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Introduction

Do you think Caloundra might be the perfect area to build your dream home? Why not visit a local display home, located either in Pelican Waters or an Aura Display Home to find the perfect design for you? Today we’re looking at display homes in Caloundra, with the main purpose of this blog being to provide links to our in-depth reviews of the display villages and of the builders.

House and Land Packages

At Master-planned estates, house and land packages are usually heavily promoted by the builders as an option that streamlines the building experience. While this sounds fantastic in theory, you need to carefully consider that you won’t have much choice if you choose to take this route. This isn’t to say it won’t suit anyone, but you may find that with the right guidance, choosing to buy land and then choose a builder may be better value for money than a house and land package. Contact us today to find out more about the best building option for you.

Land packages

Land packages

Pelican Waters will have new land available in the near future, however, the exact details haven’t been made public.

As you may have guessed, prices skyrocket when you look at waterfront properties. From what’s available, expect to pay at least 1.4m for a waterfront block of land. Cheaper inland vacant lots still are selling for at least $400,000.

At Aura, there is currently lots of land available at the time of publication. Prices range between $300,000-450,000, depending on size and location.

Caloundra display villages

Aura Display Village

Aura by Stockland is a master-planned community between Caloundra West and Nirimba. With thirty display homes, the Aura Display Village is one of the largest on the Sunshine Coast, so it’s worth looking at even if you don’t plan to move to Aura Estate. The following builders have display homes at Aura. For further info on the village, click here for our in-depth summary:

Dwyer Quality Homes

Homes by CMA

Integrale Homes

McLachlan Homes

Morcraft Homes

Murphy Homes

Porter Davis Homes

Read our in-depth review of Aura Display Village

Pelican Waters Display Village

Pelican Waters is a suburb in Caloundra, known for its waterfront properties as well as being a community popular with families. The suburb itself began development in 1990 and has since grown to have a population close to 6,000. It’s not the cheapest place on the coast, so maybe difficult for first home buyers

Arcadia Homes QLD

Burns Builders

Dwyer Quality Homes

Immackulate Designer Homes

McLachlan Homes

Metricon Homes

Platinum Residental Designer

qldBUILT

Stroud Homes

Need help finding the right design and builder for you?

Building a home can be a daunting process. At Buildi, we work with you throughout the entire build process to avoid any pitfalls and make sure your house build stays on time and on budget by following these simple steps

  1. Free Consultation – We will sit with you to understand what you are looking to accomplish.
  2. Due Diligence – We work with you to ensure you’re buying the right block of land at the right price without hidden problems.
  3. Builders tender – We will take your requirements out to the market of builders and they will bid to win your business.
  4. Present solutions – We will compile the top 3 options and present you with a comprehensive proposal on builders’ strengths & weaknesses along with prices and specifications.
  5. Contract Signing – We will work with you and your selected builder to ensure there is full transparency in what you are entering into.
  6. Building your home – We work closely with the builder to ensure all service levels are met and your project is on schedule.

Is Caloundra the right area for me?

Caloundra is an ideal place for those who want to be close to the beach and rural areas. It tends to attract a lot of families and retirees, due to its relaxed vibe and access to shopping, public transport and schools. The University of the Sunshine Coast in Sippy Downs is about 20-30 minutes down the road. It’s also within a half an hour of many of the Sunshine Coast’s other suburbs such as Maroochydore,

Caloundra is definitely best suited for those looking for a quieter, more laid-back lifestyle and who don’t mind being away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Properties can be expensive (especially if you’re thinking of buying near the beach) so first home buyers might need to settle with somewhere in the suburbs.

Looking to build in Caloundra or the Sunshine Coast? Buildi is here to help you through your building journey! Click here and get in touch for a free consultation today!