is a western coastal suburb of Perth
, Western Australia
and is an affluent locale with older homes being renovated and many new homes being built. The suburb is named after Swanbourne
Swanbourne is bounded by the rifle range and golf club to the north, Lake Claremont and Stirling Road to the east, the Fremantle railway line
and North Street to the south, and the Indian Ocean
to the west.
At the ABS
2001 census, Swanbourne had a population of 3,328 people living in 1,259 dwellings, nearly all of which were detached houses on separate lots. The ABS identified property and business services, health, and education as the three main occupations.
Swanbourne has a Mediterranean climate
(Köppen climate classification Csa
) like much of southwestern Western Australia including Perth.
Swanbourne includes the 18-hole Cottesloe Golf Club and Swanbourne Beach. Swanbourne is also well-known for having the only nudist beach in Perth. The beach, situated on army land and thus not subject to local council authority, is immediately north of the officially named Swanbourne Beach. Swanbourne Reserve contains a number of sporting facilities, including tennis courts, a football/cricket pitch and a rugby pitch. Also at Swanbourne Reserve is the relocated Tom Collins
House. Tom Collins was a famous Australian author. The Veterinary practice in Devon road was original started by Thomas William Hogarth
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