Carmel La Macchia is a second generation real estate agent who repeatedly displays her passion for the industry through her tenacity, commitment to clients and a proven track record of outstanding results. She is proud to be part of the team at Next Property Group, where always maintaining honesty and integrity is their core philosophy.

Carmel views a client-focused approach with an emphasis on the use of proven strategies, excellent negotiating skills and commitment to the best outcome in a timely stress-free manner as a cornerstone to her success. Drawing on skills gained from commercial fishing, mortgage broking, the health sector and now real estate Carmel has built a reputation for her refreshingly friendly personable approach and dedicated work ethic.

Carmel understands what it is like to stand in her client's shoes and displays sensitivity towards their journey after buying, renovating and selling properties of her own. She knows how to listen, with her main intention to understand her client’s needs and build a relationship on trust that will last over the course of time.
Carmel, originally from Bundaberg, now a resident of the Sunshine Coast for over 27 years has witnessed many changes giving her an extensive knowledge of the local region and understanding of the diverse needs of people in the community.
In her free time, you can find Carmel spending time in the place she calls “paradise” with her loved ones, on the beach, walking, swimming, taking photos or travelling to exotic destinations to snorkel.

Trust in Carmel for a stress-free positive experience when making your NEXT move!

Licensed Real Estate Agent
T: 0400 300 545

Recent Sales

  • 53 Jacaranda Drive, Mooloolaba

    A rare offering, this renovated superbly maintained four bedroom property, situated on a generous 757m2 corner allotment in the leafy Emerald Woods pocket of Mooloolaba, is a dream home for any beach loving family or couple wanting easy care comfortable living.

    The heart of the home offers excellent open plan living flowing seamlessly out to the alfresco entertaining area overlooking the sparkling salt water inground pool. Perfectly positioned within an easy walk or bike ride to Mooloolaba or Alexandra Headland beaches, Schools and the vast array of shopping and dining options, this home offers an enviable relaxed way of life with every convenience at your doorstep.

    Entertainer's will delight in the spacious contemporary two pack kitchen with granite benchtops, soft close drawers, Bosch dishwasher and Fisher & Paykel ceramic cooktop and pyrolytic oven. Additional features include renovated bathroom and ensuite, ducted air conditioning, 5 kilowatt solar power system plus gas hot water leaving nothing further to do but move in, reap the rewards and enjoy the coastal lifestyle.

    The triple garage affords plenty of space to store all the toys. With easy care, gardens and partially fenced yard for children and pets to play safely this home has something for everyone!

    Arrange your inspection to appreciate what’s on offer – call Carmel today!

    What we love:

    - Well appointed kitchen and bathrooms
    - 757m2 corner allotment
    - Alfresco entertaining + inground salt water pool
    - Solar power system + gas hot water
    - Ducted air conditioning, water tank & shed
    - Walk or bike ride to beach, schools & shops
    - Mooloolaba State Primary & Mountain Creek State High School catchment areas

  • 31 /239 Kawana Way, Kawana Island

    Beautifully presented with plenty of extras, this immaculate freehold villa deserves your inspection. Exceptionally placed, this modern and extremely private villa with a magnificent bushland back drop represents secure low maintenance resort style living at its best.

    The heart of the home offers open plan living and dining with a seamless connection to the outdoor sunroom and private courtyard. Elevated ceilings throughout enhances the sense of spaciousness within.

    Offering a versatile floorplan, this well maintained villa ticks all the boxes. A functional kitchen with ample storage, master suite with ensuite and a generous sized bedroom serviced by an additional bathroom complete the appointments. A third bedroom can double as a multipurpose room suitable for visitors or a work from home office.

    Nestled amongst tropical gardens the complex boasts resort style facilities including a lap pool and community centre incorporating multiple lounge areas, pool table and kitchen flowing to the outdoor BBQ’s.

    Everything you could ask for is right on your door step with the new Sunshine Coast hospital precinct and shopping facilities just minutes away. Maximise your leisure time with endless walking/cycle paths connecting you to beaches, cafe’s, parks and the picturesque waters of Lake Parrearra.

