Frankston

  • Postcode 3199
  • Population 34,457

Known infamously as the ‘Gateway to the Mornington Peninsula’, Frankston is indisputably one of the best beachside suburbs in Victoria.

Offering access to the best schools the Peninsula has to offer, combined with its award winning beach and waterfront precinct, make this constantly evolving city the ideal place to live.

With a strong focus on the development of infrastructure, Frankston is fast becoming the ‘suburb of choice’ for families and investors alike.

Recent developments include; The 50 Million dollar Aquatic Centre, Recently developed Peninsula building, South East Water building & the Peninsula Link.

Boasting a Monash University, Chisolm Tafe and the recently redeveloped and expanded Frankston Hospital, this really is a prime location to invest for the future.

Everything you need is right here in this bustling beachside city, and with a diverse year round calendar of events, there is no shortage of things to see and do!

From walking tracks and the beautiful ‘Sweetwater Creek’ nature reserve to an array of cafes and restaurants at your disposal, you will be spoilt for choice living in this diverse and plentiful city!

INTERESTING FACTS:

  • European settlement of Frankston began immediately after the foundation of Melbourne in 1835, as an unofficial fishing village serving the early Melbourne township.
  • Prior to its settlement, the Frankston area was populated primarily by the Mayone-bulluk clan of the Bunurong people of the Kulin nations.
  • Frankston has been a popular seaside destination of Melbourne since the early 1880s.
  • Frankston Beach is still one of the most popular in Victoria and is recognised as one of the cleanest in Australia.
  • Olivers Hill was named after local fisherman, James Oliver, who built a cottage atop the hill from where he kept an eye out for fish in the waters below.
  • The first official land sales in the area were held in 1853, and Frank Liardet (the eldest son of prominent settler, hotelier and descendant of French nobility, Wilbraham Liardet), established the “allam Ballam” estate in 1854. The estate was the earliest officially recorded settlement in Frankston, and was located to the east of Port Phillip, in what is now known as the locality of Karingal. Liardet’s original homestead “Ballam Park” remains today, and is now heritage listed.

Fast Facts about Frankston
  • Population 34,457
  • Area Size 20.8 km2 (8.0 Sq Mi)
  • Location 41 km (25 mi) from Melbourne city centre
  • LGA Frankston City
ash marton web _14 Known infamously as the ‘Gateway to the Mornington Peninsula’, Frankston is indisputably one of the best beachside suburbs in Victoria. Offering access to the best schools the Peninsula has to offer, combined with its award winning beach and waterfront precinct, make this constantly evolving city the ideal place to live.
  • European settlement of Frankston began immediately after the foundation of Melbourne in 1835, as an unofficial fishing village serving the early Melbourne township.
  • Prior to its settlement, the Frankston area was populated primarily by the Mayone-bulluk clan of the Bunurong people of the Kulin nations.
  • Frankston has been a popular seaside destination of Melbourne since the early 1880s.
  • Frankston Beach is still one of the most popular in Victoria and is recognised as one of the cleanest in Australia.
  • Olivers Hill was named after local fisherman, James Oliver, who built a cottage atop the hill from where he kept an eye out for fish in the waters below.
  • The first official land sales in the area were held in 1853, and Frank Liardet (the eldest son of prominent settler, hotelier and descendant of French nobility, Wilbraham Liardet), established the “allam Ballam” estate in 1854. The estate was the earliest officially recorded settlement in Frankston, and was located to the east of Port Phillip, in what is now known as the locality of Karingal. Liardet's original homestead "Ballam Park" remains today, and is now heritage listed.
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Leon Zuidema
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0425 689 012
Leon is a hardworking, dedicated and energetic contributor to the Ash Marton Realty team. Having grown up in country Victoria Leon has developed a strong work ethic from an early age and actively engages in work, sport and community activities.
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89A Lawson Ave, Frankston South
sold at auction $916,000

$156,000 over reserve
$255,000 over previous street record
5 bidders (70% from Melbourne)