29 May 2018   

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The suburb of Truganina is proving to be a popular part of Melbourne’s growing west. Once farmland, the up-and-coming suburb located only 25km from the CBD, now offers new homes for growing families.

Truganina’s increasing population is expected to grow by more than 50 per cent over the next 15 years.  

Affordability, easy access to established schools, shops and public transport and the enormous potential in terms of future amenity make Truganina one of Victoria’s best kept property secrets. 

Here are our top 6 reasons why people are making the move to Truganina! 

  1. Location location location 
    In the heart of Melbourne’s thriving western growth corridor, Truganina offers an outstanding location, building off the momentum of nearby established suburb Caroline Springs. Commuters can enjoy an easy 47 minute commute from the nearby Rockbank Train Station to Flinders Street Station in Melbourne’s CBD. New communities such as Grandview by Stockland are also within easy reach of the Western Freeway and a future train station. 

  2. class act 
    Truganina is connected to abundant range of education options. Young minds are nurtured in the classroom with a variety of existing primary and secondary schools and early learning centres throughout the suburb, in addition to a future state primary school located within the heart of the new Grandview community.  

  3. Retail therapy 
    Ideally located between Melton and Caroline Springs, Truganina is only minutes away from a range of retail options. A future major town centre is also planned for the area which will provide everything from daily needs to the latest fashions as well as dining and entertainment experiences. Healthcare and community services will also be available in this new vibrant retail precinct.
  4. The greatest wealth is health 
    With plenty of open spaces and sporting facilities, there are numerous opportunities for an active and healthy lifestyle in Truganina Relax with a family picnic at one of the many local parks or visit one of the numerous sporting fields and playgrounds such as Mainview Boulevard Reserve. The future 54-hectare Mt. Atkinson Conservation Reserve and the Western Grasslands Nature Reserve will be ideal places for enjoying the beauty of nature for future residents 

  5. Great value, great potential
     Truganina’s location is a major drawcard for buyers as it’s located just 25km from the Melbourne CBD and has a current median house price of $545,000*. When compared to Dandenong, which is the same distance from Melbourne city, with a median house price of $600,000, it presents excellent value. The suburb features an enviable location and huge potential in terms of future amenity while being a still relatively untapped corridor.

  6. Best views in the west 
    Views? In the west? That’s right! Truganina and the west as a whole are well-known for being, well… flat. However we’ve got a secret to tell you - there are some hidden pockets of elevated land in Truganina with stunning views. Stockland’s new residential community called Grandview, is one of the only communities in Truganina to feature elevated lots and panoramic views of natural surrounds while still being connected to nature and modern infrastructure, including a planned primary school. 


Interested in living in Truganina? Land is now selling at Grandview, to find out more or enquire call 13 LAND (13 5263) or visit stockland.com.au/grandview. You can also become a fan of the community on Facebook at facebook.com/stocklandgrandview.


* Price taken from realestate.com.au on 30 May 2018.