One street, one day, 10 open homes: Flinders Street, Melbourne

One street, one day, 10 open homes: Flinders Street, Melbourne
One street, one day, 10 open homes: Flinders Street, Melbourne

A big weekend ahead for Melbourne's Flinders Street open homes is coming up and it's worth grabbing your calendar out to flag them.With ten different properties to visit, make sure you have you have your day well planned.

From a $1,295,000 apartment in one of the more tightly-held ends of Flinders Street to a $153,000 studio, it's a wide-ranging street that typifies some of Melbourne's range of apartments.


On 23rd November, the following are all open for your prying eyes to inspect. We've flagged them from one end of the street to the other and included the times. Let us know if you visit!

For some preparation tips, don't forget to check off these nine areas when you're at the open home. If, however, you're on the selling end - here are some tips on preparing your home for the open.


24/60 Flinders Street

10.45AM - 11.15AM

The top of the list is in the Herald Living building, which the advertisement screams is a 'Sex And The City' style apartment, with thirteen banks of wardrobe space. The two bedroom, two bathroom property (pictured below) has a $1,295,000 price tag.

Boasting a 1920s facade, high ceilings, open plan living, a large internal laundry, two car spaces, video intercom access and Tasmanian Oak floors, it'll be one of the more stylish weekend visits. It overlooks Federation Square. 

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14/140 Flinders Street

1.45PM - 2.15PM

This two-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment(pictured below) has a separate home office, built-in wardrobes and a secure entrance.

It has stone benchtops and stainless steel appliances in the kitchen.



1009/238 Flinders Street

12.00 - 12.30PM

This one-bedroom one-bathroom apartment (pictured below)  is currently leased, however will be vacant "shortly". It overlooks Flinders Street Station, Federation Square, Government House and the Dandenong Ranges.

It's 42 square metres, practical, and estimates outgoings at $4,500 per annum, with a rental estimate of $20,540 per annum - or 8.3% yield.


1906/532-536 Flinders Street

1.00PM - 1.30PM

In the 'Aura' development, this two-bedroom apartment (pictured below) has views of the Yarra.

The apartment has a security entrance, entrace foyer, low maintenance kitchen with stainless steel appliances, a large balcony and laundy facilities.


534 Flinders Street

Price on application
10.30AM - 11.30AM

On the 25th floor of 534, this is a brand new two-bedroom apartment. The living area is double-glazed from floor to ceiling and both bedrooms have built-in wardrobes.

The kitchen area has stainless steel appliances, and there's internal storage.

The balcony is east-facing, with sunlight and views of the Yarra River and Crown Casino.  


546 Flinders Street


This studio apartment (pictured below) with security entrance and communal laundry facility is currently leased for $240 per week, however doesn't have a 'student only' restriction.

It has one bathroom with a shower.



1301/555 Flinders Street

$365,000 - $385,000
2.00PM - 2.30PM

Currently vacant, the rental estimate is $420 to $440 per week.

In the North Bank complex, on the 13th floor, it has floor to ceiling windows. The one-bedroom, one-bathroom, one-car space property (pictured below) has a modern bathroom, kitchen area and built in wadrobe.


1125/555 Flinders Street

12.00PM - 12.30PM

With views of Soutbank, this two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment has double glazed windows around the living area, a study, a separate chefs kitchen and a large dining area.

With some more stylistic elements, such as Shoji screens, a wall of mirrored wardrobe space and fully tiled bathroom, there are also more functional elements such as two storage cages, video intercom and an on site building manager.

The current owner renovated this property (pictured below).



105/565 Flinders Street

$430,000 - $450,000
2.00PM - 2.30PM

This two-bedroom, one-bathroom north facing apartment is within the North-Bank complex. With open plan living, with floor to ceiling windows, a balcony, mirrored built in wardrobes and stainless steel appliances in the kitchen, it's currently leased at $480 per week.



407/565 Flinders Street

Auction (over $400,000 - advertised for offers over $460,000)
12.00PM - 12.30PM

Around 75 square metres, this is a two-bedroom, two-bathroom offering (pictured below).

It has a 'European style kitchen' is 'hardly used' and has one car park space that is underground.


Jennifer Duke

Jennifer Duke

Jennifer Duke was a property writer at Property Observer

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