Approximately 10 km from the Brisbane CBD to the east, Carindale is a newer suburb of Brisbane that was settled in the early 1980s. Carindale is a thriving Brisbane suburb that has seen very good growth over the last five years
The majority of houses in the suburb are low set and high set brick and tile variety, built in the 1980s. Lately, residents have been modernising their homes by rendering, which has been an effective way of bringing the homes up-to-date.
A major residential development near Carindale Westfields, however, has also helped change the face of property in Carindale, with high rise apartments and modern townhouses. These new property sales have seen the median sale price for units & townhouses increase dramatically in recent times to become one of the most expensive in Brisbane.
Shopping facilities include the large and successful Carindale shopping centre, smaller shopping centres in Carina, Belmont and Mt Gravatt East.
The suburb has access to very good bus transport, with Carindale Westfields a major bus interchange. The nearest railway station is in nearby Cannon Hill – 15 minutes drive away. A bus ride into the city takes only approximately 25 minutes.
Families are also well catered for with a number of primary schools and high schools located in and around neighbouring suburbs, as well as numerous sporting fields in the area, including Carina’s Clem Jones sports facility complex. With Bulimba Creek running through the suburb there are also many walks and bikeways and parks. Carindale is also has a golf club and a number of gyms.