9.1 out of 10

Coominya

-27.4222597431018 152.521468719655
Great for
  • Clean & Green
  • Neighbourly Spirit
  • Parking
  • Peace & Quiet
  • Cost of Living
Not great for
  • Nightlife
  • Gym & Fitness
  • Public Transport
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Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Country Lovers
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Reviews

5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 4/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 2/5
  • Nightlife 1/5
  • Parks & Recreation 4/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Internet Access 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 3/5
  • Public Transport 2/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Schools 4/5
  • Childcare 3/5
2yrs+

"A small piece of paradise"

My children and I moved to Coominya just over 5 years ago and I would not go back; I previously lived in Ipswich. Initially I thought the travel (distance and time) to work (Ipswich) would be a concern but after travelling to Brisbane and around Ipswich in peak hour throughout my working life driving from Coominya is a piece of cake. 35 mins to Ipswich, beautiful Wivenhoe Dam to look at on the way through, no stress or traffic.... bliss. There are good schools and transport to and from them provided by a local bus company. Grocery shopping at Fernvale Woolies or Supa Iga in Lowood provides all that we need. I love the peace and quiet, I have excellent neighbours, they always wave hello and stop for a chat if you are in the mood. While you know they are closeby if you need them, they keep to themselves unless you ask for help. The local convenience store is really well stocked and open early til late. My daughter loves to ride so having the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail close by is very handy. If we want to splurge on take away, the Blue Teapot has it all, including a sit down Italian restaurant. They also have fuel and they are located in the main street next to the local Post Office. If you like pub meals, then you have to visit the Belevue Hotel, great service, good prices and huge meals. Wivenhoe, Somerset and Atkinson Dams for all close for fishing and water sports. Camping at Logans is great and only 5-6 mins away. There is a great community spirit in Coominya and as I said the kids and I wouldn't trade living here for the world.
Pros
  • Peace and quiet
  • Schools with after hours care
  • wildlife, wallabies, birds, koalas, etc
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Country Lovers
5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 3/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 5/5
  • Cost of Living 5/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 3/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 5/5
2yrs+

"COOMINYA, "tiny village in the VALLEY OF THE LAKES"."

WE MOVED TO COOMINYA 25 YEARS AGO FROM THE FAST CITY LIFE WE HAD BEEN BORN TO. THE PEACE, SERENITY, FRIENDLINESS ALL GENERAL ATMOSPHERE OF THIS BEAUTIFUL LITTLE HISTORICAL TOWN MADE US REALIZE WE HAD FOUND THE ELUSIVE PLACE, OTHERS NEVER FIND, WHERE WE COULD HANG OUR HATS. NO PLACE COULD EVER ENTICE US AWAY. LOVE IT.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees