Redcliffe Qld (Post Code 4020)
Nothing beats a lifestyle that a home on the coast naturally begets. Redcliffe Qld, the peninsula, holds within its bounds eight small suburbs with a total population of 64,366 residents. Redcliffe, one of those eight suburbs – a 30 minute drive (32kms) from Brisbane CBD, an hour from the Sunshine Coast, an hour and a half from the Gold Coast – is a historical seaside village with a population of 10,373 (2016 Census). As you can imagine, real estate in this part of South East Qld is popular.
Experience the lifestyle
Day trippers from the inner city and surrounds flock happily to Redcliffe, thankful and eager to relax and enjoy the seascape visit experience, no matter how brief. The lucky residents though wake up everyday to the proximity and wonder that is the Moreton Bay – and LIVE it! [The current median rental of $450pw for a house and $400pw for a unit realises a 3.58% return for rental properties]
Consider as investment property location
With a gamut of parks the kids especially will love, beachfronts lined with tall spectacular pine trees against the brilliant blue sky backdrop, more picturesque strolls to take along jetties and marinas boasting locally owned restaurants and boutiques – why NOT Redcliffe?
The forefront alone is worth a visit – clothings, arts & crafts & gem shops with seaside trinkets, vintage (retro) and second-hand stores provide great retail therapy – the interspersed cafe and pubs provide more. Owners and tenants who live in properties in this area love it!
Amenities for Redcliffe Property
Settlement Cove Lagoon is a tropical, sea-front pool for young kids eager for a paddle in the shallow water. Picnic friendly, it sits next to a park with water play jets; Suttons Beach is a patrolled beach with the best amenities for a fun day at the beach. BBQ’s, picnic shelters, bikeways, play equipment and a short walk in the surrounds to nearby cafes, fish and chip shops, restaurants, arcades.
Scarborough Beach Park – a great hangout for tree climbers in the cotton tree grove – provides hours of FUN for the kids. The sand based playground has two themed sections – Pirate Park & Railway Place. It also features a fully fenced giant Jumping Pillow. Picnic tables await with cafés across the street.
Walking/jogging/bike trails also abound and fitness fanatics will have no excuse!
Bee Gees Way on Redcliffe Parade – so named of course after the famous band The Bee Gees who grew up and began their career at a young age in Redcliffe. It takes you on a little trip to rediscover the story of their path to fame-hood. A picture perfect opportunity awaits for fans at the end in the shape of a bronze statue of the three brothers.
Redcliffe Museum for some all-important history stands on Anzac Avenue with free entry and a kids section; Redcliffe Farmers and Artisan Markets on every Sunday along Redcliffe Parade has only ever increased in popularity – fresh produce, arts & crafts, extraordinary clothing, unusual gifts, live music, delicious food!
Events held annually
Moreton Bay Food & Wine Festival – a splendid celebration of eating, drinking and making merry – with great STYLE;
Redcliffe Festival of Sails – an especially noted Good Friday event on Brisbane’s north-side, occurring on that long Easter weekend. So called because Australia’s second biggest yacht race, The Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race starts off at nearby Shorncliffe with Redcliffe’s Suttons Beach offering a waterfront view of the competitors as they turn off to join the main channel out of Moreton Bay. Market stalls, pop-up ice cream fair, food trucks, live music and don’t forget the Easter Bunny – its all hip-hop and happening as the sails go by!
Redcliffe KiteFest is billed as the Ultimate Kids Weekend. Held at Pelican Park in round-the-corner Clontarf. It features the best kite flyers, local and international, free activities for the kids, an aerobatic display, main stage entertainment, kids carnival and heaps more to keep the whole family entertained.
Its of course not all fun and games in Redcliffe. Redcliffe State High caters for secondary students, boys and girls, and includes state of the art specialised facilities in science, creative industries, hospitality, sport and languages.
There is also a special school providing quality education for the intellectually impaired.
Primary schools are close by in the neighbouring suburbs of Scarborough, Kipparing, and Margate
Hornibrook Bus-lines, operating under the governments Translink banner, provides the peninsulas only public transport system. It includes bus/rail connections to the Redcliffe and Petrie train stations – an hour and a half train trip gets you to the CBD.
There is a small general aviation airfield – Redcliffe Airport – found four and a half kilometres away in the suburb of Rothwell. Charter flights get you to Bundaberg, Charleville, Roma; Seair Pacific will fly you to Lady Elliot Island. Emergency and medical aircraft also utilise the airfield.
A vibrant seaside village with vibrant investment vibes. Have a Position One Property Manager set your sail, call us today for expert property management services.
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