Heathfield, South Australia
Heathfield is a township in the Adelaide Hills of South Australia near Stirling. It is home to , , Heathfield Oval, the Heathfield Waste Depot, Heathfield General Store, Mount Lofty Sand and Metal, Masonic homes (retirement Village), a biodynamic farm and a mechanic’s workshop, along with numerous walking trails. Heathfield is also located close to Mount Lofty Ranges.
The small country suburb of Heathfield also contains a small conservation park known as Woorabinda. This is used daily by residents to walk their dogs; and ducks to receive free food.
Heathfield is a mix of country living, while still being only 15 minutes from the Adelaide City centre. As such, it has a diverse mix of middle, to upper middle class residents seeking a secluded home, and farmers. At the 2006 census, Heathfield had a population of 1,000, and a median house price of $632,000.
Heathfield has a disused a railway station, with an elevation of 1,370 feet (420 m).
Heathfield is serviced by bus routesand . Route 865 (formerly 868) connects to the City in either Stirling or Aldgate, with most services continuing to Crafers as route 866. Some peak-hour services also continue to the City. Route 894H is a school bus to Blackwood interchange.
Heathfield High School is situated in the Adelaide Hills and has a special focus on volleyball. The Special Interest Volleyball Program is aimed at developing young volleyball players and has become the most successful volleyball school in Australia.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). “Heathfield (State Suburb)”. 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 3 February 2016.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). “Heathfield (State Suburb)”. 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 30 July 2011.
- SAR Public Timetable 1954, pg96
- “Heathfield High School Special Interest Volleyball Newsletter” Archived 3 October 2009 at the Wayback Machine.