Buderim, located atop Buderim Mountain approximately 15km inland from Mooloolaba, derived its name from the Aboriginal word for Hairpin Honeysuckle – Badderam.
Buderim has evolved from a holiday destination to a bone fide desirable residential area over the past 10 years. Buderim Mountain offers spectacular sweeping views from a height of 180 meters from the Blackall Ranges across to the Glass House Mountains, taking in ocean views in the 360 degree panorama.
Buderim offers a range of property including acreage living, new residential developments, such as Rainforest Sanctuary and The Springs, and prestige property boasting uninterrupted views of the coast line. The median house price for this area sits at just over $500,000.
The area has a hospital, a number of schools, retirement villages & resorts, the Cooloola Sunshine Institute of TAFE and a university campus at nearby Sippy Downs. Buderim has a variety of sporting facilities including Headland Golf Club, Elizabeth Park – which caters for basketball, netball, softball, cricket, croquet and lawn bowls; and Ballinger Park – home to Buderim’s soccer club as well as hockey facilities. And for nature lovers there is the rainforest board walk through Buderim Forest Park as well as numerous other bike & walkways.