Fairfield is a well-established inner-ring riverside suburb located approximately 4 radial kilometres south of Brisbane CBD and is a suburb that consists of a combination of post-war timber and pre-war character homes. The suburb offers great connectivity having a train station and being positioned relatively close to the M3 Motorway which gives you quick access to the CBD or directly to the Gold Coast. The zoning is predominantly low density residential (21.76%), character residential (16.31%) and sport and recreation (8.29%).
Given its riverside position, a large part of the suburb can suffer from river flooding, however the non-flood pocket of Fairfield is always in constant demand due to the riverside position, leafy green surroundings, close proximity to amenities and this has ensured long term consistent performance.
Overall, Fairfield is a lovely leafy-green suburb perfect for families and young professionals alike given its close proximity to amenities. If you are considering buying here, it is important to consult a specialist Fairfield buyers agent to help you navigate your way through the potential pitfalls including different zoning, flood risks and number of skilful real estate agents who sell here.
The average age of residents in Fairfield is just 30 years old which shows us that young families and couples enjoy its convenient location to amenities. This is further backed by data which shows us that 45% of the suburb is occupied by renters – 17% of which are group or shared households. The total population sits at approximately 3000 residents – around 20% of those being children.
Health, Education and Schooling
The closest hospital to Fairfield is the Princess Alexandra Hospital which is within walking distance from the northern part of the suburb, or a short drive/train ride away from the southern part of the suburb, alternatively, the suburb is also within 10 minutes from the Mater Hospital. Fairfield is a popular choice for local medical professionals.
Fairfield has no schools; however, the nearest government schools are in the neighbouring suburbs of Dutton Park (Dutton Park State Primary and Inner City South Secondary College), Annerley (Junction Park State School) and Yeronga (Yeronga State School). A small part of Fairfield is also within the new BSSSC catchment (Brisbane South State Secondary College) which is proving a very popular choice amongst parents.
Do you need a Buyer’s Agent in Fairfield who can assist you to purchase a property?
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