Properties in MELVILLE

The suburb of Melville packs a lot into its two square km. The area has a peaceful and friendly vibe that suits the area’s pretty tree-lined streets. Melville was established in the 1950s, and the area boasts some beautiful vintage homes. The 1990s brought an increase in population to Melville but not to urbanisation.

Sitting between Myaree and Palmyra, Melville is 11 km from Perth and is convenient to Fremantle. Shopping is nearby, and the bus service takes locals to the Fremantle train station. The suburb has plenty of recreation areas, including many native public spaces.

Melville has a population of 5,695 residents, and age demographics are well represented.

  • The majority of Melville residents (29.7 per cent) are 18 years old or younger
  • The 35–49-year-old bracket represents 26.6 per cent of the population
  • Residents 50 and older are the third-largest age group at 23.9 per cent
  • Melville residents aged 19-34 comprise 19.8 per cent of the population

An overwhelming majority of homes in Melville are either owned or being purchased, and most are houses.

  • Melville homes that are owned or being purchased account for 78.2 per cent of the dwellings in Melville
  • Just 21.1 per cent of homes in Melville are townhomes, villas, or duplexes
  • Apartments, flats, or units make up only 0.7 per cent of homes in Melville
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Why Live in MELVILLE

Melville is reasonably close to Perth and Fremantle, as well as shopping at Garden City. However, the area maintains a cosy small-town feeling, so residents really have the best of both worlds.

Residents enjoy a number of green spaces for recreation, and the beach is just a short drive from Melville. The suburb is home to a cross-section of society, including families with children, young professionals, hipsters, and retirees.

Many of the shops, restaurants, and parks in the vicinity are within walking distance of most parts of Melville. The suburb is also home to a pair of well-regarded schools.

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A number of people looking for homes in Melville also searched for homes in Attadale and Alfred Cove. They soon discovered that Melville held more charm and came with a more manageable price than either of these suburbs. Since Melville offers a lovely community at a reasonable price, the best thing you can do is make a quick decision if you see a property you like because it may not last.

  • Convenient location to get to Perth, Fremantle, recreational areas, and shops
  • A friendly community with a small-town vibe
  • The recreation centre and many native public spaces
  • Good access to public transportation
  • Melville Primary School is a highly rated school with a student to teacher ratio of 16:1
  • Students at Melville Primary School scored above average on both math and reading proficiency exams
  • Melville Senior High School receives high marks for academic performance as its students scored above the state average on reading and math proficiency tests
  • The students in the Melville area are served by a number of well-regarded government and private schools at the primary and secondary levels

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