With almost 60 years of combined experience, the Penrose team brings local knowledge and passion to real estate in Chapel Hill and Greater Brisbane. Grant and Christina Penrose are passionate about helping people find new homes or investments, achieving their dream price in record time. With Grant and Christina - you can rest assured that you’re getting a friendly and approachable local team who understands the market, can predict trends, and helps you to buy or sell for the best possible price.
When you choose Grant and Christina to sell your property or to help you to buy, you’re signing up for guaranteed results. You’ll receive a free consultation to explain your goals and vision, advanced marketing strategies to boost you to the top of the listings plus constant communication and updates with friendly and approachable service. Additionally, their home staging skills are second to none, and you’ll find a free expert auctioneer in Grant.
Whether you’re looking to sell a traditional Brisbane home or purchase a modern masterpiece, the Chapel Hill team will bring their expertise and local knowledge along every step of the way to meet your real estate needs.
From your initial free consultation, Grant and Christina will understand your offering and determine how it will fit among the current market and sales trends. Their not-so-little black book of contacts is yours to use, with networks of potential buyers reaching across the seas. With the latest in marketing innovation, expert staging and photography, the Penrose team will have your property looking its best, expertly presented on the screens and kitchen tables of those who will flock to your street on Auction or Open Home Day, ready to buy.
The Brisbane real estate market is booming with those wanting to move to the Sunshine State, and we can’t blame them! If you’re considering relocating to Chapel Hill, only 8 km from the Brisbane CBD, we are here to help and can work with you to find your dream property among our extensive network of homes for sale. We know Brisbane better than the back of our hands and can help you to settle in with our understanding of market trends, local service providers and priceless neighbourhood knowledge.
Chapel Hill is a residential suburb nestled at the foothills of Mount Coot-tha, a mere 8km from the Brisbane CBD, that resides off the Western & Centenary Freeways. Described by locals as the ‘hidden gem’ of Brisbane, Chapel Hill is a popular choice for families with kids, retirees, professionals, singles and nature lovers. With the option for such short commutes to ample opportunity, many enjoy a positive work/life balance in this sleepy cityside suburb.
As far as amenities go, Chapel Hill locals can enjoy all that resides off the Centenary Highway, along with neighbouring cityside suburbs and of course the city itself. The Indooroopilly shopping centre is the mega mall of choice for many locals, where they can shop until they drop and enjoy a range of dining options. Additionally, the Kirkdale Road Convenience Stores, Kenmore Plaza Shopping Centre and the Moggill Road Shopping Village have locals well equipped from haircuts to delicious Thai food. Families can enjoy the kids at home for every stage of life with a range of excellent public schools close by along with UQ so university students can enjoy a cheaper and less stressful lifestyle.
Public transport options abound for commuters with the Indooroopilly train line within easy distance, express and indirect bus lines running through the suburb constantly and easy driving access to the airport via Legacy Way. Moggill Road is the major road that connects Chapel Hill to the suburbs of Indooroopilly and Kenmore, with the Western Freeway opening the suburb to the outer pockets of the city.
Chapel Hill is a comfortable and safe place to live, where you can get to know your neighbours and enjoy an easy lifestyle. With such proximity to Mount Coot-tha and its small-town country feel, residents get to experience a break from their busy lives and enjoy friendly conversation during sunset walks along jacaranda lined streets. Locals can choose their adventure in Chapel Hill whether they are after nature walks, a life spent among other academics or perusing the halls of a buzzing shopping complex. There is something for everyone in this hidden gem of a suburb.
There is a high chance that locals can find everything they need right at their doorstep in Chapel Hill, with plentiful and simple options for transport and proximity to every kind of entertainment from the Suncorp sporting complex to QPAC or the Southbank beaches. After a full day of exploring all that Brisbane has to offer, working hard at work or studying at university, residents can relax on their sprawling decks or spacious backyard and watch the sunset with Brisbane’s scented breezes. The homes are unique in their size and capacity, with barely any units, and most of them offer a charm that can only be found in Brisbane’s suburbs.
Both schooling and work opportunities abound for almost every demographic in Chapel Hill, with public transport being so accessible and the city in such proximity. The suburb falls within the catchment of Chapel Hill State School, Indooroopilly State School and Kenmore State School, and although there aren’t any private schools within the suburb itself, the travel potential is easy to navigate. These include St Peters, the Brisbane Montessori School, Stuartholme School, Ambrose Treacy College, Brisbane Girls Grammar School and Our Lady of the Rosary.
With the lifestyle and work-life balance offered in Chapel Hill, the demand for housing is high with an average of 2186 visits per available property as compared to the 815 of Queensland average. Chapel Hill is a perfect example of the different types of homes that Brisbane is known and loved for, with brick homes residing among renovated Queenslanders or modern, upscale, freshly built houses.
The properties in Chapel Hill sell for around a $1m median price, renting out at around $650 per week on average. The market experienced a peak around 2017 and again in 2020, where the median crept to the $1m mark, with no sign of slowing down.
With a population of around 10,000 people and an average age of 40 to 59, many of the homeowners in this region are established families or mature couples. A huge 85% of people own their homes in Chapel Hill and only 2% are young families.
The consensus among neighbours is that everyone is friendly, and on your afternoon walks you will likely encounter interesting and lively conversation. As the chosen suburb for academics and established professionals, there is no doubt to this claim.