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Where to Build in NSW

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Goulburn NSW 2580

Declared Australia’s first inland city in 1863, Goulburn is rich in history, while a thriving arts scene and outdoor adventure adds to its charm. A two-hour drive from Sydney, this rural escape has a number of attractions, including museums and historical buildings. A home in Goulburn could be the very thing that you’re looking for, so don’t hesitate, make the move today.

What are my options for building in Goulburn?

You can build your dream home from a blank canvas on a brand-new block or you can find your ideal location with a knock-down rebuild.

Knockdown Rebuild Wollongong

#1 Knockdown Rebuild

Start with a blank canvas and build your dream home from one of Mincove Homes’ designs.

New Home Wollongong NSW

#2 Build new on Goulburn land

Enjoy a larger block or the perfect location with a knockdown rebuild from Mincove Homes.

If you would like more information about our display homes in Goulburn, we encourage you to chat with our New Home Consultants who are happy to answer your questions. Or alternatively come and visit our Goulburn display centre and get a feel for what a Mincove home is really like.

Where is Goulburn?

Click on the map to explore Goulburn and its surrounding suburbs.



Population: Goulburn is a town in New South Wales, in the Goulburn Mulwaree Council. In the 2016 Census, there were 22,419 people in Goulburn.  [Source: ABS]

Median house price: Houses in Goulburn have a median house price of $404,000. Units in Goulburn have a median price of $319,000. [Source: Property Value]

Demographics: Goulburn is an increasingly popular location for families. The median age of Goulburn residents is 39, with much of the population (63.3%) aged between 15 and 65. [Source: Property Data]

Lifestyle: Make the tree change to Goulburn Australia and forget about sitting in traffic for hours and paying for parking.

In Goulburn Australia it’s all about balance, with affordable housing, picturesque landscapes, a range of job offerings and two major cities close (but not too close). You can enjoy a simpler lifestyle with all the modern conveniences of big city living.

Goulburn boasts high quality public and private schools, state of the art health services, a range of tertiary education options and recruitment specialists. All of this is located just 2 hours from Sydney, less than 1 hour from Canberra and just under 2 hours to the coast.

Schools, Universities and Vocational Education:

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Distance from Sydney:
2 hours 7 minutes (195 km) via M31 [Source: Google Maps]

Distance from Canberra: 1 hour 8 minutes (97.8 km) via Federal Hwy/M23 [Source: Google Maps]

Council: Goulburn Mulwaree Council

Goulburn Mulwaree Council tips for new residents: Community Information Database

Local Goulburn Attractions

Cupitts Winery

Stroll the traditional ‘Country Mile of Shopping’

Peruse our local stores, unique boutiques and weekend markets to unearth vintage and handmade goods, bric-a-brac and bargains or maybe even a hidden treasure. With a wide variety of boutique shops and markets, we have something here for everyone!

Ulladulla Harbour

Visit the Big Merino!

Visit the Big Merino and learn about the region’s wool history. The Big Merino, built in 1985 is a monument to Goulburn and the surrounding district’s fine wool industry. This unique ‘big’ attraction is located just off Goulburn’s southern exit and stands proud as a symbol of Goulburn.

Walking on Water

Explore Belmore Park

Belmore Park is situated in the centre of the City of Goulburn on the site of the original marketplace. Featuring a number of beautiful monuments and ornaments including the Band Rotunda, gardens, fountain, glass house conservatory and war memorials.

Brodie Park Time Walk

Do a Mulga Bicycle Tour

Mulga Bicycle Tours provides fully organised Australian cycling holidays of between five and 15 days in length. The tours offer small groups and personal attention, best available accommodation, leisurely breakfasts and relaxed starts, the opportunity to cycle as much or as little as you please, and use of your own bicycle or hire bicycles.

Lobster Jacks Beach

Check Out Adventure Playground

The design for the Adventure Playground is extremely exciting! It includes a centrepiece climbing structure with an eight metre tower, climbing nets, slides and connecting bridges to towers of varying heights. The park also includes a double flying fox, inclusive play structure and merry-go-round that offer disabled access, sensory play elements, a maze and much more.

Pot Holes Walking Track

Victoria Park Rose Garden

Walk among the roses in the magnificent Victoria Park rose garden in Goulburn. The garden includes some 1,500 roses of 100 varieties. Picnic tables and barbecue facilities can be accessed from Faithfull Street. There is an oval, playground, bicycle tracks and preschooler bicycle park available nearby.

2016 Census Goulburn Stats


Families: 5,611

Average people per household: 2.3

Median monthly mortgage repayments: $1,517

Median weekly rent: $360

Housing tenure

Goulburn – Households (Enumerated) 2016

  • Fully owned 32.9% 32.9%
  • Mortgage 30.1% 30.1%
  • Renting 33% 33%
  • Other tenure type 1.0% 1.0%
  • Not stated 3.0% 3.0%

Home inspiration

To get a real sense of what your new Mincove Home can offer you and your family, why not request a walkthrough of any of our display homes in Goulburn, Calderwood Valley, Wongawilli & Nowra?

Alternatively, check out our home designs from the comfort of your home – any of which would be ideal for the Goulburn area!

Learn more about building in Goulburn.

Estate Façade


Large free-flowing living spaces at the hub of this home make the Milton a true entertainer’s delight that’s sure to impress.


Traditional Façade


This four bedroom home offers a wonderful floorplan for young or growing families, with an open plan design all on one level.


Estate Façade


Seemlessly combining pratical family living with entertainment essentials, the Albion is sure to impress the most discerning of purchasers after a contemporary 3 bedroom family home.


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