Success is a well-established suburb in the City of Cockburn, Perth and boasts excellent work-life balance. It is attractive to young families, professionals and families with teenagers alike.  The sale of residential properties in Success has soared in recent years and continues on an upward trajectory from month to month. Enquiries for rental accommodation is also increasing at an exciting pace and is resulting in us placing families in rental homes regularly. Success is conveniently located, 22 kilometers south of Perth and takes around 23 minutes by car via the Kwinana Freeway. 

Success was classified as a suburb in 1973. The suburb gets its name from a ship that featured prominently in the exploration of Western Australia in the late eighteen hundreds.


A commute from Success to Perth City extends about 22 kilometers and takes around 23 minutes by car via the Kwinana Freeway.

Alternatively, Success residents are ideally placed to use the very efficient train service to Perth’s central business district and other destinations. Public transport is within easy access in Success. Residents who enjoy the suburb’s southeastern parts can board the train at the Aubin Grove railway station and residents in the north can use the Cockburn Central railway station, which also features a bus terminal.

Success residents have access to shopping facilities all around the suburb with many more options planned. Just north of Cockburn Central, is the Gateway Shopping Centre which opened in 1999. It has drawn over 180 retailers, restaurants and fast food outlets with more stores and restaurants available a short distance from the Aubin Grove railway station. The Harvest Lakes Shopping Centre, was completed in 2014 and features sixteen specialty stores housed in six separate buildings, including a large Woolworth’s outlet and BWS.

Many recreational facilities are close at hand to Success residents. They can enjoy these amenities at the Cockburn ARC, an aquatic and recreation center that opened in 2017.

This world-class facility, touted as one of Australia’s biggest, boasts two waterslides and nine water sports areas. It also provides three group fitness studios, a six-court stadium, and a modern health club.

Homes for sale and rent in Success are in demand. This has been highlighted by the sharp rise in the suburb’s population. The resident count in 2016 totaled 10,148, more than double the 2006 census of 4,854. Families with children made up 46.9% of the total households in Success.

The median age of Success residents is 32 years, with the 30 to 39 age group dominant at 30.6%. The under eighteen age group is consistent at 29.6%.

Several primary schools serve Success and its neighboring suburbs. Success Primary School is complimented by other primary schools in Atwell, Beeliar, Hammond Park, Harmony, Jandakot, and Yangebup. Primary school students from Success can also be enrolled at Havenport Msl College, Mater Christi Catholic Primary, and Divine Mercy College.

Secondary school students have the choice of Atwell College, Emmanuel Catholic College, Hammond Park Secondary College, Havenport  Msl College, and Divine Mercy College. They can also consider Lakeland Senior High, Perth Waldorf School, Leeming Senior High, and Kennedy Baptist College.

Prospective buyers in Success have a wide range of choices. Private dwellings in Success total around 3700 with 78.2% single-family houses, 11.9% duplex/villa/townhouse designs, and 9.9% apartment units.  Nearly 28% of dwellings in Success are rented. Close to 15% of homes in this suburb are fully owned, while 55.3% are under mortgage. In 2022 the median price of houses sold over a 12-month period in Success is estimated at $580 000

Regal Gateway Property has established itself as the leading real estate agency in Success. To find out more about this thriving property market, contact our friendly team today on 08 9414 3788.