Mornington’s relaxed lifestyle, all cafe charm without city bustle, is a major drawcard for families loyal to the area and people enjoying a post-work leisure lifestyle. It’s all there on a platter for you, from shopping to movies to galleries, wineries and Italian delicatessens in this family-friendly seaside town.
Quaint old weatherboards with cottage gardens meet designer units, sleek apartment complexes and cliff-side, daydream mansions with views to the horizon and back.
The Median house property price at the 13th of February 2017 is $695,000. The median rental return for a house in Mornington is $440 per week at the same period.
Mornington shows a higher market demand then the Victorian average with 794 visits per listed property.
Dreaming of a sea change but don’t want to give up your cafe lifestyle? Mornington can meet you in the middle with its urban bayside charm.
Just an hour from the city, Mornington is a large, effervescent seaside village, brimming with that feel-good vibe that comes from amazing sea views, award-winning restaurants and a gentle, family-friendly way of life. Mornington’s got all the amenities you need without having to go shoulder-to-shoulder with the peak hour crowds.
With its gentle pace and room to move, Mornington is perfect for families with kids edging towards independence. The leisurely lifestyle also makes it an attractive place for older people who don’t need to race off to work anymore.
A bright sea breeze sets the tone of the Mornington lifestyle, making it an incredibly popular destination for summer tourists, but day to day, the locals love it as they walk their dogs on the beach, peruse the Main Street market every Wednesday, relax over wine and antipasto at DOC or scurry into the industrial backstreet for filter coffee at Commonfolk.
Schools are plentiful in the area, and the area is well serviced by buses and excellent council facilities for older residents. There’s a cosy cinema, good local theatre and outdoor concerts held at local wineries and the Mornington Racecourse.
Mornington’s quaint heritage can still be found in some of the streets behind Main Street, the major thoroughfare through Mornington, and impressive double-story homes sit pretty along the Esplanade with a killer sea view.
Roomier, more modern homes and some very contemporary new units and estates are increasingly more common, along with smart new apartments for that city-by-the-bay lifestyle.
Mornington has a relaxed lifestyle, a sense of community and charm to burn. It’s perfect for families, well equipped for older locals, and a treasure trove for cafe lovers. With a good bus network, plenty of schools and a sea view that just won’t quit, this town is a hard act to follow.
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