The Block hits the market

Written by in Property News on June 26, 2013

Are you a fan of Channel 9’s The Block?  If so, you will be excited to learn that the first of the 5 properties has hit the market.  Renovated by Alisa and Lysandra, the ultra-competitive police officers (and twins), the property has been meticulously designed to appeal to a broad market.

Located at 1/142 Park Street, South Melbourne, the ‘cop-twins’ property is sure to heat up the Melbourne property market this winter.

According to listing agents Dingle Partners Melbourne, “this gorgeous full floor 3 bedroom plus study apartment features a stylish yet effortlessly functional open plan design which has been architecturally crafted to capture glorious year-round northern sunlight.”

Described as “the quintessential cooks kitchen”, the girls have included a double door integrated fridge, 2 ovens, a microwave and coffee machine plus a solid concrete island bench and a walk in butler’s pantry.  What more could you ask for?


It’s clear why the judges named Alisa and Lysandra the “bathroom queens” when looking at their lavish his and hers ensuites.  Comprising a double shower that converts to a steam room, a dressing area with mirrored built-ins and an elevated freestanding, this bathroom is the height of luxury!

Exuding simplicity and style, the open plan living room provides a spacious family and dining area, featuring beautiful hardwood floors.  According to Lysandra, the aim was to present a stylish room that would please the crowds come auction day, “I don’t like to sound cocky, but I think probably out of anyone’s, our apartment will appeal to the broadest market, which is what we wanted to do,”

Currently there is no indication of price, yet it is believed that hopes are set on a price starting at $1.5 million.  If you fancy living sky high in The Block, take a look at the property listing for more information.

It is expected that the rest of the properties will hit the market soon, with Hockingstuart already securing the Penthouse.  Hockingstuart have kicked off their marketing campaign with a competition, which is likely to generate significant interest and buzz surrounding the property.