Fairfield

  • Suburb: Fairfield
  • Postcode: 3078
  • Population:8205
  • Municipality: City Of Darebin

Alighting from the train at Fairfield station, the first thing you’ll notice is the Fairfield Industrial Dog Object (FIDO), an enormous dog facing out onto Station Street. This hardwood sculpture stands at 5.5 metres tall and 8m metres long and was erected in April 2000 as part of Darebin City Council’s public art program. It is a reflection of the suburb’s dog-loving community and was created as the community’s pet. This friendly, first impression of Fairfield reflects the warmth and local feel of an inner city fringe suburb that has a strong sense of community and a busy local events calendar.

Station Street is the heart and soul of Fairfield. In 2012, local icon Cardamone Gourmet Supermarket celebrated 50 years of trade and is as popular as ever for shoppers looking for imported Italian produce and homemade antipasti and cold meats. Opposite, neighbourhood Japanese restaurant Matsuya has an extensive menu covering all the classics and is constantly busy.

On hot days, Cones Ice Cream and Gelato has queues down the street and Friday nights at Greek restaurant Trapezi are jam packed with dancing and plate-smashing.

Down towards the Yarra River, the historic Fairfield Park Boathouse is a sweet spot to spend a summer afternoon picnicking. Hire a boat, canoe or kayak and paddle through the surrounding natural bushland. The bike and running paths accessed from Yarra Bend Park take you into the city or out to Templestowe and run alongside the Yarra Bend Golf Course.

Local recommendations:
Fairfield Farmers\' Market, Wingrove Street. On the 3rd Saturday of every month.
Apte Cafe, 538 Heidelberg Road. Always busy, consistently delicious.
15 Pounds, 21-23 Railway Place. New cafe on scene and shaping up a winner.
Fairfield Boathouse, Fairfield Park Drive. The perfect way spot to spend a sunny afternoon.
Cardamone’s Continental Supermarket, 143 Station Street. A local icon, imports and makes beautiful gourmet products.

Sold Properties: FAIRFIELD

Address Suburb Sold Date Bed Bath Car Sale Price
821 Sydney Road COBURG NORTH Oct, 2017 3 1 3 $830,000 View Property
465 MACAULAY ROAD KENSINGTON Sep, 2017 $1,040,000 View Property
2 Holdsworth Street ASCOT VALE Sep, 2017 2 1 2 $835,000 View Property
2/767 High Street PRESTON Sep, 2017 2 1 2 $425,000 View Property
2/11 Eastment Street NORTHCOTE Aug, 2017 2 1 1 $907,000 View Property
349A Darebin Road THORNBURY Aug, 2017 $3,210,000 View Property
1/209 Wood Street PRESTON Jul, 2017 1 1 0 $279,500 View Property
8/541 Plenty Road PRESTON Jul, 2017 1 1 1 $355 View Property
6/206 Wood Street PRESTON Jul, 2017 2 1 1 $449,000 View Property
92 Lawley Street RESERVOIR Jul, 2017 3 1 4 $826,000 View Property
107 Hutton Street THORNBURY Jul, 2017 3 2 3 $1,260,000 View Property
3/378 Albert Street BRUNSWICK Jul, 2017 1 1 1 $330,000 View Property
BRUNSWICK Jul, 2017 2 1 2 $510,000 View Property
2 Steane Street FAIRFIELD Jun, 2017 $1,205,000 View Property
3/5 Sussex Street PRESTON SOUTH May, 2017 2 1 3 $617,500 View Property
2/132 Wood Street PRESTON Apr, 2017 1 1 1 $290,000 View Property
1/27 Belair Avenue GLENROY Mar, 2017 3 1 2 $527,000 View Property
44 Malpas Street PRESTON Jan, 2017 4 2 4 $980,000 View Property
59 Glenora Avenue COBURG Dec, 2016 3 2 2 $980,000 View Property
9 Grantham Street BRUNSWICK WEST Dec, 2016 $840,000 View Property

Leased Properties: FAIRFIELD

Address Suburb Leased Date Bed Bath Car Lease Price
7 Ellesmere Street NORTHCOTE Oct, 2017 3 1 2 $2,825 pw View Property
227A Banksia Street IVANHOE Oct, 2017 1.5 1 1 $330 pw View Property
2/15 Glen Iris Road CAMBERWELL Sep, 2017 3 2 2 $2,390 pw View Property
35 Rowe Street ALPHINGTON Sep, 2017 3 2 2 $2,781 pw View Property
2/15 Glen Iris Road GLEN IRIS Sep, 2017 3 2 2 $2,390 pw View Property
C113/460 Victoria Street BRUNSWICK Sep, 2017 2 1 1 $1,999 pw View Property
60 Brown Street HEIDELBERG Sep, 2017 3 1 2 $500 pw View Property
341 Victoria Street (Cnr Percy Street) BRUNSWICK Aug, 2017 $1,010 pw View Property
17-19 High Street PRESTON Aug, 2017 $1,010 pw View Property
107 Hutton Street THORNBURY Aug, 2017 3 2 3 $3,129 pw View Property
26 Veronica Street NORTHCOTE Aug, 2017 3 1 1 $2,433 pw View Property
5/22 Powers Street DONVALE Aug, 2017 3 3 2 $2,564 pw View Property
146 Sydney Road COBURG Aug, 2017 $2,100 pw View Property
152 Rosanna Road ROSANNA Aug, 2017 4 1 1 $1,850 pw View Property
70 Lillee Crescent TULLAMARINE Aug, 2017 $5,833 pw View Property
26 South Street HADFIELD Aug, 2017 3 2 3 $2,275 pw View Property
46 Arthurton Road NORTHCOTE Aug, 2017 $2,417 pw View Property
9 Grantham street BRUNSWICK WEST Jul, 2017 $40,000 pw View Property
9 Grantham Street BRUNSWICK WEST Jul, 2017 2 1 0 $800 pw View Property
1032 Heidelberg Road IVANHOE Jul, 2017 $24,000 pw View Property