Melton North Community
A group of syndicated landowners has unveiled a new $3 billion residential community that will be home
A group of syndicated landowners has unveiled a new $3 billion residential community that will be home to more than 20,000 people in the fast-growing Melton Council west of Melbourne.
The new community, Djerriwarrah is 45mins from Melbourne CBD. Master Planned for upto 20,500 new homes alongside a 104 hectare green corridor. There are plans for 14 parks, natural reflection zones and more than 12 kilometers of adventure walking and cycling paths linking Werribee weir , Long Forest Nature reserve and Lerderderg State Park.
A variety of new homes will be available to first home buyers, young families, upgraders, and empty nesters & over 55’s. The plan allows for larger lots, distinctive building materials, innovative street design and casual neighborhood meeting spaces will be features of the community, which will also include a convenience shopping and dining hub in addition to the shopping and other services in the area.
The City of Melton continues its commitment to release land to tackle the affordability crisis, with its population expected to surge to 485,000 over the next 20 years, making its municipality larger than the size of Canberra.
“Our vision for Djerriwarrah is to not only create a market leading sustainable community that meets the needs and aspirations of homebuyers but to build a sense of belonging and connection to our newest community,” syndicate director, Alex McIntyre said
“The natural aspects will be one of the biggest draw cards for home buyers with the development offering incredible access to Djerriwarrah Creek itself, family-friendly neighborhoods and green open spaces.”
The name Djerriwarrah comes from the Wurundjeri First Nation Peoples language which translates to “water hole”.
Local groups and community members were part of the design consultation process