According to REIV June 2021 quarter report, Portarlington experienced 54.3% annual growth – Portarlington popularity is popping! Portarlington properties have a north facing sunny aspect with beautiful northerly bay views to boot!
Traditionally a high percentage of Portarlington and the Bellarine Peninsula buyers purchased investment properties with the view of moving to Portarlington at retirement, however, the buyer trend is now young families and couples moving across the bay from Melbourne and seeking the many work opportunities locally, remotely or travelling to work on the Portarlington - Melbourne Dockland ferry service.
A well established and recently rebuilt primary school with a walk/ride to school culture is a refreshing attraction for young families wanting to live a more coastal lifestyle.
The Bellarine is also home to many creative artists, musician, natural product bakeries and hand-made contemporary product designers. A myriad of outdoor leisure adventures and fitness activities offer an active and healthy lifestyle. Of course, there's also the wineries, gin, cider & whisky distilleries, plus boutique breweries. Did I mention this regions culinary choices are influenced by our fertile undulating farmland, access to fresh natural ingredients and local sea delights?
Built in 1888, the Grand Hotel Portarlington is currently closed for major heritage ‘look & feel’ renovations. Once completed, this will be a significant game changer for Portarlington.