Mountview is in the South-East Queensland locality of Redbank Plains, just 30 kilometres west of Brisbane's CBD and 15 minutes from Ipswich.
From established local day-care centres for toddlers to tertiary education, the area has many top-rated educational facilities to choose from: 10 childcare centres and pre-schools, 10 primary schools, 4 secondary colleges and the University of Southern Queensland is located 10 minutes from Redbank Plains. There are a further 90 schools, the University of Queensland Ipswich campus and two Institutes of TAFE within Greater Ipswich.
Residents of Mountview have health facilities right on their doorstep including: Four medical centres, the State-of-the-art Springfield Medical Centre just a ten minute drive away, three further medical centres also in Springfield and the Ipswich Hospital just 15 minutes away.
There are many shopping options for residents of the area, with three major shopping centres close by; or residents can venture outdoors and enjoy the area's many parklands, sporting and recreational clubs.