As one of the best suburbs in Queensland, Clayfield is located about 7 km north of the Brisbane CBD. It borrows its name from an industry by that tag that was once situated near Sandgate Road. Clayfield is bordered on the northern side by Kalinga Park, offering a quiet, peaceful environment with lots of tree-lined streets and green spaces.
This alluring suburb is serviced by buses, trains and taxis. Trains take about 21 minutes from Brisbane, with buses taking about 13 – 21 minutes and taxis only 7 minutes. You can also exercise by walking which may take you about one and half hours.
You can sample sumptuous meals in many of the restaurants in Clayfield including Wooden Horse, Marinara and Mamaku Street Food. Enjoy premium coffee in the many cafés such as Let Minnow and My Mistress.
For racing lovers, this is the place to be as it is close to Albion Park and Eagle Farm racecourses. Fitness enthusiasts will be spoilt for choice as Clayfield has many gyms like Delta Gymnastics and 2RND Fitness. Children can revel in the various activities at Kalinga Park, which is home to a climbing wall, slides, swings, tree houses and sandpits.
The family-centric community in Clayfield appeals to families with children, retirees, singles, professionals and young couples. It has a population of 10,006 people with 47% male and 53% female. The average age here is 34 years.
About 82% of the people in Clayfield speak English while the rest speak other languages including Italian, Mandarin, Punjabi, Hindi and Cantonese. 25% of homes available in Clayfield are fully owned, 28% are on home loan mortgage and the rest are rented. Houses range from single level units to contemporary multi-level dwellings.
Health, Education, and Schooling
There’s a wide selection of excellent health care facilities in Clayfield including Clayfield Medical Centre, Our Family Health Care and SmartClinics. As for schooling, both private and public schools are available. They offer quality education within a walking distance from residential areas. Some of them are Clayfield College, St Agatha’s and Aviation high.