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Suburb profile: Wantirna South, VIC 3152

Wantirna South is located 26 km east of the CBD, located within the City of Knox.

Close enough to the city to be convenient and get there in a timely manner, yet far enough to not be congested with traffic. Local shopping centre, Westfield Knox, was occasionally used for the filming of TV show ‘Neighbours’.

Selling points: Wantirna South’s proximity to all amenities and services provides an exceptional lifestyle for a large diverse group of families. With four three Primary Schools, The Knox School, Waverley & St Andrews Christian College, an abundance of parklands and easy access to local shops and Westfield Knox Shopping Centre; life is easy going in this leafy suburb.

Most sought-after properties: Four to five bedroom family homes on approx. 800sqm of land are the most sought after in quiet cul-de-sacs of The Knox College Estate situated in the heart of Wantirna South. If you are lucky enough to buy one of these properties then you will be surrounding yourself in a picturesque neighbourhood that you will never want to leave.

Most common properties: 1980 to 1990 brick veneer 4 to 5 bedroom homes are the most sought after properties in Wantirna South. We have seen over the past 5 years a number of new homes being built in Wantirna South and with the addition of the new Harcrest Estate by Mirvac on Stud Rd there is a huge range of designs and sizes to select from.

Top amenities: Knox Westfield Shopping Centre provides many attractions including restaurants, cinemas & over 200 designer shops. Well regarded local schools include The Knox School, Waverley Christian College the St Andrews Christian College to service all of your children’s education needs. Plenty of open parklands for all enjoy, local sporting clubs and easy access to the Eastlink to commute to the CBD

Local industry and business: Many residents commute to Melbourne’s CBD. Local traders include shop owners and staff at the High Street Rd Shops and Westfield Knox Shopping Centre, ranging from cafes to boutique shops including many hospitality employees.

Recent changes: Westfield Knox Shopping Centre has had some significant upgrades over the past five years. The City of Knox has always held a vision to improve local infrastructure; most recently the Knox Regional Sports Centre in Wantirna South provides an amazing outdoor sports facility for sports lovers of all ages. In 2010 the St Andrews Christian College was opened in Tyner Rd Wantirna South which has built a well-regarded name in the local community.

Best streets: Freemantle Drive, Wantirna South is arguably the best regarded street with quiet leafy courts branching off offering large prestigious property ranging from $800,000 - $1,300,000. The most sought after area in Wantirna South is known as the Knox College Estate due to its proximity to The Knox School, Waverley Christian College and its family neighbourhood feel. We can’t look past some other hidden gems like Renou Road, Wakley Crescent, and the Cathies Lane prescient.

Public transport: There are a number of buses along Burwood Highway, Stud & High Street Road, not to mention the central bus hub at Westfield Knox which has direct links to Mitcham, Glen Waverley train stations.

Main arteries: The main roads that service the Wantirna South area are Burwood Highway, Stud and High Street Road. In June 2007 travel time was definitely cut short with the opening of Eastlink if you were heading to the beach of CBD.

Great for:

  • Schools
  • Safe & Sound
  • Peace & Quiet
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Clean & Green

Who lives here?

  • Families with kids
  • Professionals
  • Retirees
  • Singles
  • Trendy & Stylish

Reference: Homely and Wikipedia

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