Coolbinia Oval No.1, part of Yokine Regional Open Space - 126 Bradford Street, Yokine

Suburb Introduction

Coolbinia: Western Australia's Architectural Gem

Preserving Heritage While Celebrating Modernity

In the heart of Western Australia, Coolbinia stands as a testament to architectural diversity and thoughtful community planning. At its inception, developers made a conscious choice to ensure each dwelling was a mere stroll away from a park or recreational reserve, promoting a lifestyle closely intertwined with nature. The suburb’s streets whisper tales of WA’s heritage, with names like Carnarvon, Ardross, Mullewa, and Koorda acting as reminders. The homes, ranging from the 1930s to the 1960s, offer a visual feast from Californian bungalows and art-deco masterpieces to post-war austerity homes and international-style designs, crafting a unique and dynamic streetscape.

Coolbinia’s commitment to community development shines through its abundant green spaces, including hidden gems like Bandy Park and Nissy Mossenson Park, tucked away behind properties. Educational needs are met by the renowned Coolbinia Primary School and the Sir David Brand Centre, both anchoring the suburb on Bradford Street. For the sport enthusiasts and shoppers, squash courts on Walcott Street and a retail strip provide the perfect blend of recreation and convenience. Moreover, the Yokine Reserve, gracing the suburb’s northern edge, boasts a mix of active playing fields and tranquil areas, all overseen by the Coolbinia Sporting Club.



Median Age


Number of Dwellings


Sales Price


Rental Price

$700 per week

Median Time on Market

26 Days

Data obtained in 2024 from Real Estate Institute of Western Australia and Australian Bureau of Statistics

Deep Dive

Brick by Brick: A Glimpse into Coolbinia's Past

The development of Coolbinia, Western Australia, can be glimpsed through its notable architectural landmarks, such as the medical center located at 386 Walcott Street. This single-storey masonry building, oriented south-west, stands as a testament to the area’s history, with its rendered and painted brick walls, tiled roof, and elegant entrance marked by an Aesculapian Staff symbol. Its design, including timber-framed double hung sashes and hopper windows shaded under a concrete hood, reflects the Inter-War Functionalist style prevalent in the 1930s. The building not only adds aesthetic value but also encapsulates the essence of Coolbinia’s architectural legacy during its formative years.

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