Key worker housing blocks up for grabs in Timboon

Published on 03 April 2024

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Key workers and employers need to act fast before preferential residential land sales in Timboon are thrown open to the general market.

The first eight blocks at Trestle Estate range from 485—800 sqm with asking process from $176k—$236,500.

Preferential access for the stage 1 release is being offered until 22 April to key workers employed in the following industries in Corangamite Shire:

  • Agriculture, forestry and fishing
  • Health care and social assistance
  • Education and training
  • Retail trade
  • Construction
  • Accommodation and food services
  • Professional, scientific and technical services
  • Electricity, gas, water and waste services

Corangamite Shire Mayor Kate Makin said the innovative development was a vibrant, welcoming community surrounded by a stunning natural environment.

“We are around the mid-point of lot sales for Trestle Estate, Timboon,” Cr Makin said.

“Part of the Unlocking Housing Timboon project, this land release incorporates the Key Worker Preferential Access program to help provide new homes for residents and workers in this growing part of the Shire.

“Since mid-2021 Council has re-zoned the land for residential development, carried out subdivision plans and infrastructure works so that land is ready for housing development.

“Agriculture is the foundation of our community and the local economy which supports so many other businesses as well.

“That’s why Council has developed this new estate to create housing opportunities and support the strength and prosperity of our community.”

Named after the iconic 1892 Timboon Trestle Bridge, the estate is close to the recreation reserve with easy access to major connecting roads and necessary amenities.

It is a 17-minute drive from Port Campbell, 26 minutes from Terang, 32 from
Camperdown, 40 from Warrnambool and 50 from Colac.

Boasting stunning natural beauty, including lush forests, tranquil rivers, and picturesque rolling hills, Timboon is perfectly placed a stone's throw away from the iconic Great Ocean Road.

It offers a wide range of employment opportunities and is centrally located between a range of popular regional towns.

Blessed by diverse employment opportunities, Timboon is renowned for being a gourmet hub.

Key industries across the region include agriculture, health care and social assistance, education, tourism and hospitality, manufacturing and trades.

The lots are listed on

For more information, or to express your interest, call Toby Wilson from Geelong Property Hub on 5292 2078 or at