Hoppers Crossing Suburb Profile
Where is Hoppers Crossing?
Hoppers Crossing was established more than 50 years ago and is ideally located just 30 kilometres from central Melbourne and only 20 minutes’ drive to the beach. It is on the metropolitan train network and commuters can arrive home from the city in about half an hour, on the Werribee line to Hoppers Crossing Station. The M1 Princes Freeway runs parallel with Hoppers Crossings’ southern border, giving quick and easy access to the city, the south-eastern suburbs and Victoria’s stunning surf coast to the west.
Living in Hoppers Crossing
Hoppers Crossing is located in the City of Wyndham and is one of the shire’s more established suburbs. At the time of the last census (2016) it had a population of almost 40,000 people, many of which are young families. Hoppers Crossing is also known for its diverse multicultural community. Locally there are a number of shopping centres including Pacific Werribee – one of Melbourne’s largest, which is home to major retailers such as Coles, Myer, Target, Big W, Woolworths and more. Locals also shop nearby at Hogan’s Corner Shopping Centre or Wyndham Village Shopping Centre.
Health and well-being is a priority with a number of health and fitness facilities and three hospitals just a few minutes away – Werribee Mercy, St Vincent’s Private and The Royal Children’s Hospital. Hoppers Crossing’s young minds are spoilt for choice with education options too – there are more than a dozen early learning centres, primary schools and secondary schools, including The Grange P-12 College, Baden Powell P-9 College, St James the Apostle Primary School, Cambridge Primary School, Hoppers Crossing Secondary College, Thomas Carr Catholic College and Good News Lutheran School to name a few.
The property market offers a range of good entry level options for first home buyers and young families, offering 3 or more bedrooms in large brick homes at mid-range prices. The same applies to the rental market - with plenty of 2 and 3 bedroom established and brand new houses, Hoppers Crossing makes a great base for young professionals, families and retirees alike.
Things to See and Do in Hoppers Crossing
Hoppers Crossing has become a bit of a hub for the region with locals in surrounding suburbs such as Tarneit, Truganina and Williams Landing all taking advantage of the great shopping, sport and leisure facilities. A day can easily be spent at Pacific Werribee, doing some shopping, browsing the extensive range of chain retail stores, health and beauty services, or catching up with friends at the plaza’s restaurants, cafes or the multiplex cinema. Chains such as Pancake Parlour, Grill’d, La Porchetta and Schnitz are always popular.
There are great healthy lifestyle opportunities for those living in Hoppers Crossing with plenty of sports and leisure facilities such as Hogans Road Reserve, the Hoppers Crossing Soccer Club, the Cambridge Tennis Club and Aquapulse gym, swimming and leisure centre. Hoppers Crossing is also one of the destinations on the 23 kilometre long Federation Trail walking and cycling route.
If you are interested in learning more about how to buy property in Hoppers Crossing or even renting houses in Hoppers Crossing, why not check in with your local agent? First National Westwood are your real estate agents in Hoppers Crossing, who can help, by talking to you about what’s currently on the rental market, what’s available to buy and even brief you on the local market by running you through some recently sold houses. For all of your Hoppers Crossing real estate needs, contact the friendly team at First National Westwood.