Malvern East is a leafy and quiet suburb with great medical facilities. With its distance of 12 km to the Melbourne CBD, it is a great choice for those who would like a family and peaceful lifestyle without being too far away from the city. The suburb's major commercial areas are marked by the remain three old Post Offices, namely intersection of Wattletree Road and Tooronga, Burke Road and Waverley Road.
PARKS & GARDENS
Few popular public open spaces have marked Malvern East as a leafy and pet-friendly suburb. The most notable parks and gardens are Hedgeley Dene Gardens, Central Park and the Urban Forest Reserve. Walking dog or strolling in any of those gardens and parks would make a weekend afternoon or daily after-work relaxation. The community is also serviced by a bike path along Gardiners Creek as an integral part of the Greater Melbourne network of bike paths.
Commuting with public transport is pretty easy in Malvern East. It is serviced by Darling, East Malvern and Holmesglen railway stations. Alternatively, tram routes #3 and #5 offer extra convenience to the local residents.