Pullenvale: A Quiet Acreage

Living in Pullenvale is almost like going on holiday. This peaceful suburb is 15 km west of Brisbane BCD and has a countryside atmosphere with its large acreage properties and leafy, rural blocks. The houses here have been described as having character with a pastoral feel. Residents say they greatly enjoy the safety of this suburb, making it an attractive area for families and retirees.

While it may be a retreat from the city, there are regular bus services and one can easily drive over to neighbouring Indooroopilly, Kenmore, and Bellbowrie for shopping and dining. Pullenvale Marketplace is also a charming recreational centre. For those with kids, there are a number of childcare centres and lovely parks. If you enjoy a bit of quaint wildlife, residents have been known to spot wallabies, deer, turtles, and hare in the area. In sprawling Pullenvale, you’ll also find the Moggil Pony Club, one of the oldest pony clubs in Queensland and covers four hectares of land.

 

Demographics

Population: 3,174 (2011 census)

Age Median: 39

Family Statistics

Married in a Registered Marriage – 2,137 (67.34%)

Married in a De Facto Marriage – 180 (5.67%)

Not Married – 857 (27.00%)

 

Supply and Demand

Current Vacancy Rate – 0.69%

Rental Stock Available – 7

Rental Population – 7.04%

Median House Price: $1,097,500

 

Median Rent (Weekly)

Suburb’s Median Rent – $765 (House)

 

Transport

Pullenvale’s public transport are bus services

 

Schools

  • Pullenvale State School
  • Brisbane Independent School
  • Pullenvale Environmental Education Centre