Armadale Suburb Review (Melbourne, Victoria)

Within 7 kms of Melbourne’s Central Business District and bordering Toorak and neighbouring suburbs Malvern, Prahran and South Yarra, Armadale is considered one of the state’s most sought after blue chip locations for property investment.

With the likes of Glenferrie Road and High Street's boutique shops, restaurants, eateries and cafes , Armadale is well known for its diversity of shopping. Armadale is within proximity to a number of Melbourne’s leading private schools, parks lands such as Toorak Park, Victory Square Reserve, Armadale Reserve and the Union Street Gardens.

Armadale offers a variety of housing for property investment which includes low rise, low density apartment living, contemporary and period homes in picturesque tree lined streets with a balanced offering or new and old. Over the years, many changes to infrastructures including transportation has played a vital part to Armadale's accessibility to C.B.D.


Most sought after properties:

First home buyers and property investors alike are drawn to Armadale and appreciate the apartment living. Armadale homeowners have enjoyed the award winning modern architectural splendours and charming Edwardian/Victorian period homes.


Most common properties:

The properties in Armadale mostly comprise of Art Deco apartments, 60’s & 70’s apartments, period homes, modern townhouses and homes.


Top amenities:

Accessibility to both primary and secondary schools within the immediate area, a number of green parklands which include Orrong Park, Victory Square, Armadale Reserve, Union Street Gardens. The city of Stonnington boasts some of the best aquatic facilities in the state, is home to more than 60 sporting clubs, ‘Grow With Us’ is a Council initiative encouraging young people aged 10-18 offering a range of free sporting and recreation programs. Arts and Cultural Development contributes to the continual wellbeing of the Stonnington Community.


Local industry and business:

Armadale is predominately a residential suburb, there is a good mixture of retail and other small business trade within the demographic and surrounding suburbs.


Recent changes:

Beside the ever growing popularity of low density apartment living the general focus in recent times has been sustainability. The local City of Stonnington is continually enhancing the sustainability though different programs aimed at leading and implementing a range of environmental services and initiatives that are designed to protect our assets for generations to come. These include biodiversity, water management, waste and recycling, sustainable transport which involves improving transport, access and movement and energy efficiency and greenhouse impact resolution and awareness.

There are a number of medium rise new apartment buildings planned along High Street Armadale, which will add to the diversity of properties on offer.


Best streets:

The best streets in Armadale for property investment are the leafy wide tree lined streets with proximity to amenities including shops, public transport, schools, parks and cafes.


Public transport:

Armadale is superbly supplied with a number of tram routes and train lines with heading towards the C.B.D. There are also a number of bus lines serving the suburb.


Main arteries:

The main roads of Armadale include Princess Highway, High Street, Kooyong Road, Malvern Road, Glenferrie Road and Orrong Road.


Armadale Buyers Agents

Over the years the experiences Buyer’s Agents at Metropole have helped many property investors and home buyers purchase in this area. Why not click here and leave your details so we can be in contact and help you with your property search the best investment property for your portfolio in Armadale.