Looking to build a custom home in Northcote? Been searching for custom home builders Northcote? When it comes to custom home builders Northcote, you need to speak with G.J. Gardner Homes – Australia's number 1 rated national home builder. Since 1983, G.J. Gardner Homes has built over 35,000 unique and stylish homes across Australia.

Pat Menzies is the proud owner-operator of the G.J. Gardner Homes franchise servicing Northcote and surrounding suburbs. Pat and his hardworking team – based at 3/1173 Plenty Road, Bundoora – are experienced custom home builders Northcote. Whether you’re seeking to design from scratch, or modify an existing off-the-plan design (150+ options), Pat and the team will transform your vision into reality. At G.J. Gardner Homes, we understand that building a custom home calls for creativity, knowledge and enthusiasm – attributes that Pat and his team possess in abundance. Pat can also advise on knockdown-rebuilds, subdivisions and Council building regulations (City of Darebin) – services which only a few custom home builders Northcote provide.

Northcote – located 6-kilometres northeast of the Melbourne CBD – is a vibrant, cosmopolitan suburb in the City of Darebin. Northcote is renowned for its funky cafes, restaurants and bars – not to mention its alternative vibe. Several leafy parks – All Nations Park, Batman Park and Johnson Park – enhance Northcote’s reputation as one of Melbourne’s most sought-after suburbs. In the March quarter of 2018, Northcote was recognised as one of Melbourne’s best performing suburbs for price growth. Northcote residents enjoy access to a public library, a cinema (Palace Westgarth), a swimming pool (Northcote Aquatic & Recreation Centre), a golf course (Northcote Golf Club in neighbouring Thornbury) and several medical clinics. Not surprisingly, custom home builders Northcote are in high demand.


Northcote is accessible from the Melbourne CBD via State Route 29. The suburb is well-served by public transport (bus, tram and train). The Northcote railway station is on the Mernda line.


Northcote Plaza – featuring Coles, Kmart and 60+ specialty stores – is the main shopping centre in Northcote. A smaller shopping centre (Northcote Central) on the corner of High and Separation Streets is anchored by Aldi, Lincraft and The Reject Shop.


Northcote is home to six schools: Northcote Primary School, St Joseph’s Primary School, Westgarth Primary School, Croxton School, Northcote High School and Santa Maria College.

Interesting Facts about Northcote

  • The population of Northcote is 24,561 (2016 Census figure).
  • Based on data from custom home builders Northcote and real estate agents, the median house price for Northcote is around $1.4 million (September 2018).
  • Parts of Northcote are connected to the National Broadband Network (NBN). To check availability, please visit NBN Co.

Pat and his experienced team of custom home builders Northcote service the following suburbs:

  • Alphington
  • Bellfield
  • Briar Hill
  • Bulleen
  • Bundoora
  • Coburg
  • Coburg North
  • Collards Rise
  • Diamond Creek
  • Doncaster
  • Doncaster East
  • Donvale
  • Eaglemont
  • Eltham North
  • Fairfield
  • Greensborough
  • Heidelberg
  • Heidelberg Heights
  • Heidelberg West
  • Ivanhoe
  • Ivanhoe East
  • Kingsbury
  • Lower Plenty
  • Macleod
  • Montmorency
  • North Warrandyte
  • Northcote
  • Nunawading
  • Park Orchards
  • Preston
  • Reservoir
  • Rosanna
  • St Helena
  • Templestowe
  • Templestowe Lower
  • Thornbury
  • Viewbank
  • Warrandyte
  • Warrandyte South
  • Watsonia
  • Watsonia North
  • Whittlesea
  • Wonga Park
  • Yallambie

If you’re in the market for custom home builders Northcote, please call Pat and the friendly team at G.J. Gardner Homes on 03 9467 1383.

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