Malvern Home Renovations and Extensions Projects

Most homebuyers spend a significant amount of time finding the right location for their lifestyle and particular needs when looking for a home. However, the house they eventually buy will not necessarily fulfil their needs forever. If your life situation has changed and your home no longer suits your needs you will typically have one of two options to consider; renovate or move to a new location. The answer to this question is personal and will depend on the impacts each option will have on your finances and life.

If you love living in Malvern the smartest thing you could do is explore the many possibilities that a home renovation or extension has to offer. Even buying another property in the same area may not be a good option as the costs of selling and buying a new property are very high. This is where Period Extensions & Designs comes into the picture.

At Period Extensions & Designs, we understand that renovating your existing property will give you the opportunity to create the kind of home you have always wanted with fixtures and materials that you have chosen personally. Even small changes can make a huge difference. If you have decided that a home renovation is the right option for you, why not give us a call to find out how our professional team of designers and master builders can help you create your dream home right where you are.

Why Choose Malvern?

Malvern is a family-friendly suburb with lots of parks and good quality schools. Broad streets with magnificent Victorian terrace homes are canopied by luscious green trees. Located in Melbourne’s inner southeast, Malvern is an expansive suburb with a lively shopping strip and the Malvern Central Shopping Centre that has recently been renovated. 

Being an established area there are lots of families and older people living there but young singles are also attracted to the unique lifestyle of this quiet neighbourhood on the doorstep of the city.

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Malvern Demographics

There are just over 10,000 people living in Malvern of which nearly 19% are older couples and families, just over 15% are established couples and families, around 11% are independent youth while just over 51% are married.

The main occupations of people living in Malvern are around 40% professionals, just over 22% sales and administrative workers, almost 20% managers, around 7% community and personal service workers and just over 5% technicians and trades workers.

Just over 41% of homes in Malvern are fully owned, almost 27% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage, while the median individual income is $920 per week, the median household income is just over $2,000 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2,800 per month.

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Established Couples & Families


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Malvern Lifestyle

Malvern with its spacious, older-style homes and loads of green space is a great area for raising a family. However, with its close proximity to the city and excellent transport system, it is also a popular spot for young, independent singles who love the flexibility of living in a suburb but having ready access to everything a vibrant city has to offer. 

With its bustling cafés and shoppers browsing around the picturesque bookstores, delis, and boutiques on Glenferrie Road it offers young and old a great lifestyle. There is plenty to do and excellent facilities like a swim centre, gorgeous green parks, a library, and lots of space for cycling or jogging. You can have a picnic or a bike ride around Central Park during the day and spend the evening dining out and catching a show at the Malvern Theatre Company.

Types Of Homes In Malvern

Malvern is an impressive suburb with regal buildings and fabulous period homes like immaculate Victorian terraces and Edwardian mansions with handsome gardens. Charming Art Deco examples can be found here alongside ultra-modern new developments and well-maintained late 20th century apartments.

Malvern Median House Prices

The median house price in Malvern is $2,837,500 while larger 4-bedroom homes have recently fetched as much as $3,307,500.

Taking all of this into consideration, it is understandable why many people choose to live in Malvern and don’t want to go through the hassle of selling up and moving elsewhere. If this sounds like you please get in touch with us at Period Extensions & Designs and speak to one of our design experts to find out how an extension or renovation can transform your house into the home you have always wanted.

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