9.3 out of 10

Robertson St, Fortitude Valley

Ranked 1st best street in Fortitude Valley
-27.460142058 153.0372048829
Great for
  • Clean & Green
  • Eating Out
  • Neighbourly Spirit
  • Nightlife
  • Public Transport
Not great for
  • Cost of Living
  • Lack of Traffic
  • Childcare
  • Gym & Fitness
  • Internet Access
Who lives here?
  • Singles
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Hipsters

Reviews

5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Nightlife 5/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
2yrs+

"Cosmopolitan Lifestyle in the Heart of the Valley"

Situated between bustling Brunswick and the trendy James St precinct, this street offers the gateway between the exciting nightlife of The Valley and the boutique stores, restaurants and entertainment of James Street. Perfect for those looking to experience all the Valley has to offer in an unbeatable location close to public transport, shops, bars and restaurants, the leafy, tree-lined Robertson St also provides an urban oasis of calm amongst these busy streetscapes, offering the best of both worlds.
Recommended for
  • Singles
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Hipsters
  • Students
  • Trendy & Stylish
5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Nightlife 5/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Cost of Living 2/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 5/5
2yrs+

"Trendsetter's delight!"

After moving to sunny QLD from living in the hustle and bustle of inner city Sydney, many friends told us to steer away from the Valley due to excessive noise pollution etc, but I have to say now having lived her for over 2 years there is nowhere I'd rather be! We have the best of both worlds with Brunswick St on one end and James St precinct on the other. Whether it is some light retail therapy, a casual stroll the cinema or a couple of drinks with friends at nearby bars...this area never fails to impress and you are always discovering something new around a corner. There is so much happening what with the newly completed showstopping Miro building that will soon house even more cafes/boutiques. In my (somewhat) biassed opinion, Robertson Street is the most aesthetic in the Valley, it is treelined unlike Arthur and nearby streets that still have under maintained older style Queenslander homes, we have much more modern and trendy medium density housing and funky commercial studios that are all in keeping with the modern street character which is the usual appeal of the Valley. As for the noise, almost all complexes including ours (which is Viva) have reasonable curfews that are well respected by residents and after 11pm you could hear a mouse! I lived in Spring Hill briefly when I first moved to the Sunny state and it was far more noisy than the Valley has ever been for me. I'd highly recommend Robertson as 'the' street for singles, but couples too-we even have Child Care centre on our street to cater for those with young families. Resale values are remaining strong even in this climate - being less than 1km from the CBD this makes for a sound investment in a growing market. We tend to get a little congested on the Brunswick end in terms of traffic around 5-5:30pm weekdays but this usually clears up quickly thanks to traffic lights (most people tend to travel by foot because we are so close to everything anyway!) Everybody is friendly, approachable and just enjoying life. Like anywhere, if you are going to fine dine nightly, party very hard and want all the usual trappings then of course it is going to be expensive to live here so unless you have very good will power you may want to set a budget and stick to it! It goes without saying there is ample transport, educational and medical facilities. I keep a good eye on this market as we are considering buying again (more like upgrading) but one thing is for sure, we won't be moving from this street, we are here to stay! We have it all in abundance at Robertson, so come join us!
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids

Best Streets in Fortitude Valley

1

Robertson St

4.5/5
"Trendsetter's delight!"
-27.460142058 153.0372048829
2

Ann St

4.5/5
"Inner City Bliss"
-27.4599166617 153.0339400525
3

Brunswick St

4.5/5
"Young and old have fun!"
-27.4602052372 153.0372048829

Unranked Streets in Fortitude Valley

James St

4/5
"The Famous James St. Precinct,"
-27.4553643407 153.0380791471

Martin St

2.5/5
"Mini Martin Street"
-27.4600361901 153.0368770338

McLachlan St

3.5/5
"Entertainment Precint"
-27.4610760864 153.0355519771

Malt St

4.5/5
"Convenient Lifestyle @ Malt Street "
-27.4617761807 153.0371092603

Agnes St

2.5/5
"Quiet & Border Side of the valley"
-27.457543171 153.0310303919

Berwick St

3.5/5
"Berwick - No Through Road"
-27.459455624 153.0363442791
-27.4623772374 153.0380518264