Capel Sound At a Glance
Capel Sound, VIC 3940
Capel Sound (formerly Rosebud West) is a suburb located on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria, Australia.
Its local government area is the Shire of Mornington Peninsula.
A distinguishing landmark feature of Capel Sound is the Tootgarook Swamp, the largest example left of a shallow freshwater marsh in the Port Phillip Bay region. The swamp is also described by Melbourne water as a groundwater dependent ecosystem.
The 381-hectare swamp is found on the lower section of the Mornington Peninsula, called the Nepean Peninsula in Victoria, Australia.
A large portion of the Tootgarook Swamp is zoned as residential and industrial, with roughly half of the actual swamp inside the green wedge and half within the urban growth boundary.
Capel Sound is a special place on the southern Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia.
You can download a copy of this brochure here.
To learn more about each of the activities, who to contact, etc. check the option ‘21 Good Things’.
The option ‘Capel Sound 3940’ provides an overview of the township of Capel Sound.
Are you interested in the story of how and why the name change came about? Check the option ‘History of Name Change’.
Rosebud West Post Office opened on 12 January 1938 and closed around 1996.
On 15 September 2016 Mornington Peninsula Shire Council officially changed the name from Rosebud West to Capel Sound.
The size of Capel Sound is approximately 4.7 square kilometers.
It has 7 parks covering nearly 15.7% of the total area.
The predominant age group in Capel Sound is 80-89 years.
Households in Capel Sound are primarily childless couples and are likely to be repaying $1800 – $2399 per month on mortgage repayments.
In general, people in Capel Sound work in a trades occupation.
In 2011, 58.2% of the homes in Capel Sound were owner-occupied compared with 57.9% in 2016.
(source: Australian Bureau of Statistics)
Property Prices over the past 12 months
|Average Days on Market||47|
|Stock on Market||41 for sale|
If you are considering buying or renting a property on the Mornington Peninsula, and want to know what has recently sold so you can get an idea of where the market is, you can download our FREE report HERE.
You can also review our current listings