The residential beachside suburb of Hampton is located between Brighton and Sandringham in Victoria’s south-eastern suburbs. With the suburbs abundance of shops, cafes and restaurants, as well as being situated only 15 kilometres out of the heart of the CBD, it’s no wonder the suburb is desirable to so many.
The beautiful beach that outlines the suburb is part of its crowning glory. The southern end of the beach consists of cliffs overlooking the bay, offering residents breathtaking panoramic views.
With the perfect mix of period and modern homes, the suburb has something to offer everyone. However, the suburbs high real estate demand means that nothing is for sale for too long, and you want to ensure that you are getting what you pay for. Premium Pre-Purchase Inspections offer building inspection services that will check your potential property for any defects or damage so that you are purchasing with peace of mind.
While the proximity to the ocean is a selling point, homes situated in and around the Hampton coastline are regularly exposed to extreme weather conditions, especially during Melbourne’s heavily wet winters.
Seawater is more dense than freshwater, meaning that when it comes into contact with a residential home or structure, it can have a course effect. Salt is the most damaging aspect carried within the water as it has the ability to strip your exterior paintwork, which can lead to salt damage. Premium Pre-Purchase Inspections will identify any forms of erosion the property may be prone to or suffering from to allow you to establish the best prevention and repair approach.
With an abundance of shops, restaurants and activities on offer, there’s no wonder so many love to call Hampton home.
One of the suburbs main attractions are the shops located along Hampton Street. Filled with a contrast of stores ranging from vintage and eclectic, to the modern edge, there’s something for everyone.
The picturesque beach that encompasses the suburb is no doubt a winner amongst the locals. Spend your days enjoying beach’s vast sandy stretch before going for a refreshing dip in the ocean.
Venture to the southern end of the beach, and you’ll find Picnic Point which is positioned at the top of the coastal cliffs, which includes BBQ facilities and lush lawns, proving to be a popular choice for young families on weekends.
Hampton wouldn’t be a Victorian suburb without the culinary offerings that Melbourne is renowned for. It seems that there is an appetising eatery tempting you on every corner.
A favourite amongst the locals is Queen Margherita Pizza, on Hampton Street. Royal in name and reputation, this pocket of Italian heaven will entice your senses with the aroma of fresh oregano and lavish small goods. With more than 15 years’ experience, it’s no wonder that Queen Margherita Pizza is a hot spot on Hampton Street.
If you’re looking to make a move to the suburb of Hampton, invest in a professional property inspection from the Premium Pre-Purchase Inspections team. Our primary focus is to ensure that you are getting the most out of your home investment so that you can move forward with peace of mind. Call the team today!