9.1 out of 10

Mount Gravatt East

Ranked 46th best suburb in Brisbane
-27.5297732626679 153.086580648194
Great for
  • Shopping Options
  • Medical Facilities
  • Schools
  • Peace & Quiet
  • Gym & Fitness
Not great for
  • Nightlife
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Who lives here?
  • Families with kids
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Retirees
  • Students

Reviews

2/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 3/5
  • Safe & Sound 1/5
  • Clean & Green 2/5
  • Pest Free 2/5
  • Peace & Quiet 3/5
  • Eating Out 2/5
  • Nightlife 1/5
  • Parks & Recreation 2/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 1/5
  • Lack of Traffic 1/5
  • Parking 1/5
  • Cost of Living 2/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 2/5
  • Public Transport 2/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Schools 3/5
  • Childcare 4/5
Sep 26, 2016

"Crowded Place"

Iv been here now for 6 months and im scared all the time to many drug related things going on and i cant get out of my lease
Cons
  • Drugs
  • Street kids
  • Loud
4/5
Mar 01, 2015

"This suburb has everything and less than 10km from the CBD."

Only 9km from the CBD as the crow flies, and nestled among 4 major roads (regular bus services in every direction), it's cheaper than the equivalent suburbs on the north side making it a great option for commuting workers and families. Also close to Mt Gravatt TAFE and the two Griffith university campuses for students. Two major shopping centres Carindale & Garden City are a short (5min) drive away. Close to the Mt Gravatt Plaza, shops and cafes on Logan Rd, and the Mount Gravatt Showgrounds, there is plenty to do. Plenty of schooling options (including an active homeschool group), aquatic centre, public library, parks & off-leash areas, and a scout hall for families. A range of big chain stores like Bunnings, but also "mum and dad" indie-style shops. Lots of cute post-war homes in this suburb and generous block sizes. It's also NOT a flood-prone area. It loses 1 star from me only because trains don't service the area. This suburb used to be a hidden gem, but I see that house prices are just starting to go up - people are noticing that it's a cheaper 'in' to a wonderful area close to the CBD if they can't afford to live in equivalent northern suburbs ($100k+ more expensive).
Pros
  • Close to Garden City & Carindale Shops
  • Great local cafes
  • Variety of Great Schools
  • Excellent area for families
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • 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
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 5/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 5/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 5/5
2yrs+

"A Place To Call Home..."

Mount Gravatt East is a suburb south of Brisbane. It is the home of a variety of hills and flat lands largely made up of leafy streets and residential properties, with a rising number of units and townhouses being developed. It is a popular central business district with a number of recognized Major Retailers and boasts some of the best Cafes, Restaurants, Small local businesses, numerous Banks and other Financial Institutions to be proud of.

Mount Gravatt East has moved forward rapidly with some major changes being seen over the past few years. It is a large, multicultural suburb, with a wide choice of Churches, Schools, Parklands, Arts and Culture, and Transport. Mount Gravatt East Central itself is within 10 kilometres of the heart of Brisbane City. The Brisbane City Council Bus Service runs frequently to all areas with many local streets with service for all residents.

This is the place to be, breezy, bright and friendly…. A suburb going places!!
Pros
  • Great local cafes
  • Close to Garden City & Carindale Shops
  • Variety of Great Schools
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Hipsters
  • Students
  • Country Lovers
  • Trendy & Stylish
  • Beach Lovers
5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 4/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 5/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 4/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 4/5
2yrs+

"Great living"

Nestled between three brilliant high schools, Mt Gravatt East is 10klms from the city, and close to public transport. Also 7 minutes to the newly renovated Carindale and 7 minutes to Garden City, shopping options are great. Lots of changes in the area over the last few years. Great place to live.

I have lived in Mt Gravatt East now for 12 months. Whilst hesitant at first, I have ended up in a house sit situation, and have loved it. The amount of change in the area even over the last 12 months has been incredible. Homes are being renovated, demolished, and yet, at the moment, it is still affordable. Close to everything, excellent public transport, and schools, I rate it very highly.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Students
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5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 4/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 4/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 4/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 5/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 5/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 4/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 3/5
2yrs+

"Come home to Mount Gravatt East"

Since moving into Mount Gravatt East my daughters and I have been able to enjoy all the things we loved about our previous suburb without the hustle and bustle.

Best Streets in Mount Gravatt East

1

Lymm St

4.5/5
"Perfect Quiet Street"
-27.53047 153.08219

Unranked Streets in Mount Gravatt East

"Top of the Hill - Local views"
-27.530687 153.086708

Mapleton St

3.5/5
"Character "Post War" homes on Mapleton"
-27.530031 153.090401

Gilliver St

4.5/5
"Hear the birds again"
-27.526428 153.081174

Amega St

3.5/5
"Quiet suburb close to everything!"
-27.539513 153.090126