Dreaming of a property in Ashgrove, QLD 4060? It's a good first step to understand if the suburb is a good fit for you based on factors such as proximity to schools etc. The Homes.com.au suburb profile aims to give you a better understanding of Ashgrove property prices, demographics & market trends to help you make an intelligent decision about your next property move.
Whether you are upsizing or downsizing to Ashgrove, continue reading for a brief historical overview to find out more about the lifestyle and what makes this suburb so popular.
Overview Ashgrove is a suburb that lies about 5 km northwest of Brisbane’s central business district. The area is popular for its Ashgrovian-styled houses. It is characterised by its hilly terrain and, for being a leafy residential suburb, partially responsible for its individually unique-styled houses. Many Queenslander homes are famous for their detached, individual form, which is popular as single-family residences. The famous localities of St. Johns Wood and Dorrington are in Ashgrove.
Living in Ashgrove There are many heritage listings in Ashgrove like Grove Lodge, Ashgrove State School, and Glen Lyon. Surrounded by Bardon, Red Hill, New Market, Alderley, Enoggera, and The Gap, Ashgrove is diverse in culture, religion, and ethnicity. A lovely residential suburb for the up-market population.
History of Ashgrove The original native name of this area is Kallindarbin and was inhabited originally by the Turrbal or Duke of York clan. Freehold land was first sold in 1856. In 1875 the first post office was opened, and in 1877 the Ashgrove State School was inaugurated. Till the end of the 1800s, this area was primarily a farming area. However, Ashgrove began to expand through the years, and several schools, colleges, and places of worship were established while the residences and the population grew. The census of 2016 showed Ashgrove to have a population of a little over 13000.
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