Set just 11kms east of Melbourne’s CBD, Canterbury is well known for its leafy boulevards, historic buildings and rich culture. Home to some of Melbourne’s oldest and most well known private schools, Canterbury hosts a wide variety of parks, shopping areas and is just a short walk or drive to the CBD.

Canterbury’s central location means it’s easily accessible to Melbourne city via rail, tram, bus and car. Due to the suburb’s location it is popular for families looking to be close to some of the best schools in Victoria. Highly regarded as one of Melbourne’s most exclusive suburbs, particular the “Golden Mile” which spans part of Mont Albert Road – the area is lined with century oak trees and mansions of some of the state’s most well known politicians, business leaders and sporting stars.

With a wide range of schools within the suburb, Canterbury is home to schools including Camberwell Grammar School, Camberwell Girls Grammar School, Strathcona Baptist Girls Grammar School, Camberwell High School, Canterbury Girls’ Secondary College and a range of public primary schools. Touted as housing a wide variety of blue-chip style homes, the suburb is popular for a wide variety of residents including families, retirees and business professionals.

Canterbury is located near a range of major transport options, and is only 11kms from the CBD. Canterbury railway station is located on the Lilydale and Belgrave lines and offers services to Flinders Street and beyond 7 days a week. Trams and buses run regularly through the area with a convenient amount of stops throughout the suburb.

Canterbury is a bustling suburb with a wide variety of local amenities including the main shopping area that is situated just around the corner from the railway station. The shopping precinct includes a range of retailers along Canterbury Road and there is also a range of retailers available along nearby Burke Road, Camberwell and Whitehorse Road, Balwyn.

An opulent area of Melbourne within close proximity to the CBD whilst retaining delightful leafy boulevards and exclusive residences, Canterbury is among the city’s most exclusive suburbs. With a range of great schools, shops, transport and parks Canterbury offers all the services and amenities residents require and expect from a blue chip suburb.

The median house price in Canterbury for the past 12 months was $2,737,500 and the median unit price was $1,374,750.

There are approximately 7,660 people living in Canterbury. Their median age is 42 with average household size of 2.8.

Median weekly household income is $1,961, monthly housing loan repayment is $2,000 and median weekly rent is $261.

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DateAddressTypeBedsBathsCarsSold For
Dec 165/26 Faversham Road Unit 2 1 1 $837,000
Dec 914 Golding Street House 4 2 2 Undisclosed
Dec 9134 Mont Albert Road House 5 2 6 Unsold
Dec 967 Mont Albert Road House 4 3 2 Undisclosed
Dec 91B Victoria Avenue House 5 5 4 Unsold
Dec 57 Gwenda Avenue House 5 5 2 Undisclosed
Dec 216 Logan Street House 4 2 2 Unsold
Dec 212/894 Burke Road Unit 2 1 1 Unsold
Dec 23/2A Wattle Valley Road Townhouse 2 1 1 Unsold
Nov 283/220 Canterbury Road Unit 2 2 1 Undisclosed
Nov 2538 Hopetoun Avenue House 3 2 4 $4,508,000
Nov 2542 Maysia Street House 4 2 2 Unsold
Nov 251/151 Prospect Hill Road Unit 3 1 2 $1,374,500
Nov 2526 Chaucer Crescent House 4 3 2 Unsold
Nov 252/151 Prospect Hill Road Unit 2 1 2 $1,374,500

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DateAddressTypeBedsBathsCarsAsking Price
Dec 7129 Canterbury Road House 4 4 2
Nov 2918 Monomeath Avenue House 4 2 2
Nov 2949 Mangarra Road House 5 5 4
Nov 2844 Balwyn Road House 4 2 2 $3,100,000
Nov 245/5 Willow Grove Apartment 2 1 1 $660,000
Nov 245/26 Faversham Road Unit 2 1 1 $780,000 – $840,000
Nov 2410 Parlington Street House 3 2 4
Nov 1814 Golding Street House 4 2 2
Nov 1867 Mont Albert Road House 4 3 2
Nov 181 Hocknell Street House 4 3 2
Nov 16134 Mont Albert Road House 5 2 6
Nov 161B Victoria Avenue House 5 5 4
Nov 111/22 Faversham Road Townhouse 4 3 4 $3,200,000 – $3,500,000
Nov 1185 Mont Albert Road House 5 7 6
Nov 113/22 Faversham Road Townhouse 4 3 2 $2,400,000 – $2,600,000

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DateAddressTypeBedsBathsCarsWeekly Rent
Dec 156 Mcgregor Street House 5 2 2 $1,550
Dec 141/9 Irilbarra Road Apartment 2 1 1 $430
Dec 131/11 Highfield Road Apartment 3 1 1 $560
Dec 125/20 Chaucer Crescent Unit 2 1 1 $440
Dec 127 Chaucer Crescent House 4 2 4 $1,100
Dec 119 Gascoyne Street House 4 2 2 $1,200
Dec 1121 Alexandra Avenue House 3 2 2 $1,300
Dec 114/28 Faversham Road Unit 2 1 2 $450
Dec 8237A Canterbury Road Apartment 1 1 $320
Dec 8101 Highfield Road House 3 1 1 $795
Dec 617 Hassett Street House 4 2 2 $800
Dec 610 Beaumont Street House 3 2 2 $850
Dec 5106 Canterbury Road Apartment 3 1 1 $435
Dec 312 Compton Street House 8 3 3 $800
Dec 19 Leeds Street House 5 3 2 $900

Local Schools

  • Canterbury
  • Camberwell High
  • Canterbury Girls
  • Camberwell Anglican Girls' Grammar
  • Camberwell Grammar
  • Strathcona Baptist Girls' Grammar
  • Strathcona Baptist Girls' Grammar - Mellor House - Strathcona Junior School

Real Estate Agencies

  • Fletchers
  • Fletchers - Canterbury
  • Fletchers Canterbury
  • Fletchers Real Estate
  • Jellis Craig
  • Jellis Craig & Company Pty Ltd
  • Jellis Craig Boroondara Group
  • Kay & Burton
  • Kay & Burton Hawthorn
  • Marshall White