Located approximately 9 km north-west of Melbourne with a population 3455 (2006 census) Located just south of Essendon, Aberfeldie is characterised with abundant park land and the winding Maribyrnong river. The Boulevard and surrounding locality runs long the river and has some stunning examples of period homes – Edwardian and Californian Bungalows – however there is also a large amount of post war housing stock in the suburb – much of which has been updated, renovated or replaced with newer property. The parks offer great recreational facilities – walking and bike racks – BBQ areas – and there are a number of private and public schools in the suburb which generally attracts families to the area. Most of the homes are owner occupied & streets are generally wide and tree lined.
There is a small shopping strip located on Buckley Street, however much of the retail traffic is picked up by Highpoint Shopping Mall in the neighbouring suburb of Maribyrnong.
Aberfeldie shares the same post code as Essendon and Essendon West.There is generally a young demographic with most residents below the age of 50 years. Residents report the suburb as quiet and picturesque.
Main Schools –
- Aberfeldie Primary School
- Our Lady of Nativity Primary school
- Ave Maria Secondary College
Transport – Closest train station is Essendon Train station. However three metro bus routes also service the area (465,467 & 468)
Shopping – Closest shopping centre is Highpoint Shopping Centre in Maribyrnong, and Mount Alexander Shopping Strip
House styles in Aberfeldie range from period grand residences – Edwardian and Californian Bungalows – to more mundane post war homes, generally on 600 + sqm of land. There are a small number of flats and apartment blocks located closer to the transport and shopping hubs, and a range of town residences – double and single story – on smaller blocks of around 400 sqm.