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

  • 97 Kingfisher Crescent, Palmview

    Dreaming of acreage living and be in before Christmas? This is your opportunity to secure this brand-new residence in the impressive Palmview Forest Estate. With all the hard work done and set on a generous 3,344m2 parcel of land, simply add the finishing touches and make this spacious retreat your own.

    Framed by a beautiful rainforest backdrop, experience the natural surrounds on your doorstep whilst just a short distance to all that the Sunshine Coast has to offer.

    This modern abode with high ceilings throughout offers a versatile floor plan suitable to all family dynamics.

    Entertaining is effortless from the stunning, centrally located kitchen complete with stone benchtops & quality appliances. The adjoining spacious dining and lounge overlooking the private covered alfresco area offers tranquil family friendly living. Boasting a master suite with ensuite and oversized walk in robe, 3 bedrooms, media room, separate office, sitting/reading room and children’s retreat, this lovely home ticks all the boxes.

    Your new lifestyle offers you an abundance of schooling options within close proximity and the convenience of the Sunshine Coast medical precinct and Maroochydore CBD only moments away
    Inspection is a must to truly appreciate the potential of this property. Call Karen or Carmel today!

    What we love:

    - Four generous bedrooms + study
    - Master with dream walk-in robe
    - Double shower and vanity to ensuite
    - Open plan living with multiple living zones
    - Children’s private retreat
    - Ducted air-conditioning to all rooms
    - generous 3,344m2 block
    - 2 x 30,000 litre water tanks

  • 8 Murrindi Street, Minyama

    Tired of paying rent? The dream of owning your own home is not out of reach! Opportunity awaits you and your family with this well priced entry level three bedroom, main with walk in robe and ensuite, family home. Be amazed by the generous internal and external living spaces and the fully fenced easy care backyard.

    Tucked away in a quiet street in the highly sought-after suburb of Minyama you will find yourself centrally located with everything you could ask for right on your doorstep. A short stroll or ride along the many pathways will take you to the Mooloolah River, surrounding parks, cafes and eateries. This home is perfect for the astute investor, first home owner or family looking to get their foot in the Sunshine Coast property market.

    The layout has been well designed giving privacy to the bedrooms, all with built in wardrobes, main bedroom with a walk-in robe and ensuite. A pet friendly back yard, two garden sheds for storage and a water tank complete the picture.

    With the best of the Coast’s shopping and beaches just moments away sit back and enjoy the Sunshine Coast lifestyle or take advantage of the great bones of this property and turn it into your dream home.

    So much potential in this entry level home and it's priced to sell!

    - Multiple living zones
    - Undercover outdoor entertaining
    - 3 Bedrooms, main with WIR & ensuite
    - Fans throughout
    - Air-Conditioned living & main bedroom
    - Fully fenced backyard on a 570m2 block
    - 2 garden sheds & rain water tank
    - Close to beach, walkways & Kawana Shopping precinct

  • 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!

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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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