Wakerley – about this suburb

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Wakerley is a growth suburb in the east of Brisbane, well-positioned near the bay to catch the breezes, close to quality schools, parks and a short drive to Westfield Carindale shopping mall. The Gateway Arterial is also nearby, providing ready access to the north and south coasts, and the airport for business travellers and visitors.

The Mossvale Estate is located in Wakerley. It is a unique master-planned community constructed by Mirvac and is popular with families wanting a quality lifestyle.

The population of Wakerley doubled between 2006 and 2011, with a great number of new homes built in that time. The suburb is predominantly professional families, with the most common age group being children aged 0-14 years. Households in Wakerley are primarily couples with children and are likely to be repaying between $3000 – $4000 per month on mortgage repayments.

In 2006, 72.9% of the homes in Wakerley were owner-occupied compared with 69.9% in 2011. In November 2014 the median sales price of houses in the area was $760,000. Capital growth of homes in the area has been 6.7% in the past year, compared to 4.8% for Brisbane City Council suburbs as a whole. In 2014 there were 202 properties sold in Wakerley.

Nearby, or in Wakerley

    • Moreton Bay Girls/Boys College
    • Gumdale, Wondall Rd and Manly West State Schools
    • Brisbane Bayside College
    • Iona College
    • Agnew School
    • Short drive to Manly/Lota train stations
    • Gateway Arterial to Airport and Coasts
    • Chandler Sporting Centre
    • Sam Riley and Aquatic Achievers Swim Schools
    • Westfield Carindale Shopping Centre
    • Wynnum Plaza Shopping Centre
    • Mayfair and Eastside Village Shopping
    • Capalaba and Wynnum Business Precincts
    • Child Care Centres
    • Pacific Golf Club, Wynnum Golf Club
  • Wellington Point Recreation Area