Toowong

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The lovely suburb of Toowong is located on the train line to the west of Brisbane and is situated on the Brisbane River affording City Cat access to the city by water.

Indeed, Toowong is the perfect transport hub with every form of transport easily accessible from the suburb.

There is also an attractive riverside footpath walk to the city from Toowong, which is only 5 short kilometres away.

An undulating and leafy suburb, Toowong has attractive and historic pubs (the Regatta Hotel and the Royal Exchange Hotel, or simply the “RE” to locals), restaurants and its own shopping centre at Toowong Village (which also has office space).

Toowong is located close to a larger shopping centre and cinema complex at Indooroopilly, which also has its own train link.

Toowong is located close to the spectacular Mount Cootha and is home to the largest cemetery in Queensland, which is a more appealing than it sounds, a vast space with its own signposted walk!

The size of Toowong is approximately 4 square kilometres and the suburb has two parks, while the 2006 suburb population of 10,634 people has increased to 11,251 by 2011, showing a population growth of 5 percent in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Toowong is 25-35 years and households in Toowong are primarily childless couples who are likely to be repaying between $1800 and $2400 per month on mortgage repayments.

In 2006, 44.4 percent of the homes in Toowong were owner-occupied as compared with 43.3 percent in 2011.

Currently the median sales price of houses in the area is $650,000 with median unit prices some way cheaper at around $500,000.

Toowong has appealing Queenslander style houses as well as a range of quality apartment developments.

In short, a tremendously attractive suburb both for owner occupiers and property investors.