Como Suburb Guide

May 7, 2024

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Como is a well-established suburb within the City of South Perth, boasting a prime location less than 10km from Perth’s CBD. This position offers residents convenient access to the city while enjoying a riverside lifestyle.


  • Education: Penrhos College Como, Wesley College (South Perth), Aquinas College (Salter Point), Manning Primary School
  • Sports and Recreation: Royal Perth Golf Course, South of Perth Yacht Club (Applecross), Manning Leisure Centre (nearby), Como Beach, Swan River foreshore

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Neil McDougall Park, Como

  • Shopping and Entertainment:

    • Como: Preston Street offers a convenient selection of shops and eateries, catering to everyday needs and casual outings.
    • South Perth: A short drive unlocks a wider range of options. Explore the cafes and restaurants lining the scenic South Perth Foreshore, or encounter fascinating creatures at the South Perth Zoo.
    • Applecross & Mount Pleasant: Raffles Hotel (Applecross), Mount Pleasant Rowing Pavilion Restaurant
    • Karawara: Village Green, a recently opened (April 2024) urban center with a village atmosphere, provides additional shopping and dining choices. This development allows residents to enjoy a variety of stores, restaurants, and social spaces just outside of Como’s borders (City of South Perth Media Release, [here]).
  • Transport: Canning Bridge train station with direct CBD connection

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  • Population: Over 14,000

Property Market:

  • Median house price: $1.2 million (Reiwa, May 2024)
  • Median rent: $772 per week (Reiwa, May 2024)

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Overall, Como is a well-connected riverside suburb with a range of amenities and a growing property market.