Often referred to as Melbourne’s "Little Italy", Carlton is a student mecca famed for its multitude of authentic Italian eateries, stylish boutiques, Victorian buildings and leafy parks and gardens.
Popular among locals and visitors alike, bustling Lygon Street is home to some of Melbourne’s best Italian eateries. Princes Park and the beautiful Carlton Gardens are within walking distance, as are the contemporary Melbourne Museum, historical Royal Exhibition Building, Cinema Nova, La Mama Theatre and the popular Readings Bookstore.
Carlton is home to many beautiful double and single-storey Victorian-era terraces, as well as modernist apartments and student-friendly buildings.
Many of Carlton’s residents are local and international students who attend the nearby University of Melbourne and RMIT University. You’ll also find a number of Italian locals and inner-city dwellers.
Boasting style, culture and character, Carlton is a diverse suburb that provides the perfect lifestyle balance for locals. With the city at arm’s reach; accessible by foot or via a range of well-serviced public transport options, this little slice of Europe takes inner-city living to the next level.