Located 9km south east of Melbourne’s CBD with a population of 9286 (2006 census)
Elsternwick is a million dollar plus suburb attracting a large number of owner occupiers. Bordering suburbs include Rippon Lea, Caulfield South and Glen Huntly it has tree lined streets and a vibrant shopping strip. Housing is mostly detached – some still with large 600sqm + land sizes. In contrast to it’s somewhat affluent surrounds, one of the most popular Melbourne brothels is located in Elsternwick – The Daily Planet (located on Horne St)
Wesley College – Elsternwick Campus
Leibler Yavneh College (Jewish)
Sholem Aleichem College (Jewish)
Glen Huntly Rd is the major shopping strip in Elsternwick.
Elsternwick Train Station.
2 tram services operate along Glen Huntly Rd (67 & 69)
Most of the houses in Elsternwick are period in style. They range from large brick double fronted Edwardian homes or Victorian properties, or single fronted weatherboard styles. Some of the streets are very narrow, and off street parking with many of the period homes is not commonly found. Modern town houses are becoming increasingly popular and sell in excess of 1 Million. Apartments and villa units are also popular and are generally located closer to the shopping strip on Glen Huntly road.