If you are lucky enough to live at Banksia Beach you know that this area has so much to offer, especially if you enjoy being on the water.
Population Snapshot: Who lives in Banksia Beach.
As of the 2016 Census there were 5,993 people living in Banksia Beach, which was a strong population growth of 9.3% over the previous 5 years. With many new homes built the actual population will be higher today. The area’s inhabitants median age is 56 and the predominant household is one made up of a couple with no children. No doubt due to the relaxed laid back lifestyle.
Sales price snapshot: Property prices rising.
Whilst Banksia Beach may be seen as a retirement destination, that doesn’t mean that your property investment is retired. Median property prices over 2019 in Banksia Beach have seen houses rise to $580,000. Based on the last five years of sales, Banksia Beach has seen price growth of 23.4% for houses. The news is even better when you consider the longer term. Over a 20 year period the growth at Banksia Beach has been an amazing 322%. With the median price being $180,000, 20 years ago.
What a smart investment that would have been.
Reasons the locals love it.
1. Nearby leisure activities
Keen golfers love the fact that a world-class club, Pacific Harbour Golf Club is on the doorstep. Just as anglers can be on Pumicestone Passage within minutes of leaving home.
2. Parklands and beaches
Banksia Beach is not short on outdoor appeal, with an amazing 38 parks in the suburb. The suburb is home to Kakadu beach on Pumicestone Passage and just a short drive to the surf beach at Woorim.
3. Bird Watching at Kakadu Beach
The man made roost site was created specifically to protect the migratory birds that make Bribie home for part of the year.