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Carramar, WA

Carramar is a picturesque suburb located in the City of Wanneroo, Western Australia, approximately 30 km north of the Perth Central Business District (CBD). Established in 1995 as a subdivision of Neerabup, Carramar has grown into a thriving community. The suburb shares its southern boundary with Tapping, another residential area. With its postcode of 6031, Carramar offers a blend of suburban tranquility and convenient access to urban amenities

The name “Carramar” is derived from an Aboriginal term meaning “shade of trees,” which aptly describes the natural beauty that surrounds the area. The name was officially approved as a suburb name in 1997, adding a touch of indigenous heritage to the community.

Carramar offers a balanced lifestyle with a mix of residential, commercial, and recreational spaces. The area is known for its lush parks, walking trails, and, true to its name, plenty of shaded areas provided by mature trees. The community is well-served by local schools, shopping centers, and healthcare facilities, making it an ideal place for families.

The community in Carramar is diverse and welcoming, with residents ranging from young professionals to retirees. Various community events, sports activities, and local markets are often organized, fostering a strong sense of community and belonging among residents.

As Perth continues to expand, Carramar is expected to benefit from further development and increased property values. Plans for improved public transport and additional amenities are also on the horizon, making Carramar an increasingly attractive option for potential homeowners.

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About Carramar

  • Locality: Suburb
  • Carramar Postcode: 6031
  • State: Western Australia
  • Region: Perth & surrounds
  • Latitude: -31.69994
  • Longitude: 115.78344
  • Elevation: 54m
  • Population: 7171
  • Median Income: $42224
  • Area (Sq/km): 7.056
  • Timezone: Australia/Perth

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