FOCUS ON BOONAH, SCENIC RIM
If you are looking for a country town which has something for everyone, Boonah is that place. Located about 70km west of Gold Coast and 41 km west of the nearest major centre Beaudesert, the charming town of Boonah is nestled amongst world heritage listed areas rich in natural beauty. Main Range, Mount Barney and Moogerah Peaks National Parks are easily accessible from Boonah, as are Lake Moogerah and Lake Maroon - great places for fishing and water sports.
The town is home to a growing population of over 2500 people and supports a number of outlying villages including Kalbar, Karrisville, Rosevale and Dugandan.
Dairying, cattle grazing and agriculture are major sources of employment in the local area, with many beautiful homesteads and pubs in the area to attract locals and tourists.
Boonah's heritage and country charm drives the Scenic Rim tourism industry with several wineries, farm stays, golf clubs and the well known Lavender Farm attracting visitors to the region all year round.
If you are looking to find your new home in a regional area which boasts a range of employment prospects, check out this week's highlight properties for under $350,000 in Boonah and Dugandan.