Is Bardon the suburb that has it all?

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Let us tell you about this family friendly central location that offers abundant outdoor space

  • Want a home enveloped by expansive outdoor space?
  • Looking to find the perfect mix between city and suburban living?
  • In a community with family values at its core?

We introduce, Bardon.

This green oasis basks in its elevated setting in the foothills of Mount Coot-tha, making for incredible views all across the city.

With an entrance to a park on almost every street, the temptation of outdoor adventure is always strong. The connection to nature really sets this area apart, with more than 1,500 hectares of forest reserve right on your doorstep.

Living in Bardon makes it easy to forget the hustle and bustle of the city, despite the fact it is only 6kms away.

The close connection to the CBD makes for easy commuting but isn’t too close to disturb the peace of this suburban dream.  

This beautiful area certainly offers one of the most well-balanced lifestyles you’ll find in Brisbane. Those who live here benefit from living in a central location without having to compromise on space.

These are just some of the many reasons residents see Bardon as a home for life.

Here at Calibre Real Estate, we certainly think it ticks all the boxes.

Let us tell you more.

Tranquil living

The magical surroundings and family focused community really set this area apart. You’ll find Bardon at the eastern side of Mount Coot-tha, partly nestled into the mountain.

This leafy residential suburb is characterised predominantly by stand-alone traditional Queenslanders which sit on large plots of land, on steep winding roads. There is no shortage of style in this pretty neighbourhood.

Mostly young and maturing families reside here with the average homeowner age being between 40-59. The great schools, abundant outdoor space and easy city commuting make it the perfect choice to raise a family.

With a population of just under 10,000, living here never feels cramped and offers space in abundance.

Getting around

Living in Bardon makes getting around convenient and stress-free.

The area is seamlessly connected to the ‘Metroroad 5’ which is the main western bypass into Brisbane city. This route also provides a link to both the Western Freeway and Centenary Highway.

The area is well served by several bus services including the 385 BUZ and the cross-town great circle line routes 598 & 599. In addition to those, there is the 375 all-stop service to and from the city.

If cycling is your preferred choice of transport, then expect no more than 30 minutes to get into Brisbane’s CBD.

Impressive prices

Property prices in Bardon are very impressive indeed.

The most sought-after homes in the area are 4-bedroom houses and come at a median cost of $906,000.

Over a recent 5-year period, Bardon has seen a compound growth rate of 3.3% for houses and 1.8% for units supporting the idea that investing here is a wise decision.


High quality education

There are several great schools to choose from right on your doorstep.

  • Bardon State School is an inclusive school who pride themselves on bringing out the best in every student. Dedicated staff help encourage learning beyond the set curriculum and promote unique education opportunities that are sure to prepare any child to the highest standard
  • Rainworth State School offers a comprehensive curriculum within a supportive setting. With a record of nurturing students potentials and talents, this school is sure to continue proving itself. Rainworth boasts an adventure playground, 3 tennis courts and basketball and netball courts. They also provide an outside school care program that includes vacation care
  • St Joseph’s School is a catholic Primary School offering a safe, happy and productive environment rooted in faith. They encourage creativity, innovation and problem solving whilst offering outstanding facilities to support student success
  • Bardon Community Kindy has been educating young children for over 70 years. This historic establishment proudly exceeds the national quality standard. Situated centrally to Bowman’s Park, along the banks of Ithaca creek, this is truly a dream setting for any child entering the schooling world.

Things to do

Want to explore the great outdoors?

Locally you’ll find Jubilee Park. This spacious playground is sheltered and offers an array of fun equipment to enjoy and the park opens out into a large oval offering plenty of space to kick a ball around.

Bowman Park is a peaceful ground for picnicking and small child’s play. The David Avenue playground has been recently upgraded and now includes a habitat restoration site. Local children particularly love the ‘rollercoaster’ at the Chiswick Rd end of the park. If that’s not enough, the park also offers basketball half courts, a cricket pitch, BMX and skate paths and a sports oval.

Bardon Bowls Club offers a perfectly relaxing space for parents to enjoy drinks whilst watching over the children as they play on the greens. What’s more, you’ll find food trucks here on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights too.

Living in Bardon also means residents get to experience the largest natural area in Brisbane, Mount Coot-tha, with ease.

You’ll be truly spoilt for choice when exploring this stunning reserve, with a multitude of picnic areas to use and walking trails to work up a sweat. Cyclists can set off to explore 23.5 kms of trails carved out exclusively for them.

At the top of the mountain you’ll reach the much-loved Brisbane Lookout.  Here you’ll be treated to breath-taking panoramic views of the city, spanning from the CBD to Moreton Bay.

Plus, The Botanic Gardens sit at the base of the mountain and are open all year round.

Time for a coffee?

Rainworth General by Neighbourhood Coffee Roasters is well-known for offering two mouthwatering blends to their satisfied customers. The cosy space is comfortable and chic. Along with great coffee, there is a selection of thoughtfully crafted food options available for breakfast and lunch.

Bardon Thyme is just across the road from Bowman Park and offers a charming environment to enjoy a coffee. The toasties on offer here are a particular favourite with locals and dog lovers are welcome to bring along their fluffy friends too.

In need of some tasty grub?

For a casual dinner, The Persian Restaurant dishes up cuisine inspired by rich Persian heritage. Locals rave about the atmosphere and service on offer here along with the delicious signature kebabs. There is also a dedicated vegetarian menu.

If you’re in the mood for something a bit fancy, Lutèce Bistro & Wine Bar has been called one of the best in Brisbane. The traditional French cuisine, carefully selected wine options and decadent desserts offer the perfect way to stimulate your pallet.

Want to know more about what Bardon has to offer?

For a sense of community and adventure, it doesn’t get much better than Bardon.

At Calibre Real Estate we know it like the back of our hand.

Plus, we love to talk about it.

Give us a call on 07 3367 3411.

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