Property in Melbourne: nine sky-high houses with the best views of the city

The stunning city views from the penthouse at 368 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne.


Views of the city skyline are a major selling point for real estate in Melbourne.

And these homes at the literal peak of the market offer some of the best views across the CBD and inner city landmarks, including MCG and Luna Park.

Along with them is a tall Highton house from which residents can enjoy panoramic views of Geelong’s skyline from an infinity pool.

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Penthouse, 368 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne

Last listed for $ 15.5 million- $ 16.5 million in 2019

Each room has a view of the Penthouse / 368 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne.


Relax Albert Park Lake from the bath.


Each room has its own impressive view of this sky mansion, which occupies the entire top floor of an exclusive tower rich in list, which Solomon Lew and Harry Stamoulis have owned property in. The formal dining and living areas overlook the city skyline and the Shrine of Remembrance, the kitchen looks west to Williamstown, the library takes in the Royal Botanic Gardens, and the main bedroom and ensuite overlook Albert Park Lake.

4501/1 Almeida Crescent, South Yarra

For sale $ 9.2m- $ 9.75m

Take in the entire city skyline.


Almost every room has a view.


Walls of windows show the entire Melbourne skyline of this heavenly mansion in South Yarra’s lavish Capitol Grand LK Tower. Kay & Burton South Yarra partner Andrew Sahhar said the 45th-floor residence looked west, north and east to offer the “best aspect” of the 50-story building famously promoted by Hollywood star Charlize Theron .

Australia 108 “Cloud Residences”, 70 Southbank Blvd, Southbank

Penthouse sold $ 25mi 2015, level 90-91 apartment sold $ 10mi 2019, sub-penthouses for sale


Pictures from skyscraper

Cloud Residences “form a bridge between earth and sky”. Photo: Mark Stewart


The very height of these apartments on top of the southern hemisphere’s tallest residential skyscraper ensures that their views of Melbourne are unmatched. David Ng, CEO of developer World Class Global, put it best when he told the Herald Sun last December: “Australia 108’s tallest Cloud Residence apartments form a bridge between earth and sky.”

301/30 The Esplanade, St Kilda

Last sold for DKK 3.8 million. USD in May 2017

301/30 The Esplanade, St Kilda, captures Luna Park and Palais.



The residents of this penthouse are guaranteed to wake up to a cheerful face every day – that of the famous Luna Park entrance. The plate also overlooks the Palais Theater and St Kilda beach, with a huge roof terrace, the best place to enjoy the pleasing views.

603/182 Wellington Pde, East Melbourne

Last sold $ 3.05 million. in September 2021

603/182 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne - for herald sun property

Greg Swann’s former East Melbourne apartment overlooks MCG…


603/182 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne - for herald sun property

MCG is on display in its full splendor from this apartment, which Brisbane Lions CEO and former Carlton and Collingwood boss Greg Swann sold in September for $ 3.05 million. “If you’re on your balcony, you can hear the crowd and the siren,” Kay & Burton sales agent Monique Depierre said of the home, which also occupies the city skyline.

Rise penthouse, 15 Everage St, Moonee Ponds

For sale $ 1,474,500

Mason Square - Rise Penthouse (skyhome) - to herald sun property

Rise Penthouse has the highest view in the north of Melbourne.


Mason Square - Rise Penthouse (skyhome) - to herald sun property

Not a bad view to wake up to.


The last top-floor apartment for sale in Caydon’s Rise development in Moonee Ponds offers sunset views from the highest views in the northern part of Melbourne, taking in the entire city skyline. Floor-to-ceiling windows frame it with spectacular views, which can also be enjoyed from a balcony.

Lugano, 215 Clarke St, Northcote

Last sold for $ 3.6 million. in May 2020

215 Clarke St, Northcote’s position at the top of Ruckers Hill offers stunning views.


Leadlight windows frame green views.


Lugano residents can look out over the rooftops of the northern suburbs and treetops to the city skyline from the landmark home atop Ruckers Hill. A widow walk crowns the federation’s Queen Anne style to offer an even higher and rarer outlook.

Level 82 Apartment, 7 Riverside Quay, Southbank

For sale for DKK 25 million

Enjoy the city from Eureka’s level 82 penthouse.


The apartment on the entire floor has 360 degree views.


The spectacular 360-degree view of the city offered from Benson’s Property Group founder Elias Jreissatis’ full-floor Eureka Tower apartment could be yours to enjoy – if you have an extra $ 25 million. The rare 82nd floor includes walls of windows that allow residents to enjoy the view from every room – whether they are having dinner or lying in the bathtub.

59 Montrose Place, Highton

Last sold $ 1,225 million. in June 2017

59 Montrose Place, Highton, offers views of Geelong City.


An elevated position maximizes the outlook.


The owner of this modern showpiece in Highton’s elevated Queens Park area can enjoy panoramic views of Geelong’s skyline from the 24m long infinity pool. The award-winning hairdresser who became home designer Darren Grayson worked with his creative magic to frame the view from You Yangs to the Barwon River, encapsulating the Barwon River, Corio Bay and Kardinia Park.

Source of prices: CoreLogic

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