Building a Home in Wonthaggi

Building a Home in – Wonthaggi

Premier Homes & Granny Flats are here to help you with choosing the right Home or Granny Flat for your needs and situation. One thing that isn’t always apparent is the location that you would like to build your new home. In this series of articles, we look at the benefits of building in different regions around Victoria. Today we look at Building a Home in Wonthaggi.

If you’re thinking about building a Home in Wonthaggi, you may already have family in the area or have travelled to the region. Here we look at some of the facilities and benefits of building in Wonthaggi.


About Wonthaggi

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In the South Gippsland region of the state, Wonthaggi is only a few km’s from the beach and between known seaside and surfing towns of Kilcunda and Inverloch.

The township of Wonthaggi is located 132 kilometres south east of Melbourne, via the South Gippsland and Bass Highways. The car trip from Melbourne to Wonthaggi usually takes around 1 hour and 45 minutes.



Wonthaggi has a history of coal mining, being a thriving mining community in the early 1900’s and ceasing in 1968.

This delightful seaside town is now known for its flourishing tourism and commercial industries. With all retail, medical amenities and commercial industries at Wonthaggi’s centre, this large town is central for South Gippsland and surrounding areas.



Things to know about Building in Wonthaggi

Local Council: Bass Coast Council

Land Price:  at Jan 2017, you can buy a 4762 block of land for $115,000. Of course, land prices can and will vary depending several factors including size, location etc.

Schools & Education: 4 Primary Schools, 2 Secondary School Campuses and 1 TAFE Campus are located in Wonthaggi

Health: Bass Coast Regional Health

State Electorate: Bass

Federal Division: McMillan



  • 4 Major Supermarkets
  • Cafes, Restaurants, Pubs, Clubs and Markets
  • Lions Park
  • Indoor Pool
  • Wonthaggi Co-operative Workmen’s Club
  • Close access to Victoria’s best surf and swimming beaches 

If you would to know more about building a home in Wonthaggi, give the friendly home specialists at Premier Homes & Granny Flats a call on (03) 9761 6699 to discuss your options.



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