Luxury on the riverside: The Park House in Abbotsford

The courtyard view at The Parkhouse. Photo: Supplied

The courtyard view at The Parkhouse. Photo: Supplied

A few blocks from the Yarra River, The Park House in Abbotsford is made up of two of inner Melbourne’s best-located apartment buildings. Designed by SJB Architects, each brings a contemporary style to the street, with 539 apartments – a mix of one-, two- and three-bedroom configurations in the two buildings.

The Park House’s modern interiors, by leading interior design team Carr Design Group, include dark and lighter-look options with either touches of silver/beige or dark ebonised veneers in high-quality joinery and aged-iron fixtures.

Kitchens have Gaggenau appliances and modern, marble-look benchtops. The light-filled apartments have stunning views of the Yarra and the famous Skipping Girl sign in Richmond.

The Park House has shared garden and entertainment areas, a gym, pool and sauna and a golf simulation room. Young families will benefit from children’s rooms in which the apartments’ youngest residents can socialise and play.

Check out our video featuring food editor Alice Zaslavsky & chef Jacques Reymond testing out The Park House’s kitchen:

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THE PARK HOUSE

  • Address 627 Victoria Street, Abbotsford
  • Developer Salta Properties
  • Building design SJB Architects
  • Interior design Carr Design Group
  • Landscape design TCL Design
  • Sales McGrath Estate Agents 1300 544 757
  • Display suite Corner of Walmer and Victoria streets, Abbotsford
  • Open Daily 11am-3pm or by appointment
  • Discover more about The Park House on Domain.com.au

 

NORTH OF THE YARRA LIVING

With so much on the doorstep, Abbotsford is the perfect place to call home.

The inner suburb has good schools, including Sophia Mundi Steiner School, Abbotsford Primary School and the University of Melbourne’s Early Learning Centre.

Some of Melbourne’s hippest cafes are close to The Park House with Victoria Gardens Shopping Centre and Victoria Street’s many restaurants a walk away.

Public transport is so close that Park House residents will literally walk out of their front door to catch a tram for the short journey – just 4.5 kilometres – to the CBD. Bike riders or keen walkers can link up to the Main Yarra Trail from a walkway between The Park House buildings.

 

EAT

Quality produce, fresh ingredients and great recipes are part of the philosophy behind Three Bags Full cafe. With a delicious seasonal menu and some of the best coffee north of the Yarra, it’s a favourite of Melbourne gastronomes. The quirky decor includes road signs as seats and tables, and tea cups and saucers as light fittings. Three Bags Full has something for all tastes.

Three Bags Full. Photo: Eddie Jim/Fairfax Media/The Age

Three Bags Full. Photo: Eddie Jim/Fairfax Media/The Age

Three Bags Full

 

DRINK

Opened in 2010, Moon Dog Brewery Bar has become a popular place in Abbotsford for a quiet – or loud – ale with friends.

It’s a bar and working brewery offering inventive amber suds brewed with ingredients that include watermelon, truffles, chilli and pumpkin. Patrons can also indulge in a gourmet pizza from the pizza truck parked outside.

Moon Dog Brewery. Photo: Wayne Taylor/Fairfax Media via Getty Images

Moon Dog Brewery. Photo: Wayne Taylor/Fairfax Media via Getty Images

Moon Dog Brewery Bar

 

SHOP

Fashion, fresh food, fish and furniture – shoppers can find these and more at Victoria Gardens. With 80 shops and a fantastic range of goods, the centre has something for everyone. The Hoyts cinema complex screens the latest Hollywood blockbusters in the heart of Victoria Street.

Photo: iStock

shopping bags talking at shop window in city

Victoria Gardens Shopping Centre

 

 

 

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