Boyup Brook - Lifestyle

Boyup Brook is the "Country Choice" and a great place to live, work, and play. It is a safe, genuine country town where people care, know each other's names and pull together when the need arises. It is also a place where you can breathe freely and see as far as the horizon. The Shire covers an area of 2,827 SQ KM and includes the localities; Boyup Brook; Dinninup; Kulikup; Mayanup; Tone Bridge; McAlinden; and, Wilga. Centrally located the Shire boarders the seven Shires of: Bridgetown-Greenbushes; Collie; Cranbrook; Donnybrook-Balingup; Kojonup; Manjimup and West Arthur.

Boyup Brook is a small, connected community, attracting a range of people from all walks of life. It is a place for slower, intentional living, where you can have a strong sense of belonging. Play farmer and own acreage, be more self-sufficient growing veggies on a smaller plot or just keep it simple!  A shopping trip may take a little longer because you keep running into people but you also have the freedom to enjoy the quiet, peaceful life if you prefer. If you are looking for a sustainable, holistic lifestyle, Boyup Brook offers an affordable range of housing options including broad acre farmland, established houses in town as well as three separate, picturesque special rural developments. There are properties to suit all preferences and budgets.

Escape to the country and the best of all worlds!  Comfortably situated with the magnificent South West on your door step and only a hop, step and jump away from the conveniences of major centres Bunbury, Manjimup and Collie,  Boyup Brook is located on the banks of the tranquil Blackwood River, 30 minutes from Greenbushes and less than three hours from Perth. It is also the perfect place to settle in!  The wide, tree lined main street is a mix of cute cafes, quintessential pub and a range of quaint and quirky retail and specialty store options. Most services are available in town so if you’re in need of an accountant, supermarket, hairdresser, beautician, tyre service, mechanic, police station, Community Resource Centre or post office – we’ve got you covered. Full of country charm and warm hospitality, the town boasts beautiful landscapes, events and festivals and a relaxed, rural atmosphere.

With great schools, Boyup Brook Early Learning Centre, medical centre, hospital, community pool, recreation and sporting facilities and an active community, it is a great place to bring up a family.

Some other great lifestyle advantages of living in Boyup Brook include:

  • Rural & city housing styles
  • Lower housing prices
  • Relaxed rural lifestyle
  • Minutes away from the golf course
  • Lower rates & charges
  • Strong community spirit
  • Well established health facilities
  • Well developed education facilities
  • Is a much, much nicer place to raise a young family, or retire
  • Picturesque river valleys
  • Beautiful forest covered hills
  • Bush walking trails
  • Local and regional arts and music events
  • Many vineyards, cafes and restaurants in the region.

There is a strong community spirit and many events such as the Blackwood River Marathon and Country Music Festival to enjoy. Boyup Brook is an excellent place to live, work and play.

"Growing our Community Together" is the vision of the Shire of Boyup Brook. Visit the Shire Office, Abel Street 8.30am - 4.30pm Monday to Friday or the Shire website to keep updated on local events, Shire facilities and public notices.

For more information please contact the Shire Administration office 9765 1200.