The Park House will comprise of 539 apartments ranging from 1, 2 & 3 bedroom apartments over 2 buildings, with 4 retail untis and a Café. It is located at 627 Victoria Street, Abbotsford (approximately 3 kilometers from the Melbourne CBD) and bounded by Victoria Street, Walmer Street and Shamrock Street. Residents also have direct access to the Yarra River.
Victoria Gardens Shopping Centre and variety of entertainments are diagonally opposite The Park House. Adjacent to the buildings there are a variety of public transport including super tram stop.
Located 2km East of Melbourne's Central Business District, Abbotsford is a inner-city pocket tucked between North Richmond and Clifton Hill, with busy Hoddle Street bordering it on one side, and sprawling green Studley Park calming it down on the other. It's a characterful mix of terrace houses, warehouse apartments, stylish cafes and the famous Abbotsford Convent arts precinct.
Abbotsford is conveniently situated, with easy access to the Eastern Freeway, as well as public transport, including trams, trains and buses. It is located within walking distance to Victoria Street's bakeries, Asian supermarkets, grocery stores, fishmongers and butchers.
The suburb also offers cycling enthusiasts with some of the most striking scenic bike paths in Melbourne. Bike paths are well established and are suited to riders of all abilities.
Capturing the curves of the Yarra River below, The Park House's avant-garde design includes two apartment buildings that individually complement and integrate with the surrounding topography. The landscaped pedestrian access linking Victoria Street and the Capital City Trail unites the buildings, creating a seamless occupant journey from private to public space.
The building facade's folded, embracive form is accented with shaped podiums and sculptured balconies affording the 539 deluxe apartments maximum view lines. The use of natural timbers combined with the paired-back aesthetic of concrete blend seamlessly with the landscape.
Referencing the earthy palette of the river parkland, purchasers can select from a choice of two colour schemes. Rich, ebonised, routed veneer joinery with graphite metal edging and aged iron fixtures are key elements of the Dark scheme. Large format feature marble-look stone is inset into the kitchen bench tops, splashback and shower wall in the evocative rich colour palette. The Light Scheme feature joinery showcases light silvery beige quarter cut veneer.