GRACEVILLE At A Glance
Defined by its wide leafy streets and perfectly manicured Queenslander homes, this small corner of Brisbane is full of suburban charm. With refreshing river breezes, expansive water views and an abundance of lush greenery, Graceville sets the scene for a peaceful lifestyle that unfolds at an unhurried pace.
Its close proximity to the Brisbane River, beautiful traditional homes and emerging café culture.
For a night out in Graceville, locals can't go past a cheeky arthouse flick at the historic Regal Twin Cinema.
Originally designated as a semi-rural suburb, many homes still boast sweeping backyards.
Graceville is the quintessential Brisbane suburb. Picture-perfect Queenslanders have been carefully preserved within the confines of this small residential suburb and lend the area heritage charm and a village-like atmosphere.
With its abundance of parks and long stretches of river frontage, Graceville is one of Brisbane’s prettiest suburbs. Mornings are when Graceville is at its best. Early risers stroll through the parks and along the river before picking up coffee and supplies from the shops along Honour Avenue, known affectionately as The Village.
On this strip an increasing number of cafés, artisan delis and bakeries contribute to the strong sense of community that is a hallmark of the suburb. A handful of restaurants and takeaway eateries fire up each evening. Locals who seek a more exuberant nightlife are minutes away from the CBD and the Southbank precinct.
Graceville may be quiet, but nearby Indooroopilly and Rocklea offer all the conveniences – Indooroopilly is home to one of Brisbane’s largest shopping centres and Rocklea hosts Brisbane’s largest fresh produce market every Saturday. More recently Graceville has played host to its own monthly market which offers fresh produce, locally-made curios and pantry staples.
A quiet neighbourhood within easy reach of Brisbane’s CBD, Graceville is popular with established families. This affluent area appeals to those who value a laid-back lifestyle, like to take advantage of the area’s abundance of green spaces and enjoy proximity to respected schools and the University of Queensland.
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For its size, Graceville has lots of well-presented parks. The Graceville Riverside Parklands and Faulkner Park stretch out along the river and provide a relaxing setting for a walk or a picnic.
THE REGAL TWIN CINEMA
A historic landmark of the area, this site’s original theatre was built in the early 1920s as an open-air venue known as the Graceville Picture Gardens. After a series of renovations, the Regal Cinema is a favourite of art house cinema enthusiasts.
Coffee and baked goods aplenty are available in this charming and welcome locality. Honour Avenue, aka The Village, is bursting with shops, cafés and boutique grocery stores.
It is rare to see a home advertised as a renovators delight in Graceville. In this affluent area, homes have aged gracefully. Old Queenslanders on majestic, tree-lined streets having been preserved and modernised by proud owners.