Zillmere Suburb Profile
Zillmere is located 14 kilometres North from Brisbane CBD, making it an ideal suburb for property investment. Zillmere is one of those suburbs where you can purchase an investment property, relatively close to the Brisbane CBD for under $500,000.
The suburb has access to rail and bus public transport systems.
Zillmere is surrounded by the following suburbs: Aspley, Chermside, Fitzgibbon, Geebung and Taigum. Population in Zillmere saw growth of 8% from 7,481 in 2006 to 8,105 in 2011.
Zillmere is one of those suburbs where you can purchase an investment property, relatively close to the Brisbane CBD for under $500,000.
Facilties & Infrastructure
Zillmere is connected Brisbane with its own railway station. It has a busy local shopping centre adjacent to the railway with four other shopping centers within a 5 kilometers.
The Brisbane Airport is only 15 minutes away and the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast are also easily accessible via the Gateway Motorway.
Zillmere has a government school, the Zillmere State School established in 1877, as well as a parish school along with a number of churches. It boasts 2 football clubs, the North Star Football Club which plays in the Brisbane Premier League and Zillmere Eagles Australian Football Club.
The Brisbane City Council is planning extensive urban renewal of the public areas within the suburb. Chermside offers Zillmere residents access to two hospitals (Holy Spirit Northside Private Hospital and The Prince Charles Hospital) and Westfield Chermside, the largest shopping centre in all of Queensland, featuring all major retailers, restaurants, a 16-screen cinema complex and a 26-lane Hyperbowl Bowling Centre.
Major roads such as Gympie Road or Sandgate Road cut down the commuting time to Brisbane city to about 25 minutes.
A significant portion of Zillmere’s residential properties reside on land that is suitable for further development into units and townhouses and this has seen an influx of developers of recent years with many new apartment blocks.