Are you looking to purchase a home or investment property in Fig Tree Pocket? As a Fig Tree PocketBuyers’ Agent we’d be happy to help and have compiled the following suburb profile for your information. Best wishes with your Fig Tree Pocketproperty purchase!
The population of Fig Tree Pocketin 2016 was around 4,036 and continues to grow. 86.4% of households in Fig Tree Pocketare owner occupied and consistent predominantly of professional couples with children.
One of the many reasons Fig Tree Pocket is so popular with affluent families is that there are no shops within the suburb itself. Supermarkets and large shopping centres are only a short drive away in the neighbouring Kenmore and Indooroopilly.
The abundance of parks, sports grounds and green spaces is another major drawcard of Fig Tree Pocket. As soon as you exit the Centenary Motorway, you drive through shady, tree-lined streets and open green fields with river glimpses. It is truly hard to believe that the busy Brisbane CBD is only 12 kilometres away.
The Fig Tree Pocket Equestrian Club is a beautiful 40-acre riverfront facility hosting several events throughout the year.
Biami Yumba Park in the Southern part of the suburb is popular for Sunday picnics and birthday parties.
Locals enjoy strolling along the river around the southern tip of Fig Tree Pocket.
Due to the semi-rural character of the suburb, residents often commute to work in the Brisbane CBD or adjacent suburbs. Access to the Centenary Motorway is very easy. For anyone commuting to the North-Eastern part of the city (or the airport), Legacy Tunnel is the most convenient and quickest way to get around.
An area east of Jesmond Road is the most exclusive and desirable part of Fig Tree Pocket. This is where multimillion dollar, immaculately landscaped riverfront properties are located.
Traffic noise can be an issue for properties close to Centenary Highway in the north west.
Fig Tree Pocket was significantly affected by the 2011 floods. Areas that are particularly susceptible to flooding include streets south of the Brisbane Montessori School. Buyers should check the Brisbane City Council Flood Maps.
The vast majority (89%) of properties in Fig Tree Pocketare free standing houses.
The suburb is particularly well known for its acreage riverfront properties. A typical block size in Fig Tree Pocket is over 1,000m2.
The median house price in Fig Tree Pocket is $1,308,000 which is well above Brisbane’s median.
The median house price in Fig Tree Pocket would typically buy a 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom house on a 886m2 block but on a busier road. For example: 180 Kenmore Road, Fig Tree Pocket, Qld 4069 – sold for $1,316,000 in 16 Jun 2021 (click to view listing and see images below).
In the last 5 years the median house price has increased by 44.5%. Over the last 10 years, house prices have increased by 4.7% per annum.
**Statistics are accurate for December 2021
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