GemLife Palmwoods
Luxury over-50s living in the Sunshine Coast hinterland

Set in the idyllic and picturesque Sunshine Coast hinterland and surrounded by the scenic beauty of the Blackall Range, experience a resort lifestyle at a location unlike any other. A tranquil oasis just minutes from local shops and amenities, GemLife Palmwoods puts you in easy reach of the Sunshine Coast’s world-famous attractions and just 30 minutes from Maroochydore and an hour and 20 minutes from Brisbane. Perfect for Australians wanting to experience the best of over 50s living, GemLife Palmwoods really is your place in the hinterland.

38 Landershute Road, Palmwoods QLD 4555

Welcome to your Sunshine Coast hinterland retreat

A luxurious, rural retreat for active over-50s, GemLife Palmwoods offers exceptional living in the heart of the Sunshine Coast hinterland. Tucked away between scenic parks and gardens, charming country towns and award-winning local wineries, GemLife Palmwoods is a tranquil oasis surrounded by natural beauty.

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Facilities at our Palmwoods resort

  • Gymnasium Gymnasium
  • Sauna Sauna
  • Heated indoor pool and spa Heated indoor pool and spa
  • Outdoor pool and spa Outdoor pool with spa
  • Hairdressing salon and beauty parlour Hairdressing salon and beauty parlour
  • Ten-pin bowling alley Ten-pin bowling alley
  • Floodlit tennis court Floodlit tennis court
  • Championship-size, floodlit and covered bowling green Covered floodlit lawn bowls green
  • Bocce court Bocce court
  • Cinema Cinema
  • Art and craft studio Art and craft studio
  • Free WIFI in country club with hearing loop Free WiFi in country club with hearing loop
  • Library Library
  • Resident workshop Resident workshop
  • Music room Music room
  • Boardroom Boardroom
  • Games and entertainment room Games and entertainment room
  • Gated entry with number-plate recognition Gated entry with number-plate recognition
  • Commercial-grade kitchen Commercial-grade kitchen
  • Grand ballroom Grand ballroom
  • Sun deck Sundeck
  • Resort bus Resort bus
  • Resort buggy Resort buggy
  • Bar and coffee lounge Bar and coffee lounge
  • Consulting room Consulting room
  • Dog off-leash area Dog off-leash area
  • Caravan and boat storage Caravan and boat storage*
  • Theatrical stage and dressing rooms Theatrical stage and dressing rooms
  • BBQ facilities BBQ with outdoor dining area
  • Poolside recreation room Poolside recreation room

*Subject to availability.


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Premium facilities on your doorstep

A stunning Country Club, designed with active over 50s in mind, will house extensive premium facilities to ensure you are never at a loss for something to do. Secure, pet-friendly, and with optional RV storage, at GemLife Palmwoods, a whole new life awaits.

Flame Hill Vineyard
Flame Hill Vineyard
A taste of the Sunshine Coast hinterland. Flame Hill Vineyard, Montville.
A view across Palmwoods
A view across Palmwoods
The heart of the Sunshine Coast hinterland. The idyllic rural town of Palmwoods. Hill Street, Palmwoods.
Kondalilla National Park
Kondalilla National Park
Magnificent waterfalls, ancient forests of cedar, mahogany, bunya and hoop pine. Kondalilla National Park, Blackall Range.
Aerial view of Palmwoods town
Aerial view of Palmwoods town
Palmwoods is a hidden gem tucked away between orchards, orange groves, and ancient forest. Sunshine Coast hinterland.
Frequently Asked Questions

Discover a lifestyle like no other at GemLife Palmwoods. Our resort is designed for the active over 50s looking for a vibrant community of like-minded people who have downsized their homes and upgraded their lifestyle.

Enjoy a luxury, designer home in a secure and friendly community while enjoying the great facilities at your doorstep, including access to an exclusive summer house and Country Club.

GemLife Palmwoods is within walking distance to charming shops, cafes, bakeries and so much more.

Explore the level of inclusions that come as standard in our homes including ultra-high ceilings, ducted air conditioning, walk-in pantries, double-vanity sink in the master bedrooms with the option of a charging station for your electric vehicle.

GemLife resorts have impressive luxury Country Clubs that are the heart of the community and includes a library, art and craft studio, heated swimming pool, spa and sauna, floodlit tennis court, and more.

Discover how a Land Lease Community like GemLife is an innovative and sustainable way to finance a luxury new home that is right-sized for the over 50s.

GemLife Palmwoods is at 38 Landershute Road, Palmwoods within easy walking distance to local shops and close to the iconic Big Pineapple.

Shopping is also close by with Nambour Plaza just 15 minutes away or shop ‘til you drop at Sunshine Plaza which is less than half an hour by car. Also nearby are Palmwoods Clinic and Family Medicine and Palmwoods Medical Centre.

GemLife Palmwoods is so convenient to the arts and craft village of Montville and the beautiful Mooloolaba Beach.

Yes! GemLife Palmwoods is an active over-50s lifestyle resort sought-after by people who are looking to down-size their homes and upgrade their lifestyle to enjoy a low-maintenance lock-up and go lifestyle.

GemLife Palmwood residents own their luxury homes and ‘rent’ the land it sits on through weekly site fees that pay for the upkeep of the resort facilities, including the Country Club.

You’ll pay no entry fees or stamp duty when you purchase and there are no exit fees should you decide to sell. This means you keep any capital gains made.

GemLife Palmwoods welcomes pets as part of the family. All GemLife communities are proudly pet friendly and feature facilities such as off-leash dog parks.

Family and friends are most welcome to visit and stay overnight as your guests at GemLife Palmwoods.

Yes. Land Lease Communities are based on a simple and transparent structure which provides homeowners with flexibility and financial freedom governed and protected by State legislation. Weekly site fees contribute to security gates, the resort bus, Country Club and communal area maintenance, as well as on-site managers and the administration of the resort.

If you have a Department of Veteran’s Affairs or Australian Pension Card, you may be eligible for Federal Government Rental Assistance which helps cover a large portion of a homeowners’ site fees.

The charming Palmwoods Village is just four minutes away from GemLife Palmwoods. Just 10km away is Forest Glen Village Centre or check out Nambour Plaza just 11.6km north. Sunshine Plaza is only 18km away.

There are medical facilities near GemLife Palmwoods. Palmwoods Medical Centre and Palmwoods Clinic Family Medicine are just four minutes away.

Yes. Enjoy the lock up and leave convenience of a GemLife lifestyle knowing your home is secure.

GemLife Palmwood homes include:

  • Burglar alarms with four sensors and touch screen monitors.
  • Resort entrance security gates with number plate recognition technology.
  • Security screens on windows and doors.
  • Remote control garage door access.

Our friendly resorts also include on-site management for assistance.

As you are purchasing your own home to live in, there is no stamp duty to pay.

If you own a recreational vehicle or caravan, talk to our team about storage availability. Or sell your caravan or motorhome and hire a fully kitted out Explore by GemLife motorhome instead, available exclusively for GemLife homeowners.

*Pending availability. Terms and conditions apply.

GemLife's low maintenance homes makes it easy for you to enjoy an independent lifestyle. However, should you require more help at home, there are a wide range of in-home care service providers in the local area that can offer you tailored support as and when you need it.