Living in Mackay offers an amazing range of natural surroundings and cultural heritage. The residents love the tropical lifestyle and most importantly feel safe in the suburbs that frame this beautiful area of North Queensland. The region boasts beautiful beaches, art galleries and access to the Great Barrier Reef and the Whitsundays. If you are looking to build a new home in the area on your own block of land, or buy an off the plan development, Dixon Homes have your needs covered. Let’s take a look at the best suburbs in the region that cater for your individual budget.
Homes with million dollar views
Black’s Beach is home to Mackay’s longest beach, boasting 6 kilometres of continuous sand and sea. Only 15 minutes from the city’s centre, this suburb houses a mix of both old and new properties. More recently purchases have tipped the million-dollar mark primarily due to their generous block size and views of the beach. Securing yourself a block of land here to build a home on will put you in amongst young professionals and families, as well as those who have opted to retiree here and enjoy a little piece of paradise.
The spectacular views are clearly the main drawcard, but it’s great to know that there are a number of excellent schools nearby, convenient amenities and natural surroundings many are willing to pay top dollar for.
If your budget allows, building a new home on a spacious block of land will allow you to enjoy open plan living, capitalise on the views and give you plenty of customisations to ensure your home meets all your needs.
Affordable land for first home buyers in Beaconsfield
Mackay is also home to many first homeowners and investors who are able to purchase land in more affordable suburbs and enjoy great returns. Beaconsfield is just one of the hot suburbs to look at. Home to the Mackay Gold Course, this region has seen much development recently. Affordable homes originally built in the 1950s are being snapped up ripe for renovation and prime land is being used to house brand new homes perfect for young couples and families.
There are a number of great schools in the area too plus a local shopping centre, and being only 5 minutes from Mackay’s main city and beaches, you are never too far away from anything. Older homes can also be purchased in Mount Pleasant and more recently this has been an area pinpointed by investors due to the potential to re-build new properties.
There are many suburbs in the region that offer growth potential making them suitable for first homebuyers and entry-level investors. The hard part is choosing exactly where you love it most.
Andergrove – An established family suburban suburb
Seeking a more established suburb in Mackay to call home? Take a look at Andergrove. Home to a wide variety of housing styles, you can be lucky enough to purchase both standard blocks and acreage in this area. This then gives you the option to build a wide variety of new homes offered by Dixon Homes with a floor plan that not only takes advantage of your lifestyle but also the lot size and surrounding views.
Residents in Andergrove are long time homeowners who may have purchased their first home here years ago and have decided to stick around. This in itself demonstrates the value of the area and what makes it such a great suburban area for families.
The area is home to a great shopping precinct, a variety of schools including the Whitsunday Anglican, close to Mackay’s beaches and is only 5 minutes from the city’s central area. It really is a great suburb with a neighbourly spirit, and plenty of parks and opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors.
One other area well worth a mention is East Mackay. This is also an established popular suburb with two beaches and older homes ready to be replaced by new developments. With a local school and close proximity to the city, it is a great family suburb, providing safe areas for kids of all ages to enjoy.
Living in Mackay
The coastal lifestyle provides residents of Mackay so much. The more established suburbs offer great amenities and typically more affordable housing with larger lot sizes. Dixon Homes not only have over 2000 new home designs to choose from but a range of house and land packages, plus off the plan opportunities to consider. Each have a range of associated benefits can allow you to move into one of Mackay’s hot suburbs into a brand new property with ease.
Call Dixon Homes today to and visit a showroom to see what’s on offer.