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Building a home in beautiful Shepparton

August 2017 In Suburb Specific

If you’ve been thinking about moving away from the big smoke in search of a more relaxed regional lifestyle, Shepparton offers everything you could want and more.

Economic snapshot

Only a little over a two-hour drive north of Melbourne situated on the banks of the Goulburn River, Shepparton is ideally located within easy reach of other thriving regional towns and cities including Bendigo, Echuca, Wangaratta and Albury/Wodonga.

With a population of more than 60,000, this bustling regional city contributes almost $3 billion to the Victorian economy annually, which is largely contributed to its important role at the heart of the ‘food bowl of Australia’.

Not only is Shepparton known for its strong agricultural industry, being ideally located at the junction of the Goulburn and Midland Highways and the state rail network, it also plays an important role as a transport hub in national supply chains.

The region has also seen strong employment growth in electricity, gas, water and waste services, accommodation and food services, public administration and safety and administrative and support services, with other key industries including health and social assistance and retail trade.

What we love about Shepparton

There’s lots to love about Shepparton. Whether it’s the diversity of cultural, outdoor and sporting activities, magnificent food and wine, glorious weather or the wealth of other attractions, you can enjoy it all in Shepparton.

Its natural setting is something you’re sure to appreciate with the beautiful Victoria Park Lake in the heart of the city, as well as the network of parks, reserves and forests which follow the paths of the Goulburn and Broken Rivers offering numerous opportunities for bushwalking and picnicking.

Shepparton also boasts a thriving commercial centre based around Wyndham Street and the Maude Street mall with a great selection of restaurants, cafes and bars, as well as a cultural and heritage precinct featuring the Shepparton Art Gallery which showcases a range of Australian ceramic and paintings, a major war memorial, and the Shepparton Heritage Centre which contains thousands of items tracing the history of Shepparton.

You’ll also be spoilt for choice of what to do during your spare time with so many great attractions on offer in Shepparton, including:

  • Emerald Bank Leisure Land which is home to the Shepparton Farmers Market amongst other things
  • Shepparton Motor Museum which is home to more than 100 classic, vintage and veteran cars and motorbikes
  • the Bangerang Cultural Centre which houses an important collection of Aboriginal artifacts and artworks, and
  • the Kids Town adventure playground which is set to keep the kids occupied for hours.

Riverlinks also regularly host a range of concerts and events which are sure to keep you entertained!

 

Building with Dennis in Shepparton

You could live the Shepparton life every day with a brand-new home from Dennis Family Homes.

With a reputation as one of Victoria’s best new home builders, we offer a great range of house and land packages in Shepparton/Mooroopna, Kialla and Tatura, as well as in neighbouring areas including Nagambie, Benalla, Tallygaroopna, Numurkah, Strathmerton, Yarrawonga, Mansfield and Yea.

With affordable, contemporary home designs sure to suit every family, it’s easier than you think to make the move to Shepparton. Visit our Shepparton Display Centre or contact us to find out more about how you could own a brand new home in Shepparton.

Your trusted Melbourne Home Builder – Dennis Family Homes – Specialising in luxurious Single and Double Storey Homes.

Includes contributions from:

Travel Victoria (https://www.travelvictoria.com.au/shepparton/)

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