Parks and city access – investing in Kealba
With a name derived from its two neighbouring suburbs, Keilor and St Albans, Kealba is a small suburb about 15 km from the CBD. Kealba has benefitted from the continued improvement of Melbourne’s freeway network and the city can be reached in around 20 minutes on the tollway. Being a small suburb, Kealba does not have its own railway station, but it is well serviced by buses and Keilor Plains station is a 5-minute trip away. Bus services also give access to St Albans station. The trip to the city on train is approximately 30 minutes. Melbourne airport is also a short drive away.
Originally called Kealba Views, the suburb experienced rapid growth in the 1970s. Its current population is made up primarily of established families and couples. Kealba is close to Keilor Downs Plaza, and for further retail therapy, Highpoint Shopping Centre is not too far away.
One of the key features of the area is Brimbank Park, part of which is within Kealba. The park which incorporates the Kealba Wetlands is a wonderful place for family picnics and barbeques, walking the dog or as a place for a run.
There are a number of schools in the area, including St Paul’s Catholic Primary School in Kealba itself. There are well regarded secondary colleges is surrounding suburbs, including Victoria University Secondary College, Overnewton Anglican Community College and Catholic Regional College St Albans.
With the median price for units under $425,000*, Kealba represents a great place for investment. With its close proximity to the city centre and parkland, Kealba could be the place for your next investment.
Kealba is just one of a number of Melbourne suburbs with property investment opportunities. Contact Accrue Real Estate to learn more.
*homesales.com.au, data from January, 2018.
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