Just on the city's northern fringes, North Melbourne is a charming neighbourhood that beguiles with its incredible cafes, pretty terrace houses and busy cultural life.
Within minutes of a leisurely walk into the city, North Melbourne is perfect for enjoying the inner-city lifestyle. However, it is also well-services by trams, buses and the popular North Melbourne Train Station.
With its charming village feel, gently hilly streets of Victorian Terraces, old cottages and warehouse conversionsm, North Melbourne eludes with a contemporary mix.
The once renouned working class, North Melbourne is now a stylish, snappy strip with award-winning cafes and a happening arts scene. In the past couple of decades, Errol Street has transitioned and gained a multitude of excellent cafes and restuarants.
The heritage listed Town Hall of North Melbourne, Arts House, is renouned for hosting various events, including the popular, Melbourne Fringe Festival.
If you want to be close to the city and still have a patch that feels like home, consider moving to North Melbourne.