About G.J. Gardner Homes Riverland

G.J. Gardner Homes Riverland

Hi, my name is Sam Pearce and along with my wife Melissa Pearce, we are your local G.J. Gardner Homes Riverland business owners. If you are looking for trustworthy, reliable Riverland builders please come visit Melissa and I at our local G.J. Gardner Homes office today. I have over 30 years experience as both a licenced builder and a site supervisor and Melissa has over 15 years experience working within the building industry.

From the moment you make contact with us, you will immediately feel a sense of warmth, passion and home. We believe that delivering high quality homes with an exceptional attention to detail along with the warmest welcoming service makes us the most sought after Riverland builders in the local area.

As your local G.J. Gardner Homes Riverland builders we specialise in building customised homes that come with competitive fixed term contracts. We offer an extensive selection of modern contemporary home floor plans that are available for customisation to suit you and your families needs. We can also help bring your own dream plans to life.

Whether you are looking to build a modest but stylish new first home, upsize to fit even the largest of families or downsize as your nest begins to empty, we have options that will suit any size family, lifestyle or budget.

What makes us stand out from the rest, is the ability to always offer fixed term contracts meaning you will always know how much your new home is going to cost and when it is going to be delivered, making us the most flexible, reliable and trusted builders in the Riverland.

Riverland, predominantly known for being set amongst the picturesque Murray River, is one of Australia’s most beautiful outback sanctuaries. Only 3 hours drive from Adelaide, this stunning region is truly one of South Australia’s best-hidden gems.

The Murray River winds through the region and has an abundance of networks off the main waterway including secret lagoons and wetlands that are waiting for you to explore.

Fishing, golfing, canoeing, bushwalking and house boating are some of the many amazing outback activities that are at your fingertips when you live in the reserved region of Riverland, South Australia.

As your local G.J. Gardner Homes Riverland builders, we service the following estates, suburbs and surrounding areas:

· Kingston on Murray

· Renmark

· Morgan

· Cadell

· Murbko

· Paruna

· Swan Reach

· Paringa

· Berri

· Barmera

· Loxton

· Waikerie

· Lyrup

· Moorook

· Monash

· Loveday

· Glossop

· Winkie

· Alawoona

· Cooltong

· Eudunda

· Meribah

· Pinnaroo

Melissa and I pride our selves on being active members within our community. We regularly collaborate with local sporting clubs, fundraisers, schools and charities. With over 22 current sponsorships and donations, we can proudly say we are always helping the community whenever possible.

For an enjoyable, professional and flexible new home building experience, contact us your local G.J. Gardner Homes Riverland builders and speak to a new home consultant today. We promise to look after all of your land and home building needs just as if we were building our own home.

About Us

For our team, it is about building the dream home every time

Sam Pearce


Managing Director Sam is born and bred in the Riverland. He loves the river especially skiing and fishing. The other thing he loves is helping people realize their dreams.

He has been in the industry for over 30 years and is passionate about ensuring you receive a quality build and enjoy the process as much as him.

Sam is a family man and this shows as his staff form part of his extended family. They work together as one and will ensure you get the dream home you are looking for.

Melissa Pearce


Melissa is Sam's wife and works alongside him in the business. She, like Sam is very passionate and brings enthusiasm and fun to the office.

She makes you feel welcome and puts you at ease about the whole building process.

Like Sam she is family focused and loves being part of the Riverland community.

Glen Blythman

New Home Consultant

Glen has great depth and knowledge having worked in the building industry for over 15 years.

He loves working with clients, getting to know them so he can help them turn their dreams into reality. He has won many awards over the years which reflect his professionalism and passion for helping people. He recently was awarded Platinum Sales Club Level 25 and was part of the team which won the Best Sales Team at the recent G.J. Gardner Homes International Awards Night.

Glen is a family man who enjoys being involved with his children's sports, the Barmera Golf Club and fishing.

Anthony Owen

New Home Consultant

Tony has been in and around the building industry for over 20 years, having built and renovated a few homes over the years.

He prides himself on his attention to detail, product and building knowledge and listening to clients.

Tony enjoys travelling, home renovations, boating and target shooting. He is a member of the local Barmera Pistol and Rifle club.

Helen Gillard


Helen in administration is the welcoming face when you enter the office. She will invite you in and make you feel part of the team, listen to your needs and ensure you receive quality service.

The fact that she was worked for the past thirty-two years in customer service and is meticulous with everything she does gives you the assurance that you are being looked after. She was part of the team that won Best Administration Team at the recent G.J. Gardner Homes International Awards Night.

She enjoys being part of the local community and helps out at the local Renmark Rovers Football Club, donating cooked goods to the WCH (women’s and children’s hospital auxiliary) and also the Central Districts Football Club auxiliary.

Troy Pankhurst

Construction Supervisor

Troy has worked in the building industry for over 25 years, 20 of those as a site supervisor and has renovated a few homes himself over the years. Not only does he bring great experience to his role but also honest and helpful communication, that makes you feel comfortable and at ease with the building process.

He relates easily to people and that is evident in the lovely customer testimonials we receives about him and in the fact that he was part of the winning team for Best Performance by a Construction Team at the recent G.J. Gardner Homes International Awards Night.

Troy has lived in the Riverland all is life and loves food and cooking as well as boating up the river.


Office Awards

SA Franchise Of The Year
SA Most Homes Constructed
SA Best Performance by an Administration Team
SA Best Performance by a Construction Team
SA Best Performance by a Sales Team
SA Consultant of the Year - Glen Blythman
SA Most Valuable Contributor voted by his peers - Sam Pearce

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Images and photographs may depict fixtures, finishes and features either not supplied by G.J. Gardner Homes or not included in any price stated. These items include furniture, swimming pools, pool decks, fences, landscaping. Price does not include all facades shown. For detailed home pricing, please talk to a new homes consultant.