CLEVELAND At A Glance
With picturesque water views, lush tree-lined streets and a community-centric attitude, Cleveland embraces the relaxed side of life. Historically known as a holiday destination for inner-Brisbane locals, this bayside town has since made its mark as an ideal place to call home.
The bay lifestyle with scenic water views, serene parklands and a vibrant café and restaurant culture.
The historic lighthouse is a must - it's surrounding playgrounds, eateries and stunning views are perfect for a day out with the family.
The iconic Grand View Hotel is said to be Queensland’s first licensed pub, established in 1851.
This quintessential waterside neighbourhood complete with a laid-back culture is within an easy commute to inner-city Brisbane. With expanses of green space scattered throughout, Cleveland’s leafy streetscapes and character homes exude a safe and family-friendly atmosphere.
The bustling harbour precinct of Raby Bay and the main streets of Cleveland are home to popular restaurants and cafés. Shore, Bloomfield and Middle Streets are where you will find your weekly farmers markets, grocery stores, boutique shopping, art gallery and community library.
Cleveland Point is the place for hard to beat views of the Moreton Bay Islands – weekends see fishing enthusiasts and picnic lovers taking to its generous parklands. The iconic 150-year-old lighthouse creates the perfect backdrop.
Boating and yachting are a way of life here – enthusiasts take their boats home to the canal estate of Raby Bay, a nearby residential area with a man-made waterway system.
Toondah Harbour is the main marine transport hub of Cleveland, giving locals direct ferry access to the Moreton Bay Islands, in particular, popular North Stradbroke Island.
With an extensive choice of reputable schools and kindergartens, a multitude of sporting clubs and regular community events, Cleveland is made for families. Established couples and retirees are also drawn to the peaceful, waterside lifestyle that the area offers.
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Cleveland’s Raby Bay Harbour Precinct and adjoining foreshore areas boast an extensive public domain, comprising parklands and playgrounds, food and entertainment venues, fishing spots and quaint swimming beaches.
LIFESTYLE AND RECREATION
Cleveland has an abundance of parklands, harbour side green spaces, sporting grounds, dog parks and a network of walking and cycling paths.
ARTS AND CULTURE
The local creative arts scene is hard to miss. There is a performing arts centre, an art gallery and a museum, and regular community events are held at the Redland Showgrounds.
ACCESS TO MORETON BAY ISLANDS
Cleveland is the departure point for the nearby Moreton Bay Islands, with a regular ferry service from Toondah Harbour to the popular holiday destination of North Stradbroke Island.
With iconic Queenslanders, brick and traditional post-war homes and character-filled beach style shacks, Cleveland is spoilt for choice when it comes to property. Raby Bay serves as a residential harbour, offering unique waterside living with private jetties. While there is a scattering of apartment developments, most attention has been focussed on Toondah Harbour – a world-class mixed-use development is planned for the precinct.