Waterford West is a conveniently situated suburb of Logan City. It lies about 27 km from Brisbane and its area comprises approximately 500 hectares. Some neighbouring suburbs are Marsden, Crestmead, Loganlea and Waterford. Its chief industry is manufacturing.
Property management Waterford West indicates that 25% of properties are self owned and 36% are rented. Over 70% of the homes are self standing on their own land, while 18% are townhouses or terraced homes. The remainder comprises apartments and units. Several commercial regions are also in Waterford West. According to the 2006 Australian census, the average age of the population was 34 years, although the current age median is probably a little higher.
Being close to schools and childcare facilities, it is an ideal place for families with children. Waterford West Primary school and Marsden High School are situated in the suburb and Canterbury College is in nearby Waterford. Several other schools are located in the surrounding areas.
Shoppers don’t have to drive far because Waterford West has its own shopping complex, namely, Waterford Plaza, in Kingston Road. However, it is close to other shopping centres in the adjoining suburbs. Sports enthusiasts are also well catered for at the Indoor Sports Centre in Marsden.
There is no shortage of recreational parks in real estate Waterford West. It is home to Lancaster Park, nicknamed ‘The Rose Garden’. Having its own gazebo hidden from the main road, it is an idyllic and popular location for weddings. Yet another beautiful feature is the Tygum Lagoon. This picturesque area is a tourist’s delight with plenty to entertain the family. Nature lovers will enjoy the sounds of multitudes of birds during the day and at dusk when they jostle for the best trees to use as sleeping quarters.
This recreational site also caters for water sports such as kayaking, canoeing and numerous other activities including fishing and motor boat sports. There is ample accommodation for overnight and holiday tourists.