City of Glen Eira

Beautiful parks, top-class schools, unbeatable recreation facilities, and excellent public transport ensure Glen Eira remains one of Melbourne’s most liveable municipalities.

From the picture-perfect period homes of Ormond and Elsternwick, to the chic apartments of Caulfield and Carnegie, and the roomy family homes of Bentleigh, McKinnon and Glen Huntly, Glen Eira caters to a wide range of lifestyles. With a thriving arts and culture scene, Elsternwick’s much-loved Classic Cinema, and an impressive array of bars, boutiques and restaurants, Glen Eira’s enviable lifestyle offers something for everyone. Vibrant boutique shopping in Glen Huntly Road, Ormond and Bentleigh villages provide the perfect blend of cafes, cuisine, fashion and homewares, complemented by easy access to Chadstone Shopping Centre.

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Glen Eria

A family favourite


Families flock to the area for its high-performing schools, including Bentleigh, Glen Eira and McKinnon secondary colleges; Caulfield, Kilvington, and Melbourne grammar schools; and Monash University’s Caulfield campus. Glen Eira’s winning selection of sporting venues includes the Glen Eira Sports and Aquatic Centre and Caulfield Racecourse - one of Australia’s premier venues. High-quality healthcare is within easy reach, including Caulfield and Moorabbin hospitals and a variety of specialist medical, nursing and allied health services. Three train lines, five tram services, and an extensive bus network keep Glen Eira residents well connected.

Beautifully manicured gardens and reserves like Princes and Caulfield parks and 28 dog parks for pampered pooches are another

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City of Glen Eira


Bentleigh, Bentleigh East, Brighton East, Carnegie, Caulfield, Caulfield East, Caulfield North, Caulfield South, Coatesville, Elsternwick, Gardenvale, Glen Huntly, Hopetoun Gardens, McKinnon, Murrumbeena, Ormond, Patterson and St Kilda East.


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*Data sourced from 2021 Census.
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Area attractions​


Caufield Racecourse
Labassa Mansion
Monash University
Rippon Lea Estate

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Suburb Insights

Know your postcode


A reliable snapshot of the property market in Glen Eira