8.0 out of 10

Ashmore

Ranked 34th best suburb in Gold Coast
-27.9889506391998 153.373744103837
Great for
  • Parking
  • Schools
  • Peace & Quiet
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Childcare
Not great for
  • Nightlife
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Who lives here?
  • Families with kids
  • Professionals
  • Retirees
  • Singles
  • Students

Reviews

1/5
Aug 06, 2017

"A dangerous place, don't go there!"

I was living in shared accommodation, and one of the guys I was living with was a drug user. This guy started coming after him and breaking in to our house, I had to grab whatever I could and make a run for it to a town 4 hours south before he came back with muscle. Luckily, I found a new place to live fairly quickly. If you value your life, don't go to Ashmore!
5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Nightlife 5/5
  • Parks & Recreation 3/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 5/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 5/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 5/5
Oct 11, 2016

"Friendly Suburb - born and raised. Wouldn't live anywhere else!"

Ashmore is tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the Gold Coast, gaining much recognition as a sought after suburb on the Gold Coast. Central to everything on the Coast it's never too far to drive anywhere. Local shops and businesses are at your door step, with friendly staff. Safe and secure neighbourhood with friendly neighbours.
Pros
  • convinent
  • parks
  • schools
  • Childcare Centre
  • Location
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Students
  • Country Lovers
5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 4/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 5/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 5/5
Apr 03, 2016

"Best place on Earth!"

I'm regional Queensland born, and have spent time living in England, parts of Europe, California, and China. Having occupations that gives my wife and I the choice of living anywhere in the world, we chose Ashmore to settle and raise our family. Close to everything, has walking paths, shops, schools, healthcare, beautiful views, quiet, and is safe. 5 minutes to the beach, and 40 minutes to Brisbane (not that that matters - everything's right here!). There's posh houses and nice cheaper houses too. Ashmore is all that is good about Australia, in the one place. We love it.
Pros
  • Weather
  • Shops
  • Friendly
  • convinent
  • parks
  • schools
  • Childcare Centre
  • Location
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
  • Hipsters
  • Students
  • Trendy & Stylish
  • Beach Lovers
5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Nightlife 2/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 5/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 5/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 4/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 5/5
Oct 15, 2015

"Fantastic place to live - best of Gold Coast!"

Lovely peaceful suburb with great views, established landscapes, and peaceful surroundings. Friendly neighborhood, safe and the best location in the Gold Coast for us to get to anywhere and everywhere quick & easy!
Pros
  • peaceful
  • convinent
  • parks
  • schools
  • Childcare Centre
  • Location
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
4/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 3/5
  • Safe & Sound 4/5
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Pest Free 2/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Nightlife 2/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 5/5
2yrs+

"Great Location"

Ashmore is tucked away but very close to all the hotspots the GC has to offer... It is also has a range of homes from the higher end prices to the affordable homes. Great location !
Pros
  • convinent
  • parks
  • schools
  • Childcare Centre
  • Location
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Students
  • Country Lovers
  • Trendy & Stylish
4/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 3/5
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Pest Free 3/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Eating Out 2/5
  • Nightlife 1/5
  • Parks & Recreation 4/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 3/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Parking 4/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 3/5
  • Public Transport 3/5
  • Medical Facilities 1/5
  • Schools 4/5
  • Childcare 4/5
2yrs+

"Patura Drive"

I've lived in Ashmore for the past 5 years with my family. So far been blessed with wonderful neighbours, good Public School (Ashmore State School) & excellent chidcare centre (ACCC). Work is 5 minutes away in Molendinar. Relatively safe street as most on the street are home owners & we look out for each other. Would never trade living elsewhere.
Pros
  • Childcare Centre
  • Location
  • convinent
  • parks
  • schools
Cons
  • Traffic
Recommended for
  • Families with kids
5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 5/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 5/5
2yrs+

"Great Place to Live"

Pros
  • convinent
  • parks
  • schools
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Hipsters
  • Students
5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 5/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 5/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 5/5
2yrs+

"A really nice part of the Gold Coast!"

