If you love a green leafy environment with a community feel, then Hawthorne is the ideal place for you. It’s perfectly nestled against the Brisbane River and is located about 6km South East of the CBD. It neighbours Bulimba, Teneriffe, Balmoral and New Farm, which are all wonderful inner-city areas. The transport system is well laid out with various options for public use: bus, ferry, taxi and train. You can use your bike to Brisbane to arrive in only half an hour.
Hawthorne is close to many amenities, such as the Hawthorne cinemas, charming cafes, hairdressers, restaurants, gyms and boutiques. In case you need more than these, you can always walk down the road to Bulimba for the likes of delis and supermarkets.
Your kids have plenty of favorable activities to participate in since there are toddler swim schools and numerous lush parks. These include Hawthorne Park, Hardcastle Park, Vic Lucas Park and Love Street Park. There are also community sporting clubs and family-friendly parklands.
This suburb exudes old-world charm with its heritage buildings and tree-lined streets. It’s an ideal place for couples, professionals, families with children, young singles and retirees. The 2016 census indicates a population of 4,989 people with 48.2% male and 51.8% female.
The highest proportion of individuals in Hawthorne have an English ancestry (28.3%), followed by an Australian one (23.6%). The majority of housing (61%) comprises separate houses while the rest consist of flats/apartments, terrace houses, semi-detached or townhouses.
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
Available in this suburb is the Hawthorne Medical Centre, which provides GP and specialist services. There’s also Hawthorne Chiropractic, Hawthorne Clinic and Hawthorne Psychology for the mentally ill. For over-the-counter drugs, a chemist in this residential place is available. Hawthorne is close to excellent schools, including Lourdes Hill College situated atop the Hawthorne Hill. It’s a girls’ secondary school under Catholic management.
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