A rare penthouse offering of unique heritage value in the heart of the city, this fully renovated, character-rich 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment cleverly combines the classical with the contemporary in a true position of privilege. Surrounded by laneway cafes, restaurants, theatres, and boutique shopping choices, this top-floor temptation truly stands out from the crowd!
Superbly set under soaring ceilings in the tightly held Excelsior building (circa 1939), this jewel in the crown freely flows over 3 split levels with an intimate rooftop terrace setting the initial tone beyond entry. The palatial main bedroom is staged nearby, boasting a stylish ensuite with a stone-topped vanity, walk-in robes, and private balcony access. Head upstairs where far-reaching, open-plan living and dining pivots a stone-topped Fisher and Paykel kitchen with an inviting island bench. Drenched in natural light, row upon row of ultra-stylish bi-fold doors reveal a north-facing wraparound balcony, making for memorable entertaining opportunities in a coveted corner position with stunning city views for the taking. Simply stunning day or night, this privileged perch will be used all year round. Enjoying city aspects from every room, the remaining pair of robed bedrooms are also oversized, serviced by a gleaming bathroom.
Freshly painted, the list of special features includes split-system heating and cooling units in every room, study alcove, separate WC, concealed laundry, roller blinds, a fully wired audio system throughout, secure alarm, integrated storage solutions, timber flooring, intercom and lift access.
Architect-designed by Cedric H Ballantyne, the man responsible for the treasured Regent Theatre, the Excelsior is an iconic and distinctive piece of Melbournes history with just 41 residences in the building. Families, downsizers and investors will appreciate the value, and the property offers a singular pied-a-tierre for out-of-towners. Also addressed as 900/390 Little Collins Street, inspect with certainty!
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