Here we provide an insight as to why the suburb of Kelvin Grove is a favourite for many
- Want to benefit from inner-city convenience?
- In an area fit for creatives and families alike?
- With a choice of traditional homes and metropolitan dwellings?
Let’s talk about Kelvin Grove.
Bordering exciting Paddington and quaint Spring Hill, this area promises to never be boring.
A more affordable inner-city suburb when compared to its neighbours, Kelvin Grove has a perfect mixture between students, families and professionals too.
With accessibility to all the best things Brisbane has to offer, living here will mean you never feel like you are missing out on the action.
The area is only set to become more sought-after with major infrastructure planned, including extensions to Metro Rail and the redevelopment of the Victoria Park Golf course into a great green space for the whole family.
We love serving Kelvin Grove and here is why.
A life in balance
Kelvin Grove is home to a varied demographic that includes university students, corporates, medical professionals and young families.
The properties on offer here reflect that diversity, ranging from traditional Queenslanders to post-war workers cottages and (increasingly) modern apartment blocks, providing a good selection of living options for residents to choose from. The hilly terrain means that many who live here are lucky enough to enjoy beautiful views and cool summer breezes.
Kelvin Grove offers a harmonious balance between living, working and learning.
Kelvin Grove offers more affordable inner-city living in comparison to similar suburbs.
Considering the proximity to the city, the prices here are certainly competitive. The median cost to buy a 3-bed home is around $799,000, or $495 per week in rent.
The market here is becoming more in demand and would provide great value to any investor.
In fact, several projects are in the pipeline in response to the areas increased desirability. Metro Rail have local works planned, meaning more area access, and the Victoria Park Golf Club is set to be transformed into a large multi-use park.
Near the action
Situated only 3km from the city and just a quick trip to the valley, Kelvin Grove boasts a very tempting location.
For those who like to get around via foot, a comfortable walk will reach surrounding places with ease and for those who require public transport, there is an abundance of bus services frequenting the area.
The eclectic suburb of Paddington is a stone throw away, offering plenty of shopping and dining options. For some classy nightlife, Caxton Street is the place to be.
- Kelvin Grove State College teaches students from prep to grade 12. The college hosts a number of schools of excellence including dance, art and design, music, aviation, engineering and sport which draw exceptionally talented students, and their families.
- Queensland University of Technology (QUT) has a Kelvin Grove campus with its own Creative Industries Precinct. This selective entry senior state high school includes galleries, performance spaces and Australia’s largest billboard, which projects impressive public art.
The urban village forms part of the QUT and offers a small selection of retail shops. It is also home to the university owned La Boite Roundhouse Theatre, which is used for both educational and commercial purposes. Here you can enjoy an array of special events all year around and even take up some artistic workshops if that’s your king of thing.
The Kelvin Grove market is a favourite for locals, open each Saturday from 6am to 1pm. The market is an extension to the popular West End markets and offers various fresh fruit and vegetable stalls and beverage stalls too. They also offer various exotic vegetables and organic, pesticide free products.
There are plenty of green spaces on offer in this leafy suburb. On L’Estrange Terrace you can access the Kelvin Grove Reserve, a great place for some moderate hill walks that come with pretty views. Bancroft Park is a local treasured spot featuring a playground, picnic areas and a dog off-leash area. For those who love to get a little more active, The Kelvin Grove parkrun is a fun 5k course that happens most Saturdays, starting and finishing at Bishop Street Park.
The Menagerie is an ambient retro coffee, wine and lounge bar in Kelvin Grove, with a focus on locally sourced beverages both non-alcoholic and alcoholic. The dual purpose means they are able to satisfy customers both day and night.
For delicious coffee and beautiful food, Konnigan’s Café is a must. Here they dish up area-sourced light bites everyday other than Sunday and are known for their excellent customer service.
Does Kelvin Grove sound good to you?
From the superb location, to the investment potential, we believe Kelvin Grove is in a class of its own.
We are on hand and eager to tell you more about this fantastic suburb.
For more information, give us a shout on 07 3367 3411.
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