Spring Spotlight: Busselton

scarbBathers? Check.

Boards? Check.

More beaches, wine and food than you can handle? Triple check.

Busselton is a thriving beachside community on the South West coastline. Cruise the two-and-a-half-hour drive from Perth and you will find yourself in the perfect location for city dwellers or families looking for easy summer holidays.

Busselton is the gateway to the Margaret River Region. The area is most renowned for the beautiful scenery, vineyards and wineries. Take a day tour from Busselton or take a leisurely coastal drive to explore the caves, the historic Cape Naturaliste lighthouse, wineries, craft breweries, art galleries, restaurants, pubs, beaches and scenic viewpoints. Our pick for the area is Windows Estate. A quick half hour drive from Busselton is worth every minute for the stunning wine at Gourmet Traveller’s Best Small Cellar Door for 2015, 2016 & 2017.

In the city itself, the number one attraction is the fabled jetty. At a staggering 1.8km in length, the jetty is home to TripAdvisor’s number one aquarium in the south pacific – the Underwater Observatory. If you haven’t had your fix of aquatic life yet, take a whale charter boat to catch some of the humpbacks in the area. Culture vultures can visit the Busselton Museum, the Old Courthouse Art Complex or St Mary’s Church. Otherwise how about a stroll through the only pure Tuart forest in the world?

The beginning of 2017 saw the start of a $70 million expansion of the Busselton Regional airport. This project will see an ease in accessibility for domestic travellers to one of the State’s most popular holidaying locations. Further plans for the introduction of international flights – direct from locations like Denpasar and Singapore – will continue to fuel tourism.

The project will bring unparalleled economic growth to the area through new jobs and increased tourist numbers. The growth will have significant benefits for local businesses and the community. As always, economic stimulus will result in demand growth for housing and property value increase. Busselton is already attractive for both living and investment due to the lifestyle qualities – the welcome airport development adds further potential to the market.

Busselton is a hive of activity for both families with young kids and couples. Whether looking for a summer rental or an investment opportunity, it has the beauty and lifestyle of the South West while being easily accessible from Perth. Acton has an excellent range of properties both to rent and buy in the area – consult our web listings here or contact our office directly.

At ACTON, we pride ourselves in being the experts in the real estate market in Busselton. Get in touch now to find out more.