Looking to build a unique home in historic Ballarat? Require the services of a quality builder you can trust and depend on? When it comes to custom home builders Ballarat, you can’t go past G.J. Gardner Homes - Australia's number 1 rated national home builder.

The G.J. Gardner Homes franchise in Ballarat is owned and operated by Rob McMaster – one of the best custom home builders Ballarat. Rob and his highly-skilled team are renowned for building exceptional homes in Ballarat and surrounding areas. Whether you’re seeking to build a stylish custom home, or purchase a quality house and land package, you won’t be disappointed by what Rob and the team have to offer. Besides being custom home builders Ballarat, Rob and the team at G.J. Gardner Homes also specialise in off-the-plan homes, investment properties and knockdown-rebuilds.

The thriving city of Ballarat, which is Australia’s third largest inland city is situated 110-kilometres northwest of Melbourne and 95-kilometres southeast of Bendigo. It’s famous for the Eureka Rebellion (1854), the Sovereign Hill tourist attraction and the Art Gallery of Ballarat (Australia's oldest regional gallery). Ballarat is also home to a number of global manufacturers, including McCain Foods and Mars. For families and individuals seeking a regional lifestyle within commuting distance of Melbourne, Ballarat is the place to be. G.J. Gardner Homes currently has a number of stylish house and land packages available for purchase in Ballarat, along with a display home showcasing our Beachmere 253 design.


Ballarat is accessible via road (Western Highway) or rail (Ballarat Line) from Melbourne. In terms of local Public transport, Ballarat has its own bus network.


Ballarat’s major indoor shopping complex, Stockland Shopping Centre, is located at Wendouree. It features over 90 retailers, including Coles, Kmart and Woolworths (currently under redevelopment). Another popular shopping centre is Central Square Ballarat, which has around 40 retailers, including Myer and Target. Other major retailers in Ballarat include Big W, Harvey Norman, IGA, Harris Scarfe and Aldi.


There are 46 primary schools and 10 secondary schools in Ballarat to choose from.

The city’s secondary schools include Ballarat High School (established in 1907), Phoenix College, Ballarat Christian College, Damascus College, Mount Clear College, Ballarat Clarendon College (ranked 9th in the 2015 VCE results), Ballarat Secondary College, Ballarat Grammar School, St Patrick's College and Loreto College.

Ballarat is also home to Federation University Australia and a campus of the Australian Catholic University.

Interesting Facts about Ballarat

  • Ballarat has a population of 157,485 (2016 census figure).
  • Based on data from real estate agents and custom home builders Ballarat, the median house price in Ballarat is approximately $375,000.
  • The annual growth rate for property in Ballarat is currently sitting at around 5%.

Rob and his team of custom home builders Ballarat service the following areas in and around Ballarat:

  • Alfredton
  • Bakery Hill
  • Ballarat
  • Ballarat East
  • Ballarat North
  • Beaufort
  • Black Hill
  • Bonshaw
  • Brown Hill
  • Buninyong
  • Canadian
  • Cardigan
  • Clunes
  • Creswick
  • Daylesford
  • Dean
  • Delacombe
  • Eureka
  • Golden Point
  • Invermay
  • Invermay Park
  • Lake Gardens
  • Lake Wendouree
  • Lismore
  • Lucas
  • Millbrook
  • Miners Rest
  • Mount Clear
  • Mount Helen
  • Mount Pleasant
  • Nerrina
  • Newington
  • Redan
  • Sebastopol
  • Smythes Creek
  • Smythesdale
  • Soldiers Hill
  • Victoria Invermay
  • Warrenheip
  • Wendouree
  • Wendouree West
  • Winter Valley

If you’re looking for custom home builders Ballarat, please call the G.J. Gardner Homes office in Ballarat on 03 5334 4099.

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