Bayswater

Welcome to Bayswater

Bayswater is a culturally diverse and vibrant neighbourhood that some 15,000 people call home.
Set against the 16ha backdrop of the Baigup Wetlands and stunning Riverside Gardens, Bayswater has earned the reputation of a suburb with strong community values and entrepreneurial acumen.
Local business leaders work seamlessly with a people fiercely protective of their heritage, culture and sense of family. Infrastructure for seniors and the vulnerable are part of Bayswater’s very fabric and residents are committed to thoughtful and strategic planning to sustainably manage the growth (nearly 7% over the last five years) and development of this bustling inner eastern hub.
The Wadjuk Noongar people are the traditional owners, having lived in the Bayswater area for thousands of years. The remains of a campsite found nearby on the Swan River are believed to be between 40,000 and 53,000 years old.
In 1881, the Perth-to-Guildford rail line was built. Along with many areas along the route, Bayswater experienced enormous change. There was a property boom and land grants kickstarted a subdivision. According to Landgate, Bayswater was named in 1885 after a property in Slade Street, which was named after the London suburb of the same name. Demand for property intensified after gold was discovered in the east of the colony. Many settlers chasing their fortune ended up in Bayswater.

Solid infrastructure, quality education options and an ideal location have meant demand has remained strong to this day.

Average Property Price

Total number of unique properties listed for sale over the past 12 months as of 15th May 2020. Supplied by CoreLogic.


$495KHouse price
$301KUnit Price
$1.8-2.4K+/pmMortgage

Commute Options

10kmFrom CBD

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Suburb Overview & Investment Potential

Bayswater is situated at the doorstep of one of the capital’s most integral crossroads, putting this thriving community only 7km from Perth Airport and the Perth CBD, and within easy reach of the far northern suburbs and the South West via Tonkin Highway. With a total land area of just under 10 square kilometres, this inner metro neighbourhood kicked off its major development in the late 1880s. These days Bayswater offers residents a classic suburban environment close to urban conveniences, picturesque parks and an eclectic offering of retail, cafes, restaurants and bars. Morley Galleria, one of Perth’s biggest shopping centres, is less than 3km away. The Bayswater Train Station and a convenient public transport network is a drawcard for both investors and residents. There is a solid selection of reputable public and private schools in the suburb and the area is well serviced by light industrial businesses, medical facilities and entertainment venues. Households in Bayswater are primarily couples with children and are likely to have mortgage repayments of $1800-$2399 a month. The dominant age group in the suburb is 30-39 years and 67.7% of homes are owner-occupied.

House Prices

Bedroom Buy Price Rental Price
2 Beds $565,000 $280 P/W
3 Beds $555,000 $390 P/W
4 Beds $619,750 $450 P/W

Average House Price

$565KBuy
$390 P/WRent

Unit Prices

Bedroom Buy Price Rental Price
1 Beds N/A $290 P/W
3 Beds $190,000 $250 P/W
3 Beds $379,350 $355 P/W
Renting
0%
Mortgage
0%
Owns
0%
Other
0%

Household Structure

Primary Demographics

Household Income

Household Income
0-15.6K
4.1%
15.6-33.8K
14.1%
33.8-52K
10.8%
52-78K
13.6%
78-130K
22.7%
130-182K
13.3%
182K+
10.7%

Statistics are provided by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)

Bassendean School Catchments

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Bayswater Primary School
Kindergarten, Primary
15 Murray St
9462 6600
Hillcrest Primary School
Kindergarten, Primary
2 Bay View St
9370 2330
John Forrest Secondary College
Secondary
180 Drake St, Morley
9473 4000
Chisholm Catholic College
Secondary
1104 Beaufort St, Bedford
9208 2500
St Columba’s
Primary, Secondary, Boarding
32 Roberts St
9208 2701
Durham Road School
Education Support
37 Durham Rd
9238 0900

Lifestyle

With hectares of public open space, 33 picturesque parks, numerous well-maintained sporting grounds and more than 3km of Swan River frontage, it’s easy to see why Bayswater is known as the “Garden City”.

Edgy small bar King Somm leads a pack of awesome hospitality options now and the café strip that is King William Street has a chilled vibe from the moment the sun peaks over Gobba Lake.
Well known for its family-friendly atmosphere and regular community events, Bayswater is considered by residents to be a place of relaxation, fun and recreation.

The suburb is also home to the wonderful Eric Singleton Bird Sanctuary. This urban wetland is a haven for ducks, pelicans, white herons, swallows, honeyeaters and hawks. The surrounding Riverside Gardens are full of hiking trails and bird hides and during Spring the area is alive with families who come to see the ducklings.

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