A beach side home is the great Australian dream. A home where you can take a walk down to the ocean, perhaps go for a surf, but still be within reach of schools, transport and shops. For some that dream may seem out of reach but there’s still great suburbs to invest in within driving distance of Byron Bay. So for your stake in the great Aussie dream, take a look at the suburbs we’ve listed below.
SOUTH GOLDEN BEACH
This little gem is 26km from the Byron Bay town centre and has it’s own amazing stretch of coastline adjacent to a nature reserve. A small suburb, with quiet, leafy streets most houses are an easy walk to the beach.
Alan Bond had a hand in building the canals back in the eighties and many of the properties back on to these beautiful waterways. If you like golf there’s also a world-class golf course situated within a 2km drive at Ocean Shores. Local shops are also located at Ocean Shores
Median House Price – 3 bed: $530,000
Brunswick Heads is an up-and-coming beach side town that sees thousands of visitors flock here each year. Located at the mouth of the Brunswick River it is an idyllic spot where you can indulge in some of your favourite pastimes like boating, fishing and swimming.
Filled with top-notch cafes and restaurants, you’ll love the local lifestyle. There’s development proposed along the foreshore with an upgrade of facilities in the pipeline. Stroll to beaches, river and shops.
Median House Price – 3 bed: $715,000
Only 5 kilometres from Byron Bay, Suffolk Park has the same vibe as Byron Bay with a nice shopping area that includes a post office, bakery and pub. A quiet suburb with a mix of locally owned and holiday rental properties, Suffolk Park is a hop, skip and jump to beautiful Tallows Beach with views along to the Byron Bay lighthouse.
The beach curves for 6.5km from the lighthouse along to Broken Head and is one of the most photographed in the country. Arkawal National Park allows for tracts of beautiful rainforest and it’s also handy to a stunning golf course.
Median House Price – 3 bed: $675,000
Though outside the Byron Shire it’s still a short drive to the heart of Byron Bay along beautiful coastline and only ten minutes to Ballina which offers a huge array of shops, restaurants and amenities.
With a population of approximately 7,000 people, Lennox Head retains the charm of a seaside town. Local attractions include Lake Ainsworth, 7 Mile Beach and Lennox Point.
Median House Price – 3 bed: $593,000
Contact Ed to discuss your Byron Bay Real Estate needs.