Spotlight on Hawthorn, Australia

Aug 17 2012 / 11:54 am Was written by Atwell & Co. Comments Off

Hawthorn is an inner-city suburbs located just 6 km east of Melbourne’s central business district. Because of its proximity to the city centre, it is not surprising to note that it has a population of 19,784. Lots of city workers live in Hawthorn, with the suburb’s close proximity to the city playing a role in this. Glenferrie Road is a major center of commerce and activity in Greater Melbourne.

A major reason that Hawthorn continues to attract people is its close proximity to Swinburne University of Technology . Aside from this, there are a number of other education institutions in the area, including several primary and secondary schools. With the number of schools here, it is obvious that one of Hawthorn’s main attractions for all types of prospective buyers is the educational opportunities it offers.

For those who want to shop, the main thoroughfare of Glenferrie Road is a major destination. Among the numerous shops to be found here are department stores and specialty stores and restaurants, which Hawthorne is famous for. The number and the variety of restaurants reflect Hawthorne’s ethnic diversity. The suburb is also complete with all living amenities such as banks, supermarkets, a post office and more.

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