Downsizing in style at GOLDENVUE

Whether you’re an empty nester or just looking to live a more peaceful lifestyle, Goldenvue affords you the opportunity to downsize in style and comfort. Goldenvue and Winter Valley will offers all the modern amenities of the suburbs such as deluxe shopping, medical facilities, and abundant green parks and trails. If you’re unsure about building a new home at Goldenvue, please read our guide so you can look forward to downsizing just a little bit better.

Are There Barriers To Building?

Are There Barriers To Building?

Downsizers often perceive barriers or obstacles to building their dream home. However, these are easily overcome so you can get exactly what you want and need.

Custom built homes, if built with volume builders, can deliver better value comapred to buying something established. Since size, quality, and level of complexity influence price, a smaller home that’s simple to build can still have high quality and remain in your budget.

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 Buying New Over Buying Established Homes

Buying New Over Buying Established Homes

As a downsizer, are you wondering whether to buy land and start from scratch or something established? It’s not a decision to take lightly; here are some of the advantages and disadvantages of buying new over established.

Advantages to Buying New

  • You’re in control of the building process and can specify what you want in your home
  • Issues and building errors are covered under warranty and guarantees
  • Ongoing costs such as maintenance or even power bills can be lower than buying an established home

Disadvantages of Buying New

  • Building can take time – be prepared for a wait
  • The building costs are usually fixed

Advantages of an Established Home

  • What you see is what you get – no surprises
  • Settlement is usually faster than a build

Disadvantages of an Established Home

  • Making changes to your home can be costly – and may be subject to council approval
  • Buying an established home is usually more expensive
  • Higher maintenance and energy costs


What Makes Ballarat Such A Great Area To Downsize In?

What Makes Ballarat Such A Great Area To Downsize In?

Ballarat is quickly emerging as a hot bed for events and activities in regional Victoria. The city already plays host to the likes of White Night, pro golfing tournaments, and even the occasional Western Bulldogs home game. With significant amounts of money being invested into the city by State and Federal Governments to improve services and infrastructure, the growth of this area is sure to continue.

Goldenvue is in great location to experience all that Ballarat has to offer, including:

  • Delacombe Town Centre
  • Lake Wendouree
  • Sovereign Hill
  • Victoria Park

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