Brisbane apartment- Highgate Hill, Fully furnished 2Bed+study/3rd bedroom in Heritage listed Torbreck, Excellent access to UQ, QUT, Southbank and Hospitals

Highgate Hill, QLD, Australia

Listing #79164

Apartment or Condo | Entire Home
Rates from AUD $550 | Weekly
Last Updated 86 days ago


The apartment is in an elevated location within Heritage listed Torbreck Tower on Dornoch Terrace, Highgate Hill Brisbane. It has easy access to the popular West End area of inner Brisbane. Easy access to UQ, QUT, Queensland Children's Hospital and PA, Southbank and the city. Enjoy views to the south and east from the main balcony and a Juliette style balcony off the generous main bedroom. The fully furnished apartment has: • 2 bedrooms (1st with queen bed with its own Juliette balcony, 2nd bedroom with single and trundle under, plus 3rd small bedroom/study with sofa bed) • good size built-ins in the first and second bedrooms • a large study nook adjoining the dining with natural light and a large timber desk. • open plan living and dining • separate bathroom and laundry equipped with washer and dryer • all crockery and linen supplied, television and hifi, fully furnished - ready for you to arrive with just your suitcase! * a pool downstairs and an observation deck which is great for viewing fireworks is on the top floor are available for all tenants of Torbreck • broadband fast internet options available at the apartment using a provided fibre/cable modem and/or 4G device which is ready for your immediate use. Tenants pay for own connection plan and usage but can use the modem and/or 4G device. • lovely breezes thanks to the architectural design and situation on top of Highgate Hill • ‘easy to maintain’ polished concrete floors and carpeted bedrooms. • water and gas usage is included in the rent, electricity usage is payable at cost price per electricity meter periodically or at end of stay (on average usage of electricity is around $2-3 per day for small families.) Living in Tobreck’s iconic Tower block simplifies life with on-site management and maintenance. The building was the first highrise of the area and is perched in an excellent position on top of Highgate Hill which attracts lovely breezes in this well designed and solid Heritage listed building. The central facilities, including elevators and a swimming pool have been renovated and are maintained very well. Bicycle storage is downstairs if you wish to store your bike downstairs within the building. This particular apartment has the option of a secure lock up garage space in the basement carpark (further $30 pw if required) but there is no pressure to take this with the rental if you wish to park in the street or do not have a car. Torbreck is centrally located in Brisbane: • 2.2 km walk/cycle to QUT / Brisbane CBD via pedestrian bridge • 1.8 km walk/cycle to Brisbane Children's Hospital South Brisbane / Mater hospital • 2.8 km to Princess Alexandra (PA) hospital • easy access to public transport and connections to the University of Queensland (3.1km) via the Green Bridge or CityCat • close to popular West End and South Bank areas of inner Brisbane. Please see our reviews which are for our two Brisbane properties we rent out through sabbatical homes fully furnished since our family of four have been living and working overseas in Singapore for the last 6 years. We have apartment at Highgate Hill and a house in Coorparoo (listing # 101036 ) and there are reviews of both places on the sabbatical site. Availability of the Highgate Hill apartment is from 20 December, 2021.




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Property Type
Apartment or Condo


From December 20, 2021

Minimum Stay

6 Months | Dates are flexible for this listing


Apartment or Condo in Highgate Hill, QLD, Australia

Closest University

University of Queensland (UQ), Queensland University of Technology (QUT), PA and Mater hospitals

Nearby Universities
University of Queensland, St Lucia; Queensland University of Technology QUT, Lady Cilento Hospital, PA Hospital, South Bank

Comments: Highgate Hill West End Brisbane University of Queensland UQ Qld University of Technology QUT Mater


  • Walk to Campus
  • Urban
  • Suburban
  • Historic Home
  • Architectural Gem
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Shops
  • Near Public Transportation

Rental Rates and Terms

Rates from AUD $550 Weekly

The cost of utilities can be discussed

A cleaning service is not included

Comments: Optional lock up car space is available in basement for additional $30 pw


The home is suitable for young kids

Pets are not allowed

Smoking is not allowed

A car is not available







Dedicated Parking




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Comments: High Speed Internet area - Tenants own arrangement