The ultimate guide to Melbourne Square: 93-119 Kavanagh Street, Southbank

Located in the inner-city area of Southbank the newly completed Melbourne Square, spans an entire inner-city block and stands at a height of 226 metres.

The ultimate guide to Melbourne Square: 93-119 Kavanagh Street, Southbank
Melbourne Square in the Melbourne CBD. Image supplied

OSK Property developed the precinct and won two Asia Pacific Property Awards in 2020 for the best mixed-use development and the best residential high-rise architecture. 

Melbourne Square will deliver 1054 premium apartments with seven unique floor plans, exceptional private amenities, lush rooftop gardens and an expansive 3,700sqm park featuring Australian native, exotic and sub-tropical plants. The precinct provides an abundance of lifestyle amenities, including bars, a childcare centre, a Hilton Hotel, restaurants, retail stores, and a two-level supermarket.

Melbourne Square’s one-bedroom apartments are selling for $487,000, with residents to enjoy breathtaking views, exceptional architecture and interior design, some of the city’s best amenities and the best of Melbourne’s CBD and Southbank to explore. What more could you ask for?

A Look at the Design of Melbourne Square’s Residences

Melbourne Square was architecturally designed by international award-winner COX Architecture and was influenced by the cultural heritage, greenery and grandeur of the city. Sue Carr’s team designed the interior of the residences and was inspired by the building's architectural form and its garden landscapes. Both designers collaborated to help create intelligent spacious apartments that showcase spectacular views of the city. 

As a part of the Life & Style edition curated by Coco Republic, Melbourne Square apartments include four fresh and unique design themes including; The Bondi with coastal decor, The Manhattan with mature dark aesthetics, The Paris flaunting everlasting luxury and The Soho with an industrial chic theme.

All Kitchens feature an opulent marble block island with Kohler tapware and state-of-the-art Miele appliances creating a luxurious space to prepare meals and a secondary area to dine at. Bathrooms come with dual vanities equipped with modern tapware, generous spaces for storage, large mirrored cabinets and a semi-frameless shower. 

All bedrooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows with homes positioned to enjoy natural light and the breathtaking views of the city, an integrated heating and cooling system, and spacious wardrobes. Master suites include automated block-out blinds that extend and retract with the flick of a switch. Plus, if you need the flexibility to work from home, custom-made study nooks are available and walk-in wardrobes will give you plenty of room to store all of your clothing items.

The ultimate guide to Melbourne Square: 93-119 Kavanagh Street, Southbank

Melbourne Square’s penthouses known as ‘The Couture Series’ feature luxurious residences with either 3 to 5 bedrooms and the unique opportunity to personalise its interior in collaboration with iconic firms including Carr Design, Cox Architects and HUB Furniture. Currently, new purchases of selected two and three bedroom apartments can secure you a Life & Style package worth $30,000, which includes stunning Coco Republic furniture, integrated wellness technology by Delos that controls air and water quality and smart lighting, Samsung white goods and a voucher to The Plant Society.

What Amenities Does Melbourne Square Offer?

Melbourne Square has two levels entirely dedicated to relaxation, which are filled with luxurious resort-style amenities, these are level 54 also known as The Skye Club and level 8 known as The Podium.

The ultimate guide to Melbourne Square: 93-119 Kavanagh Street, Southbank

The Skye Club provides residents with a breathtaking panoramic outlook of the Melbourne city skyline and boasts a 25 metre indoor pool with a spa. The Skye Club also features a gym, a premium lounge bar, a series of private meeting and dining rooms with catering kitchens and a games room too. The Skye Club is exclusive and is only accessible to residents who live on the 54th level or above.

The Podium spreads across two full floors of both towers and is highlighted by a rooftop garden with a sub-tropical theme. The Podium offers a demonstration kitchen, a lounge bar and three private dining rooms that can be reserved. Residents will be entertained by the cinema and games room and will thoroughly enjoy the golfing simulator and the music room. To relax residents can enjoy an expansive outdoor pool equipped with sun lounges, a gym, two saunas, and yoga studio. The Podium provides a peaceful atmosphere that all residents can access and enjoy.  

The ultimate guide to Melbourne Square: 93-119 Kavanagh Street, Southbank

Melbourne Square also offers residents personal care options including a car service that can drive you anywhere in Melbourne, housekeeping available to take care of your laundry needs, a welcome desk with a concierge and private spaces can be reserved to host functions.

