Brisbane Suburb Profiles
Ascot is a tree-lined suburb comprising a friendly and close-knit community. This quiet, lush residential area offers vibrant views from its hilly areas. It’s approximately 6km northeast of the Brisbane CBD, which is an 8 to 10 minutes’ drive. The close proximity to the airport, the north coast and the Sunshine coast boosts its allure.
Ashgrove is a leafy suburb located approximately 5 kilometres by road north-west of Brisbane GPO. It is characterised by its beautiful hilly terrain and Ashgrovian houses. Ashgrove cafes, shopping centres, and restaurants are located in various streets and they are easily accessible. Shopping centres include Woolworths, Coles Supermarket, and West Convenience Store, among others. Some of the multicultural restaurants and cafes include The American Bourbon Bar & Grill, Home Café Ashgrove, Hub Café Kitchen, and Famished on Frasers, among other beautiful ones. You’ll enjoy shopping and dining in this quiet and secure suburb.
Auchenflower is a picturesque suburb outside of Brisbane city. It’s surrounded by multiple beautiful parks and borders the Brisbane River. The city is great for both owners and renters, and is perfect for professionals and business owners, single individuals, and those who are pursuing an education. Auchenflower is only a few stops from Brisbane’s central business district, and is about fifteen minutes from West End and South Brisbane.
Balmoral is a breath-taking suburb in the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. It’s located 9 kilometers (5.6 mi) east of the Central Business District (CBD) on the southern bank of the Brisbane River, but it is 5.5 kilometers by foot. There are 4 ways to get from Circular Quay ferry wharf to Balmoral Beach by bus, ferry or taxi.
Bardon is a leafy suburb that is 5 kilometres north-west of Brisbane’s CBD and about a 20-minute drive away. It nestles into Mount Coot-tha Park’s foothills and is close to suburbs including Redhill, Milton, and Paddington. It has regular bus services like the 385 and the 375 cruising to and from the city. The excellent road network comprises the ‘Metroroad 5’ western bypass that connects the Western Freeway to the Centenary Highway. This bypass also links into Brisbane.
Bulimba is a beautiful suburb in the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Bulimba is located 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) northeast of the Central Business District (CBD) on the southern bank of the Brisbane River, but it is 9 kilometres by road. Bulimba shops and shopping centres are located in the various streets and include Queen Street Mall, The Finders Keepers Market, Valley Metro Shopping Centre, and Westfield Carindale, among other attractive shopping centres.
Camp Hill is a small suburb located about 6 kilometres Southeast of Brisbane City. It’s only 13 minutes’ drive away from the Brisbane CBD and is a quiet residential neighbourhood that is ideal for families. Transport in Camp Hill is smooth as it is located within Translink Zone 1. It is strategically located with easy accessibility to the city via great public transport that includes express buses and trains. People also use bikes and private vehicles.
The friendly suburb of Chelmer is located in the Brisbane City Council local government area. It is situated 9 kilometres from the Brisbane Central Business District. What makes Chelmer an especially great place to live is that it offers its residents both easy access to Brisbane and plenty of green open spaces.
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.
Coorparoo is a fascinating yet quiet suburb that is about 4-5kms from Brisbane. It is surrounded by magnificent hills such as Camp hill that enhance its beauty, with various parts of the suburb elevated offering a panoramic view of the city.
It is strategically located with easy accessibility to the city via great public transport that includes express buses and trains. People also use bikes and private vehicles.
Situated 12 km away from bustling Brisbane city, Corinda is a magnificent suburb with a lot of greenery. The area boasts a lot of breathtaking walking paths and a wonderful dog park. It also enjoys a good public transport network. On the western side, Corinda residents enjoy a luxurious life due to the proximity to the Brisbane River.
Graceville is a leafy residential suburb located 7.8 kilometres south-west of the Brisbane CBD. The suburb is bordered by the Brisbane River to the North-East and West, Oxley Creek to the East, Chelmer to the North, and Sherwood to the South. It’s centred on its own railway station, the Ipswich railway line.
Grange, also known as The Grange, is a quaint leafy suburb close to the city, which is only 5 km away. It’s located on the northern side of Brisbane and the neighbouring areas include Alderly, Stafford, Wilston and Lutwyche. The transport system in The Grange is elaborate and consists of a good network of roads and tunnels.
Hamilton is a gorgeous, safe neighbourhood, best described as a riverside suburb. It borders the Brisbane River and, being hilly, offers eccentric views of the CBD. This affluent suburb is 7 km from Brisbane with two major roads: Racecourse Road and Kingsford Smith Drive. Public buses are provided by Brisbane Transport, whose routes range from 300 – 303 and 305. CityCats are also available with stops at Bretts Wharf. The Portside Wharf in Hamilton lies along the Brisbane River bank and is an international cruise terminal.
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.
This unique name refers to the gully of leeches in the aboriginal language. Indooroopilly has conveniently situated 7 km to the southwest of Brisbane. The Brisbane River borders it on the southwestern side, while Mt Coot-tha and the famous Brisbane Botanic Gardens border it on the northwestern side. Lots of greenery and hills give it a calm natural environment that is great to live in.
This inner-city suburb is about 6 km east of Brisbane. It comprises a quiet multi-generational community that is family friendly. Some surrounding areas include Seven Hills, New Farm, Camp Hill, Hawthorne, Coorparoo and East Brisbane. For those serene moments, there’s a river nearby that provides a cool breeze.
Paddington is a beautiful suburb located near the Brisbane city. It is ideal for families, single people, professionals, students, and anyone who desires to live in a beautiful, leafy suburb. It is close to the city for commuters, but it is also close to some bushland parks like Mt. Coot-tha.
Sherwood is among the oldest Brisbane suburbs that’s only about 10 km from the CBD. It’s a leafy, discreet and alluring area with the Brisbane River bordering it on its western side. The name is derived from that of an original property around the place, which was so-named after England’s Sherwood Forest.
This prestigious Brisbane suburb offers a quiet and safe residence located on a peninsula and is approximately 6 kilometres from the Brisbane CBD. The Brisbane River borders it on three sides: the East, North and South. This means you can access St Lucia from either of these three sides by ferry or through the Eleanor Schonell Bridge. Other means of transport to St Lucia are by bus, bicycle, and of course road. You’ll enjoy a very pleasurable walk, run or cycle to the Brisbane CBD as you exercise, although Uber rides cost just $10 — $15. The Toowong railway station is also close by.
Toowong suburb is located near Brisbane’s CBD. It’s less than 4 kilometres from the city and lies along the bend of the Brisbane River. It is a renowned and sought-after blue-chip suburb. Brisbane’s high-frequency public transportation network serves Toowong directly. Above all, the train station and the bus terminal are only three and four stops away respectively.
Wavell Heights is a cool and friendly suburb 10km northwards of Brisbane. It appeals to families, professionals, retirees, students, and people who love nature. Mercer and Shaw Parks occupy its southern area, with the median property price over the last year being $750,000. It is within easy reach of the CBD and the coast with alternate route options to beat the peak traffic.
Windsor is regarded as Brisbane’s inner-city gem and is 5-10 km from the CBD depending on the route you use. It has many natural advantages, given the lots of greenery everywhere together with some hilly streets that offer a spectacular view of Brisbane. Windsor is within a short walking or cycling distance away from prime locations
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