Looking to buy a quality home in Ararat? Been searching “houses for sale Ararat” on real estate portals?  If you’re serious about owning a home in Ararat, a brand new house from G.J. Gardner Homes could be the answer. G.J. Gardner Homes – Australia's number 1 rated national home builder – builds quality homes that are affordable and stylish.

The G.J. Gardner Homes franchise for Ararat is owned and managed by Ashley and Sally Heard – proud locals with an affinity for Ararat. Ashley is a professional builder with over 30 years of construction experience in Ararat and surrounding areas. Ashley, Sally and the team at G.J. Gardner Homes in Barkly Street (Ararat) are renowned for their quality workmanship and exceptional customer service. Whether you’re buying a house and land package, a custom home or an off-the-plan design (150+ options), Ashley and Sally will ensure that your building journey is a happy one. In addition to houses for sale (Ararat), Ashley provides advice on sub-divisions, new investment properties and knockdown-rebuilds.

The historic goldmining city of Ararat is located 200-kilometres west of Melbourne on the Western Highway. Ararat is synonymous with quality wines (Montara, DogRock), historic buildings (Gum San Chinese Heritage Centre, Aradale Asylum) and wind farms (Ararat Wind Farm, Challicum Hills Wind Farm). Ararat’s economy is based on agriculture (beef, wool, viticulture), tourism, renewable energy generation, manufacturing and health-social services. The residents of Ararat enjoy access to a public library, a cinema (Astor Cinema), two public swimming pools, an 18-hole golf course (Chalambar Golf Club) and a regional hospital. When it comes to houses for sale (Ararat), the local team at G.J. Gardner Homes can provide a range of viable options.


Ararat is accessible from Melbourne by car (Western Highway) or train (Ararat line / Ballarat line). The Ararat Rural City Council provides a local bus service.


Ararat residents have access to many of Australia’s largest retailers, including Woolworths, Aldi, IGA, Target and The Reject Shop.


Ararat has a good mix of primary and secondary schools: St Mary's Primary School, Ararat Primary School, Ararat West Primary School, Ararat North Primary School, Ararat College and Marian College.

Interesting Facts about Ararat

  • In the 2016 Census, Ararat had a population of 8,297.
  • The median house price for Ararat is around $195,000 (August 2018).
  • Houses for sale (Ararat) generally take 158 days to sell (homesales.com.au).

Ashley, Sally and the team at G.J. Gardner Homes in Ararat 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
  • Water-links Estate
  • Westmere
  • Wickliffe
  • Willaura
  • Woorndoo

If you’re currently browsing houses for sale (Ararat), please call the friendly team at G.J. Gardner Homes on 03 5352 3298.

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