Possessing that elusive mix of prestige and grunge, Prahran neighbours South Yarra and Windsor. Located 5km south east of the CBD, Prahran is a lively, L-shaped suburb overflowing with an eclectic mix of cafés, restaurants, retail, dance studios, design studios, theatres, galleries, bars and clubs.
Seamlessly connected to both the CBD and St Kilda Beach via trams and trains, Prahran offer its residents a sought-after Melbourne lifestyle. Explore Prahran Market; a foodie’s paradise that showcases a tantalising range of fresh produce and gourmet delights. Catch a show at Chapel Off Chapel; one of Melbourne’s most popular live performance venues. Delve into treasures troves at Chapel Street Bazaar; a permanent market home to dozens of vintage stalls. A colourful suburb, Prahran offers an inner-city lifestyle of non-stop fun.
While Chapel Street continues to epitomise upmarket Melbourne fashion, Greville Street, once the centre of Melbourne's hippie community, maintains its alternative trendiness with cafés, bars, restaurants, bookshops, boutiques and record stores. Unknown to many are the small, largely hidden, public gardens scattered throughout the suburb, including Grattan, Princes and era-specific Victoria Gardens, along with the larger Orrong Romanis Park.
Prahran is home to a collection of housing. From beautifully renovated Edwardian and Victorian terraces to Art Deco and mid-century mansions to designer apartments.
With an ideal inner-south location, Prahran draws many young professionals to its leafy streets. Mature couples and singles also favour the lifestyle it offers, living happily alongside older, retirees. International travellers also flock to live within the vicinity of bustling Chapel Street.
Retaining suburban charm and a distinct charismatic identity, Prahran’s convenient location and the brilliant lifestyle it offers continues to drive demand, development and investment in the neighbourhood.