Making a move to Westmeadows, VIC 3049? It's essential to understand if the suburb is going to suit your personal needs. The Homes.com.au suburb profile aims to give you a better understanding of Westmeadows house prices, demographics & market trends so we can help you justify the price for your next property move.
If you are making a move to Westmeadows, keep reading for a brief historical overview to discover more about the lifestyle and what makes this suburb a worthy option.
Overview Westmeadows is a suburb of Melbourne situated 17 kilometres north of Melbourne’s central business district. Neighbouring Westmeadows are the suburbs of Attwood, Coolaroo, Meadow Heights, Broadmeadows, Tullamarine, and Gladstone Park. The Melbourne Airport is located on the western border of the suburb.
According to the 2016 census, Westmeadows has a population of 5,848.
Living in Westmeadows Despite being close to the Melbourne CBD, Westmeadows is still described by its locals to have a “country feel living”.
The main shopping area in the suburb is at Westmeadows Village shopping mall, where there are restaurants, cafes, a chemist, and a pilates studio. Other food choices and facilities are located on the suburb’s southeast border. While there is no railway station in the suburb, the closest one is nearby Broadmeadows, and two bus routes are servicing Westmeadows.
As for schools, the suburb has one government preschool, and primary school and plenty of other educational facilities close by.
History of Westmeadows The Wurundjeri Aboriginal group are the original inhabitants of the land where Westmeadows is located.
European settlement began here in 1840, where its first settlers were pastoralists. The area’s first township was laid out in 1850, and a decade after, a hotel, police station and the Shire office were already established in the suburb’s commercial centre.
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