NEWMARKET At A Glance
Well-positioned in a cluster of highly-sought after northside suburbs, Newmarket is a busy commercial precinct at first glance. Step away from the main hub and the area switches gears. Newmarket's neighbourly back streets have a genuine community feel, with wide expanses of multi-use green space and beloved family homes.
Its laidback, leafy style and proximity to popular neighbouring suburbs and the Brisbane CBD.
For a freshly baked loaf, indulgent pastry and tasty coffee, check out the historic Crust and Co Artisan Bakery.
Newmarket was originally known as The Three Mile Scrub reflecting its distance from the Brisbane CBD.
This transitional pocket of Brisbane is brimming with generous expanses of green public spaces and community sporting facilities, perfect for an active lifestyle within easy reach of the inner-city action of Brisbane.
Newmarket Road is the key thoroughfare in the area, connecting commuters through to main roads for swift access to surrounding areas and the Brisbane CBD. This bustling strip is also home to a local institution – The Newmarket Hotel.
Beyond this commercial stretch of Newmarket you'll find quieter tree - lined streets, with family homes nestled on the bends of Enoggera Creek. Sharing a similar rural history and cultural identity with its neighbour Wilston, Newmarket boasts a generous multi-use green spaces which connect to adjacent suburbs creating a long expanse of parklands and walking paths.
The Enoggera Creek Bikeway is bustling with cyclists and runners, and when the weekend comes, the sporting fields at Spencer Park and Holloway Field get a work out. Newmarket Village provides the locals with lifestyle amenities, and when they're in need of serious café culture, they head to neighbouring areas, particularly the trendy, eclectic offerings in nearby Red Hill and Paddington.
With its convenient location and highly sought after neighbouring suburbs, Newmarket attracts a variety of locals. Young and established families are drawn to the larger traditional homes in the quieter pockets, while students and young professionals are attracted to the location for its easy access to the city, nearby university precincts and trendy Red Hill and Paddington.
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Newmarkets expanses of grassy areas, shady picnic spots and sporting grounds help nurture a strong community vibe.
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On the border between Newmarket and its neighbour Alderley, you'll find 37 hectares of community parklands, bush walking tracks and native plants in an area that was once given over to market gardens.
With Red Hill and Paddington on their doorstep, locals don't need to venture too far to find some of Brisbanes best coffee bars and eateries.
Newmarket enjoys a vast diversity of residential properties, and keen investors seek rare gems amongst the pre-and post-war and traditional Queenslander homes. More recently, units, townhouses and modern homes have been introduced to Newmarket, particularly in the areas surrounding the train station and streets with increased traffic.