The town of Prahran is situated just five kilometres to the south-east of Melbourne’s central business district. This charming suburb is home to around 12,000 residents, many of which make the quick and simple commute to work in the big city while enjoying the advantages of living in the town of Prahran.
Prhran is famous for its large number of historical buildings, and people who have a love for history will be able to find many of these enchanting buildings on the real estate market. of course, there are also plenty of more modern properties to choose from and property prices tend to be much lower in Prahran compared to those in the heart of Melbourne.
The main shopping area of Prahran is situated on and around Chapel Street and there are plenty of upscale fashion boutiques to be found here as well as several chic cafes. These are also plenty of amenities to be found on nearby Greville Street including bars, restaurants, cafes, bookshops and music shops. This is a great place to simply sit on a sunny day and watch the world go by.
Lovers of architecture will want to take a stroll along Chapel Street on a sunny day. Some of the beautiful buildings that are just waiting to be admired here include the late 19th century Prahran Arcade, Reads Emporium, Big Store, Maples Corner and Love & Lewis. Wattle Street boasts several stunning double story Victorian terraces, and lucky home hunters may even be able to move into one of these attractive buildings.
The pretty Princes Gardens makes an excellent place to relax and unwind on a sunny day. Plenty of other small gardens are scattered through the suburb of Prahran, including Grattan Gardens, the Victoria Gardens and Orrong Romanis Park, which is the largest park in the whole of Prahran.