innovative downsizing solution in toorak

3 Hill Street, Toorak VIC

Securing planning approval providing for multi-generational living in one of Melbourne’s premium neighbourhoods.

Downsizing done differently

Roberts Day were able to invited to assist a family to achieve their optimal vision for the family home – the delivery of six spacious apartments, many of them to be occupied by multiple generations of the same family. 

Within Toorak, a premium neighbourhood characterised by large homes, Roberts Day’s guidance throughout the planning application process centred largely around how a site responsive three storey building could be achieved on the site, large enough to accommodate six apartments.  

Complemented by a modern architectural response proposed by JF Architects, and a comprehensive landscaping vision for the site, successfully negotiated planning approval for a multi-unit development a will offer the occupants of each apartment with exceptional levels of internal and external amenity.


Client: PRIVATE LANDOWNER Services: URBAN PLANNING Site area: APPROX 1,350M2 Number of dwellings: 6 Status: CONSTRUCTION COMMENCED


URBAN PLANNING: ROBERTS DAY ARCHITECTS: JF Architects ESD: GIW Environmental Solutions TRAFFIC ENGINEERING: Traffix group Landscape architect: Jack merlo