This well established Logan City suburb is located 5 km south of Logan Central and 25 km south of the centre of Brisbane. Affordable older style and newer modern brick and tile homes as well as its proximity to the city centre have made Crestmead a popular choice with young families. Railway and bus services assist commuters and there is easy access by road to workplaces in Logan City – home to over 7000 businesses – or to Brisbane and the Gold Coast.
The Park Ridge Pony Club situated within very close proximity to two beautiful green areas, Judith Park and Crestmead Park, has given the suburb additional allure. Biking trails and walkways, playground and picnic facilities offer residents of Crestmead plenty of opportunities for fitness and leisure activities including wildlife observation and recording.
94.7% of homes in Crestmead are free standing, with only 0.5% being smaller units. Couples with children occupy 47.3% of homes in the area, with 24% being occupied by couples without children and 27.1% being occupied by one-parent families. There are a number of educational facilities and schools within Crestmead and nearby suburbs, including ABC Crestmead, the Macarthy Road Early Childhood and Development Centre Marsden, Crestmead State School, St Francis College, Crestmead State School and Prep Year as well as the Marsden State School, Marsden State High School and Burrowes State School.
Sports and recreation are well provided for with the Logan Metro Indoor Sports Centre and Marsden Tennis Centre on Browns Plains Road, the northern border of the suburb, and shopping is both interesting and convenient with the Battlers Supermarket on Norah Street, the Yi Asian Grocery and Video Store on Third Avenue, and the Grand Plaza a little further along Browns Plains Road.
Crestmead is very near Scrubby Creek, a lovely area for a peaceful 1 km walk that is partly accessible by wheelchair. There is plenty to interest wildlife watchers, with Whiptail Wallabies and Wonga Pigeons inhabiting the area.