Block Sky High, South Melbourne penthouse up for rent for less

Block Sky High, South Melbourne penthouse up for rent for less
Block Sky High, South Melbourne penthouse up for rent for less

Another of the six apartments in The Block Sky High block in South Melbourne has become are available for rent through Hocking Stuart agent Jacob Davis.

The fifth floor penthouse (pictured above) is available at $1,495 a week which reflects a reduction in its asking rents.

Last July, Property Observer wrote that the penthouse apartment - Trixie and Johnno's renovation -  had been listed for rent. It was available at $1,600 a week, reflecting a 5.1% gross rental yield.

The fully furnished apartment sold at $1.605 million at its televised late July 2013 auction.

Three of the six apartments in The Block Sky High block in South Melbourne were recently available for rent. The furnished apartments were pitched at the corporate relocation market.

The offering included the second floor apartment renovated by indie-pop duo Matt and Kim and the third floor apartment renovated by the Melbourne couple, Bec and George.

Designed by architecture firm Brenchley Architects, the building at 142 Park Street in South Melbourne is a conversion from a 1960s motel building. It comes with with shared rooftop entertainment facilities.

The second floor, full floor 220 square metre had a $1600 weekly asking price through Lina D’Ambrasio at City Residential Real Estate Docklands. It is now longer available.

It has three double bedrooms all with ensuites.

The 201/142 Park Street, South Melbourne apartment has electronic blinds throughout and a television in every room.

The apartment at 301/142 Park Street (pictured below) - undertaken by Bec and George in the 2013 series of The Block Sky High - was also available at $1,600 a week rental, but is now no longer available

Block Sky High, South Melbourne penthouse up for rent for less

It was listed through Arlette Humphry at Interface Property Group Armadale.

The third apartment recently for rent was the garden apartment which was renovated during the final week challenge, and then retained by the Watercress production company.

It had a $1,450 weekly asking price through Dingle Partners leasing agent Daniella Ferraro, but is no longer available.

Jonathan Chancellor

Jonathan Chancellor

Jonathan Chancellor is one of Australia's most respected property journalists, having been at the top of the game since the early 1980s. Jonathan co-founded the property industry website Property Observer and has written for national and international publications.

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