Skip to content


January 21, 2022


South of Perth and bordered by the iconic Swan River, Como is a well established area offering residents an idyllic lifestyle. Como underwent its most significant period of development between the 1950s and 1960s, growing gradually since into the vibrant community of the present. The leafy green, tidy streets have earned the suburb a highly respected reputation that has endured the test of time.

As Perth’s continues to expand, new developments are arising across Como to support the influx of residents looking to call the serene area home. In this article, we explore what makes Como one of Perth’s most sought-after suburbs, and take an exclusive look at three brand-new developments by boutique developers Griffin.

Live the good life in Como

Life in Como brings the best of both worlds, where you can find relaxation in the tranquil residential area or venture into the bustling town centre. The suburb’s soothing effect derives from its impressive architecture, notable for its unique nature. A fusion of stunning brick-and-tile mid-century homes and sparklingly new residences give the suburb an air of grandeur while retaining its charming vibe. Lining the streets, several century-old eucalypts shade the sidewalks. Spend your days taking a relaxing walk down the impressive streets, through the nature-filled parks or along the shore of the snaking Swan River. If you fancy a day out, Como boasts several must-try eateries, entertainment, and recreational facilities.

Enticing local attractions

Now that we’ve mentioned Como’s incredible array of attractions, we couldn’t possibly move on without sharing our favourites. Whether you’re looking to catch a film, become a regular at a cosy coffee shop, or try your hand at that sport you’ve always wanted to play, Como has it all and more.

Here’s our local hotspots you’ll be sure to add to your must-see list:

Cafés and restaurants

  • Juniper & Bay
  • The Karalee on Preston
  • Pizzeria Tiramisu
  • The Como Hotel
  • Como Beach Café
  • Dux Café
  • Moco151
  • Charcoal and Chai

Lesiure, Recreation & Entertainment

  • Olives Reserve
  • Neil McDougall Park
  • Como Beach Jetty
  • Como Total Body Salon
  • Collier Park Golf Course
  • Preston Street Artspace

An array of amenities at your fingertips

Along with a variety of attractions to fill your days, Como is home to exceptional amenities that will cater to all of your essential needs. The suburb is well-connected with an array of public transportation options, as well as several must-have amenities within reach, including shopping centres, pharmacies, childcare centres, and prestigious schooling institutions.

The excellent amenities nearby the Como town centre include, but of course are not limited to:

  • Como centre shopping mall
  • Waterford Plaza
  • Preston Street IGA
  • Canning Bridge Station
  • Jellybeans Child Care
  • Lifestreamers Child Care
  • Como Primary School
  • Collier Primary School
  • Penrhos College
  • Como Secondary College

An exclusive look at three premier Como developments

Boutique developer Griffin is excited to reveal three brand new residential developments located in the heart of lively Como. These stunning, architecturally designed developments offer residents the chance to live in luxury in one of Perth’s most sought-after central locations. Discover each incredible residence, and how you can secure a place in one of Griffin’s exclusive riverside apartments.

Abode Como

Located just four kilometres from the iconic South Perth foreshore, Abode Como is best described as an oasis of gentle elegance. The contemporary building is bound by blooming jacarandas and opposing parklands, creating a natural sanctuary in an incredible central location. Nestled among the tree canopies allowing gentle natural light to filter in, Abode creates a beautiful affinity with nature, unique to apartment living.

Abode comprises of two spacious townhouses and twelve elegant two and three-bed apartments. Each residence is finished with high-quality furnishings and appliances, designed with luxurious comfort at the forefront of mind. North-facing balconies invite warm natural light to spill into the home, across the expansive apartment. A twilight-inspired colour scheme produces a calming aura, creating the perfect space for relaxation.

Offering an exquisitely styled apartment with a unique intrinsic connection to the natural parklands of Como, Abode is selling fast, with only 3 apartments left on the market. To ensure you don’t miss out on a spot in this spectacular premium development, register your interest to learn more about Abode Como today.

Parkview Como

The enchanting Parkview Como development sets itself apart as a contemporary haven perfect downsizers. The modern boutique apartments feature an inviting warm wooded colour scheme, against the comforting natural backdrop of picturesque parklands. Boasting a convenient location and stunning architecturally designed residences, Parkview Como is the perfect central retreat.

Each of the fourteen exclusive apartments on offer at Parkview Como boast expansive floor plans. One, two and three-bedroom apartments are available, with residents of three-bedrooms granted access to a spacious private balcony overlooking scenic parklands. The interior colour schemes draw inspiration from nature, fusing crisp white accents with warm oak tones and soft greys, adding playfulness with texture.

The exquisitely designed boutique apartments of Parkview Como create the ideal natural sanctuary tucked away in a connected city location. To secure one of the 3 remaining apartments at Parkview Como, register your interest and experience the enriching Parkview residences for yourself.

Lucida Como

Launching very soon to 73 Lockhart Street in Como, the luxurious Lucida development is a shining star against the backdrop of this coveted Perth suburb. Named after the brightest star in the constellation, Lucida Luxury Residences by Griffin stays true to its name in setting itself apart as a distinctive Como development. Architecturally designed by an award-winning team, Lucida offers the perfect setting to sit under the stars atop your very own private rooftop alfresco terrace.

Featuring two luxury townhouses and twelve immaculately designed apartments, luxury and privacy is central to Lucida’s design. While premium quality furnishing ensures the apartments are finished to the highest standard, Lucida Como makes no compromises on delivering exceptional functionality.

Here’s some of the incredible finishings you can expect to find in Lucida’s one, two and three-bed apartments:

  • Stone bench tops and splash backs
  • Luxe cabinetry throughout
  • Engineered wood flooring

Offering stunning high-quality apartments paying unique homage to the stars, there is no doubt Lucida Como will sell swiftly. Avoid missing out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity by registering your interest, and be on your way to enjoying balmy nights under the stars at Lucida Como.