Nedlands offers a very easy-going lifestyle, with a selection of local amenities that allow you to run all of your errands without having to brave the hustle and bustle of busier regions. It provides a safe and secure community in which many parents choose to raise their children. And retirees love the beautiful streets and heritage homes of the area.
As at the 2016 Census, the population of Nedlands was 10,194.
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Nedlands is very popular with families, with generous house and block sizes and being very accessible to a choice of schools. When the children grow up and move away the parents often stay, making Subiaco home to many mature couples and retirees.
The proximity to UWA and the size of the houses makes Nedlands an attractive area for students to house share. The Broadway Shopping Centre offers a great local hub for shopping and low-cost dining, and includes the vibrant Varsity Bar which is very popular with students.
Life in Nedlands is one of comfort and ease – whilst there is no central shopping strip, most things you would need on the day-to-day are just a short drive away. The Captain Stirling shopping centre and Broadway Fair shopping centre offer supermarkets, chemist, bakery, post offer, and many other shops, services and eateries. There is a 24 hour gourmet IGA supermarket on Stirling Highway, along with a number of restaurants and a wide variety of services and retailers. To the north, the Hampden Road strip is also full of shops, cafes and restaurants.
Nedlands is home to many care facilities, including Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth Children’s Hospital, Hollywood Private Hospital and surrounding aged care facilities.
Recreation facilities are in abundance with tennis courts, sports clubs, parks, ovals, a yacht club and a golf club all available. With plenty of parks and open spaces, Nedlands is also a great place for pets.
Nedlands is served by the CircleRoute and other services along Stirling Highway, Hampden Road, Broadway and Princess Road.
Due to the size of the suburb, there are a number of school catchments: Nedlands Primary School (south), Hollywood Primary School (north), Freshwater Bay (optional for north west), Rosalie Primary School (option for north east corner) and Shenton College. There are also a selection of private schools in the area, as well as the University of WA. Shenton College.
It would not be a good choice for anyone who likes to walk straight out of their front door in to all of the action.
Nedlands is an area in high demand. It is a large, mixed-character suburb that is comprised primarily of large homes on generous blocks. There are many very grand, wealthy homes particularly on the roads lining the Swan River. There is some lower cost housing available along Stirling Highway and on the UWA end of the suburb, providing a great opportunity for first home buyers to enter the established Western Suburbs market.
The properties in Nedlands are about 71% owner occupied, with the remainder being high calibre tenants due to the rental prices being considerably above the average of the Perth Metro Area.
The greenery, quietness and local quality of the suburb.