June 16, 2012

Life at the top

Have a spare $15 million?

If you do then you're spoilt for choice with Sydney's top three penthouses back on the market, promising everything from huge floor spaces to great harbour views.

But if your budget doesn't quite stretch that far, don't despair. There's an array of other penthouses to be bought - off the plan or just completed - as well as a few old classics.

''There's a lot of choice around at the moment, so the penthouse market is challenging,'' says...


March 12, 2012

Tower of Strength

One of this week's most interesting apartment listings is the long-held city residence of former grocery magnate John David and his wife, Patti.

For sale by expressions of interest at more than $9 million through Ken Jacobs of Christie's in conjunction with Vanguarde Estate Agents, the 580-square-metre apartment is on the 26th level of Observatory Tower, a landmark residential high-rise in Kent Street at the southern end of the Harbour Bridge.

With luxuriously appointed interiors by leading designer Thomas Hamel, the vast apartment has three bedrooms,...


July 30, 2011

Barangaroo property boom

RESEARCH SHOWS homes around the $6 billion Barangaroo Harbour development have defied city-wide trends to record a 25 per cent increase in sales prices.

Apartments around the development, which includes a headland park and extension of the CBD, cost up to $15,000 per square metre.

Since the project was announced during the GFC, they have risen in value with the median price of units in Millers Point topping $1 million in the 2011 March quarter - up from $790,000 in late...


March 16, 2011

Sydney 2603 ‘Observatory Tower’ 168 Kent Street

A regal sub penthouse in the CBD’s most exclusive private addresses, this spectacular home ranks as one of the finest opportunities to secure a prime position above one of sydney’s most prestigious apartment buildings. The height of elegance and refinement, spanning over 200m² of pure luxury with no expense spared.

Inspect By appointment
Agent Vanguarde Estate Agents & Ken Jacobs Christies Great Estates
Tim Breckell 0411 731 133 & Darren Curtis 0406 761 840
For Sale Private Treaty
Price Guide $3,200,000