One of the best kept secrets of city living in Melbourne, NewQuay offers something for everyone. A spectacular waterfront position and stunning city skyline views are obvious attractions, but the convenience and central location cements the appeal of living in this Docklands precinct.
Who lives in NewQuay?
Living in NewQuay appeals to a wide range of residents. The stunning waterfront views and close proximity to Melbourne’s CBD are an enticing combination.
Walking distance to the city and many major national corporate headquarters, makes NewQuay a popular choice for working professionals of all ages. Many medical specialists, tertiary educators and post-graduate students enjoy the close proximity to Melbourne University, RMIT, Royal Melbourne Hospital and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.
A growing number of families are choosing to call NewQuay home, with the new Docklands Primary School to be located in its midst and the prestigious private Haileybury College a short walk away, and added bonus of the expansive Ron Barassi Snr Park - home to the newly formed Docklands Sports Club
. A significant number of empty-nesters and downsizers have also moved into NewQuay, taking advantage of the city lifestyle on offer on either a full-time or part-time basis.
Almost half of NewQuay residents are tenants, who choose to rent in NewQuay not only for the amazing location, but also for the fantastic amenities on offer in the many modern apartment complexes. Hotel-like facilities on site such as pools, gyms, tennis courts, libraries and private dining or entertaining spaces, cement the convenience and appeal of apartment living.
Many visitors choose to stay in NewQuay when visiting Melbourne. They enjoy being amongst the action of the fireworks on New Years Eve and AFL football, soccer, cricket and concerts at Marvel Stadium.
504/2 Glenti Place, Docklands
We recently sold this superb north-facing, light-filled 2-bedroom apartment in Banksia Tower with a sweeping curved balcony overlooking Victoria Harbour and the City skyline.
Image: SOLD - 504/2 Glenti Place
Why live in NewQuay?
Unbeatable, expansive views are on offer throughout NewQuay – enjoy spectacular water views from sunrise to sunset over Melbourne’s CBD skyline and across the NewQuay marina to the Bolte Bridge.
Perfectly positioned, the convenience of living in NewQuay is undeniable. Cars are optional when living here: everything you need is just a short walk, bike ride or free tram ride away. Trams directly connect Melbourne’s CBD to Docklands, with Trains to metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria just moments away at nearby Southern Cross Station. Market Lane at The District has been a very welcome addition, now home to a full-range Woolworths Supermarket & Dan Murphy's. When you need to escape the city, easy freeway access offers a quick getaway. Port Phillip Ferries even offer twice-daily ferry service to and from Portarlington, with a Geelong service starting in December.
Different Home Options
NewQuay offers a mecca of city living options for owner-occupiers, investors and tenants: there are opportunities to secure a townhouse or home, alongside a great selection of fantastic studio, one bedroom, two bedroom and three bedroom apartments and penthouses on offer to buy or rent.
Private & Secure
Relax and enjoy the privacy that modern apartment living offers. Secure apartment complexes also provide the perfect opportunity for part-time city dwellers to ‘lock and leave.’
Capital Growth Potential
A new and emerging city precinct, NewQuay excitingly is still in the process of being established with the construction of new homes, hotels and parks underway, and the District Docklands shopping centre being revamped. The redevelopment of the adjoining suburbs of E-Gate and Arden will only enhance the appeal of this waterfront address.
To find out about more about what is changing in your neighbourhood and how these changes will help enhance the appeal of your property, contact your local apartment experts on 9091 1400.