Location

West Hobart is an inner city suburb of Hobart, sitting adjacent to Hobart City up on a hill.

Some of the lower areas of West Hobart are within walking distance of the CBD, however you still need to be prepared to walk up a hill or two on your way home.

West Hobart has become increasingly popular in recent years. It is very popular with families, and offers good size properties close to the city. The local school is also highly sought after.

West Hobart is close to North Hobart which offers extensive dining options.

Many properties in West Hobart were built in the early 1900s, however as you venture higher up the hills you start to see properties from the 1950s through to 1980s. There are also new properties dotted around the suburb.

Visit the Hobart City Council website

Key Statistics

Property

  • $500,000 – median sale price for houses
  • $425 per week – median rent for houses
  • $333,000 – median sale price for units
  • $300 per week – median rent for units
  • 30% – own their home outright
  • 31% – are purchasing their home
  • 36% – are renting their home

Who lives there?

  • 6,000 – approximate population
  • 37% – homes occupied by couples with children
  • 23% – homes occupied by couples without children
  • 16% – homes occupied by one person

Source: PropertyValue.com.au (14/06/16)

Shops and Facilities

Shops and Services

  • Supermarket
  • Butcher
  • Cafes and restaurants
  • Post Office
  • Pharmacy
  • ATMs

Recreation

  • Caldew Park, great for children
  • Knocklofty reserve
  • Close to North Hobart restaurants and cinema

Schools

  • Lansdowne Crescent Primary School

Property Listings

Use the buttons below to start your search for property in West Hobart.

Even if your move is still a while away, it is worth having a look to see what you get for your money in different suburbs and towns.

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