Ashmore is an older part of the Gold Coast, but has many nice parks and walking tracks. It has some great schools, is very central and family friendly. We love living here!
Pros
  • convinent
  • parks
  • schools
Recommended for
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Beach Lovers
1/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 1/5
  • Safe & Sound 2/5
  • Clean & Green 2/5
  • Pest Free 3/5
  • Peace & Quiet 1/5
  • Eating Out 1/5
  • Nightlife 1/5
  • Parks & Recreation 2/5
  • Shopping Options 1/5
  • Gym & Fitness 1/5
  • Internet Access 1/5
  • Lack of Traffic 1/5
  • Parking 2/5
  • Cost of Living 2/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 1/5
  • Public Transport 1/5
  • Medical Facilities 2/5
  • Schools 2/5
  • Childcare 2/5
2yrs+

"Noise"

Noisy along Golden Palms Ct, too close to Molendiner/Ashmore industrial area, cheap and not so cheerful.
lindyloo70
lindyloo70 Yes that is probably not the best part of Ashmore to live in!
2yrs+
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5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Nightlife 5/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Cost of Living 5/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 4/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 5/5
2yrs+

"Close to the beach but far enought away to relax."

Have lived here all my life. A good blend of people. Friendly & Safe.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
lindyloo70
lindyloo70 A really nice part of the Gold Coast! Ashmore is an older part of the Gold Coast, but has many nice parks and walking tracks. It has some great schools, is very central and family friendly. We love living here!
2yrs+
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4/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 4/5
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 4/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Gym & Fitness 4/5
  • Internet Access 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Parking 4/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 4/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 4/5
  • Schools 4/5
  • Childcare 4/5
2yrs+

"Golf anyone?"

Ashmore is a fantastic place for those looking at purchasing a home or investment. The best part about Ashmore is that Royal Pines Golf Course is located on the south side of the suburb.

In the Royal Pines development I have seen some duplexes sell for anywhere from 800-1m+. Whereas in the same suburb you can still buy a house on a big block 600-800 sqm in the 400's.

Its location is prime and close to everything go for it!
Pros
  • convinent
  • parks
  • schools
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Hipsters
  • Students
  • Country Lovers
  • Trendy & Stylish
  • Beach Lovers
5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 2/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 4/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 5/5
2yrs+

"i have always found ashmore to be a really nice area to live"

having lived in Ashmore for 15 years I love the area , close to everything, lovely leafy suburb plenty of parks and open space, and the schools are great to ,close to everything ,shops, surfers, motorway,just a very nice suburb ,which are few and far between on the gold coast
Pros
  • parks
  • schools
  • convinent
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
1/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 1/5
  • Safe & Sound 1/5
  • Clean & Green 1/5
  • Pest Free 1/5
  • Peace & Quiet 1/5
  • Eating Out 1/5
  • Nightlife 1/5
  • Parks & Recreation 1/5
  • Shopping Options 1/5
  • Gym & Fitness 1/5
  • Internet Access 1/5
  • Lack of Traffic 1/5
  • Cost of Living 1/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 1/5
  • Public Transport 1/5
  • Medical Facilities 1/5
  • Schools 1/5
  • Childcare 1/5
2yrs+

"Nestled between Molendinar and Southport"

Ashmore is a depressing suburb, but it is fairly cheap and has good access to a lot of work on the northern end of the Coast. It is definitely not for me.
5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 5/5
2yrs+

"love coming home"

i have lived in ashmore milparinka terrace for 10 years and love it, its agreat place to live , i just love coming home, woudnt want to live anywhere else
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
1/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 1/5
  • Safe & Sound 1/5
  • Clean & Green 1/5
  • Pest Free 1/5
  • Peace & Quiet 1/5
  • Eating Out 1/5
  • Nightlife 1/5
  • Parks & Recreation 1/5
  • Shopping Options 1/5
  • Gym & Fitness 1/5
  • Internet Access 1/5
  • Lack of Traffic 1/5
  • Cost of Living 1/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 1/5
  • Public Transport 1/5
  • Medical Facilities 1/5
  • Schools 1/5
  • Childcare 1/5
2yrs+

"hot, congested, and gold coast"

not for me
5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Pest Free 2/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 4/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 3/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 4/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 4/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 4/5
2yrs+

"Very Central to everything."

I have live in 3 different streets in Ashmore over a 16 year period and love it!!! Will continue to live here.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees