The place we come from, the place we want to go

Just 13 minutes by train to Ipswich

Waterlea brings authentic countryside living to those who want to come home to somewhere truly special, every day. Hop on the Warrego Highway and you’ll find yourself in Brisbane in just 45 minutes. Or head south and you’ve got all the spoils of the Gold Coast for a day trip to some of the best beaches in the world.

Closer to home, the charming town of Walloon has a fantastic state school, a convenient selection of shops and local eateries to feed your soul and Amberley RAAF Airbase, a major employment node is a short 10 minute drive away. Being so close to Ipswich has great advantages for those who work there, as well as major shopping, recreation and entertainment just minutes away by car.

At Waterlea your newly built home will also be connected to the nbn™ network Australia’s broadband network. The nbn™ will provide both your internet and landline services with the fastest and most reliable broadband for years to come.

Explore Waterlea and nearby amenities on the masterplan.


Ipswich is currently undergoing extensive growth, making it a region with a big future, offering residents local access to education, employment, recreation and shopping.

The combination of affordable land, substantial infrastructure investment and a diversified and growing local economy has ensured that the Ipswich area is one of the fastest growing regions in South East Queensland.



Parks galore

Waterlea is a place that brings the people together. Peppered with community spaces, bridges span and connect nature trails around the rolling waters of the creek, so you’ll never go a day without saying g’day.

Here you’ll find the perfect balance of tranquillity and the active lifestyle you’ve always wanted; adventure playgrounds, fitness circuits and sporting grounds provide all the get-up-and-go you’ll ever need. Right on your doorstep.

There’s always a reason catch that fresh subtropical air, whether you’re on your morning jog or an evening stroll with the pooch. A chain of ponds, rock pools and waterside walks tell an inspiring story of the land’s past, designed to relax and revitalise your soul.

Vibrant Village Heart

With a village hub at its heart, you’ll get your very own village café serving up wholesome food straight, the best local coffee and family-friendly, pub-style dining.

This is where the neighbourhood comes to life. There’ll be markets, community events and festivities all year round to enjoy with fellow neighbours and visiting friends alike.

Better yet, it’s all just a stroll or a ride away, thanks to the grand green spine of parkland and a network of picture-perfect paths that run along a scenic creek right through the entire village

Ipswich Estates - Key Attributes Matrix

See how Waterlea stacks up against surrounding estates.

Key estate attributes Waterlea Providence S. Ripley Ecco Ripley Torhaven Deebing Heights Hayfield Ripley Ripley Valley Ripley
Total number of lots 1,500 7,500 2,500 294 900 900
Current product on market
(Land selling from price)
$164,000 $197,900 $189,000 $178,200 $195,000 $207,700
Current product on market
(Size range sqm)
420-815 315-592 300-627 340-435 375-627 400-955
Commercial centre build or proposed Yes Yes Yes No Yes No
Distance to closest rail station 1min 8min 14min 14min 12min 14min
Travel time to RAAF Amberly 12min 17min 15min 14min 14min 20min
Travel time to Ipswich CBD by car 13min 15min 12min 14min 14min 14min
Travel time to Ipswich – public transport
(Per google incl. train and/or bus)
22min 30min 30min 69min 27min 27min
Travel time to Brisbane by car 43min 39min 39min 35min 38min 39min
Travel time to Brisbane – public transport
(Per google incl. train and/or bus)
1hr 28min 1hr 42min 1hr 42min 2hr 44min 2hr 7min 2hr 7min
Shopping centre amenity 3min 2min 1min 4min 4min 2min
USQ Ipswich 16min 14min 14min 10min 8min 10min
Ipswich hospital 16min 15min 16min 11min 10min 12min
Primary school walking distance Yes No No Yes No No