9.1 out of 10

Taperoo

Ranked 72nd best suburb in Adelaide (Greater)
-34.8070915432604 138.497796875925
Great for
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Public Transport
  • Schools
  • Peace & Quiet
  • Childcare
Not great for
  • Nightlife
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Who lives here?
  • Families with kids
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Retirees
  • Beach Lovers

Reviews

5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Schools 5/5
6 days ago

"Set to be FASTEST GROWTH suburb in SA!"

It doesn't take a psychic to predict this suburbs future. Cheapest suburb currently on the LeFevre Peninsula! As you drive past you will realize a lot of old homes are giving way to brand new developments. With the Osborne Naval shipyard still a while to peak when there will be 15000+ jobs generated and tonnes of cash to be spent on Maritime investments this suburb has enormous potential. With the government recently announcing a record Defense budget for the next 10 years do not be surprised if it adds additional infrastructure and jobs in this area. The best part is that there is still affordable real estate currently available here. It is a no brainer what the prospects hold for Taperoo where the median house price is a mimumum $100ks lower than adjoining suburbs of Largs North, Port Adelaide, Osborne, North Haven.. Over the years I have seen improvements in the suburb overall with more people moving into the peninsula. Being so close to the bay with dolphins aplenty this is certain to see some sharp real estate spike. LATEST NEWS- Fort Largs Academy has been purchased by private developer where there will be many quality homes in a sought after precinct bang next to the beach. Plus a lot of plans to add retail shops,pubs, hotels etc to cater the influx of workers into the peninsula. It is 2020 now, when you see this post in 2025 you will perhaps repent why you did not invest here:)
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
4/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Schools 5/5
May 27, 2020

"On the rise"

On the up and up
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
5/5 rating details
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
Dec 30, 2019

"Little secret suburb about to EXPLODE!"

Firstly neither am I a real estate agent nor someone who has a property at Taperoo so this is a neutral opinion. This suburb is is located in one of the most beautiful areas of Adelaide. Unfortunately over the years it suffered from neglect and lack of any development. However things are rapidly changing as people are seeing its vast potential and the appealing coastal charm. The Home prices are also extremely attractive when you compare it with nearby suburbs like Semaphore, Largs Bay etc where prices are more than double! To top it all the nearly $60 Billion naval project in this area will have an influx of people looking for some decent housing. If I had the money I would certainly invest here eyes closed!
5/5
Dec 04, 2019

"Hidden Gem"

A lil gem on the Lefevre peninsula, with a fantastic beach on one side and Port river (and Marina) on the other! doesn't get much better than that!
With the Osborne ship/submarine building precinct charging ahead in preparation for ship and submarine builds, there is much investment starting in the area. Houses are currently relatively affordable for beach/river side property... but get in quick..
Recommended for
  • Families with kids
1/5
2yrs+

"A terrible suburb"

Taperoo and Smithfield are sister suburbs. High crime, housing trust, unemployment. Needs a huge makeover before you want to live in this area. NOT for families.
5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Nightlife 4/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 5/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 5/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 5/5
2yrs+

"Quiet friendly suburb close to everything including the beach!"

A great atmosphere with views of the esplanade pines, friendly residents, short walk to the beach, renown 'snakepit' excercise facility, public transport, schools, great reserves and parks with exciting developments underway. West of military road is the place to be, with huge investment potential, and one of the last suburbs of Adelaide where you can get a nice large beach side home for well under $1 million. Homes on the North side of Wandana Terrace (Duntroon cr, Gedville tce etc) are well protected from the winds of the S/SE due to a rise in the land formation to the South of Wandana Terrace. The esplanade pines also absorb much of the winds energy. In summer the beach is amazing with warm lagoons forming in front of the wide white sandy beach. Whilst it may appear quite some distance from the rest of Adelaide it is well positioned to make use of the recent expressway completions (Port River, South Rd extension etc) for 20min run to City, 5 min into Semaphore, and 35min to the Barossa!
Pros
  • Affordable
  • beach
  • peace and quiet
  • Peaceful
Cons
  • Nightlife is restricted however there are nice cafes in North Haven and Semaphore which aren't far away
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
  • LGBT+
  • Students
  • Country Lovers
  • Trendy & Stylish
  • Beach Lovers
realityb
realityb Absolutely delusional, I suggest you take a drive around the area. Taperoo is full of disfunctional unemployed people and I'll leave out race because these days we can't call a spade..... A Spade. High crime. For this to be a decent area they need to knock down all the housing trust and move all the scumbags out.
2yrs+
kareenac
kareenac realityb your quite the contributor on so many suburbs in Adelaide! - as such an expert I presume you have lived in them all for a reasonable period of time... and all in the last 5 years?? Lets not over generalise, all suburbs are bigger then just a couple houses or 1 x street!!
Dec 04, 2019
simonu
simonu RealityB is a troll by the looks on most suburb threads
May 27, 2020
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4/5
2yrs+

"Hidden gem"

Why this area is not taken seriously is beyond me. So close to the beach and restaurants. Housing is very affordable. Peaceful and a relaxing suburb as is Osborne. Fantastic. I like it a lot.
Pros
  • beach
  • restaurants
  • peace and quiet
Cons
  • not enough supermarkets
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
  • LGBT+
  • Students
  • Country Lovers
  • Trendy & Stylish
  • Beach Lovers
5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 4/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 1/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 4/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 5/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 5/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 4/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 4/5
2yrs+

"Taperoo - extremely affordable living"

Like all suburbs there are pockets of Taperoo that are better than others but overall I think Taperoo is an affordable suburb with many appealing homes for retirees, investors or first home buyers.
Pros
  • Peaceful
  • Affordable
Cons
  • Nightlife is restricted however there are nice cafes in North Haven and Semaphore which aren't far away
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Beach Lovers

Unranked Streets in Taperoo

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"Peace & Quiet on the peninsula"
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