Duncraig Suburb Report
Ideally located between the beach and the freeway, Duncraig offers a balanced lifestyle for established families. Duncraig is a typical Perth suburb populated by family homes, schools, parks and shopping centres.
The majority of the homes in Duncraig were built in the 70s and 80s, with amenities, educations and transport facilities being built over the last several decades. Duncraig is serviced by the Joondalup train line stopping at nearby Warwick and Greenwood stations, both within Duncraig. Duncraig is bordered by the Mitchell Freeway, Hepburn Ave, Beach Rd and Marmion Ave, providing direct access to Perth city, Joondalup and local beaches.
Duncraig is heavily populated by families due to the location and established schools in the area. Duncraig is in the catchment for four public primary schools and Duncraig Senior High School.
Most Duncraig properties are at least 3 bedroom, units and houses, with minimal decline in property prices in the last 5 years compared to the rest of the Perth property market.
There is a high demand rental market in the area with vacancy at a low 0.58%, but only 12% off properties in Duncraig are available to rent.
Duncraig Property Market
- Capital growth in the median house price in Duncraig dropped by 2.5% over the last 12 months (reported to the period ending June 2019, data may change retrospectively).
- Average annual growth rate is 2.0% (over 10 years).
- There were 202 houses sales in Duncraig in 2019, down from 208 in 2018.
- The median house price in Duncraig as of November 2019 is $670,000.
- Total Duncraig population: 15,268 (Census 2016, ABS).
*As supplied by reiwa.com.au and CoreLogic as at 11 November 2019.
- Average rent: $475.
- Gross rental yield: 3.98%.
- Average three bedroom rent: $400.
- Average four bedroom rent: $500.
- Rental vacancy rate: 0.58%.
*As supplied by realestate.com.au and realestateinvestor.com.au as at 11 November 2019
- Median house price: $670,000.
- Median three bedroom house price: $586,500.
- Median four bedroom house price: $720,000
*As supplied by realestate.com.au as at 11 November 2019.
Nearby Attractions and Amenities
- Hillarys Boat Harbour
- Marmion Beach and North Beach
- Percy Doyle Reserve
- Warwick Grove Shopping Centre
- Karrinyup Shopping Centre
- Carine Regional Open Space
What’s in the pipeline?
While Duncraig is a well-established suburb, there continue to be small 2-3 storey apartment buildings being developed to cater to over-55s that wish to continue to live in the suburb.
These apartments appeal to Duncraig residents looking to downsize their existing Duncraig property to a more economically home, whilst staying in Duncraig.
Duncraig is in the northern suburbs of Perth and is served by the Mitchell Freeway and Marmion Ave.
- 13 minute train to Perth CBD.
- Warwick and Greenwood train station.
- Bounded by the Mitchell Freeway, Marmion Ave and Hepburn Ave.
- Just a short drive to Hillarys Boat Harbour, Marmion Beach and North Beach
- Davallia Primary School
- Duncraig Primary School
- Duncraig Senior High School
- Poynter Primary School
- Glengarry Primary School
- Older Couples & Families – 30.1%
- Established Couples & Families – 17.3%
- Maturing Couples & Families – 11.8%
- Elderly Couples – 10.5%.
- Average Age: 40-59.
- Home Owners: 88%.
- Renters: 12%.
*As supplied by realestate.com.au and domain.com.au as at 11 November 2019.
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