Immigration South Australia

27 Mar 2015 Living here

UK’s Sunday Times names Adelaide on list of best places in the world to live

Small and perfectly formed, Adelaide is one of Australia’s best-kept secrets, full of elegant tree-lined boulevards, homes with lacy verandas and beautiful parks and gardens. It has the prettiest cricket ground in the world — the locals are obsessed with the sport — and one of the starriest night skies.

Founded in 1836 as the planned capital of a freely settled British province, it is a city with a colonial past, but an increasingly hip future. The central food market will satisfy every culinary craving, while the vine-clad Barossa Valley is on the doorstep. It also has the lowest house prices of any Australian main state capital: an average of AUS $520,000.

Go to www.thesundaytimes.co.uk for full story.