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Suburb profile: Alphington, VIC 3078

Alphington is a quiet and peaceful suburb which is 7km north-east of Melbourne’s Central Business District. Part of the suburb is located within the City of Darebin, and parts are in the City of Yarra council area.

At the 2016 Census, Alphington had a population of 5,080. Bounded by the Yarra River in the south and Darebin Creek in the east, Alphington suburb shares the same post code with neighbouring suburb Fairfield.

There’s a variety of housing styles from which to choose, from 1970s brick veneer and period style to modern townhouses and larger homes. A coveted area and tightly held area - Alphington median prices for both houses and apartments have grown significantly over the years. Alphington has plenty of green open space, such as the Darebin Parklands, Alphington Park and the Latrobe Golf Club.

Alphington has plenty of places to go and enjoy nature – from the Bowls Club (pictured above) to parks and Golf Courses, sports grounds, wetlands and bike paths. Nor far from Alphington is the popular Yarra Bend Park, which is the largest area of natural bushland left in inner Melbourne.

There’s so much to do here from having a picnic to bush walking, mountain biking to hiring a boat or canoe from the Studley Park Boathouse. Plus take your pick from two Golf Courses – the Studley Park Golf Course or the Yarra Bend Golf Course.

The area around the Alphington railway station contains a stand of River Red Gum trees. The train station provides a direct link to the city (31 minutes) and neighbouring suburbs. A notable location in the part of Alphington to the south of Heidelberg Road is the revegetated wetlands. This area abuts the Yarra River, and includes the disused modification to the river bank once referred to as the Alphington Swimming Pool.

The Melbourne Innovation Centre is located north east of the railway station and adjacent to Darebin Creek Local schools include Alphington Grammar School, Alphington Primary School, and St Anthony's Primary School. However, Alphington residents north of Wingrove Street are within the zone for Fairfield Primary School.

Great for:

  • Parks & Recreation
  • Resale or Rental Value
  • Clean & Green
  • Public
  • Transport
  • Safe & Sound

Who lives here?

  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Singles
  • Retirees

Suburbs Nearby:

  • Fairfield
  • Kew East
  • Thornbury
  • Kew
  • Ivanhoe
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  • Preston
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