Situated on the coast bordered by the shores of Hobson Bay and the lower reaches of the Yarra River sits the beautiful suburb of Port Melbourne. The suburb is a diverse and historically rich area with beautiful parklands, bayside beaches and numerous social areas for residents and visitors to enjoy.
Our showroom is located 14kms from Port Melbourne. We service the Port Melbourne area and have completed numerous curtain, blind ,awnings and shutter installations for domestic and commercial properties in the area.
To see how we can help you transform your home, visit our showroom at 159 Martin Street, Brighton or give us a call on (03) 9596 2335 or request a free measure and quote.
Why are people attracted to Port Melbourne?
Port Melbourne is well known for its relaxed, beachside living. Spend your days unwinding on the sandy beaches overlooking Port-Phillip Bay or take in the view from one of the suburb cafes. There are plenty of activities to keep residents and visitors entertained from the galleries, beaches, restaurants and pubs as well as boutique shopping.
Port Melbourne is the home of many local favourites. Start your day with a latte from Station Street Trading Co. before you explore the boutiques along Bay Street and don’t forget to pop into MARS Gallery to check out some local art.
Head down for a stroll down to check out the historic Princes Pier and enjoy the soft sand and beautiful views.
Because of its relaxed vibe and its close proximity to the CBD, Port Melbourne attracts a mix of independent people of all ages. Median house prices in Port Melbourne are around the $1.3 million price range, with a weekly rental price of $730 per week.
Main streets and precincts
Port Melbourne is the home of many restaurants, bars and cafes to rival its neighbouring suburbs. You can find these along some of Port Melbourne’s main streets, Beach Street and Bay Street. Port Melbourne also has gems hidden away in the backstreets waiting for you to find them.
With the beach in its backyard Port Melbourne is the host of beautiful beaches along the coast visit the historical Princes Pier before relaxing on the beach. You can also visit the Garden City Reserve for some down time or a picnic.
From the old workers cottages, industrial warehouse conversions, waterfront developments and interesting apartments, Port Melbourne has a wide range of often compact style residential homes.
In this area we typically help clients who are looking to complement their compact style homes with interior window furnishings that let natural light into the home, don’t detract focus from the views and provide aesthetic appeal while providing insulation and privacy from the close proximity of neighbours. Sheers are a popular option for those in Port Melbourne as they allow natural light into the home while reducing the intensity. They provide you with a view outside while also providing privacy during the day. Additionally, roller blinds are a subtle option that allows extra space in the often compact style homes in Port Melbourne.
Port Melbourne Housing Styles and Architecture
The wide variety of architecture means customised window furnishings are important for the residents of Port Melbourne.
Commercial Port Melbourne
The commercial precinct in Port Melbourne is focused around Beach Street and Bay Street which boasts a wide number of outdoor eateries such as My Sista Says just around the corner from Bay Street and Dalmatino. This makes outdoor awnings a popular choice for the retail and commercial properties around Port Melbourne to protect workers and customers that catch a lot of sun during the warmer months.
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For a FREE measure and quote to see which window furnishings would best fit your home, give Nicholls a call on (03) 9596 2335 to arrange an appointment or free measure and quote.