Ormiston was originally a part of Cleveland but gained its name from Ormiston House, which was built overlooking Raby Bay in the 1860s and is still one of Brisbane's smaller suburbs.

Ormiston offers a mixture of heritage buildings and contemporary architecture alongside enjoyable bayside living while also having the setting of parks, koala corridors, bike and walkways, water views whilst only being minutes to Cleveland. It has Alexandra Hills, Wellington Point and Cleveland on its borders.

Children having fun outside in Ormiston.

The People

Ormiston, with an approximate population of 6,611, is a captivating suburb cherished by families and retirees. Its serene environment and thoughtful amenities make it an ideal destination for a tranquil lifestyle, catering to the diverse needs of its residents.

A couple enjoying a walk near the ocean in Ormiston.

The Lifestyle

Enjoyable bayside living while also having the setting of parks, koala corridors, bike and walkways, water views and only minutes to Cleveland. Everything residents need is on hand with the Ormiston Convenience Shopping Centre and a range of schools in close proximity. Ormiston is also a haven for koalas with community efforts to maintain population levels together with a popular duck pond and park for the kids.

Ormiston has its own train station which is on the Cleveland Line.

A modern living room with a neutral aesthetic in an Ormiston home.

The Homes

Ormiston is a sought after suburb offering a mix of established and contemporary homes along with renovation and building opportunities. The beauty of Ormiston is that it offers such a variety of property options that there is something to suit everyone. From townhouses, entry homes, high quality larger properties and retirement options.

Real Estate in Ormiston

Ormiston offers a variety of property options, with entry-level homes and townhouses available away from the foreshore, and prestigious homes throughout the suburb. As a sought-after area, prices in Ormiston are above the Redlands average.


Median House Price


Median Unit Price

$670 PW

Median House Rent

$580 PW

Median Unit Rent