Spike in Demand for North Melbourne Apartments
Hot on the heels of the newly opened Royal Children’s Hospital on Flemington Road is the new home of the Peter McCallum Cancer Centre. This brilliant hub catering for Melbourne’s healthcare needs is spurring demand for accommodation in the immediate area for both the fabulous staff who work tirelessly and others wanting to be situated within this vibrant precinct. Located just a short distance from the epicentre is the trendy neighbouring suburb of North Melbourne, which is set to meet the accommodation demands of this rapidly expanding hub. North Melbourne has undergone a lifestyle makeover in recent years to become one of Melbourne’s most preferred places to live. Scoring a walkability score of 95 out of a 100 on Walk Score, North Melbourne provides its residents easy access to a wide range of local amenities such as awardwinning cafes, restaurants, bars, grocers and trams to the city; less than a kilometre away are the quality fresh food grocers of Queen Victoria Market, and the sports and recreational grounds of Royal Park and Princes Park. Positioned in the heart of this prime residential pocket is 139 Chetwynd Street. This exciting development is located just 300m from Errol Street and less than 10 minutes’ walk to Parkville’s world-class healthcare and research institutes. Set on a wide tree-lined street, the boutique complex will house a mix of one and two bedroom apartments boasting high quality designer interiors such as stone bench tops and timber flooring; basement parking and lift access. Prices start from $349,000, and completion is due October/ November 2014. Come inspect a fully-completed apartment on-site on Saturday and Sunday at 2.30–3.30. Call 0417 766 778 for more information.