Outdoor dining at its finest: 8 of Queensland's best apartment terraces

Whether entertaining or staying fit, outdoor areas are a vital part of residents’ quality of life

Outdoor dining at its finest: 8 of Queensland's best apartment terraces
Outdoor dining at its finest: 8 of Queensland's best apartment terraces

Whether entertaining or staying fit, outdoor areas are a vital part of residents’ quality of life.

On-site outdoor areas do not only provide convenient access to landscaped gardens but help foster a sense of community between residents and increase home values.

Dining alfresco is also a relaxing and refreshing way to enjoy a meal with friends family or solo.

Dine poolside or on you're balcony at one of these eight properties in Queensland with fantastic outdoor areas.

Urban has taken a look at eight of the best Queensland apartment developments with outdoor areas.

1. Chevron One, Surfers Paradise
Address: 36-44 Stanhill Drive, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217
Two-bedroom apartments from $705,000

Bensons Property Group are developing Chevron One, a 41 level tower designed in collaboration with Marchese Partners and Byrns Lardner Landscape Architecture which is set to be Chevron Island's first high-rise.

The development has close to 2000 square metres of resort-style amenity, a 24-hour concierge service and 360-degree uninterrupted views that won't be built out. 

The project includes a Club One residents’ lounge, floating cinema, dining facilities and sculpted gardens.

Situated on Stanhill Drive, Chevron One is within walking distance to Thomas Drive cafes and retail shops, Home Of The Arts precinct, and the beach. 

2. Quay Waterfront Newstead
Address: 57 Skyring Terrace, Newstead QLD 4006
Two-bedroom apartments from $775,000

Quay Waterfront Newstead by Mirvac is the latest in riverside living in Brisbane. Set in 5.5 ha of parklands, this biophilic tower weaves garden-green freshness up and around its apartments.

From the rooftop pool and cocktail garden down to the ground floor wellness centre, amenities both indoor and out abound.

One to three bedroom apartments make up a series of boutique neighbourhoods with just seven homes on each level. From level 20, three and four bedroom sky pavilions rise towards the rooftop. 

3. Cello, GREENSLOPES
Address: 5-9 Flora Street, GREENSLOPES QLD 4120
Two-bedroom apartments from $469,000

CS Development Group's Cello Apartments, spanning across two striking towers comprises of a selection of one, two and three-bedroom homes, priced from as low as $349,000.

Residents will have access to resort-style facilities including a swimming pool, sauna and spa, a landscaped recreation area and a fully equipped gymnasium. There is also on-site library, or landscape rooftop observation deck providing further outdoor options.

Cello Apartments, set for completion in May is located just four kilometres from the Brisbane CBD.

4. Elegance, Mermaid Beach
Address: 2605 Gold Coast Highway, Mermaid Beach QLD 4218
Apartment prices available upon request

Developed by United Investment Group, Elegance is the latest development in Mermaid Beach with a key focus on health and wellbeing flavour.

Comprising of two sky towers reaching 47 & 49 levels with 522 apartments together with significant resident facilities, retail, restaurant and café precinct all architected by Raunik Design.

Each tower boasts a rooftop recreational level with BBQ and seating area, perfect for private resident parties or intimate yoga or meditation sessions.

Maximising the majestic views of the Pacific Ocean and Gold Coast hinterlands, Elegance delivers a lifestyle unlike anywhere else.

5. Koko Broadbeach
Address: 12-14 Elizabeth Avenue, Broadbeach QLD 4218
Two-bedroom apartments from $729,000

The latest from Morris Property Group, Koko Broadbeach is a 99 residence tower comprising two and three bedroom apartments with sweeping ocean and hinterland views.

Dine poolside or on your balcony with a view located just metres away from the beach itself. The vibrant and connected development is just minutes from the Gold Coast’s walking and cycling paths, stunning beaches and world-class facilities.

Koko features modern fixtures, contemporary design and hotel-quality amenities, including a lap pool, lounges, modern gym facilities, private outdoor entertaining areas and gardens.

6. Mary Lane, Brisbane
111 Mary Street, Brisbane QLD 4000
Two-bedroom apartments from $735,000

Sitting in the centre of Brisbane, Mary Lane offers 167 residences in one, two and three-bedroom configurations.

Perched above the Westin Hotel, residents will have access to private amenities, including a residents-only foyer, terrace pool, gym and function room.

Designed by Woods Bagot. Mary Lane’s elegant features, flawless finishes and ability to capture breathtaking views make it a desirable haven.

7. Maya Kirra Beach, Coolangatta
Address: 1 Coyne Street, Coolangatta QLD 4225
Four-bedroom apartments from $1,930,00

Imbued with cool tones and a contemporary aesthetic, Spyre Group’s Maya Kirra Beach benefits from the abundant Gold Coast sunshine, the alluring coastline and the stunning ocean views.

The residence offers north-facing ocean views from generous balconies, a welcoming lobby, private residents’ dining and a resort-style pool and leisure area. Step outside to the resort-style pool and leisure area, complete with barbeque facilities, beach showers and bathrooms. 

Comprising just 15 units the spacious two and three-bedroom apartments extend over 9 light-filled levels. 

8. Midwater
Address: 3496 Main Beach Parade, Main Beach QLD 4217
Two-bedroom apartments from $849,000

Live the latest in Heran Building Group's Midwater Main Beach designed by Cottee Parker Architects.

Spectacular residences are on offer with breathtaking sea views, stunning interior design and luxurious resort-style amenities. 

These include a beachfront infinity pool, smart home automation a fully equipped Well-Being Centre with Gym, outdoor Yoga, Steam & Sauna Facilities plus a great selection of world-class amenities nearby.

Jordan Fidler

Jordan Fidler

Jordan is a journalist at Urban.com.au. His focus is shining a spotlight on some of Australia's best apartment developments and their features

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