Western Australia's 10 most expensive suburbs to rent a house

Western Australia's 10 most expensive suburbs to rent a house
Western Australia's 10 most expensive suburbs to rent a house

Western Australia's most expensive suburbs in which to rent a house paints an interesting picture - particularly when looking at the disparity in rental yields.

This top 10 list of the priciest places to rent a house in Western Australia, compiled from RP Data's statistics, includes a strong presence of high yielding mining towns combined with several prestige suburbs with stunning rentals. We've included a real-time current listing so that you can see for yourself what the rental price will get you.

Western Australia's 10 most expensive suburbs to rent a housePort Hedland

  • Weekly median advertised rent: $1,775
  • Gross rental yield: 9.32%

Currently up for rent: 27 Styles Road (pictured below), a four bedroom, two bathroom solid brick property for $1,800 per week. It is in the Pretty Pool area, each room has a built in wardrobe and it includes a lock up garage.

Western Australia's 10 most expensive suburbs to rent a house

Western Australia's 10 most expensive suburbs to rent a housePeppermint Grove

  • Weekly median advertised rent: $1,500
  • Gross rental yield: 2.23%

Currently up for rent: There’s very little on the market for rent at present in Peppermint Grove, however for $1,100 per week 33 Leake Street (pictured below) could be tenanted. Designed by architect Marshall Clifton, the four bedroom two bathroom home also includes a study, workshop and two carports.

Western Australia's 10 most expensive suburbs to rent a house

Western Australia's 10 most expensive suburbs to rent a houseNewman

  • Weekly median advertised rent: $1,500
  • Gross rental yield: 9.87%

Currently up for rent: 29 Daniels Street (pictured below), for $1,500, is a four bedroom, two bathroom offering. It includes a double carport.

Western Australia's 10 most expensive suburbs to rent a house

Western Australia's 10 most expensive suburbs to rent a houseSouth Hedland

  • Weekly median advertised rent: $1,350
  • Gross rental yield: 8.78%

Currently up for rent: 8 Roberts Street (pictured below), a three bedroom, one bathroom offering for $1,200 a week was the closest we could find. It comes with a below ground pool.

Western Australia's 10 most expensive suburbs to rent a house

Western Australia's 10 most expensive suburbs to rent a houseBaynton

  • Weekly median advertised rent: $1,200
  • Gross rental yield: 8.20%

Currently up for rent: This four bedroom, four bathroom home at 11 Nyamina Road (pictured below) is available for spot on $1,200. It includes a double car port.

Western Australia's 10 most expensive suburbs to rent a house

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Western Australia's 10 most expensive suburbs to rent a houseDampier

  • Weekly median advertised rent: $1,173
  • Gross rental yield: 7.82%

Currently up for rent: The closest available is $1,000 a week for three bedroom, one bathroom 14 Lyndon Crescent (pictured below). It’s on a 900 square metre block of land and was previously owner occupied.

Western Australia's 10 most expensive suburbs to rent a house

Western Australia's 10 most expensive suburbs to rent a houseClaremont

  • Weekly median advertised rent: $1,150
  • Gross rental yield: 3.92%

Currently up for rent: The closest available is the $950 per week three bedroom, two bathroom offering at 43 Goldsworthy Road (pictured below). It includes a double remote control garage.

Western Australia's 10 most expensive suburbs to rent a house

Western Australia's 10 most expensive suburbs to rent a houseCity Beach

  • Weekly median advertised rent: $1,148
  • Gross rental yield: 3.45%

Currently up for rent: The closest is $1,100 five bedroom, two bathroom 119 Drabble Road (pictured below). It has a minimum one week stay and a maximum four month stay in the property, and does advertise itself for “tropical holiday retreat” or short lease, so isn’t your standard rental.

Western Australia's 10 most expensive suburbs to rent a house

Western Australia's 10 most expensive suburbs to rent a houseNickol

  • Weekly median advertised rent: $1,100
  • Gross rental yield: 8.6%

Currently up for rent: Corner block 15 Middleton Way (pictured below), with four bedrooms and two bathrooms, is available for $1,100 per week. It has a significant yard, with terracotta tiles.

Western Australia's 10 most expensive suburbs to rent a house

Western Australia's 10 most expensive suburbs to rent a houseDalkeith

  • Weekly median advertised rent: $1,095
  • Gross rental yield: 2.41%

Currently up for rent: 53 Birdwood Parade (pictured below), with five bedrooms and two bathrooms, is available for $1,100 per week. The house is described as ‘historic’ and is rather spectacular with bathrooms in art deco style.

Western Australia's 10 most expensive suburbs to rent a house

Note: Churchlands narrowly missed the top 10, recording a $1,050 weekly median advertised rent result, and a gross rental yield of 3.98%. No other suburbs topped $1,000 per week in the data set.

Jennifer Duke

Jennifer Duke

Jennifer Duke was a property writer at Property Observer

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