Area Profiles

Chirnside Park

The suburb of Chirnside Park is located 33km north-east of Melbourne. It is one of the major metropolitan residential areas within Yarra Ranges.

Chirnside Park has maintained a rural flavour, extending well into the Yarra Valley to the north, with commercial wineries, orchards and livestock farming, as well as large area residential estates. The Heritage Golf and Country Club, designed by Jack Nicklaus, also nestles in the northwest corner of the suburb directly on the Yarra Valley.

Chirnside Park Shopping Centre is the premier retail offer of the Yarra Valley, servicing the community since 1979. With an extensive selection of stores, Chirnside Park houses major stores including Kmart, Target, Safeway, Coles and Aldi all under the one roof. With over 120 specialty stores including a wide variety of quality Fresh Food retailers, Chirnside Park is a convenient and value driven centre for the whole family.

Chirnside Park is also the destination for dining and entertainment, with a state of the art eight-screen Reading Cinemas flanked by great family dining venues including Noodle Box, Bonavita Restaurant, Nando’s and Subway.  The Chirnside Homemaker Centre also hold a great variety of shops for all your needs such as Fit Gym, Petbarn, Forty Winks and many other shops.

The new Cloverlea Estate which is currently under development will encompass more than 530 assorted allotments across 59 hectares of land. More than 20 per cent of Cloverlea will be dedicated to public open space, which includes a beautifully landscaped Rain Garden and a variety of walking tracks.  With 200 allotments already sold, Cloverlea development is one of Victoria’s fastest growing residential communities.   The Gardens Estate on the corner of Black Springs Rd & Kimberley Drive has now been completed.

It is home to great primary schools such as Chirnside Park Primary and to Oxley College, which is a coeducational Christian school providing education from preschool to year 12.

The Bushy Creek area that rises in Mooroolbark and runs through the Chirnside Park area has been listed as a site of zoological significance as it remains one of the few wetlands on the eastern side of Melbourne.

With the parks natural splendor and the rural flavor of the area, offers quality living that’s hard to beat.

The most recent median house price for Chirnside Park is $690,000.