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We’re covering some of the top suburbs in South Australia to look at why the locals love living there, and to help us we’re talking to the experts in each of those suburbs.

This week’s feature suburb is Royal Park, and giving a written tour is Anthony Fonovic of Tim Morris Real Estate. 

Suburb Snapshot:

Population: 2,864
Distance to:
City: 12km
Freeway: 4km
Schools: Hendon Primary School, Alberton Primary School, Our Lady Queen Of Peace, Mount Carmel College, Seaton High School
Council Area: City of Charles Sturt

Why is your suburb so attractive for those looking to buy in the area?

Having lived in Royal Park for most of my life, I’ve seen this suburb develop into a great place to live or invest. Royal Park is an excellent choice for any home owner or investor. There is lots of development in this area and it is becoming a very sought-after suburb indeed. The prices are very affordable and there are many choices for any type of home you may be looking for.

You have a range of local parks available to you, where you can enjoy many recreational activities all within walking distance. Several public transport services are in every corner of the suburb and the city is only a 20 minute drive by car.

To take care of all of your shopping, Royal Park Foodland is the local’s choice. Also the Port Adelaide and WestLakes shopping districts are close by.

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Enjoy beautiful summer days on the local beach – only 10 minutes away. West Lakes, less than 5 minutes away, offers all-year-round water sports for the entire family with a range of recreational sporting facilities.

What are the best places around your suburb to eat?

Royal Park offers a wide range of cuisines all within easy reach.

Whatever your fancy, a quick coffee and cake, casual gourmet dining, cafes, fast food or a good ol’ pub meal, there are many fantastic dining options; including Taste Of Orient, Zac’s Greek Restaurant, Café Brunelli and The Grind, just to name a few.

What’s the best entertainment around?

Royal Park is surrounded by a great assortment of entertainment venues. For the movie goers, Reading and The Odeon cinemas offer all the latest movies for the whole family to enjoy at very affordable prices.

The Alberton Hotel, The Palais, and the Seaton Hotel, boast great indoor and outdoor facilities to enjoy many relaxing hours with family and friends.

If it’s BBQs that get you sizzling, Cooke Crescent Wetlands provides a great space to enjoy a BBQ or picnic. The walking trails will guide you through the wetland reserve where you can view a wide range of local wildlife, while the children can feed the ducks.


Enjoy fitness activities all within a hop-skip-and-jump of where we love to live; swimming, stating, BMX biking and ball sports. Royal Park and surrounds offer some of the greatest facilities in the western suburbs.

Tell us about the property market in your area

Royal Park is an attractive, ever-developing and affordable suburb to purchase in, with homes that will match any buyer’s needs, and is an area where you can be almost guaranteed of capital growth on your investment.

Royal Park also offers a range of property styles with homes on large allotments, modern courtyard homes and easy maintenance apartment style homes to suite the first home buyer, growing family or retiree.

Why do you love working in your suburb?

I love living and working in Royal Park. I enjoy working with the great diverse community of Royal Park and realising the greatest satisfaction – fulfilling the needs of my local clients by assisting them in achieving their property goals.

Is there anything else people should know about your suburb?

If you’re looking to live in the Western Suburbs, don’t overlook the golden opportunities Royal Park has to offer.

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