Suburb Property Profile: Mount Waverley, VIC 3149


Thinking about buying an off the plan property in Mount Waverley, Victoria? Whether it's an off the plan apartment, townhouse or house and land package, you'll want to discover the Location Demographics, Travel & Infrastructure, Shopping and Schools & Recreation.


Location Demographics

Filled with nature reserves, the welcoming suburb of Mount Waverley can be found close to 22 km south-east of Melbourne’s vibrant Central Business District. It belongs to the diverse City of Monash and used to be a part of the Parish of Mulgrave during the late 1800s. The town is well known for its historical heritage streets which date back to the 1930s and for having quite a few commercial and industrial companies. 

Set in a peaceful environment and at an accessible location, families, students, singles and professionals have happily moved into the neighbourhood. More people continue to be drawn to the area, especially for its amenities and leafy surroundings. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the total population is made up of more than 35 300 residents and the median age is 40 years old. The most popular age group is between 50 to 55 years old and there are around 10 000 families. Currently, the amount of private dwellings is estimated to be close to 14 000 properties. 

Federal Reserve Playground

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Travel & Infrastructure

Passengers are able to conveniently choose from different types of public transport services just around the corner. Within walking distance, the Mount Waverley Railway Station is operated by Metro Trains and has 2 platforms following along the Glen Waverley Train Line. To add, the Jordanville Railway Station is just 3kms away. You are also able to catch the bus with a couple of stops on Stephensons Road. Those travelling by car are quickly linked to the Monash Freeway for uninterrupted trips.

In consultation with the local community, the City of Monash has put together the Mount Waverley Activity Centre Structure Plan which outlines a plan for growth and improvement towards the year 2036. The vision will guide the delivery of future initiatives and projects through key directions. The aim of the directions includes fostering a vibrant village, supporting diverse housing choices, boosting the people’s health and well-being, enabling everyone to move easily and safely and strengthening the village’s sense of place. 

Riversdale Golf Club

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Shoppers can instantly find their retail needs with a mix of stores and brands in the vicinity. At the centre of town, the Mount Waverley Village provides casual dining, fresh produce and services. On the other hand, the Pinewood Shopping Village also has supermarkets and cafes. When it comes to dining, there are a number of restaurants all serving a variety of cuisines. The Piccolino Restaurant brings a contemporary venue with tasty Italian meals while the Le Gaulois Restaurant has traditional French dishes with a modern twist. For an upbeat dinner with a delicious Mexican menu, head to the Nachos Cantina Restaurant on Waverley Road or taste the unique burgers from the Black Label Grill Restaurant. 


Schools & Recreation

There are numerous schools nearby that look after younger and older students. Both a short walk, the Mount Waverley Primary School and the Mount Waverley Preschool welcome children in early year levels. Mount Waverley Secondary College is on Stephensons Road and has a Junior and Senior Campus. Private education is also an option with the Avila College for girls right around the corner and the Wesley College Glen Waverley Campus just 3 km by car. Build up more skills at the Cantabile School of Music, the Just Swimming Wesley Swimming School, the Charteris Music School and the New Star Art School. Furthermore, the Holmesglen Institute Glen Waverley Campus is under 4kms away. 

Be a part of the charming and safe community at Mount Waverley and find time to unwind with lots of open spaces. Have a picnic at the Valley Reserve with bbq facilities and a big playground. You can also bring the kids for a play at the Federal Reserve Playground or at the Beverley Grove Playground. Recognised as the second oldest golf club in Victoria, the Riversdale Golf Club is a great setting for a game of golf with friends. Get active at the Melbourne Unique Badminton Centre or go swimming at the Monash Aquatic & Recreation Centre which is only a 4km drive. For more, catch a movie at the Waverley Cinema or enjoy a nice stroll at the Waverley Road Basin.

If you’re searching for the ideal place to build or invest in a new home, settle in comfortably in the lovely suburb of Mount Waverley. 

Monash Aquatic & Recreation Centre

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Published on 4th of January 2023 by Davina Deluao
Davina Deluao
Davina Deluao

Davina graduated from Swinburne University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Journalism. Through travelling and studying abroad in NYC and LA, her interests in property and design grew and became a strong pursuit. Davina has been writing for iBuildNew Group since 2019.


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