Adelaide Hills

The best suburbs in the Adelaide Hills: Strathalbyn

This small, sweet country town of 6,500 people is steeped in history and charm. There’s an abundance of open space, where families enjoy large properties, a safe community, and the true meaning of living a laid-back life.

With rolling hills, gorgeous valleys, tall gum trees and ample farming, Strathalbyn is dubbed one of the state’s ‘loveliest country towns.’ Make ‘Strath’, as the locals call it, your next Sunday drive destination. It’s long been a real estate Adelaide Hills hotspot.

Strathalbyn lifestyle

‘Adorable’ will feature in just about every sentence as you’re walking around this town. Classified as a heritage town, Strathalbyn’s must-see attractions include Soldiers Memorial Gardens and the 1919 Children’s’ Bridge.

With over 30 historical buildings, Strathalbyn is best explored and experienced by foot. Wander through the old pubs, the National Transit Museum, antique shops, and new eateries popping up throughout town. Try Appleseed Café and Strath Corner Bakery.

With the Langhorne Creek wine-region a 15-minute drive away, enjoying a nice glass is part of the lifestyle. Bremerton Wines, Bleasdale Vineyards and Lake Breeze Winery dominate that landscape.

Nothing encapsulates a day in Strathalbyn quite like perusing antique collectables, latte in-hand, taking in the communal gardens, picking up fresh herbs at market stalls, and finishing up at one of those classic old pubs where, if the walls could only speak. Strath has a unique type of architecture, which is seen in commercial buildings and the houses.

Strathalbyn real estate

As for Strathalbyn house prices, a three bedroom house sits at $330,000. The largest group of people who live in town are families and older couples (19.3%). But don’t assume Strathalbyn is only for families and retirees. The medium age of people living in Strathalbyn is 45. There’s a 2.4-person average per household, with 1,822 families calling Strathalbyn home.

The region is bursting with events, in the same vein as Winter Reds. Handpicked Festival at Lake Breeze Winery is one such example, attracting local and national indie music acts.

Strath is a wonderful place to live in the Adelaide Hills – being so close to the Fleurieu Peninsula. If you’re looking for a new Adelaide Hills property, whether buying or renting, reach out to Nitschke. Search for houses for sale in the Adelaide Hills, starting in Strathalbyn.