The Glitter Strip has been the home of all things luxury on the Gold Coast for the better part of the last 30 years. With state-of-the-art apartment buildings abound, Surfers Paradise is often the go-to location for some of the worlds boldest and most creative developers — and it shows. A vibrant social scene permeates through this coastal city, and with everything from yellow sandy beaches and ice cream shops to cocktail bars and boutique shops galore, there’s nowhere quite like Surfers Paradise. Although it may be known the tourist capital of the Gold Coast, there’s a lot more to Surfers Paradise for those lucky enough to call it home. While the hustle and high-rises aren’t for everyone, there’s no denying that apartments in Surfers Paradise are second to none when it comes to beachfront luxury. If you’re looking for a new abode that’s right in the middle of the action, while still feeling a million miles away, check out these apartments currently for sale in Surfers Paradise.
Construction on Jewel is set to be completed over the next few months and has already made a significant impact on the Gold Coast skyline. Jewel is the first mixed-use beachfront development on the Gold Coast in 30 years and stretches out across 130 metres of absolute beach frontage. As well as 512 one, two and three-bedroom apartments, the three-tower development will also feature a five-star resort and a multitude of residents luxury facilities that would make even the Amish swoon. These include a large beachfront pool and podium as well as two additional pools in Towers 2 and Tower 3, function rooms, a grand ballroom, a luxury spa, two gyms complete with saunas and steam rooms, a lounge bar, resident cinema, pool room and even a Michelin-starred Chinese restaurant. Although one of the priciest pieces of real estate on the Gold Coast (a two-bedroom apartment facing the ocean in Tower 3 would set you back a cool $2,493,000), the luxury finishes and amenities for these apartments are simply outstanding.
One-bedroom apartments at Jewel start from $779,000.
While on a much smaller scale than Jewel, The AU is operating on a different playing field. All 14 apartments are all full-floor three bedrooms, with at least 250 square metres of space for each apartment. The ceilings are expansive, and each kitchen offers marble benchtops and a large kitchen island with superior inbuilt appliances. Each bathroom features a large, freestanding bathtub, and feel more like the penthouse at a luxury resort than a Gold Coast residential apartment. There are also two, tri-level penthouses, which will sit at 500 square metres and have their own private pool. These residences priced at around $10 million. Just below the penthouses, there is residents deck for entertaining, which will feature an infinity-edge pool overlooking the ocean as well as a gym, sauna and residents’ lounge. The AU will also offer a 24-hour concierge service, again cementing the level of absolute luxury buyers can expect here.
Three-bedroom apartments at The AU start from $3.7 million.
Sitting on the exclusive Chevron Island, Stanhill offers 61 two and three-apartments over nine levels that are currently selling off-the-plan. Construction is already underway at Stanhill, with completion expected in early 2020. Each floor plan capitalises on the views over the Nerang River and skyline views towards Surfers Paradise with floor-to-ceiling glass windows and large rounded balconies. Residents at Stanhill will also have access to a private dining room, spa, gym and BBQ area on the terrace as well as a residents-only pool. Perfect for downsizers who’d like to be close (but not too close) to the action, these apartments offer open-plan living areas and ample storage space.
Two-bedroom apartments at Stanhill Chevron Island start from $499,000.
Perched right on the beachfront, this 76-story mixed-use apartment building will offer Meriton Suites on the lower levels and residential apartments from Level 45 and above. As well as two and three-bedroom apartments, this stand-out development will also offer three-bedroom + study sub-penthouses and two dual-level penthouses. On the lower levels of the building, there will be a full supermarket and childcare centre as well as cafes and restaurants, meaning dropping the kids off, doing the grocery shopping and grabbing your morning coffee can be done in one fell swoop — how’s that for convenience. Residents will also have access to a resident-only sky pool and gym on Level 34. There is also a beach club podium on Level 5, which is anticipated to be one of the most sought-after social spots on the coast once it opens. The apartments themselves also offer high-end luxury inclusions with spacious bedrooms and floor-to-ceiling glass walls in the bedrooms and living areas to capitalise on the never-to-be-built-out views.
Two-bedroom apartments at Ocean start from $765,000.
Sitting further back from the centre of the action again, La Riviere apartments are ideal for buyers who’d prefer a little more peace and quiet as they overlook the Isle of Capri. There are 16 apartments currently for sale off-the-plan at La Riviere, all featuring inclusions such as extra storage, private study areas and space for showcasing artwork. Residents facilities include a large pool and recreation pavilion with gym, riverside deck and BBQ area, which is rare to find in a development of this size. Most notably, this boutique apartment development has its own private marina berths with direct Broadwater access, so are a dream come true for boaties. The two, three and four-bedroom apartments La Riviere is currently under construction and is due for completion mid this year.
Two-bedroom apartments at La Riviere start from $624,000.