Silk design tailored to suit
“Buyers can then work with us to customise their home,” Mr Zahos said. “They can be involved in the process and tailor the design to suit their specific needs.“For example, one buyer wanted a larger study so he could work from home.“Other buyers wanted the lighting changed or the rooms reconfigured. We can do that at the planning level.” More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus19 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market19 hours ago Silk on RacecourseBuyers have the chance to work directly with the architects at Silk on Racecourse, a complex of just 13 owner-occupier residences.The project was redesigned following feedback from prospective buyers, with the number of apartments reduced to 13, allowing for larger residences.It is being developed by Brisbane architect Con Zahos, of Loucas Zahos Architects, and George Callianiotis of Geocal Constructions.Mr Zahos said the redesign was more geared towards owner occupiers. Mr Zahos said he expected construction to start in about eight weeks and be completed within 12 months.He said the majority of buyers were local downsizers wanting a lower maintenance home close to the Racecourse Rd cafe culture.“Each apartment is northfacing on to Beatrice Terrace, a classic Ascot street with jacaranda trees and character homes,” Mr Zahos said.“Even on our site, we have moulded the building around the existing jacaranda tree.”Place Projects director Syd Walker, who is marketing the project, said they were still taking expressions of interest, with 60 per cent of the residences sold.“The development will be just four storeys – a ground floor retail level, office space on the first floor and then two levels of apartments,” Mr Walker said.The retail level has been sold, he said.One-bedroom apartments with one car space start from $440,000. Two-bedroom apartments start from $780,000, three- bedroom apartments from $1.02 million and the last remaining four-bedroom apartment is on the market for $1.94 million.Apartments with two or more bedrooms have an additional car parking space. Each apartment also has extra storage in the basement. Indoor and outdoor spaces are linked by expansive full-height glass.In the kitchen, there is a stone benchtop, Miele appliances and a range of colour choices to customise the joinery.The bedrooms feature quality carpets and the bathrooms feature contemporary tapware and tiling.