When you arrive at a place that's just where you want to be, the world looks brand new.
Located next to the Botanic Gardens in the centre of Melbourne's art and entertainment precinct, The Guilfoyle offers an enviable lifestyle with everything at your fingertips. It’s where you can feel truly centred.
Feel Melbourne's pulse from the nerve centre of this living city. The Guilfoyle puts you within reach of countless lifestyle possibilities. It literally takes just minutes to be in a realm of exciting venues.
Melbourne's many internationally acclaimed galleries and recital halls are just around the corner. Walk to the city's famous laneways, cafes, bars, restaurants and nightspots. Crown Casino is a mere hop, skip and a bet. A short amble and you’re at Southbank. And a host of shopping precincts can be found in every direction. When it’s time to slow down, the Botanic Gardens provides the perfect sanctuary. There’s nothing more you could want for in your own backyard.
Styled for a market that appreciates design, The Guilfoyle offers an impressive union of form and function for easy, low-maintenance living. Choose between one and two-bedroom apartments, each with spacious, light-filled interiors and a panoramic view that’s inspiring day or night in any weather.
The Scandinavian-inspired interior schemes are fresh and clean. White lacquer finishes with accents of yellow are complemented with marble-textured grey and white carpets, stone-like tiles and stone bench tops in gleaming white.
The second scheme is high in contrast and uses black lacquer, darker marle textures in the carpets and dark, stone-like floor tiles with ebony stone benchtops. European fixtures and fittings complete the quality Scandinavian approach and luxurious setting. All apartments come with reverse-cycle air conditioning, gas cook-top, electric oven and telephone, Internet and cable outlets. Secure underground parking is available for most apartments and the building also provides secure intercom access.
Designed by SJB Architects, The Guilfoyle offers a surprise around every corner. Sculptured, interlocking forms of the building combine to create an exciting new focal point of this evolving neighbourhood.
The textured lattice of the western façade with its varying depth captures the sunlight in an ever-changing kaleidoscope of colour and pattern. The landscaped terrace and lap pool, located on the podium deck give residents a secluded oasis for recreational activity and a tranquil outlook from upper level apartments. There's also a fully equipped gymnasium and club lounge with kitchenette.
Market conditions in Melbourne are ideal for inner-city residential investment. Melbourne continues to lead Australia's capital cities with the highest growth in property values, rising 18.5% in 2009 compared to the national average of 12.5%*.
A growing population, a significant shortage in housing and a finite amount of inner-city locations all point to solid growth and high returns. The re-development of Southbank has spread down towards Port Phillip Bay taking vacancy rates for rental properties in the area as low as 0.9%, and providing a gross rental yield of nearly 5.5%**.
Buying off the plan at The Guilfoyle represents significant savings in stamp duty as you will only be required to pay duty on the value of the vacant land. It also secures you a place before its impressive built form captures the attention of investors.
* REIV Statistics 2010, ** Smart Investor March 2010
With every new development comes the exciting challenge of creating something beautiful, functional and timeless.
By bringing together the best minds in architecture and interior design, Evolve Development remains at the cutting edge of residential property development.
Established in 2003, Evolve Development is a Melbourne-based company with a clear focus on creating unique living and working spaces. An ability to respond quickly to change, and a clear vision for the future means they consistently deliver exceptional project outcomes.
Their projects are valued in excess of $400 million yet they remain a boutique business. It's so they can focus on producing a quality product and maintain their commitment to excellence and innovation.
For 33 years, SJB has been helping to create unique, high quality residences and apartments in Melbourne and Sydney.
Bringing significant design and astute creative expertise to every project, SJB has built a reputation for responding sensitively to the urban fabric of the locales in which they work. Indeed, a key guiding principle behind SJB’s work is the creation of meaningful spaces that project individuality whilst also fostering a sense of community. Importantly, SJB have a proven commitment to Environmental Sustainable Design.
As a fully integrated arm of SJB Architects, SJB Interiors focus on the innovative use of materials to create refined forms and spaces that are as exciting as they are liveable.
With unwavering attention to detail, SJB Interiors ensure a building's interior design perfectly complements the overall architectural aesthetics.