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Best suburbs to live in Sunshine Coast Region, QLD

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4.5Ranked 1st

"Beautiful Buderim"

We bought in Headland Park 1 year ago, lovely quiet pocket and community. Big plots and close to everything you want on the coast (beaches, schools, shops, transport etc). We are very fortunate as the…
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Marcus Beach

4.5Ranked 2nd

"Paradise in Paradise"

Marcus Beach is quiet, peaceful, close to everything Noosa has to offer, great people and dog friendly beach. It's the best kept secret on the Sunshine Coast!
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4.5Ranked 3rd

"Why we love living in Woombye"

We fell in love with Woombye the moment we drove into the town centre. The main street is picture-perfect with it's sweeping mountain views and quaint old shops; yet behind this sleepy facade is ever…
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Coolum Beach

4.5Ranked 4th
Jonathon Cameron

"Living in paradise"

I love living in Coolum Beach. I first moved here eleven years ago and have also enjoyed residing at neighbouring addresses in Yaroomba and Marcoola. My family and I are proud property owners in the c…
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Little Mountain

4.5Ranked 5th
Larena Butler

"Great for families and I love the parks"

I have really enjoyed living here since moving from Buderim. There are so many walking tracks and parks, my son and I love feeding the ducks and swans at the lake in Ivadale. Our Neighbours are friend…
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Black Mountain

4.5Ranked 6th

"Truly amazing place for family’s and community"

Love it .. love it Best rural land and will be worth a lot more in the years to come with the way it’s going.. hidden gem Quite but so close to shops with plenty of infrastructure coming and with s…
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4.5Ranked 8th

"Picturesque Palmwoods"

Beautiful hinterland atmosphere yet only 20 min drive to Maroochydore and beach. Picturesque mountain and valley views. Cute little town with all basic necessities and fantastic pub with great food an…
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4.5Ranked 9th

"Stunning Sunshine Coast location"

Nestled between Eumundi and Noosa, Doonan offers an amazing Sunshine Coast hinterland lifestyle if you’re looking for peace, quiet and large spaces blending bush and rural. Public transport is limite…
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Battery Hill

4.5Ranked 10th

"Missing Dicky"

We have just moved from Dicky Beach and I miss it. My partner and I used to walk on the beach every evening and the sand would change every day. In the mornings we would walk to the bakery and get t…
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4.5Ranked 11th
Dalila Lacquiere


Perfect for relaxing holiday or to live Maleny is a unique quaint slice of paradise, the untimely village friendly spirit with querky traditions of local crafts, delicious fresh foods either eaten in …
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4.5Ranked 12th
Suzie Mcdonald


Noosaville is a lovely flat suburb along the edge of Noosa River. The entry to the Noosa waters loch is also from the river. Take a casual stroll along the river and enjoy a coffee at one of the man…
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Sippy Downs

4.5Ranked 13th

"Sippy has everything!"

Chancellor primary is currently ranked 7th best on the coast, on par with SC Grammar the private school, which is saying something! The university provides lots of public transport and we have our p…
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Bli Bli

4.5Ranked 14th
Liz Hope

"Family Friendly and Fun"

Lovely family area with great schools, lovely parks and walkways. Well located within and easy drive to beaches and shopping.
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4.5Ranked 15th

"Country blocks with views of Mt Ninderry"

Very friendly country town, lots of amenities in town and only 20 min to the beach! Also easy access further into the hinterland. 5 minutes to Mt Ninderry. Central location between Maroochydore & Noo…
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Mountain Creek

4Ranked 16th
Chris Norton

"Old Mountain Creek"

Mountain Creek (not Brightwater) is a very quiet suburban area with easy access to the beach (5 minute bike ride), walks along the creek in tropical rainforest, with friendly neighbours. The house blo…
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4Ranked 17th

"Eumundi- the charming historic market town"

I love Eumundi and I think the weekend market has to be the best I've seen. The town has a very relaxed friendly feel and a host of good cafes and restaurants. The 2 hotels also serve good food and th…
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4Ranked 18th

"Nice and Quiet"

Been living in the area for almost 2 years now, best move we made, its quiet, close to everything, and has a very friendly neighbourhood, great place to live.
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4Ranked 19th

"Just the perfect spot"

Close to everything you might need, like beach and shopping centre, but still quite and safe. The sound of the ocean will lull you to sleep every night! Wonderful neighborhood.
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Peregian Beach

4Ranked 20th

"Peregian Beach - Small Village by the sea"

The village is east of the busy road, so no roads to cross. There is a patrolled beach and surf club at the village. The town is a great place to live and it is easy to get to know the locals and to …
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