If you're buying, renting, or investing in Montrose, VIC 3765, it is important to determine whether it is suitable for your lifestyle and or financial circumstances. The Homes.com.au suburb profile removes the guesswork by providing the Montrose median property prices, market trends & demographics to help you justify the price for your next property move.
Whether you are upsizing or downsizing to Montrose, have a little read of our historical overview to find out more about the fantastic lifestyle and what makes this suburb so great.
Overview Montrose is a suburb within Melbourne, around 33 kilometres away from the city’s central business district. As per the 2016 census, Montrose has a population of 6,761.
Surrounding Montrose are the suburbs of Mooroolbark, Lilydale, Mount Evelyn, Kilsyth, Silvan, Bayswater North, Mount Dandenong, and Kalorama.
Living in Montrose Montrose is a suburb that has a quiet country town feel. Being at the foothills of Mt. Dandenong, it serves as a gateway to the Dandenong Ranges National Park and the wineries of Yarra Valley.
At the corner of Mount Dandenong Tourist Road and Leith Road is the Montrose Town Centre, where there is a public library and a hall where local events are held. Also in this area are cafes, a bakery, a pharmacy and other local shops. The Montrose Primary School and Nido Early School is also close by.
History of Montrose The first Europeans in the area used to refer to the suburb as South å and used the land for farming. Montrose was also informally called “Double Pitts”, named after the double-handed saw pit used in the area’s timber industry.
The suburb was officially named Montrose in 1892. Landowner James Walker named the land after the store (Mont Rose) that his son owned.
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