8a/196 The Avenue, parkville
The garden apartment
Often sought and rarely found, residence 8a represents one of only a handful of chances to purchase an inner-city apartment offering house-like proportions, a semi-freestanding configuration and luxurious private spaces over 155sqm approx. Located within the elegant surrounds of a prestigious Victorian mansion development replete with box hedge, manicured roses and mature trees and shrubbery, this unique townhouse style garden residence in leafy Parkville enjoys a unique positioning that will prove hard to replicate in today's marketplace.
Soaring over two beautiful, contemporary storeys and remodelled to exacting standards, as you walk through the garden setting, through to sit features a spacious living and dining area complemented by chic blonde floorboards, white plantation shutters, ornamental fireplace with marble mantle and bespoke storage for your library, technology and intelligently positioned celestial windows for natural light. Ready-made for entertaining family and friends, the living zone spills out onto an oversized (40sqm apprx) light-loving all season's timber decked courtyard with sunny gazebo, clever built-in seating and lush mature plantings. This unique features integrates beautifully with the living zone and incorporates a handy side gate for secondary access purposes.
Finished with a sense of luxury, the chef's kitchen gleams with vanilla bean stone benchtops, soft-close white gloss cabinetry, double pantry and quality Smeg appliances. Downstairs you'll also discover an intuitively-designed study workstation incorporated into the sweeping, cocoa-gloss stairway and a stylish central bathroom in a palette of opulent sandstone, featuring relaxing bath/shower, chic vanity, modern tapware, and European laundry.
Privately separated, venture upstairs and retreat to a choice of two bedroom suites, enhanced by picture windows, walk-in-robes and floorboards. The master bedroom features a large balcony overlooking the garden courtyard, generous walk-in-robe with hanging and folding space and accessory storage, plus ensuite with hotel-worthy rain shower, premium vanity and storage. A separate powder room services guests to this lovely property.
Other benefits of this exceptional residence include ducted heating and refrigerated cooling, split system unit upstairs, secure basement parking and sizeable allocated storage area.
A must-see for those who see beauty in fine detail and carefully-considered design, this home's tranquil Parkville location offers easy access to the CBD, Melbourne University and hospitals via public transport. Opposite Royal Park, Princes Park and just a stroll to the village shopping of Carlton North and Brunswick's Barkly Square, this spectacular garden residence pairs privacy, prestige and position without parallel.
Recent Sales in parkvilleSales Data supplied by REIV
|Address||Bedrooms||Price||Property Type||Sale Type|
|15 Manchester La, parkville||3||Townhouse (Res)||Auction Sale|
|103/80 Cade Way, parkville||2||Apartment||Private Sale|
Suburb Profile parkville
Parkville is located 3 km north of the CBD. Located in Melbourne's inner suburbs Parkville has a youthful population with 55% aged between 18 and 34 years of age. Parkville is the home of Melbourne University and almost half of the population is attending university. The area also features a number of medical institutions including the Royal Park Psychiatric Hospital and the Royal Childrens Hospital as well as The Melbourne Zoological Gardens and Royal Park.More about this suburb