Downsizing does not mean downgrading: Sydney’s best downsizer apartments on the market today

A look at five downsizer apartments on the market in Sydney to help you on your journey towards finding a new home
Downsizing does not mean downgrading: Sydney’s best downsizer apartments on the market today
Arcadia, North Lane Cove. Image: Supplied
Max KwokJuly 15, 2021

With Sydney's luxury market proving resilient, many buyers are seeing the benefit of investing in a high-end development at affordable prices because downsizing does not mean downgrading.

Whether your children have moved out or you're wanting to save money, downsizing provides a great option for couples of all ages.

Below are five of the best downsizer apartments on the market in Sydney to help you on your journey towards finding a new home.

1. Bloom Arncliffe
Developer: Wingate
Two-bedroom apartments from $699,000

Offering one, two and three-bedroom apartments across seven state-of-the-art buildings, Bloom is the latest development to hit Arncliffe.

Placed in a prime position between the city and the coast, residents enjoy the benefits of being close to Sydney’s southern beaches, as well as the Illawarra line’s direct link to the CBD, the Inner West and Bondi.

Designed by EJE Architecture, the home features spacious island benches, walk-in pantries, spacious floorplans, and entertaining space.

2. Auburn Square, Auburn
Developer: Tian An
Two-bedroom apartments from $615,000

Auburn is a hub of connectivity situated in the geographical heart of Sydney, offering the benefits of suburban living, with great transport accessibility to business centres including Parramatta and the CBD.

Auburn Square has been designed for ultimate day-to-day liveability. Its precinct vision is largely inspired by the nearby Auburn Botanical Gardens, aiming to connect residents and foster a community feel.

Designed by Rothelowman, the development features 2,000sqm of green space, an impressive rooftop garden, outdoor fitness area, film projector and screen and barbeque space.

3. Eminence, Zetland
Developer: Meriton
One-bedroom apartments from $745,000

Eminence is a trio of boutique buildings commanding four street frontages nestled between the transformational Green Square precinct and the CBD.

As well as 1,840sqm of lush podium gardens, the development by Meriton offers luxurious five-star amenities for year-round resort enjoyment.

Directly across from your home at Eminence, Gunyama Park Aquatic and Recreation Centre features beach-inspired pools, open-air training facilities, boardwalks and playgrounds.

4. Arcadia, North Lane Cove
Developer: Dasco Australia
Price for two-bedroom apartments available upon request

Close by Chatswood’s commercial, entertainment and dining offerings and the thriving Lane Cove Village, Arcadia is a sophisticated and elegant residence on Sydney’s Lower North Shore.

Boasting rooftop gardens, a gym, barbeque areas and a dedicated workspace lounge, the development boasts great amenities for downsizers and first-home buyers alike.

Designed by PSEC Project Services, Arcadia residences include floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors and abundant natural light, while some residences boast dual terraces and balcony access from the master bedroom.

5. Destination, Macquarie Park
Developer: Meriton
One-bedroom apartments from $600,000

Located within NSW’s second-largest business district, Destination offers lots of opportunities to downsizers hoping to take advantage of Macquarie Park’s competitive advantages.

Delivered by Meriton and designed by DKO Architecture, Destination offers serene garden terraces, timeless design and views from every angle.

The development provides large apartment layouts with house-like proportions, tailored materials and classic detailing.

Max Kwok

Max Kwok is a staff contributor at Based in Sydney, Max has previously worked at Property Observer where he specialised in content creation and editorial research.

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