Construction has begun on the Preston apartment development, Oak on High

By on July 26, 2022 0

Construction has begun on the Preston, Oak on High apartment project.

Developed by M Property, the project is inspired by the heritage of the sites, combined with a modern and futuristic avant-garde design.

‘This is a first-class neighborhood that will enrich, enliven and complement Preston’s existing scene,’ notes developer M Property.

Straddling the outskirts of bustling Preston South and the Thornbury Strip, Oak on High is a curated collection of one, two and three bedroom residences just five miles from the CBD, designed by St Kilda Architects, Artisan.

The light-filled, minimal homes feature spacious, thoughtful floor plans that fit the modern lifestyle, with first-class amenities and finishes, fundamental security, and sustainable design accentuating this amenity-rich and enviable neighborhood development.

The lower oak levels combine tactile metals and gray tone bricks that reflect Preston’s industrial past.

In contrast, the upper levels are lighter, with a modern materiality that blends not only the two distinct sections of the facade, but the residential past and future of the surrounding area.

Spread over eight floors, Oak on High will comprise 62 apartments, each adjoining a spacious balcony, which provides light and cross-flow ventilation, while acting as an extension of the home.

Crowning Oak will be the residential amenity area, with a dining area, kitchen barbecue and play area, surrounded by lush green landscaping that spills over the edge.

The building incorporates the latest technology, with a secure and contactless entrance, video intercoms, video surveillance and secure parking.

Residents will also be at home with a virtual concierge service, which will take care of maintenance needs, package management using smart lockers, reservations for personal household cleaning and dry cleaning, among a range of other races.

The app will also update residents on the latest building news and community information, while acting as a guide to the best nearby restaurants, social events, parks and more.

Oak on High was designed with people and the environment as a priority.

Exceeding development standards, Oak on High achieves a NatHERS rating of 8.7 stars, which translates to a reduced carbon footprint for residents, as well as a significant saving on energy bills.

Drought-tolerant plant species that are best adapted to the local climate and require little or no sub-irrigation will be used throughout, with window boxes available for common use, along with edible herbs and citrus trees.

Residents are spoiled for choice, with an abundance of parks and trails close to the site, including Darebin and Merri Creek Trails, Penders Park, Preston City Oval and All Nationals Park to name a few. name a few.

Close to the southern edge of Preston, Oak on High offers a real mix of the traditional vibe of Preston and the newer hipster vibe of Thornbury.

Funky nooks have made their way to Preston, with the likes of Benzina Cantina, which combines a love of motorbikes and tacos, while residents of Thornbury can find Greek delights from GRK Greek Kitchen and Bar, as well as Umberto Espresso Bar and Street Dogz, before heading to the more traditional high street, which has long been the place for a cheap and authentic Asian meal.

Less than 10 minutes by car or a short bus ride, Northland Mall is the largest mall in the northern suburbs, with Myer, H&M, Rebel Sport and over 300 fashion and lifestyle stores, as well than a Hoyts cinema.

With a well-serviced location and forward-looking design, Oak on High still has a selection of one, two and three-bedroom apartments, with one-bedroom apartments ranging from 82m² to three-bedroom apartments at 126.5 m².

1 bedroom from $415,000

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2 bedrooms from $595,000

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3 bedrooms from $895,000

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