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.