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  • The Pom Queen
    The Pom Queen

    Mitcham - Melbourne Suburbs

    Mitcham

     

    Intro 

     

    1D17BE64-D581-4391-98AD-1AFA94FB2B58.jpegMitcham is a suburb of Melbourne’s and is located about 21 km east of Melbourne’s CBD. The City of Whitehorse is Mitcham’s local municipality. Post code is 3132This suburb is a very beautiful and green suburb which is situated in a great location. It is a nice and quietfamily suburb with parks, schools, cafes, banks, etc. There are many large shopping centres nearby and is neighboured by top rated suburbs like Donvale, Blackburn, Nunawading and Vermont. 

    The suburb Mitcham was named after a farm property known as Mitcham Grove. Mitcham Grove was owned by a man William Slater. He used to grow roses and herbs used to produce fragrances and different remedies.

    Demographics

    According to the 2016 census, the population of Mitcham was at 16,148. Median age of people in Mitcham is 38. Common ancestries in Mitcham include 23.2% English, 20.7 %Australian, 11.3% Chinese, 8.1% Irish and 7.1%.ScottishTop languages spoken other than English are Mandarin, Cantonese, Italian, Vietnamese and Persian. Common professions in Mitcham include Professionals, Clerical and Administrative Workers, Managers, Technicians, Tradies, Community Service Workers, etc. Median weekly rent showed for individuals was$363. Median mortgage repayments were at $2000.

    Schools

     

    0120387A-9789-48CC-B741-F61E6C8969F6.jpegFollowing is a list of kindergarten, primary, secondary and high schools located in Mitcham:

    • Mitcham Primary School
    • Mitcham Girls High School
    • Mitcham Village Kindergarten

    Transport 

    Mitcham is just 20 km away from the city. Public transport is convenient. It is very easy to get to the city via train in just 30 minutes when you take the express. .The suburb is situated between major freeways which includes Eastern freeway and Eastlink. 

     

     

    51F5C30B-20D3-431E-BE66-A4AE59E41D12.jpegReal Estate 

    If you are looking to buy a house or just want general information of the median of buying a house or unit in Mitcham following are the 2018 figures:

    ➢ 2 bedroom house-  $718
    ➢ 3 bedroom house - $965
    ➢ 4 bedroom house $1.129 million

    The medians for units in Mitcham are:

    ➢ 1 bedroom unit- $295k
    ➢ 2 bedroom unit- $542k
    ➢ 3 bedroom unit- $775k

    Median Rent would be $435 per week. The market in Mitcham is considered to be a high demand market as there are many people seeking to rent houses. The median house sales price in this suburb has increased by 77.1%

    Health

    You can visit your local GP and nurse at medical clinics situated within Mitcham at:

    • North Mitcham Clinic
    • Whitehorse Medical Centre
    • Holloway Mitcham Podiatry
    • Mitcham Health Centre
    • Ringwood Clinic

    There are also some dental clinics in Mitcham which include Mitcham Dental Clinic and Brighter Smiles Family Dental Care.

    Shopping

    Mitcham is the hub of the eastern suburbs. There is a large selection of big shopping centres around which includes Mitcham Square Shopping CentreDoncaster Shopping Centre, Eastland Shopping centre, Knox Shopping Centre, The Glen Shopping Centre, Forest Hill Shopping Centre and Chadstone Shopping Centre. 

     

    Parks/Reserves

    There are many parks and reserves in Mitcham where you can enjoy beautiful green scenery, go on walks/trails, cycle, take kids out to play etc. 

    • Antonio Park
    • Halliday Park
    • Heatherdale Reserve
    • Yarran Dheran Nature Reserve
    • Eastlink Trail
    • Dalmor Avenue Reserve
    • Box Hill to Ringwood shared use path

     

    Restaurants

    In Mitcham there are a number of restaurants and takeaways where you enjoy a variety of cuisines. Here are the names of a few places:

    • Bucatini Restaurant & Bar – A wide variety which includes grain fed beef, seafood, pasta, veal, chicken, etc. 
    • Natalie's Restaurant- Modern Australian cuisine
    • Elate Kitchen Chinese Restaurant- Chinese Cuisine
    • Horapa- Thai Cuisine
    • Sapporo Restaurant- Japanese Cuisine
    • Khusboo Indian Restaurant & Takeaway- Indian Cuisine

     

    What locals have to say

    ➢ Very safe and sound
    ➢ Not known for night-life
    ➢ Dog friendly
    ➢ Love the express trains to the city 
    ➢ Close to large shopping centres
    ➢ Convenient location
    ➢ Access to freeways
    ➢ Green and leafy

     

     

     

    Edited by The Pom Queen




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