Sherwood is roughly 8km from Brisbane’s CBD. Over 46% of households in the area are couples with children, 36% are couples without children and 14% are single parent households. 72% of the dwellings in this area are stand-alone houses, with units accounting for a further 17%. Sherwood is a family oriented, quiet and green suburb. The houses are mainly large older-style homes, many of them beautifully renovated. The median house price in Sherwood in 2006 was $488,500.
There’s the shopping centre on Sherwood Road or Graceville Shopping Centre on Oxley road for your everyday needs. If you’re after the big shopping mall experience, Indooroopilly is only a short drive away.
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Rob says: Well - there is no single thing that makes Sherwood my favourite suburb. I grew up in a mining town in the north of England, where it was cold, dark and grim. Sherwood is the complete opposite. It's a sunny, warm, easy-going place where me, my girlfriend and our dog can relax in peace!
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