Preston VIC, 3072

Preston Real Estate: Suburb Profile

Dreaming of a property in Preston, VIC 3072? It's critical to evaluate whether the area is worth researching further. The Homes.com.au suburb profile removes the guesswork by providing the Preston property prices, demographics & market trends so we can allow you to make informed decisions about your future property purchase.

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Overview Preston is a suburb that is home to 32,848 people based on the 2016 census. Its total area is 11.2 square kilometres and is located 9 kilometres away from Melbourne Central Business district. The Darebin Creek serves as its border in the east and mainly consists of flat terrain, which was suitable for farming at first but later became ideal for industrial and residential development.

Living in Preston Preston is home to active and eclectic artists, such as writers, visual artists, and musicians, to the local scene and contributes to the Darebin arts community. As this suburb is also home to football and cricket teams and clubs, the Preston City Oval is fairly utilized and serves as their home ground. In summer, locals play cricket and footy and jog around the extensive grounds around the Northland Shopping Centre. Preston also has a variety of restaurants that serve fine dining and fast food. There are also plenty of primary schools within the area that would be perfect for starting families.

History of Preston Preston was initially named "Irishtown" as the area's first resident came in 1841 arrived. Preston's urban growth surged in the 1920s, primarily because of the construction of a tram line to Melbourne's central business area in 1920 and the establishment of a direct rail link between Collingwood and Flinders Street in 1904, then electrified in 1926.

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Real Estate Preston, 3072 Statistics

36yrs

Preston
Median Age

Demographic data provided by ABS 2016

Preston Median Property Price

Total properties sold in the last 12 months
House$1,185,000
Townhouses$915,000
Apartments / Units$625,000

Properties in Preston VIC, 3072

Charles La Trobe P-12 College-The Pavilion Campus - Preston EastEast Preston Islamic CollegeSEDA College (Victoria) - AFL- PrestonSacred Heart SchoolParade College - Preston CampusSt John's College PrestonSt Raphael's SchoolYarra Me SchoolNm College Of Tafe - Preston CampusThornbury KindergartenMerri Community Child Care CentreGower Street KindergartenKookaburra Kindergarten - BUCDarebin Childcare and Kindergarten Inc - PrestonJ S Grey Reserve KindergartenWood Street Childcare CentreBluebird Early Education MoeNorthland Kinder HavenMelbourne JuniorsGreat Beginnings ReservoirBell Street Early Learning & KinderVictoria Street Early Learning & KinderGoodstart Early Learning ThornburyCamp Australia - Preston North East Primary School OSHCBell Primary OSHClubLeapkids OSHC - Preston South Primary SchoolPreston Primary School OSHCPreston West Primary School BASCPSacred Heart PS OSHC - ExtendGuardian Childcare & Education PrestonPlay House Family Day CareKool Kidz PrestonNino Early Learning Adventures - PrestonHappy HubbubSt Raphael's PS Preston TheirCareINSPIRE EARLY LEARNING JOURNEY PRESTONGuardian Childcare & Education Preston WestEast Preston Islamic College Early Learning CentrePreston South Primary SchoolPreston West Primary SchoolBell Primary SchoolPreston North East Primary SchoolNewlands Primary SchoolNorthern College of the Arts and TechnologyPreston High School

Agents in Preston VIC, 3072

Triple One Group Pty Ltd
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Triple One Group Pty Ltd

Minus The Agent Sales

No Agent Property
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No Agent Property

No Agent Property - VIC

THE BISI AGENT
Property Agent John Bisignano
THE BISI AGENT

John Bisignano

Director
Barry Plant Reservoir
Property Agent Harry Kontossis
Barry Plant Reservoir

Harry Kontossis

Sales representative
Barry Plant Reservoir
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Barry Plant Reservoir

Ross Kontossis

McGrath Greensborough | Eltham
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McGrath Greensborough | Eltham

Ben Flannagan

McGrath Northcote
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McGrath Northcote

Luke Brizzi

Sales representative
First National Real Estate Janssen & Co.
Property Agent Janssen Xiang
First National Real Estate Janssen & Co.

