Kensington

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Located 4 km north west of the CBD with a population of 8675 (2006 census).  Kensington is a growing suburb with a diverse population.  Immigrants ranging from locations such as Vietnam, China, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Greece, Egypt and more recently  Somalia and other African nations populate the suburb.  The area contains a fairly high proportion of government housing, and as such there is a large proportion of tenanted accommodation. Recreational facilities in the area are concentrated around the J.J. Holland Park.


Amenities:

Schools;

Kensington North Melbourne PS

Holy Rosary Catholic PS

Kensington Community High School

Transport; Kensington, South Kensington and Macaulay railway stations. Bus service 402 and 404.

Shopping

The main shopping strip in Kensington is located on Macaulay Road – it contains a range of restaurants, pubs, supermarkets, grocery stores and cafes


House Styles:

Detached housing is commonly period in style – Double and single fronted weatherboard, Victorian or Edwardian designs are common. Newer housing estates have been tagged onto the suburb and therefore expect to find a growing number of high rise apartment blocks and rows of small 2 or 3 bedroom terrace town houses.


Recent Sales:

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