Seven reasons to secure a new apartment in Preston at Due North

Urban takes a look at seven reasons you should consider securing an apartment at Due North

Seven reasons to secure a new apartment in Preston at Due North
Due North, Preston. Image: Supplied

Located in the hive of Preston, due north is the latest residential offering to hit High Street.

The architecturally designed apartment boasts rooftop living, Melbourne views and spacious apartments.

Urban takes a look at seven reasons you should consider securing an apartment at the project.

1. Located in a vibrant neighbourhood

From its artisanal cafés to trendy breweries, Preston is a cultural, foodie and retail hotspot beloved by Melburnians.

Situated within 20 minutes of the Melbourne CBD, residents at due north can enjoy the diverse choice of restaurants, bars, fashion stores found on High Street.

Preston’s dynamic population helps foster a sense of community and charm, and the suburb is well-serviced by lush parks and convenient transport options.

2. Delivered and designed by Caydon

The 12-storey apartment is delivered and designed by the privately-owned Melbourne developer, Caydon.

The group manages every aspect of its projects from architecture and interior design, sales and development to its settlements team.

With $4 billion in the development pipeline and $2 billion in completed projects, Caydon have established themselves as a trusted Victorian developer.

3. Commissioned artwork by an Australian artist

Seven reasons to secure a new apartment in Preston at Due Northdue north has teamed up with Melbourne born, Brooklyn-based artist and illustrator, Brogola, who is known for large-scale outdoor art and street murals in New York.

Customised exclusively for due north, the artwork will reveal Brolga’s unique characters and bold palette that reflects the heart and soul of this vibrant community.

“The piece that I’ve created for due north is a snapshot of daily life in the Preston area. It contains traces of everyday city life with mixes of nature flowing through it, similar to that area of Melbourne”, Brogola said.

4. Spacious apartments

Offering 107 apartments, due north is thoughtfully designed and inspired by the industrial past of Preston.

The façade features raw brickwork, exposed concrete, custom metalwork and glass.

“Floor-to-ceiling windows flood the apartments in sunlight, while the spacious balconies offer a sense of freedom”, the project marketing reads.

Other features of the apartments include timber flooring, reconstituted stone benchtops and the choice to include additional study or balcony sizes to match your needs.

5. Stunning views and great amenities

due north offers residents the chance to make the most of Northside living, boasting rooftop space, a coworking area in the lobby and three retail spaces.

“There’s been a shift in the way we work, which has been reflected in the spaces we’ve designed for due north”, said Giuditta de Santis, Caydon’s director of architecture and design.

The unique rooftop features a pool, an outdoor gym, yoga space, seating area and entertainment booths with barbeques.

6. Great rental returns

Seven reasons to secure a new apartment in Preston at Due North

Preston is highly sought-after by investors thanks to its affordability, and opportunities for great rental returns.

The Northside suburb offers one of the best rental returns and also the best overall return on investment thanks to strong rental yields.

“Everything is close at hand in this suburb”, the project marketing reads.

With a walk score of 91, residents are within snacking distance of the best bars, cafes and restaurants, and moments away from retail, schools and parks.

7. Sustainable considerations

Caydon is committed to sustainability, with a strong track record in delivering developments that reach a minimum 6.5-star energy rating.

The due north project boasts environmentally conscious features and is designed to decrease your energy consumption; helping you save more on your next power bill.

Features include rooftop solar panels, bike space, increased insulation, rainwater harvesting and high-performance glazing.

Max Kwok

Max Kwok

Max Kwok is a staff contributor at urban.com.au. Based in Sydney, Max has previously worked at Property Observer where he specialised in content creation and editorial research.

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