Norman Park is a quiet but humming inner city suburb located only four kilometres south-east of the CBD. With less hustle and bustle than its nearby neighbours of Bulimba, Hawthorne and Coorparoo, Norman Park residents enjoy all the benefits that these prime suburbs have to offer but without the price tag, traffic congestion and housing density. Home to young professionals and families, a Norman Park lifestyle is highly sought after due to its convenient location, its range of local amenities, proximity to the Brisbane River and excellent schools. Nearby neighbourhoods also include: Camp Hill, East Brisbane, Coorparoo and Seven Hills. Norman Park is just a CityCat ride away from New Farm, Fortitude Valley and South Bank.

Quality Schools

Families are attracted to Norman Park due to its proximity to the following notable and elite Brisbane schools:

Anglican Church Grammar School (Churchie) – a day and boarding school for boys, located near Norman Park

Homes of Norman Park

House hunters are drawn to Norman Park because of the diverse mix of properties on offer, including traditional Queenslanders, post-war homes, cottages, modern houses, and riverside mansions. The area has experienced significant gentrification in recent years which has resulted in the suburb becoming even more vibrant and attractive. Poets Corner (name after a much-loved poet who used to live in the area) is one of Norman Park’s most coveted areas for its parklands, scenic bike trails and expansive playing fields. From here you are a short walk to Norman Park State School, city transport and cafes. Agnew Street, Power Street, Norman Crescent, Bennetts Road and Longfellow Street are some of Norman Park’s most desirable addresses.

Why we love Norman Park

Norman Park is a super-convenient suburb with so much to offer. Here is a list of the top reasons why it is loved so much:

  1. Norman Park is all about convenient access to a range of amenities and services. The suburb is well-serviced by public transport with bus routes connecting it to the CBD and surrounding areas. Norman Park train station and Mowbray Park CityCat terminal offer excellent options for commuters. Norman Park has its own noteworthy features whilst also having access to all the benefits of its neighbouring suburbs.

    Residents can be in:
    a. The CBD in 15 minutes  
    b. Trendy Oxford, Bulimba Street in 2 minutes
    c. New Farm, the Powerhouse or South Bank in under 10 minutes
    d. Westfield Carindale in under 10 minutes

  2. One of the best features of Norman Park is its proximity to the Brisbane River. The riverfront areas provide stunning views of the city skyline and offer residents recreational opportunities like walking, cycling, along the riverbank.

  3. Norman Park boasts an array of parklands and reserves in and around the suburb including Norman Park, Wilson Park, Donaldson Street Park, Rollo Park, and Balmoral Park. Norman Creek Pathway is a popular trail for biking, running and walking and heads down to the suburb of Greenslopes.

  4. Norman Park has plenty of recreational facilities for locals to enjoy including Easts Rugby Union Club, and nearby Seven Hills Reserve and Whites Hill Reserve provide opportunities for bushwalking, cycling and walking.

  5. The Norman Park Bowls Club is a well-loved local landmark and claimed to be Brisbane’s number one barefoot bowls club.

  6. Norman Park locals are spoilt for choice when it comes to shopping and dining. Not only is there a range of local shops, cafes (Jacu and Dovetail Social: shown in top image) and restaurants within the suburb, there is more extensive shopping and entertainment options at bustling Oxford Street in Bulimba and nearby Carindale Shopping Centre.

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