Getting around is easily possible by public transport, car, bike or foot. Brisbane CBD is only 10 minutes away making commutes even more favourable. If reliant on public transport, then the Lutwyche Busway Station is an easy two-minute walk and will get you to the city in no time at all using the highly efficient Northern Busway route.
If you require a train, then the Wooloowin Train Station is only 1.4km away and is serviced by numerous lines. Getting around by car is really easy with Lutwyche Road being the main road running north to south through the heart of Lutwyche. Lutwyche Road also provides links to the Clem 7, Inner City Bypass and Airport Link.
Hop on your bike and enjoy the fresh air when cycling along the Kedron Brook Bikeway that follows the beautiful Kedron Brook, which many walkers and joggers also use throughout the week.
Lutwyche has a number of good state schools right on the doorstep, making this a popular suburb for families with children, as well as teaching professionals. Some of the major schools located within Lutwyche and close by include Wooloowin State School, Kedron State High School and Kedron State School.
When it comes to shopping then residents of Vélo are well catered for. The Lutwyche City Shopping Centre is within 500m of your apartment and this is where you can find your everyday amenities including newsagency, banks and post office as well as medical centres, bakeries and supermarkets including Coles and Aldi for your weekly grocery shopping.
For greater shopping options then Westfield Chermside is just 4km away, whilst Fortitude Valley is also quick and easy to get to and renowned for its wealth of shopping, dining and entertainment options.
Residents of Vélo can easily access healthcare. The Lutwyche City Shopping Centre is home to a medical centre and dentist, whilst the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital is just a three-minute drive away and one of Brisbane’s most important hospitals. Unsurprisingly, given the suburb’s proximity to Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, healthcare account for the largest industry of employment in Lutwyche.
Vélo is surrounded by a wealth of green spaces with direct gated access to the neighbouring 1.5 hectare Bradshaw Park. Offering barbeques, picnic facilities and playgrounds, the parkland adjoins Kedron Brook, a scenic waterway that meanders throughout northern Brisbane.
The Kedron Brook Bikeway is also right on your back doorstep, which caters for the avid cyclist and keen walker. The Bikeway links to Brisbane’s extensive cycleway network and follows the Kedron Brook.
If walking and cycling isn’t your thing, then there are plenty more sports and activities to take part in with outdoor sporting and various park facilities close by.
Vélo is a boutique property that provides strong investment potential for both investors and owner occupiers. Comprising 33 apartments across four levels, there are eight premium one bedroom apartments and 25 two bedroom apartments to choose from.
Make yourself at home in a stylish affordable address with tranquil views over Bradshaw Park. Vélo apartments are designed to encompass quality, style and affordability.
Featuring premium kitchens with stone benchtops and stainless steel Häfele kitchen appliances with gas cooktops, flowing seamlessly onto open plan dining and living areas. Spacious private balconies provide additional living areas, which are the perfect retreat to escape into the outside world. Here you can take full advantage of the peaceful and extensive parkland views or why not entertain friends and family over dinner and a bottle of wine.
Inside, all one and two bedroom apartments offer NBN high speed internet connectivity, whilst split system air conditioning in living rooms and bedrooms ensure you stay cool even within the hot summer months. When it comes to safety, you needn’t worry as the development features secure lift entry and remote access car park.
Each apartment comes with one allocated car space, but additional car and storage spaces are available to purchase if required. And for those avid cyclists, then you will be pleased to know that there are secure bicycle storage options for all residents, giving you no excuse not to get on your bike and enjoy the great outdoors.
As there are no communal facilities like gyms or swimming pools, strata remains low, making Vélo ever more appealing to investors and owner occupiers alike.
So why invest in Lutwyche? There are plenty of reasons why now is a great time to invest in Lutwyche. Firstly, there is a high level of apartment demand within the suburb and Lutwyche is one of the highest rental yielding suburbs in Queensland, combined with low vacancy rates and an undersupply of property.
Lutwyche is still an affordable suburb to buy in, with Brisbane expected to enter an upswing over the next 12 months, so it’s best to get in as early as possible to secure the greatest amount of capital growth.
Due to its positioning, Vélo remains attractive to young professionals who are tertiary educated and willing to pay higher prices for the comfort of having convenience right on their doorstep.
Employment nodes of Brisbane CBD and major schools and hospitals are easily accessible, whilst the Northern Busway makes commuting a breeze.
There is plenty of development happening close by including the RNA Showgrounds Urban Renewal Precinct which is currently undergoing a massive $2.9 billion redevelopment, whilst the Australian Trade Coast is only 11km from Lutwyche and home to over 7,500 businesses. It is forecasted that an additional 42,500 jobs will be generated here over the next 25 years.
Vélo Apartments is currently under construction and is expected to complete by November 2016.
To find out what apartments are still available to buy, view the Vélo development, or why not give our friendly and professional iBuyNew team a call where you can speak to one of our Property Consultants who can give you further details and more insight into life at Vélo. Call us today on 1300 123 463.