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Suburb boasts premium location and amenities

Wednesday, 4th May 2016

KarrinyupThe suburb has the lot – quality schooling, extensive golf courses and parklands, a major regional shopping centre and is in close proximity to the beach.

Karrinyup is located in the City of Stirling and conveniently located just 12 kilometres from the Perth CBD and 2km from Trigg Beach.

There are a number of good schools in the area, including Deanmore Primary School, Newborough Primary School, Karrinyup Primary School and St Mary’s Anglican Girls School.

The suburb’s median age is 40 years and it comprises a population of about 8,500 residents.

More than 30% of the residents aged over 15 years identify as professionals, which is significantly higher than the WA average of 19.9%.

About 73% of properties are owned outright or with a mortgage, while about 23% of properties are rented – there is minimal state housing in the area.

Karrinyup Shopping Centre, which is located in the middle of the suburb, is a major drawcard for the area, as well as two golf courses and significant parklands, including Millington reserve, Karrinyup reserve and neighbouring Lake Gwelup Reserve.

The median house price sits at $820,000.

The area was largely developed in the 1950s and features a mix of residential and commercial buildings that have been built over the decades.

About 85% of dwelling in Karrinyup are houses, 10% duplexes, townhouse or villas and 4% are flats, units or apartments.

Its neighbouring suburbs include Gwelup (east), Doubleview and Scarborough (south), Trigg and North Beach (west) and Carine (north).

Its main arterial roads include Mitchell Freeway, Karrinyup Road, Reid Highway and Marmion Avenue.