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Hyde Park Precinct

Over the past five years the Hyde Park precinct has undergone a meteoric rise in popularity and can now rightfully take its place as one of Sydney’s most sought after addresses.

There are two keys drivers that propel the property market around Hyde Park:

  • First and foremost the views are stunning; the vast majority of apartments that surround Hyde Park have leafy Hyde Park views. Dependant on orientation and location views encompass St Mary’s Cathedral, Opera House and Sydney Harbour as far as the Heads. Consequently this makes an intoxicating combination, large green open spaces with incredibly convenient access to the city with good transport infrastructure.
  • The second is its proximity to China Town, this is especially important as a growing affluent Chinese buyer group wish to move out of China Town but want all the convenience of easy access to it.

Named after it London namesake, Hyde Park is the oldest public parkland in Australia with the Archibald Fountain as its centre piece designed by Francois-Leon Sicard and famed for its wide fig tree lined avenues. The forty acre park stretches from Liverpool Street at the southern end and bordered by Elizabeth Street and College Street with more parkland north including the Domain and Royal Botanical Gardens.

Developers have been very slow to recognise Hyde Park as a highly desirable place to live which is surprising if you compare this to other parks in major cities around the world such as Hyde Park in London and Central Park in New York. Although it is fair to note that both these cities have a population considerably higher than Sydney and are more established world financial centres.

Therefore it will be very interesting to watch the development of Hyde Park. Developers have seen the potential and are now well aware of desire for more apartments which means one thing; more construction of residential apartments around Hyde Park in the coming years.

Since 2010 Hyde Park has added the following developments including The Hyde, The Residences and in 2014 The Eliza to its offering with 130 Elizabeth Street in the planning stages being the next development in line for its Hyde Park entrance. 

21 Alberta Street Sydney NSW 2000
The site of 21 Alberta Street was acquired in 2001 for $1.4 million with the former two storey building being demolished in 2003.

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The Connaught 187 Liverpool Street Sydney NSW 2000
Completed in 1984 by Civil and Civic is an iconic residential building which offers not only a fantastic location with breath-taking vistas over Sydney’s most iconic landmarks but hotel style facilities.Click here for further information.
The Eliza 141 Elizabeth Street Sydney NSW 2000Designed by Tony Owen Partners and developed by Ceerose the Eliza was completed in 2014. With its contoured and sculptured asymmetrical façade creating a curvaceous appearance,

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The Hyde 157 Liverpool Street Sydney NSW 2000
Completed in 2010 “The Hyde” is one of the most prestigious developments in Sydney that redefined high-rise living and in doing so has transformed Hyde Park as the place to live. The Hyde was developed by Stockland, designed by award winning Singaporean architects WOHA and built by Grocon.   
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Hyde Park Plaza 38 – 52 College Street Darlinghurst NSW 2010
Hyde Park Plaza is conveniently located on the South East corner of Hyde Park near the intersections of College Street, Liverpool Street and Oxford Street.Click here for further information.
Hyde Park Towers 148 Elizabeth Street Sydney NSW 2000
A predominantly residential building, Hyde Park Towers was launched off plan in the early 1990’s and completed in 1995 on the former Mark Foys parking station.   
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Parklane Towers 1 Boomerang Place Woolloomooloo NSW 2011 
The development was completed in 1982 by Civil and Civic and is made up of two residential buildings that are located on the corner of Boomerang Place and William Place.Click here for further information.
Regency Hyde Park 281 Elizabeth Street Sydney NSW 2000
Completed in 2010 The Regency Hyde Park completed in 1997 is located on the prestigious Elizabeth Street near the Liverpool intersection. It is only a short stroll from the Sydney CBD financial district, Darling Harbour and Oxford Street.Click here for further information.
The Residence 18 College Street Darlinghurst NSW 2010
Completed in late 2012 The Residence sets a new benchmark for modern and luxurious urban living with its meticulous planning and attention to detail.   

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