The neighbourhood is located between Bealey Avenue, Colombo, Salisbury and Victoria Streets.
A short stroll from the hospitality hub of Victoria Street is the Victoria neighbourhood.
The narrow leafy streets of Peacock, Beveridge, Gracefield and Conference are highly sought after. The streets have a suburban feel with a mix of original villas and workers’ cottages together with newer townhouses and apartment buildings.
With tree-lined streets, the neighbourhood is well-established.
There’s an abundance of green space within walking distance, including Cranmer Square, Hagley Park and Aldred Reserve.
Nearby, The Commons provides an easy connection to Victoria Square, which leads into the main shopping and dining area in Central City.
Residents living in the neighbourhood were attracted to live here for its charming leafy streets, proximity to the city, and its quiet suburban feel. Many of those living in the neighbourhood have done so for many years, and there is a strong neighbourhood atmosphere.
The area has a strong character with several heritage-listed buildings, including the Victoria Street Clock Tower, Knox Church and several remaining heritage-protected workers’ cottages.
With a few large vacant sites in the area, there is still room for the neighbourhood to grow.
Cathedral Grammar School and Hagley College are located within walking distance.
There is a cluster of services and dining along Victoria Street. It is also a short walk along Victoria Street to the heart of Central City.
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