Altona VIC, 3018

Altona Real Estate: Suburb Profile

Does Altona, VIC 3018 real estate interest you? It's fundamental to evaluate if the area fits your budget and lifestlye. The Homes.com.au suburb profile focuses on providing the best information on Altona property prices, market trends & demographics so that we can enable you to be informed regarding your next property move.

If you are new to Altona, keep reading for a brief history lesson to learn more about the fantastic lifestyle and what the suburb has to offer.

Overview Altona lies to the southwest of Melbourne, Victoria. A truly multicultural hub, it boasts one of two swimming beaches to the west of Australia's second-largest metropolitan, with the CBD only 13 km away. It has over 10,762 residents at the 2016 census. Altona was the home of only woman Australian prime minister Julia Gillard.

Living in Altona Altona is the chosen place for families, professionals and retirees looking to live close to the countryside and beaches. About 405 of its population are migrants from England, India, New Zealand, Malta, Italy, and southeast Asia. Altona has an industrial zone in its north-western part. Altona beach lies on the southern border, while a coastal park forms its border with Kororoit Creek. There are plenty of open and recreational spaces. It has good train and bus connectivity while major arterial roads are in the vicinity. Altona is a haven for sports lovers with many land and water sports facilities throughout the suburb.

History of Altona The suburb is named after Altona, a city near Hamburg in Germany. The first permanent European settlement in the area dates back to 1842. Alfred Langhorne built a cottage there. German settler Frederick Taegtow, who came to the area and discovered coal there, named it after his hometown in 1861. The local economy flourished following coal mining until 1930. Altona got its post office in 1918.

Joseph Hammond did Australia's first cross-country flight from Altona to Geelong and also started the first passenger flight from the place in 1911. Altona expanded in the 1950s following a huge influx of European migrants.

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Real Estate Altona, 3018 Statistics

42yrs

Altona
Median Age

Demographic data provided by ABS 2016

Altona Median Property Price

Total properties sold in the last 12 months
House$1,050,000
Apartments / Units$725,000

Properties in Altona VIC, 3018

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Agents in Altona VIC, 3018

Brian Mark Real Estate
Property Agent Steve Harris
Brian Mark Real Estate

Steve Harris

Sales representative
Barry Plant Point Cook
Property Agent Ray Harb
Barry Plant Point Cook

Ray Harb

Sales representative
Ray White Taylors Lakes
Property Agent George Skizas
Ray White Taylors Lakes

George Skizas

Sales Executive
Pennisi Real Estate
Property Agent Andrew Pennisi
Pennisi Real Estate

Andrew Pennisi

P Di Natale Real Estate
Property Agent Craig Vilcins
P Di Natale Real Estate

Craig Vilcins

Senior Sales Consultant
Goldbank Real Estate Group Cranbourne
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Goldbank Real Estate Group Cranbourne

Sam Singh

Cooper Real Estate
Property Agent Ross Cooper
Cooper Real Estate

Ross Cooper

Sales representative
First National Barlow McEwan Tribe
Property Agent Anthony Molinia
First National Barlow McEwan Tribe

Anthony Molinia

Sales representative
Mancini Real Estate
Property Agent Eric Mancini
Mancini Real Estate

Eric Mancini

Sales representative
Burnham Real Estate Deer Park
Property Agent Fil Defina
Burnham Real Estate Deer Park

Fil Defina

Sales Executive

Agencies in Altona VIC, 3018

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Surfers Paradise

50 Cavill Avenue, Surfers Paradise QLD
For Sale by Owner

For Sale by Owner

Balaclava

Suite 3,19 Suite 1 19 William Street, Balaclava VIC
No Agent Property

No Agent Property

Brighton East

Suite 1a, 608 Hawthorn Road, Brighton East VIC
LJ Hooker Point Cook

LJ Hooker Point Cook

Point Cook

Shop 211 / 4 Main Street, Point Cook VIC
Triple One Group Pty Ltd

Triple One Group Pty Ltd

Brisbane

Suite 626 12B / 198 Adelaide Street, Brisbane QLD
Reliance Real Estate Melton

Reliance Real Estate Melton

Melton

Shop R06 Woodgrove Shopping Centre, Melton VIC
Barry Plant Point Cook

Barry Plant Point Cook

Point Cook

Shop 425, 1 Main Street, Point Cook VIC
Ray White Taylors Lakes

Ray White Taylors Lakes

Taylors Lakes

Shop 1, Shoppers Lane, Taylors Lakes VIC
Barry Plant St Albans

Barry Plant St Albans

St Albans

1-7 Elaine Street, St Albans VIC
First National Westwood

First National Westwood

Werribee

1 Synnot Street, Werribee VIC

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What pharmacies are there in Altona (Vic.)? Tom Sarros Pharmacy, Care Pharmacy.
What is the suburb of Altona, VIC postcode? The postcode for Altona, VIC is **3018**
What supermarkets are there in Altona (Vic.)? Altona IGA, Foodworks, Coles.
What's the size of Altona (Vic.)? Altona (Vic.) is 16.74 square kilometres and has a population of 2901.
What restaurants are there in Altona (Vic.)? Saigon Sun, Pho Vietnamese Cuisine, Dragon Temple Restaurant, Melissa Cakes.
What bottle shops are there in Altona (Vic.)? Cellarbrations.
What fitness centres are there in Altona (Vic.)? PilatesChoice.
What are the most common nationalities? The five most common nationalities of residents are: English, Irish, Scottish, Italian, Maltese.
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