What does the bayside suburb of Hampton have to offer?

Buyer agent opening a door outside a house in Hampton Melbourne

Why live in Hampton?

Hampton is a lifestyle suburb; It combines the tranquillity of a beachside retreat with the vibrancy of urban living. Situated next to the ritzy, more expensive suburb of Brighton, Hampton offers a more laid-back atmosphere compared to Brighton. However, you will still see designer handbags and European cars in this bayside suburb. 

Hampton’s Culinary Options

Hampton’s vibrant culinary scene caters to every palate, from artisanal coffee in quaint cafes to international cuisines in upscale restaurants. The Hampton Street precinct, a hub of gastronomic delights, invites locals and visitors to savour delectable dishes and indulge in diverse culinary experiences.

Here’s a list of must-try food options in Hampton.

Cornerstone & Co
Brown Cow Hampton
The Snappy Grump
Whistling Kettle
The Hampton Bakery
Paperboy Coffee Bar
Feast Wine Bar – Hampton

Tracing Hampton’s Historical Threads

Hampton’s journey began in the mid-19th century as an agricultural haven. The suburb has since transformed into a residential sanctuary, preserving its heritage through Victorian and Edwardian architecture.

Hampton’s Parks and Outdoor 

Thomas Street Reserve Playground in HamptonLocals find solace in Hampton’s green spaces. Hampton Beach, an iconic destination with its golden sands and serene waters, invites residents and visitors to indulge in leisurely walks and weekend adventures. 

The beach foreshore reserves are equipped with playgrounds and barbecue facilities, providing a perfect setting for a family fun day. Meanwhile, the Bay Trail beckons with its scenic bike paths and jogging tracks along the captivating coastline for those seeking a more active lifestyle.

A popular spot that the council spent an absolute fortune to build is the Thomas Street Reserve Playground. It’s worth the walk or drive if you have some young ones that need to burn off some energy. It’s also an excellent place for a picnic. (Photo source: Bayside City Council)

Hampton’s Seamless Connectivity to Melbourne

A notable aspect of Hampton’s charm lies in its exceptional transportation access. The Hampton Station is a gateway to Melbourne’s central business district, ensuring a stress-free commute. You can also jump in the car via Beach Road or Nepean Highway and be in the Melbourne hustle and bustle in 20-25 minutes. 

Real Estate in the Bayside suburb of Hampton

From period homes exuding old-world charm to modern, architecturally designed family homes and townhouses, Hampton’s real estate landscape is diverse. Long-term steady capital growth in property values reflects the desirability of this picturesque locale, offering a range of housing options to cater to many buyers. 

In 2021, Channel 9’s TV program The Block, which focused on home renovation, made its way to Hampton. Contestants revamped numerous houses in Bronte Court, and we were lucky enough to represent our client in successfully purchasing their investment property on live television.

2 Bronte Court, Hampton, VIC 3188

Hampton’s real estate scene just got hotter – explore the properties that have recently SOLD;

36 Service Street, Hampton, Vic 3188
16 Earlsfield Road, Hampton, Vic 3188
34 The Avenue, Hampton, Vic 3188

School Options in Hampton

For families choosing Hampton as their home, education is a top priority. The suburb hosts esteemed schools, namely Hampton Primary School, St. Mary’s School, and Tombolo Academy, creating an environment where young minds can flourish amidst a strong community.

You can read our Brighton Blog here – highlighting the abundant schools on your doorstep in the neighbouring suburb. 

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