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Moonee Ponds


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Moonee Ponds | 3039

“…nature forms the area’s backdrop, with its blossoming shopping and dining strips forever fuelling its energetic heart.”

  • Thriving restaurants & bars
  • Maintained old-world architecture
  • Inner-urban esteem
  • Energetic core
  • Tranquil parklands

Transport and Proximity

Revered across the city for its mix of leafy luxury and urban buzz, Moonee Ponds sits under 6km from the city centre, bordering Brunswick, Essendon, Ascot Vale, Aberfeldie, and Maribyrnong. Its vast footprint delivering various lifestyle amenities, the suburb is famous for history-rich Queen’s Park, 1880-built Clocktower Centre (former town hall), and the Moonee Valley Racecourse, the home of the century-old Cox Plate. Its vibrant streets and various property types ensuring a buoyant rental market, Moonee Ponds station gives quick access to Melbourne’s CBD, while the 59 tram splits Mt Alexander Road’s palm trees, passing Flemington Road hospitals en route to Flinders Street Station.

Aesthetic, Appeal, and History

While presenting a diverse selection of homes, Moonee Ponds is known for its charismatic, old-world architecture. Victorian, Queen Anne, and Edwardian era houses make for timeless streets, with the prestigious Ardmillan Road and Park Street precinct the most affluent of any neighbouring suburbs. South of Holmes Road, plentiful plane trees line Laura Street, meeting in the road’s centre with tranquil symmetry. With period houses refreshed to ensure lasting legacies, a stroll through Moonee Ponds promises captivating façades, with hand-laid brickwork surgically tuckpointed. Talismans of a prosperous time, heritage homes command substantial sums on the market, with families lining up to spearhead their revivals. Its broader landscape shifting in recent years, Moonee Ponds has seen several major developments take place, with notable additions including Moonee Valley Park, Mason Square, Rise, and Penny Lane.

Vibrancy and Lifestyle

Projecting effervescence in its flourishing shopping and dining strips, Moonee Ponds stands as the area’s go-to shopping precinct, boasting bustling Kmart and full-format Coles & Woolworths supermarkets. Showcasing a lively character, Puckle Street is home to magnificent Victorian and Edwardian shopfronts, with street dining painting a vibrant fore. Moonee Ponds Central occupies each side of Hall Street, with nightly crowds filling Carosello, Bekka, Parco Ramen, and The Valley Cellardoor, while other favourites Escagrill, Philhellene, and Yokoso Izakaya sit only moments apart on Mt Alexander Road. Rewarding those who explore, brimmed Penny Young and 20 Young Street sit beneath the soon-established Penny Lane, set to lure droves through the doors of Brunetti and Palace Cinema. A community emphasising healthy lifestyle balance, Moonee Ponds is home to the broad expanses of Queens Park, with its lakeside acres of pristine parkland the place to be for afternoon picnics or coffee at Convoy. Its adjacent outdoor pool in full swing come summer, Moonee Ponds’ nature-filled western edge features the Maribyrnong River, with the Boathouse Café affording stunning vistas of its shimmering surface and lush conservation park.

The Locale and Reputation

With its own take on inner-suburban esteem, Moonee Ponds leans into its diverse character traits, displaying them at their very best. Its distant east-west boundaries set by creek and river respectively, nature forms the area’s backdrop, with its blossoming shopping and dining strips forever fuelling its energetic heart.

10 Things Moonee Ponds is Known For

  • Queen’s Park & Queen’s Park Pool, The Strand, Moonee Ponds
  • Clocktower Centre, 750 Mt Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds
  • Sam Merrifield Library, 762 Mt Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds
  • Essendon Historical Society, 768 Mt Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds
  • Carosello, 22 Margaret Street, Moonee Ponds
  • Escagrill, 650 Mt Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds
  • Philhellene, 551-553 Mt Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds
  • The Boathouse, 7 The Boulevard, Moonee Ponds
  • I Dream of Sushi, 6 Margaret Street, Moonee Ponds
  • Holmes Hall, 15 Holmes Road, Moonee Ponds

Public Transport

  • Moonee Ponds Railway Station
  • 59 Tram, Flinders Street Station to Airport West
  • 82 Tram, Moonee Ponds to Footscray
  • 959 Bus, City to Broadmeadows Station
  • 508 Bus, Alphington to Moonee Ponds
  • 506 Bus, Moonee Ponds to Westgarth Station
  • 504 Bus, Moonee Ponds to Clifton Hill
  • 505 Bus, Moonee Ponds to Melbourne University
  • 404 Bus, Footscray to Moonee Ponds
  • 472 Bus, Williamstown to Moonee Ponds
  • 469 Bus, Moonee Ponds to Keilor East
  • 476 Bus, Watergardens to Moonee Ponds
  • 477 Bus, Moonee Ponds to Broadmeadows Station
  • 483 Bus, Sunbury to Moonee Ponds
  • 468 Bus, Essendon to Highpoint Shopping Centre



  • Penleigh and Essendon Grammar Junior School (Girls), 83 Park Street, Moonee Ponds
  • St Monica’s Primary School, 20 Robinson Street, Moonee Ponds


  • Moonee Ponds West Primary School, 150 Athol Street, Moonee Ponds
  • Moonee Ponds Primary School, 87 Wilson Street, Moonee Ponds