Ashburton is blessed with parks, bike trails, large residential blocks, an excellent range of public and private schools and has fantastic access to recreational facilities & public transport.
Retail lovers will also enjoy the vibrant local shopping strip on High Street and easy access to Chadstone for a world class shopping experience.
Ashburton is served by three primary schools: St Michael's Parish School is a Catholic co-ed primary school. Solway Primary School and Ashburton Primary School are government primary schools.
The suburb also offers student housing (operated by the Ashburton Baptist Church) due to its proximity to the Holmesglen Institute of TAFE, Monash University (Caulfield and Clayton campuses), Deakin University (Burwood campus) and Swinburne University (Hawthorn campus).
For the sports lovers, and families with young children, Ashburton offers the following recreational interests and sporting clubs:
- Ashburton Pool and Recreation Centre (YMCA)
- Solway Basketball Club
- Auskick at Watson Park
- Ashburton United Soccer Club
- Ashburton Women's Soccer Club
- Ashburton United Junior Football Club (The Ashy Redbacks)
- Ashburton Young Cricketers (AYC) Cricket Club
- Ashburton Willows Cricket Club
- Ashburton Bowls Club
- Parks & Recreation
- Public Transport
- Peace & Quiet
Who lives here?
- Families with kids
- Glen Iris
- Malvern East
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