Suburb Profile


Yallambie: A Safe Haven for Families and Children

Nestled just 25 minutes away from Melbourne’s Central Business District (CBD), is the cheerful suburb of Yallambie.  Once a military camp set up for the Australian Army during World War II, today it is home to the Simpson Army Barracks (formerly known as the Watsonia Military Camp).

Though not well known, Yallambie is a growing neighbourhood with several parks and schools, including Yallambie Park Pre-School and Streeton Primary School. It is located adjacent to a number of shopping precincts, along with a variety of other amenities.


Living in Yallambie

Real estate in Yallambie began its development in the late 1980s, when large tracts of land behind the barracks were converted to residential settlements.  What was once a military base is now home to a friendly suburb of over 4,000 people.

This locality is generally laidback and family-oriented.  The area provides a variety of activities for those looking at a house for sale or property to rent in Yallambie.

Residents of this suburb generally find that living in Yallambie is very affordable and convenient. It offers the benefits of being both close to the city and having a very relaxed atmosphere.

Parents here, are welcome to encourage their children into a number of fun activities including hiking, mountain biking, and wildlife watching (cockatoos, kangaroos, and magpies freely roam around the area).  The place is ideal for an active lifestyle as it offers a lot of open space and brings people closer to nature.

For anyone looking to make the move to Yallambie, the team at Morrison Kleeman Estate Agents are well-equipped to assist with all your property needs.  They have a variety of house, land and rental properties within Yallambie available, and are recognised for their excellent service.




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