HOUSE AND LAND
Mickleham is a key growth suburb, 29km north of Melbourne CBD. Merrifield Estate is transforming over 770 hectares into a vibrant new city in Mickleham. Carefully planned to offer diversity, prosperity and modern living, Merrifield is giving rise to over 5,000 new homes, an employment base for 25,000 workers from Merrifield Business Park, a lively city centre, open parklands and community areas.
330-hectare purpose-built business park planned to accommodate both big and small business operators. Just 30km north of Melbourne’s expanding northern corridor, Merrifield Business Park will deliver up to 25,000 new jobs, only minutes from the growing residential community.
Mickleham has great access links through the City of Hume to the CBD and Airport Precinct and a growing list of amenities. The closest train station is Donnybrook on the North East Line. The area contains the Mount Ridley Mature Conservation Reserve.
Mickleham is changing fast. Where once it was better known as the name of an arterial road connecting the airport to Melbourne’s outer northern suburbs, today it’s a fully-fledged, rapidly-growing suburb. Surrounded by natural beauty, there are magnificent new winery, wedding venue, brewery and farmer’s market such as Marnong Estate.
Craigieburn Library isn’t just a modern and well-resourced community hub for lovers of literature. It’s also an architectural masterpiece. Within two years of being built (in 2012) it had won the prestigious International Public Library of the Year Award (for design) ahead of libraries in England, Denmark and the Netherlands.
Mickleham is home to the Mickleham Primary School, and the Hume Anglican Grammar Private School.
Prices and Growth
According to realestate.com.au, the median house price in Mickleham in 2020 is $550,000. If you are looking for an investment property, the median house price for rent in Mickleham is $370 PW for a 3 bedroom and $400 PW for a 4 bedroom.
Mickleham is a fast-growing suburb. The number of dwellings in Mickleham is forecast to grow from 1,090 in 2016 to 8,221 in 2026 with an estimated population of 14,210. The Victorian Valuer-General recently released figures that show median house prices increased by 18% over a period of 12 months between December 2015 and December 2016. To put that figure in some context, over the same period the median house price in Victoria’s residential property market increased by 4.6% overall.