Located 14km south east of Melbourne with a population of 11824 (2006 census). Its proximity to the sea and city make Hampton one of Melbourne’s highly sort after suburbs attracting lofty property prices and a stream of bayside visitors. Most properties in Hampton reflect the affluent nature of the suburb and have been designed with the owner occupier in mind. Residents are mostly home owners rather than renters, with a high proportion of the work force employed in finance, property, and the business sector. Hampton has one of the best angling clubs in Australia. It also boasts one of the best shopping strips in the bayside area.
Hampton Primary School
St Mary’s Primary
Helen Paul Kindergarten
Holy Trinity Anglican Kindergarten
Hampton High School
Transport – Hampton Railway Station
Shopping – Hampton Shopping Strip on Hampton Rd attracts the main hub of activity in Hampton. High class boutiques, restaurants, and cafes attract residents and visitors to the area and help protect its reputation of one of the best shopping districts in Melbourne
Older house styles are period in style such as Californian bungalows often renovated and extended on full blocks of 500 sqm +. Post war brick veneer properties are also common, however most are being replaced with newer homes, or land subdivided to build high speck, side by side, semi detached, double story town houses. Properties closer to the beach and Hampton Shopping strip attract premium prices. Apartments and villa units are commonly found close to Hampton Train station and shopping strip.