Suburb Profile Southern River

Located in Perth’s Southern suburbs, southern River is just 29km from the Perth CBD. It is located next to Elkhorn Avenue Reserve, Wildlife Way reserve, and Silkie link reserve.

Southern River has a population of approx. 6,000 people and according to REIWA 2021, it saw a house median price of $575,000, and an annual capital growth of 37.41%. Number of sales in the area was recorded as 216.

Located in the City of Gosnells the Local Government Authority, it boasts local State primary schools, Providence Christian College, Southern River, Bletchley Park Primary School, Wirrabirra Primary School, Ashburton Drive Primary School, and Jandakot Primary School. For tertiary education there is Carey Baptist College – Harrisdale, Thornlie Christian College, all close by.

For commuters, Kwinana Freeway runs just off Forest Road, making it easy to head North to the CBD with an approximate 30-minute drive, and the Aubin Grove Train Station or Cockburn Train Station make public transport connections a breeze.

One of Perth’s largest shopping complexes Cockburn Gateway Shopping City is close by, offering over 170 stores including Coles, Woolworths, Big W and Kmart, an amazing open-court dining precinct as well development approval that will see Cockburn home to new shops, cinemas, additional dining and public open space.

For those wanting to just ‘duck down the shops’ there are smaller shopping complexes surrounding Southern River which include:

  • Southern River Square Shopping Centre,
  • The Vale Shopping Centre

There are plenty of local amenities from child-care, dentists and medical centres with the Fiona Stanley Emergency Hospital less than ten minutes away. Perfect for families and all walks of life, Southern River is the perfect location for the first home-buyer and WOW Homes has been working with clients in the area since 2010.

Finance options for Southern River

Check out our website WOW Homes – there are so many designs to choose from! From 3 to 5 bedroom, open plan living areas, double lock up garages, gourmet kitchens…there are options galore! Big homes, little homes, narrow lots: we have a design for you! We can help you onto the path of home ownership, and with our experienced in-house finance team available, they will approach the major banks and lenders through the back door to secure you the best deal, best rates possible and will make certain you receive an experience second to none. If you’re renting, you should consider owning! Get onto the property ladder sooner. Owning your own home: the great Australian dream is what we make possible.

We’ll create a house and land package personalised to you!

PLUS! For first home buyers you can also access our $30k Triple the Grant Promotion*. That’s $30,000 towards your home! Contact us to find out if you qualify!

If you’re looking at building, try us! Check out how we rate at Product Review. We love building, we love helping provide home ownership, stability security and equity.

Contact our team today and who knows, Southern River might become your new home!

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