COORPAROO At A Glance
Welcoming and homely Coorparoo maintains an intriguing balance of old and new. With enduring character-rich homes and entertainment and lifestyle developments on their way in, Coorparoo is beginning to shine and families are loving it.
The constantly growing offering of quirky cafés, wholesome restaurants and boutique retailers.
The Coorparoo Bowls Club is a genuine local hangout, loved for its relaxed vibes and Sunday sessions.
Coorparoo’s Giffin Park is the local mid-week training spot for the AFL Brisbane Lions.
Coorparoo has been drawing a lot of attention to itself of late, and for good reason – the area has an abundance of parklands, highly sought-after schools and an up-and-coming food and coffee scene. And its location doesn’t disappoint either – only minutes from south-side hot spots and the inner CBD. Nevertheless, Coorparoo offers a quiet and relaxed urban lifestyle.
As the area’s popularity grows, so does the coffee scene, with more boutique cafés popping up as the area continues to flourish. Cavendish Road is a must – its cafés, restaurants and boutiques draw a regular crowd. Locals also frequent nearby Camp Hill’s Martha Street – a small, yet loved, cluster of cafés and boutique stores.
Coorparoo Square, a new entertainment precinct, is in development and will provide high-end amenities, such as a 10-theatre cinema complex, a large-scale supermarket, and dining and retail stores alongside luxury residential apartments.
With no shortage of parklands, reserves and sporting fields, locals make the most of the multitude of green spaces. On the border of neighbouring suburb Camp Hill you’ll find the generous White Hill Reserve, a natural outdoor precinct featuring sports facilities and wide expanses of green with walking tracks, and even a coffee spot or two. Norman Creek Bikeway is also a popular route.
Professionals and families have been flocking to Coorparoo of late, drawn by the area’s convenient location, impressive school offerings and generous lifestyle amenities. Coorparoo is also home to retirement villages and aged care facilities, and is located close to South Brisbane’s hospital precinct.
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An abundance of daycare centres, primary and secondary schools, and multi-purpose green spaces cater to growing families.
Conveniently located in the centre of Brisbane’s south side, Coorparoo locals get the best of both worlds – a low key suburban lifestyle within arms reach of entertainment and dining precincts such as Southbank, West End and Carindale.
Largely bordered by parklands, locals are spoiled for choice when it comes to parks, sports fields and larger reserves.
Rich in character, hilly Coorparoo has an eclectic mix of traditional Queenslanders, Post-War homes, Spanish Mission architecture and modern contemporary developments, many capitalising on city views. Apartments of all shapes and sizes have also made their way into Coorparoo.