ACTON’s Guide to South West Summer

real estate busselton south west summerEveryone loves summer in WA – it’s the best time of the year and by now, people have their summer holiday plans in full swing. In particular, South West WA offers some of the best real estate our state has to offer, from secluded white sand beaches to lush rolling vineyards. If you love the South West as much as we do, why not consider a more permanent option and look into a holiday home? With the current real estate market, there has never been a better time to finally invest in your dream property in Busselton, Dunsborough or Margaret River.


The laid back town of Dunsborough is popular with locals and visitors alike, and its easy to see why. With cafés and art galleries dotting the streets, this is a great spot to relax, unwind, and enjoy the coastal bohemian vibe. The famous Dunsborough Bakery offers some of the best pastries and pies in WA. For the craft beer enthusiasts, don’t miss a full lunch and tasting paddles at Eagle Bay Brewery. There is fantastic shopping with plenty of local brands and small businesses offering unique items, whether you are seeking summer active wear or natural body products to keep your skin glowing. With some of WA’s best beaches on offer, Dunsborough has something for everyone and shouldn’t be missed.


While Busselton is big enough to offer all the modern conveniences, this charming town offers a holiday vibe all year round, creating a welcome breath of fresh air from the busy city. Busselton is the perfect holiday spot for water lovers, with water skiing, SUP, kayaking, diving, and snorkeling all easily available in these stunning waters. After a big day, slow down and relax with an ice cream and enjoy the famous Busselton Jetty – with gorgeous views of the surrounds above, don’t miss out on the underwater observatory below!


Less than 2 hours from Perth, Bunbury makes for the perfect weekend getaway destination, and is a great location for a holiday home. Families should be sure to explore the Dolphin Discovery Centre and learn more about the local wildlife that call these shores home. Couples will enjoy the up and coming small bar scene – with wine bars, craft breweries, and chic restaurants overlooking the water, this is the perfect spot to enjoy the sunset with your favourite beverage.

Margaret River

It goes without saying that the wineries found here are second to none, receiving international acclaim year after year. The local produce is on par with the wine, making Margaret River a foodie’s dream destination. In addition to these gastronomic delights, the region has a thriving music scene – be sure to check out Settler’s Tavern and other local listings for the latest news. Combined with the white sands of Prevelly beach, where you can watch surfers while enjoying your coffee, Margaret River has it all.

There’s never been a better time to pursue your holiday home. ACTON has 4 offices across the South West, in Bunbury, Busselton, Dunsborough, and Margaret River. We love this area and are passionate about finding the best place for you to call home. Contact your local South West ACTON office today and one of our friendly, award-winning property management agents can help you explore the real estate of Busselton, Dunsborough, and Margaret River.