The Suburb of Alice River
Alice River is a suburb of the City of Townsville in North Queensland, Australia. Living in Alice River is ideal for families that want to live the true North Queensland lifestyle – offering convenience in every aspect with all the local amenities, and nearby – Willows Shopping Centre is only 10 minutes away. Willows has all to offer, Woolworths, Coles, Big W, Target, Best and Less to mention a few of the major stores. There are many speciality stores which can all be viewed on their website Store Directory. Willows offers an extensive menu in the food court – you are sure to satisfy your hunger.
Speaking of hunger, the Cannon Park Complex, located adjacent to Willows Shopping Centre is also 10 minutes from Alice River and this complex boasts some of Townsville’s most popular restaurants including Hog’s Breath Café, Cactus Jacks Bar and Grill, Fasta Pasta, Masala Indian Cuisine, Capitol Regent Chinese and many more!
For your entertainment: Kingpin Bowling, Reading Cinemas, Kirwan Indoor Sports Centre and Roller Skating Rink are also located in Cannon Park.
Alice River House and Land Price – Growth!
Alice River has an impressive track record in capital growth, making it a safe place for you to build – in 2002 lots in Rupertswood were selling for only $60,000 – and ten years later are were well above to the $200,000 mark. House and Land prices have increased significantly. Mount Margaret is your perfect opportunity to make a secure investment in you and your families future as the area continues to grow and expand the capital growth is expected to continue at the rapid rate that it has in the past. With this in mind – You simply can not go wrong at Mount Margaret!
In the 2016 Census – Alice River QuickStats were as follows:
People: 2,425 ( Male: 1,206 Female: 1,214 )
Median Age: 35
Families: 670 ( Average Children Per Family: 2 )
All Private Dwellings: 743
Owned Outright: 183 Owned with Mortgage: 481 Rented: 53 Not stated: 26
Average Motor Vehicles Per Dwelling: 2.4