Clifton Hill Home Renovations And Extensions Projects

If you are currently live in Clifton Hill and are deciding whether to sell or renovate your home, there are several good reasons to choose a renovation over purchasing a new property in another area.

One of the main reasons why you should think about renovating or extending is not only so you can keep living in the neighbourhood that you love is that you get to enjoy your new updates and customise your current living situation. That is where Period Extensions & Designs are here to help you.

Period Extensions & Designs are experts and transforming tired and dreary homes, and turning them into glamorous homes that are also highly functional and able to meet the demands of growing families in an ever-changing world. We have been helping the residents of Clifton Hill for more than two decades and our team of designers and architects are ready and waiting to help you too.

Why Choose Clifton Hill?

Leafy Clifton Hill is a lush neighbourhood just 4 kilometres from the city. It’s edged by Merri Creek, and the Eastern Freeway, which makes it equally green and urban. With picturesque shops and stunning heritage homes, Clifton Hill is a real charmer.

For those that prefer a bit of elbow room combined with inner-city living, Clifton Hill is the ideal location. It is conveniently situated next to North Fitzroy and the city, with easy road access in many directions and convenient public transport. The overall appeal is a handsome heritage that ranges from a shopping enclave to the Victorian and Edwardian era homes, with a parkland close by to spend time with family and friends.

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Clifton Hill Demographics

The population of Clifton Hill is more than 6,500 of which 22% maturing and established independence, 17% independent youth, 15% maturing couples and families while 34.3% of people are married.

The main occupations of people living in Clifton Hill are 47% Professionals, almost 18% sales and administrative workers, just under 16% managers, around 7% technicians and trades workers, and 7% community and personal service workers.

Almost 29% of homes are fully owned, just over 31% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage, while the median individual income is $960 per week and the median household income is $1,956 per week. The median mortgage repayment in Clifton Hill is $2,167 per month.

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Clifton Hill Lifestyle

Clifton Hill is home to young singles and more mature people that enjoy that independent lifestyle. However, its spaciousness has also made it one of the top choices for families with children. Some of the top attractions in this suburb include grabbing a few deli goods from McCoppins and enjoying a picnic in Darling Gardens or a light brunch at a cafe like Two Bob. Residents also enjoy social bike rides along Merri Creek.

The area is also home to 3 primary schools and reliable public transportation, including buses, trams, and trains. Clifton Hill is also conveniently situated for drivers, offering easy and quick accessibility to the Eastern Freeway. The shops may be on a villagey, smaller scale, but Fitzroy is close by for shopping opportunities at larger supermarkets.

Types Of Homes In Clifton Hill

The historic nature of Clifton Hill remains, with a few well-preserved Victorian and Edwardian homes, free-standing homes and a couple of semi-attached terrace rows. This neighbourhood is also the home to a few blocks of flats, along with modern apartment developments that have started cropping up. Icons and history are still big in Clifton Hill, from the famous Art Deco and prominent shot tower to heritage homes that line the leafy streets.

Clifton Hill Median House Prices

The median prices for properties over the last few years is around $1,491,000. Based on the last 5 years of sales, Clifton Hill has experienced a growth rate of 4.5% for houses. Clifton Hill is now one of the most liveable neighbourhoods in Melbourne and has over the years become less affordable with property prices increasing from 112% to 160% over the decade to 1996, and then to 180% by 2017. This is a clear indicator of why you should consider renovating or extending your home in Clifton Hill rather than selling and moving elsewhere, and Period Extensions & Design is here to help. Our team of expert designers and architects are able to turn any idea you have into an outstanding reality.
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