    This fabulous opportunity to purchase in this secure complex is ideal for owner occupiers, downsizers or the astute buyer looking for an investment opportunity with excellent rental returns. Don’t miss out - call Karen or Carmel today!

    What we love:

    - Extremely low maintenance Freehold living
    - Low Body Corporate fees
    - Short stroll/ride to shops, cafes and beaches
    - Solar electricity and solar hot water
    - Split system air-conditioning + ceiling fans
    - Generous sized spaces with added sun room
    - Pet friendly complex
    - Resort style facilities

  • 3 Wren Crescent, Buderim

    This well positioned charming home is now looking for new owners.

    The brilliant location and layout of this home offers simple living and relaxed entertaining with its open plan design, undercover decks and gazebo complete with pizza oven and barbeque.
    The original timber floors, exposed beams and open fire place provide the ultimate laid-back lifestyle. The home also features a generous kitchen, large expanses of glass and a loft that can be utilised as a bedroom, home office or artist retreat. The main bedroom complete with ensuite has its own balcony overlooking the tropical gardens.

    Centrally located in walking distance to Buderim Private Hospital and only minutes’ drive to Maroochydore City Centre and beaches this property offers a sound investment for either owner occupiers or investors.

    What we love:

    - 3 bedrooms
    - 2 bathrooms
    - Loft
    - Open plan kitchen, dining and lounge
    - Large Gazebo with pizza oven and BBQ
    - Front and rear covered decks
    - Fireplace
    - 2 Water tanks
    - Ceiling fans
    - Easy care gardens
    - Walk to Buderim Private Hospital
    - Minutes to beaches & Maroochydore City Centre

    Unique properties nestled in sought after locations are rare, don't miss this opportunity!

  • 29 Lee Street, Buderim

    Don’t miss this opportunity to own one of Buderim’s best.

    Do not judge this book by its cover – hidden behind the tropical gardens and grand driveway this private oasis is waiting for its next owners to move in and call it home. The clever floor plan totaling 514 m2, offers space and privacy suitable for a large family or a family that just wants to spread out. This unique property offers 6 bedrooms, or 5 with a large home office, multiple living zones, gourmet kitchen and triple garage with extra storage plus a shed! Built on 2,345m2 this easy to maintain property offers room for everyone - as well as the toys, without the hassle of large acreage living.

    Lee Street is possibly one of Buderim’s best kept secrets with its large blocks, tranquil setting and close proximity to facilities. Headland Golf Club is a mere 550 meters away with shops, transport, cafes, restaurants, TAFE and schools all in walking distance. Situated minutes to the new hospital precinct and Mooloolaba beach, this property is a must to inspect! Genuine seller downsizing!
    What we love:

    - Location, space & lifestyle
    - Stunning 514m2 home
    - Fully fenced 2,345m2 block
    - Tropical outdoor living with saltwater pool
    - Minutes to shops, beach, schools and hospital precinct
    - 550m to Headland Golf Club

  • 26 /1 Peregrine Drive, Wurtulla

    Retire or invest in beautiful beachside Wurtulla.

    Situated 2.4km from the new hospital precinct this villa is a great place to call home or a sound investment. This north facing villa in the sought after Parkhaven complex offers a secure low maintenance lifestyle in walking distance to the beach, shops and public transport. There are two generous bedrooms both with built-ins, one bathroom, galley style kitchen and a secure single lock up garage with internal access. An enclosed room at the back of the villa offers an extra all year round living room overlooking the easy care gardens.

    The beautifully maintained grounds of Parkhaven offer a stress free peaceful lifestyle where all you have to do is relax and enjoy. The surrounding flat walking tracks to beach, park and canal make it easy to get your daily exercise in paradise.

    Inspection is a must to appreciate the potential of this villa.

    What we love:

    - Freehold
    - Low body corporate fees
    - Potential to rent up to $350 per week
    - Pet friendly complex
    - No exit fees

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Dear Carmel, thank you for your support during the sale of my mother’s unit. It was a pleasure to do business with you and we appreciated your honesty and efficiency. All the best.

- Andrea and Robert

We just wanted to say a big thank you to Carmel for the smooth process when recently buying a villa at Caloundra. Nothing was too much trouble and her professional yet friendly manner was much appreciated.

- Don and Sonya

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