Best Acreage Sunshine Coast

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The Regions Where To Find The Best Acreage For Sale Sunshine Coast Edition

As one of the most trusted acreage home builders Sunshine Coast, we felt it was our duty to shed some light on the best acreage and wide lots the Sunshine Coast has to offer. So we have put together our top 5 suburbs of where to find them and why these are some of the most sought after areas for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle.

#5 The Noosa Region

The Noosa region located on the northern end of the Sunshine Coast region is one of Australia’s most popular holiday and tree change destinations known for its beautiful natural surroundings. Beaches, lakes, rivers, national parks and hinterland all make up this stunning region. Some describe the region as the perfect mix of beachfront and riverside living, with a great sense of community and some of Queensland’s best retail and dining precincts.

Noosa has a great range of rural and semi-rural lots perfect for that acreage home design you have always dreamed of, however also offers some very unique knockdown rebuild opportunities on beautiful acreage land and semi-rural lots in established areas.

The region spans from Peregian Beach to Noosa North Shore, and west to the Noosa hinterland including the heritage-listed town of Eumundi. It is also a gateway to the World Heritage-listed Fraser Island via a stunning 45min beach drive along Teewah and Rainbow Beach or by road via Gympie.

Sub-regions and suburbs of the Noosa area include:

  • Eastern beach communities of Peregian Beach, Marcus Beach, Castaways Beach, Sunrise Beach
  • Sunshine Beach
  • Peregian Springs – (a newer suburb development 10-15minutes from Noosa and beach)
  • Noosaville (also includes waterfront canal properties)
  • Tewantin – ranging from riverside to some small subdivisions.
  • Doonan and Tinbeerwah up on the ridge – small acreage – some with great views.
  • Noosa North Shore, access to the Fraser Island and Great Sandy National Park
  • Noosa Hinterland – Cooroy, Pomona, Kin Kin, Cooran, Boreen Point, and embracing Eumundi

Facilities of the Noosa Region

Not only does the region offer some of the best acreage for sale on the Sunshine Coast to build that acreage home design you’ve always dreamed of, it also is home to a plethora of infrastructure and amenities rare to find in a community like this. Shopping centres, restaurants, schools, medical and services are just a stone’s throw away from anywhere in the region and the only thing to consider for the acreage home builder is the travel time to schools and some amenities the further you go up into the hinterland.

Move west 10-20mins and you will find some of the most beautiful small acreage properties you will find anywhere on the coast. From beautiful coastal views of Tinbeerwah to the peaceful rural outlooks of Eumundi and Cooroy, there is a rural lifestyle to suit everyone.

Noosa to Sunshine Coast Airport 20-mins

Noosa to Brisbane Airport Approximately 1hr 45min-2hrs

Noosa to Brisbane 1hr 30-40mins

#4 Coolum

Nestled halfway between Maroochydore and Noosa, Coolum is a surfing hotspot boasting a beachside boardwalk with magnificent views along the Sunshine Coast and is the home of Mount Coolum, the largest volcano on the Sunshine Coast. Mount Coolum, thought to be 26 million years old is classified as a National Park and is great for a short 2 hour up and down morning climb to keep the family fit.

In the region you’ll find acreage land for sale that offers spectacular views. Some of the hot suburbs in the region include Yaroomba and Mt Coolum which are all within a short walk or cycle to the beach.

With its beachside shopping strip that has a funky boho feel, and large beachfront park, it’s no wonder why this beautiful coastal town is one of the hottest choices for the acreage home builder.

Coolum Sub Regions

Offering a wide variety of beach activities, first class golfing experiences, walking and biking tracks, and dining options, the Coolum region includes:

  • Coolum Beach
  • Mt Coolum
  • Point Arkwright
  • Yaroomba
  • Yandina Creek and Ninderry – 5-15mins back from the beach

Coolum to Sunshine Coast Airport 5-10mins

Coolum to Brisbane 1h 30min

#3 Caloundra

With the stunning Glasshouse Mountains as its backdrop, the Caloundra region stretches from Pumicestone Passage to Point Cartwright and is considered a playground of the Sunshine Coast tourism region providing the perfect base to visit the destination’s iconic attractions such as Aussie World, The Big Kart Track and Australia Zoo, which are located right at its doorstep.

Caloundra has a vast range of property options all within a short distance to some of the regions most stunning beaches and include small acreage and semi-rural land perfect for the acreage home builder looking to build a stunning acreage home.

