Anyone who’s ever bought a property knows that location is everything.
And while each individual may have different features in mind when they assess a location, there are some aspects everyone can agree on that set a suburb apart from the rest.
Dubbed “the shining light in Brisbane’s inner-north”, Windsor is one suburb that is clearly a cut above the rest.
With a host of natural advantages accompanying its location, including fantastic amenities, great liveability, and more, it’s no wonder so many people consider this inner-city gem to be one of Brisbane’s hottest suburbs.
This blog investigates exactly why Windsor continues to grow in popularity with home owners and investors alike.
Windsor’s most obvious advantage is its proximity to the CBD.
The suburb’s city professionals love the (practically non-existent) commute to work, as they save significantly on time, fuel, and other car-related expenses. They also enjoy access to the very hub of Brisbane’s public transport network, which simplifies any travel by bus and train. Many key locations are just a short walk or cycle away, and you can easily access others, such as Brisbane airport and Westfield Chermside, via major road networks or rail.
Many favourite aspects of Brisbane’s lifestyle are within a stone’s throw from Windsor.
If you’re looking to work hard and play hard, you couldn’t pick a better place. Popular nightlife precinct Fortitude Valley is only 1.5 km down the road, and nearby cafés and restaurants offer some of the best fine dining options the city has to offer. Finding your next favourite chai latte will be a challenge… but only because you’ll be spoilt for choice.
Despite its inner-city location, Windsor still caters to those who want to maintain their connection with nature and the outdoors.
Sports fields, playgrounds, and public green spaces are scattered throughout the suburb. Greenery has been preserved along both sides of Breakfast Creek, and if you’re hoping to enjoy an active outdoor lifestyle, the Enoggera Creek and North Brisbane Bikeways are within easy reach.
Windsor is also popular for families with children and for university students.
Local schools include St Mary of the Cross Catholic Primary, Windsor State School, Kelvin Grove College, and Kedron High School, so you’re spoilt for choice – especially as they all have great reputations for educational excellence. Nearby Fortitude Valley is also set to finish constructing a new high school in 2020. And with QUT’s Kelvin Grove campus just around the corner, tertiary education is also easily accessible.
Windsor provides local residents with unrivalled access to healthcare services.
The Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital calls Windsor home, while the co-located Prince Charles Hospital and Holy Spirit Private Hospital are less than four kilometres away. The Herston Health Precinct also offers a number of healthcare services, so you can easily access any treatments or care you may need.
But wait, there’s more!
If you think Windsor sounds pretty great already, you’re in for a treat.
Because we haven’t even touched on many of the other exciting benefits Windsor has to offer residents and particularly investors. There’s also local employment growth, strong residential demand, upcoming investments in major infrastructure, and a thriving community. And that’s still only the tip of the metaphorical iceberg.
Download our free Windsor Research Report below, and you’ll see for yourself exactly what sets Windsor apart from the rest.