Real Estate Market 2015 Snapshot: Henley Beach

Where is Henley Beach?

Named after the English town of Henley on Thames, Henley Beach is a coastal suburb of Adelaide, a city in South Australia. While writing this article, Henley Beach scored 7.9/10 the ‘Adelaide’s Best Suburb‘ rating. The area is very well served with good access via Henley Beach Road and Grange Road, as well as a more scenic option along Seaview Road. For those who prefer or need public transport links, the Adelaide Metro serves Henley Beach meaning that convenience is key here.

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Who lives in Henley Beach?

Typically, the residents of Henley Beach have tended to be retired couples, older families and those looking for a slower pace of life. However things are changing and the area is increasingly drawing in the younger generations including young professionals who seek property within commuting distance of Adelaide. Residents of Henley Beach are primarily Australian however there is a relatively high percentage of English people living here also.

What are the real estate prices in Henley Beach?

Prices aren’t cheap in Henley Beach however residents often comment on how high their quality of life is and how spending a little more on a property here can be entirely worth it.

For those looking to buy, a guide price for a 3 bedroom house would be approximately $665,000 – rising to around $825,000 for a 4 bedroom house. For units, buyers can expect to pay around $315,000 for a 2 bed property. It’s worth bearing in mind that prices do rise the closer the property is to the beach.

If you want to try out the area or simply aren’t in a position to commit to buying, why not try renting in Henley Beach? You’ll be able to enjoy walks on the beach, strolls along the Henley Jetty and try out all the cafes and restaurants that the area has to offer. If you’re looking to rent a house in the area, you’ll be looking at prices of between $350-$650 per week depending on the number of bedrooms. For a unit, prices generally average at around $300 per week.

Real Estate: Get in early

It’s worth noting that Henley Beach has seen a huge increase in interest in recent years and this doesn’t show signs of declining. With excellent transport options, good schools, open green spaces as well as the beach itself, Henley Beach properties are incredibly popular. In fact, the visits per property is almost double that of anywhere else in South Australia. If you’re tempted, act now and visit Henley Beach to see for yourself what all the fuss is about!