A mere 15 to 20 minutes south of Hobart lies Kingston Beach, a safe and quiet area known for its neighbourly spirit and family-orientated lifestyle.
The suburb sits at the mouth of Browns Rivulet beside the River Derwent. Here, you can sink your toes in the sand, kayak in calm waters and wander along the local bush tracks.
Look east across the water to Opossum Bay at the ever-changing scenery and enjoy the delicious waterfront cafes and restaurants along Kingston Beach’s promenade. Walk your dog along the beach, join one of the local sporting clubs or simply enjoy the quiet lifestyle.
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A home by the water is an idyllic lifestyle for many, and Kingston Beach doesn’t disappoint. Tidy units and apartments are often available as impressive additions to any investment portfolio or a perfect place for active retirees. Modern homes offer spacious living and outdoor entertainment areas. Many boast large backyards, where you can build a playground for your children or establish your dream garden.
Kingston Beach is home to some remarkable homes flooded with natural light and beautifully landscaped gardens. Relax on your deck or sit peacefully in your home and soak up the panoramic views.
Older and established couples and families, as well as elderly couples, predominantly live in Kingston Beach. The median age of residents living here is late 40s, with the largest portion of people being professionals, managers, and community and personal service workers.
Shopping & Dining
The main shopping areas for Kingston Beach residents are located just 2 to 5 minutes outside the suburb in Kingston. Kingston Plaza provides locals with their everyday necessities, from a bottleshop, bakery and Coles supermarket to a general practitioner, optometrist and pharmacy.
Salamanca Fresh is also nearby in Kingston and provides you with fresh fruit and vegetables and amazing Tasmanian-made produce – a fantastic way to support local.
Back in Kingston Beach, you can catch up with friends over a coffee and brunch along the promenade. Outdoor tables by the water also offer the chance to relax with a picnic lunch as the kids play.
At the southern end of the beach is The Salty Dog Hotel. It has a fantastic beer garden equipped with outdoor seating and a grass area with bean bags – the perfect place for a delicious Australian meal with family and friends.
While Kingston Beach only has an early learning centre within the suburb, the neighbouring area of Kingston has some great schooling options.
Kingston Primary School and Kingston High School are just 2 to 7 minutes from anywhere in Kingston Beach. The suburb of Kingston also offers Calvin Christian School and Southern Christian School – two co-educational private schools that cater to both primary and secondary education.
You will not be short on activities when living in Kingston Beach. Outdoor adventures are at your doorstep and community club options are close by. The Kingston Crows Cricket Club is located within the suburb, and the local sailing and surf lifesaving clubs are full of fun and learning for active kids (and adults)!
In the neighbouring suburbs, there is a wide range of sports, fitness and social activities to choose from, including the Kingston Beach Golf Club. The Kingborough Sports Centre in Kingston caters for basketball, netball, martial arts, gymnastics and a fitness centre – to name a few. Kingston is also home to tennis, football and soccer clubs.
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