6 reasons why you’ll love living in Treeby

The popular locale of Treeby is one of Perth’s most sought after south of the river suburbs

Formerly known as Banjup, the popular locale of Treeby is one of Perth’s most sought after south of the river suburbs. It’s home to Calleya Estate and very soon, the highly anticipated new community, Kara.

So why is this contemporary urban pocket of paradise such a desirable place to live? Let’s profile Treeby a little more.

Treeby suburb review

The Treeby name has an inspiring history. It’s named after Cockburn pioneers Joseph and Emma Treeby, who settled in the area in the 1890s and developed a market garden, becoming a household name with the locals.

Everything has been meticulously considered at this affordable modern residential locality, from the innovative urban design of the new community Kara, the best practice water and environmental sustainability principles, to creating a diverse and inclusive natural community for all to enjoy.

Where is Treeby in WA?

Cradled by native bushland, Treeby is situated in a prime location approximately 25km south of the Perth CBD, easily accessible via the Kwinana Freeway and Armadale Road. The suburb is located roughly 2km from Cockburn Central train station and bus interchange, making public transport a breeze.

How far is Treeby from Success?

Treeby falls under the City of Cockburn with neighbouring suburbs Piara Waters, Cockburn Central, Jandakot and Atwell. It’s only a 5 minute drive to the popular suburb of Canning Vale and 10 minutes away from Success.
But it’s not just the location that makes Treeby so appealing for first home buyers and families. Here’s six more!

1. Within a stone’s throw of it all
Ask any resident what they love about loving in Treeby, and one of the first things they’ll say to you is everything is on your doorstep. Well-established amenities such as shopping, dining, sport and recreation, transport, education and medical services makes everyday life that much easier. And there’s more on the way too, when Kara, Treeby’s newest community officially welcomes its first residents October 2021.

2. A hive of activity
If you’re wondering what to do in Treeby, fear not as there’s always something happening in this growing hub. When it comes to outdoor activities, you’re spoilt for choice. Enjoy walking and running trails amongst forever bush, modern playgrounds for the kids, a multi-purpose sports field, a junior BMX track, and there’s even a dedicated dog park with free RSPCA puppy training for your beloved pooch.

Meet up for a coffee at the local café Mooba in Treeby, and just minutes away you’ll find yourself at Cockburn Aquatic and Recreation Centre (ARC) and Cockburn Gateway Shopping City, with its 170 retailers, cafes, restaurants and pub.

There’s a new neighbourhood shopping centre and primary school on the way too in Treeby, which will bring everyday amenities even closer to your door.

3. A safe community
One of the major factors when considering residential area to live in is safety. So, is Treeby safe? For sure. The suburb is made up of a close knit community that is each other’s eyes and ears. You’ll always feel safe walking along the tree-lined streets of Treeby, as the community has built a strong relationship with the local government and Neighbourhood Watch to ensure families and residents living in the suburb are safe.

4. Family friendly neighbourhood
With close proximity to childcare and schools from primary right up to tertiary, Treeby has everything a growing family needs. The wide open spaces provide the perfect place to enjoy the great outdoors with parklands within walking distance and playgrounds galore for the kids.

5. A sense of belonging
Treeby has its very own community association that drives community initiatives such as a community garden and library, free fitness classes and various events throughout the year that brings the whole neighbourhood together. This includes regular BBQ picnics, Friday Nite Bites food truck sessions and seasonal celebrations.

A new community and sports centre is also in the works and set to open in 2022.

6. An easy commute
Treeby is one of the most well connected southern suburbs in Perth. The Kwinana freeway runs right past Treeby, making it less than 25 minutes to the CBD, or just 4 train stops from Cockburn Central train station, which is less than 2kms away. And with welcomed road infrastructure and public transport upgrades taking place, including a new proposed bus route in Treeby, getting from A to B won’t be a problem.

What’s not to love about the Treeby lifestyle?

Be part of the vibrant and diverse community when you come home to Kara in Treeby. A thriving new community that sets the standard for contemporary urban and sustainable living.

Stay in touch with events in Treeby via the Treeby Community Association.

"You're never far away from key essentials, and with a mix of suburban and bush, it means that you'll always feel like you've gotten away from it all, while still being connected."

Lani Slaughter, President of the Treeby Community Association
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