Milton is an inner riverside suburb of Brisbane about 2 kilometres west of Brisbane’s CBD. You will find light industry, warehouses, commercial offices, retail shops, and single and multiple occupancy residences in Milton. The suburb has two main roads: Milton Road, which runs along the main western rail line, and Coronation Drive (previously called River Road), which passes along the Brisbane River.
Milton is served by most western suburb bus routes run by Brisbane Transport. The Milton Railway Station is on the Ipswich and Rosewood lines and the Springfield lines. The station is next to the famous Castlemaine Perkins brewery and has a walkbridge that will take you to Suncorp Stadium.
Besides the famous Suncorp Stadium, some of the notable parks in the area include being Mcilwraith Park, Milton Park, Gregory Park, Dunmore Park, Torwood Park, Ithaca Memorial Park, Hardgrave Park, Jolly Park, Norman Buchan Buchan Park, Wickham Park and City Botanic Gardens.
History buffs will enjoy exploring of heritage-listed sites in Milton: Christ Church, Milton House, Old Bishopsbourne Chapel, Old Bishopsbourne and Cook Terrace.
You can watch live theatre performances at the Arts Theatre and the Queensland Theatre Company just across the Brisbane River on the corner of Boundary St and Montague Rd. Movie cinemas include the Palace Cinemas and Dendy Cinema.
Families with children can choose from several local schools and child care centres: Milton Primary School, Petrie Terrace Primary School, Brisbane Grammar School, Petrie Terrace State School, C&K Paddington Community Kindergarten and Preschool, Rainworth Primary School, Rainworth State School, Hubbard’s School, Chatterbox Child Development and Care Centres and Milton Road Children’s Centre.
For medical needs, residents can go to several hospitals and clinics within the area: Wesley Hospital, Rivercity Private Hospital, Brisbane Private Hospital, Dental Hospital Brisbane, St Andrews War Memorial Hospital and Towong Private Hospital. Mater Public, Private, Mothers and Children Hospitals as well as the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospitals are located in very close proximity.
If you are shopping for clothes, shoes and groceries, Milton includes it’s own Shopping Complex. Additionally it’s within close proximity to the West End Markets, Queen Street Mall, Country & City Supermarkets, as well as several convenience stores and mini marts.
Real Estate Profile
The dwelling type in Milton is 82% separate houses. The rest consists of semi-detached homes, flat units and other types of dwellings. 46% of dwellings in Milton are owned; over 35% are being purchased; and 18% are private rental properties. Milton, a partially industrial and partially residential suburb, is a great place to reside as it is home to excellent restaurants, cafes, shops, schools, entertainment venues and hospitals.