Living Gems Gold Coast at Coombabah is one of the city’s best kept secrets.

Backing on to the Coombabah Lakelands Conservation area, where kangaroos and koalas thrive, it’s no surprise that we also call it Emerald by Living Gems.

You’ll find us at the northern end of the city, just moments away from the stunning Broadwater and the incredible array of shopping, dining and entertainment that the city offers.

Forget about retirement villages, this is simply lifechanging over-50s resort living. Our community is for people who are ready to right-size their homes and upgrade their lifestyle, so they have more time to do the things they’ve always wanted to do in a welcoming, active community.

Living Gems Gold Coast at 70 Hansford Road, Coombabah, is a surprisingly affordable active over-50s community ideally situated on the northern Broadwater suburb of the Gold Coast. Rub shoulders with those living amongst the city’s multi-million-dollar communities of Sanctuary Cove, Sovereign Islands and Ephraim Island while enjoying world-class dining and shopping.

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Speak to our sales team today.

Living Gems Gold Coast is fully sold out, but we do have some amazing pre-loved homes for sale from time to time. Our friendly resort managers will be delighted to arrange an appointment to inspect homes and our facilities.

Facilities at Living Gems Gold Coast, simply lifechanging over-50s resort living.

Would you like to start the morning going for a beautiful walk through the Coombabah Conservation Park to do a bit of koala spotting, then join friends for a game of lawn bowls before having a relaxing dip in the heated swimming pool? Say yes to all of the above at Living Gems Gold Coast!

Whether you like to do a little or do a lot, you’ll find great friends and company at this simply lifechanging over-50s lifestyle resort.

  • Country Club
  • Games room
  • Swimming pool and spa
  • Gym and fitness room
  • Bowling green
  • Art and craft studio
  • Barbecues
  • Resident bar
  • Residents’ workshop

What our residents think of Living Gems.

Would you like to see what a Living Gems lifestyle is all about? Take a look at our gallery.

The images are taken from various Living Gems resorts. Facilities available may vary between resorts.

Explore a lifestyle which is surprisingly affordable at Living Gems Gold Coast. Enjoy a great pet-friendly community in a location which is so close to everything you love.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Living Gems Gold Coast?

Make no mistake, Living Gems Gold Coast is not a retirement village. It’s a simply lifechanging community for active over 50s who are looking to upgrade their lifestyle in an area that offers so much at home and the surrounding area.

Being a gated resort with on-site management, Living Gems Gold Coast is just perfect for travellers who want ‘lock-up and leave’ peace of mind. But with exclusive resort facilities right at your door, you can enjoy that holiday at home.

Our resort is in the northern Gold Coast suburb of Coombabah and so close to quality shopping, restaurants and the magnificent Broadwater.

Give our friendly resort managers a call to book a tour to see the facilities we have on offer, including:

  • Country Club
  • Games room
  • Swimming pool and spa
  • Gym and fitness room
  • Art and craft studio
  • Bowling green
  • Resident bar
  • Barbecues
  • Workshop and much more!

Have you wondered why Living Gems Gold Coast is surprisingly affordable? It’s because Living Gems is a land lease community guaranteed and protected by Queensland Government law.

Where is Living Gems Gold Coast located?

Located on the edge of the biodiverse Coombabah Lakelands Conservation Area, Living Gems Gold Coast is a beautiful community of active over-50s at 70 Hansford Road. This resort has everything you need right at hand.

Runaway Bay Shopping Village is just seven minutes down the road. Next to it is the Runaway Bay Tavern with live weekday entertainment including trivia nights. A round of golf at the Links Hope Island Golf Club or Sanctuary Cove’s Pines Golf Course are just a short drive away. Nearby medical centres can be found at Runaway Bay and Hope Island.

Can I buy at Living Gems Gold Coast?

Living Gems Gold Coast is currently sold out, but occasionally we do have pre-loved homes on the market.

They are all owner occupied, which means you really can get to know your neighbours and have lots of fun with lasting friendships.

Our resort is a land lease community where the ownership of the land is separate from the ownership of the home, which is why it is so affordable. Your right to live in your home for an indefinite period is guaranteed and protected by Queensland State Government law.

There are no deferred management fees at any of our Living Gems communities. Should you wish to sell in the future, 100% of the capital gains are yours. Also, there is no stamp duty to pay when you purchase.

The only on-going costs are a weekly site management fee which covers maintenance of the gardens and the full range of facilities on site.

Are pets welcome?

Pets are most definitely welcome at Living Gems Gold Coast. Your furry and feathered friends are an important part of our community too!

Can family and friends stay?

Absolutely! Family and friends are more than welcome to visit and to stay overnight.

Are there site fees?

There is a modestly priced site fee at Living Gems Gold Coast to cover the cost of operating and maintaining the Country Club, other resort facilities and on-site management. These fees are billed monthly and increase in accordance with the terms of your Site Agreement.

If you have a Department of Veterans' Affairs or Australian Pension Card, you may be eligible to receive a Federal Government rebate.