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Where to Build in NSW

Find your community, build your home

Nowra NSW 2541 – Nowra Builders

New South Wales is where our heart is. Nowra is the commercial centre of the Shoalhaven and is located on the expansive Shoalhaven River. It is also the gateway to stunning Jervis Bay.

Banner image: Visit Shoalhaven

What are my options for building in Nowra?

You can build you dream home from a blank canvas on a brand-new block, you can find your ideal location with a knock-down rebuild, or check out house and land packages.

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 Nowra land

Enjoy a larger block or the perfect location with a knockdown rebuild from Mincove Homes.
Nowra House and land packages

#3 House & land packages in Nowra

Our house and land packages in the Illawarra and Shoalhaven areas simplify the land buying and home building processes.

Where to build in Nowra – Land releases

Click on the map pins for more information about land available for sale.

Population:  Nowra is the commercial centre of the Shoalhaven. The greater Nowra area has an estimated population of over 35,000. [Source: ID Community]

Median house price: Houses in Nowra have a median house price of $430,000. Units in Nowra have a median price of $275,000. [Source: Property Value]

Demographics: Nowra is an increasingly popular location for families. The median age of Nowra residents is 42, with much of the population (59.4%) aged between 15 and 65. [Source: Property Data]

Lifestyle: Nowra is the perfect place to base yourself for access to world-famous beaches and stunning outdoor experiences, all while enjoying the convenience of living in a regional centre.

Council: Shoalhaven City Council

Distance from Sydney: 2 hours 22 minutes (160 km) via M1 and Princes Highway [Source: Google Maps]

Distance from Canberra: 2 hours 32 minutes (192 km) via Braidwood Road [Source: Google Maps]

Local Nowra Attractions

Shoalhaven Zoo Nowra NSW

Shoalhaven Zoo

Discover your wild side at Shoalhaven Zoo. Come face to face with white lions, crocodiles and everything in between.
Nowra Tree Adventures Shoalhaven

Nowra Trees Adventure

Australia’s first tree and cliff edge experience on the banks of the Shoalhaven River.
Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre Nowra

Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre SEC

Experience the excitement and awe of live entertainment.
Bundanon Trust Nowra NSW

Bundanon Trust

View nearly 4,000 contemporary artworks and experience the annual Siteworks event each Spring.
Fleet Air Arm Museum Nowra

Fleet Air Arm Museum

Explore the 6,000 sq metre military exhibition space.
Meroogal House Nowra NSW

Meroogal House

Handed down through four generations of women from one local family, Meroogal tells a multitude of stories about the ‘Roogal’ women and the south-coast community in which they lived.

2016 Census Nowra Stats

People: 9,193

Families: 2,191

Average people per household: 2.2

Median monthly mortgage repayments: $1,300

Median weekly rent: $214

Housing tenure

Nowra City – Households (Enumerated) 2016

  • Fully owned 28.9% 28.9%
  • Mortgage 21.1% 21.1%
  • Renting 44.9% 44.9%
  • Other tenure type 1.3% 1.3%
  • Not stated 3.7% 3.7%

Nearby home inspiration

View the house and land packages available in South Nowra.

Or for more inspiration, visit our display homes at Calderwood Valley, a 50 minute drive north of Nowra.



South Nowra

The Callala offers a blend of beautiful design and functionality that is sure to appeal to a wide range of families.




South Nowra

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


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