8.7 out of 10

Christies Beach

Ranked 112nd best suburb in Adelaide (Greater)
-35.1327193662416 138.476379990841
Great for
  • Resale or Rental Value
  • Parking
  • Public Transport
  • Internet Access
  • Medical Facilities
Not great for
  • Nightlife
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Who lives here?
  • Families with kids
  • Professionals
  • Retirees
  • Singles
  • Beach Lovers

Reviews

4/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 4/5
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 5/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 5/5
2yrs+

"Local to everything"

Christies Beach really has everything at its door step. Beach road is the main attraction to the area offering a wide variety of shops, supermarkets, butchers, costume hire, petrol stations, fast food outlets, doctors, chemists and much much more. Who needs a car when everything is within walking distance.

I spend every Saturday morning sitting on the corner of Grundy Terrace and Beach road enjoying a chai latte watching exercise groups, families and dog walkers utilize the local park and beach.

I was a resident of the are for 1 year on Maturin Avenue and from this experience can speak highly of the area I was located in. Houses are affordable and we are slowly seeing new properties go up around in the vacant blocks.

If you are not looking at moving into Christies Beach, it is well worth a visit when you are in the area.
Pros
  • Everything at your door step
  • Public transport
  • Beach
  • Facilities
  • Affordable and diverse housing
  • One of Adelaide's Best Beaches
  • Quiet
Cons
  • high traffic areas
Recommended for
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Hipsters
  • Students
  • Trendy & Stylish
  • Beach Lovers
3/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 2/5
  • Safe & Sound 3/5
  • Clean & Green 3/5
  • Pest Free 3/5
  • Peace & Quiet 2/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 3/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 1/5
  • Parking 4/5
  • Cost of Living 2/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 3/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 5/5
2yrs+

"Esplanade"

I have been to a home of a Friend on Esplanade in Christies Beach and find the street to be quite upper class looking with new homes and a fresh look.
Pros
  • Close to schools
  • Close to public Transport
  • Beach
  • Facilities
  • Affordable and diverse housing
  • One of Adelaide's Best Beaches
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Tourists
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Students
  • Trendy & Stylish
  • Beach Lovers
5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 3/5
  • Clean & Green 3/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 2/5
  • Parks & Recreation 4/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Gym & Fitness 4/5
  • Internet Access 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 4/5
  • Schools 4/5
  • Childcare 4/5
2yrs+

"A family friendly suburb with very high growth potential."

The southern suburbs in general have matured & have begun a journey of transformation,this is particulary evident in Christies Beach which is rapidly becoming the jewel in the crown.The recent expansion of Colonnades Shopping Centre which involved significant capital works is testimony to the coming of age of this district. The ongoing re-invention of Beach Road from Dyson Road right through to the Esplanade is also gaining momentum. The Beachpoint Development on the waterfront has been a major contributor to this process, and it's success will ultimately be the catalyst in providing confidence to other developers to take the plunge in developing this important commercial precinct.Other major works in recent years include the expansion of Woolworths and establishment of Fasta Pasta, the expansion of Coles, the upgraded Police Station & Court House and the refurbishment of the Christies Beach Hotel as well as other commercial sites.Residential development along the beach front and near beach areas has also been prolific.Where there were once old timber cottages we now have stylish brand new up market houses & townhouses. Along with this evolutionary shift in housing requirements and changing demograhics is the emergence of a variety of cafe's, restaurants, specialty shops & beauty salons to cater for our changing socio-economic structure.Despite this transformation Christies Beach has retained it's vibrant and friendly community spirit.This is evident with the tremendous turnout at the annual Beach Road Christies Parade, Australia Day Fireworks and other similar community events.The beaches are rated among the cleanest & safest in the State along with numerous parks and recreation facilities.This exciting transformation is still in it's infancy which should provide for enormous growth in the coming years.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 4/5
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 4/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 4/5
  • Internet Access 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Parking 4/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 4/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 4/5
  • Schools 4/5
  • Childcare 3/5
2yrs+

"One of the best kept coastal secrets in Australia!"

With a wide sandy safe swimming beach, affordable yet diverse housing, good level of local schooling and local shopping plus with the advantage of the duplication of the Southern Expressway in 2014 Christies Beach is surely the place to be!
Yes I am biased because I live there but there is no other place I would rather live
Pros
  • Affordable and diverse housing
  • One of Adelaide's Best Beaches
  • Good level of facilities
  • Beach
  • Facilities
  • Quiet
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
  • Students
  • Trendy & Stylish
  • Beach Lovers
4/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 4/5
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Nightlife 2/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 5/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 5/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 4/5
2yrs+

"My home for 35 years"

I have lived in Christies since I was 3 and have always enjoyed the unhurried atmosphere. I am now very happy raising my own children here. There are plenty of choices for primary schools and many parks with playground facilities. Then there's the beach, which is open and clean with waves big enough to keep adults entertained, yet small enough that the kids can have fun. Shopping is well catered for both on Beach Rd and at nearby Colonnades.
Pros
  • Quiet
  • Facilities
  • Beach
Cons
  • Dine out options
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Tourists
  • Beach Lovers
5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 4/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 5/5
2yrs+

"Fantastic location, great infrastructure,moving ahead at a great pace............love the beaches and holiday lifestyle"

Christies Beach has been a suburb to avoid according to some people..........our experience has been one of meeting the friendliest people, good mix of age groups. The facilities are constantly improving - more good quality cafes and eating venues, great improvement in housing options and prices still very affordable.
we love this suburb for it's holiday atmosphere and proximity to everything - even after a day at work walking out to the beach is sheer therapy
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees