8.2 out of 10

Rye

Ranked 208th best suburb in Melbourne (Greater)
-38.3865833854749 144.804731924832
Great for
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Clean & Green
  • Neighbourly Spirit
  • Safe & Sound
  • Peace & Quiet
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Who lives here?
  • Families with kids
  • Professionals
  • Retirees
  • Singles
  • Beach Lovers

Reviews

5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
Oct 29, 2018

"Popular cafes/restaurants and beaches"

Rye has new trendy and contemporary cafes and restaurants with popular beaches nearby. The back beaches are also popular.
Recommended for
  • Singles
5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
Sep 18, 2018

"Good Value for Money"

Rye is a great suburb with some fabulous beaches and is an up and coming suburb on the Mornington Peninsula.
Perfect for families, couples and retirees it is a great choice of suburb for permanent and holiday living.
The Rye shops cater to all needs and there are some great restaurants popping up all the time too.
There is a Primary School as well as a kindergarten in Rye and family doctors too.
A great choice for buying property.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
Jun 05, 2018

"Beautiful Beaches"

Located under an hour from Melbourne, Rye is a wonderful town with some amazing beaches.
In summer it is a thriving place and is very popular with campers on the foreshore as well as holiday makers.
There are some fabulous shops, cafes and restaurants in the township of Rye along with all the necessities like Woolworths, Post Office, Chemists, petrol stations and pub.
There are some amazing beaches in Rye along the bay side as well as at the ocean side. Gunnamatta is poplular with the surfers and the bay is popular for families.
I would recommend Rye to anyone who is looking for an affordable beach house or a seachange within a commutable distance to Melbourne.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 4/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 4/5
  • Internet Access 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Parking 4/5
  • Cost of Living 5/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 4/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 4/5
  • Schools 4/5
  • Childcare 4/5
2yrs+

"The perfect sea change as they say"

Located approximately 55minutes from the City and the Eastern Suburbs Rye has always been one of the Mornington Peninsulas favourite holiday destinations. Now with the free flowing Peninsula Link and the Frankston Bypass offering a dream run from the city and suburbs people are choosing to relocate to the Peninsula on a permanent basis, "the perfect sea change as they say". Rye has the advantage of kilometers of sparkling family friendly bay beaches with bleached sandy beaches, shady Moonah trees and an interesting collection of bathing boxes. For the more adventurous there are world class surf beaches that cater for all categories of surfing enthusiast. All forms of aquatic activities are yours for the asking. For those seeking the buzz of the ocean from a spectators point of view there is a never ending series of paths and walkways along the cliff faces and through the wonderful national parks. A major shopping centre, strip shops, boutiques, and gift shops are at your fingertips A vast and varying collection of cafes, bars, restaurants, gaming venues and hotels are also well represented. Rye has a very popular RSL with regular live entertainment, a large extremely active bowls club that encourages visitors, Football and Cricket Grounds and a well used community hall. The annual Christmas foreshore carnival is a major draw card as to are the traditional foreshore camping grounds. Rye has it all in abundance for permanent residents and visitors.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
  • Country Lovers
  • Beach Lovers
5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Parking 4/5
  • Cost of Living 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 5/5
2yrs+

"It this was overseas you'd flock to get there."

Between a surf-lover's ocean and a blue water bay with a north-facing beach that is as safe as any in the world. Cafes and ice-cream shops line the main street. A playground sits in the foreshore along with enough space to play soccer or host a mass barbecue for hundreds plus a carnival. The roads drift back into hills with incredible views. Quiet in the shoulder months enough for quiet introspection whether you're a writer, a painter, a beachcomber or just want to walk your dog in solitude. Vibrant in summer when the beaches come alive with colour. Always somewhere to stay; there's no lack of motel, B&B, private houses to rent or camping ground accommodation. Four op-shops (count them) for cheap and cheerful supplies of everything the holidaymaker or permanent resident could glean for next to nothing. Did I mention the locals are friendly?

All that and the property prices are just about the lowest within an hour of Melbourne.
Pros
  • Everything.
Recommended for
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
  • Hipsters
  • Beach Lovers
4/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 4/5
  • Clean & Green 3/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 4/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Gym & Fitness 4/5
  • Internet Access 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 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 4/5
2yrs+

"Retirement, retirement"

Perfect place to holiday or retire. I have found that a lot of our family friends have gone there to retire. they sold the homes in the suburbs and packed their bags. Perfect beach. people are all so nice and welcoming. I love the shops specially over Summer. There are a few nice restaurants and lots to do with the kids
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
3/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 4/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Gym & Fitness 4/5
  • Internet Access 2/5
  • Lack of Traffic 5/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 3/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 4/5
  • Schools 3/5
  • Childcare 3/5
2yrs+

"Rye is Peaceful, Relaxed & surrounded in a bush like ambience"

And not to mention the surf can be unreal! I lived/worked here for a while and absolutely loved it! the only thing I couldnt rave about was the cold weather and a little lack of nightlife, but if you like Victoria and the weather but also enjoy peace & quiet THIS is the place for you! The realestate here is also very good value!
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
4/5 rating details
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Cost of Living 2/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 4/5
2yrs+

"Big family holiday destination, nice and relaxing, but a bit too busy in the holiday months"

Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Hipsters
  • Trendy & Stylish
  • Beach Lovers
4/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 4/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 3/5
2yrs+

"Close to upmarket Sorrento without the pricetag"

Recommended for
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
3/5
2yrs+

"Beautiful town with bushlands and ocean views"

Situated on the Mornington Peninsula, 85km from Melbourne, Rye is a small town of some 8,500 residents. It is best suited to retirees, though families seeking the stunning surrounds of the Victorian bush and seaside would enjoy living in Rye too. Local attractions include service clubs, a summer carnival and a couple of golf courses, but the town also boasts an Aussie Rules football team and spectacular views across the ocean and up t Arthur’s Seat. A popular vacation spot, especially among students, Rye has an average property value of $300,000 and is nestled between Port Phillip, Bass Strait, Blairgowrie and Tootgarook.
Recommended for
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees

Unranked Streets in Rye

"Close to the beach"
-38.3666513039 144.7906393847

Adam Street

4.5/5
"Quiet Street"
-38.3775010594 144.7874428562
"Middle of Tyrone"
-38.37136 144.80104
"Quiet tree lined street that has friendly neighbours. Easy walk to number 16 beach!"
-38.3878317205 144.7966089701
"Beach side living"
-38.37237 144.81397
"A very quiet street close to the beach and Rye Village."
-38.37328 144.81886
"Within walking distance to the beach"
-38.369352 144.790125
"Beautiful Cottage"
-38.3894265697 144.8173864055
"Quiet Street, close to everything"
-38.3773473802 144.81682633

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