Are you looking to purchase a home or investment property in Mansfield? As a Mansfield Buyers Agent we’d be happy to help and have compiled the following suburb profile for your information. Best wishes with your Mansfield property purchase!
Mansfield is a family friendly suburb located 12km southeast of the Brisbane CBD. Mansfield is bordered by the suburbs of Carindale, Mount Gravatt East, Wishart and Mackenzie.
The population of Mansfield in 2016 was around 8.717 and continues to grow. 73% of households in Mansfield are owner occupied, and consistent predominantly of professional couples with children.
There are several major shopping centres located in adjacent suburbs including Westfield Garden City, Mount Gravatt Plaza and Westfield Carindale.
Several convenient bus services connect Mansfield with the Brisbane CBD, and bus interchange at Westfield Garden City.
The area is highly sort after because of its excellent school catchments. Mansfield State High School is one of Queensland’s best performing state schools. Mansfield is also in the catchment are for Mansfield State Primary School and Mount Gravatt East State School. There are also a number of private schools including Citipointe Christian College and Brisbane Adventist College.
There is an abundance of parks, sports grounds and green spaces adjoining Bulimba Creek.
The area east of Mansfield State High School is the most desirable, and most expensive, part of Mansfield.
Traffic noise can be an issue for properties close to major thoroughfares including theGateway Motorway, Creek and Wecker roads.
There is a large industrial estate to north. East of this industrial site there is a large pocket of social housing.
Buyers should check the Brisbane City Council Flood Maps, as some areas (especially close to Bulimba Creek) are susceptible to flooding (see flood map below).
The vast majority (84%) of properties in Mansfield are free standing houses.
Post war homes pre-dominate, with a mix of timber/weatherboard and brick houses.
The typical block size for this type of home is 600m2.
The median house price in Mansfield is $683,000 which is above Brisbane’s median.
The median house price in Mansfield would typically buy a 4 bedroom, 1 bathroom house on a 600m2 block.
For example: 14 Buttercup Street Mansfield – sold for $680,000 in November 2019 (click to view listing and see images below)
The median unit price in Mansfield is: $425,000.
This amount would typically buy an older style 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom townhouse.
For example: 19/189 Wecker Road Mansfield sold for $425,000 in June 2019 (click to view listingand see images below).
In the last 5 years the median house price has increased by 24.1%. Over the last 10 years, house prices have increased by 4.1% per annum.
**Statistics are accurate for December 2019
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