friendly"
PaulT1
"Great fitness choices"

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Top community reviews

Annabel22
5/5 rating details
  • Childcare 4/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 3/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Medical Facilities 4/5
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Nightlife 4/5
  • Parking 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Schools 5/5

"Relaxing, Friendly and Safe"

Elwood is a great place to live!! Its very eclectic with many professionals, families and artists/actors/muscians living here. It is very female dominated and there are always lots of women walking and running early in the morning and late a night.

In summer if you live near ormond road you will only be a 1-2 minute walk to the beach and 15 minute walk to St Kilda. Elsternwick which is more cosmpolitan can be walked to in 20 minutes or in a few minutes via the 'blue bus' which runs every 1... Full review
Pros
  • Beach Access and Access to the bike paths
  • Easy walking to the Village
  • Art Deco Apartments
Cons
  • Can be busy in summer when the beach is popular
  • No entry from Beach Rd
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Trendy & Stylish
  • Beach Lovers
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