Mount Gravatt is located 8 km south east of Brisbane CBD and is home to the Mount Gravatt Outlook Reserve or Park of Toohey Forest. This reserve offers unique and spectacular views of the city. This location would suit golfers, bowlers, swimmers, hikers, shoppers, hospital outpatients, students, families,
Mt Gravatt was the terminus of the old tram service in Brisbane.
Mt Gravatt Plaza is the local shopping centre which has a Post Office, Newsagent, Banks, Target, Woolworths, Butcher, Chemist, Hairdresser, Coffee Shops, Takaway, Fish Shop, etc and will have most things a family would need.
Bus - The following bus services can be accessed by walking from this residence, ie 170,171,176,172,173,174,175,177,178,184; It is 20mins to the CBD and a very enjoyable one hour drive to the Gold Coast. There is also a bus and train to the Gold Coast. There is a large bus interchange for the south side at Garden City, Upper Mt Gravatt.
Vehicle access - Logan Road (the old Gold Coast Highway) is 3 minutes away and has a major shopping centres at the corner of Logan and Kessells Road.
Creek Road leads from Logan Road to Lytton Road (just short of the Gateway Bridge). There is a major shopping centre.on the corner of Creek Road and Winstanley Street.
The South East Freeway and M1 are also very accessible from north or south.
The Griffith University is situated 10 minutes away and has two campus, ie Nathan, and Mt Gravatt.
Mt Gravatt TAFE College is situated between Cavendish Road and Creek Road a good walk, or a short drive away.
QEll, Greenslopes Private and Princess Alexander is easy accessible by car or bus.
Hibiscus Memorial Gardens Sports Centre, Klumpp Road, caters for Basketball, Squash, Swimming, Gym,. Footsal.and is a short drive up the road. It houses the Statre Netball Centre.
Sleeman Sports Complex/Chandler Sports Complex is a popular venue for major aquatric and fitness activities. Many sports use this facility for AIS training. There is a Theatre, Sports Medicine Clinic, and offers Conference and Concert facilities..
ANZ Stadium, Kessells Road, can cater for major event, eg hockey, football, athletics.
Please provide the details below for a no obligation, fixed price for your stay. (Approx $110 - $150 per night). We have the following choices:
- Rippa Rits (3 bedroom unit)Mt Gravatt East, Brisbane - no pets
- Rippa Rits Studio (sleeps 3)Mt Gravatt East, Brisbane - no pets
- Retreat Retreat 1 (sleeps 6) Beachmere - pets
- Retreat Retreat 2 (sleeps 4) Beachmere - pets
Thank you very much for having us stay.
We will come back in five years with our little boys for a holiday.
See you then.
NZ family, May 2015
Rippas Retreat Studio Unit
The two pups and I had a great time there and it was a lovely peaceful place to come to at the end of the day.
Got some great photos of the roos and one with a joey in pouch.
Toni and 2 pouches
Thank you Rita for the great hospitality and friendliness.
Will definitely be back when we are back in sunny Qld.
Val, Tes, Roma
Mt Gravatt is a very peaceful and nice place. Without you it would have been much harder to settle in Australia.
Noe, Edith and girls
Rippas Retreat 1 - thanks so much for letting us stay in your lovely comfortable unit. We had such a restful time.
Kirra & Rory (Border Collies)