Janssen Xiang

Director / Officer In Effective Control / Auctioneer
CENTURY 21 Theresa Huynh
Property Agent Theresa Huynh
CENTURY 21 Theresa Huynh

Theresa Huynh

Director
McGrath Northcote
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McGrath Northcote

Gino De Iesi

Agencies in Preston VIC, 3072

For Sale by Owner

For Sale by Owner

Balaclava

Suite 3,19 Suite 1 19 William Street, Balaclava VIC
Oxbridge

Oxbridge

Milton

1/16 McDougall Street, Milton QLD
No Agent Property

No Agent Property

Brighton East

Suite 1a, 608 Hawthorn Road, Brighton East VIC
The Onsite Manager

The Onsite Manager

Hendra

40 School Street, Hendra QLD
Biggin & Scott Glen Waverley

Biggin & Scott Glen Waverley

Glen Waverley

45 Myrtle Street, Glen Waverley VIC
Barry Plant Glenroy

Barry Plant Glenroy

Glenroy

751 Pascoe Vale Road, Glenroy VIC
Barry Plant Bundoora

Barry Plant Bundoora

Bundoora

4/1177 Plenty Rd, Bundoora VIC
GR8 EST8 Agents

GR8 EST8 Agents

Narre Warren

L2/66 Victor Crescent, Narre Warren VIC
McGrath Northcote

McGrath Northcote

Northcote

318 High Street, Northcote VIC
Hudson Bond Real Estate

Hudson Bond Real Estate

Doncaster

632 Doncaster Road, Doncaster VIC

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What is the Preston, VIC postcode? The postcode for Preston, VIC is **3072**
What bottle shops are there in Preston (Vic.)? Li Kong Liquor, Audacious Monk Cellars, Twisted Vine, BWS, 1st Choice, Dan Murphy's.
Are there any DIY stores in Preston (Vic.)? Bunnings Warehouse.
What supermarkets are there in Preston (Vic.)? Aldi, Foodworks, ABC Grocery Store, Quoc Te United Asian Food Stores, Dong Thinh International Food Store, Big 8 Asian Foods, Safeway, Woolworths, Coles.
What are the most common nationalities? The five most common nationalities of residents are: English, Italian, Irish, Greek, Chinese.
What fitness centres are there in Preston (Vic.)? Athletique Health Club, Snap Fitness, Pilates Republic, Anytime Fitness, Core +, Preston Health & Fitness, Yogaville Iyengar Yoga.
What's the size of Preston (Vic.)? Preston (Vic.) is 11.47 square kilometres and has a population of 8013.
What department stores are there in Preston (Vic.)? Harvey Norman, Myer, Target, Kmart.
What pharmacies are there in Preston (Vic.)? Pulse Pharmacy, Chemist Warehouse, Preston pharmacy, Preston Discount Pharmacy, Medipharmacy Discount Chemist, MedSafe Pharmacy.
What restaurants are there in Preston (Vic.)? Phở Tàu Bay, Privileged Punjab, Northside Food Hall, lui.boss, Abdul's Halal Takeaway, Pizza and Kebabs on Bell, Preston Noodle, Ben Ben Dumpling Kitchen, Plenty Yummy Noodles, U Dumpling, Pizzaly, Chumanchu, Labbaik's Indian Restaurant, Luigi Boyz, Noodle Kingdom, Basil House, Minh Xuong BBQ & Seafood Restaurant, North China BBQ, Pho Hung, Hung Sanh Seafood Barbeque Restaurant, C-Culture Chinese Restaurant, Phuong Nam Restaurant, Gujarati Rasoi, Ping’s Dumpling Kitchen, Pizza Pasta, Gipi’s Pizza House, Shahnai, Hao Vinh, MKS Spices & Things, Italio Woodfire Pizza & Bar, Tina’s Noodle Kitchen, My Tho, Pizza Booza, Sakana Japanese Cafe, Pad Cha, Shawarmasters, Dosa Plaza, Juanita’s, Pausa Panzo, I Love Dumplings, Spirit Of India, Buddha Thai, Ramen Bun & Sake, Japanese Bar & Dining, Baps Nepalese Restaurant, The Warehouse Pizzeria, St. Georges, Dino's, Miss Zhou.
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