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Chandler QLD


Postcode: 4155

Within the 14km radius of the Brisbane CBD and approximately 20 minutes by car along Old Cleveland Road, Chandler is mainly home to acreage properties with few smaller residential lots available.

The spread out nature of the suburb means that public transport in the area is difficult and local amenities are accessed primarily by car. Although Chandler has no rail station and buses are limited to the major arterial roads, more frequent bus services to and from the City are available at nearby Carindale and Capalaba Shopping Centres.

As well as being the closest source of major supermarkets and retailers, Carindale Shopping Centre and Capalaba Central also offer, cinema complexes for residents looking for more modern entertainment.

Although there are no schools in Chandler, families are well catered for with schools in neighbouring Gumdale, Capalaba and Carindale. Based on large home site dwellings, REIQ research shows that Chandler has seen strong growth in prices over the last five years.

According to the 2001 Census there were 957 people living in the suburb with a median age of 41. The median individual income was between $400 and $499 per week. Of all occupied private dwellings 85% were either fully owned or being purchased; 9.8% were being rented.