7.0 out of 10

Boya

-31.9162237705482 116.055989722397
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  • Clean & Green
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Peace & Quiet
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4/5 rating details
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
2yrs+

"Living on the edge of a National Park."

Boya is right on the Darling Scarp and has a long history in Perth, mostly due to its use as the government's stone quarry. The stone from this quarry was used to build the Fremantle Harbour and moles. As a result, the blue stone quarry has been called Fremantle Harbour Quarry, Government Quarry and the Public Works Quarry. It is currently known as the Hudman Road Quarry. Apart from this history, the area is a hills suburb situated on the south side of Greenmount Hill and west of the highly desired suburb of Darlington. It is bound by the Greenmount Nat Park on one side and sits in the Shire of Mundaring. This location has made the area a hot spot for serious bushfire threats in recent years. The current population is under 1000 people with most residences situated on hilly, bush blocks of small acreage. The area has a rich variety of housing designs because of the need to be creative in accommodating the hilly, rocky slopes. Most services, shopping and educational needs are accessible within close range and Midland is the main public transport location to access the Perth CBD.
Pros
  • Hills, bush and rocky outcrops!
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
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