Pet friendly palaces: Four Melbourne apartments perfect for pets

Cats, dogs, birds and even fish, for many of us they are our closest companions, however, under some strata's rules pets are not allowed but there are always those that welcome pets with open arms

Pet friendly palaces: Four Melbourne apartments perfect for pets
Pet friendly palaces: Four Melbourne apartments perfect for pets

Cats, dogs, birds and even fish, for many of us they are our closest companions, however, under some strata's rules pets are not allowed.

However, new laws have been introduced to make it easier than ever to include pets in your apartment.

But beyond that, there are developments that welcome pets with open arms and even facilitate pet living and lifestyles.

Here are 4 incredible Melbourne apartments which welcome your pets:

1. Voyager, Docklands
Address: 103 South Wharf Drive, Docklands VIC 3008
Two-bedroom apartments from $706,500

Voyager, a chic residential tower delivered by Mirvac, is a new development set within the master-planned Yarra’s Edge precinct.

The harbourside precinct, set to be home to over 3,000 people, boasts over 1,000 sqm of fine dining and retail, a state-of-the-art wellness centre, parklands and marina berths.

Voyager boasts an abundance of premium amenities, designed for residents and their guests to entertain or retreat. The residence’s waterfront location offers sensation views of the Melbourne CBD.

The 315 contemporary apartments contain versatile floor plans available to suit any lifestyle or companion!

2. Folia, Doncaster
Address: 59 Stables Circuit, Doncaster VIC 3108
One-bedroom apartments from $400,000

Situated on Doncaster Road, Folia forms part of Mirvac’s larger master-planned community, Tullamore.

Achieving the highest environmental certification in Australia, the development has achieved a six-leaf EnviroDevelopment accreditation, thanks to its many sustainable features.

These include a 70kWh solar panel array, renewable energy and battery storage and the possibility of including a Tesla Powerwall II battery within each residence. 

The broader development site also boasts 20 per cent of open, green space, so there's plenty of space to play with your furry companions

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

Sky Garden, the latest development by the diversified property group Golden Age, spans three towers across the new and improved The Glen shopping centre in Melbourne's Glen Waverley.

Famed architecture firm Rothelowman designed the three apartment buildings, soaring 12, 13 and 20 levels and homing 555 one, two and three-bedroom apartments,

The apartment development is part of the $430 million Glen redevelopment which completed construction in December 2020.

Sky Garden features over 4,000 square metres of internal and external facilities with one of the most impressive features unsurprisingly being the garden in the sky.

The Sky Garden has sun lounges, a bar and kitchen for entertaining, a kids playground, veggie gardens, large lawns with water features and private dining and seating sanctuaries to unwind. The Sky Garden is located above the podium levels linking each tower.

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

For a truly exclusive pet palace, there is K1 Residences, delivered by the rapidly growing Optimus Developments, it is made up of 13 whole floors, four-bedroom apartments with gun-barrel views across Albert Park.

With architecture by award-winning DE atelier Architect, design details include spacious garden balconies, floor-to-ceiling windows doors and oversized bathrooms.

Interior design is from Bergman and Co, while landscape architects Aspect Studios handled K1’s gardens, a defining element of the building. Plus with Albert Park just across the road, it's a short walk for some fresh air with your pets.

The 175 sqm apartments come in a variety of four-bedroom configurations which is attractive for the downsizer market who are taking advantage of the soaring housing market by cashing in.

There are a number of curved balconies in each apartment which make for a striking facade.

Jordan Fidler

Jordan Fidler

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

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