Holland Park West is a Brisbane suburb that is located six kilometres south east of the Brisbane Central Business District and is takes up the area between the Pacific Motorway and Logan Road. Holland Park West is situated on the south west side of Logan Road while Holland Park is on the north east side of the major road. It is surrounded by the neighbouring suburbs of Greenslopes, Holland Park, Tarragindi, Mount Gravatt East, Nathan, and Mount Gravatt. Major roads such as the Pacific Motorway, Logan Road, Marshall Road, Nursery Road, Gaza Road, Esher Street, Birdwood Road, Sterculia Avenue, Bapaume Road, and more, run through or border the suburb of Holland Park West. The suburb received its name from the adjacent suburb of Holland Park which takes its name from the division of land owned by a man named Julius Holland. Both Holland Park and Holland Park West were one big suburb known as just Holland Park until 1967. This once big suburb, had a boundary that extended across the South East Freeway into Tarragindi, nearly as far as Wellers Hill. Holland Park West became fully developed by the late 1960s.
Excellent Transport System
Transport going to and from Holland Park West is exceptional, all owing to the Brisbane City Council’s superb public bus system. Not only is Holland Park West home to its very own busway station on the South East Busway, but it also has local buses frequenting the area at various points. In a car, it takes less than fifteen minutes to get into the city due to the Pacific Motorway bordering the western boundary. Having a bus station on a major busway is the definition of convenience. It makes trips from Holland Park West into favourites like the Westfield Garden City Shopping Centre, Southbank, and the Brisbane City that much easier.
Great for Families
Holland Park West is a great suburb to raise a family in. This is due to its abundance of great amenities and educational facilities within the area but also in surrounding areas. These quality schools include Marshall Road State School which opened in 1960, Holland Park State High School, Saint Joachim’s Catholic Primary School, Saint Agnes Catholic Primary, Mount Gravatt State Primary School, Mount Gravatt State High School, Seville Road State School, Cavendish Road State High School, Holland Park State School, Loreto College, Wellers Hill State School, and more. Holland Park West is also extremely close to the both Griffith University campuses at Nathan and Mount Gravatt. It would also be an easy task travelling to and from other universities like the University of Queensland and the Queensland University of Technology.
Holland Park West is also home to many parks and recreational facilities. These include Balis Street Park, Bapaume Road Park, Beryl McKenzie Park, Birdwood Road Park, Estate Place Park, Gibson Place Park, Glindemann Park, Joachim Street Park, and more. These parks are home to some great amenities such as fitness stations, restoration sites, picnic areas, playgrounds, basketball half court, barbeques, senior play equipment, skate facility, and more. These parks are also home to some great organisations and clubs such as the Ekibin Creek Bushcare Group and the Holland Park West Scouts.
Great Neighbourhood in High Demand
The suburb of Holland Park West is an area who’s market is in particularly high demand when compared to the Queensland average for visits per property. Holland Park West receives about two and a half times more visits per property compared to the Queensland average. This high demand is not without reason. Holland Park West’s convenient location as well as it’s great neighbourhood and community are the causes for its irresistible charm.
Holland Park West is known for its eclectic mix of homes and demographics; from large apartments and units to stunning and charismatic houses, there is a diverse blend of residences throughout the area. There is also a large southern retail precinct making Holland Park West one of the top picks of the southside for some exclusive real estate. Holland Park West’s neighbourhood is one of the best. Residents are generally very friendly and despite being situated so close to the Brisbane City and major shopping centres, it is a generally quiet neighbourhood with minimal traffic. It is a suburb that is clean and well maintained and has many great dining options including quirky cafes.
The lifestyle of a suburb can be often influenced by the types of people that reside there. Holland Park West’s top three residents are older couples and families, independent youth, and established couples and families. This indicates that Holland Park West is a family friendly suburb and many choose to raise their kids there, however, it is also great for those who are independent.
This sought after suburb is in high demand and not without reason. It’s convenient location and great amenities are the makings of a fabulous suburb. If this sounds like the place for you, contact the team here at Reval Estate Agents for expert and experiences advice and guidance.