Mt Gravatt, Mt Gravatt East & Upper Mt Gravatt (Post Code 4122)

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Mt Gravatt Brisbane is a suburb located roughly 10 kilometres southeast of the central business district (CBD). Mount Gravatt is the name of both the suburb and one of the more prominent mountains in the area. This suburb was one of Brisbane’s largest suburbs until it was divided into Mount Gravatt East, Upper Mount Gravatt and Mount Gravatt South in the early 1990’s.

Greenslopes and Holland Park are quite nearby and the Pricess Alexandra Hospital is ‘just up the road’.

Mount Gravatt is a family friendly suburb that has an array of parks and schools. It is also great for those who prefer to live in a quieter area.  Fortunately it still has full access to transport that provides a short trip to the CBD and other Brisbane suburbs. Due to its amenities, schools and the quiet suburban feel, Mount Gravatt is the perfect suburb for those looking to settle down. Mount Gravatt is also known for its cultural and community based activities.

Housing Styles and Demographics

Mount Gravatt is mostly made up of beautiful Queenslander and modern brick style homes. Recently, there have also been a number of larger style apartment buildings that have been constructed in the area. Due to the variety of home styles, Mount Gravatt is the perfect suburb for anyone looking for a quiet, mountainous and leafy place to call home.

The majority of Mount Gravatt’s residents are young and established families, as well as a large number of established couples and retirees.

History

Mount Gravatt earned its name from one of its residents, Lieutenant George Gravatt who took residence in this hilly area in 1840. George Gravatt was the Commander of the Modern Bay settlement.

The main transport to and from Mount Gravatt between 1953 and 1969 was by a tram service. This tram service allowed residents to easily access the Brisbane CBD. In the early 1970’s, the tram service was replaced by Brisbane bus services.

Public Transport

There are a number of Brisbane transport busses that service Mount Gravatt. These services provide easy access to the CBD and other suburbs in Brisbane.

Amenities

There are a number of shops available at Mount Gravatt Plaza, such as supermarkets, salons, chemists, a Post Office and a number of clothing boutiques, as well as a number of banks and food stores.

Mount Gravatt is within close proximity to Garden City Westfield shopping centre, one of Brisbane’s largest shopping centres. Garden City is known as a hub for restaurants, bars and cafes.  Mt Gravatt is also not too far from the super Westfielf Carindale Shopping Centre.  Both of these poplar Shopping Centres are featured in our article on Shopping Choices in Eastern Brisbane Suburbs.

There is plenty for those interested in culture and getting involved in the Community.  Mount Gravatt showgrounds provides the Community with cultural activities, such as art galleries and performances.

Mount Gravatt is home to a number of private and state schools.  These include St. Agnes Catholic Primary School, St. Catherine’s School, Mount Gravatt State School, and Mount Gravatt State High School. There are also a number of parks and play areas.  These plentiful amenities consequently make Mount Gravatt a sought after suburb for families and established couples looking to settle down.

The Griffith University Mount Gravatt Campus is located in Mt Gravatt Brisbane.  This is the link to their website : https://www.griffith.edu.au .

Choosing the right suburb to suit you and your loved ones’ needs is often a challenging or daunting task. With the information provided, do you think that Mount Gravatt is the right suburb for you?  Are you interested in what Mount Gravatt rentals are available?  If so, Contact Us today on 07 3843 4511 and we will help you find your ideal home!

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