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Suburb Profile: Hyde Park, SA

Forming part of the City of Unley, Hyde Park is situated in Adelaide’s inner-south, only a mere 2.8km from the CBD. Boasting a stunning array of period homes, contemporary suburban dwellings and medium-density housing, this leafy location is host to King William Road, one of the state’s most popular shopping and dining destinations. If you’re seeking all the convenience and connection of an urban lifestyle and a stylish place to call home, then check out our comprehensive guide to this picturesque and affordable suburb below…

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Image: City of Unley

The Neighbours 

The age distribution of the suburb is skewed towards a slightly older population at present, with recent data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics listing the median age of residents as 41 years. Of the approximate 2,000 residents, children aged 0-14 comprise 16.8%, while young people aged 15-29 account for 19.4% of the population. Given the ongoing development of several apartment complexes, it is anticipated that young families and professionals chasing larger, yet more affordable homes will continue to flock to the area.

The Commute 

The suburb is largely serviced via King William Road, which connects the area to the Adelaide CBD. While travel via this route is an approximately 8-minute journey, transport via rail from the nearby station of Millswood averages an only slightly longer 20 minutes on the Belair line.

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Image: Australian Institute of Landscape Architects

The School Run 

Hyde Park and its surrounding suburbs host a number of highly regarded public and private schools, including Rose Park Primary School and Saint Spyridon College. Hyde Park Nursery School and Early Learning Centre, along with a number of other preschool and childcare facilities, is conveniently located within the vicinity of the major school and shopping districts. Travel to The University of Adelaide is only a short 15-minute journey, while the Adelaide Campus of TAFE SA is a similarly close 12 minutes.

Retail Therapy 

Residents of this suburb have close and convenient access to the hugely popular shopping and dining strip of King William Road. Home to a variety of smaller and more unique boutique stores, this is one of the hottest destinations for fine dining and retail therapy within the state. For those seeking a more understated mode of shopping, a larger selection of retail, business and civic facilities are also available at the nearby Unley and Mitcham Square Shopping Centres.

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What’s Going On? 

With its effortlessly stylish vibe, Hyde Park and its surrounding suburbs offer a number of various leisure pursuits to accommodate an active lifestyle. One such popular attraction is the Adelaide Botanic Garden, which boasts a beautiful and diverse range of plant life, as well as the stunning architecture of the Palm and Glass Houses. Situated within the City, but providing all the contentment and serenity of a scenic suburban park, explore it’s 50 hectares of manicured gardens or relax with a coffee amongst some of Australia’s finest plant collections.

For an exciting weekend outing sure to delight kids and adults alike, Hyde Park residents can make the short trip to the Adelaide Zoo. Situated beside the Botanic Garden, learn about and observe over 3000 animals in this iconic and beloved attraction! Close access to the city guarantees that you have something unique and exciting to explore every weekend.

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Kaylah Chesson

Kaylah is completing her final year of a Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Laws degree at Deakin University. Her particular areas of interest include property and land law, home design and the creative arts.


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