Whitsunday

Paradise is cheaper than you think

PHOTO: When it came to apartments Laguna Quays, near Hamilton Island in north Queensland’s Whitsunday region, has Australia’s cheapest median unit price of $76,123. Pictured is a two-bedroom unit selling for $80,000

You can now buy a beach unit in the Whitsundays for just $80,000 – and other dreamy holiday destinations have homes for $60,000

  • Norseman 700km east of Perth has Australia’s cheapest house price: $58,582
  • Laguna Quays in Queensland’s Whitsunday has cheapest unit price of $76,123
  • Nearby Dolphin Heads in Mackay’s north has median unit value of $93,996
  • CoreLogic has revealed Australia’s cheapest towns for houses and apartments 

Queensland‘s tropical Whitsunday has coastal units available for less than $80,000 while Australia’s cheapest towns have houses for just $60,000.

Real estate data group CoreLogic has revealed the regional areas where it’s possible to buy a home for less than the price of a new four-wheel drive, and some of them are in surprisingly pleasant areas near idyllic beaches.

When it came to apartments Laguna Quays, near Hamilton Island in north Queensland’s Whitsunday region, has Australia’s cheapest median unit price of $76,123.

For that price, it is possible to buy an apartment near a resort and a golf course.

Australia's cheapest towns have median house prices of less than $60,000 while Queensland's tropical Whitsunday has units available for just $80,000. Pictured is a holiday unit at Dolphins Heads in Mackay selling for just $60,000

Australia’s cheapest towns have median house prices of less than $60,000 while Queensland’s tropical Whitsunday has units available for just $80,000. Pictured is a holiday unit at Dolphins Heads in Mackay selling for just $60,000

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