PARK ROAD APARTMENTS
Park road apartments are located at 18 Park Rd in Crawley in close proximity to the Hampden Rd cafe strip, the University of Western Australia and Trinity College. The development is elevated three storeys above ground level and includes a basement carpark below.
The development comprises of eight two storey one bed loft style apartments and four ground floor two bedroom apartments for a total of twelve apartments.
The basement, which is accessed via the rear lane way, holds twelve car bays and one spare car bay for use by the residents via a secured automatic gate. It is constructed of insitu concrete walls to the side boundaries and concrete filled, cavity masonry walls to the front and rear.
The ground floor is beautifully landscaped along the access path and to the front and rear of the property. There are visitor bays available to guests from both Park Rd and the rear lane way. The two bedroom apartments located on the ground floor are constructed in cavity brick construction with insulation for thermal comfort. These apartments have a generous western courtyard which is sunny during the day and pleasantly shaded by the neighbouring property in the afternoon and early evening. The master bedroom and the living room are connected to the courtyard by large sliding doors creating an attractive outlook and natural ventilation whilst maintaining privacy. The dining areas on the eastern side are bathed in morning sunlight and have a leafy outlook to a garden bed off the access path.
The upstairs loft apartments are separated from the ground floor apartments by a concrete slab, cavity brick construction provides acoustic separation between each loft apartment. These loft apartments are uniquely constructed internally of a two storey timber structure specially engineered to fire regulations.
The courtyard has a timber screen which allows the breeze whilst restricting overlooking and creating privacy for the resident. The front and rear loft apartments have a beautiful outlook from the courtyard with solid balustrading to provide privacy.
Externally the upper floors are clad in shadowclad timber, painted dark charcoal and this is off set with a splash of bright colour on the fascia and balustrade capping, with soffit and balcony linings painted white.
The sharp raking roof line and aluminium windows create an impressive sculptural architectural piece sitting on a podium of rendered brickwork below.