Suburb Profile

Holland Park West Buyers Agent’s Guide

Are you looking to purchase a home or investment property in Holland Park West? As a Holland Park West Buyer’s Agent we’d be happy to help and have compiled the following suburb profile for your information. Best wishes with your Holland Park West property purchase!

Holland Park West Suburb Profile

Holland Park West is an up and coming suburb located 10km South East of the Brisbane CBD. Holland Park West is best known for its proximity to the city and Griffith University located to the south of the suburb. The suburbs of Salisbury, Tarragindi, Annerley, Greenslopes, Holland Park, Mount Gravatt East and Mount Gravatt border Holland Park West.

The population of Holland Park West in 2011 was around 5,970 and continues to grow. 63.9% of households in Holland Park West are owner occupied and consistent predominantly of professional couples with children.

Holland Park West’s main shopping and cafe precinct is located around Logan Road. Garden City and Westfield Carindale shopping centres are also only a short drive away.

Holland Park West is located on the South East Busway providing a convenient connection with the Brisbane CBD.

The Pacific Motorway in the western part of the suburb provides motorists with access to the city and the Gold Coast.

The area is home to a number of great private and public schools including: St Joachim’s Catholic Primary School, Holland Park High School and Marshal Road State School.

Joachim Street Park and Balis Street Park meander through the centre of the suburb along the Glindeman Creek.

The beautiful Toohey Forrest Park is located just south west of the suburb providing kilometres of tranquil bush walking paths and picnic spots.

Mount Gravatt Lookout located south east of Holland Park West is a popular vantage point with sweeping views of the Brisbane CBD.

Griffith University in the neighbouring suburb of Mt Gravatt is a major employer in the area. Many residents commute to the Brisbane CBD for work.

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Holland Park West Properties

Traffic noise can be an issue for properties close to major thoroughfares including the Pacific Motorway, Logan Road and Marshall Road. Buyers should check the Brisbane City Council Flood Maps, as some areas (especially streets located close to the Glindeman creek) are susceptible to flooding.

Housing type and typical block size

The vast majority (71%) of properties in Holland Park West are free standing houses.

Post-war lowset weatherboard houses on decent size blocks dominate the suburb. As the suburb’s popularity continues to grow, many of those houses are renovated or demolished and replaced with newly built contemporary residences. A typical block size for the suburb is around 600m2, but larger blocks are not uncommon.

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Holland Park West House Prices

The median house price in Holland Park West is $880,000 which is above Brisbane’s median.

The median house price in Holland Park West would typically buy a 3-bedroom, 1- bathroom house on a 668 m2 block but on a busy road. For example: 119 Nursery Road Holland Park West, QLD, 4121 – sold for $880,000 on 14 Aug 2021 (click to view listing and see images below).

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Holland Park West Unit Prices

The median unit price in Holland Park West is: $483,000.

This amount would typically buy a 2- bedroom, 2- bathroom, 2- garage unit. For example: 7/29 Crown Street Holland Park West, QLD, 4121 – sold for $490,000 on 16 Dec 2021 (click to view listing and see images below)

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How has the Holland Park West property market been performing?

In the last 5 years the median house price has increased by 26.6%. Over the last 10 years, house prices have increased by 4.9% per annum.

Units in Holland Park West have seen more modest price growth. In the last 5 years the median price of units has increased by 13.7%. On average, over the last 10 years unit prices have increased by 2.2% per annum.

Supply and demand characteristics for Holland Park West

  • Average Days on Market: Houses 37 days. Units: 26 days.
  • On average houses are selling 5% above their list price. Units typically sell 3% above their list price.
  • Holland Park West’s auction clearance rates are 71% for houses.
  • The average rental yield for houses is 3.15%, compared to 4.2% for units.
  • There is a shortage of houses and units currently listed for sale (0.89% and 1.45% respectively).
  • The rental vacancy rate for houses is 0.7%, compared to units 1%.

**Statistics are accurate for December 2021

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