Whether you're buying, renting, or investing in Ivanhoe East, VIC 3079, it is a good first step to understand if the area fits your budget and lifestlye. The Homes.com.au suburb profile provides the statistics on Ivanhoe East house prices, demographics & market trends so that we can help you make an informed decision about your potential move to the suburb.
If you are making a move to Ivanhoe East, continue reading for a brief history lesson to find out more about the amazing lifestyle and what the suburb has to offer.
Overview Ivanhoe is a suburb in Melbourne, just nine kilometres northeast of the central business district. The suburbs surrounding Ivanhoe are Preston, Bellfield, Heidelberg, Thornbury, Eaglemont, Alphington, Kew East, and Ivanhoe East. Ivanhoe has a population of 12,171, based on the 2016 census.
Living in Ivanhoe Ivanhoe is a suburban district located just a few kilometres from the CBD. It is known to be one of the oldest and most exclusive suburbs in Melbourne. Locals enjoy plenty of parklands, leafy, oak-lined streets, and peaceful surroundings.
A throve of restaurants, cafes, and local businesses are found on the Upper Heidelberg Road. At the north of the suburb are various health facilities.
The suburb also has many historic buildings and is home to prestigious private schools, including the Ivanhoe Grammar School and Ivanhoe Girls' Grammar School. The latest facilities in the suburb are the Ivanhoe Library and Cultural Hub, which is a state-of-the-art building that houses a library, art gallery, and conference spaces.
History of Ivanhoe Ivanhoe got its name from the farm that was established here around the 1840s. The said farm was named after the historical novel of Sir Walter Scott. This explains why many streets in the suburb were derived from the characters' names in the story.
Developments in Ivanhoe began in the late 1880s after a post office was opened here. A school, butcher shop, hotel, a blacksmith and a few residences were established here.
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