Working in the Bowen or Galilee coalfields? Enjoy sandy beaches and great facilities? If you’re seeking to build a new home in Mackay, you can’t go past G.J. Gardner Homes - Australia's number 1 rated national home builder. G.J. Gardner Homes has few rivals when it comes to Mackay builders.
The G.J. Gardner Homes franchise for Mackay is proudly owned and operated by Tristan Bullock – a licensed builder and proud family man. Tristan and his experienced team – accomplished Mackay builders – are based at 12/3 Rosewood Drive on the Northern Beaches. Whether you’re in the market for a custom home, off-the-plan design (150+ options) or house and land package, Tristan and the team are well-qualified to build your new family home. Tristan can also advise on knockdown-rebuilds, Investor Packages and local building regulations – services which few Mackay builders provide. When it comes to quality, value and stylish design, Tristan and the team at G.J. Gardner Homes are your go-to Mackay builders.
The sugar and mining city of Mackay is located 950-kilometres north of Brisbane. Given its proximity to the Bowen and Galilee Basin coalfields, Mackay is the ideal place to build an affordable family home. In terms of attractions, Mackay is famous for its sandy beaches, art-deco inspired architecture and iconic cultural festivals (Mackay Festival of Arts, River Sessions Festival). Residents enjoy access to first-class facilities, including two metropolitan libraries (Mackay City, Mount Pleasant), four aquatic centres, two cinemas, three golf courses and four hospitals (Mackay Base Hospital being the largest). As far as Mackay builders go, G.J. Gardner Homes has an excellent reputation in the local community.
Mackay is accessible via the Bruce Highway (A1) and the Peak Downs Highway. Regular trains from Brisbane, including the Tilt Train (Brisbane to Cairns), stop at Mackay railway station. Mackay Airport is serviced by Virgin Australia, Jetstar and QantasLink.
Mackay is home to two major indoor shopping centres: Caneland Central (Woolworths, Coles, Myer, Target, Big W, Best & Less, Harris Scarfe, JB Hi-Fi, Lowes, The Reject Shop) and Mount Pleasant Centre (Coles, Woolworths, Kmart).
Other shopping centres include Parkside Plaza (Coles), Sydney Street Markets (Coles), Northpoint Retail (The Good Guys, BCF, Supercheap Auto) and Northern Beaches Central (Coles, Woolworths).
Harvey Norman, Bunnings and Officeworks also have stores in Mackay.
Mackay has a wide range of primary and secondary schools, including:
Andergrove State School
Beaconsfield State School
Carlisle Adventist Christian College
Chelona State School (Chelona)
Dundula State School (Bakers Creek)
Eimeo Road State School
Emmanuel Catholic Primary School
Fitzgerald State School
Holy Spirit College
Mackay Central State School
Mackay Christian College
Mackay District Special School
Mackay North State High School
Mackay North State School
Mackay Northern Beaches State High School
Mackay State High School
Mackay West State School
Mackillop Catholic Primary School
Northview State School
Pioneer State High School
Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Primary School
Slade Point State School
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School
St Mary's Catholic Primary School
St Patrick's College
Victoria Park State School
Whitsunday Anglican School
Interesting Facts about Mackay
The Mackay region’s population is currently 117,064 (Mackay Regional Council).
Based on information from Mackay builders and real estate agents, Mackay’s median house price is around $285,000 (August 2018).
The National Broadband Network is available in many parts of Mackay. To check availability, please visit NBN Co
Tristan and the G.J. Gardner Homes team – experienced Mackay builders - service the following suburbs, towns and housing estates:
Karwin Park Estate (Andergrove)
Kerrisdale Estate (Beaconsfield)
Miraflores Estate (Mackay)
Plantation Palms Estate (Rural View)
Shoal Point Waters
St Helens Beach
Trilla Hills Estate (Alligator Creek)
Woodlands Estate (Andergrove)