Around Camberwell

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Camberwell is an affluent suburb in inner Melbourne, exuding polish and charm, with plenty of qualities to offer the modern family.

Named as a result of an early settler being reminded of the way the three main streets in the suburb intersected in the same way as the south London district named Camberwell, the suburb offers a touch of British charm in inner city Melbourne.

Camberwell is renowned for its refined allure, providing the perfect blend of suburban life for families and shopping precincts sparkling with vivacity.

Home to some of Melbourne’s most notable residents, including acclaimed Hollywood actor Geoffrey Rush and the iconic Minogue sisters, Camberwell is both sophisticated and charming.

The streets are beautifully lined with sumptuous foliage and host a mix of heritage houses and contemporary abodes, signature to the area. Noted for its iconic Art Deco architecture, the Rivoli Cinema is located on Camberwell Road, near Camberwell Junction and underwent a complete restoration in 2000 to bring its historic façade back to life.

Residents can enjoy local recreational facilities in abundance as Camberwell hosts several parks, reserves and playgrounds beckoning an active lifestyle.

A perfect choice for raising a family, Camberwell is home to some of Melbourne’s most reputable schools, including Camberwell Grammar School, Camberwell Girls Grammar School, Camberwell High School and Sienna College.

The Sunday Camberwell Market is a local treasure, and has been in operation since 1976 by the Rotary Club of Balwyn. Attracting over 370 stalls each weekend, market goers eagerly await, ready to find a gem or two.

Camberwell has cultural amenities aplenty with local cafes, restaurants, nightlife, cinemas and shopping boutiques on offer, or take a short ride into the Melbourne CBD to enjoy the bustle of the city.

Camberwell – understated elegance.