Located in the City of Greater Dandenong, the residents of Springvale have a diverse cultural background, with more than 69% of the community being born overseas. During the 1970s and 1980s, a large number of Vietnamese moved to Springvale. As a result, the community has a vibrant culture with markets, shops, and restaurants.
Families, retirees, or anyone seeking affordable housing will appreciate this area. Many people are choosing to relocate to the area due to its liveability. There is a sizable market of family homes in Springvale, many of which are large, well-maintained and on quiet streets. Springvale offers a superb suburban experience for people looking for a suburb to relocate to. Housing prices in Springvale have been lower than the average for metropolitan Melbourne, allowing many people to get a foot in the door of the Melbourne real estate market.
The Springvale train station on the Dandenong-Pakenham line runs directly to Melbourne, providing easy access to the city and inner-city amenities.
For entertainment, you can go to the Sandown Racetrack for horse and car racing events and an assortment of exhibitions. Or you can wander across the road to the greyhound racing track. For the kids, there is Ross Reserve. The reserve has a Little Athletics track, skate park and an aquatic centre.