Alfredton is a residential area, one km south-west of Lake Wendouree. Alfredton also incorporates Insignia, (a newer residential estate) which is to the North side of Remembrance Drive. It has some of Ballarat's best-known landmarks including the Arch of Victory, the World War 1 Memorial including The Garden of the Grieving Mother and the longest war memorial roadside plantation in Australia. Alfredton is home to many top rating schools including the Ballarat High School and various childcare services. Alfredton features parks, reserves and leisure facilities including The Ballarat Golf Club; a challenging 18-hole championship course as well as proximity to the Ballarat Aquatic & Lifestyle Centre along Gillies Street North. With a modest shopping strip, Alfredton enjoys additional facilities including a golf driving range, a supermarket, butcher, chemist, and medical facilities along with walking distance of Lake Wendouree.
- Alfredton Primary School
- St Thomas More Primary School
- Alfredton Recreation Reserve