Sunshine Coast in Focus – Maleny

The picturesque rural town of Maleny is regarded as being the real heart of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. With its lush green pastures and sweeping views of the magnificent Glasshouse Mountains, it is one of the most beautiful places to visit on the Sunshine Coast.


It has become the perfect place to for day trips, weekends away and a stunning home for those looking for a new direction in life.

The Maleny Region

Maleny offers a unique lifestyle, one which is characterised by a distinct feeling of community and a pride for the area. Both Sunshine Coast locals and tourists alike love coming to Maleny to escape and spend the day exploring this unique town’s favourite attractions. Maleny is truly a slice of gourmet food heaven, with offerings from the Cedar Street Cheesery tempting the tastebuds and the IGA stocked full of the finest local produce. Colin James Fine Foods is famous for its incredible gelati, fromagerie and a great little café where you can enjoy Maleny’s best coffee.


In another irresistible attraction for the gourmet lovers, the markets are on every Sunday and can be followed by a hearty lunch at the iconic Maleny pub across the road. For a fun dose of food, drink, art and entertainment which wholly supports the local community, stop off at the Upfront Club for dinner and a night you’ll never forget. If you’re looking for a great day of family fun, consider a BBQ at Baroon Pocket Dam or a relaxed afternoon at Mary Cairn Cross Park.


Real Estate Snapshot

Maleny doesn’t just offer a great place to visit, it embodies a lifestyle which is truly soothing to the soul. When it comes to supply and demand, there are about 9 people looking per each available property in Maleny. Buyers are looking at a median price of over $425 000 for houses and $245 000 for units. Renting is truly dependent on a variety of variables, and can range from just over $200 for studio apartments to well over $700 for larger family homes.

If you’re interested in either buying or renting in this beautiful rural region, take the time to chat to the local real estate team to find out more about what is available in the area. Maleny is simply a spectacular place to call home, and it’s easy to see why so many people fall in love with this unique and vibrant rural town.

Whether you’re looking to pass through, stay the day or find a long term home, Maleny truly offers something for everyone. Take a day to explore this iconic town, and see for yourself why Maleny is truly the thriving heart of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland.

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