Brisbane South Western Suburb Profiles
Brisbane South Western Suburb Profiles Location Map
Darra and Wacol
Once known solely for their industrial estates, Army Barracks and the Correctional Centre that dominate these suburbs, there are quiet changes afoot, with modern housing changing both the resident demographics and values of property.
Distance from CBD: 18 km
Median house price: $315,000 (Darra)
Seventeen Mile Rocks and Sinnamon Park
These leafy suburbs are found along the winding reaches of the Brisbane River and boast a green, parkland environment. They have ample recreation areas and easy access to the city via the Centenary Highway, making them attractive to families and professional couples.
Distance from CBD: 16 km
Median house price: $511,000 (Seventeen Mile Rocks)
Jindalee, Mt Ommaney, Riverhills and Westlake
Stretched out along the gently winding reaches of Brisbane River, these suburbs enjoy a peaceful atmosphere and a solid reputation for quality. Characterised by a string of parks that fringe the river and provide residents with wonderful recreational spots, the area is awash with cycling trails, expansive golf courses, schools and shopping centres.
Distance from CBD: 14 km
Median house price: $454,500 (Jindalee)
Jamboree Heights, Middle Park and Sumner
The majority of homes in Jamboree Heights were constructed during the late 1970s and 1980s. Some streets are quite elevated, affording residents lovely city views. Lots sizes are generous, with some houses positioned on quarter-acre blocks. The suburb has experienced considerable growth, brought on by the construction of upmarket new homes.
Distance from CBD: 16 km
Median house price: $486,500 (Middle Park)
Chelmer, Corinda, Graceville, Sherwood and Tennyson
These charming, historic and sought-after riverside suburbs are conveniently close to the Brisbane CBD. Located on a peninsula of the Brisbane River, and with access to Indooroopilly by the Walter Taylor Bridge, this enviable area enjoys a family friendly, quiet parkland atmosphere. The area enjoys good public transport and, with a station per suburb, rail service into the city is excellent.
Distance from CBD: 8 km
Median house price: $655,000 (Graceville)
Carole Park, Goodna, Gailes and Redbank
As some of Ipswich's closest suburbs to Brisbane's CBD, they have great access to the city and to Logan, increasing the desirability of the location. The Brisbane River, period Queenslanders and a rural feel have all helped to put the area on the map and mark it for significant future expansion.
Distance from CBD: 24 km
Median house price: $250,000 (Goodna)
All real estate pricing data is taken from Domain.com.au and is correct at February 2011. Pricing data is subject to change, so for the latest statistics please visit the site directly. These pages are updated yearly.