Named after a genus of flowering plants, Dianella has retained its link to nature with plenty of small parks and a large regional open space. Close to the City, with a good selection of homes that cater for all tastes and budgets, Dianella is a large established suburb with a lot to offer.
Property in Dianella is as diverse as its community with everything from modest post-war dwellings to spacious, contemporary double-storey homes and upmarket properties built high on the ridge with terrific city views.
Known as Media Hill, for decades, Dianella’s hill was home to Perth’s commercial TV stations, Channel Seven, Nine and Ten. But times are changing with Channel Seven already moving its offices to Osborne Park, Channel Nine and Ten are expected to follow suit.
Once vacant, the media precinct will open up for development in the coming years with a number of proposed residential redevelopments already on the drawing board. Offering a mix of houses, units and apartments, the new development will cater for the growing demand for affordable living options near the CBD.
Diverse Dianella has a great demographic mix with 24.1% of residents under the age of 18 years of age. The largest group are those aged over 50, who make up 26% of the demographic. Whilst 25-34 age group make up 16.7%, and 35-49 make up 25.5%.
With its convenient location and great amenities, diverse Dianella is a popular with singles, couples, families and retirees. The largest group, making up 41.7% of the population, are couples without children, while couples with families represent 30.4%. Single people come in close with 17.8%.
At the heart of Dianella, the Dianella Regional Open Space is popular with locals as a place to relax and unwind. It’s also home to sporting clubs, including lacrosse, football, little athletics, soccer and cricket as well as many more indoor sports.
As far as life style goes, residents of Dianella enjoy the best of both worlds, it’s a quiet suburb yet only a short drive to cafes and restaurants in Inglewood, Mt Lawley, Northbridge.
If you love to shop then the Centro Galleria Morley or Mirrabooka Square are only minutes away. The Perth CBD is 10 kilometres away with regular bus services providing an easy commute.
The Dianella Playspace on Light Street caters for the little ones with a traditional play area, nature and water play areas, large grassed area, toilets, BBQ’s picnic shelters and sports courts.
Fancy a day at the beach or just watching the sun go down over the Indian Ocean? You can be at Trigg, Scarborough or City Beach in less than 30 minutes.