Toowong is one of the oldest suburbs in Brisbane, but don’t let that fool you – it’s also one of the most prestigious. Located in the west of the city close to suburbs near Mt Coot-tha, Toowong is a fantastic location for the potential home buyer who works in the city and wants to enjoy an active lifestyle. After a gruelling week at work in the CBD, you and your family could escape into the lush wilderness of the Mt Coot-tha bushlands and forget your troubles. What could be more perfect? If you’re thinking about buying here, make sure you book a pre-purchase property inspection. Toowong properties are always in demand!
Why pick Toowong?
Toowong is inner-city living at its finest, and as such, it’s traditionally a little more expensive than other suburbs of Brisbane – but it’s more than worth it!
Toowong is rich in facilities and amenities, including the historic Regatta Hotel and the Boathouse Restaurant, the Toowong Village and the Toowong Tower. There are 16 parks and the entirety of Mt Coot-tha, its botanical gardens, planetarium, and beautiful bushland to lose yourself in. This makes Toowong unique in the inner-city landscape of Brisbane. With Indooroopilly Shopping Centre and Toowong Village close by, shopping is a breeze. And if you have school-aged boys, Toowong is home to the Brisbane Boys College, one of Brisbane’s most prestigious schools. You’ll also find yourself spoilt for choice with public transport including the Toowong Train Station, the Regatta CityCat ferry stop and a network of convenient bus stops.
Over the last 140 years, Toowong properties have evolved from cute worker’s cottages to beautiful, grand old Queenslanders, through to modern and contemporary homes and luxury apartments. The suburb is full of historic charm and modern, stylish conveniences that will appeal to all tastes and lifestyles. And the 5 kilometre commute to work in the CBD is sure to be a big draw card!
With a population of 11,255, a median house price of $815,000, $437,000 for units and a median weekly advertised rent of $400 a week, Toowong is a suburb on the rise. Prices are steady, making Toowong attractive for investors and buyers alike. The average age of its residents is 28, 12 years younger than the national average. Given Toowong’s relative affordability when compared with other similar inner-city suburbs, it is increasingly in demand. You definitely need to secure your pre-purchase property inspection – before all the good ones are gone!
Book your property inspection in Toowong!
As with any property, you need to make sure you’re in the know about any potential problems before you commit to anything – and there’s a sure-fire way to do this! Ensure the home you’re lusting after is money well spent with a pre-purchase building and pest inspection. Toowong is a fabulous place for professionals, trendy singletons, and young families – so make sure you choose the right place to call home with a building and property inspection!