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Old Nov 9th 2010, 3:57 am
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Originally Posted by neila72 View Post
When thinking about where to live in Perth I have jotted down my must haves. I would appreciate everyones recommendations. I'm visiting Perth in a couple of weeks and want to visit areas that fit my criteria. My preferences are:

1. Has to be Quiet and not overly populated.
2. Professional area ideal for people with no kids.
3. Either close to the beach, or semi-rural towards the hills.
4. Semi-rural and choice of property with plenty of privacy.
5. Good transport links into CBD.
6. Established area but with modern living (not old dated properties).

I really hope you can offer some advice that I can use on my reccie. Thanks.
I'd be looking for a farm (if indeed farmers are professionals) with it's own helipad.
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Old Nov 9th 2010, 4:30 am
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Originally Posted by verystormy View Post
Actually it pretty much describes where i live. I live in an area south of Mandurah called Dawesville, but in particular known as Southport. The area is next to Pyramids beach, which is one of the best kept secrets in WA - has a great surf club, safe for swimming, but produces competition level surf in one part. But very quiet. The area is VERY quiet and is made up of a mix of proffessionals and VERY high end second homes (i cant imagine the salary people must earn to have them). The area is srrounded by the Cut Golf club, so the houses are basically on a golf course. It has a rural feel about the area with lots of kangeroos and things. However it isnt cheap. There are some new appartments that have been built there called Oceanique. The smallest start as 3/4 million. Google it and have a look.

We are about 10 mins south of Mandurah, we as a town we love, and then 50 mins by train from Perth.
It's funny, when I was reading the original spec the poster wanted, Dawesville/ Port Bouvard/ The Islands came to mind! Just totally falls down in that it is so far from Perth (compared to what she wants).
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Old Nov 9th 2010, 4:46 am
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Originally Posted by neila72 View Post
When thinking about where to live in Perth I have jotted down my must haves. I would appreciate everyones recommendations. I'm visiting Perth in a couple of weeks and want to visit areas that fit my criteria. My preferences are:

1. Has to be Quiet and not overly populated.almost everywhere quiet in perth
2. Professional area ideal for people with no kids almost everyone has kids here - doesn't exsist u will all so pay a fortune.
3. Either close to the beach, or semi-rural towards the hillsagain you will need to be rich.
4. Semi-rural and choice of property with plenty of privacy.
5. Good transport links into CBDwont be able to get good transport close to beach or in hills very few and far between.
6. Established area but with modern living (not old dated properties)this does not exsist places are either old suburbs or brand new, lego land suburbs.

I really hope you can offer some advice that I can use on my reccie. Thanks.
Good luck
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Old Nov 9th 2010, 4:53 am
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Originally Posted by kar-kier View Post
It's funny, when I was reading the original spec the poster wanted, Dawesville/ Port Bouvard/ The Islands came to mind! Just totally falls down in that it is so far from Perth (compared to what she wants).
As i posted earlier, i would say Dawesville and it is only an hour to Perth - i used to work on St Georges Tce and did the commute every day.
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Originally Posted by neila72 View Post
2. Professional area ideal for people with no kids.
What's a 'Professional area'?
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Old Nov 9th 2010, 5:16 am
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Originally Posted by Amazulu View Post
What's a 'Professional area'?
It is a ropey term. But generally used to mean the residents are going to be educated to degree level or above and work in areas such as accountants, teachers, doctors......
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Originally Posted by verystormy View Post
It is a ropey term. But generally used to mean the residents are going to be educated to degree level or above and work in areas such as accountants, teachers, doctors......
Fair enough. Do areas like that really exist? If so, they sound really f**king boring.

I was going to suggest Kalamunda but we have a few bogans up here so I don't think the OP would like it.
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Old Nov 9th 2010, 8:35 am
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Yep, lots of them and i live in one. I wouldnt describe it as boring, just quiet. Which i like. It means there is so an issue with parties getting out of hand or lots of hoons. In lots of areas on a saturday night you here hoons racing or loud music blaring. All i can here is the ocean and thats the way i like it.
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Old Nov 9th 2010, 8:56 am
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Originally Posted by DadAgain View Post
Can any of these 'proffesional' people spell properly?

(sorry )
You do mean 'professional' don't you?


BTW, I'm not
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Old Nov 9th 2010, 9:08 am
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Originally Posted by Wendy View Post
You do mean 'professional' don't you?


BTW, I'm not
er...I think that was the intended joke!
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Old Nov 9th 2010, 9:36 am
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Originally Posted by paddyo View Post
er...I think that was the intended joke!
Joke about spelling?

Not allowed, sorry
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Old Nov 10th 2010, 12:38 am
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Originally Posted by verystormy View Post
It is a ropey term. But generally used to mean the residents are going to be educated to degree level or above and work in areas such as accountants, teachers, doctors......
thanks for clearing that up... I was thinking one of those industrial estate properties where you are given a pricelist for extras would meet the spec... no kids, professionals, semi rural... etc etc etc...
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Old Nov 10th 2010, 4:09 am
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Originally Posted by Amazulu View Post
What's a 'Professional area'?
Originally Posted by verystormy View Post
It is a ropey term. But generally used to mean the residents are going to be educated to degree level or above and work in areas such as accountants, teachers, doctors......
Where I'm from it's the area where the "professionals" hang out. AKA the red light district.
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Originally Posted by Amazulu View Post
I was going to suggest Kalamunda but we have a few bogans up here so I don't think the OP would like it.
I'm in Kalamunda and there's not that many bogans; unless you're including all the senior citizens in that category as well!
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Originally Posted by verystormy View Post
It is a ropey term. But generally used to mean the residents are going to be educated to degree level or above and work in areas such as accountants, teachers, doctors......
Are those people not likely to have children?
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