House hunters blow into the Capricorn Coast

Following avid home seekers around the world, the smash-hit series House Hunters International (HHI) landed on the Capricorn Coast on Thursday 9th July, spending four days exploring our exciting family-friendly destination and showcasing it’s beauty to the rest of the world.

From 9th – 12th July, the HHI team, together with potential Argentinian buyers – Geri, Santi and their two children Mattia and Francesca, spent their days navigating our diverse landscape and discovering affordable and picturesque real estate options to suit their desires.  

Chef, Santi, who is currently sponsored by The Waterline Restaurant for his outstanding culinary skills, is keen to have his family settle in Yeppoon long-term, and this episode takes viewers through the family’s journey of finding their dream home in their dream location.

Basing themselves at Salt Apartments in Yeppoon, HHI spent time with local business representatives from the award winning Waterline Restaurant at Keppel Bay Marina and Cooberrie Park Wildlife Sanctuary, along with discovering our iconic attractions including Yeppoon Lagoon, Keppel Kraken, Appleton Park and Byfield National Park.

Offering a front-row seat to discover glimpses of our local culture and way of life, once ready to air, HHI will take viewers on a journey through three delightful housing options at Lammermoor Beach and Yeppoon, with liveability and suitability weighted.

Capricorn Enterprise CEO, Mary Carroll extended a warm welcome to the visiting crew and family from House Hunters, guaranteeing that our extremely habitable and affordable destination will stand tall and resonate with our neighbours abroad.

“This is the second visit to our region from House Hunters International thanks to a personal connection between the Producer and Keppel Bay Marina management, and we are thrilled to welcome them back,” Ms Carroll said. “Loved by locals, the Capricorn Coast offers plenty to visitors and residents alike. Our enticing mix of laidback country hospitality and modern urban lifestyle are waiting for families to discover.”

Portfolio holder of Vibrant Community (Tourism, Events and Culture), Councillor Lynch, said the Capricorn Coast and wider Livingstone Shire region is a family’s dream destination, abundant in unspoiled natural landscapes and scenery with a wide variety of unique experiences for all ages to enjoy.

“From the Great Keppel Island’s to the rainforests of Byfield, to the seaside villages of Emu Park and Keppel Sands or exploring The Capricorn Caves, there is so much this region offers to locals and visitors no matter how long or short your stay,” Cr Lynch said.

“Council is proud to welcome House Hunters International to our wonderful region for a second visit, putting our patch of paradise on the map and enticing visitors from all over the globe to experience our relaxed way of living and proud sense of community.”

With the Capricorn Coast boasting temperatures in the mid-20’s last week, House Hunters International had the opportunity to experience the best of our sub-tropical winter months.

The episode is set to air in Australia in 2021.

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