Located 5 kilometres from Melbourne's Central Business District, Boroondara is a location renowned for its tree lined streets, well kept architecture and community spirit. Its unique character offers outstanding family living with well regarded schools, parks and gardens whilst also offering the convenience and advantages of inner city living.
Education and Schools
Boroondara offers a large variety of well respected public and private schools. Public High Schools include Balwyn High School, Canterbury Girls' Secondary College and Camberwell High School. Boroondara also plays host to many non-government schools including Scotch College, Methodist Ladies' College and Camberwell Grammar School. Boroondara provides students with excellent services whilst also offering convenience to private schools and local primary schools. Swinburne University is situated in Hawthorn and Boroondara offers many alternative public transport options to other major universities.
The local area provides many excellent shopping precincts such as Camberwell Junction, Glenferrie Road and the Balwyn Shopping district. These popular shopping locales are also attractive because they provide easy accessibility by public transport as well as excellent parking on site. The Boroondara Farmers Market, Hawthorn Craft Market and Camberwell Market are also among many different shopping options offered by the City of Boroondara, which support and highlight the talent of the local community.
Whilst Boroondara offers a range of parking options, it also provides a number of public transport alternatives. Trams, buses and the train network all provide easy access to local areas as well as the city and outer suburbs. These services give fast access to the city, are reliable and offer a safe way of getting around.
If you are seeking a delicious lunch in a vibrant cafe or a family friendly restaurant, Boroondara offers a range of excellent eateries in lively shopping strips. Maling Road, Hamilton Street and Doncaster Road are some alternate places to dine, which offer unique atmospheres. Boroondara has well established dining precincts. Cafes, restaurants and bars are throughout Boroondara, highlighting the communities fondness for dining and socialising.