Mindarie: first look at M/30 artist impressions of controversial $15m apartment complex

Artist impression of M/30 in Mindarie.
Artist impression of M/30 in Mindarie.
Artist impression of M/30 in Mindarie.
Artist impression of M/30 in Mindarie.
Artist impression of M/30 in Mindarie.
Artist impression of M/30 in Mindarie. Artist impression of M/30 in Mindarie. Artist impression of M/30 in Mindarie. Artist impression of M/30 in Mindarie. Artist impression of M/30 in Mindarie.

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DEVELOPERS of a future 50-unit apartment block in Mindarie have released artist impressions to entice local buyers.

Overlooking Claytons Beach on Alexandria View, the $ 15 million M/30 development by Match will have a range of one to three-bedroom apartments spread over five storeys.

The development had caused concerns among nearby residents about vehicle access and rubbish collection at several North Metropolitan Development Assessment Panel meetings earlier this year and in 2016.

M/Group managing director Lloyd Clark said the site allowed the architects to design an apartment building to design a building for a specific market group.

“We saw this project as an opportunity to create an environment specific to the people who are already living in the area,” he said.

“We recognised that just because a person might choose to downsize, it doesn’t mean they have to downgrade or leave the area.

“In most apartment developments, the design often remains somewhat generic for broad appeal.

“Due to the sheer number of Mindarie residents living in large homes with grown families, we have been able to focus purely on creating an environment that blurs the line between apartment living and large independent housing.”

Mindarie was established in 1988 on the back of an urban expansion and became renowned for its large family homes, attracting young families.

M/30 incorporates one-bedroom by one-bathroom, two-bedroom by two-bathroom and three-bedroom by two-bathroom apartments, each with allocated secure car parking.

Every apartment has large balconies, and there will be an internal north-facing, landscaped winter garden.

“Perhaps the most compelling aspect of this development is the building’s capacity to bring the outside in and give residents an environment they might perceive only possible in large houses,” Mr Clark said.

“We have designed an environment that allows the surroundings to be the star.”

The building design draws on natural materials and schemes inspired by the sea, flora and coastal reserve.

Residents are can customise their interior styles or choose from two colour palettes including ‘beach living’ with light colours and natural material finishes, or ‘urban nature’ inspired by urban loft living.

Prices start from $599,000 and developers expect to finish building the apartment block in late 2018.

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