Hamilton Lifestyle and Community:
Hamilton boasts an enviable lifestyle that is a perfect balance of rich history and modern living. Locations such as the Brisbane Racing Club and Toorak House still remain from the 1800’s, while the suburb’s lifestyle options are only continuing to modernise.
When it comes to dining out, Hamilton is home to some of Brisbane’s most popular lifestyle precincts such as Portside Wharf and Eat Street, with Ascot’s Racecourse Road located just around the corner. In addition to dining, there are plenty of options for grocery shopping such as Woolworths Metro Hamilton Harbour, IGA Portside, Coles Ascot, Dan Murphy’s Hamilton and 7-Eleven. In terms of larger shopping centres, Hamilton is close to DFO, Toombul Shopping Centre and Westfield Chermside, which have a mix of department stores and independent retailers.
Hamilton and its surrounding suburbs are home to some of Brisbane’s most prestigious primary and high schools, including St Margaret’s Anglican Girls School, Hamilton State School, St Rita’s College, St Agatha’s Primary School and notably, Ascot State School. Many Hamilton addresses will fall within the catchment area for Ascot State School, where enrolment is highly sought after.
Being a riverside location, the best form of public transport in Hamilton is the City Cat which follows the riverbend, stopping in several locations between Hamilton and St Lucia, including Bulimba, New Farm, the CBD, Southbank, Milton and Toowong. If travelling by boat isn’t for you, Hamilton is also close to the Doomben train line and is serviced by the 300 and 301 bus lines.
When it comes to getting active, Hamilton has many gyms, parks and walking tracks being within the suburb, including F45 Hamilton, Anytime Fitness, the Hercules Street Park and the Kingsford Smith Drive pedestrian track.
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Is Hamilton Brisbane a good place to live?
Hamilton is one of Brisbane’s most affluent suburbs, making it a safe and pleasant place to live. There is a range of beautiful homes and units available to rent and buy, most being at the higher end of the property market. Some of the reasons why people like living in Hamilton is its city and river views, the range of restaurants and cafes and its proximity to the city.
How far is Hamilton from Brisbane CBD?
Hamilton is located 8km from the Brisbane CBD, approximately making for a 15-minute car ride.
What are the best restaurants in Hamilton?
Hamilton has a range of restaurants that serve delicious food from a variety of cultures. Some favourite restaurants as recommended by locals are Sono, Gusto Da Gianni, Enjoy Inn and Byblos. As well as this, Brisbane locals come from far and wide for the Eat Street Markets where food truck vendors sell a range of street-food style bites.
Are there dog parks in Hamilton?
Yes, the Hercules Street Parks is a great dog park that even has an agility course for dogs to play on.
Where is the closest hospital to Hamilton?
The closest hospital is the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital in Bowen Hills.
Are there any doctors in Hamilton?
Yes, there is a range of doctors in Hamilton including GPs, specialists and dentists all within proximity to residential areas.