Parksville is an older suburb in Gladstone, typified by large houses on acreage blocks, perfect for the outdoor Australian lifestyle.
Parksville is an older suburb in Gladstone, typified by large houses on acreage blocks, perfect for the outdoor Australian lifestyle.

Parksville offers bigger blocks in New Auckland area

PARKSVILLE is small suburb with houses typifying the great Australian dream.

Properties have sprawling yards, multi-bedroom one-level houses with wrap-around verandahs and add-ons such as pools and sheds, perfect for outdoor living.

The suburb is more than 10 years old and is a rare find in the area of New Auckland, known for new estates which tend to have smaller lot sizes.

Parksville has access to the Emmerdale Shopping Centre, but is also close to the new Kirkwood Shopping Centre, accessed from Skyline Dr onto Kirkwood Rd.

The suburb is also a quick run to the Gladstone CBD, through New Auckland from the Dawson Hwy.

Parksville blocks are usually a couple of acres, allowing residents privacy and indulgence for avid gardeners.

Domain.com.au states the local area of New Auckland's median house price is $465,000 in the year to December 2012, compared to the region median of $329,000.

Houses on the market in Parksville are $435,000 for a residential lot just over three acres or $665,000 for a four-bedroom, two-bathroom house on 1.12acres.