Yokine, Western Australia

Suburb Profile

Suburb: Yokine, WA
Total Population: 11,542
Median Age: 37
Median Mortgage Repayment: $1,957 per Month
Median Rent: $340 per Week
Distance From Perth CBD: 6.64km

Houses for sale in Yokine 

When moving house, it is crucial to find the right suburb for you. Perth may be isolated, but the variety here is amazing! With so much on offer, it can be overwhelming trying to find the right area for you. Luckily, our team at SOMO are on the ball when it comes to finding you the perfect match.  

Have you thought much about houses for sale in Yokine? Just eight kilometres from the CBD, if you’re looking for a central location, this is it. Located in the City of Stirling, the name Yokine derives from the Aboriginal word in the Noongar language meaning ‘native dog’. This name was chosen as the area is close to the suburb of Dog Swamp.  

Yokine WA started to do most of its growing after WWII and was almost fully developed by the 1970s. The dwellings in this area reflect the time, with brick developments, timber-framed houses, and some modern architecture that line the streets. About 80 per cent of the dwellings in Yokine are now a house or villa/duplex structure.  

Want our property buying tip? Be firm on your budget before you start looking. The current median house price for Yokine is $621,250 (REIWA). Having an idea of what you want and what you can afford will make the process of finding the right house and land package that little bit easier.  

As a first home buyer in Western Australia, you will love living in Yokine. Residents describe Yokine as a family-friendly, leafy suburb. They feel safe amongst the well-kept streets and love the community feel the area gives off. There is an excellent range of parks and reserves in the suburb, with sporting options including tennis, golf, and lawn bowls to tickle everyone’s fancy. Yokine Reserve is perfect for sporting, walking or picnicking. The Western Australian Golf Club is one of the most well-known locations in the suburb. Many visitors travel to have a swing on the green. Stirling Leisure Centre Terry Tyzack is neighbouring the suburb, where you can go for some laps in the pool, hit the gym or send the kids to the creche.  

When flicking through suburbs to pair with land packages and Keystart Loans, it is crucial to think about your proximity to amenities. The Dog Swamp Shopping Centre and the Flinders Square Shopping Centre are both around the corner, so you know you have options. Suppose you’re looking for a greater retail outlet. In that case, Morley Galleria and Westfield Innaloo are 13 minutes away, and Karrinyup Shopping Centre is just 15.  

When searching for a house and land package, it is essential to start prepping for the future if you think you will be in this house long term. Checking out the schools in the area is important if you think children will be in your future. Yokine Primary School, Carmel Primary School, and Carmel School are located within the suburb borders. Neighbouring Yokine is Our Lady of Lourdes School, Nollamara Primary School, Tuart Hill Primary School, and Tuart College.  

If living close to everything in Perth is what you are after, then look no further. Land for sale in Yokine is an easy 12 minutes drive into the CBD! Or if you would prefer the bus, it’s a mere 20. Could you get any closer?! The local Transperth buses are great and timely and will get you all around Perth in no time. On these hot Aussie days, you will want to kick back at the beach to cool down. Well jump in your car and zoom down Scarborough Beach Road to get there in under 20 minutes. It doesn’t get more central than this.  

Our team at SOMO is dedicated to finding you your dream home. If you are ready to get the ball rolling as a first home buyer or have any questions you would like answered, let’s chat! Give us a buzz on 9202 9292 to get started today.  

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