Brisbane is a large city with approximately 450 suburbs. The suburbs are typically grouped together in geographical regions of Inner, Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western. Each has its own unique advantages. Below is a list of the hottest suburbs in the Brisbane market.
McDowall is a northern suburb that offers all of the advantages of living in the city without the disadvantages. There is ample public transportation provided by a number of bus services and good schools. A medical center and dentist are also located within the suburb. Residents have access to a 24 hour gym, and shopping is within walking distance. McDowall has many lovely parks and bike trails. The area is adorned with flowering trees and native animals are frequently sighted.
Newmarket is an inner suburb that is within close proximity of all the amenities of Brisbane. Transportation is provided by the Newmarket Railway Station and Brisbane transport provides bus service. There are several schools and a library located within the suburb. It is conveniently located near medical facilities, dentists and shopping. Several parks are in the area and Spencer Park is home to a football, baseball and soccer team.
Fairfield is located along the Brisbane River and has many attractive homes on the waterfront. The suburb has a train station and is serviced by a number of buses. The CityCat ferry service is also available at Dutton Park. The suburb is within close proximity of schools including the University of Queensland. The Princess Alexandra Hospital is approximately 5 minutes away and Fairfield Garden Shopping Centre serves as a major shopping center. There are numerous bike trails and parks including a skate park at J.F. O’Grady Memorial.
Tingalpa is an eastern suburb located 5 minutes from the bay. Transportation is available through the Murarrie Railway Station and a number of buses that service the area. There are several public and private schools near the suburb including Moreton Bay College. There are two small shopping centers located within Tingalpa. The larger Carindale Shopping Centre and Wynnum Plaza are 10 minutes away. Tingalpa has numerous parks that provide a variety of activities including skating, horseback riding, cricket and basketball.
Mitchelton is a northern suburb located about 6 kilometers from Brisbane’s business district. Two railway stations provide train service and a number of buses service the area. There are a number of public and private schools within the suburb including Mt. Maria College. Plenty of shopping is available at major shopping centers in the area as well as a farmer’s market held on the first Sunday of every month. The suburb is also home to a library and numerous parks with playgrounds, picnic areas and barbecues. They also host activities such horseback riding, rugby and cricket.
Ashgrove is an inner suburb with hilly terrain, surrounded by mountains and creeks. Transportation is provided by multiple bus services. The suburb has numerous public and private schools including Mt. St Michael’s College. It is home to the Broncos football club and the Ithaca campus of Brisbane North Institute of TAFE. Other sports clubs in the suburb include the Valley District Cricket Club and the Lawn Bowls Club. There are several shopping centers and numerous cafes and restaurants located within Ashgrove. A public library and numerous parks are also available.