Does Skye, VIC 3977 real estate interest you? It's essential to know if the area is an ideal consideration, given your lifestyle and circumstances. The Homes.com.au suburb profile provides the statistics on Skye house prices, demographics & market trends so that we can enable you to make a smart decision on your next property move.
Whether you are upsizing or downsizing to Skye, keep reading for a brief history lesson to find out more about the amazing lifestyle and what makes this suburb so popular.
Overview Skye is a suburb of Melbourne situated within the local government area of the City of Frankston. The suburb is 38 kilometres southeast of Melbourne’s central business district, and neighbouring it are the suburbs of Sandhurst, Lyndhurst, Lynbrook, Carrum Downs, Cranbourne West, Frankston North, Langwarrin, and Cranbourne South. As per the 2016 census, 8,096 people call Skye their home.
Living in Skye Most developments and residences in the suburb are located to its western side. On this side of the border, residents of Skye has access to facilities in neighbouring Carrum Downs. Here you can find supermarkets, a general practice clinic, and the Flinders Christian Community College. Further north the Frankston-Dandenong Road are several local and specialty shops, including a fish market, hardware store, home goods store, pet store, and some restaurants.
The upper east side of Skye, however, remains undeveloped and is semi-rural land.
History of Skye The suburb was named by the Scottish pastoralists who settled in the area after the Isle of Skye in Scotland. The first post office in the suburb was opened on 1 June 1889 but was shut down in 1895. Around this time, residences were established in the area, with some still standing today.
Before 15 December 1994, Skye was part of the city of Cranbourne, which was formerly the Shire of Cranbourne.
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