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Real Estate

17 April, 2021

Real Estate Suburb Profile: SMITHFIELD, Cairns 4878

Smithfield, Cairns 4878, is a short drive away from Cairns CBD and it is fast becoming the business and trade hub of the Cairns northern beaches.


Smithfield, 4878


Smithfield is a short drive away from Cairns CBD and it is fast becoming the business and trade hub of the Cairns northern beaches.

Its population is approximately 5,303 people and the household composition are predominantly families, followed by single persons with a small percentage of group household.

Smithfield offers a fantastic lifestyle, and it is in a fantastic green area with an abundance of parks, walking tracks, etc.

Distance from CBD: 15 Kilometres


Parks :

Cattana Wetlands, Smithfield Regional Park, Rainy Mountain Park, Smithfield Mountain Bike Park Trail, Allyson Street Park, Mason Park, Cairnwell Street Park, Sidlaw Street Park, Smithfield fenced dog park, Saddle Mountain Park, Oakville Parade Park, Norwood Crescent Park, George Moore Park and more


Smithfield Shopping Centre, BFC, Bunnings, VIP furniture, Supermarkets, Liquor stores, K-Mart, Mechanics, Bike Shops and more

Public Transport:

Regular bus services to Cairns or to the beaches

Schools in the area:

Smithfield State High School,  

Newman Catholic School (opening 2022),

James Cook University,

Caravonica State School and more

 Medical Services in the area:

Smithfield Central Doctors, Smart Clinics Smithfield Family Medical Centre, Apple Tree Medical Smithfield, Trinity GPs and more


Smithfield is central to all the best tourism localities in Cairns and region. The world famous Skyrail commences from Smithfield. 


Population composition:

5,303 – average age 33

Housing composition:

Family 72.8% - Single 19.2% - Group 8%

Housing Composition Smithfield, Cairns 4878
Housing Composition Smithfield, Cairns 4878

Average housing prices: $459,500

Average unit prices: $222,000

Home Ownership

An assessment of the suburb reveals that approximately 65% of homes are owner occupied.

What makes this suburb so attractive from a real estate perspective?:

This suburb is a mix of cultures and personality, we can find all different styles of houses and they all have personal touches by the owners or the building company. There are a lot of development happening and there will be more to come.

Smithfield is perfectly located and close to everything – the perfect suburb to live in.

With the upgrade to the current highway into Cairns, access to and from the city will be streamlined.

Suburb Profile Provided by:

Agent's Name: Claudio Bartolomeo
Agency: Freemans Residential - Cairns
Phone: 0413 337 306

Agents Profile:

Claudio is recognised as a savvy negotiator and salesman. Clients also value his flexibility, reliability, and trustworthiness.

Originally from Italy, Claudio has lived in Cairns since 2007 raising a family and forging a career in sales and marketing management. Claudio has a deep understanding of the greater Cairns market, and an enviable network of contacts and clients.

Contact Claudio now to discuss how you can get the best price for your property while being rest assured that every ‘i’ is dotted and every ’t’ is crossed.


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