Hendra (4011) sits adjacent to Ascot in Brisbane’s Northern Suburbs, Queensland with a population of 4416. The suburb is about 6 kilometres from Queensland’s capital city of Brisbane. Hendra is a small established residential area, with some industrial and small commercial areas mainly lining Nudgee Road.
Hendra is ranked the 6th best suburb in Brisbane. It is very close to Brisbane International and Domestic airports and the Gateway Arterial.
In spring, jacarandas turn the streets purple. It is a popular suburb for families due to its proximity to some of the best private schools in Brisbane. Neighbouring suburbs of Ascot and Hamilton are popular for restaurants and activities (Eat Street Markets, Portside, Racecourse Road and Eagle Farm weekend markets) although Hendra itself has popular coffee shops and cafes.
In the middle of Hendra, is one of the prettiest parks in Brisbane, TC Beirne Park, popular for children’s birthday parties and weekend picnics. Healthworks Fitness Centre in Hendra is like a country club with a tennis court, swimming pool and sauna. DFO at the airport is only a few minutes away with a 24hr Woolworths for busy commuters.
Hendra is a beautiful, safe, family oriented suburb. House prices are increasing, and not just because of a ripple effect from the neighbouring, blue chip suburb of Ascot. Hendra is becoming very popular due to its location and beauty.
Toombul Shopping Centre is the nearest major shopping mall, but there are some local shops on Junction Road and Sandgate Road. Hendra is predominantly a family-orientated community, the local school, Hendra Secondary College, is supplemented by state and private schools in the neighbouring suburbs.
Hendra/Ascot is home to the renowned Doomben Racecourse, which hosts many of the pre-eminent race-days throughout the year.
Public transport services in the area are abundant with the northern train line running through the suburb and Hendra, Albion, Wooloowin, Eagle Junction, and Toombul train stations all close by.
Regular bus services also make access to the CBD easy for Hendra residents.
The median property price in Hendra is $960,000 with the median rent $600 per week. Because the suburb is so condensed, the demand for property in Hendra is high.
A sample of the demographic details for the suburb as follows:
Established couples and families 20.9%
Older Couples and families 16.6%
Maturing and established independence 11.8%
Houses in Hendra take an average of 60 days before selling and the average time for a unit to sell is 172 days. There were 85 houses and 10 units sold last year in Hendra.