Five apartments under $900k close to UNSW in Sydney's Kensington

With apartments in student markets more affordable than ever, due to retreating investor interest, now may be the time to secure a home that could be a strong performing long-term investment

Five apartments under $900k close to UNSW in Sydney's Kensington
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With apartments in student markets more affordable than ever, due to retreating investor interest, now may be the time to secure a home that could be a strong performing long-term investment.

The University of New South Wales (UNSW), one of the top universities in Australia, has a student population of 65,000 and is located in Sydney’s south-eastern suburb of Kensington.

Urban takes a look at five apartments perfect for students nearby UNSW, ideal for scholars and academics, high-income postgraduates and investors.

1. The Laneways, Rosebery
Address: 33-37 Mentmore Avenue, Rosebery NSW 2018
One-bedroom apartments from $592,800

Just 2.6 kilometres from UNSW, Ellerson Property’s the Laneways provides inner-city living with luxury features and architectural design.

Located within close proximity to Green Square transport hub and approximately six kilometres from the Sydney CBD, the home provides great investment options with potential homebuyers including mobile professionals, creatives and families.

The chic home includes residents-only car charging bays, a rooftop garden terrace and district views.
 

2. Orchid, Eastgardens
Address: 9 Oscar Place, Eastgardens NSW 2036
One-bedroom apartments from $695,000

Farther from the university but still enjoying convenience for students and academics, Orchid is part of Meriton’s latest development.

The final first stage offering in the masterplanned Pagewood Green, Orchid boasts 256 oversized apartments across four buildings.

Just 3.1 kilometres from UNSW’s Kensington campus, Maroubra Beach and the Sydney CBD, this development provides a residential oasis.

Designed by PTW, the community includes podium gardens, a retail precinct and outdoor entertaining spaces.
 

3. Eminence, Zetland
Address: 811 Elizabeth Street, Zetland NSW 2017
One-bedroom apartments from $745,000

Offering a remarkable boutique trio of buildings, commanding four street frontages between Green Square and the CBD, Eminence meets the criteria of a strong investment property.

Including onsite retail, 1,840 sqm of lush podium gardens and a 75-place childcare centre, Eminence brings all the necessary amenities to your doorstep.

Delivered by Meriton and designed by DKO Architecture, the property also offers pools, open-air training facilities and playgrounds.
 

4. Pagewood Green, Eastgardens
Address: 130-150 Bunnerong Road, Eastgardens NSW 2036
Two-bedroom apartments from $815,000

The multi-staged masterplan development, Pagewood Green, provides diverse layouts for the lifestyle of any homebuyer.

Positioned opposite an upcoming 8,000 sqm park and neighbouring Westfield Eastgardens, the convenient home delivers exceptional amenity within walking distance and is just 17 minutes from UNSW by bus.
 

5. Polo Collection, Rosebery
Address: 55 Rothschild Avenue, Rosebery NSW 2018
One-bedroom apartments from $710,000

Set amongst tree-lined streets and only 2.4 kilometres from the Kensington campus, Polo Collection pays homage to Rosebery’s industrial past while providing residents with a residence of the future.

Developed by Meriton, the project connects residents to the Sydney CBD, Green Square and the harbour as one of the city’s most connected inner-city suburbs.

Designed by SJB, the homes boast a modern and distinctive style, with floor-to-ceiling glass, expansive floorplans and views over Sweetacres Park.  

Max Kwok

Max Kwok

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

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