first_img36 Banksia Broadway Burleigh Waters. Picture: realestate.com.auEVERYONE wants to live in Burleigh Waters.That’s according to Ray White Broadbeach — Mermaid Waters agent Troy Fitzgerald, who sold a five-bedroom home at auction over the weekend for $1.655 million. 36 Banksia Broadway Burleigh Waters. Picture: realestate.com.au“This smashed the record price for Burleigh Waters dry blocks,” he said.The property at 36 Banksia Broadway features a raft of luxurious features including a media room, alfresco area, pool, outside hot shower and games room. Popular Burleigh Heads on a glorious Gold Coast day. Picture: Adam Head“There’s a lot of people with new builds and renovations in Burleigh and you might find there will be an influx of those types of properties on the market now that this property at Banksia Broadway sold for such a high price.”The highest price paid for a house in Burleigh Waters was $1.95 million in September. The property is on the waterfront at 65 Wedgebill Pde. 36 Banksia Broadway, Burleigh Waters. Picture: realestate.com.auThe median house price in Burleigh Waters is $750,500 according to CoreLogic data to July, 2017 — it’s up 1.8 per cent over the past three months and up a huge 53 per cent over five years.Mr Fitzgerald predicted Burleigh Waters to continue to surge and said it was one of the “best places to live on the Gold Coast”.“That little pocket in Burleigh Waters really is the beachside pocket of Burleigh,” he said.“It’s walking distance to James St, the beach, The Village Markets, cafes and restaurants. More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North2 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa22 hours ago36 Banksia Broadway, Burleigh Waters. Picture: realestate.com.auMr Fitzgerald said the buyers were from the Gold Coast.“We had about 90 people at the auction and nine registered bidders,” he said.“The buyers were local from Tallebudgera Valley.”last_img