Image of Tabcorp Park, Home of Harness Racing in Victoria. This building was proudly built by Kane Constructions Pty Ltd.
Melton is a growing suburb located 35km west of the Melbourne CBD and is one of the fastest growing municipalities in Australia.
Melton offers a rural feel and lifestyle for new home buyers who are being presented with a fantastic selection of house and land packages from new home builders such as Hermitage Homes, Homebuyers Centre, Boutique Homes, Burbank, Carlisle Homes and JG King Homes and others. The medium house price, year to June 2014 is $245,000 making it very affordable for new families wanting a first home or great value for those wanting a larger block and spacious home.
Melton has a lot to offer it residences:
Melbourne, Tullamarine Airport and the Port of Melbourne are all within a comfortable commute of this suburb, and are key employment hubs for this region.
Famous for harness racing, as Melton South is the home to Tabcorp Park. This area has a reputation for being one of Australia’s premier equine regions, with a niche industry of horse trainers, breeders and training facilities.
The Melton City Council presides over a number of communities and townships which are Brookfield, Burnside Heights, Caroline Springs, Diggers Rest, Exford, Hillside, Kororoit, Kurunjang, Plumpton, Rockbank and Taylors Hill, Toolern Vale.
The residential population of this city more than doubled in the period of 2001 – 2012. As of January 1, 2013 the total population was 118,479. The estimation growth is set to continue with projections that indicate its population will be more than 241,000 by 2031. This is the population size of the Sunshine Coast today.
A great range of education options are available in the region.
Kurunjang Secondary College
Melton Christian College
Melton Secondary College
Catholic Regional College
Melton South Primary School
Melton West Primary School
Melton Primary School
Coburn Primary School
Wedge Park Primary School
St Dominic’s Catholic Primary School
St Catherine of Siena Primary School
St Anthony of Padua Primary School
Premier Denis Napthine and Minister for Education Martin Dixon ahead of the 2013 State Budget announced $11.5m in State Government funding for a new primary school in Melton North West. The site of the new primary school is expected to be Claret Ash Boulevard, Arnolds Creek, which has already been purchased by the state government.
Excellent Recreation Facilities:
A wide range of recreational and leisure pursuits are readily available in the City of Melton.
Several state-of-the-art sports facilities exist in Melton, including Melton Indoor Sports Stadium, Indoor Cricket Centre and Melton Jetboat Complex for those thrill seekers.
The range or sporting clubs that operate in the city are extensive; soccer, football, basketball, golf, hockey, netball, rugby, tennis, baseball, cricket, pistol, and many more. The City of Melton prides itself on sporting excellence.
Being in Melbournes West it provides easy access to a country drive to Sovereign Hill in Ballarat, wine tasting and picnics in Sunbury and Kyneton or a paddle in the ocean down Torquay way.
Currently undergoing a $88m expansion the Woodgrove Shopping Centre will expand to approx 26,000sqm of additional retail space as well as external landscaping. This expansion will make room for two exciting new major tenants, plus for many major retailers in addition to 80 speciality retail tenancies (fashion, food and lifestyle)
Other prominent shopping precincts within the City of Melton are Burnside Shopping Centre, Caroline Springs Shopping Centre and Caroline Springs Square.
Take the time to look at Melton and see for yourself why this suburb is a popular destination for new home buyers.
(NB. All effort has been made to provide accurate information, however please undertake own research to ensure information remains accurate and seek professional advice when necessary.)