Surrey Hills Home Renovations and Extensions Projects

Surrey Hills is a quiet corner of Melbourne, home to some of the city’s most impressive period homes. The area was first developed by a consortium after it expanded from Camberwell towards Lilydale in 1882.  Surrey Hills has some lovely brick and weatherboard houses that were designed in a different era with beautiful Victorian, Federation and Edwardian period homes the main feature. 

If you currently live in Surrey Hills and are looking to move to another area because you need a bigger home or a better house, then think twice. Instead of moving, you should consider upgrading your home or adding an extension so that you’ll get the space you desire, and improve the aesthetic at the same time. That is where Period Extensions & Designs come into the picture. We can assist you with customised ideas to blend the old and the new.

At Period Extensions & Designs, we have extensive experience when it comes to helping residents of Surrey Hills to upgrade their property adding value while achieving a fresh, modern appeal and approving the functionality.

Why Choose Surrey Hills

Surrey Hills is the perfect place to live because the neighbourhood is friendly and has a certain charm to it. Many of the streets are lined with beautiful pin oak trees, as well as gorgeous period houses that make this one of the most unique suburbs in the inner eastern suburbs.

Besides that, people love Surrey Hills because it’s one of the safest places to live in all of Melbourne. This is why it’s not surprising that lots of people enjoy taking local walks throughout the area to enjoy the peace and tranquillity.

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Surrey Hills Demographics

The population of Surrey Hills is just over 13,500 people with 23% being older couples and families, just over 17% established couples and families,  almost 11% older independence and 54.1% being married.

The main occupations of people living in Surrey Hills are over 38% professionals, just under 25% sales and administrative workers, almost 18% managers, 8% community and personal service workers, with just overt % technicians and trades workers.

Almost 42% of homes in Surrey Hills are fully owned, 34.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage, while the median individual income is $780 per week and the median household income is just over $2,00 per week. The median mortgage repayment is in Surrey Hills is $2,167 per month.

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Surrey Hills Lifestyle

Generally speaking, Surrey Hills offers something for everyone, regardless if they’re looking for a quiet life or if they want plenty of things to do. There are a number of playgrounds and parks for families to enjoy. Besides that, there is always something going on at the local sporting clubs, such as cricket and football. 

The area might be quiet, but there are several cafes and restaurants for people to choose from. Furthermore, Surrey Hills has a good transportation system, as there are trams and trains that residents can access to take into the city’s centre. With a mixture of things to do and quietness, it’s no secret why families, couples and singles alike love living in Surrey Hills.

Types Of Homes In Surrey Hills

One of the best things about Surrey Hills is the types of homes that can be found there. This includes an array of heritage homes, including Federation era residences. It is common for large extensions to be added in a style that mimics the original but modernises the functionality. 

This results in a house which appears from the street as a very large period home but in fact, has retained proportionally limited original or historic fabric. Renovating and extending period homes in Surrey Hills has become a very popular option for residents as most residents are reluctant to move away from this glorious suburb.

Surrey Hills Median House Prices

The median house price in Surrey Hills is around $2.1 million. Bear in mind that there are lots of different properties in the area, so there are homes that cost significantly more or less. So if you’re looking to add more value to your home in Surrey Hills, as well as create more space, then we can help you. By hiring us to extend your home or renovate it, you’ll increase the overall value of your property and create a home that suits your lifestyle. 

Surrey Hills is an amazing place to live. Before you consider moving out of the area, contact us. Our expert designers and architects at Period Extensions & Designs can give you some ideas and options for extending, upgrading or renovating your house that you are sure to fall in love with.

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