A new residential development called ‘The Lennox’ is coming to Sydney’s Mount Colah, offering 45 apartments in a premium location on Sydney’s Upper North Shore.
The Lennox will feature one, two and three-bedroom apartments over six levels, with prices ranging from $478,000 - $538,000 for one bedroom, $658,000 - $748,000 for two bedrooms and $858,000 - $888,000 for three bedrooms.
The development will have a strong focus on its gardens and lush surroundings, and has been inspired by the classic novel The Secret Garden, aiming to paying homage to one of the novel’s central characters, Mary Lennox, through its name.
Acer Capital Director of Development Andrew James said The Lennox offers a solution to the increasing demand for boutique apartment living.
"We have drawn on the natural surrounds of the local area to deliver a private sanctuary bathed in light and space and complete with a secret garden for residents to enjoy from the comforts of their own home,"Architecture of the development was handled by Mijollo International while Landart Landscapes took care of the landscape design. Landart Landscapes Co-founder and Director Matt Leacy is a garden and landscaping expert with an 18-year career including having co-hosted Channel Nine’s Garden Gurus series and three seasons of Domestic Blitz.
The Lennox will offer and modern interiors, natural light and views of the nearby Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park.
Features of the apartments will include built-in wardrobes, split-system heating and air-conditioning, high-quality kitchen appliances, with secure parking and intercoms.
Some of the apartments will feature balconies and outdoor entertaining areas. A number of amenities are nearby, including Mt Colah train station and Hornsby Westfield.
JLL Director of Residential Project Marketing Nicholas Hum said the development is expected to be highly appealing to families with children, older couples looking to downsize or relocate and investors.
"The bushland views from the apartments, the landscaped gardens and the level of amenity close to the development will be key draw cards for buyers, strengthened by the highly regarded nature of many of the boys’ and girls’ schools nearby," he said.
According to the ABS, the medium household income of residents in the Asquith – Mount Colah (SA2) is 32% above the Sydney average. Median total household income increased by 49% from 2001 to 2011, indicating a 4.1% growth p.a. 41.9% of the population of residents who live in Mount Colah are managers and professionals. 42.2% residents above 15 years old hold a Bachelor degree or above, compared to 24% for Greater Sydney.