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With beautiful rainforests and parklands only minutes from your doorstep, you’re spoilt for choice within the leafy suburb of Bracken Ridge

IRT The Ridge Retirement Village

Our location

Located in the leafy suburb of Bracken Ridge, IRT The Ridge is just a short distance away from the coastal suburbs of Brighton and Sandgate, offering a range of dining options, amenities and leisurely activities such as golfing and water sports. Or enjoy a scenic walk through the parklands and lagoons at the Wetlands Reserve in Deagon.

IRT The Ridge Retirement Village

Enjoy your day at one of the many nearby beaches, clubs or parks

  • Bracken Ridge Library: 1.2km / 5-minte drive
  • Deagon Wetlands: 2.9km / 5-minute drive
  • Barefoot Bowls Brisbane: 5.5km / 9-minute drive
  • Sandgate Golf Club: 5.7km / 9-minute drive
  • Redcliffe Beach: 16.5km / 20-minute drive

Centrally located, you’re only a short drive to the town centre

  • Bracken Ridge Tavern: 700m / 8-minute walk
  • Woolworths Bracken Ridge: 750m / 10-minute walk
  • ALDI Sandgate: 4.1km / 7-minute drive

You will appreciate the convenience and care available only minutes from our community

  • Chemist Warehouse Sandgate: 3.9km / 7-minute drive
  • The Prince Charles Hospital: 10.4km / 18-minute drive

You're only stone’s throw away from bus routes direct to the surrounding suburbs

  • Bus Stop: 50m / 1-minute walk
  • Sandgate Station: 3.7km / 7-minute drive
Retirees laughing on the beach

Explore the area

The capital of the Sunshine State, Brisbane, is a short car ride away, where you’ll have access to all the shops, cafes, restaurants, services and entertainment you’ll ever need. Winding along the Brisbane River, there is no shortage of attractions to explore. From relaxing on the South Bank and taking a City Cat ride along the river, to visiting local markets, museums, galleries, or cuddling koalas at one of the wildlife centres, there is plenty to keep you entertained on a day out exploring.

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IRT The Ridge

131 Quinlan St, Bracken Ridge

Bracken Ridge Tavern

Sandgate Golf Club

Woolworths Bracken Ridge

Retirees laughing on the beach

Location Benefits

We carefully select the location of our independent living communities to meet your needs.


Easy access to public transport


Join the local bowling club

Join the local golf club

Extensive shopping and retail options

Picturesque natural surroundings

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