Robin Boyd, Domain Park South Yarra offering

Robin Boyd, Domain Park South Yarra offering
Robin Boyd, Domain Park South Yarra offering

Another piece of design work by Melbourne's most celebrated mid-century architect, Robin Boyd, goes to weekend auction.

Overlooking the Royal Botanic Gardens, apartment 10.2 is a three bedroom, two bathroom apartment in the Domain Park block, coming with $2 million plus hopes.

Last month a three bedroom, one bathroom at 6.1 fetched $1.75 million through Marshall White. It was a well-preserved time-capsule with the original fixtures remaining. It passed-in to a mature couple at $1.525 million and later sold to them for $1.75 million.

Melbourne buyers advocate Richard Wakelin, who attended the auction for clients, noted the Domain Road apartment block, "took high-rise living much higher than the usual three-storeys in 1962."

Kay & Burton is marketing the August 8 Robin Boyd-designed apartment auction offering, located in what was Melbourne's tallest residential tower on its 1962 completion.

The 20-level tower is divided into two wings, with separate lifts.

"The 10.2 interior reflects the forward-thinking modernist vision of Robin Boyd and invites a straight-forward opportunity for renovation to create a truly spectacular living environment," agent Mark Mckenzie suggests.

Last October $1,515,000 was paid for the 4.3/193 Domain Road offering.

It was a two bedroom, one bathroom apartment in the Domain Park block.

Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens

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