9/2 Drummond Street, Carlton
In a League of its Own
VIEW BY PRIVATE APPOINTMENT Perfectly positioned at the city end of one of Carlton's most beautiful tree-lined streets, this incredibly unique warehouse apartment offering over 350sqm of internal space, has to be seen to be appreciated. Moments from the world heritage listed Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens and a short walk into Melbourne's theatre district or the renowned Queen Vic Market, the location is all about convenience and living a true Melbourne lifestyle. Further you have Melbourne Uni, RMIT and major hospitals all in close proximity along with fabulous Lygon Street. Steeped in history, no.2 Drummond Street known as "Frosterley" was built for Dr William Snowball circa 1900. Dr Snowball was connected to the Children's Hospital from 1878 and known as the "father of paediatrics in Melbourne" The property was purchased in 1908 by the Bureau of Meteorology, who built the annex that features the apartment around 1938. Melbourne's famous 'four seasons in one day' were monitored from the location, where they used the roof to launch weather balloons. A far cry from the ease of just looking on your smart phone today! This imposing warehouse apartment set over two levels offers a unique living environment with super high ceilings and walls of steel framed windows drawing in brilliant north west light. With direct lift access leading to the lower level, you are greeted by stunning parquetry flooring and will blown away by the sheer magnitude of the space. Further, the upper level extension features a second kitchen, 2 bedrooms and spacious living spaces, and is set up beautifully for multi generational living. Featuring 5 bedrooms, 6th bedroom or study, 4 bathrooms, dual living zones and a large private terrace taking in the city skyline, this apartment offers flexibility from so many angles. The terrace offers a superb opportunity for best of alfresco entertaining. Lastly the apartment features 2 secure off-street car spaces and very affordable owners corporation fees. If you have been searching for a quite extraordinary and spacious inner city sanctuary, inspect now to be impressed. ~
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A student mecca famed for its multitude of authentic Italian eateries, Carlton is a true Melbourne icon. Stylish, cultured and full of character, this little slice of Europe takes inner-city living to the next level. From international cinema to fine cuisine and one of Melbourne’s most loved bookstores, Carlton is all about lifestyle.
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