The Living close to the beach is a dream for many people, especially those living in Australia. There is a misconception that living in a beachside suburb is out of reach for first home buyers, but the fact is that it is totally doable. If you’re looking to leave your rental and start living that beachy lifestyle then check out the top 5 beachside suburbs for your first home opportunity.
NORTH OF THE RIVER
The coastal suburb of Alkimos is located 40km north of Perth’s CBD, and an easy 15 minute drive from Joondalup. This suburb offers homebuyers a place to live that has all the sought-after amenities, but still has the feel of a smaller coastal town. With new shopping centres and restaurants, easy access to public transport, a choice of schools and child care facilities, and kilometres of pristine beaches, Alkimos is a popular residential location.
With a relaxed lifestyle and situated just a 33 minute drive from the Perth CBD, Jindalee is a beachside suburb that is definitely worth considering. With nearby attractions including Jindalee and Eden beach, as well as amenities such as schools, shopping centres and train and bus services close by, it is not hard to see why Jindalee is popular with home buyers.
Two Rocks is an outer suburb at the northern edge of Perth, approximately 60km from the Perth CBD. This thriving suburb offers real value for money, and it’s affordability and access to amenities is what has first home buyers so interested. Offering a choice of primary and secondary schools, attractive parks, a range of recreational facilities, supermarkets, public transport options and of course the marina, Two Rocks really does have it all.
SOUTH OF THE RIVER
The suburb of Lakelands is only 58km from the Perth CBD just north of Mandurah. Surrounded by stunning waterways and beaches, as well as lots of natural bushland, Lakelands offers a holiday lifestyle with easy access to all the services and amenities offered in larger suburbs. There are multiple recreational activities available such as fishing, boating & crabbing, making it a great place for families to live.
If you like the idea of an escape from city life, Golden Bay offers a stunning beachside haven. Located on the coastline, 52km from the CBD, Golden Bay is a great place for families to live. Mandurah & Rockingham town centres are nearby, providing easy access to bus and train services, as well as schools and hospitals. If you love the sea, then building your first home in Golden Bay is the perfect option.
So that’s the top 5 beachside suburbs. DreamStart Homes has amazing house & land packages available in all of the above suburbs. We can help you find the beachside home of your dreams. Get in touch with one of our team members here to get started on your new beachside dream home.