Discover the top 9 new apartments and townhomes in Essendon and its surrounding suburbs

Urban takes a look at the top nine new apartments and townhomes in Essendon and its surrounding suburbs
Anthem, Essendon. Image: Supplied
Max KwokJune 3, 20210 min read

Community-focused and friendly, Essendon’s leafy streets are home to some of Melbourne’s most prestigious real estate.

Ready to meet the needs of all buyers and family members, the gleeful domain boasts an endless number of cafes, restaurants and grand old parks.

The majestic Maribyrnong features bike tracks, picnic spots and preened parklands that will connect you to nature.

Very well-serviced by public transport, Essendon offers painless commuting to the CBD, and Flemington Racecourse, with shopping and Melbourne Airport within easy reach.

Urban takes a look at the top nine new apartments and townhomes in Essendon and its surrounding suburbs.

1. Anthem
Address: 1 O’Shannassy Street, Essendon VIC 3040
Two-bedroom apartments from $657,500

Delivered by Blue Earth Group, Anthem creates an inclusive precinct in the Moonee Valley’s largest suburb, Essendon.

Comprising one, two and three-bedroom apartments, the project boasts rich layered experiences, with residents’ facilities including private dining, central gardens, an arcade, golf simulator and co-working lounge.

The building, designed by CHT Architects, is set to include a world-class health and fitness centre with gym, sauna, steam room, yoga studio and salon.

Each oversized residence is styled by Sora Interior Design and features stylish linear details, and a kitchen designed by Adam D’Sylva, part-owner and head chef of two of Melbourne’s hottest restaurants, Tonka and Coda.

2. Tekna
Address: 23-25 Russell Street, Essendon VIC 3040
Two-bedroom apartments from $510,000

Nerton’s 30-residence building, Tekna, delivers one, and two-bedroom residneces in the epicentre of Essendon.

The contemporary building features an articulated façade influenced by the home’s dynamic surrounds and made to complement Russel Street’s existing streetscape.

Designed by Fenton Design Group, the property features open-plan living areas, neutral yet warm colour palettes and an outdoor terrace.

Kitchens feature stone benchtops, European appliances and pendant lighting, while bathrooms boasts a minimalist, bright and lively space.

3. Glass Street
Address: 116 Glass Street, Essendon VIC 3040
Three-bedroom apartments from $1,200,000

Glass St boasts a selection of luxury terrace homes in three and four-bedroom configurations, delivered by Empire Projects.

Designed by ClarkeHopkinsClarke, the 18 stunning residences feature generous floorplans, crafted details and modern façades.

“Glass St is defined by timeless luxury and celebrates the very best of Essendon”, the project marketing reads.

Each generous dwelling showcases open and practical floorplans, incorporating luxury and distinctive attention to detail as well as smart technology.

4. The Lincoln Collection
Address: 8-10 Lincoln Road, Essendon VIC 3040
Two-bedroom townhomes from $850,000

The Lincoln Collection features just 14 limited edition townhomes in two, three and four-bedroom configurations in Melbourne’s inner-city suburbia.

Delivered by leading local developer Branson Group, the home includes extensive storage, landscaped gardens and smart home technology.

The development, designed by DKO Architecture, features timeless appeal with versatile floorplans and exceptional spaces.

A warm, natural palette features timber floors and bespoke joinery, while natural light provides a connection to the outdoors.

5. The Brass Edition
Address: 144 Pascoe Vale Road, Moonee Ponds VIC 3039
Two-bedroom apartments from $650,000

The Brass Edition residences offer a series of 22 meticulously crafted homes in two and three-bedroom configurations that challenge the boundaries of modern design.

Taking cues from its refined industrial heritage, the Brass Edition presents a series of transitions from the street and into the building with the use of reclaimed brick, concrete and bronze cladding.

Designed by ClarkeHopkinsClarke, each apartment offers living areas with abundant natural light, floor-to-ceiling windows and large balconies with climbing greenery.

6. 9 Shuter Street
Address: 3-9 Shuter Street, Moonee Ponds VIC 3039
Three-bedroom apartments from $1,500,000

Developed by CDG, 9 Shuter Street boasts 67 apartments over eight levels in the booming inner-north-west suburb of Moonee Ponds.

The building, designed by Jackson Clements Burrows, features a contemporary façade, parquetry flooring and high-quality finishes.

Residents can access exclusive resident’s areas, including a lounge, private wine cellars and a library space.   

7. Penny Lane
Address: 17-19 Puckle Street, Moonee Ponds VIC 3039
Two-bedroom apartments subject to availability

Penny Lane is the latest addition to Moonee Ponds from developers Giancorp Property Group.

The residence comprises over 150 one, two and three-bedroom residences, with premium finishes, expansive spaces and intelligent design.

Designed by ClarkeHopkinsClarke, Penny Lane features energy-efficient lighting, rainwater harvesting and 15kW renewable energy.

Among its amenities include a level three podium garden, gym, private lounge, terrace and residents’ dining.

8. Moonee Valley Park
Address: 2b McPherson Street, Moonee Ponds VIC 3039
Two-bedroom townhouses from $645,000

Mooney Valley Park boasts a collection of 36 townhomes in two, three and four-bedroom configurations.

Delivered by Hamton, the development features landscaped front gardens, underground car parking or private garages, and large entertainer’s kitchens.

Each Rothelowman-designed home features striking façades, inspired by the historic Victorian terrace.

A Wellness Sanctuary, gym and sky pool with city and racetrack views can be accessed by residents who take up the optional wellness membership.

9. Dublin
Address: 80 Bulla Road, Strathmore VIC 3041
Two-bedroom apartments from $599,000

Comprising 21 residences spread across four floors, Dublin is poised to make a statement in the suburb of Strathmore.

Designed by Design Worx Architects, the low-rise building draws on natural materials to create a unique façade with sleek bold lines.

The kitchens feature premium fixtures, 2pac joinery, stone benchtops and Miele appliances.

Expansive private balconies and terraces offer ample space for entertaining family and friends while overlooking breathtaking views of the city.

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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