Forest Hill, 3131 Suburb Profile

About Forest Hill

Forest Hill is a suburb in Victoria, 19km South-East of Melbourne CBD. It is home to 10626 residents, who tend to be 65+ year old professionals, with a bachelor in the field of IT. They are home owners with kids, 2 cars and prefer public transport as their primary transport method. There are 4240 properties in Forest Hill, with 3 Bed Townhouse a typical type of dwelling in the area.

Lifestyle At a Glance

  • Transport: Average
  • Cafes: Okay
  • Parks: Great
  • Beaches: Subpar
  • Schools: Good
  • Retail: Good
  • Safety: 92

Public Transport

Below average for public transport: Serviced by Nunawading train station (Lilydale,Belgrave lines). Around 60 to 81 minutes to City Centre.

Proppy scores Forest Hill 2 out of 5 for public transport.

Cafes & Restaurants

Ok for cafes/restaurants with plenty on Canterbury Road, and more than a few on Springvale Road & on Mahoneys Road.

Proppy scores Forest Hill 3 out of 5 for cafes and restaurants.

Parks

Great for parks, notable parks: Forest Hill Reserve, Glen Valley Road Reserve & Blackburn Lake Sanctuary.

Proppy scores Forest Hill 5 out of 5 for parks.

Beaches

Poor for beaches, nearest notable beach more than 15KM away.

Proppy scores Forest Hill 1 out of 5 for beaches.

Schools

Good for public education; Burwood Heights Primary School (high performing), Parkmore Primary School (average performing), Forest Hill College (below avearge performing).

Proppy scores Forest Hill 4 out of 5 for public schools.

Retail

Good for retail with easy access to Forest Hill Chase Shopping Centre, The Glen & Burwood One Shopping Centre.

Proppy scores Forest Hill 4 out of 5 for retail.

Safety

Is Forest Hill a safe suburb? Crime rate is well below VIC average, with serious assaults & drug trafficking both significantly lower than state average.

Proppy scores Forest Hill 92 out of 100 for safety.

Forest Hill Sales History

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Some quarters may not show any data if there were too few sales for a meaningful trend.

Some quarters may not show any data if there were too few sales for a meaningful trend.

Location and FAQs

Where is Forest Hill?

Forest Hill is a suburb in Victoria, 19km South-East of Melbourne CBD.

What is Forest Hill's postcode?

The postcode in Forest Hill is 3131.

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