South Yarra Home Renovation And Extension Projects

At one stage or another many homeowners come to a stage in their life where they no longer feel comfortable in their home for many different reasons. When this happens they sometimes have to choose whether to sell and move or to stay and remodel. If this sounds like you and you can see yourself living in South Yarra for many more years to come, renovating or extending your home may be a good option. 

Apart from building a new house from scratch, renovating or extending your home is a great opportunity to finally get the home you have always dreamed of in the location you love. This is where Period Extensions & Designs come into the picture. We have worked with dozens of homeowners all over South Yarra to help them achieve the home of their dreams with carefully designed renovations and extensions.

Why Choose South Yarra?

South Yarra is a sought-after inner-city suburb and is highly prized for its prestigious position on the banks of the Yarra River. If you like an independent lifestyle you will fit in well with people of all ages who love to call it home. 

This gorgeous haven of a suburb is laden with history, well-preserved period-style mansions, and gleaming new developments. Unique riverside Art Deco flats place South Yarra high on the list of sought-after real estate.

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South Yarra Demographics

The population of South Yarra is just over 25,000 of which over 35% are independent youth, around 22% are established and maturing independents, 10.3% are older independents and almost 30% of the residents are married. 

The main occupations of people living in South Yarra are made up of almost 45% professionals, around 18% managers, 21% sales and administrative workers, just over 7% community and personal service workers, while almost 6% are technicians and trades workers.

Just over 20% of all homes are fully owned, 16.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage, while median individual income is $1,024 per week and the median household income is $1,693 per week. The median mortgage repayment is $2,300 per month.

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South Yarra Lifestyle

If you like life to be laid back, this stylish riverside suburb has all the elements of a lavish, café-style lifestyle with restaurants, expansive parks, and boutique shopping, right on your doorstep. Life in this glamourous, polished riverside suburb is centred around tree-lined Chapel Street and Toorak Road with opulent apartments sitting comfortably beside period-style terraces.

Singles flock to Chapel Street to enjoy the outdoor sunshine and vibrant nightlife while the more mature, born and bred in South Yarra residents, prefer the vibe of Toorak Road. Catch a blockbuster movie at the Jam Factory or the small but lavish Como Cinema. Prestigious schools and a good transport system to all local amenities while being on the doorstep of the Melbourne CDB completes the picture.

Types Of Homes In South Yarra

The architecture of houses on South Yarra’s lush and leafy streets is nothing short of spectacular. Historic mansions and magnificent Victorian terrace houses create a picture-perfect image that is hard to find in most suburbs. Older, Hollywood-style Art Deco apartments can be found on Alexandra Avenue while many new contemporary complexes have sprung up to cater to those who want something more modern.

South Yarra Median House Prices

The median property prices for South Yarra are around $2,020,000 for houses. This shows that when it comes to building equity, even a small extension or renovation project can increase the value of your property and make it more attractive to potential buyers should you wish to sell in the future. 

Our team of professional home extension and renovation experts can help you create a plan that will make your home look fabulous with lots of space for everyone to feel comfortable. It all starts with a vision and we are here to listen to your ideas, give you good advice based on our many years of experience on what will work and what won’t, and build the home of your dreams. Give us a call and let’s get you started on your exciting renovation journey.

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