8.9 out of 10

Fenwick Street, Clifton Hill

Ranked 2nd best street in Clifton Hill
-37.7907775644 144.9997661167
Great for
  • Childcare
  • Clean & Green
  • Cost of Living
  • Eating Out
  • Gym & Fitness
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  • Singles
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
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3/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
Jun 11, 2018

"Yes, it's a gateway to Clifton Hill, but that's part of the problem"

I'm a Clifton Hill resident, but I don't live on Fenwick Street and wouldn't. Non-resident commuters (drivers) seem to frequently use it as a cut-through to get onto Heidelberg Road from Abbotsford (coming up via Trenerry Crescent) and often drive way too fast - you can see that they're eager to get home after a day's work but this can be at the expense of them speeding through the roundabout at Spensley St or not giving way to a pedestrian waiting to cross near the milk bar. Fenwick Street is attractive, but if you wanted to live there you'd need to be aware that at certain parts of the day there will be a fair bit of traffic from commuters who perhaps don't care about Clifton Hill other than it being a convenient cut-through to their final destination. I also wouldn't want to have a young family and be living on Fenwick Street due to the traffic and speeding I've described.
Recommended for
  • Singles
5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Nightlife 4/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Cost of Living 5/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 4/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 5/5

"Gateway into Clifton Hill"

This beautiful tree lined street forms the perfect gateway to Clifton Hill if you enter from Heidelberg Road. Wide, plenty of street parking, and with easy access to the newsagent, mini-supermarket and Quice Cafe on Spensley Street. The other advantage of Fenwick Street is that it marks the first street where there isn't restricted time parking. The streets closer to the Clifton Hill train station (3 blocks away) have restricted time parking which is inconvenient if you have friends over.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees

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