Suburb Profiles

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Bentley Park

Nearby Suburbs
Mt Sheridan
Edmonton
White Rock

 
Bentley Park is a rapidly growing new suburb in the southern corridor of Cairns City. Housing in the suburb is predominantly separate houses, occupied by young families. Bentley Park is about 19mins drive south of Cairns CBD.

 
The People
The population of Bentley Park is residential in nature. 4517 people live in the suburb, consisting mainly of young families.

 
General facilities
A number of community services and recreation facilities are located on Robert Road including Fretwell Park. The nearest swimming pool is in the adjacent suburbs of Woree and Gordonvale. The nearest libraries are in Edmonton and Earlville.


Medical
There are a number of medical facilities in the Bentley Park area including a medical centre, Yarrabah Hospital and pathology services in Edmonton, about 10mins drive south. The closest hospital is the Cairns Base Hospital and the Cairns Private Hospital about 20mins drive north.

 
Shopping
The closest supermarkets and shopping centres are in Edmonton about 15mins south and Woree and Earlville. There is a convenience store, a liquor store and some takeaway outlets in the area.

 
Childcare
There are a number of child care centres in the nearby suburb of Edmonton, include an ABC Learning Centre. Isabella State School in Edmonton has a Prep Year, as does Bentley Park State School (Prep-12).

 
School
Bentley Park College offers Prep to Year 12 and St Teresa’s Catholic Primary School is also in the area. Other schools are located in the adjacent suburbs of Woree and Edmonton.


Public Transport
Sunbus provides a full public transport service in the area. The suburb is serviced by Cairns taxi companies.

Source: cairns.com.au, Pricefinder & our own in house research
Last updated 21.06.2017