The suburb of Kensington is well situated only 6kms south of Perth, surrounded by the lifestyle suburbs of South Perth, Como, and Victoria Park. This small suburb is home to many couples and families, who benefit from the quiet and safe streets, and close proximity to good local schools. Kensington real estate is mainly composed of single family homes, and offers good value given the enviable location.

What It’s Like to Live in Kensington

Kensington itself is a small suburb, and as such, affords residents a quiet tranquil lifestyle. Single family homes comprise most of the property in the suburb, with units and villas making up the remaining 15% of properties. Established couples and families abound in this safe suburb, with ample parks and outdoor space to pass the time enjoying the good Perth weather with other friendly locals. The South Perth Tennis Club and the 27-hole Collier Park Golf Club are located just on the edge of Kensington, offering top notch facilities for those who enjoy their sports. The Technology Park Conference & Function Centre is located at the southeast corner, and offers elegant indoor and outdoor spaces for many events.

Kensington is walking distance to café strips and the Swan River, which makes it easy for residents to enjoy the fresh air, whether it be for coffee catch ups with friends or jogging and bike rides with the family. Great city views are to be enjoyed throughout the suburb, and for those headed to the city for work, a short commute via car or public transport makes it easy to call Kensington home.

Nearby Shopping, Schools & Transport

This small suburb has one local supermarket; however, most residents visit the nearby shopping centres in South Perth or Victoria Park.

Kensington Primary and South Kensington School make up the two schools in the suburb itself. Additionally, close proximity to nearby Como, South Perth, and Victoria Park offer plenty of options for families to find themselves with top quality education.

Bordered by Canning Highway to the west, this main road connects Kensington to the rest of Perth quite easily. Several buses run along Canning Highway, giving residents on foot easy access either directly to the city, or to the Canning Bridge station with access to the train. The suburb is located close to the city and the freeway, making commuting by car an easy option.

The small suburb of Kensington is well situated close to Perth, and provides a safe quiet environment for established couples and families. Surrounded by suburbs with ample cafes, restaurants, and shops, a short walk finds residents with easy access to the offerings of larger suburbs. Kensington real estate is the ideal choice for those seeking a friendly tranquil suburb that is still close to all the offerings of modern city life. M Residential specialises in Kensington real estate. Our property agents are familiar with the suburb and can help you find your next home. Contact M Residential today to start your search in Kensington.