QUEENSLAND may have more than 13,000km of coastline but when it comes to luxury beachside real estate, demand is outstripping supply.
Even if you have deep pockets, you need to get in quickly to secure a piece of paradise on the sand, but The Courier-Mail has done the hard work for you and found 10 of the best beachside homes on the market right now.
Gold Coast real estate agent Amir Mian of Amir Prestige has three beachfront houses for sale, including a four-level, six-bedroom home in Mermaid Beach, where you can watch the waves roll in from the main ensuite bathtub.
If further north is more to your fancy, Hamilton Island has a heavenly holiday home with uninterrupted sea views from the crest of One Tree Hill.
And, in the Whitsundays, a sprawling estate with Balinese-inspired villa, private beach, and even a cactarium is up for grabs.
10 OF THE BEST BEACHSIDE HOMES ON THE MARKET IN QLD
17 Hedges Avenue, Mermaid Beach
You can sit in your bathtub and watch the waves roll onto Mermaid Beach from this Gold Coast mansion.
The six-bedroom, eight-bathroom property is on a beachfront corner block on the iconic millionaires’ row.
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Set over four levels, the house has open plan living spaces, a seaside deck, master suite with dedicated accessories closet, six-car garage, gym and wine cellar.
The home is going under the hammer on Tuesday, January 24 at 5pm and is being marketed by Amir Mian or Amir Prestige Group.
46-48 Kewarra St, Kewarra Beach
This luxury estate encompasses an eight-bedroom cyclone-proof mansion, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, pond and an eight-car garage all on a 3,298sqm beachfront block.
The home is set across two levels and has an 8m domed ceiling and glass atrium in the foyer, wine cellar, movie theatre, gym, billiards room, sauna and lift.
There are multiple indoor and outdoor living spaces, a guest suite with kitchen and a master suite with private terrace, walk-through robes and ensuite with spa bath.
Marketing agent Michael Bacon of Place Kanagroo Point is inviting all offers on the property.
11 Key Court, Noosa Heads
Set in a cul-de-sac on Noosa Sound, this coastal property has 16m of water frontage with a white sand beach and a shared hardwood jetty.
The four-bedroom home has high ceilings, oak floors, a fireplace, waterside entertaining space and a resort-style pool.
It is walking distance to Main Beach, Noosa National park and the bustling Hastings St, while boaties have easy access to Noosa River.
The property is going to auction on Friday, January 27 at 11am and is being marketed by Petar Markanovic of Markanovic Real Estate.
56 Bloodwood Ave South, Agnes Water
Sun, surf, sand — The Loft offers an enviable lifestyle and a luxurious home in a gated residential estate.
The four-bedroom home was inspired by the classic Australian beach shack and features timber, glass louvres, indoor-outdoor living and a bushland setting.
The home is on a 2533 sqm block while the estate facilities include two infinity pools overlooking the ocean, tennis courts, playground, children’s wading pool and private access to four beaches.
The property is for sale for offers over $2m through Gordon Christian of PRD Agnes Waters.
13 Great Northern Highway, Hamilton Island
Tradewinds is a 4356 sqm property perched on the crest of Hamilton Island’s iconic One Tree Hill and has uninterrupted sea views.
The main residence features hardwood timber, four bedrooms, high ceilings and generous indoor and outdoor living spaces.
The property also has an infinity pool with sea views, guest accommodation and tropical gardens.
Tradewinds is for sale for $9m through Andy Cam of PRD Whitsunday.
119B Botanica Drive, Woodwark
This Balinese style villa is on a 2.22ha estate with private beach, terraced gardens and cactarium.
The two-storey, six-bedroom home features hand carved timber, marble and sandstone, mediation pond, grand foyer, 10,000l aquarium and ballroom with cathedral ceilings and fireplace.
Outside there’s a resort-style pool, entertaining terrace and pergola.
The estate is for sale via expressions of interest and is being marketed by Claire Dai of Kollosche Broadbeach.
44 Waterview Drive, Bushland Beach
Casa Del Mare is an award winning architecturally designed home on the beach just north of Townsville.
The five-bedroom house sits on a 1101 sqm block and has multiple indoor and outdoor living spaces including a home theatre, a poolside deck and double-height formal lounge.
There is a custom built pool, three-car garage, established landscaping and even a custom built doghouse.
The property is for sale for $1,495m through Jodi Westcott of Page and Pearce Townsville.
97 Bishop Road, Beachmere
Stroll out the back door and onto the sand from this four-bedroom home with indoor pool in the small seaside town of Beachmere.
The 4823 sqm property includes an outdoor cinema space, entertaining pergola, a four-bay shed, fruit trees.
The house has a wraparound veranda downstairs, a balcony upstairs, multiple living spaces, a home theater and office.
The property is going to auction on Saturday, February 4 at 10am and is being marketed by Rebecca Matthews of Ray White Newport.
14 Rankin St, Newell
A former Queensland Home of the Year, this tropical property is on the beach between the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree rainforest.
The 2432 sqm estate includes a resort style home with high ceilings, open plan living spaces, three bedrooms, covered terraces, waterfalls and ponds.
The main house is set across two levels and has three bedrooms, four bathrooms, an office and a gym while a guest house has two bedrooms, a kitchen and a garage.
The property is for sale for offers over $3.8m through Caroline Yarr of Sotheby’s Port Douglas.
3 Peacock Street, Trinity Beach
Recently built, this three-level home was designed by award-winning architect Carlo Amerio.
The home has five bedrooms, five bedrooms, seven bathrooms and parking for five cars along with outdoor spaces on all three floors, a swimming pool, outdoor kitchen area and a master suite with sea views and private balcony.
Custom joinery, full-height windows, Italian marble, feature lighting and high ceilings feature throughout.
The home is right on Trinity Beach and close to restaurants, cafes and boutiques.
The property is being marketed by Michael Bacon of Place Kangaroo Point.