Where to build on the Sunshine Coast?

The Sunshine Coast is home to more than 250,000 people, and many localities, towns, suburbs and centres spanning from Caloundra in the south to Noosa around 65 kilometres to the north. Of this stretch of beautiful coastline, there are many great places to call home. On the Sunshine Coast you can enjoy a relaxed laidback coastal lifestyle that is distinctly different from the Gold Coast.

Compared to other coastal communities there still being some fantastic value land to purchase, as well as some value for many with house and land packages to be had. On your Sunshine Coast property search it is worth considering into some lesser known communities which are still within striking distance of the major centres.

Dixon Homes are one of the leading builders of new homes on the Sunshine Coast and if you’re looking to purchase land, or look into house and land packages on the Sunshine Coast here are some great communities which showcase some of the best of what the Sunshine Coast has to offer.


Landsborough is at the foothills of the Blackall Ranges and all the charming Sunshine Coast hinterland communities, Landsborough is 20 minutes from the sea at Caloundra, and five minutes from the larger centre of Beerwah where the famous Australia Zoo is located. A charming colonial style town awaits and with regular Queensland city rail connections to Brisbane, you can commute easily to Brisbane on the express train while enjoying living in a rural setting.

Little Mountain

Little mountain is just 5 minutes away from Caloundra's vibrant city centre and pristine beaches

Located just 6 km’s from Caloundra centre, Little Mountain is a suburb of Caloundra where many families, retirees and young couples live. Close to the Pumicestone passage and the Northern tip of Bribie Island, this section of the Sunshine Coast boasts 5 great beaches to discover, good restaurants, and plenty to see and do which makes it perfect for young families.


Sweeping Vistas over the Noosa Hinterland

Nestled in the Noosa Hinterland, Cooroy is a self sufficient township, 22 km’s from the internationally famous resort town of Noosa Heads.  Featuring heritage listed sites, and rail connections, and the Noosa Botanical Gardens just outside of town, Cooroy is reminiscent of a town where people still stop you in the street just to chat. Cooroy is also close to the charming town of Eumundi where arguably Queensland’s best market is held each Wednesday and Saturday morning.


A charming community, located between Coolum Beach and the geographical centre of Nambour where many facilities and services are based, Yandina is a township set among the Sugar Cane fields. The Buderim Ginger factory is located here and there are many acreage properties to take advantage, as well as a well serviced town centre.

To enquire about securing land on the Sunshine Coast to build your new home, or for more information on house and land packages available, call the Sunshine Coast’s and Australia’s trusted builders at Dixon Homes today on 1300 10 10 10.