Chronicle home of the week: upmarket, with views of Hyde Park

This executive apartment is set within the high-end Manhattan on the Park apartment buildings and boasts uninterrupted views over Hyde Park and to Mount Ainslie beyond from its elevated position.

Right in the centre of the nation’s capital, the two-bedroom apartment encompasses more than 89 square metres of living space, with an additional 14 square metres for outdoor entertaining on the balcony.

CITY STYLE: Located in Manhattan on the Park, unit 510 of 240 Bunda Street in the city is on the market for offers of $669,000 or more.

CITY STYLE: Located in Manhattan on the Park, unit 510 of 240 Bunda Street in the city is on the market for offers of $669,000 or more.

Built in 2012, it is a modern take on the open-plan design, and 2.7-metre-high ceilings ensure interiors are filled with light. 

The heart of this fifth floor apartment is found in its carpeted living zone, flowing easily through double glass sliding doors to the balcony. The outdoor space with glass hand railing makes it easy to enjoy views to the spectacular pool and beyond.

The living zone is overlooked by a sleek kitchen with integrated European appliances that are enveloped by 30 millimetre granite benchtops, ample storage space and a central island bench that can also be used as a breakfast bar.

SLEEK: The kitchen.

SLEEK: The kitchen.

Both bedrooms are generously sized, while the master enjoys outdoor access through floor-to-ceiling glass doors. The main bathroom and en suite incorporate large shower spaces, floor-to-ceiling tiles and edgy vanities with clever storage options.

Additionally, the apartment is equipped with reverse-cycle heating and cooling, while the basement offers additional storage space and two secure car spaces.

Other facilities within the complex include the inground heated pool, a barbecue zone surrounded by landscaped gardens, full facility gym and common area.

Manhattan on the Park is within walking distance to the Canberra Centre with all its amenities, plus transport and Braddon's cafes.

Unit 510 of 240 Bunda Street in the city is on the market for offers of $669,000 or more.

For more information contact Josh Morrissey from PRDnationwide Canberra on 0437 799 234.

For more of Canberra’s best property see your All Homes guide in Saturday’s Canberra Times.