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

The G.J. Gardner Homes franchise servicing Castlemaine is owned and operated by business partners, Kris Gill and Danny Breen. Kris and Danny – esteemed Castlemaine builders - are renowned for building exemplary homes in Castlemaine, Bendigo and surrounding areas. Whether you’re seeking to build off-the-plan or design your own home, Kris and Danny will guide you through the building process from start to finish. As they say, experience counts.

As far as Castlemaine builders go, G.J. Gardner Homes has an unrivalled reputation for value, quality and reliability. Our fixed-price contracts set the standard when it comes to transparency and customer focus. We also offer a wide range of designs and collections, including the popular Express Homes range and the Element Homes range. Homes in the Express Homes range are designed to be built in 14 weeks, making them ideal for first home buyers and investors. By contrast, homes in the Element Homes range are designed with flexibility in mind, making them suitable for sloping, narrow and odd-shaped blocks. Besides G.J. Gardner Homes, very few Castlemaine builders offer these kinds of options.

Given its close proximity to Bendigo (40-kilometres north) and Melbourne (120-kilometres south), Castlemaine is the ideal place to build an affordable home. For families and individuals seeking a relaxed country lifestyle, Castlemaine is the place to be. Castlemaine has its own botanical gardens, public swimming pool and multi-purpose theatre (Theatre Royal). The Castlemaine Art Museum, which was founded in 1913, is a famous cultural attraction. However, the real beauty of Castlemaine lies in the fact that it’s situated on the Melbourne-Bendigo train line – making a work commute to Melbourne a real possibility (1 hour, 40 minutes on V/Line).


Castlemaine is accessible via car or train from both Bendigo and Melbourne. The Calder Highway links Melbourne with both Castlemaine and Bendigo.


Small business provides a range of shopping options in Castlemaine. Larger retailers can be found in nearby Bendigo, namely Coles, Woolworths, Aldi, Big W, Kmart, Myer and Target.


Castlemaine has a good selection of schools, including Castlemaine Primary School, Castlemaine North Primary School, St Mary's School, Castlemaine Steiner School, Castlemaine Secondary College, Olivet Christian College (Campbells Creek), Winters Flat Primary School, Chewton Primary School and Campbells Creek Primary School.

Interesting Facts about Castlemaine

  • Castlemaine has a population of 6,757 (2016 census figure).
  • Based on data supplied by Castlemaine builders and real estate agents, the median house price in Castlemaine is around $450,000.
  • Over the past 5 years, the annual growth rate for property in Castlemaine has been 5.6%.

Kris, Danny and the friendly team at G.J. Gardner Homes service the following areas in and around Castlemaine:

  • Ascot
  • Bendigo
  • Campbells Creek
  • Castlemaine
  • Chewton
  • Eaglehawk
  • Epsom
  • Harcourt
  • Huntly
  • Kangaroo Flat
  • Maiden Gully
  • Maldon
  • Maryborough
  • Strathdale

If you’re looking for Castlemaine builders you can trust and rely on, please call the G.J. Gardner Homes office in Bendigo on 03 5442 2300.

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