The Brisbane suburb of Chermsdale is an up-and-coming area that is not only increasingly sought after as prime commuter real estate, but also quickly acquiring a name for itself as a minie CBD. Just nine kilometres north of the city centre, Chermside balances excellent accessibility to the main urban area with the laid back appeal of a residential area. Full of cafes, bars and restaurants, it's a great place to enjoy a relaxing afternoon or low-key night out, as well as offering a great base from which to explore the wider region.
Chermside is becoming an important centre for business and as such welcomes its share of visitors throughout the year. Whilst there are plenty of hotels in the area, anyone planning an extended stay may be better suited to serviced apartments in Chermside, as these offer a greater degree of privacy, as well as the advantage of full kitchen facilities, whilst still offering the enhanced services of room cleaning and a concierge where available. The Squa.re present a range of properties in the area, each having been selected for its high standard of decor, the desirability of its location and its range of amenities and mod-cons. Whatever the reason for your trip, we can match you with the perfect property to ensure you get the most out of your stay in Chermside.
Chermside has seen a lot of investment in recent years, combined with a burgeoning population of young professionals, this has led to an explosion in the amount of cafes, bars and restaurants opening locally. The area is therefore the ideal place to enjoy a quiet afternoon of people watching, or a night out socialising and taking in the area’s laid back atmosphere.
The area is also a surprisingly good location for those who enjoy spending time outdoors, as it offers several parks and green spaces, as well as one or two conservation parks, which offer a great way for visitors to learn about local flora and fauna. Alternatively, the sprawling hills and creeks surrounding the nearby Mount Glorious offer the perfect trip out of town, whether for a short hike or multi-day camping expedition.
Of course, Chermside is just a short journey from the centre of Brisbane - one of Queensland’s most diverse and exciting cities. This means that visitors not only have the local attractions to enjoy, but also the city’s host of world-class dining, entertainment and shopping opportunities. Whatever the reason yor your visit, Chermside offers the perfect base from which to explore the best of the region.
Brisbane is known for its broad array of fantastic restaurants and Chermside is no exception. Bella Cosi Modern Italian Restaurant and De Pascale are the places to go if you are looking for fine dining, alternatively BiN 931, Bootlegger or Betty's Burgers & Concrete Co. if you are seeking something a little more casual. For international cuisine, there’s also Bulgogi Bros Korean and Thai Ayuthaya.
Chermside has plenty of places to shop, most of which are conveniently located on and around Hamilton Road. Westfield Chermside is the place to go for some serious retail therapy, with over 500 stores all under one roof, selling everything from designer fashions to consumer electronics and homewares. Further east toward the residential area, there are also plenty of standalone and independent stores dotted around.
Aside from central Brisbane’s many attractions, Chermside offers plenty to see and do - including some fantastic wildlife and nature sites. Chermside Hills Reserve is a popular location for ramblers, whilst Raven Street Reserve is a vast green space that is a popular social spot in the summer months. Alternatively, those wishing to learn about the history of the area can pay a visit to the Opal museum or St. Helena Island.
Chermside benefits from Brisbane’s extensive public transport system, with a bus system that runs throughout the city, connecting the suburbs to the CBD, major shopping centres, and railway stations. Trains run throughout the larger neighbourhoods as well as to the wider region and to the city airport. Fares for public transport can be paid for with the Brisbane Go card , which offers savings over multiple journeys. Of course, there are also plenty of taxi and private hire firms operating locally, those these can be costly during busier periods.
Brisbane’s economy is primarily built upon manufacturing, mining, tourism and public services. Being one of Australia’s best performing local economies, the city attracts a lot of business investment as it continues to grow. IBC and Denning are major employers in the automotive sector, whilst financial services are represented by firms such as Anne Street Partners, Eternity Financial Services and Direct Commercial Services.
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