Forrestfield


About Forrestfield

Forrestfield is a suburb of the City of kalamunda and is 15 kilometres of the south-east of Perth. Local folklore suggests that the name comes from Charles Hale who settled here in 1902 and planted a crop amongst the trees. A neighbour referred to him wanting a forest and a field at the same time and the name was later applied to the area. A Forrest Field Progress Association was formed as early as 1927 and the name is shown on plans as Forrestfield for 1944.

Life in Forrestfield

Forrestfield is home to the Hartfield Park Recreation Centre which includes an indoor stadium for various sports, an 18-hole golf course, equestrian centre, nature park and lake. The main shopping centre known as the 'Forrestfield Forum and Marketplace' is home to 52 stores. There are a range of other retail establishments scattered throughout the area.

There are also a range of primary and secondary schools in the area and construction is currently underway on the  Forrestfield-Airport Link which is scheduled to open in 2021 and will connect Perth Airport with the city. A Forrestfield train station is included in this development.


Forrestfield quick stats

  • Postcode

    6058

  • Population

    12,690

  • Local government

    Kalamunda

  • Shops

    Forrestfield Forum

  • Train station

    No train service

  • Bus

    Bus Service to Perth CBD

7.9%
Sales growth
$540K
* Median sales price
10.0%
Rental growth
$550pw
* Median rental price

Nearby suburb growth

11.5%

High Wycombe

1.8%

Kalamunda

15.0%

Kewdale

-2.4%

Lesmurdie

15 km from Perth

Suburb prices

Median price data last updated 21 February 2024 containing transactions for the 12 month period ending January 2024 Sales data is annual up to the latest completed month. Rental data is year-on-year 3-month rolling up to the latest completed month. Data in this graph is revised as more transactions are settled.
Source: Landgate/REIWA

Buy

$540,000

  • 2BR

    $374K

  • 3BR

    $498K

  • 4BR

    $615K

Rent

$550pw

  • 3BR

    $520pw

  • 4BR

    $550pw

Median price data last updated 21 February 2024 containing transactions for the 12 month period ending January 2024 Sales data is annual up to the latest completed month. Rental data is year-on-year 3-month rolling up to the latest completed month. Data in this graph is revised as more transactions are settled.
Source: Landgate/REIWA


Upper and lower quartiles

Upper quartile

$610K

Median

$540K

Lower quartile

$480K

Time on market

House

Days

6

Unit

Days

16

Forrestfield
Perth

Total percentage change in annual median house price over the last 1, 5 or 10 years.

Suburb interest level

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This is based on views of residential properties for sale in this suburb within the last 14 days.

Schools

0.3km
0.8km
Woodlupine Primary School
  • Primary
  • Government
1.2km
Heritage College Perth
  • Combined
  • Non-government
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