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    Default Seeking advice on Adelaide suburbs/schools

    Hi!

    My husband has been offered a job in Adelaide (Osborne) and is keen to move the family over there after Christmas. I've never even been to SA so have no clue at all as to where might be nice to live. I would be so grateful for any tips on good areas and decent schools and playgroups. My kids are 3, 5, 7 and 8, so we are looking for a house with a reasonable sized yard.

    From my googling, I like the look of Golden Grove and Hewett - any comments on these suburbs would be most welcome!

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    Hi!

    Golden grove is a lovely area with quite a few nice parks and recreation centres around.

    I went to Tyndale Christian School at salisbury east which is only about 5 mins from gg. It was fantastic and although my mother pulled me out and put me in a public school at the end of year 8, the 9 years I spent there gave me a fantastic foundation for the rest of my schooling days

    It is quite a pricey area but I have no idea what your personal circumstances are. It is quite an upper class area

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    Sorry, I live way over the other side so no help, but just wanted to say Adelaide in general is a great city. People who've lived here their whole lives seem to under-rate it, but we've been pleasantly surprised since our move here from the east coast. Good luck!

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    Golden grove is a nice area. But as it is essentially an 80's estate development yard sizes tend to be very small. But it's not an expensive area.... I guess that depends what you are comparing it to.

    As far as schools go, my friends kids go to golden grove primary and they love it. I've visited it and it has beautiful grounds and a nice atmosphere. HTH

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    Thanks for your comments! Any suggestions on where else we should be looking? I'd like to have a bit of a shortlist before I come over next month for a visit.

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    South. Hallet cove to Moana / seaford area is really nice. All aling the coast there. Beaches south are the best in Adelaide plus its a bit cheaper as further from the city but bigger blocks in general. Bit more travelling to work tho. We are about 25 - 30 mins drive from the cbd.

    Even Brighton, Glenelg is great but more expensive as further along the coast closer to the city

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    Sorry dp

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    P.s - we are just near Hallet Cove and its lovely here. I have neices and nephews who go to hallet cove R - 12 school and its supossed to be quite good. My DD attends a fantastic playgroup / kindy down here too

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    If my partner was working at Osborne, I'd be looking more west of the city (without going too far north western)

    Anything south is a massive drive, even though it's where I would normally highly reccomend!

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