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Nine most expensive Aussie suburbs in 2015

Samantha Menzies
Nine most expensive Aussie suburbs in 2015

The booming property market in 2015 helped push up prices across the country, particularly in NSW which is home to eight of the top nine most expensive suburbs in Australia in 2015.

Unsurprisingly, Sydney’s eastern suburbs with harbor views and water frontage dominate the list, put together by

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But there is one surprising little-known suburb on the rural fringes of the city which managed to take second place – even ahead of the famously exclusive Vaucluse and Bellevue Hill.

Government rezoning in Box Hill is expected to be the main driver behind the sky-high prices.

In the last few of years, most of the land has been changed from a rural zoning to a residential and high density zoning to accommodate urban development, which will bring an estimated 9,600 new homes and around 30,000 new residents to the area.

Melbourne’s Toorak suburb was the only ex-NSW location to make the list in 2015.

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Australia’s nine priciest suburbs


Darling Point, NSW

Median house price: $4,651,000


Box Hill, NSW

Median house price: $3,953,500


Bellevue Hill, NSW

Median house price: $3,950,000


Vaucluse, NSW

Median house price: $3,675,000


Toorak, VIC

Median house price: $3,400,000


Tamarama, NSW

Median house price: $3,250,000


Double Bay, NSW

Median house price: $3,175,000


Dover Heights, NSW

Median house price: $3,100,100


McMahons Point, NSW

Median house price: $3,051,000