Jimboomba - Flagstone
This beautiful suburb within Logan City is located about 47 km south of Brisbane. Many of the lovely properties are on spacious plots and the area is mainly rural residential (4,000 – 10,000 m2 blocks) with some commercial and industrial areas. Situated on the Mount Lindesay Highway, Jimboomba lies midway between Browns Plains and Beaudesert. The name is said to derive from an Aboriginal word meaning “loud thunder, no rain”.
Jimboomba is becoming increasingly popular with owner-occupiers and 59.4% of homes in the suburb are under purchase, with 20.3% being owned and 15.3% being rented. Many of the homes are modern brick and tile with a number of new homes having been built in the area in recent years. Plans are underway for development of smaller housing units (450 – 600 m2).
The area is well serviced with facilities including a library, fire and ambulance, swimming pool, community centre, a police station, hotel, medical-dental services and shopping areas like Jimboomba Shopping Centre, Jimboomba Junction and the Village Shopping Centre. A growing industrial area provides services for vehicles, irrigation and other services like home-water supplies, produce supplies, light manufacturing and landscape gardening.
A variety of schools are available locally in Jimboomba and nearby. The Hills International College caters from prep to year 12, and other local schools include Emmaus College, Jimboomba State School, Flagstone State School, Flagstone State Community College and Jimboomba State School Prep Year. Sporting and recreational activities are catered for through a number of clubs including Jimboomba Gymnastics, the Jimboomba Soccer Club and the Jimboomba Netball Association. Golf enthusiasts enjoy the Hills International Golf Club and the Jimboomba Little Athletics Centre, Jimboomba Park, Kurrajong Park, Blackwood Reserve and Spearwood Park offer many opportunities for outdoor fitness and leisure activities.
Jimboomba is located within the Plunkett Conservation Park, an area of 470 km. The greater area of Logan City includes 56 species of native mammals, 273 species of birds, 58 native reptile species and at least 27 native frogs. The Logan and Albert Conservation Association encourage appreciation of local wildlife and the development of sustainable lifestyles in the area.