If you are considering buying, renting, or investing in Bellbrae, VIC 3228, it's crucial to decide if it is an ideal option for you (and your family?). The Homes.com.au suburb profile aims to give you a better understanding of Bellbrae house prices, demographics & market trends so we can help you make an intelligent decision about your next property move.
If you're considering a move to Bellbrae, have a little read of our history lesson to discover the lifestyle and what the suburb has to offer.
Overview Bellbrae is a small rural suburb within the local government area of Surf Coast. It is about 84 kilometres from the Melbourne Central Business District. Its neighbouring localities are Freshwater Creek, Jan Juc, Anglesea, Bells Beach, and Torquay. According to the 2016 census, it had a population of 865.
Living in Bellbrae Bellbrae is bound to the Great Ocean Road between Torquay and Anglesea. Tourists wishing to explore the Great Ocean Road usually stop over at Bellbrae to visit the famous Bells Beach and other seaside localities.
Bellbrae has a football oval and a public hall. The locality also has a primary school, the Bellbrae Primary.
Locals usually do their shopping at Torquay and Anglesea in the south. They can also go further north in Geelong. Bellbrae is inhabited by hobby farmers. 10% of its population live in rental accommodations.
Bellbrae has an estate and a winery which tourists also visit. A golf club, the Bellbrae Country Club, is also nestled in the area's rolling hills.
History of Bellbrae Bellbrae was part of inland Jan Juc. It was formed in 1860. Ten years after its foundation, a public school was opened, along with Wesleyan and Independent churches. A library and a mechanics' institute was also opened in 1887. The mechanics' institute remains open to this day.
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