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Construction of the European-inspired one, two, and three-bedroom apartments, townhouses, and penthouses at Argyle SQ Carlton is now underway.
LU Simon is the build team delivering Argyle SQ. They have won all three Residential Construction categories at the 2021 Australian Institute of Building Victorian Professional Excellence awards and best overall for Victorian Building Professional of the Year. LU Simon also made a clean sweep at the National Awards and won National Building Professional of the Year.
East Melbourne-based METIER3 Architects have designed Argyle SQ – a landmark new address in one of Melbourne’s most culturally rich locales.
A bounty of heritage buildings and parks surround this stunning new development, meaning the spectacular views that each apartment captures will never be built out.
Home to Melbourne’s cherished Carlton Gardens, it is no surprise Carlton is one of Melbourne’s most sought after and liveable inner suburbs. The area boasts a walk score of 99, an impeccable transit score of 100 for cyclists, and easy accessibility to local tram and bus services to and from the CBD and suburbs.
Argyle SQ is in the heart of this leafy setting, in Melbourne’s educational and cultural epicentre.
Living at Argyle SQ, you will be a short saunter from The University of Melbourne, RMIT University, and the city’s iconic State Library. Carlton Gardens Primary School, University High School, and Monash University Parkville campus are also close.
Green spaces are plentiful throughout Carlton. You’ll often see friends conversing over picnic blankets with delicious spreads throughout the suburb’s beautiful green spaces.
With environmentally sustainable design and architecture inspired by the local environment, Argyle SQ positively contributes to Carlton.
Carlton is the ideal place for a night out with sensational food and wine or a mid-morning brunch with quality coffee. You’re amongst Melbourne’s finest in Carlton.
Heritage streets throughout the local area, such as the beautiful Rathdowne Street, maintain a sense of village-style flair. When in Carlton, you at times forget just how conveniently close the Melbourne CBD is.
Of course, Carlton is most famous for Lygon Street, with the fabulous Brunetti Classico, Tiamo, DOC Pizza, King and Godfree, Pidapipo Gelateria, and University Café all dotted along it. Cinema Nova is a must-visit on this popular promenade, with discounted tickets each Monday night. The Melbourne Museum with the IMAX Melbourne cinema is another nearby option for film buffs.
Locals wanting to visit some of the vibrant neighbouring suburbs can head over to the dynamic Nicholson and Brunswick streets in Fitzroy. The iconic Rose Street Artists’ Market features here.
From Argyle SQ you can start your own Carlton story, be it defined by good food, coffee, cultural experiences, education, or fun for the whole family.
Considering the Melbourne CBD is only five minutes away, the uninterrupted, green views you will experience at Argyle SQ are seriously impressive. The majority of these views are one of a kind and won’t be replicable in future residential builds throughout the area.
It is not only the romantic Carlton Gardens that creates this luscious atmosphere; Argyle Square, Lincoln Square, and the upgraded University Square park are also close.
Lincoln Square boasts a highly imaginative new children’s playground, and University Square is within the soon-to-be-finished Parkville Station precinct that will feature 3,500 sqm of new public space through the reconfiguration of road spaces.
Argyle SQ residences blur the boundary between inside and outside, welcoming a bounty of light via soaring double-glazed windows that turn the surrounding landscape into an everyday feature of your home.
Your lifestyle will not only be enriched by cultural brilliance at Argyle SQ; it will be made easy with an abundance of local conveniences.
Lygon Court is a short stroll from Argyle SQ. Here, you’ll find all your daily essentials, such as a news agency, a GP clinic, a suite of retail options, and a Woolworths supermarket.
The Carlton Gardens Tennis Club is close if you’re wanting to jump into an active lifestyle, and if you sustain and injury or illness, the St Vincent’s and Royal Melbourne Hospitals are conveniently nearby.
The local Queen Victoria Market will be your go-to for fresh produce, and if you have a fluffy loved one, Lort Smith will be your local vet.
Construction of the extraordinary Argyle SQ is now underway, and apartments are available to purchase in a not-to-be-missed opportunity.
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