Carrara QLD, 4211

Carrara Real Estate: Suburb Profile

Are you considering Carrara, QLD 4211 as your next move? It's fundamental to decide if it is a good fit for you based on factors such as proximity to schools etc. The Homes.com.au suburb profile provides information on Carrara house prices, demographics & market trends so we can help you justify the price for your next home or investment.

If you are new to Carrara, keep reading for a brief historical overview to learn more about the fantastic lifestyle and what makes this suburb so great.

Overview Carrara is a suburb situated on the Nerang River in the City of Gold Coast. It is located around 10 kilometres west of the central business district. Its neighbouring suburbs are Highland Park, Worongary, Nerang, Ashmore, Benowa, Merrimac, Broadbeach Waters, and Clear Island Waters. As of the 2016 census, Carrara is home to 12,060 residents.

Living in Carrara Carrara is home to the Metricon Stadium, which is the official AFL stadium of the Gold Coast.

This leafy suburb boasts several beautiful gardens and parklands, as well as three golf courses. Carrara also has excellent access to main thoroughfares, allowing residents to head to major amenities in nearby suburbs with ease. There are no government schools in Carrara; however, Emmanuel College, Josiah College, and The Australian International Islamic are here.

History of Carrara Carrara is derived from the Aboriginal word “Karara”, which means “long flat”. The suburb’s name was first used in the 1860s as a cotton plantation owned by the Manchester Cotton Company.

One of the first establishments in the area was the Carrara Provisional School, which opened in February 1902. It was then later established as Carrara State School in 1909. Around 1958, a water ski facility opened in the suburb, which became a favourite tourist attraction.

By the 1980s, two colleges were established in Carrara, while a golf course and country club also opened during that decade.

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Real Estate Carrara, 4211 Statistics

42yrs

Carrara
Median Age

Demographic data provided by ABS 2016

Carrara Median Property Price

Total properties sold in the last 12 months
House$730,000
Apartments / Units$540,000
Townhouses$499,900

Properties in Carrara QLD, 4211

Australian International Islamic College - Carrara CampusEmmanuel CollegeJosiah CollegeSmall World Child Care Centre Carrara Tiny Tots Pre-PrepYoung Discoverers OSHC EmmanuelLittle E's Kindergarten @EmmanuelCarrara Tiny Tots Early Learning Centre

Agents in Carrara QLD, 4211

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Sale By Home Owner

Sale by home owner

For Sale by Owner
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For Sale by Owner

For Sale By Owner (QLD)

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No Agent Property

No Agent Property - QLD

Harcourts Marketplace Oxley
Property Agent Sarah Bailey
Harcourts Marketplace Oxley

Sarah Bailey

Sales representative
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Sandra Sherratt

LJ Hooker Nerang
Property Agent Jane Doogan
LJ Hooker Nerang

Jane Doogan

Sales Associate
Surfers Paradise First National
Property Agent Bob Rollington
Surfers Paradise First National

Bob Rollington

Sales representative
Atlantic Real Estate Pty Ltd
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Atlantic Real Estate Pty Ltd

Josephine Garner

Sales representative
Ray White Robina
Property Agent Matt Micallef
Ray White Robina

Matt Micallef

Licensed Real Estate Agent
LJ Hooker Nerang
Property Agent Michael Folkard
LJ Hooker Nerang

Michael Folkard

Sales Associate

Agencies in Carrara QLD, 4211

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Surfers Paradise

50 Cavill Avenue, Surfers Paradise QLD
For Sale by Owner

For Sale by Owner

Balaclava

Suite 3,19 Suite 1 19 William Street, Balaclava VIC
Sale By Home Owner

Sale By Home Owner

Brisbane City

GPO Box 2002, Brisbane City QLD
Ray White Marsden

Ray White Marsden

Marsden

35 Barklya Place, Marsden QLD
No Agent Property

No Agent Property

Brighton East

Suite 1a, 608 Hawthorn Road, Brighton East VIC
The Onsite Manager

The Onsite Manager

Hendra

40 School Street, Hendra QLD
LJ Hooker Nerang

LJ Hooker Nerang

Nerang

2-4 New Street, Nerang QLD
Triple One Group Pty Ltd

Triple One Group Pty Ltd

Brisbane

Suite 626 12B / 198 Adelaide Street, Brisbane QLD
Ray White Robina

Ray White Robina

Robina

29 / 86 Robina Town Centre Drive, Robina QLD
Surfers Paradise First National

Surfers Paradise First National

Surfers Paradise

Shop 4/35, Orchid Avenue, Surfers Paradise QLD

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What are the most common nationalities? The five most common nationalities of residents are: English, Irish, Scottish, German, Italian.
What department stores are there in Carrara? Kitchen Discounts.
What restaurants are there in Carrara? Bar Lago.
What supermarkets are there in Carrara? Aldi, Woolworths.
What's the size of Carrara? Carrara is 13.23 square kilometres and has a population of 3388.
What's the postcode of Carrara, QLD? The postcode for Carrara, QLD is **4211**
What fitness centres are there in Carrara? KDV.
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