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What people are saying

AlyssaC1
"Mowbray Park"
AjB1
"Shopping "
summer501
"lots of litter and cigerette butts on the streets "
MaxxL
"Education"

Movers & shakers in the rankings

#33 - Down 7 spots in Melbourne (Greater)

#25 - Down 1 spot in Sydney (Greater)

#138 - Down 22 spots in Brisbane

Top community reviews

lucassmiler
5/5 rating details
  • Childcare 4/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Cost of Living 2/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 2/5
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Nightlife 2/5
  • Parking 2/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Pest Free 3/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Schools 5/5

"Canterbury is tranquility in the burbs!"

I've lived in Canterbury all my life, and absolutely love it here. The neighbours are amazingly friendly, and many great schools for the kids within a short driving distance. Close enough to the CBD without being too close, and most areas of canterbury have an abundance of trees lining the streets, making it a visually pleasing place to live.

You couldn't ask for a safer suburb either, with no crime that I know of. Burke Road shopping is only a short stroll away, and with the new Well shop... Full review
Pros
  • Beautiful leafy streets, luxury homes
  • Close to Melbourne's best schools
  • Good long term resale values
Cons
  • Expensive
  • Traffic
Recommended for
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
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