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“Ascot Vale remains an unheralded favourite among the city’s most savvy.”

  • Quick CBD and airport access
  • Alluring array of architecture
  • Suburban refinement
  • Abundant parklands
  • Lauded shopping strips

Transport and Proximity

Its entire western boundary covered by the Maribyrnong River, Ascot Vale borders Moonee Ponds, Travancore, Parkville, Maribyrnong, Footscray, and Flemington, while projecting a persona that is entirely its own. Humbly prestigious, the suburb is served by Ascot Vale and Showgrounds Railway Stations, with multiple CBD-bound trams ensuring easy access to the centre of Melbourne (5km at its closest point). Its proximity to both city and Melbourne International Airport a reason for its popularity among high achievers, Ascot Vale shares traits with its counterparts from across the Yarra, offering a multitude of similar benefits at a more reasonable, while affluent, price point. Celebrated for the first time in 1855, the Melbourne Showgrounds play host to the Victorian icon, the Royal Melbourne Show, along with various major exhibitions and events.

Aesthetic, Appeal, and History

As Melbourne’s inner suburbs usually offer small blocks and limited parking, Ascot Vale charms buyers who want rapid access to the city bustle, while valuing suburban space and leafy streetscapes. With an assortment including single- fronted cottages, mid-Victorian terraces, boom-style mansions, contemporary showpieces, and mid-century double- fronts, the suburb spans a vast footprint, with each pocket known for its own character. Together holding Ascot Vale price records after changing hands in recent years, the 1860-built Ascot House headlines a tree-lined Travancore edge, while 1904-built Rothwell Hill jewel Gladswood affords stunning views of the valley below. Adored for its sensational home designs, absence of traffic, and substantial lots, Whisky Hill sits atop the glistening Maribyrnong, sloping down to prized Angler Parade and Doncaster Street, which deliver breathtaking views of Riverside Golf Course and Parklands.

Revered city-wide, Kingston Avenue and Fisher Parade’s seldom-offered homes provide private jetties and absolute river frontage, a trait shared only by Yarra-fronting inner-eastern mansions.

Vibrancy and Lifestyle

Thanks to the ideal position of its broad expanse, Ascot Vale shows versatile vivacity, with residents able to enjoy a gentle stroll around the blissful river, sun-baked picnic in the vast Fairbairn Park, and nine holes at Riverside, before heading to the brimming Vale Bar & Eatery for a sunset beverage. Sitting by the playground and gardens of Victory Park, the Ascot Vale Leisure Centre stands as the greater area’s finest health facility, attracting visits from surrounding suburbs and beyond. One of the city’s most loved urban strips, Union Road boasts bubbly cafés, flourishing bars, acclaimed restaurants, and boutique shops, with Scoozi, No. 19, and the Union Hotel headlining the suburb’s quaint heart. Corner pubs in ample supply, the thriving Ascot Vale Hotel sits on the buzzing Moonee Ponds border, with nearby Portobello, Trombar, and Dreux dependably drawing nightly crowds. A local business relishing endless loyal support, the down-to- earth Happy Apple greengrocer serves fruit and vegetables to hordes of residents, while Showgrounds Village ensures easy access to medical centres and a full-format Coles.

The Locale and Reputation

As close to the CBD as one can get while enjoying every liberty of spacious, park-side life, Ascot Vale illustrates its own take on inner-city suburbia. Its proximity to the 1840-built Flemington Racecourse unmistakably influential in its development, Ascot Vale remains an unheralded favourite among the city’s most savvy.

10 Things Ascot Vale is Known For

  • Melbourne Showgrounds, Epsom Road, Ascot Vale
  • Riverside Golf and Sports Centre, 75 Newsom Street, Ascot Vale
  • Fairbairn Park, Newsom Street, Ascot Vale
  • Ascot Vale Leisure Centre, Epsom Road, Ascot Vale
  • Ascot Vale Hotel, 447 Mt Alexander Road, Ascot Vale
  • Union Hotel, 252 Union Road, Ascot Vale
  • Portobello, 502 Mt Alexander Road, Ascot Vale
  • Scoozi, 136 Union Road, Ascot Vale
  • Arcadia Gastronomique, 152 Union Road, Ascot Vale
  • The Happy Apple, 185 Union Road, Ascot Vale

Public Transport

  • Ascot Vale Railway Station
  • 57 Tram, West Maribyrnong to Flinders Street Station
  • 59 Tram, Airport West to Flinders Street Station
  • 82 Tram, Moonee Ponds to Footscray
  • 404 Bus, Footscray to Moonee Ponds
  • 472 Bus, Williamstown to Moonee Ponds
  • 959 Bus, City to Broadmeadows Station
  • 505 Bus, Moonee Ponds to Melbourne University
  • 504 Bus, Moonee Ponds to Clifton Hill



  • Ascot Vale West Primary School, 8 Langs Road, Ascot Vale
  • Ascot Vale Primary School, Bank Street, Ascot Vale
  • Ascot Vale Heights School, 1 Tasma Street, Ascot Vale (Special)


  • St Mary’s Primary School, 74 Roseberry Street, Ascot Vale