What $1 million can get you around Australia

Written by Doug Ross in Buying on March 6, 2018

A map of Australia for what 1 million will get you

While some may say you can’t get a great property for $1 million today, we’d like to prove them wrong, and its easy! For $1 million today you can gain access to some of the best views our capital cities have to offer, as well as spacious family homes, incredible gardens and even indoor pools. Check out just some of view.com.au’s best listings that a cool $1 million can get you below.


Mount Martha

A view from a house in Mount Martha

137 Somerset Drive, Mount Martha, VIC 3934

A beautiful 3-bed, 3-bath spacious and light-filled home with views of Port Phillip Bay. A short drive to Frankston station and an easy commute to Melbourne.



A thornbury house for sale

83 Normanby Avenue, Thornbury, VIC 3071

This 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom home in the northern Melbourne suburb of Thornbury is competitively priced for what you get. This sort of find is becoming increasingly rare as demand continues for properties in the Batman electorate.




4 Arthur Street, Hughesdale, VIC 3166

Close to Chadstone Shopping Centre and with fantastic local schools, Hughesdale and its surrounding suburbs are a favourite for families.




14 Mont Court, Heathmont, VIC 3135

Heathmont is a rising star in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne, benefiting from great local schools, large blocks and spacious homes. This 4-bedroom home is a stunning long-term investment opportunity.




100 Baroda Street, Travancore, VIC 3032

Travancore is a not-so-hidden secret in Melbourne, perfectly situated near Parkville and only 15 minutes’ drive from the CBD. This 2-bedroom home boasts incredible natural light and a spacious garden waiting for someone with a green thumb.





18 Aintree Close, Casula, NSW 2170

Ideally situated in Sydney’s southwest, this 4-bedroom home is the right fit for a family that needs some space in which to play.




56 Moxhams Road, Northmead, NSW 2152

A beautifully-designed 4-bedroom home in Sydney’s west, this property is driving significant attention and won’t be on the market for long.




164 Arab Road, Padstow, NSW 2211

Sitting on a large block of land, this 3-bedroom home in Padstow is a great option for young professionals or downsizers and is only a short walk away from a train station and Salt Pan Creek.




12/30 Ross Street, Newport, NSW 2106

Properties in Newport don’t stay on the market for long, and this one is certainly no exception. A beautiful apartment with copious natural light and some of the most impressive ocean views Australia has to offer.




16 Cranberry Street, Loftus, NSW 2232

A stone’s throw from the Royal National Park, this spacious home is ideally located in the lush green surrounds of the Loftus neighbourhood.





17 Thomas Street, Clayfield, QLD 4011

This 4-bedroom traditional Queenslander includes impeccably-maintained gardens and alfresco entertaining area.


Woody Point


22 View Street, Woody Point, QLD 4019

Fantastic beach access is just a hint of what this property offers. Four large bedrooms and two bathrooms provide plenty of space, while a stunning alfresco deck allows you to sit and watch the world go by.




704/99 Marine Parade, Redcliffe, QLD 4020

This 3-bedroom apartment in Redcliffe is great for those wanting fantastic beach access and a home that is easy to maintain.


Wellington Point


42 Valley Road, Wellington Point, QLD 4160

An incredibly spacious 5-bedroom home, this property is close to both Brisbane CBD and the beach, which makes it a diamond as far as properties in Brisbane are concerned.


Norman Park


23 Frank Street, Norman Park, QLD 4170

Another beautiful, traditional and renovated Queenslander in Norman Park, this 5-bedroom home is a rare find for its price, not just for its space, garden and condition, but also for its location so close to Brisbane CBD.



Sandy Bay


41 Nicholas Drive, Sandy Bay, TAS 7005

This home is all about the views. Little more needs to be said. Hobart is becoming the hotspot in Australia for a reason: great homes, great views and great local food!



9 Gardenia Grove, Sandy Bay, TAS 7005

This second Sandy Bay property boasts incredible views of the Derwent and spacious living areas.


West Hobart


17 Fielding Drive, West Hobart, TAS 7000

The designers of this 4-bedroom home knew what was paramount in the build: the views. They have framed individual views to accentuate what Hobart has to offer.


New Town


8 Swanston Street, New Town, TAS 7008

This is a comfy 4-bedroom family home in the northern suburb of New Town. In other cities you have to sacrifice on location for space, but for this property you are only a 10-minute drive from Hobart’s CBD.



Crafers West


344 Mount Barker Road, Crafers West, SA 5152

Not many homes have an indoor pool and even less have an indoor pool like this. Like a luxurious hotel from a bygone era, this 4-bedroom home is an incredible find.




36 Cox Creek Road, Crafers, SA 5152

Only a home as beautiful as this could be found in South Australia. 4-bedrooms and 3-bathrooms cater to those who must love stone!


Parkside parkside-house-for-sale30 Young Street, Parkside, SA 5063

A beautiful traditional home in the centre of Adelaide, these sorts of properties don’t come all that often.





38 Kathleen Avenue, Maylands, WA 6051

This beautiful contemporary home (3-bedrooms) is ideally situated northeast of Perth’s CBD and has been designed to make the most of the natural light that is synonymous with Western Australia.




5 Glory Court, Karrinyup, WA 6018

This is a new build and perfect for a family, with four bedrooms and three bathrooms. Fantastic schools nearby as well as easy access to the coast, exactly what Perth is famous for.


North Beach


8A Alvis Place, North Beach, WA 6020

This is a beautiful 4-bedroom home that is close enough to the beach for you to feel the salt spray on your face…while sitting on the living room couch.



Humpty Doo 


760 Strangways Road, Humpty Doo, NT 0836

Besides being situated in the best-named suburb in Australia, this is a quintessential NT home, a short drive from Darwin’s centre, and with 4 beds and plenty of outdoor entertaining areas it is a perfect home in which to invest.




1 Verbena Street, Nightcliff, NT 0810

This 5-bedroom family home includes a pool and stunning surrounds, as well as iconic Northern Territory sunsets!


Stuart Park


53 Ruddick Circuit, Stuart Park, NT 0820

In the exclusive Stuart Park, this 4-bedroom home includes stunning views as well as spacious entertaining and living areas.





10 Tobermorey Place, Hawker, ACT 2614

Canberra is famous as a fantastic location to bring up children. This 4-bedroom home is an ideal home for a young family, with fantastic local schools a short walk away.




1 Dreyer Street, Franklin, ACT 2913

This highly-modern and luxurious home in Franklin has beautiful views of (and easy access to) nearby nature reserves.




28 Cooley Crescent, Casey, ACT 2913

This clevely-designed 4-bedroom home boasts incredible views over Gunghalin and is perfect for those who desire a little peace-and-quiet.