Looking to build something special in Thornbury? Finding it hard to locate custom home builders Thornbury? Reputable custom home builders Thornbury come no better than G.J. Gardner Homes – Australia's number 1 rated national home builder. For over 35 years, G.J. Gardner Homes has set the standard for innovative design and unsurpassed quality.

The G.J. Gardner Homes franchise servicing Thornbury is proudly owned and operated by Pat Menzies. Pat and the highly-skilled team at G.J. Gardner Homes in Bundoora are renowned for building exceptional homes in Thornbury and surrounding suburbs. Whether you’re seeking to build an original custom home, or modify an existing off-the-plan design (150+ options), you won’t be disappointed by what Pat and the team have to offer. Pat can also advise on knockdown-rebuilds, eco-friendly designs, new investment properties and local building regulations. Very few custom home builders Thornbury offer what G.J. Gardner Homes does: a complete custom building solution backed by a transparent fixed-price contract.

Thornbury – situated 7-kilometres northeast of the Melbourne CBD – is an inner Melbourne suburb nestled between Northcote and Preston. Given its history and proximity to Northcote, Thornbury is often viewed as an extension of Northcote (the two suburbs, along with Alphington and Fairfield, once formed the City of Northcote). Thornbury is renowned for its shopping precinct, Thornbury Village, which is situated at the intersection of High Street and Clarendon Street / Normanby Avenue. Thornbury offers a range of modern facilities, including a cinema (Thornbury Picture House), a golf course (Northcote Golf Club), an animal hospital (Thornbury Veterinary Hospital) and several medical clinics. Not surprisingly, more people are searching for custom home builders Thornbury.


Thornbury is accessible from the Melbourne CBD via State Route 46. Thornbury enjoys first-class public transport services (bus, train and tram). The Thornbury railway station is on the Mernda line.


Thornbury is home to two supermarkets (FoodWorks, IGA Friendly) and a large number of specialty shops. Major retailers, such as Coles, Woolworths and Aldi, can be found in the neighbouring suburbs of Northcote and Preston.


Thornbury is home to a number of quality schools, including Thornbury Primary School, St Mary's Primary School, Wales Street Primary School, Holy Spirit Primary School, Pender’s Grove Primary School, Thornbury High School and Nestoras College.

Interesting Facts about Thornbury

  • Thornbury’s population is 18,568 (2016 Census figure).
  • Based on information from real estate sources and custom home builders Thornbury, the median house price for Thornbury is approximately $1.2 million (September 2018).
  • The National Broadband Network (NBN) is currently scheduled for connection in Thornbury between April and June 2019. For the latest updates, please visit NBN Co.

Pat and his dedicated team of professional custom home builders Thornbury service the following areas:

  • 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 looking for professional custom home builders Thornbury, please call Pat and the G.J. Gardner Homes team in Bundoora on 03 9467 1383.

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