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Overview
Bloomdale is a new, high-quality masterplanned community in the richly historic township of Diggers Rest; an accessible, country enclave within 30 minutes of Melbourne's CBD.

5 reasons why you should make Bloomdale your new home:


1. Countryside Connected

  • 30 minutes from Melbourne’s CBD
  • 30 minutes from the country
  • New Diggers Rest Train Station
  • Direct access to the Calder Freeway
  • 15 minutes from Melbourne Airport

2. Established Community

Bloomdale is positioned in the heart of an established, tight-knit community with existing schools, sporting clubs, community clubs and community facilities, including the existing Diggers Rest Recreation Reserve which provides residents with existing tennis and netball courts, football ovals and the Diggers Rest Community Hall. Some of the local groups and clubs, include the CFA, Diggers Rest Primary School, Burras Football Club, Junior Football Club, Village Cricket Club, Netball Club, Tennis Club and Lions Club.

3. Country and Historic Enclave

Bloomdale is located within 30 minutes of historic townships and regional cities, including Sunbury, Kyneton, Woodend, Trentham, Daylesford, the Macedon Ranges and the Goldfields. There’s great opportunities to explore the rich gold rush heritage and taste your way around the region’s award-winning restaurants, provedores, local farmer’s markets and wineries.

4. Value and Affordability

Bloomdale provides both value and affordability with a range of land and House and Land Packages available for sale. Land starts at $164,900* and House and Land Packages start at $322,000*. With flat land, low site costs and access to Bloomdale's Builder Partners, Bloomdale makes the buying process simple. With extensive parks and open space linkages and the Future Town Centre, Bloomdale is the perfect spot to blossom and flourish.

5. Future Infrastructure & Jobs

In addition to the existing amenity, over $20 million is being spent locally to improve roads, services, community facilities and recreation precincts, including:

  • Road upgrades of Vineyard Road, Plumpton Road and Houdini Drive
  • Multi-purpose Community Centre
  • Indoor Active Recreation Facility
  • Construction of a new pavilion at the Diggers Rest Recreation Reserve
  • Upgrades to playing surfaces, car parking and landscaping at the Diggers Rest Recreation Reserve
  • Additional tennis courts

Bloomdale will also create employment opportunities in the area with over 6,400 jobs in the short term during construction and 650 long term jobs.

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The overarching vision for Bloomdale is the creation of a sustainable community for new and existing residents that provides day-to-day services, enhances local connectivity and cultivates a strong sense of community, while adding positively to the character and amenity of the local area. Bloomdale is positioned as an accessible, country enclave within 30 minutes of Melbourne's CBD.

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Diggers Rest Precinct Structure Plan (PSP) - Fast Facts


  • Approved by the Minister in June 2012
  • A total of 4,272 lots which will eventually accommodate over 11,970 people
  • A mix of housing diversity, including conventional, medium density and high density dwellings
  • A central community hub and local town centre on the western side of Vineyard Road
  • New parks, open space, streetscaping and sporting facilities
  • 28 hectares of employment land to the south - likely to be light industrial, warehousing/logistics, auto repairs, etc - not heavy industry
  • Major infrastructure upgrades

Bloomdale - Fast Facts

  • A high quality, new residential community located in the heart of a richly historic township, which offers a country enclave only 30 minutes from Melbourne' CBD and only 20 minutes from the airport
  • A total of 1,400 residential lots with an average size of approximately 480m2, that will eventually be home to over 3,800 people
  • Well located and easily accessible location by both car and train, Bloomdale has the new Diggers Rest Station and the Calder Freeway at its doorstep. Diggers Rest Station has capacity for 550 cars, with Metro services running every 12 minutes during the morning and evening peak periods
  • Future town centre precinct with proposed full line major supermarket, specialty retail shops, tavern and entertainment precinct. Bloomdale is also proposed to include a service station and medical centre
  • Integrated community facilities including a community centre, a pre-school, meeting rooms and community meeting space
  • Environmentally sustainable where best practice standards will be implemented
  • Extensive parks and open space linkages with Australian native trees and shrubs, providing shade and comfort along the footpaths and streets