Some of our top picks in the region include suburbs like Pelican Waters which offers substantial waterfront canal property at a fraction of the price of what you would pay in a capital city, yet offering so much more in terms of lifestyle, and Golden Beach which presents some very tempting knockdown rebuild opportunities in a well established area close to all amenities.

Caloundra Sub Regions:

  • Pelican Waters
  • Golden Beach
  • Bulcock Beach
  • Caloundra
  • Kings Beach
  • Dicky Beach
  • Moffat Beach
  • Caloundra South

Caloundra to Sunshine Coast Airport 25mins

Caloundra to Brisbane 1h 15min

#2 Maroochydore Region

The Mooloolaba/Maroochydore regions are located at the heart of the Sunshine Coast. This area stretches from the Hinterland in the west, south to Kawana and Caloundra and north to Marcoola. With Mooloolaba one of the most famous beaches in Queensland, the region offers diverse cuisine, stylish boutiques, assorted attractions and numerous events. It is also home to the region’s iconic marine attraction Sealife Mooloolaba.

This region encompasses many property options ranging from expansive waterfront homes that can house your yacht, to hillsides with views, to very affordable areas great for families. All have great access and proximity to all the best facilities the Sunshine Coast has to offer. Surprisingly too, there are some amazing pockets such as Bli Bli, Rosemount, Buderim, Twin Waters and the Maroochy River region where you will be able to find some of the Coast’s best acreage for sale, as well as great knockdown rebuild opportunities.

To the west of the Bruce Hwy and in the foothills of the Blackall Ranges lie the smaller villages of Ilkley, Chevallum, Eudlo, Palmwoods and Woombye. These small towns lie just behind Buderim and offer the privacy of small acreage living yet still with easy access to all the facilities of the coast and transport access. In comparison to other areas, this region offers great value for money while lots large enough to build that perfect acreage home design.

Mooloolaba/Maroochydore Sub Regions:

  • Marcoola
  • Bli Bli
  • Twin Waters
  • Cotton Tree
  • Maroochydore
  • Nambour
  • Alexandra Headland
  • Buderim
  • Mooloolaba
  • Sippy Downs
  • Bokarina

Sunshine Coast Airport 5-15mins

Brisbane 1h 20-mins

#1 The Sunshine Coast Hinterland

We feel this is the pinnacle for any acreage home builder looking to build that beautiful acreage home design on the Sunshine Coast. As a matter of fact, it would have to be one of our most favourite areas in South East Queensland

To the Northern end, Mapleton, Montville and Flaxton are quaint, small communities that offer the country feel with many small acreage land for sale and even the odd larger acreage lot. With stunning views and townships that remind us of an idyllic country town, these suburbs are simply stunning.

Maleny is the largest Hinterland town with views of the Coast as well as across the surrounding region south to the Glass House Mountains, a simply breathtaking area. It is the home of Maleny Dairies, so you can imagine it is like a lush farmland that is nothing short of ideal for anyone who has a love for acreage living and everything that it offers. Here you can access some of the best acreage for sale on the Sunshine Coast to build the ultimate acreage home design.

Further down to the Glass House Mountains you’ll find the local townships of Landsborough and Beerwah, both offer very affordable property options from smaller semi-rural lots to your larger acreage land for sale.

With the Sunshine Coast hinterland being close to the Bruce Highway and Brisbane this makes it a very attractive, great value area, and as Brisbane expands to the north, you can avoid the city while still having great access via road.

Sunshine Coast Hinterland Sub Regions:

  • Flaxton
  • Montville
  • Maleny
  • Mapleton
  • Yandina
  • Glass House Mountains
  • Kenilworth
  • Beerwah

Sunshine Coast Hinterland to Sunshine Coast Airport 35-mins,

Brisbane – 1hr Beerwah – 1.5hrs Montville

Brisbane Airport is approx 1hr from the southern end of the coast and approx1.5-2hrs from the northern end of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland.

The Summary

Well, there you have it. Our top 5 suburbs / regions to explore if you are looking to build that dream acreage home design on the Sunshine Coast.

As one of the Sunshine Coast’s most trusted acreage home builders we felt it was our duty to provide some insight into the hottest acreage land for sale and opportunities in the region and  we can’t wait to start your journey.

Feel free to contact us at any time to help you find that perfect spot on the Sunshine Coast for your Avondale Home.