For families, the Nido Early School offers premium early childhood education for children aged 6 weeks to school age, ensuring parents that all children will be well taken care of. 

The grounds of Melbourne Square offer recreation and regeneration and include a lush 3,700 square metre park where residents can have a picnic or relax in the shade. The grounds also feature a collection of pocket gardens, a tree-lined boulevard, water features and walkways.  

The ultimate guide to Melbourne Square: 93-119 Kavanagh Street, Southbank

Melbourne Square’s Retail Offerings

Melbourne Square’s collection of retailers were chosen to build on to the already impressive and established dining scene in Melbourne’s CBD and surrounding Southbank area. 

Melbourne Square accommodates Southbank’s first major full-line supermarket and the first double-storey Woolworths’ in the state of Victoria. Whilst picking up the groceries at Woolies shoppers can also stock up their cellars at the BWS Bottle Shop.

The ultimate guide to Melbourne Square: 93-119 Kavanagh Street, Southbank

The Melbourne Square precinct incorporates a coffee shop named the Espresso Bar which overlooks Melbourne Squares park and serves premium baked goods and barista made coffee. The precinct also includes four unique and buzzing restaurants including; Pizza Pantelleria an Sicilian pizzeria, Theo’s Fish Bar which serves tasty grilled and fried seafood options, The Golden Bunny by Tho Tho a Vietnamese restaurant and Waku Waku an authentic Japanese eatery.

Melbourne Square’s Commercial Tower

Melbourne Square’s commercial tower offers a lucrative entrepreneurial opportunity for commercial interests because of its unparalleled connection to the Melbourne CBD. The commercial tower has over 38,000 square metres of commercial space available over its 29 floors and features world class end-of-trip facilities in two of the levels. The incentives to establish and grow any business exists at Melbourne Square

The Hilton Hotel 

The renowned accommodation brand Hilton Hotels is also establishing a luxury 600-room hotel at Melbourne Square, offering conference and dining facilities, state of the art accommodation and wellness amenities.

Melbourne Square’s Prime Location

Melbourne Square is situated in the fantastic inner-city suburb of Southbank and is centrally positioned to enjoy the very best of Melbourne living including; the bustling streets of the CBD, the shimmering waters of the Yarra River, the tranquil Royal Botanic Gardens and the waterfront playgrounds of Docklands and St Kilda Beach. 

There is something for everyone to do and see in the beautiful inner-city suburb of Southbank. Art lovers can enjoy the world famous National Gallery of Victoria which is the oldest, biggest and most visited art museum in Australia as well as the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art which displays exhibitions from national and international artists. Performance art enthusiasts will be entertained by the internationally acclaimed Melbourne Recital Centre and Melbourne Arts Centre which is Australia’s largest and busiest performing arts centre with more than 4,000 performances being hosted each year including The Australian Ballet, Opera and the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.

The ultimate guide to Melbourne Square: 93-119 Kavanagh Street, Southbank

Southbank is home to the largest casino complex in the Southern Hemisphere known as the Crown Melbourne, it includes the Crown Towers which is the go-to accommodation option for celebrities with Bill Gates, Beyonce and Jay Z, George Clooney and Elton John, all known to have stayed here. The Crown features a cinema, a spa, Kingpin bowling, Playtime arcade games, several bars and nightclubs, 29 restaurants, multiple luxury clothing stores, as well as hosting concerts and live theatre performances.  

Also found in Southbank is The Eureka Tower, which is Australia’s second tallest building at a height of 975ft which boasts the highest public vantage point for any building in the Southern Hemisphere. 

For residents who are looking to further their career or teach those who are Southbank’s notable institutions include the Victorian Institute for Forensic Medicine which is Australia’s largest multidisciplinary centre for forensic services and the Victorian College of the Arts which offers educational opportunities in Dance, Film, Musical Theatre, Production, Television, Visual Art and Writing.

Melbourne Square’s Construction Process 

Stage One in the construction process of Melbourne Square was completed on May the 26th which included the bottle store and supermarket, the cafe and four restaurants, the childcare centre, the landscaping including the 3,745 square metre park and the east and west residential towers.

The remaining stages of construction are yet to be finalised later this year, with the fully completed site to be home to six towers including the commercial tower, the Hilton Hotel and two more residential towers. 

If you are interested to learn more about the Melbourne Square precinct, you can visit its Urban property listing here.  

Davis Gale

Davis Gale

Davis Gale is a writer and digital content creator at Davis has recently graduated from the University of Canterbury where he specialised in marketing.

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