Sorrento Western Australia, coastal living at its best and my home

Sorrento is a coastal suburb in northern Perth. It is governed by the City if Joondalup. It was believed that the first White people settlement in the area arrived around late 1920s. Theories have it that the name of the suburb was taken after the coastal town in Italy which bears the same name. Before the White people came, the area was inhabited by Whadjuk Aboriginal people. The suburb was still then called Mooro. The first European to live in Sorrento was Patrick Marmion and managed a whaling station which some of the remains are still visible and being preserved.

Due to its geography, the area was famous among fishermen as evident by boatsheds that were built along the coast. In 1950s, it has become a residential area. Sorrento used to be a part of the Marmion suburb until 1981. As the years went on, this suburb started to progress as different structures like schools, shopping centres and other business establishments have sprung up. According to the data of Australian Bureau of Statistics, there have been 7,321 people residing in Sorrento as of 2001. Today, these figures have grown as the city continues to progress. It offers living, working and recreating opportunities not just to its local residents but to everyone who wishes to visit. Even if the number of tradesmen and employees who render services dwelling in the suburb, there are substantial number of professionals and managers as well.

Sorrento is an ideal place to live and raise your kids. The locals are welcoming and the suburb has the small town charm, giving you an impression that a peaceful and flourishing life awaits you should you join the residents who have called it home. It is complete with all the amenities that you would look for in a suburb. There are businesses which would need your skills, schools where your children can get quality education, clinics and hospitals that will provide you healthcare and recreational facilities where you can spend quality time with your family during your spare time. You would not be too far from the action as the suburb is just under an hour away from Perth, the capital city of Western Australia. You can easily get around as it is served by hundreds of buses of Warwick and Whitford Railway Station. The parks and the beaches will allow you to engage in different fun activities.

If you want to live in a nice and thriving suburb without the hassle of fast-paced city life, there is no other place like Sorrento. For all you know, this may be the community that you are looking for.

* Facts from 2011 CENSUS SUMMARY

Fast Facts about Sorrento Western Australia, coastal living at its best and my home
  • Local Government Joondalup
  • Population - Usually Resident / Total Households 7,371 / 2,554
  • Median Weekly Household Income $2,065
  • Median Monthly Mortgage Repayment $2,461
  • Median Weekly Rent $425
Five Happy Kids from Sorrento Primary SchoolParents have been relying in learning institutions to provide quality education to their kids and it does not exclude you. What your kids will learn will prepare and equip them for the near future so that they can be up to the challenges that they would encounter in the real world. This is the reason why it is of paramount importance that there are schools in a suburb. Sorrento takes pride in giving shelter to a number of schools which guides the students not just with their academic growth but with holistic development as well. Below are the learning institutions that the suburb prides in.
Sorrento is a coastal suburb in northern Perth. It is governed by the City if Joondalup. It was believed that the first White people settlement in the area arrived around late 1920s. Theories have it that the name of the suburb was taken after the coastal town in Italy which bears the same name. Before the White people came, the area was inhabited by Whadjuk Aboriginal people. The suburb was still then called Mooro. The first European to live in Sorrento was Patrick Marmion and managed a whaling station which some of the remains are still visible and being preserved. Read More
The primary shopping destination of the residents is Seacrest Village Shopping Centre. It gives shelter to shops who put on the market their products. Sorrento locals rely on this centre for their essential conveniences. There are other malls in the neighbouring suburbs that the people can also go to if they would not be able to find an item they are looking for. For instance, there is Westfield Whitford City Mall which is situated in the suburb of Hillarys which is just next to Sorrento. Other large shopping centres that are in close proximity to the area are Greenwood Village Shopping Centre, Centro Warwick and Lakeside Joondalup Shopping City in City of Joondalup. Read More
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# Street: Suburb: Type: Const: Features: B/B: Original Price: List Price: Sale Price: Sale Date: DOM: Listing Agency: Listing Agent:
133/7 133/7 Harman Rd Sorrento Apartment N/A 1BR 1BTH 0WCS Fr $260,000 $249,000 01-01-1970 102 Ray White North Quays Rosemarie Kenny
26B 26B Hood Terrace Sorrento House N/A 3BR 1BTH 1G $620,000 $610,000 01-01-1970 5 Peard Real Estate Hillarys Les Lindsay
5 5 Seacrest Drive Sorrento House N/A 4BR 2BTH 2G UNDER OFFER!! $765,000 01-01-1970 79 Realmark Premier Daniel Gonzalez
40 40 Seacrest Drive Sorrento House N/A 4BR 2BTH 2WCS 2G A/C OFFERS $760,000 01-01-1970 26 Ray White North Quays Stephanie Shepherdson
1a 1a Cervantes Place Sorrento House N/A 3BR 2BTH 0WCS 2G D L $869,000+ $870,000 01-01-1970 29 Davey Real Estate Darren Haseldine

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