Fawkner

  • Suburb: Fawkner
  • Postcode: 3060
  • Population:12,596
  • Municipality: City of Moreland
Fawkner is located around 12kms from the CBD, in the City of Moreland, and is bordered by the Merri Creek on the east, the Hume Highway on the West, the Western Ring Road on the north and Boundary Road on the south. Until after World War II, much for Fawkner remained farmland and it wasn’t until 1949 that the first public housing was built by the Housing Commission.

Fawkner is accessible by public transport, with local stations Gowrie and Fawkner both on the Upfield train line. There is also a local bus linking Gowrie train station with Preston’s Northland shopping centre. The Fawkner Crematorium and Memorial Park is the state’s largest cemetery and was opened in 1906. It has a collection of historic graves that date back to the early days of Melbourne’s settlement, including John Batman’s, the founder of the City of Melbourne.

There are two government primary schools in Fawkner – Fawkner Primary and Moomba Park Primary and two Catholic primary schools – St Mark’s and St Matthew’s. John Fawkner College is the suburb’s secondary school. Fawkner is also home to the Islamic College, Darul Ulum College of Victoria, established in 1997. Local shopping highlights include Bonwick Street’s Zet & Zataar bakery, Master Turkish Delights and Sweets on Major Street and Anderson Deli on Anderson Road.

Local recommendations:

The Meadow Inn, 1435 Sydney Road. Child friendly playground, friendly staff.
Zet and Zaatar Bakery, 37 Bonwick Street. Great place to buy middle eastern groceries.
Master Delights and Sweets, 62 Major Road. Home made pastizzi, Turkish delights.
Anderson Deli, 93 Anderson Road. Great local deli with fresh small goods and friendly service.

Sold Properties: FAWKNER

Address Suburb Sold Date Bed Bath Car Sale Price
10 Bruce Street BRUNSWICK Sep, 2018 3 1 0 $1,370,000 View Property
1/11 Methven Street COBURG Sep, 2018 2 1 2 $635,544 View Property
96 McFadzean Avenue RESERVOIR Sep, 2018 $560 View Property
ESSENDON Aug, 2018 1 1 2 $320 View Property
28 Black Street WATSONIA Aug, 2018 3 2 6 $910,000 View Property
37 Colbert Road CAMPBELLFIELD Aug, 2018 $1,200,000 View Property
31 Cavalry Circuit MARIBYRNONG Jun, 2018 2 1 1 $415,000 View Property
4/29 Kelsby Street RESERVOIR Jun, 2018 1 1 1 $330,000 View Property
621/3-11 High Street NORTH MELBOURNE Jun, 2018 1 1 0 $165,000 View Property
9 Methven Street COBURG May, 2018 3 1 1 $840,000 View Property
1/113 Albion Street BRUNSWICK May, 2018 3 2 2 $890,000 View Property
2 Sumner Street BRUNSWICK Apr, 2018 4 1 4 $1,490,000 View Property
50 Sunset Strip JAN JUC Mar, 2018 0 $840,000 View Property
Shop 22 and 23 /Shop 22 and 23 Gladstone Park Drive GLADSTONE PARK Feb, 2018 $730,000 View Property
5/853 High Street PRESTON Feb, 2018 2 2 1 $630,000 View Property
81 Donne Street COBURG Feb, 2018 3 1 0 $920,000 View Property
28 Merola Way CAMPBELLFIELD Feb, 2018 $1,730,000 View Property
1/1A Ballantyne Street THORNBURY Jan, 2018 2 1 1 $520,000 View Property
746 Pascoe Vale Road GLENROY Dec, 2017 3 1 2 $695,000 View Property
821 Sydney Road COBURG NORTH Oct, 2017 3 1 3 $830,000 View Property

Leased Properties: FAWKNER

Address Suburb Leased Date Bed Bath Car Lease Price
17 Narallah Grove BOX HILL NORTH Oct, 2018 4 2 2 $600 pw View Property
1 Swift Street NORTHCOTE Oct, 2018 3.5 1 3 $500 pw View Property
2/21 Culloden Street BRUNSWICK WEST Oct, 2018 3 2 1 $710 pw View Property
27/44 SPARKS AVENUE FAIRFIELD Oct, 2018 pw View Property
159 Smith Street THORNBURY Oct, 2018 3 1 0 $650 pw View Property
2/17 Lake Street RESERVOIR Oct, 2018 2 1 2 $320 pw View Property
695 Nicholson Street CARLTON NORTH Oct, 2018 pw View Property
Ground Floor, 212 Bridge Road RICHMOND Oct, 2018 $30,000 pw View Property
12A/163 Boronia Road BORONIA Oct, 2018 $1,650 pw View Property
225/8 Lygon Street BRUNSWICK Sep, 2018 1 1 1 $420 pw View Property
1/113 Nicholson Street BRUNSWICK EAST Sep, 2018 2 1 0 $500 pw View Property
35 Prince Street ESSENDON Sep, 2018 4 1 4 $590 pw View Property
58 Bastings Street NORTHCOTE Sep, 2018 $35,000 pw View Property
26B Palm St FAIRFIELD Sep, 2018 4 3 2 $750 pw View Property
132A Wood Street PRESTON Sep, 2018 $190,000 pw View Property
32 Sheila Street PRESTON Sep, 2018 3 2 2 $490 pw View Property
57 Gooch Street THORNBURY Sep, 2018 2 1 0 $650 pw View Property
324 Melbourne Road NEWPORT Sep, 2018 $3,300 pw View Property
7 Sharp Street NORTHCOTE Aug, 2018 3 1 4 $780 pw View Property
2 Holdsworth Street ASCOT VALE Aug, 2018 2 1 2 $555 pw View Property