Is Alphington Melbourne’s unofficial home of outdoor recreation?
Looking for a home that feels like you’re on a permanent tree change but is still located in Melbourne’s North-East? We take you on a tour of the very best outdoor green spaces in Alphington.
If green spaces and nature are a high priority when searching for your next home, then Alphington may be the place for you.
Located a short 7km from Melbourne’s CBD, this leafy neighbourhood offers locals a place to unwind while in close proximity to everyday amenities. However, the real gem of Alphington is its abundance of inner-city green spaces and outdoor recreation on offer.
For those considering a move to HOME By Caydon in Alphington, we’ve compiled a list on some of the area’s best outdoor experiences that feel as a refreshing as a tree change — and only a few steps from your front door.
The peaceful surrounds of Alphington Park will cater to everyone in your family. Whether you’re taking the kids to the park, the dog for a stroll or looking for a scenic spot to enjoy your homemade picnic basket, this green space is a local hub for every day outdoor activity.
Alphington Farmers Market
The Alphington Farmers Market is a favourite among Alphington locals and beyond for its variety of fresh produce and stall vendors. This outdoor market runs every Sunday morning and is the ideal spot for your weekly grocery shop. The market features over 30 stallholders and offers everything from fresh produce, meat and dairy, gourmet pantry staples, take home meals and baked goods.
Darebin Parklands is one of Melbourne’s best urban bushland reserves. Immerse yourself in pure nature on a long bike ride or stroll down one of the many walking trails, or simply set up for a family BBQ gathering. For those with a keen eye and love for animals, Darebin Parklands is also home to echidnas, flying foxes, native fish, and around 70 species of birds.
Alphington Heritage Walks
Take a stroll and learn about the history of the neighbourhood with one of Alphington Community Centre’s Heritage Walks. This local organisation has put together four walking trails that explore unique heritage sites with a little history lesson on the side. These walks can be taken at your own leisure with downloadable walking guides.