A haven of heritage character, natural beauty and enviable lifestyle amenity, charming Kooyong has for decades been regarded as one of Melbourne’s most coveted suburbs. Occupying a prized position at the heart of this tightly-held neighbourhood, Mansard’s location provides the ultimate blend of cosmopolitan vibrancy and suburban tranquillity – moments to world-class dining, boutique retail, beautiful parklands and the CBD.

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When one arrives in Kooyong, the first thing they’ll notice is the suburb’s enchanting green landscape. Sprawling with wide tree-lined streets, and bordered completely to one side by verdant parklands, there’s a tranquillity to Kooyong that enriches daily life and invites endless opportunities for repose. Home of the iconic Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club along with a plethora of recreational amenities, this little pocket of bliss fosters an invigorating outdoor lifestyle with something for everyone in store.

Discover the feeling of harmony that comes with being completely surrounded by parks. Sir Robert Menzies Reserve is just steps from Mansard, offering a lush off-leash oval for a kick of football or play time with your canine companion. Gardiner’s Creek Trail is also a few moments away for resident cyclists, or stroll over to Kooyong Gardens for leisurely weekend picnics. Established in 1920, Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club is the suburb’s crowning glory, globally renowned as “The Spiritual Home of Tennis in Australia" where the legendary Kooyong Classic is still held yearly.


Kooyong residents enjoy the many benefits of a peaceful postcode all while having some of Melbourne’s best dining precincts at arm’s reach. Whether you’re brunching in Malvern, fine dining in Toorak or relishing a pre-movie bite to eat on bustling Glenferrie Road, you’ll never have to travel far for a world-class culinary experience. Kooyong’s own village strip is equipped with a covetable selection of eateries catering to morning coffee runs, local dinner dates and everything in between.

When it comes to coffee, Kooyong resides within one of Melbourne’s premier cafe districts. Local highlights including Saint Jaxie Cafe, a sunny spot dishing up Asian-inspired breakfasts; Clubhouse, a sleek space by the crew behind Bentwood and Tinker; and Brother’s Keeper, Kooyong’s go-to supplier of artisanal blends. When the sun dips, the area comes to life with sleek wine bars and modern Italian restaurants. Start the night off with a vino at Milton Wine Shop before tucking into fresh pasta and wood fired pizza at Matteo’s down the road.


Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of strolling down to your local village for fresh bread and a bouquet of flowers on a lazy Saturday morning. With Kooyong Village just 5 minutes away on foot, Mansard residents will enjoy the unrivalled convenience of having a bakery, florist, cellar and deli within moments of their doorstep. Further afield, Kooyong’s neighbouring locales are bursting with high-end boutiques and fine food providores, ensuring all your daily conveniences and indulgences are within arm’s reach.

With Malvern Road in one hand, Glenferrie Road in the other and Toorak Village just a stone’s throw away, residents of Mansard are spoilt for choice when it comes to boutique fashion and fresh food. Browse beautiful wares at Notre Boutique, a lifestyle oasis housing a curated selection of garments, accessories and objects for the home. If you’re hosting a dinner party, a visit to Simon Johnson in Toorak will have you well-stocked with gourmet ingredients, or visit Purple Fig Bakery in Kooyong for an artisan selection of baked goods.


Despite the suburb’s serene atmosphere and laidback pace, Kooyong’s residents never have to compromise on urban amenity or connectivity to wider Melbourne. From esteemed schools boasting world-class facilities to an efficient public transport network of both trains and trams, here, you’ll have everything you could ever need closely located. The CBD is also only 15 minutes away, which on its own, fosters a life of convenience and ease.

Mansard residents will have some of our country’s finest educational institutions on their doorstep including Lauriston, St Kevin's, Camberwell Grammar and Bialik. For the suburb’s youngest students, St Joseph’s Primary School is a highly regarded option with minutes of the home. Serviced by trams on both Toorak and Glenferrie Road, traversing around Melbourne has never easier, or catch a 13 minute train into the city from nearby Kooyong Station.