Bulleen 3105

Frederic Unwin derived the name Bulleen from a Yarra billabong.

Applied initially to his 1841 Special Survey, it was also the original name for the Shire of Doncaster and Templestowe. The district’s closeness to Melbourne and its rural nature attracted John and Sunday Reed, whose farm Heide, established in 1934, was frequented by artists like Sidney Nolan and Joy Hester.

The area remained rural until after World War II when housing began to replace dairy farms and orchards. Bulleen has Melbourne’s third highest rate of home-ownership and has attracted many Italian-born residents, whose Veneto Club opened there in 1973.

Property prices* for houses and units in Bulleen

Mar 2011 MedianMar 2010 MedianDec 2010 MedianQuarterly ChangeAnnual Change
$662,500$726,000$721,750-8.2%-8.7%

*Based on sales reported to Australian Property Monitors

Surrounding locations

Templestowe, Templestowe Lower, Doncaster, Doncaster East, Warrandyte, Park Orchards, Donvale

Schools

Templestowe Valley Primary School

15 Birchwood Avenue
P: 8850 5777
F: 9850 8996
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BULLEEN Vic 3105

Parks

Bulleen Park, Koonung Reserve, Sheahans Road Reserve, Yarralean Reserve

Shopping Centres

Bulleen Plaza

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