Everything you need to know about Northgate’s lifestyle, property market & community
Located in Brisbane’s North East, Northgate is a residential and industrial suburb just 10km from Brisbane’s CBD. Northgate came to existence in 1882 when Northgate Junction (which was later shortened to Northgate) was opened. By 1970, Northgate was a developed suburb that slowly made a name for itself as the more affordable alternative to Clayfield’s high-priced housing.
Northgate is popular for families, couples and singles alike for its high-quality housing, attractive price point and access to public transport.
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Median House Prices in Northgate:
Northgate is a highly affordable suburb with a range of units, townhouses and homes available for sale and rent. The median house price is $655,000 and the median unit price is $355,000, making Northgate highly affordable in comparison to neighbouring suburbs of Clayfield, Hendra and Kalinga.
When it comes to renting, the median price for houses is $455 pw whereas the median price for units is $380 pw. With a high demand market, selling your home in Northgate will be a simple and stress-free process.
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There is a range of high-quality housing available for sale and rent in Northgate including units, modern homes, Queenslanders and spacious town homes. While Northgate has something for every buyer, the majority of properties for sale are modern units and townhouses and neatly packaged homes on smaller blocks of land. These options allow for buyers to purchase near-new homes at an affordable price.
Northgate Lifestyle and Community:
Northgate is a friendly community consisting of families, independent youth and mature couples. Northgate locals love their suburb because of its proximity to shopping centres, the airport, bike paths and public transport options.
Northgate Shopping and Restaurants:
When it comes to shopping, Northgate is within minutes of Chermside Shopping Centre, DFO Brisbane and Centro Toombul where there is a range of independent shops, departments stores, grocery shops and eateries available. Chermside is home to David Jones, Myer, Target, Big W and Kmart, while DFO has some of the best discounts available on top tier brands.
For grocery shopping, the closest centre is Woolworths at Nundah village, where you can also grab a coffee and bite to eat at one of the many cafes in the centre. Nundah Village also has a bakery, pharmacy, newsagent and a bottle shop.
If you’re dining out, there is no shortage of cafes and restaurants in the area between Nundah, Toombul, Chermside and Clayfield which all have range of restaurants that serve Italian, Thai, Indian, Mexican, Japanese and everything in between.
For those who like to get active, Northgate is home to Progress Park and neighbours Oxenham Park and the North’s Devils Leagues club where you can catch a game of Rugby during the season. Northgate also boarders the Kedron Brook Bike Path which can be followed all the way to Nudgee and back to Mitchelton. In addition, there is a range of gyms and health clubs in close proximity to Northgate such as F45, Goodlife, CrossFit and Studio Pilates.
One of the most attractive aspects about Northgate is perhaps the range of public transport available. Northgate has its own train station that is central to the suburb, following the Airport and Doomben lines. In addition, the 306 bus services Northgate frequently. Both the train and the bus can take you from Northgate to the City, South Bank and most suburbs in between.
If you have children, there are a variety of well-regarded schools within the Northgate area including Northgate State School, Nudgee College, Mary Mackillop College and St Josephs Nundah. Northgate is also a stone’s throw from the Australian Catholic University, making it a convenient living area for students attending the college.
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We’ve listed some of the most frequently asked questions about the Brisbane suburb Northgate. Our team of experienced real estate agents can provide a lot more detail and help you find your dream Northgate property – get in touch on (07) 3326 0678.
Where is the closest hospital to Northgate?
The closest hospital to Northgate is The Prince Charles Hospital on Rode Road, Chermside. The Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital and The North West Private Hospital are also in close proximity.
How far is Northgate from Brisbane CBD?
Depending on the route you choose to take, Northgate is approximately 10km from Brisbane CBD or a 20-minute drive.
Why should you live in Northgate?
Northgate is a highly affordable, safe suburb located close to Brisbane’s CBD. Bordering some of Brisbane’s premier suburbs such as Ascot, Clayfield and Hamilton, Northgate provides high-quality living at an attractive price point.
Where are the closest cinemas to Northgate?
The closest cinema to Northgate is in Toombul Shopping Centre. Alternatively, the cinemas within Chermside Shopping Centre are also close.
How busy is Northgate Road?
Northgate Road mainly carries local traffic and instead most of the traffic goes onto Sandgate Road and Nudgee Road. As a result, Northgate Road is relatively easy to drive through without getting stuck in traffic.
Where is the closest bike track to Northgate?
The closest bike track is the bike & foot track at Nudgee Beach which takes you through the wetlands to Brisbane Entertainment Centre.