Is Laidley, QLD 4341 on your radar? It is vital to decide whether the area is suitable for you (and your family?). The Homes.com.au suburb profile provides information on Laidley median property prices, market trends & demographics so that we can enable you to make a smart decision on your next home or investment.
If you are considering packing up and moving to Laidley, have a little read of our history lesson to discover more about the lifestyle and what makes this suburb a worthy option.
Overview Laidley can be found in Queensland's Lockyer Valley Region. It is a rural suburb with a population of 3,808 people (2016 census). It covers an area of 17.8 square kilometres. It is surrounded by the locations of Laidley Heights, Laidley North, Summerholm, Laidley South, and Grandchester.
Laidley is 83 kilometres from Brisbane. It is within the local government area of the Lockyer Valley Region.
Living in Laidley Laidley, an agricultural suburb, is the second largest town of Lockyer Valley. The suburb has endorsed itself as the "Country Garden of Queensland" because dark rich soils surrounding it is ideal for vegetable growing, cotton, dairying, and mixed farming.
Laidley is also famous for its unique Das Neumann Haus, today a visitor and tea room centre, the Laidley Pioneer Village Museum, and the statue of a Clydesdale (a Scottish bred horse) between the local council and Das Neumann.
Laidley is 60 minutes from the city centre of Brisbane but maintains its old-fashioned brand of hospitality amidst magnificent scenery and rich farmlands.
In Laidley, people can relax along the Bill Gunn Dam in Lake Dyer, picnic in the Lions Park, and view the Narda Lagoon from the bridge. Along the historic streets of the town are shopping spots.
History of Laidley Laidley was inhabited by the Birren, Kitabul, and Jagara Aboriginal people before the arrival of the European settlement.
In 1829, the area which is now known as Laidley was first explored by Allan Cunningham. He named Laidley's Plain after New South Wales' deputy-commissary-general, James Laidley.
Get a better understanding of the Laidley real estate market by linking up with an accomplished Laidley real estate agent on our find agent page.