August 25, 2014

The future of city living. New luxury apartments will come with a unique rooftop garden... and Kris Smith and girlfriend Maddy King are among prospective buyers

1. Potential buyers granted first look at new 53-apartment development The Foveaux in Surry Hills, inner-city Sydney

2. It will be five stories and will boast an impressive 850 sq m rooftop garden overlooking the city

3. Development is at the site of the former Legion Cabs depot on Foveaux Street, which sold last year for $18 million

4. One, two and three-bedroom apartments will sell at starting prices between $780,000 and and $1.75 million

The former Legion Cabs depot made headlines last year when fashion boss Danny Avidan splashed $18 million on the site in Sydney's inner-city Surry Hills.

And now potential buyers have been granted their first look at the new 53-apartment development on Foveaux Street, with the stylish complex having its first open over the weekend.

When it's completed in two years The Foveaux will be five stories and boast an impressive 850 sq m rooftop garden overlooking the city.

CBRE Residential director Caroline Fagerlund said the development had attracted a lot of interest.

'We had our first open and it was very good, we had over 200 groups through on the weekend,' Ms Fagerlund told Daily Mail Australia.

Among prospective buyers is TV host and model Kris Smith and his girlfriend Maddy King, The Daily Telegraph reported.

'We need a new place to live. They look beautiful, I'm excited to see them for real,' Smith told the Telegraph.

'It's a great spot.'

The development will include one, two and three-bedroom apartments that will sell at starting prices of $780,000, $995,000 and $1.75 million respectively. Ms Fagerlund described the design as modern but natural.


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