Shopping. Golf. Bushland.
Don’t pronounce the ‘y’ in Karrinyup or everyone will know you are ‘new in town.’Read More
The name Karrinyup was originally derived from the word ‘Careniup,’ a Noongar name for a nearby swamp believed to mean ‘the place where bush kangaroos graze.’ Nowadays, when people refer to ‘Karrinyup’ they are often referring to the suburb’s major Shopping Centre.
Mostly modern. Expensive. Lakeside.
A natural beauty in an urban setting, Churchlands is a typically quiet area where you may be lucky enough to enjoy views of the city, or perhaps the wildlife sanctuary of Herdsman Lake, which forms the suburb’s eastern border.
Popular. Surf. Upgrade.
The tall Rendevous Hotel can be seen for miles along Western Australia’s Sunset Coast, marking the position of Scarborough on the edge of the Indian Ocean. The Hotel was originally built for the 1987 America’s Cup challenge, and is still the only high-rise hotel allowed on the foreshore.
Historic. Central. Thriving.
Established in the 1890’s, West Leederville is another of Perth’s city-fringe suburbs that appeals to people who work in the CBD and value convenience. The broader area was originally formed from the sale and subdivision of the estate of William Leeder.