Some Useful Information on Keilor East as a Place to Build a New Home
Regardless of where you choose to have your new home built, it’s a good idea to get to know the suburb first in order to make a decision that suits your lifestyle. Finding out about the local facilities, infrastructure and the council information at Keilor East will give you a good amount of information to make an informed decision on your build suburb.
Things you Should Know about Building a Home in Keilor East
Keilor East is located North West of Melbourne in Victoria with postcode 3033. It is a neighbouring suburb of Essendon and is approximately 16 – 18km from Melbourne city. If you are considering having your home built in Keilor area but you’re not sure it’s the best suited location to build, then you can also look at surrounding suburbs such as Taylors Lakes, Keilor Downs, Tullamarine, Kealba, Airport West, Sunshine North, Glenroy or Gladstone Park. Depending on our availability, we sometimes are more select about the suburbs we build in. It’s best to speak to us to find out first.
Keilor East is under the banner of City of Moonee Valley. There is a little history about the Keilor area and for those of you that are interested, you can find out here. You can consult with us to assist you in the process of building a home or you are do your own research on building a home where you are reliant on varying sources to ensure you are in line with building practices. In our experience, you’re better to leave the building of your home to the professionals such as Renmark Homes who already know most of this stuff and have the resources and contacts to get the job done efficiently.
Population and Infrastructure for Keilor East
Keilor East is an approximate area size of 9.5km sq. with a population of approximately 27,073 in 2015 according to ABS: goo.gl/pvXd74
If you are looking ahead and thinking about a family life then you’ll be interested to know about local schools. Here are some options:
- Keilor Village Pre-school
- Mission Australia Early learning Keilor Village
- Keilor Park Pre-school
- St Augustine’s Primary
- St Peter’s
- Keilor Primary
- Keilor Views Primary
- Keilor Heights
- Monmia Primary
- Essendon Keilor College
There are others but always check the catchment area for public schools. Details can also change over time.
A great benefit if you are someone that travels for work is that Melbourne Airport is not far from your door. Other facilities include the Keilor Private Hospital, Essendon Private Hospital and Western Health Sunshine Hospital. There are other specialist medical clinics available in the area additional to the hospitals.
If you’re a shopper or simply just need to feed the family then you will find Keilor Central at 80 Taylors Rd, Keilor Downs a good place to go. Milleara Shopping Centre is also not far as an alternative; being located at Milleara Rd & Buckley St, Keilor East. There are a few cafes close to Milleara Rd and Dinah Pde.
If you need to commute then the Sunbury line is your train line with a stop at Keilor Plains or . There’s also the 465 Bus from Essendon Station. Or the 475 from Moonee Ponds.
On the whole, Keilor East offers a lot for someone who wants a home built in the North West area of Melbourne. Services are well covered and the CBD is not too far should you commute or just want a day out in the city.
If Keilor East is a suburb that appeals to you and you have some land or are considering some land then now is a good time to talk to us.