Paradise Point, Queensland facts for kids
Gold Coast, Queensland
|Population||5,930 (2011 census)|
|Location||63 km (39 mi) from Brisbane CBD|
|LGA(s)||City of Gold Coast|
Paradise Point is a suburb on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. At the 2006 Census, Paradise Point had a population of 19,139. After development of Ephraim Island and Sovereign Islands, by 2011 the census for Paradise Point neighbourhood alone was 5,930.
The suburb lies on the Gold Coast Broadwater with direct access to the Coomera River. The area is protected by South Stradbroke Island which lies off the coast. With access to two major water ways, several boat ramps and marinas have been built. Two developments, built out into the local waters, are only accessible from Paradise Point. Sovereign Islands is a canal-style development at Northern point off Paradise Point, accessible by bridge and road named the Sovereign Mile. Ephraim Island is situated at the southern end, a secure Island development joined to Paradise Point by bridge via Falkinder Avenue. Paradise Point Village shops on the esplanade include a post office, a news agent, medical clinic and food outlets and eateries. Jabiru Island in the west, remain undeveloped in Phil Hill Environmental Park.
Paradise Point is a fairly upmarket suburb, with many properties worth millions of dollars. A 2014 property survey revealed King Charles Drive as having the fourth highest number of million-dollar houses in Queensland.
The esplanade parklands along the east side of the suburb makes it a locally popular area for casual waterfront park picnics and recreation. As part of a Gold Coast parks upgrade the local esplanade acquired new children's playground, public amenities, barbecue facilities and picnic shelters.
Outdoor Arts & Crafts markets are held on fourth Sunday of each month from 7am to 2pm, at The Esplanade Parklands.
There is a community based, not-for-profit sailing club, senior citizens' association and community centre. The suburb has a Bowls Club with a covered green.
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