The northern suburbs of Brisbane are very popular with professionals, families and business people. The housing prices in the region fall in the lower-mid range. Getting a house in the region is also easier. The northern suburbs include the Moreton Bay Islands, the Inner North, the North, North West and the Outer North Suburbs. The inner north suburbs are among the most prestigious in Brisbane. The housing is more expensive as compared to the other suburbs since the CBD is just a few miles away. What’s more, the inner north boasts of a wide variety of high-quality restaurants.
Even though the inner north is very popular, the North West is highly developing with numerous housing estates cropping up particularly on the western fringe. The Northeast features several new housing estates. Furthermore, it has direct bus and train services to Brisbane city center. The region features six big shopping centers, which include Christie’s Homemaker Center and Westfield Chermside.
Kedron and Gordon Park
Kedron and Gordon Park are not only built around the beautiful Kedron Brook extensive parklands but are also very close to the CBD. The property prices are a reflection of the location popularity. What’s more, there are very many stunningly beautiful restored Queenslanders standing alongside houses that are waiting for their renovation turn. To get to Kedron from the CBD, you will only travel for 7Km. The Median house price in the suburb is $504,500.
Aspley, Chermside, Mc Dowall and Chermside West
It will take you around 15 minutes to get to Aspley (situated north of Brisbane) from the CBD. The family orientated community is set on rolling hills. The suburb, built alongside the Little Cabbage Tree Creek, is closer to numerous thriving medical facilities, economic centers and Queensland University of Technology. To get to Aspley from the CBD, you will only travel for 12 Km. The median house price in Chermside West is $437,000.
Nundah and Hendra
Whenever I am driving through the tree-lined Hendra streets, I always feel relaxed and grateful from the tranquil and gracious atmosphere. The extensive gracious old Queenslanders refurbishment has built an up-market atmosphere. In almost every street, people have witnessed a form of renovation recently. The distance form the CBD to Nundah is around 8Km. The median housing price in the suburb is $589,000.
Virginia, Geebung, Zillmere and Wavell Heights
The Geebung, Wavell Heights, Virginia and Zillmere industrial and residential suburbs are around 15 minutes north of the Brisbane CBD. Local populations in the properly established suburbs are ever increasing. That is because of the ongoing developments and the northern side business area’s popularity. To get to Geebung from the CBD, you will only travel for 10Km. The median housing price is $399,000.
Stafford, Everton Park and Stafford Heights
Stafford, Stafford Heights and Everton Park are growing reputes for families living at more affordable prices. Individuals who should consider living in the suburbs include CBD workers desiring to avoid the city grind and young families. The three suburbs provide a mellow lifestyle, which is close – but not too close – to the Brisbane CBD. The distance from the CBD to Stafford is 11Km while the median housing price in the region is $450,000.
Without any doubts, Bridgeman Downs is the most honored semi-rural area within the northern Brisbane. It is a relatively younger area that boasts both rural and residential blocks – they are all set on rolling hills with rural aspect. Many people will associate the rural residential zone with prestige and wealth. It features immaculately landscaped driveways that lead to decadently sized houses from the impressive entrances. To get to Bridgeman Downs suburb, you will only travel for 15Km from the CBD. The median housing price in the suburb is $635,000.
Bracken Ridge and Bald Hills
Bald Hills is a somehow rural suburb that features very large farmland tracts. To the west of Bracken Ridge lies Bald Hills. Any first home buyer is likely to find great opportunities in the suburb because properties are still affordable. And to the north of the suburbs lies new developments with high-quality brick-houses. The distance from the CBD to Bald Hills is around 20Km and the median housing price is $352,500.
Centered on Gympie Road (the main road other than Bruce Highway north out of the CBD), Strathpine is a home to the large Westfield Shopping Center. For all your retail needs, you can access the suburb through the excellent public transport, which includes railway line. Even though the suburb is somewhat further from the CBD, it is situated at the heart of stunningly beautiful Pine Rivers Shire and the Sunshine Coast gateway. You will travel for 24 Km from the CBD to get to the suburb. The medium housing price in the Strathpine is $320,000.
The benefits of buying a property in Brisbane Northern region
The Northern Brisbane region is an excellent place to live in. It coves a larger number of inner northern suburbs and inner city including Fitzgibbon, Bowen Hills, Chermside, Fortitude Valley, Kelvin Grove, Kedron, Newstead, Lutwyche, Windsor, Teneriffe, and Wooloowin. Fitzgibbon is the most northerly at around 16Kms from the CBD. Students and professionals who enjoying closer proximity to the city form the major population of the suburb. Furthermore, families, couples, singles have their homes in the region. But why do they choose to live in the region?
The northern Brisbane residents benefit from regular buses, trains and ferries. Riverside suburbs such as Teneriffe benefit from the CityCat ferry services, which operate from the wharf providing a more comfortable journey to work for most residents. For people who own cars for their commutes, there are various routes, which provide faster access to Brisbane important parts. They include the Inner City Bypass, Gympie Road, Airport Link Tunnel and Lutwyche Road that heads north towards Chermside. Ann and Wickham's streets pass through Fortitude Valley and Newstead.
Chermside is widely known for the largest shopping center within Queensland, the Westfield Shopping Center. It offers a variety of entertainment and shopping for the locals. Fortitude Valley boasts an array of pubs, bars, live music venues and nightclubs, which can satisfy any cravings for music. The suburb also boasts a variety of restaurants that bring locals together at night. During the daytime, locals can shop in the smaller shopping centers.
For families with young children, there are many schools and colleges in the suburbs. The Royal Brisbane Hospital is the major hospital in the region and therefore there are many healthcare professionals and hospital workers living in the suburbs.