Get to know Maylands

Maylands Real Estate Agents

Once voted one of Australia’s coolest neighbourhoods by Lonely Planet, its residents and Maylands’ real estate agents have always known the perks of this diverse suburb just 10 minutes from the heart of Perth’s CBD. Even the pioneers knew the merit of Maylands when they built one of the state’s earliest colonies at Peninsula Farm on the Maylands Peninsula, cradled by the Swan River. They must have had a clue about investing in prime real estate in the 1800s.

Maylands’ historic roots are displayed in its architecture, ranging from countless character homes and grand buildings, many of which Perth Realty Group is proud to sell and rent as a leading Perth real estate agency specialising in Maylands. The streets are lined with iconic buildings such as the Maylands Hall, built in 1920 now home to the West Australian Youth Jazz Orchestra. In 1927, the Midlands Brickworks were established and the remaining Hoffman Kiln remains as the last of its type in Western Australia.

The Maylands Historical and Peninsula Association is based in the Old Police Station on Guildford Road, and the former Peninsula Hotel is now a Dome café. Western Australian Ballet’s impressive headquarters are housed in what was once home to the Victorian Institute and Industrial School for the Blind, dating back to 1898. With such reverence for iconic design and architecture, it is no wonder Maylands is popular for property sales in Perth.

Many flock to the Eighth Avenue and Whately Crescent precinct brimming with cafes, bars and specialty stores. How many neighbourhoods can boast their own brewery, bakers, street art, train station, golf course, yacht club and the Swan River with kilometres of riverside trails leading to Perth’s CBD?

Living in Maylands

Approximately 4.5 kilometres from Perth’s CBD, Maylands offers excellent transport links along Guildford Road and from the Maylands Train Station. With the convenience of nearby cafes, boutiques, bars, supermarkets, sporting facilities, parks, reserves, schools, Edith Cowan University, the Perth Airport and the Swan River, Maylands caters to suburban and cosmopolitan living for various demographics.

Get to know Maylands’ locals

Maylands celebrates its creative and multi-cultural population of 12,000+, evident in diverse nationalities and faiths through its eclectic cuisine and range of churches and religious sites, including the Islamic Centre of WA and Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Temple WA. Residents rub shoulders with all creeds within this gritty enclave, ranging from one-bedroom apartments available to rent for university students and FIFO workers to multi-million riverside mansions for affluent professionals and families seeking property for sale in Perth.

Regardless of their faith, origins or bank account, every resident has their favourite café, bar, park, walking trail or hot spot they happily share in harmony.

Maylands’ Attractions

The Swan River

Did you know that Perth’s first airport opened in 1924 on the tip of the Maylands Peninsula before moving to Langley Park? Nowadays, the site is home to the Western Australian Police Service surrounded by walking and cycling trails, lakes and green open spaces catering to the surrounding affluent homes. Bardon Park is one of the most beautiful parks in Maylands, and as well as having a playground, trails, picnic and barbeque facilities, it's in a prime position for spectacular views of the Swan River and the city skyline, especially when fireworks light up the night skies.

Maylands’ bustling town centre

Centred around Eight Avenue, Whatley Crescent and Guildford Road, Maylands hosts one of the most popular local hotspots in the metropolitan area with cafes, specialty stores, supermarkets and bars galore. Those in the know tend to meander off the main drag into the surrounding laneways, such as Lyric and Sargents lanes, in search of vibrant street art and hidden bars.

The Rise

Community is at the heart of Maylands, and The Rise encapsulates this ethos in a hub of recreation, health and fitness. Featuring a gym, fitness classes, sporting facilities, function/room hire, a cafe and a library, The Rise is a landmark building recognised for its bold design and contributing to the vibrancy of the Maylands’ Town Centre. The gardens feature the Maylands War Memorial commemorating those who made the ultimate sacrifice.

Maylands Peninsula Public Golf Course

You’ll be rewarded with sweeping city views as you tee off from the Maylands Golf Course with 18 holes, two putting greens, a chipping green, a bunker and a seamless driving range. Lessons, equipment rentals, a pro shop and the Swanbank Café are available to the public and members.

Maylands Yacht Club

Even if you don’t have access to your own yacht, the Maylands Yacht Club offers sail training courses for all ages. With a rich history in sailing and championships since its establishment in the mid-1940s, the club is renowned for its sailing programs but also encourages those who want to sail for the fun of it on the beautiful Swan River.

Peninsula Farm

Formerly named Tranby House and built in 1839, Peninsula Farm provides a snapshot of one of the earliest European settlements in Western Australia. The old homestead gives some insight into what life was once like for the pioneering families who colonised the Maylands Peninsula. Set on the banks of the Swan River, take a wander or guided tour through the museum and then settle into a leisurely meal at the Peninsula Farm Café.

About Perth Realty Group

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