Bordering two oceans, it makes sense Australia has many unique beachfront properties. With famous surfing beaches and tropical climates, coastal property is in hot demand among vacationers and full-time residents alike. From large contemporary retreats to cozy rentals for couples, Australia has a beachfront property for everyone. Here are some amazing beachfront homes we discovered from Australia’s premier property site HomeSales.
Ron Roozen’s Beach House, Prevelly
Frequently topping lists on Australia’s best beach houses, Ron Roozen’s contemporary beach home overlooks Margaret River’s famous surfing beaches. It first gained international fame when it was featured in the British TV documentary “The World’s Most Extreme Homes.” Perks include private cheers for special occasions and an in-house massage. It also boasts a 180 degree ocean view of the Indian Ocean.
Pole House, Fairhaven Beach
One of Australia’s most photographed homes, Pole House is suspended 40m above Fairhaven Beach. Designed by architect and engineer Frank Dixon in 1978, the house just out from a steep cliff, giving the illusion that it hovers right over the ocean. Steeped in the 70s, the home’s decor feels like a blast from the past with Berber carpeted walls and vintage orange bubble lamps. This is a perfect cozy getaway for couples.
Avalon Coastal Retreat, Swansea
Perched on a headland overlooking the sea, this modernist luxury home houses up to 6 guests. Described by the architect as a “Tasmanian crystal palace,” the retreat boasts three bedrooms with Tasmanian oak beds, bathrooms with huge pine baths, a luxurious lounge room, open fire, and heated floors. The residence caters to every need a guest could have: it provides exclusive toiletries, luxurious linens, beach towels, backpacks, DVDs, and a fully equipped kitchen.
Byron Bay, NSW
This new contemporary home overlooks Byron Bay and its famed surfing beach, The Pass. This area is famous for its beaches, relaxed atmosphere, and tropical climate in the summer. The house is full of luxurious touches, such as floor-to-ceiling glass doors in the bedroom that open onto a private terrace, beachfront views, and innovative designer dining areas. The villa garden is especially noteworthily: it has a rainforest gazebo and swimming pool!
Coffs Harbour, NSW
Located just next to Coffs Harbour with great views of Korora Bay, this beachfront home is enchanting with the beach right outside and exotic wildlife steps away. There’s nearby nature walks, visiting parrots, and Walalbies in the morning. Kayaking, snorkeling, or diving on the reef are only a few minutes away.
The location can hold up to seven bedrooms, or four bedrooms or two apartments. Two of the pavilions have large living areas and luxurious bedrooms. The other pavilions house a home theatre, public entertainment rooms, and a guest apartment. There’s also a large garage with office space above.Next to the house is a large covered beachfront entertainment area that can house hammocks, a large BBQ, extensive bar, or badminton game. There’s also a nearby swimming pool and deck that’s perfect for suntanning.