5 Compelling Reasons to Build a Home in the Macedon Ranges

Are you thinking about building a house in regional Victoria? Is the Macedon Ranges Shire on your radar? It definitely should be! Read on to find out why becoming a home builder in the Macedon Ranges is a very good idea.

1. Location

Situated in Central Victoria, the Macedon Ranges region is less than one hour from both Melbourne and Bendigo by car and train.

Drivers can take the Calder Highway, which links Melbourne to Bendigo, to reach any of the nine primary residential areas in the Macedon Ranges Shire.

There’s also a V/line train service, running from Melbourne to Bendigo almost every hour. This fast rail link stops at Clarkefield, Riddells Creek, Gisborne, Macedon, Woodend, Kyneton and Malmsbury.

So whether you’re thinking of building a first home or a second home in the Macedon Ranges, commuting between Melbourne and/or Bendigo will never be an issue.

2. Lifestyle

Residents of the Macedon Ranges Shire enjoy a very high quality of life. First of all, there are all the health benefits that come from living close to nature. Second, there are all the psychological benefits that come from living in a small, friendly community, where people really care about their local town.

And there’s no need for your career to take a backseat when you live in a place like the Macedon Ranges. There is a buzzing, business-friendly community. Tourism, agriculture, equine, professional and creative services all thrive in this popular part of regional Victoria.

It’s also an area with plenty of experienced tradespeople and a proactive shire council. At Jackson Dwellings we only employ the highest quality tradespeople, enabling you to build a top quality home that perfectly fits your needs.

3. Schools

Families are well-catered for in the Macedon Ranges Shire. There’s at least one local primary school in all of the region’s bigger towns.

There are also many secondary school options, both government and private, throughout the Macedon Ranges.

Anyone who chooses to build in this picturesque and friendly region can rest assured that their children will receive a quality education.

Indeed, the Victorian State Government is pouring money into upgrades of Romsey Primary, Gisborne Primary, Riddells Creek and other schools in the area, to make sure local children have access to world-class learning opportunities.

4. The best of both worlds

The Macedon Ranges is home to some stunning natural landscapes – native forests, waterfalls, spectacular rock formations (including the famous Hanging Rock), clean waterways and much more.

At the same time, the towns in the region provide everything you need for a modern, comfortable lifestyle.

Gisborne, the largest rural hub in the area, has cafes, restaurants, wine bars and shops galore.

Kyneton, the second largest town, is much-loved for its artistic, gastronomic and retail delights. The township also boasts a year-round calendar of stimulating events which include fairs, festivals and agricultural shows.

5. Expert local home builders Macedon Ranges

Because many people renovate or build homes in the Macedon Ranges, there are some expert local builders in the region.

These expert home builders know the area like the back of their hand. They know what works and what doesn’t work in the shire.

They have a network of trusted tradespeople and workers to help out with all building projects.

Jackson Dwellings is an excellent example of an expert home builder Macedon Ranges.

Jackson Dwellings is dedicated to building and renovating homes of outstanding quality.

Cameron Jackson prides himself on open and clear communication with each and every client, whatever the size or type of their building project.

If you’re searching for home renovators or home builders in the Macedon Ranges, get in touch with Jackson Dwellings today.