Sydney’s prestige market is looking up, here’s three of the best on the market right now.
The last few years has seen a considerable uptake in apartment living across Sydney, notably in the prime market as driven by a slew of new luxury developments.
It’s meant recent Australian sales records – cue Crown’s One Barangaroo and its waterside neighbour, One Sydney Harbour – as purchasers look to secure a standout property and also embrace the benefits of expansive inner-city living.
While the penthouses of the aforementioned towers are now gone, there remains some unique, cloud-catching CBD abodes available.
Here, three of the best to purchase now.
3303/203 Castlereagh Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
The Castle Penthouse, located in Castle Residences and designed by Candelepas & Associates architects, sees a 4-bedroom, 4- bathroom, 2-car parking residence delivered in the heart of Sydney’s CBD.
Here a rooftop terrace boasts breathtaking views over Hyde Park and the city skyline, with an extensive and undoubtedly luxurious finish by Studio Aria ensuring it is one of the finest properties in Australia.
The penthouse is reached via a private lift, through a double door entrance and sees opulent finishes including the use of stone benchtops, large porcelain tiles and bespoke joinery.
Expect an open-plan design, leading outwards to the buildings highly desirable winter gardens. It’s here you’ll find an opulent kitchen, complete with Gaggenau appliances.
The penthouse is also offers a master bedroom that spans the top floor, and opens out to a sky garden with decked spa.
Those fortunate to call Castle Residences home will also enjoy various hotel amenities – such as pool and gym access as well as desirable in-house dining sourced via restaurants such as Henry’s Bread and Wine, Dixon & Sons and Spice Trader. Meanwhile, housekeeping, concierge, valet parking and 24-hour security are all accessible via in-house app.
The property is expected to welcome residents from end of August 2021.
The listing is with McGrath Pyrmont’s Robert Alfeldi (+61 418 982 688); mcgrath.com.au
Level 43/163 Castlereagh Street Sydney NSW 2000
Much has already been written about the Boyd Residence. The grand, lavish, award-winning penthouse sits some 180-metres above street level offering. 2395sqm in the heart of the CBD.
Spread across three levels comes 4-bedroom, 5-bathrooms and 2 car parking. Inside sees unprecedented levels of privacy and opulence, with 24-hour security.
Accessed via private lift, it opens to a glass wall with built-in champagne storage. Elsewhere a sleek fireplace, multiple seating groupings and walls of glass take in the panorama of the city.
Each bedroom suite arrives with a marble bathroom, while the rest of the residence is framed by double-height ceiling and dramatic walls of glass.
Also, a resort-style private rooftop pool tops the living space, adding further luxury to the pad.
The listing is with Christie’s International’s Ken Jacobs (+61 407 190 152) and LJ Hooker Double Bay’s Bill Malouf (0411 428 354); theboydresidence.com.au
83.01/115 Bathurst Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
Known as the ‘King’ Penthouse, comes this luxurious pad inspired by the global cities of New York and London.
Here, at the very pinnacle of the Greenland Centre tower comes panoramic views of the CBD, Blue Mountains, Hyde Park and Sydney Harbour.
The 4-bedroom, 4-bathroom, 4-car parking penthouses offers sophisticated details, with glamorous stone island benchtops in the kitchen and concealed scullery, to towering balconies overlooking Sydney.
The master bedroom features an opulent dressing room that opens to reveal handsome timber-panelled interiors with wide drawers and open display shelving for all your finery, handbags, watches, belts and scarves
The master bathroom is cloaked in emerald green marble and features high-quality fixtures, a free-standing bath and heated towel rack bringing minimalist glamour while a soaring skylight adds luminous radiance.
Further amenities include a 30-metre outdoor pool, gym, spa, sun deck, and multi-function residents’ room.
The largest single-dwelling sales of the calendar year.