One of Brisbane’s oldest and most beautiful suburbs, Sherwood is located on the southern side of the Brisbane River about 10km from the CBD. Sherwood is a leafy and quiet residential suburb which enjoys easy access to the city and other amenities such as local shops and banks.
The area provides an exceptional suburban lifestyle which offers a variety of trendy cafes including Ananas, Stem and Plentiful to name a few; great transport thanks to its own train station, and a community heart that you won’t find in most other Brisbane suburbs.
Sherwood is supported by a number of churches, primary schools and sporting fields. It is also home to Queensland heritage-listed Sherwood Arboretum, which is 15 hectares of inner-city green space with more than 1100 Australian native specimen trees, freshwater wetlands and a frontage onto a decent stretch of the Brisbane River.
The size of Sherwood is approximately 2.4 square kilometres. It has 4 parks covering nearly 8.6% of total area. The population of Sherwood in 2011 was 4,997 people. By 2022 the population was 6,526 showing significant population growth in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Sherwood is 40-49 years. Households in Sherwood are primarily couples with children and are likely to be repaying $1800 – $2399 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, people in Sherwood work in a professional occupation. In 2016, 59.3% of the homes in Sherwood were owner-occupied compared with 62.3% in 2022. Currently the median sales price of houses in the area is $1,505,000.
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