5 CBD Apartments Under $750K
Stylish city pads across Australia
on a budget.
Stylish city pads across Australia
on a budget.
Located in the luxurious Abian building – which offers first-class amenities, 24/7 concierge, lounge, pool, spa, gym, steam room sauna and treatment rooms – this apartment captures extensive views of Brisbane City. The 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom, 2-car pad arrives with a clean contemporary interior with travertine flooring and neutral tones throughout and is fitted with mirrored built-in robes and full-length glass windows.
Contact agent; Raywhiteeastbrisbane.com.au
Set in the historical heart of Perth City’s north-east precinct this 3-bedroom, 2-bedroom, 2-car apartment comes in at a whopping 221sqm of living space, boasting a huge 118sqm courtyard. Designed for easy living, residents can embrace unique amenities and modern technology with the ability to choose a colour scheme on purchase. Further, the building offers rooftop amenities including a gym, residents’ dining and kitchen, entertainment room, bbq facilities, theatre and private study.
This north-east facing 19th-floor apartment offers a garden view in the heart of Melbourne CBD. The 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom apartment is situated in the Peak Apartment building which is a low-density offering with only five residences on each floor. Minutes from RMIT University, the State Library and Chinatown, it’s a chance to be in the midst of all Melbourne has to offer.
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This is expansive 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom, 2-car apartment gives stunning views over the harbour and Bicentennial Park of Darwin from its sixth-floor outlook. The apartment features a large galley style kitchen that overlooks the spacious lounge and dining room. The complex has two lifts, two resort-style pools, full-size tennis court, gym, a conference room and secure entry.
Located in the “Rex Apartment” is this light-filled 58sqm one-bedroom studio in the heart of Sydney’s CBD. Onsite facilities include an outdoor heated swimming pool and a well-equipped gym. Sleek contemporary interiors include an open plan bedroom, plus living and dining flowing to a balcony while the modern abode is within walking distance of Darling Harbour, Barangaroo, world-class shopping, dining and entertainment.
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There’s no shortage of design inspiration online but nothing beats the joy of spending an afternoon immersing yourself in a good interior design book. Edited, carefully curated and, above all, designed, these titles take you behind the scenes of some of the world’s most beautiful interiors in a considered way. Think of it like the difference between listening to a few tunes on Spotify versus releasing a thoughtfully crafted studio album. We’ve assembled our top six of interior design books on the market right now for your viewing and reading pleasure.
Step inside the world of award-winning interior design duo Juliette Arent and Sarah-Jane Pyke in this, their first compendium of their work. A ‘best of’ over more than 15 years working together, it’s a masterclass in working with colour and pattern as seen through 18 projects from around the country. With a focus on the idea of home as sanctuary, this hefty tome offers insight into the mind of the designer with points on where to find inspiration, meeting client briefs and the importance of relationships. Thames & Hudson, $120
If there was ever a book title for our times, then this is it. With a subtitle of Playful Homes and Cheerful Living, this book champions fun in interior design, with bold and bright homes from around the world to delight and inspire. While there’s a good dose of the unexpected, like a disco ball in the garden, there’s no mayhem in these spaces. Instead, they’re beautifully executed to tempt even the most colour shy. Gestalten, $105
Some design books are beautiful to look at, and that’s it. This is not one of those books. A master of colour and pattern, UK designer Ahern offers a practical foundational guide to beautiful interiors, mixing form with function in her latest book, Masterclass. Find the inspiration you need to create a gorgeous home. HarperCollins, $65
Looking for a visual crash course in international design trends with longevity? This is the book for you. Featuring homes across the globe, from New York to Auckland via Avignon, the biggest dilemma for readers is settling on a style. Many of the projects are owned by designers and creatives, lending a dynamic edge to this tome, now in its 40th year. Taschen, $50
For many Australians, the ocean holds an almost hypnotic appeal. Home by the Sea by Natalie Walton lets you imagine, for a little while at least, what it’s like living the dream in a beach shack in Byron Bay. The book tours 18 homes in and around the region and the hinterland owned by artists, designers and makers. With photography by Amelia Fullarton, it champions the good life. Hardie Grant, $60
Released last year, this is the third volume from award-winning interior designer Greg Natale. Different in format from his earlier books, the eight projects featured are Australian but with a slight Euro-centric focus. The writing is conversational, almost intimate, inviting the reader into the most luxurious spaces beautifully captured by photographer Anson Smart. This coffee table tome is perfect for dreamers and doers alike. Rizzoli, $110
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