New Farm

New Farm’s blend of old and new make it a retro-cool playground for all ages.

New Farm is one of BrisbaneThe Whitlams with Symphonie Des Femmes. Read more … »‘s most multicultural and trendiest suburbs. New Farm has become a cafe hot spot popular with professionals, gays, empty nesters and singles. While Fortitude ValleyBrisbane Markets In The Inner City Area. Read more … » just down the road, is known for its nightlife and popularity with younger crowds, in New Farm you are unlikely to see as much nightlife. At night it is mostly visited for it’s trendy restaurants and bars. It’s just 2km from the city centre, has multiple City Cat (passenger ferry) stops, and has a good weekend market every second Saturday called The Jan Powers MarketsSunshine Coast Region Markets. Read more … » that are at the Powerhouse.

New Farm Powerhouse

New Farm Powerhouse

While young professionals like the area for its proximity to the city and its cool sensibility, a new wave of empty-nesters are selling the family home and moving in here to enjoy the latte lifestyle and low-maintenance living offered by New Farm’s apartments and the converted Woolstore lofts of its neighbour, Teneriffe.

Cafes & Good Coffee @ New Farm

Cafes & Good Coffee @ New Farm

This place is not cheap to live, but is incredibly convenient and appealing. There are three main shoppingSunshine Coast Region Markets. Read more … » areas in New Farm: (1) Brunswick St – here you will find cafes, homewares stores, clothes, florists and a few other offerings. (2) Merthyr Village has some good food shops. (3) James St – an upmarket shopping area with a great gourmet food market. There’s always plenty of activity here.


At the Southern end of New Farm is New Farm Park. It’s a large park popular with the locals. It also borders the Brisbane River and is next to The Powerhouse community arts facility – which also happens to have a great bar and restaurant and hosts a farmers’ market on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month.

New Farm Park

New Farm Park

Walking down Brunswick Street, you get a strong sense of the history of New Farm. At one end is the glorious river-side New Farm Park and the Brisbane Powerhouse, a converted power station that is now a premier entertainment venue. At the other end, adjacent to Fortitude Valley, the world’s oldest profession still quietly defines a well-known street corner.

New Farm is so close to the city

New Farm is so close to the city

These days, residents love New Farm for the lifestyle that it provides: restaurants, bars, bookstores, arthouse cinemas and an incomparable Farmer’s Market at the Powerhouse. You don’t need a car here: New Farm is well serqlded by buses and City Cat ferries. In fact, there’s a good chance that if you need anything, a gentle stroll will get you anywhere you want to go.


The western side of New Farm is dominated by tree lined streets, generous Queenslanders and small blocks of Art-Deco flats, leading down to Brisbane’s most iconic park and grown-up playground, New Farm Park. The river’s edge boasts larger homes, while the city-side and eastern edge are now dominated by apartment complexes, catering to people who love a low-maintenance, inner-city lifestyle.

Italian Influence? The New Farm Deli

Italian Influence? The New Farm Deli

Location: inner city. Distance from city centre: 2km. Direction: east. Postcode: 4005

What you will find: Culture, Cafes, Bars, Professionals, New Farm Park.

Average House Rent: $720 PW

Average House Price: $1.190M

Average Unit Rent: $450 PW

Average Unit Price: $510K

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