The Best Of Belmont
Situated next to the iconic Swan River, the suburb of Belmont is picking up traction as one of Perth’s fastest growing cities with a myriad of entertainment, dining and retail offerings designed for the enjoyment and convenience of its residents.
Located just 7 kilometres east of Perth’s central business district means that transport options are plentiful, as well as being an up-and-coming business and employment hub, while also consisting of an array of schools, parks, and playgrounds. There’s a little something for everyone in Belmont no matter what stage of life you’re in.
Belmont is home to a collection of Perth’s favourite cafes and restaurants, one of which includes Café 2TwentyFour that boasts mouth-watering mega freak-shakes, the Golden Gaytime being a standout (as pictured above). Another top choice is Tavolo, a trattoria offering modern Australian dining with an Italian twist. Envision homemade style pizza and pasta, as well as a generous local wine, craft beer and cocktail menu.
Sapore Espresso Bar is consistently packed full of Belmont locals, which isn’t surprising considering their reputation for serving up the freshest home-style food and coffee. The suburb also has everyone’s favourite take-out options including a number of delis, bakeries, fish and chip shops, and Chinese and Lebanese restaurants.
To add to the impressive dining options in Belmont, there is also a prominent entertainment scene that includes the newly built and architecturally striking Belmont Hub, housing both the Ruth Faulkner Library and Belmont Museum.
The Hub has been described as a ‘modern multi-purpose, cross-generational community building featuring a library over two levels, digital hub, senior’s hub, state-of-the-art museum’, proving its appeal to every age group, as well as being open 7 days a week.
The suburb has a classic movie theatre, Reading Cinemas, showcasing everyone’s favourites as well as the newest blockbusters. And for those who are seeking a bit more of a thrill, iFly Indoor Skydiving is located alongside the Great Eastern highway, offering adrenaline junkies the chance to soar like a bird in the only 14ft diameter wind tunnel to be built in Perth.
RETAIL & TRANSPORT
Belmont home owners are definitely not missing out when it comes to retail therapy considering that the suburb consists of two of Perth’s favourite shopping centres, the Belmont Forum and Direct Factory Outlet (DFO).
The forum contains over 130 stores, with a cluster of dining options on the fringe providing an all-around enjoyable retail experience for customers. The only DFO in Perth is located a few minutes away from Belmont, consisting of all the stores and sales you could dream of, plus all of the added amenities.
In regards to transport, the City of Belmont is convenienty located within close proximity to the Tonkin, Graham Farmer, Great Eastern, Roe and Leach highways and freeways, making getting from point A to B a breeze. Public transport links are plentiful in the area, as well as being not too far from both the domestic and international airports.
COMMUNITY, SCHOOLS & NATURE
One of the many appealing aspects of Belmont as a suburb is the sense of community and significant number of groups that have been developed to support residents. These community groups surround multiculturalism, Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders, seniors, people living with disabilities, as well as families, children, and youth.
There are a number of schools in the area, including Belmont Primary School, St Maria Goretti’s Catholic School, and Notre Dame Catholic Primary School to name a few, as well as a selection of childcare centres, making the suburb ideal for families at any stage of life.
What might be the most outstanding fact about Belmont is that there are over 75 parks and 48 playgrounds located within the suburb. Both Cracknell and Centenary Park, and Volcano Playground are firm favourites, although the broad range means your little tot could explore a different park or playground every day.
BUSINESS & EMPLOYMENT
Belmont is booming when it comes to business and employment, whether you are looking into getting your new business off the ground, buying an established business, or searching for the right location to shift your company to; this particular suburb will be your best bet.
The fact that the City of Belmont is located so close to central Perth, both the domestic and international airports, as well as access to key transport infrastructure, an array of shopping, sports and recreational options, and the approximate 55,601 employment opportunities in the City as of June 2019, are all attractive factors enticing business owners and people searching for employment opportunities to give this blossoming area some serious consideration.
The City of Belmont, also commonly known as the ‘City of Opportunity’ has plenty to offer its future home and landowners, whether they be first or second home buyers, families, couples, or singles. With Nicheliving, you have the opportunity to not only own a beautifully built home, but to experience an idyllic lifestyle in a great Perth suburb with access to all of the modern conveniences.