its picture-book homes, backyard barbeques and weekend sports, Hawthorne likes
to keep things on the quiet, which is just the way families like it. Bordering
the Brisbane River and moments from thriving inner-city neighbourhoods,
Hawthorne capitalises on its location without compromising its serene
Whilst sometimes overshadowed by its
better-known neighbours, Hawthorne is a riverside gem offering a wholesome
lifestyle and a lush green environment. A walkable suburb, Hawthorne oozes
old-world charm, with heritage buildings nestled on tree-lined streets.
Bordered by the Brisbane River, Hawthorne
sits in good company – neighbours Bulimba, New Farm and Teneriffe are some of
the most sought-after areas of inner Brisbane. Families also have their eye on
the generous parklands such as the waterside Hardcastle Park, which boasts
picturesque views across to Teneriffe and New Farm.
Hawthorne Road serves as the suburb’s main
thoroughfare, and is home to an eclectic mix of cafés, eateries, boutiques and
gourmet food stores. Adding to the village charm is the historical Hawthorne
Cinema, a classic theatre with a large traditional auditorium claiming the
biggest cinema screen in Brisbane.
Home to the local Morningside Panthers
Football Club, the Jack Esplen Oval and Hawthorne Park draw regular crowds. The
on-site bistro serves hearty meals and cold brews while picnickers take
advantage of the green and peaceful surroundings.
has an enviable selection of refurbished traditional Queenslander homes and
colonial cottages. Modern homes and townhouses attract the low-maintenance
types who are seeking a simple life in a suburban setting.