Rivervale, W.A., 6103, is a small suburb located 5km from Perth CBD and right next to the swan river. Being a part of the City of Belmont means that Rivervale has easy access to close-by shopping centers, leisure centers, schools and numerous community activities.
The suburb is predominantly made up of houses, with 57.5% of properties in Rivervale being houses. On the other hand, 28.1% of properties are Flats, Units and Apartments and 14.4% being Duplexes, Villas and Townhouses. For a more detailed description about property types, check out our types of property page.
Prices and Trends
The median price for homes in Rivervale ranges between $550,000 and $600,000 while the median price for rent is around $400 per week. Independent youth and matured and established independent aged between 25 and 34 are the majority of residents in Rivervale.
St. Augustine’s Catholic Primary School and Tranby Primary School are the only schools located within Rivervale. However, as the suburb is a part of the City of Belmont, there are a number of different primary and secondary schools that are located nearby. Belmont City College is only 3.5km away and will only take about 23 minutes to take the bus to school.
The suburb also has easy access to Universities that are located nearby. With ECU Mt Lawley only 9.5km away and Curtin University only 7.5 km away travelling to study is a breeze.
As Rivervale is located close to Perth CBD and the swan river, it benefits from having easy access to public transport. There are plenty of buses running, meaning that it could take less than 30 minutes to get from your house to Belmont shopping centre. The train-line is also close-by, with the Armadale and Throline lines located over orrong road. To find out which buses to catch, check out the Transperth journey planner website.
As well as public transport, Rivervale is also located near Great Eastern Highway, Orrong road, and the Graham Farmer freeway. Travelling from your house towards or away from the city is a simple task with these main roads nearby.
As Rivervale is a part of the city of Belmont, Belmont forum is located nearby, with easy access via Public Transport and Abernethy road. This shopping center caters for all of your shopping needs, with there being large supermarkets as well as smaller fresh food markets to choose from. Belmont forum also has department stores and various clothing, jewelers, and cafes.
There are also corner delis and small chain supermarkets nearby if you need to pick up that last ingredient for dinner.
Rivervale is a thriving community with various different community events and sporting clubs near-by. The city of Belmont offers a range of different sporting clubs. These vary from athletics to cricket, and from football to baseball. These are all close-by and are easily accessible by car or public transport.
The suburb also has a range of family events on in the City of Belmont. These include the Autumn river festival and the Carols in the park. Located in Faulkner park is a leisure center, playground and public library. For more information about community events, check out the City of Belmont’s website.