A beautiful new home in Enoggera. Photo credit: LJ Hooker Stafford

This Enoggera suburb profile has been provided for property buyers thinking about buying a home or investment property in Enoggera. Enoggera is an up-and-coming north-western Brisbane suburb which is located approximately 6 -7km from the CBD. It is best known for being home to the Gallipoli Barracks (also known as the Enoggera Barracks) which is one of Australia’s largest military bases. Gallipoli Barracks takes up more than half of the area of the suburb so it’s not surprising Enoggera is home to a large proportion of army personnel and families.

In the past few years property developers have ventured into Enoggera and have been building new homes. The sale of some of these high-end homes has increased the median house price for the suburb and in turn has put Enoggera on the Brisbane real estate map. 

Homes in Enoggera have experienced a significant increase in value over the past 12 months. In terms of emerging suburbs, Enoggera is now well and truly on the radar of property watchers and buyers.

Enoggera may not have an abundance of amenities but with surrounding suburbs such as Ashgrove, Alderley, the Gap, Stafford, Everton Park, Mitchelton, Keperra, and Gaythorne there is plenty of shops, supermarkets, shopping centres, cinemas, restaurants, cafes and sporting clubs nearby. 

Enoggera has a commercial/industrial precinct on Pickering Street that includes retail outlets – many catering to builders and renovators – as well there are warehouses and industrial sites for various other industries and businesses. Pickering Place, a sports complex, offering X-Golf, 9 Degrees Boulder Gym and Enoggera Bowls Club is also located in this precinct. Although not exactly a glamorous street, it is a useful strip of commercial offerings to have in the area.

Keep reading this Enoggera suburb profile to find out about schools and homes in the area…

Schools in Enoggera

There are a number of schools in and nearby Enoggera including: 

Homes of Enoggera

Enoggera is transitioning from a suburb with lots of post war homes to a suburb with new homes. Many post-war homes have been knocked down, blocks sub-divided and rebuilt into contemporary homes and new Queenslander style homes. Enoggera has become a popular location for developers looking for more affordable land to build new homes on. These new homes have improved the real estate landscape in Enoggera and captured the eye of other homebuyers looking for an area that offers more value for money. 

Enoggera has a mix of post-war houses, replica Queenslanders, contemporary homes, high-end new homes, townhouses, and units. 

The desirable pockets of Enoggera include the area bordering Ashgrove and Alderley and the ‘Enoggera Avenues’ which are the streets adjacent to the parkland of Kedron Brook.

Get to Know Enoggera

This Enoggera suburb profile will help you get to know Enoggera better but a visit to the area is always recommended. Seeing the suburb in person you will get a better idea about how it offers an affordable and easy lifestyle. Here are some of the reasons why Enoggera is considered a great place to live:

  1. Enoggera is situated only 6-7km from the Brisbane CBD.
  2. Enoggera is well-connected transport-wise with Enoggera and Gaythorne train stations providing quick and convenient access to the CBD and other parts of Brisbane. There is also a bus interchange providing further transport options for Enoggera residents.
  3. There is plenty of green space for Enoggera residents with Enoggera Memorial Park, Grinstead Park and the Kedron Brook parklands and bikeway.
  4. The median house price in Enoggera is lower than neighbouring suburbs such as Ashgrove and Alderley making an Enoggera a more affordable place to live.

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We hope this Enoggera suburb profile has shed some light on this lesser known Brisbane suburb. Please contact us if you have any questions about this Enoggera suburb profile or are interested in purchasing a home or investment property in Enoggera. If you loved our Enoggera suburb profile, check out our other suburb profiles on nearby suburbs: Ashgrove, Alderley, and The Gap.