The Yarra River spurned a number of farming properties in the mid 1880s most notably the “Willsmere Estate” now the home to an apartment complex and new homes in a mews-style development, plus “Belford” now the Kew Golf Course alongside Green Acres Golf Club. The homes in Kew East range from between-the-wars Californian and Art Deco styles to the more recent comfortable family homes built in the 1940s, 50s and 60s when the suburb flourished quickly. Residents enjoy all the benefits of neighbouring Kew with access to Kew or North Balwyn shopping, excellent public transport and immediate proximity to EastLink for commuting to the CBD or the Mornington Peninsula. Also the ever popular Hays Paddock attracts visitors from around Melbourne as well as young families from the area.
Tucked away from the hustle and bustle is Kew East, a quieter more laid back suburb that has a slower pace of living.
Kew East is home to older families and mature couples who are looking to stay close to the city but still enjoy a more tranquil, suburban lifestyle.
Period homes, stately mansions and contemporary townhouses line the leafy, streets of Kew East, giving the neighbourhood both a prestigious and welcoming feel.
Kew East is also studded with plenty of open parks, golf clubs and is easily accessible to the Yarra bike path.
Being less than 10km from the CBD, Kew East also has plenty of amenities and conveniences including public transport, restaurants, shopping and esteemed schools.
With its peaceful lifestyle, proximity to the city and prestigious surroundings, it is easy to see why Kew East is one of Melbourne’s most sought after suburbs.
Marshall White is one of the leading realtors in Kew East and has been helping families to buy and sell property in the area for over 50 years.
Throughout the years, Marshall White has earned a solid reputation and has become one of the most trusted and dependable realtors in Kew East.
Competition is high in the area and the average home for sale in Kew East attracts over 1,200 buyers, which is more than double the average for the rest of Victoria. This means that it is necessary for both buyers and sellers to align themselves with the best Kew East real estate agents in the business.
Due to Marshall White’s solid reputation in Kew East, our agents have been responsible for selling some of the most prestigious and desirable homes in the area at record prices.
Here are just some of the Kew East houses for sale that our team have recently sold at excellent prices –
8 Lister Street (5 bed/3 bath)- $2,230,000
21 Baker Avenue (5 bed/2 bath)- $2,100,000
7 Spruzen Avenue (3 bed/1 bath)- $1,660,000
49 Oswin Street (2 bed/1 bath)- $1,750,000
8 Munro Street (4 bed/2 bath)- $1,910,000
8 Boorool Road (2 bed/1 bath)- $1,511,000
14 Irymple Avenue (3 bed/1 bath)- $1,135,000
If you are interested in selling your property or in Kew East real estate for sale, contact one of our agents today to see how we can help you.
Kew East is a timeless and classic Melbourne suburb that features period homes, stately mansions, quaint Edwardians and even contemporary designs.
Being close to the CBD and the neighbouring suburbs of Kew and Ivanhoe, put Kew East in a prime position, which is highly sought after by mature families, couples and singles.
Currently, around 40 percent of those interested in Kew East real estate are mature or established families, followed by mature singles and retired couples, which make up around 12 percent.
Older families are typically drawn to the area due to the laidback lifestyle, as well as the proximity to many prestigious high schools, including Carey Baptist Grammar, Ivanhoe Grammar and Kew High School.
Public transport, parks and other amenities in Kew East are also plentiful, which adds to the appeal of the area.
Houses for sale in Kew East average around $1.7 million, making it one of Melbourne’s more expensive suburbs. A 3-bedroom home averages $1.6 million, whereas a 4-bedroom home averages closer to $1.9 to $2 million.
Units and townhouses are also in high demand in Kew East, and average approximately $600k for a 2-bedroom place and $960k and up for 3 or more bedrooms.
Renters in Kew East pay on average $400-600 per week depending on the size and exact location.
Kew East may appeal to more mature demographic, but its proximity to the CBD and ample amenities means that there is truly something for the whole family.
Marshall White are the experts >when it comes to buying, selling or leasing your Kew East property.
Our agents use some of the most advanced and effective techniques when it comes to marketing, promoting and showcasing your home, helping us to stay miles ahead of the competition.
Our agents are also willing to go above and beyond to help you earn the best price, no matter if you are buying or selling.
As part of our commitment to our clients, Marshall White also offers professional property management services for those with rental or investment properties in Kew East.
Our services include managing repairs, finding tenants, collecting rent and ensuring that your rental property is kept in pristine condition.
We pride ourselves on achieving results for our clients every single time, which is why Marshall White has earned one of the best reputations in the Kew East area and beyond.
If you are interested in any of Marshall White’s real estate services, contact us today for more information.