If you’re ready to buy your first property, or are just looking to move, Yanchep may not have been the first location that came to mind. Despite therecreational and health benefits of beachside living in Yanchep, some people are hesitant to live outside a CBD area.
If you’re not completely familiar in the area you may have some concerns that a coastal town may not have all the amenities you need for you and your family. Rest assured Yanchep is a great up and coming area that would make a great location for your long-term family home. Here are all of the things you will enjoy living in Yanchep.
No need to worry about putting your small children on buses for hours a day to get them to the nearest school. Yanchep has options for day care, primary school and high school, so your kids will be covered no matter what age.
Even if you have bigger kids ready for higher education, they can take a train trip down to Joondalup where there is a University and TAFE. To find out more about the local schools, check out our other article all about Yanchep schools here.
Let’s face it, everyone deserves a night off from cooking every now and then. And though a takeaway fish and chips or pizza is all you need sometimes, it’s nice to have the option of going out for a nice sit-down meal – especially for a date with your significant other.
Yanchep has some lovely places to dine, day or night. If you fancy a day date, why not have lunch and some chocolaty treats at Chocolate Drop’s tearoom. If you’re after a nice dinner, just a few kilometers out from Yanchep in Two Rocks there is some great night high class dining options, such as The Pickled Herring and Neptune’s Café.
When you think about living in a beautiful beach town, you may think it also means living far away from supermarkets and shopping centres. That is certainly not the case with Yanchep – Yanchep Central Shopping Centre has a beautiful new Woolworths for all your grocery shopping needs. There’s also a butcher, bakery and even places to pamper yourself like a masseuse, hair salon and nail salon.
If you need a day of serious retail therapy, you are only a 30 minute drive from the massive Lakeside Joondalup, which boasts over 300 stores and services. This enormous shopping complex has an extensive range local, national and international of fashion stores and lifestyle brands.
Sports and Fitness
If living on the beach isn’t enough inspiration on its own to get you out swimming in the ocean or jogging along the coast, you’ll be pleased to know Yanchep has other options for keeping fit. Yanchep has some fully equipped gyms as well as a Sports Club. There are also sports teams around town for kids to join.
Golf is one of the most popular sports in Yanchep. If you want to hit the green for a round of golf, Sun City Country Club’s golf course is one of the best WA has to offer. Become a member of the club to enjoy the competition-grade course.
It’s important to have a family GP wherever you live. In Yanchep you’ll be covered with two medical centres in town and both bulk bill! Each has a team of experienced doctors for your family’s health care needs.
Even your furry family members will be covered with a high class veterinary clinic, containing a full surgical suite, x-ray and ultrasound, and in house blood testing. The clinic uses the very latest in medical treatments and has a fully equipped pharmaceutical store.
A major train line is only a short 15 minute drive from Yanchep. The Butler train line goes all the way through to Perth CBD and there are bus services every hour from Butler train station to go back into Yanchep.
Yanchep is still growing each year, with more and more amenities becoming available. This up-and-coming community proves you can enjoy all the luxuries of relaxed beachside living while still having all the conveniences of city-living for you and your family. Yanchep has the perfect balance of affordable family housing, peaceful coastal lifestyle and all the services you want and need.