Link Living is a trusted Property Management Agency in Brisbane that services your suburb of New Farm. We love New Farm and we are experts in Residential Property Management. If you are thinking about renting out your property you have come to the right place to find an expert property manager in New Farm.
New Farm is chic, fun and cool. About two kilometres east of Brisbane CBD, over two-thirds of the peninsula neighbourhood, is bounded by the Brisbane River to its east, south and west. Its trendy and jaunty vibe is favoured by young professionals, health-conscious individuals, artists, retirees and young families. Culturally rich and picturesque, New Farm is home to the queenly and iconic Queenslander, chic outdoor cafés and farmers’ markets. Cycling and walking are prevalent in the community. With its tree-lined streets, generous pathways, awesome river views and convenient public transport system, a car is not a necessity here.
New Farm is a popular suburb for retirees and empty-nesters, making up 16% of the total population. 75% of its residents are made up of the working group, ages 15-65 years old, while 9% are the youngsters 14 years and below. The average age in New Farm is 37. Only 31% of its residents are married and 41% has a bachelor’s degree or above and 32% are attending school. Link Living Property Management loves New Farms relaxed lifestyle, outdoor cafés and parks. If you like New Farm then we recommend taking a look at these neighbouring suburbs of Newstead and Fortitude Valley.
Facilities and Amenities
The New Farm State School, one of the oldest primary schools in Queensland, was opened in 1901 and services the suburb as well as its neighbours. Other educational institutions in New Farm include the Holy Spirit Primary School and the Binnacle Training College. The Merthyr 7 Day Medical Centre is located right in the centre of the suburb. Wellness, holistic health and alternative healing are popular in New Farm. Acupuncture centres, medical spas and herbal clinics can be found in the neighbourhood, as well as mental health facilities, physical therapy centres, yoga, Pilates and health clubs. Parks, ball fields and pedestrian pathways all encourage a healthier and more active lifestyle. Link Living Property Management recommends Saturday markets at the Powerhouse.
Shopping and Entertainment
The New Farm Park dominates the eastern south end of the peninsula. The sprawling park includes green spaces, children’s play areas, barbeque stations, picnic areas and an art centre. The western south tip of the peninsula park features the peaceful and secluded Merthyr Park where one can enjoy leisurely walks, barbecues or enjoying great company, great food and the river views at the Merthyr Bowls Club. To complement the suburb’s preference for a healthy lifestyle, farmer’s markets with farm produce, fresh seafood and gourmet stores are everywhere. Double Shot New Farm on Oxlade Drive is our breakfast café of choice for our property managers, for a great coffee try Miss Jones on Brunswick Street and if you’re after a great burger you can’t skip DA’Burger on Brunswick Street.
Commuting is easy to and from New Farm. It can be easily accessed from the river or by land. Brisbane’s CityCat ferry terminal at Sydney St is a great way to get to the CBD. There are two bus stations along Brunswick and three CityCycle stations around the community. Going to CBD is 11 minutes by car, 22 minutes by train, 19 minutes on a bike and less than an hour on foot.
75.2% of homes in New Farm are units – flats and apartments. 20% are separate houses composed mostly of stately Queenslanders, and the rest is a combination of row or terrace houses, townhouses and semi-detached dwellings. Only 21.4% of the residents own the home they are residing in, 57.2% are renting and the 18.3% of the dwellings are owned with a mortgage.
Link Living is a boutique property management company in Fortitude Valley that services properties in Brisbane and its surrounding suburbs including New Farm. We offer investors and tenants a fun, personal and professional service. Communication is key and with a progressive eye on cloud-based services and technology, you are always in the loop with your property.
So, if you have a property to sell or rent out, you came to the right place. Contact us today for a free consultation and we will provide you with a thorough finance health check and negative gearing advice on your property and how your investment could make a living for your life.