Have you got your eye on a property in Mount Dandenong, VIC 3767? It's wise to evaluate if the suburb is suitable for you (and your family?). The Homes.com.au suburb profile provides information on Mount Dandenong property prices, market trends & demographics to allow you to make informed decisions about your potential move to the suburb.
If you are making a move to Mount Dandenong, keep reading for a brief history lesson to find out more about the amazing lifestyle and what makes this suburb so popular.
Overview Mount Dandenong, a small suburb of Greater Melbourne, Victoria, covers an area of 10.1 square kilometres and had a population of 1,215 people (2016 census). It is surrounded by the suburbs of Montrose, Kalorama, Kilsyth, Olindam Sassafras, and The Basin.
Mount Dandenong is located in the scenic and bushy Dandenong Ranges in Melbourne. It is 35 kilometres from the Melbourne Central Business District.
Living in Mount Dandenong* Mount Dandenong has light to moderate snowfalls a few times every year, mostly between late winter and early spring. Mount Dandenong does not have a clear commercial centre. However, the town centre has a few boutique restaurants and accommodation establishments located along secluded forest roads.
Mount Dandenong Observatory, located at the highest point in the ranges, is a significant tourist attraction. It has a lot of walking tracks leading to the Australian bush and mountains. At the peak of Mount Dandenong is a cafe, the Sky High Restaurant, picnic BBQ areas, formal gardens, and viewing platforms from Burke's Lookout.
History of Mount Dandenong Mount Dandenong was initially named Mount Corhanwarrabul, but since it was hard to spell and pronounce, the Surveyor-General decided to call it Mount Dandenong.
Mount Dandenong was established in 1893, the same year as its neighbouring town Olinda. In 1900, the suburb had a primary school and a general store. The Mount Dandenong Post Office was opened in 1902, but in 1991 was replaced by the Kalorama Post Office.
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