Eighty Eight is Melbourne’s best kept secret in Travancore

Market Insights
3 years ago
2 minutes

Situated less than 5km from the Melbourne CBD, Eighty Eight is a hidden gem in vibrant Travancore.

Now is the right time to buy at Eighty Eight, as for a limited time buyers will get to take advantage of the Castran Gilbert $25,000 Grant – available to eligible purchasers.


Nestled between Ascot Vale and Parkville, this contemporary, stylish collection of residences is perfect for those hoping to embrace an amenity-rich inner-city lifestyle. The striking geometric facade at Eighty Eight effortlessly enhances the Mt Alexander Road streetscape, while setting the atmosphere for what to inspect as you walk through the door into the impeccably designed interior spaces. 

Flexible, open-plan floorplans perfectly showcase the stunning interior design by Allison Pye, with lavishly appointed kitchens featuring Carrara marble benchtops and splashbacks, French oak cabinetry, Fisher & Paykel fridges and dishwashers, Astra Walker tapware and Ilve ovens and cooktops. Cooking for family and friends will be an absolute dream in your spacious kitchen and dining spaces, with natural light that elevates the ambiance and creates a sense of relaxation and comfort.


This tranquil atmosphere is further enhanced as you enter the artfully curated living areas, with French oak flooring that exudes quality and sophistication. The expert design team behind Eighty Eight have achieved a flawless balance between form and function, style and liveability, as every aspect of each residence at Eighty Eight – Mt Alexander Road has been thoughtfully designed.

Generously proportioned balconies encourage residents to welcome the outside in, while contributing to the eye-catching design of the building. The choice to recess the balconies enriches the ability to enjoy indoor/outdoor living, while simultaneously articulating a classic, contemporary design of natural materials of timber, concrete and glazing.

Eighty Eight is perfect for first home buyers and young professionals looking for a high-quality, stylish home within close proximity to the CBD. Thanks to the well-connected location surrounded by a number of public transport options and Melbourne’s key motorways, Travancore will continue to be an extremely sought-after inner-suburb, ensuring a purchase at Eighty Eight is an intelligent and secure investment. 

Despite the project only recently launching, a number of savvy owner-occupiers have already purchased their dream home at Eighty Eight, and interest remains high. 


"The apartments have resonated with owner-occupiers because of their flexible floor plans and premium inclusions. It is rare to find a development of this calibre at such an affordable price point," says Sales Director Mark Forytarz. 

Construction has commenced, and move-in dates are scheduled for June 2021, making now the perfect time to enquire. 

To find out how you can purchase one of the impeccably designed residences at Eighty Eight and make the most of the Castran Gilbert $25,000 grant, click here.