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ORIG­I­NALLY known as Potts Point, Alexan­dra Head­land is closely aligned with the his­tory of its neigh­bour­ing sub­urbs and the two bordering rivers of Ma­roochy and Mooloolah.

Orig­i­nally form­ing part of Wil­liam Pet­ti­grew’s 133ha prop­erty, the land was pur­chased in 1864 as the first land sale in the Ma­roochy District. Dur­ing his own­er­ship, the land be­came Pet­ti­grew’s base for his tim­ber busi­ness.

Thomas O’Con­nor pur­chased the acreage in 1903 and the land was sub­di­vided and sold as in­di­vid­ual al­lot­ments along the front in Au­gust 1915.

From 1923 on­wards, this beach­side sub­urb re­ally started to de­velop and make its mark on the Sun­shine Coast map.

Dur­ing that time, O’Con­nor re­named the area Alexan­dra Head­land in hon­our of Queen Alexan­dra, wife of the late King Ed­ward VII.

Ad­vanc­ing its real es­tate pro­file in the 1990s, the precinct be­came a tourist hotspot with the de­vel­op­ment of the Mi­rage Re­sort, Alexan­dra Beach Re­sort and Seaforth Apart­ments as well as the re­tail de­vel­op­ment boom.

This con­fi­dence in the mar­ket en­cour­aged other devel­op­ers and so be­gan an ex­pan­sion of var­i­ous other re­sort style apart­ments and res­i­den­tial homes.

Re­ferred to by lo­cals as ‘Alex’, this re­laxed life­style and its stun­ning beaches stretch as far as the eye can see. Alex con­tin­ues to at­tract tourists from around the world.

Known for its rocky head­land that pro­duces some of the best surf­ing con­di­tions from our Queens­land beaches, Alex is also pop­u­lar with swim­mers who make the most of the pa­trolled beach in front of the Surf Life Sav­ing Club.

Achiev­ing the ideal bal­ance of de­vel­op­ment of a sea­side town and pro­tect­ing the nat­u­ral en­vi­ron­ment isn’t al­ways easy. Yet this sea­side de­vel­op­ment has cared for the shore­line leav­ing it rel­a­tively un­touched so it can con­tinue its fame for re­tain­ing a nat­u­ral beauty.

Com­monly known as part of The Golden Tri­an­gle, this precinct is well re­garded for its solid land val­ues and highly sought-af­ter real es­tate.

While of­ten a topic for dis­cus­sion, a true lo­cal knows ex­actly where the bound­aries are, de­fined by which streets and which sides of the street forms the tri­an­gle.

It’s clear why this area is so sig­nif­i­cant; the area of­fers nice views, a cool­ing breeze, el­e­vated blocks, an easy walk to the beach and close prox­im­ity to Mooloolaba.

Alexan­dra Head­land ben­e­fits from a blend of medium-rise build­ings and high-end res­i­den­tial homes, in­te­grat­ing seam­lessly with orig­i­nal beach houses all set within a stun­ning seas­cape.

Pop­u­lar with tourists and lo­cal res­i­dents, this idyl­lic set­ting is also the per­fect place to raise a fam­ily.

In­vestors ap­pre­ci­ate land val­ues and low rental va­cancy rates.

Each and ev­ery morn­ing and af­ter­noon, you will see surfers ea­gerly check­ing out the swell, in the hope of the per­fect point break that will bring the ideal wave to the shore­line.

En­joy the walk­ing path that stretches from Ma­roochy­dore to Mooloolaba along the fore­shore of Alex. Not only is it beau­ti­ful in scenery, but there are plenty of friendly smiles to give a cheery ‘morn­ing’ or ‘af­ter­noon’ along the way.

There is an abun­dance of cafes, bars and lo­cal shops and restau­rants stretch­ing along the Es­planade.

With a pic­ture-per­fect beach­front and sea­side vibe, who wouldn’t en­joy a sea­side hol­i­day along the front.

Or even bet­ter, be for­tu­nate to call Alexan­dra Head­land home and leisurely wan­der down to the surf and sand at sun­rise or sun­set.

The beach at Alexan­dra Head­land.

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