There is a unique coastal charm to this relaxed bayside village, conveniently located just 5km from the CBD. The opportunity to escape home to Port Melbourne and stroll on the beach brings a sense of freedom few are lucky enough to enjoy everyday.
Bay Street is but a five minute walk from your front door and it is there you will discover an abundance of quality cafés, gastro-pubs and restaurants, designer fashion and homeware boutiques, culminating in what can only be described as an enviable lifestyle.
Choose to spend your weekends unwinding on the waterfront, cycling the picturesque sea side bay trail, lazing on the beach whilst losing yourself in a good book, breathing in the clean sea air, or simply enjoying a slow breakfast at one of Port Melbourne's many well known cafés.
Port Melbourne enjoys the best of both worlds, seaside proximity, alongside world class Melbourne city amenities. Perhaps it's time to make that sea change...
The Standard is a bold and contemporary architectural expression representing a re-energised Port Melbourne. The external material palette combines the elegant simplicity of concrete, metal cladding and glass contrasted with earthy highlights to create a complimentary urban character.
Designed as a series of three storey townhouses, the street interface features distinctive solid 2 storey elements with the third floor expressed in contemporary metal cladding. The alongside apartment building provides taller structural expression of the architectural form.
Punched windows and openings, referencing the urban warehouse nature of the area have been rescaled to evoke a residential sense of address and secluded entry to each dwelling.
The Standard, astutely designed by JAM Architects, is a truly exclusive, boutique development offering just seventeen three bedroom townhouses, nine two bedroom apartments and six one bedroom apartments.
Each distinctive residence has been cleverly designed to provide an abundance of natural light. Spacious open plan living areas connect to the outdoors with generous balconies, whilst maintaining privacy for residents.
Floor to ceiling glass, timber flooring and a warm, contemporary interiors palette create a light, fresh space with a sense of understated opulence.
Light or Dark colour schemes are available across both townhouses and apartments.
Owners have the choice of either a light or dark finish for their engineered timber floorboards, kitchen and bathroom cabinetry, and benchtops.
In the apartments, benchtops are a reconstituted stone finish, while in the townhouses, benchtops are comprised of natural stone, with an adjoining timber veneer benchtop table for casual dining. Both townhouses and apartments have premium carpets in all bedrooms, with an upgrade available for a more luxurious wool option.
Timeless bathrooms designs across both apartments and townhouses incorporate porcelain tiles to the walls and floor, with white gloss mosaic feature tiling visible through the open shelving, and led lighting concealed within mirrored cabinets.
Both apartments and townhouses feature bathroom and laundry fixtures from the renowned Rogerseller range of premium products. Select townhouses also feature freestanding baths.
Kitchens in the apartments feature Smeg appliances, while the three storey townhouses feature a chef's kitchen, complete with the much coveted Gaggenau oven, cooktop and dishwasher.
These beautifully crafted residences are premium in every aspect and designed for today's contemporary living.
Port Melbourne is home to many of Melbourne's best kept secrets. Exceptional Cafés abound, and for the coffee connoisseurs, Hurricane Harry and The Station Street Trading Co. are both conveniently located nearby.
Bragging a multitude of praise worthy dining options, you can not go past a lunch with an ocean view - Café Lafayette on the waterfront offers exactly this as well as a diverse Asian inspired menu to suit all palettes.
Start your evening sampling one of the 600 wines on offer at Harry & Frankie and follow it by a tapas style meal set in the stunning heritage surrounds at Corte. Your week nights and weekends need never be dull again!
For a more casual dining experience, the renowned Railway Club Hotel is just around the corner on Raglan Street and the local word has it pegged as the pick of the bunch for a hearty, perfectly cooked Tasmanian Cape Grim steak.
If shopping is your speciality, then Bay Street has it all. Whether it be high end fashion from Laine Boutique, or eclectic homewares from Mr White, retail therapy is never too far away.
Balancing these urban rituals with clean, green open spaces, you can pursue your recreational activities in Turner reserve which runs alongside Evans Street and Murphey Reserve – merely a ten minute stroll for you and the pooch.
Educational facilities for all ages are in close proximity, as well as medical centres with Port Melbourne Medical situated close by on Bay Street.
The Standard is supremely and conveniently serviced by Public Transport with the 109 Tram running from North Port Stop 127, two minutes from your front door, and bus route 235 just across the road.
The Standard offers a rare opportunity to intimately experience the highly sought after advantages of relaxed Bayside living coupled with unparalleled city access. Nothing standard about that!
People have always been drawn to Port Melbourne's unique lifestyle and authentic culture. This popularity coupled with its close proximity to the city makes Port Melbourne an attractive investment on all fronts.
Over the past five years, Port Melbourne has experienced solid growth in the median sales price for houses with an annual growth of 9.8%*. Rental demand is also high with the median weekly rent at $670* per week.
Much like a blue-chip share, Port Melbourne has always been a stable and solidly performing suburb.
With the constant demand for properties of a high calibre in the area, and with the knowledge that The Standard has been designed and built by a team with a proven track record in premium developments, you can rest assured your investment is solid and life long.
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