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Suburb Spotlight – Cottesloe

May 15, 2022

When you step approximately 12 kilometres outside of Perth CBD, you will land yourself in the pristine and sought-after suburb of Cottesloe.

Revered for its beautiful waters, relaxed beachside lifestyle, and fantastic community feel, Cottesloe is a haven for real estate. Particularly for those who love a little coastal paradise in their residential living.

Despite being near the bustling centres of Fremantle and Perth, Cottesloe remains unexposed to two hyper-urban locations. This makes Cottesloe an ideal place for those who want the best of both worlds.

Cottesloe is characterised by a blend of historical and modern residences. Amalgamating the best parts of various real estate construction eras.

What does life in Cottesloe look like? 

If you’re looking for the perfect mix of beachfront living and city life convenience, look no further than Cottesloe. With its world-renowned 1.5 kilometres long stretch of beautiful sand beaches that draw people from all over Western Australia (and even overseas!), it’s not hard to see why this vibrant suburb has been such an iconic location.

The suburb also has the iconic Cottesloe Beach Hotel, which has been a landmark destination of Cottesloe for more than a hundred years. Cottesloe Railway Station, Cottesloe Shopping Centre and Grove Plaza are other notable fixtures of the area, as are the two local primary schools and the local high school.

Furthermore, Cottesloe is known for being safe, and offering plenty of community locations to spend weekends with family. From the beaches, local parks and with the two urban centres of Fremantle and Perth not too far away, Cottesloe offers a balanced family life.

Educational choices come in plenty 

Looking for amazing educational facilities for your children? Here are a few of the schools you can consider in the Cottesloe area:

  • North Cottesloe Primary School
  • Presbyterian Ladies College,
  • Cottesloe Primary School,
  • Scotch College
  • Methodist Ladies’ College
  • St Hilda’s Anglican School For Girls
  • Christ Church Grammar School
  • Swanbourne Primary School

What do the Cottesloe stats say? 

According to, 2016 saw the suburb have a population of 7,375, with a 19.9% annual growth. The age bracket average as 42, making it ideal for mature families.

Finally, the average median house price is over $2.5million!

With the assistance of a Perth Conveyancer, this luxurious lifestyle could be yours.

Looking for a Perth settlement agent to guide you toward your dream home in the calming, classic, coastal and contemporary Cottesloe? I can help you. Essence Conveyancing is here to support you through your Perth property experience.

Disclaimer: Please note, the contents of this article do not constitute conveyancing advice, are not intended to be a substitute for conveyancing advice and should not be relied upon as such. You should seek conveyancing advice or other professional advice in relation to any particular matters you or your organisation may have. To find out more, please contact us.