The allure of Melbourne’s Illoura House

Market Insights
5 years ago
3 minutes

Marrying designer interiors, exceptional connectivity and close proximity to Melbourne’s best parkland, Woodlink’s residential project, Illoura House, is St Kilda Road’s most sought-after new apartment development.

Taking up its proud position on the iconic Melbourne boulevard, Illoura House is destined to become a landmark architectural statement, bridging the leafy inner-city suburbs of the south and the cultural and business hubs to the north.article-image

“The project’s position on the ever-evolving St Kilda Road boulevard will see it surrounded by some of Melbourne’s most prominent gardens – the Royal Botanic Gardens, Fawkner Park and Albert Park – as well as the Melbourne Arts Precinct, including the National Gallery of Victoria and Hamer Hall,” commented Woodlink’s Antonio Tarros.

Connectivity presents itself in the extensive road and tram networks situated immediately outside the building, as well as in the new Anzac Metro Tunnel Station, coming soon to the area.

Conceived by detail-driven developers, Woodlink, and designed by renowned architecture studio, Bates Smart, Illoura House has been carefully composed to deliver serenity and space in each apartment. In total, the development comprises 163 premium apartments, starting from level 6 and rising skywards to level 17.article-image

Situated on a prominent corner along St Kilda Road, Illoura House will boast a robust façade and distinctive identity. These apartments will capture stunning views of the city and surrounding gardens, as well as to Southbank, Albert Park, Port Philip Bay and beyond.

Sharing the prestigious address, on the building’s eight-level podium, will be Australia’s first ever five-star Marriott Executive Apartments hotel. This will consist of 173 serviced apartments, which promise to inject a sense of enduring glamour into 424 St Kilda Road.

llloura House appeals to both downsizers looking for a more centrally located home that delivers all the space and freedom of the suburbs, and those looking to upgrade from their current apartment to enhance their lifestyle. With one, two and three bedroom apartments available, the incredible offering is suited to a range of buyers seeking an enviable new home and lifestyle.article-image

One bedroom apartments with carpark start from $660,000, two bedrooms with two bathrooms and one carpark start from $789,000, and three bedrooms with three bathrooms and two car parks start from $1,790,000.

All of the apartments have been crafted to the highest specifications and are designed to exude sophistication for the owner occupier’s indulgent enjoyment. A soft, neutral palette meets dazzling metallic finishes to lend the interior spaces a modern sense of refined opulence that is primed for contemporary living.


Sophisticated features and finishes include high ceilings, warm timber floors and textured wool carpets. The entertainer’s kitchens include marble splashbacks, premium appliances and timber veneer joinery. The bathrooms boast free-standing baths, illuminated mirrors and feature tiling.

Beyond the exclusive interior design, Illoura House offers a suite of lifestyle benefits that are distinctly luxurious. From the grand entry hall to the tranquil, manicured gardens that sit at the heart of the building, every element is a reminder of Bates Smart’s architectural genius.


Illoura House boasts an exclusive rooftop terrace including an outdoor dining area with cooking facilities, as well as a swimming pool, gymnasium, sauna, and spa on the ground floor. Illoura House also offers residents an exclusive lounge and private indoor dining room, concierge services, and effortless access to 840 square metres of retail at ground level.

Illoura House is expected to be complete by mid-2021.

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