Autumnal alfresco dining: 16 homes in Victoria with the best outdoor dining facilities

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

Autumnal alfresco dining: 16 homes in Victoria with the best outdoor dining facilities
Autumnal alfresco dining: 16 homes in Victoria with the best outdoor dining facilities

Whether entertaining or staying fit, outdoor areas are important to 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.

Here are sixteen properties in Victoria with fantastic alfresco dining areas.

1. Moreville, Footscray
Address: 12-18 Napier Street, Footscray VIC 3011
Two-bedroom apartments from $595,000

Designed by Moull Murray Architects, the six-storey building offers numerous amenities, including an al fresco coffee shop, rooftop residents’ lounge and barbeque terrace with views to the Melbourne city skyline.

2. Sandy Hill Penthouse, Sandringham
Address: 222 Bay Road, Sandringham VIC 3191
Three-bedroom penthouse from $1,950,000

Perched atop the ninth floor of the Master Builders Association award-winning complex, the three-bedroom penthouse is ideal for entertaining family and friends and includes a wrap-around terrace that boasts stunning views out to the bay, city and Dandenong Ranges. 

3. Luma, Sunshine North
Address: 347 St Albans Road, Sunshine North VIC 3020
Two-bedroom townhomes from $560,000

Delivered by development Victoria and designed by RobertsDay, Luma is a new masterplanned community with a collection of 300 townhomes.

4. Avenue, Brighton East
Address: 14 Gleniffer Avenue, Brighton East VIC 3187
Three-bedroom townhouses from $2,290,000

Delivered by Skelton and designed by innovative architecture practice ADDARC, Avenue engages with Japanese-influenced charred timber and production-grade zinc to create a moody and modern home. The development features a lush private garden designed by renowned Jack Merlo.

5. Verre, Preston
Address: 296 Plenty Road, Preston VIC 3072
Three bedroom residences from $815,000

Located in Melbourne’s Preston, Verre is the latest offering from Wolf&Lamb. The Chamberlain Architects designed residences feature rooftop terrace offering a space to host friends or relax against the balcony.

6. Parkhill Apartments, West Melbourne
Address: 408 Spencer Street, West Melbourne VIC 3003
Two bedroom residences from $619,000

Central Equity's latest development, Parkhill Apartments features both a rooftop gym and relaxing rooftop garden, complete with BBQs and outdoor seating, with views of the Melbourne skyline.

7. K1 Residences, Melbourne
Address: 1 Union Street, Melbourne VIC 3004
Four bedroom residences from $2,590,000

Setting a new benchmark for luxury residences in Victoria, K1 Residences offers buyers the chance to secure a bespoke, whole-floor residence with panoramic views.

8. Hurstmon, Malvern East
Address: 3 Hurstmon Street, Malvern East VIC 3145
Two-bedroom apartments from $795,000

Landreams Hurstmon, designed by Telha Clarke, is a 39 residence development surrounded by stately trees and lush, established gardens.

9. Folia, Doncaster
Address: 59 Stables Circuit, Doncaster VIC 3108
Two-bedroom apartments from $580,000

Located within Mirvac’s masterplanned community, Tullamore, Folia provides over 100 apartments with idyllic parks and gardens.

10. Sky Garden, Glen Waverley
Address: 227 Springvale Road, Glen Waverley VIC 3150
Two-bedroom apartments from $668,000

Developed by Golden Age, Sky Garden is the latest mixed-use development in Melbourne’s Glen Waverley. Its features include a sky garden, private cinema, gym, heated lap pool and private library.

11. Hawthorn Park, Hawthorn East
Address: 33 Camberwell road, Hawthorn East VIC 3123
Two-bedroom apartment from $670,000

Behind the five buildings that make up Hawthorn Park are hidden garden vistas and abundant green space for dining outside.

12. Awaken, Brighton
Address: 30-32 Roding Street, Brighton VIC 3186
Two-bedroom apartments from $1,150,000

Delivered by SKELTLON, the collection of 13 townhomes, designed by celebrated Melbourne architect, Travis Walton, feature spacious outdoor courtyards with plenty of space for alfresco dining.

13. The Fabric, Altona North
Address: 188-198 Blackshaws Road, Altona North VIC 3025
Two-bedroom apartment from $695,000

Mirvac’s The Fabric delivers a vibrant masterplanned community with an emphasis on green spaces. The future Patchwork Park, designed for all ages, will be right outside your doorstep.

14. Tullamore Homes, Doncaster
Address: 11 Heritage Boulevard, Doncaster VIC 3108
Four-bedroom townhomes from $1,450,000

Sharing the same space as Folia, mentioned earlier, Tullamore Homes benefits from the vast open space in a masterplanned community, accounting for more than 20 per cent of the estate.

15. Sixth Avenue, Chelsea Heights
Address: 15 Sixth Avenue, Chelsea Heights VIC 3196
Two-bedroom townhouses from $599,000

Realise exceptional coastal living at Aultun Group's Sixth Avenue in sought-after Chelsea Heights, home to an endless array of retail, dining and recreational amenities as well as two-storey designs and expansive private courtyards.

16. Melbourne Square, Southbank
Address: 93-119 Kavanagh Street, Southbank VIC 3006
Two bedroom residences from $642,000

OSK Property have recently launched a brand new boutique collection of homes at Melbourne Square. Amenities include a full-line Woolworths and other shops as well as resort-style facilities including pools, sauna, spa, gymnasium and a yoga room.

Jordan Fidler

Jordan Fidler

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