Frequently Asked Questions
Where is Good Life Fraser Coast located?
Good Life Fraser Coast is located at 36 William Street in the town of HOWARD, Queensland, only 284km north of Brisbane and 37km from Hervey Bay. Conveniently located, the Bruce Highway skirts the edge of the town with Maryborough and Childers only a 25-minute drive in either direction.
Howard is a historic coal mining town, now a quiet rural service centre and home to Good Life Fraser Coast.
What amenities does the town of Howard offer?
- Howard Railway Station – with daily trips on the tilt train direct to Brisbane City
- Burrum District Golf Club – located next door to Good Life Fraser Coast
- Police Station, Fire Station & Ambulance Station
- Post Office
- Medical Centre
- Hardware Store
- Hotel & Bottle Shop
- RSL Club
- Howard State School
- Community Centre
- Respite Centre
What is Good Life RV & Lifestyle Resort, Howard, Fraser Coast?
Imagine a community of like-minded active Over 50s who love long lunches, energetic gatherings and taking to the road for their next adventure – confident that their home is secure while they are busy having fun.
Good Life Fraser Coast is a new master planned Over 50s RV & Lifestyle Resort on over 47 hectares of land. Our new community will comprise 213 free-standing homes complimented by a huge range of resort style community facilities all within a secure gated estate surrounded by fully maintained lush manicured and landscaped gardens.
Be part of something special. Come live the Good Life!
Our development approval also allows for an additional 47 independent living units and an aged care facility.
What are the advantages of living at Good Life Fraser Coast compared to other retirement options?
- NO Stamp Duty when you purchase your home
- NO Exit Fees when you sell your home
- NO deferred management fees
- NO refurbishment costs
- As the homeowner you receive 100% of any capital gain when you sell your home
- NO body corporate, strata or sinking fund fees
- NO rental properties within the resort – all homes are occupied by the owner(s)
Can friends and family stay overnight?
What home choices are there?
Do I have to pay stamp duty when I purchase a home?
Are there any Entry or Exit Fees?
Do I have to pay Council Rates whilst living at Good Life Fraser Coast?
Do I have to pay Capital Gains Tax when I sell my home in Good Life Fraser Coast?
If I decide to leave, how do I sell my home at Good Life Fraser Coast?
How will I be charged for electricity and water consumption?
Will I have access to the internet and Pay TV subscriptions at Good Life Fraser Coast?
Am I protected by any legislation living at Good Life Fraser Coast?
What are the ongoing costs of living at Good Life Fraser Coast?
This fee encompasses all aspects of the management, maintenance and use of the community facilities, roads and grounds maintenance plus management and administration costs including:
• Maintenance and use of all the community facilities
• Mowing of your front lawn
• Secure gated entry
• Community Manager
• On-site Caretaker
Site rental payments qualify for rental assistance subject to the applicant meeting certain Centrelink requirements – please contact Centrelink to see if you qualify for rent assistance.
Who is responsible for the maintenance of my home?
Does Good Life Fraser Coast have security?
How does Good Life Fraser Coast cater for RV owners?
Can I rent my home out?
No, one of the benefits of living at Good Life Fraser Coast is that all residents are homeowners and therefore homes cannot be rented out.
How large are the blocks of land that the homes are built on?
Will my home have an adjoining wall with a neighbour?
No, all homes will be free standing with no adjoining walls.
Is Good Life Fraser Coast dog friendly?
Of course, we will also have a large dedicated secure dog off-leash park. Please refer to park rules for further details.
Are there any other additional charges for living at Good Life Fraser Coast?
No however, you will be required to look after your normal household expenses such as telephone, internet, Pay TV, electricity and insurance (building, home & contents).
Can I bequeath my home in my will?
Yes, your home becomes part of your estate. Your beneficiaries can reside in the home if they are aged over 50 or they can sell the home.
What is a Site Agreement?
The Site Agreement is an agreement between you as the Home Owner and the Park Owner which will provide you with security of tenure under State Government legislation for use of the land where your home is located. Further, it provides you with the right to keep your home on that site in perpetuity.
Can I receive Rent Assistance from Centrelink?
Living in Good Life Fraser Coast, you may be eligible to receive Rent Assistance via Centrelink as you will pay a weekly Site Rental Fee. To see if you qualify for Rent Assistance, visit https://www.humanservices.gov.au/individuals/services/centrelink/rent-assistance
Are the medical facilities nearby?
Howard is serviced by a local Medical Centre and ambulance station. Hospitals at Hervey Bay are only 25 minutes or 37km away.
Is there public transport close to Good Life Fraser Coast?
Howard is serviced by a railway line to Brisbane with the Howard Train Station only a short stroll from Good Life HOWARD Fraser Coast. Currently, the train stops three times per day at Howard and it is possible to do a round trip to Brisbane and back on the same day.
Securing Your Home at Good Life Fraser Coast
How can I secure a home at Good Life Fraser Coast?
In order to secure a home at Good Life Fraser Coast, you will need to complete an Expression of Interest form and provide a $500 deposit.
The Expression of Interest form will confirm your preferred house location.
Is my deposit of $500 refundable if I am unable to proceed with the purchase of a home Good Life Fraser Coast?
Absolutely. We appreciate that from time to time, there are circumstances beyond your control and therefore, if you are unable to proceed, we will refund your deposit in full.
Developer and Manager of Good Life RV & Lifestyle Resort, Fraser Coast
AHC Limited is the Developer, Owner and Manager of the Good Life RV & Lifestyle Resort Fraser Coast.
With 30 years industry experience, AHC is highly reputable and boasts a pristine track record that affords us rare consumer confidence and assures stakeholder satisfaction.
From retail, commercial and industrial, to high-end luxury homes, AHC has created quality developments that meet bespoke needs, exceed expectations and stand the test of time.
AHC now brings its expertise to those over 50s who choose to celebrate their golden years in style. We will combine vibrant community spaces with luxurious ‘easy life’ homes. Environmentally considerate, stimulating for the senses, a playground to cultivate new friendships and plan the next adventure.
The information contained above has been prepared for general information purposes only. AHC Limited as Owner and Manager of Good Life RV & Lifestyle Resort (Good Life Fraser Coast) reserves it right to make changes to and or replace and or remove facilities and amenities that are detailed in this document and for intended inclusion in the Good Life RV & Lifestyle Resort Fraser Coast.