Sandgate is a sleepy beachside suburb, located 17km north of the Brisbane CBD.
When you arrive in Sandgate, you could be mistaken for a different place and time. Historic buildings, beachside charm, vibrant village life, and beautiful green space, Sandgate is undoubtedly one of Brisbane’s best-kept secrets. The community epicentre is the spectacular foreshore, where locals soak up the warm Queensland sun, take in the sweeping water views and participate in an active lifestyle. Throughout the year a number of event and festivals mark the Sandgate social calendar, and the suburb is known for its thriving arts and culture hub. The quiet leafy streets are lined with historic Queensland’s, many resorted to their former glory. A small number of new builds are starting to pop up throughout the suburb. Sandgate boasts convenient access to public transport, with a direct line connecting the Sandgate Train Station to the CBD. Brisbane airport is only 20 minutes away and the suburb is marked by the Gateway Motorway (M1). A number of good-quality state and private schools and childcare facilities are within the Sandgate and district catchment areas.