Norman Park in Brisbane's east is a residential suburb handy to schools, shopping centres and other facilities. It has its own railway station and is close to the city and river. A few houses even have riverside frontages.
Norman Park is roughly 4km from Brisbane’s CBD. Over 44% of households in this area are comprised of couples without children, a further 38% are couples with children and 13% are single parent families. Stand alone houses account for over 81% of the dwellings in this area, with units accounting for a further 15%. There are beautifully renovated Queenslanders and traditional post-war workers cottages in this area.
Only 4 km from the heart of Brisbane, Norman Park offers residents numerous parks and recreational areas close to the central business district. Bordered by East Brisbane, Coorparoo, Camp Hill, Morningside and Hawthorne, Norman Park offers limited housing along the Brisbane River. Buyers will find a diverse range of properties available and some excellent examples of renovated Queenslanders and post-war workers cottages.
Students are also in close proximity to the Morningside campus of Griffith University while sports lovers are in close proximity to The Gabba. For those commuters opting to leave the car at home, the Norman Park railway station is available as are regular bus services to both the city and Carindale Shopping Centre.
Norman Park has benefited from the continuing trend towards inner city living. Coupled with its good public transport and local facilities Norman Park has experienced strong growth over the last five years. In particular, large apartment complexes constructed on the river are receiving great exposure and pushing prices well into the million dollar plus category. It is also the home suburb of the former Australian Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd.