Freshwater Estate, Marsden, Logan City
Freshwater Estate is located in the Logan City suburb of Marsden – 30 kilometres south of Brisbane CBD and 60 kilometres north of The Gold Coast.
The suburb’s immediate proximity to the Logan Motorway, which connects, with the M3 Pacific Highway affords residents easy access to Brisbane, greater Logan and the Gold Coast.
A number of major employment nodes are located in the area, including Logan Central, Springwood and the Yatala precinct within the Pacific Innovation Corridor. Collectively, these areas employ tens of thousands of people and are a key driver of dwelling demand in the area.
Marsden is home to the Scrubby Creek recreation corridor, which is a natural asset, has a series of parks, bike paths and walkways, is an important piece of community infrastructure and is a unique feature of the suburb. A large selection of both private and public schools and a plethora of childcare and day care centres service the area, which is consistent with the large numbers of families living here.
The Metropolitan South Institute of TAFE has 2 of their 6 campuses located within the Logan City area. Griffith University has 2 of its 5 campuses located within the region; Griffith is ranked as the 8th leading university in Australia and within the top 200 worldwide.
In the 2011 Census the population of Marsden was 11,278 – 50.1% female and 49.9% male. The average age of the Marsden population is 27 years of age – 10 years below the Australian average. 65.2% of people living in Marsden were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 10.8% and England 2.7%
Current vacancy rates are around 1.5% and have been consistent since 2011. The above dual occupancy property will achieve between $620 and $650 per week giving you a rental return of 6.89%