Seeking to acquire Ararat real estate? Looking for a local builder that does quality work? For brand new Ararat real estate, you can’t go past G.J. Gardner Homes – Australia's number 1 rated national home builder. Since 1983, G.J. Gardner Homes has set the standard for quality, value and choice.

Ashley and Sally Heard – local Ararat real estate experts – are the proud owner-operators of the G.J. Gardner Homes franchise servicing Ararat. As born-and-bred locals, Ashley and Sally are passionate about building new homes and playing an active role in the wider community. Whether you’re looking to buy a house and land package or build a stylish home from scratch, Ashley and Sally will make your Ararat real estate dreams come true. With over 30-years’ experience, Ashley can also advise on knockdown-rebuilds, sub-divisions, new investment properties and Council building regulations. When it comes to brand new Ararat real estate, you can rely on the team at G.J. Gardner Homes in Ararat.

The city of Ararat – situated 200-kilometres west of Melbourne – is a major producer of wine, beef, wool, renewable energy (wind) and farm machinery (AF Gason). Ararat is home to many historical attractions, including the Aradale Asylum, the Langi Morgala Museum, J Ward (a former gaol) and the Gum San Chinese Heritage Centre. In addition, the Ararat Regional Art Gallery showcases an exquisite collection of textile fibre art. When it comes to facilities, Ararat has a golf course (Chalambar Golf Club), a cinema (Astor Cinema), a public library, two swimming pools and a major hospital (Ararat & District Hospital). Not surprisingly, many people fall in love with the city and seek to acquire Ararat real estate.


Ararat is accessible via two highways – the Western Highway and the Pyrenees Highway. A train service runs from Ararat to Melbourne via Ballarat. A local bus service is provided by the Ararat Rural City Council.


The residents of Ararat have access to a wide range of retailers, including Aldi, Woolworths, IGA, Target and The Reject Shop.


The Ararat schooling system is comprised of six schools: Ararat Primary School, St Mary's Primary School, Ararat North Primary School, Ararat West Primary School, Ararat College and Marian College.

Interesting Facts about Ararat

  • According to the 2016 Census, Ararat has a population of 8,297.
  • Based on current Ararat real estate data (August 2018), the median house price for Ararat is around $195,000.

Ashley, Sally and the team at G.J. Gardner Homes – your go-to Ararat real estate experts – service the following towns and estates:

  • Ararat
  • Armstrong
  • Buangor
  • Crowlands
  • Dunkeld
  • Dunneworthy
  • Elmhurst
  • Evans Park
  • Glenthompson
  • Great Western
  • Greenhill Lake
  • Halls Gap
  • Hamilton
  • Horsham
  • Jenkinson Estate
  • Lake Bolac
  • Lakes Edge Estate
  • Mafeking
  • Maroona
  • Mininera
  • Moyston
  • Norval
  • Pomonal
  • Rossbridge
  • Southbank Estate
  • Stawell
  • Streatham
  • Sunny Brae Estate
  • Tatyoon
  • Westmere
  • Wickliffe
  • Willaura
  • Woorndoo

For advice and special deals on brand new Ararat real estate, please call the friendly team at G.J. Gardner Homes on 03 5352 3298.

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