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Building your home /20.12.21

Moving to the Gold Coast in 2022? Here are some great suburbs to consider a knockdown rebuild

Moving to the Gold Coast is every beach-lover's dream. Experience the gorgeous white sand, perfect surf and all around sunny weather without forgoing the exciting nightlife, cosy cafes and adventurous daytime activities all a short drive away. But where in the Gold Coast is best for a knockdown rebuild? Land can be hard to come by, especially in the popular, pre-established suburbs of the amazing Queensland Gold Coast. We’ve narrowed it down to the top five suburbs that have the best knockdown rebuild value, for your 2022 build.

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Mermaid Waters

With easy access to Mermaid Beach and a mix of European and Asian cuisines right along the water canal, this relaxed suburban estate is perfect for those looking to escape the hustle-bustle of the city, but not forgo the excitement of a lifestyle with everything at your convenience. Events are plentiful here with arts and culture festivals, live music and sporting events as well. Not to mention the luxury homes that line the canal and follow right along to the beach, Mermaid Waters is the perfect Gold Coast knockdown rebuild suburb.

Burleigh Waters

Burleigh Waters is a wonderful mix of bushland and urban living. With a National Park wrapping around headland that offers ocean views, hiking trails and wildlife, there’s plenty to do on those gorgeous Summer days before you hit the beach. However, there’s also a large Stockland shopping centre with big brand stores placed sporadically throughout the suburb. Get the best of both worlds in this Gold Coast suburb by planning your next knockdown rebuild here in 2022.


Nerang is a gorgeously scenic suburb blessed with both the Lamington and the Springbrook National Park, abundant with hiking trails, waterfalls and wildlife to experience daily. The picturesque look outs make this suburb perfect for photography with the large volcano that resides in the national park. Nerang however also has a shopping district with popular stores and grocery outlets. This suburb is a great knockdown rebuild option for exploring the quieter side of life without being inconvenienced by long car rides to the shops.


Minutes from Miami Beach at an affordable price, Robina is an underrated gem not far from the coastline. With plenty of restaurants, cafes and activities at the tip of your fingers, there’s plenty to do for every kind of lifestyle - including the dog! Robina is a well-connected suburb with great public transport options, making it quicker and easier than ever to get to other parts of the Gold Coast or even Brisbane! With popular beaches like Surfers Paradise and Main Beach only a short 15 minute drive away, Robina is the perfect knockdown rebuild for families who appreciate easy living.

Broadbeach Waters

Another serene, relaxed suburb, Broadbeach Waters is home to the Cascade Gardens with a rainforest walk, waterbird sanctuary and long creek. Dotted with parks and places to kayak or paddleboard, this suburb is great for keeping the kids entertained. Lots of restaurants and grand beachside homes means there’s plenty of lifestyle options for all ages available.

If you’re interested in a knockdown rebuild project in any of these suburbs, visit your nearest display home or contact one of our knowledgeable consultants about how you can get your building journey started.