9.3 out of 10

Palmerston

-35.1955246346761 149.116424231715
Great for
  • Cost of Living
  • Eating Out
  • Gym & Fitness
  • Internet Access
  • Lack of Traffic
Not great for
  • Nightlife
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Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Singles

Reviews

5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Nightlife 1/5
  • 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 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 4/5
  • Schools 5/5
2yrs+

"Great family suburb"

Highly sought after by families with school age children, Palmerston is centrally located in Gungahlin and Palmerston homeowners benefit from great local facilities.

Shops
The local shops at Palmerston caters for all your everyday needs with the following shops and services; IGA supermarket, chemist, hairdresser, take away, KUMON tutoring, medical centre and chiropractor.

Closest Primary school
Palmerston primary school located on Kosciusko avenue.

Closest high school
Burgmann Anglican School; pre school - year 12, located just outside Palmerston.
Gold creek high School; pre school - year 10, I went there myself and can highly recommend. About 5 minutes drive from Palmerston.

Closest college
Burgmann Anglican School
Gungahlin College

Other facities
Palmerston oval
Palmerston community centre

Location
One of the reasons that Palmerston is so popular with homebuyers is its location and proximity to everything.
Palmerston is located less than 5 minutes drive to Gungahlin town centre and 10-15 minutes to Belconnen and Civic.
Frequent bus service (56) to Gungahlin, Belconnen and the city.

Quick stats
Home to 5680 amazing people.
2174 private dwellings with 64.6% separate title houses and 35.2% townhouses (also 0.2% units, for those keeping count)
*stats from the ABS website and based on the 2011 census

Having lived in the suburb for the past 7 years, I can highly recommend Palmerston to anyone looking for a safe and convenient location with great entry level houses to larger family homes.
Pros
  • Pretty quiet
  • Good shops
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Trendy & Stylish