Grange Real Estate
Grange is a quiet and leafy suburb only eight kilometres north the Brisbane CBD. Its “Goldilocks” location is both far from the city’s hustle and bustle, while easily accessible by nearby arterial roads. Anything you could want to do in Brisbane is only a short drive or bus ride away from Grange, making it a popular place to live.
The Grange name (derived from granary) has stood for the area long before it became a suburb. The area has strong working-class roots, with Grange tannery opening in the 1860s. In 1903 the area was subdivided and put up for sale as the Grange Estate, which marked the beginning of residential development in the area.
Grange’s population today are 78.9% Australian born, with other countries of birth including Scotland, Italy, New Zealand, England and America. While English is the primary language spoken at home (90.4%), other languages common to the area are German, Mandarin, Italian, French and Hindi.
Things to do in Grange
Grange is perfectly located for anybody seeking an education. Predominantly located in the popular Wilston school catchment, the convenient main roads and public transport options make many great schools on Brisbane’s north side easily accessible. For higher education, the QUT and UQ universities at Kelvin Grove, Gardens Point and St Lucia can all be reached via the frequent buses.
The suburb has plenty of local activities for kids, seniors and families. Paddock Espresso on Chermside St is a charming little cafe known for its rich blends, great service and hardworking staff. Grange Library on Evelyn St hosts a free knitting and crocheting group for adults and seniors. The area is blessed with many beautiful parks, including Grange Forest Park, Emerson Park and Lanham Park.
Real Estate in Grange
As well as the many recreational parks, Grange has a mix of trendy and traditional houses to suit everybody. Many Grange houses for sale are in the rustic Queenslander design, with wide verandas to provide shade and cooling in the summer months. More modern brick-and-timber homes make up their share of the landscape, maintaining the suburb’s timeless aesthetic with a fresher face.
To learn more about Grange rentals and houses for sale in Grange, contact us at Clark Real Estate. Our passionate team are your experts in Brisbane Northside real estate, acting with honesty and integrity in everything we do.