Wilston (Post Code 4051)
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The charming suburb of Wilston is located about 3km north of the Brisbane CBD. Delightfully, it has an air of the old, with classic-styled buildings renovated to perfection. These properties sit alongside the fresh, breezy styles and modern architecture of professionally designed houses on Wilston Hill.
Cafes, Transport and Medical Facilities
The Wilston Village Cafés sit along a 200m section of Kedron Brook Road. This strip is popular with local residents and visitors to the area. They provide an outdoor dining delight with around 11 or so restaurants to choose from. These eateries are easily accessed by regular buses and a Railway Station on the Ferny Grove line. It can sometimes be difficult to find parking in busy times. Breathtaking views of Brisbane city from upper streets in Wilston have made this a hub of early urban renewal projects. This locale has become a lively suburb of choice for many professionals. This includes past Premier Peter Beattie. Many medical professionals also enjoy Wilston’s close proximity to the Royal Brisbane Hospital.
Sports, Recreation and Shopping
Nearness to sporting and recreational facilities like Downey and Ballymore Parks and leisure parks and walkways along Enoggera Creek add to Wilston’s appeal. There are a number of sporting clubs in Wilston. These include:
- Wilston North’s Junior Cricket Club,
- the Wilston Grange Australian and Fortitude Valley Rugby League Football Clubs,
- the St Andrew’s Ladies’ Hockey Club, as well as other clubs including
- the Grange Bowls Club,
- Lococo Tennis,
- DAT Racing (Triathlon) and
- Wilston Crocs (Swimming) Clubs.
Shopping is convenient in local stores and other larger shopping centres. Centres include Lutwyche Shopping Centre, and Newmarket Road in nearby Windsor. Also, there are those at Stafford and Brookside being just a comfortable drive away.
Demographics and Schools
Dwellings in the area include stand alone houses, accounting for 72% of properties. There are units in blocks of variable size, accounting for 23% of homes in Wilston. 46% of dwellings are home to couples with children and 37% are home to couples with no children.
Wilston State, St Columba’s Primary, and St Benedicts College are some of the local schooling facilities available to residents of Wilston. Other local leisure facilities include yoga classes and the EE Studios Dance School in Newmarket that services the Wilston area.
From the early establishment of Wilston House in 1876 and humble beginnings in the 1920’s and 1930s including the construction of clusters of workers’ cottages, Wilston is now a sought after district in Brisbane.
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