Life in South Yarra is made to order. It’s all about the good things in life and you’re invited to stay. There’s a sharp focus on good eats all day long. From a breakfast of champions to midnight feasting, there’s a table ready, inside or out. Unpretentious, honest to goodness food and some hyper-slick fit-outs have fuelled the areas resurgence as one of Australia’s most talked about dining destinations. Urban cafés feed a local caffeine obsession as Melbourne’s top chefs keep everyone grazing in the good paddock. You’ll find a new sweet spot confection chocolates and cupcakes beside revered, dining institutions and multicultural flavours on every corner. Whether you’re devoted to smashed avo, banh mi, teppanyaki or authentic Italian, the streets don’t/won’t judge.
Live at Claremont Street and you’re invited into Melbourne’s inner circle. South Yarra is the glamorous centerpiece of a diverse lifestyle precinct that draws the city, St Kilda’s seaside and Prahran’s eclectic streets into the fold. Stroll or cycle down to Alexandra Avenue and meander along the Yarra River into the Botanical Gardens to blow off some steam or get a breath of fresh air; either way you’re so close to home.
For a warm up or cool down, the banks of the Yarra are a natural life-force and urban playground, inspiring anything from a 6am jog to a wine soaked afternoon. Just next door, the city is an extension of your neighbourhood. From Toorak Road or South Yarra Station, jump on a tram or train and you’re in the heart of the CBD in minutes. Avoid the crowds and have pregame drinks on your balcony, then it’s a 2.6km walk or ride straight to the MCG. AAMI Park, Rod Laver and Hisense arenas are even closer. You’re front row to Melbourne’s international events, performances and festivals while world-class restaurants are now on the local menu. If you lose your way amongst the city’s laneways and hidden bars, a text will have you home in an Uber minute. It’s a picture of convenience with your unlimited, accessall- areas pass to the very best of Melbourne.