Largs Bay Area Profile

Largs Bay is a suburb located on the Lefevre Peninsula in the west of Adelaide about 16 kilometres northwest of the Adelaide city centre. Largs Bay with its wide beach of white sand is a popular destination in summer. The jetty and landmark hotel reflect the grandeur of days past when Largs Bay was the destination of passenger liners. The area is well serviced by public transport with buses and trains. Major shopping centres are nearby at Port Adelaide and West Lakes.
Largs Bay is a suburb located in the City Of Port Adelaide Enfield local government area of Western Adelaide, South Australia. Largs Bay has a population of 3951 residents, with an average income of $789. The median price for houses is $506,039 and the median price for units is $322,602. House prices in Largs Bay have grown by 8.06% in the past 3 years and 1.34% last year. Unit prices in Largs Bay have grown by 16.67% in the past 3 years. The average house in Largs Bay is rented for $378 per week and returns a rental return of 5.17%. The median weekly rental price on units is $263 and the rental return is 4.99%. Houses in Largs Bay take an average of 28 days before selling and the average time for a unit to sell is 194 days. There were 70 houses sold last year and 15 units sold last year in Largs Bay.
Windsurfers and kiteboarders frequent Largs Bay taking advantage of the ideal beach conditions. Largs Bay jetty is a favourite fishing spot. The suburb is served by a primary school, Largs Bay Primary School, and the local high school is Ocean View College Gedville Campus, in nearby Taperoo. There is a hospice on Everard Street and a museum on Fletcher Road. Largs Reserve overlooking Woolnough Road is the main outdoor recreational reserve in the suburb, being the site of a lawn bowling club. The Largs Pier Hotel on the Esplanade was used as a historical landmark in earlier times by sailors. A sailing club and a jetty are present on Largs Bay Beach. The eastern side of the suburb, by the Port riverside is the location of three shipping berths, which are used by Caltex, BP and Mobil vessels.