3 in-demand suburbs in the Sunshine Coast


If you’re looking to purchase a property along the stunning Sunshine Coast, here is a guide to the suburbs that are in demand along the Sunshine Coast. 


Coolum Beach is a beachside suburb with awesome beaches. Coolum is a fantastic location for quieter beach living perfect for the family. From Coolum you can head to larger commercial centers by either car or bus north to Noosa or south to Mooloolaba. Coolum is perfect for a family holiday home or sea-change move. With both a high school and primary school in the suburb, fully patrolled surf beaches and just over an hour drive from Brisbane. 


The current median house price in Coolum Beach is currently $1,300,000, which is an increase of 36.8% compared to the 12 months previous. Coolum Beach rental properties are attracting high rents and low vacancies. Coolum offers a more relaxed vibe than its touristic neighbours Mooloolaba and Noosa, yet is still close enough to enjoy all they have to offer.


Mountain Creek

The suburban area of Mountain Creek is 3km away from the beaches of Kawana Waters and Mooloolaba, making it popular when house hunting.  Mountain Creek has a number of primary and secondary schools, Tafe and the University of Sunshine Coast all located in the suburb. With plans to expand, this suburb will be increasing significantly in value over the next couple of years.


Mountain Creek’s median house price currently sits at $975,000 as of September 2022 resulting in a 28.3% increase over the past 12 months. Due to Mountain Creek’s relaxed lifestyle and easy and close access to shopping centers, outdoor activities and relaxed lifestyle the value of this suburb will continue to increase over the coming years. 



Caloundra has a beautiful combination between beaches and parklands. The suburb starts with the coastal suburbs around the Sunshine Coast and is less than an hour drive to Brisbane. With over 11 parks in the suburb and six beaches this suburb moves at an easy pace.  


The suburb of Caloundra provides a relaxed lifestyle with quality education, sports, arts and commercial shipping centers. With its growing population Caloundra is constantly being improved to meet demand. With many events hosted in Caloundra CBD, this makes it an attractive place of living for young families and retired couples.


Caloundra’s median house price currently sits at $917,000 as of 2022 resulting in a 24% increase over the past 12 months. As the value of this suburb increases rent prices are increasing. Due to Caloundra’s relaxed lifestyle and access to commercial towns and stores the value of this suburb will continue to increase over the coming years. 

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