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With their spacious, contemporary design, top-of-the-line fittings and Miele appliances, the new Ikon apartments and penthouses are fully equipped for the high life
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Close view of the Miele H387-1B KAT oven

Take one of the best locations in Sydney, add one landmark apartment building, equip it with a high standard of fixtures and appliances, and you have a recipe for luxury living.

The new Ikon apartment complex at Potts Point is a case in point. Designed by Mirvac's in-house architects HPA Architects, the Ikon apartments and penthouses feature a seamless, contemporary approach to design and an abundance of natural light.

The spacious open-plan living areas make all the apartments well suited to relaxed living and entertaining. In keeping with this sense of style and the requirement for top-of-the-line fittings, Miele appliances feature throughout.

James Bell, Mirvac sales and marketing director, says Mirvac specifies Miele appliances for all of its premium apartments and homes.

"The quality of Miele products corresponds with the luxury standards achieved in all Mirvac projects," he says. "Certainly our purchasers appreciate the prestige of the Miele brand and find the appliances very functional and always of the highest quality."

All the Ikon apartments feature the Miele H387-1B KAT 70cm-wide, stainless steel oven. This multifunctional model includes enhanced fan heat, auto roast, rapid heat-up, defrost and intensive bake modes as well as a range of grill options. The oven also has a double rotisserie with two rotisserie motors. To make cooking even easier, the oven suggests recommended temperatures and provides electronic controls with full-text, rear-lit graphics. Energy-saving features include the use of residual heat and halogen lighting in side panels.

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View of these ovens on the wall

To ensure the oven is also easy to clean, there are PerfectClean enamelled baking trays and a PerfectClean enamelled anti-splash insert.

To complement the H387-1B KAT, the Ikon apartments feature the Miele H137MB stainless steel Combi oven. This oven combines conventional oven functions with a powerful microwave to provide faster cooking times. The Combi oven comes with a range of functions for defrosting, reheating and cooking, all designed to make meal preparation easier.

Miele KMCS-90A 90cm-wide, five-burner gas cooktops in the apartments offer a range of additional cooking options. As well as high-speed burners and a wok burner, there is a simmer burner. Surface-mounted dial controls are designed for easy use, as is the electric ignition, which has a single-handed operation.

The Miele appliances were chosen not only for their functionality but for their streamlined looks. For example, the DA259-2U cooker hood is the focal point of each kitchen. This 90-cm hood has a brushed stainless steel finish, which complements the other appliances. Its square lines also enhance the contemporary look of the apartment interiors.

The DA259-2U also features electronic touch-pad controls, three power settings plus an intensive setting, a switch-off delay function and halogen lighting to illuminate the cooktop.

Apartment owners at the Ikon can also enjoy coffee on tap, thanks to the Miele CVA 620-1 integrated coffee machine. Miele says its designers have refined the technology of professional coffee machines to create an appliance for the home or office that creates great coffee every time.

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view of stainless steel oven

Designed for the serious coffee drinker, the CVA 620-1 features a stainless steel exterior with a black interior. The machine not only brews coffee to suit, it also grinds the beans to ensure freshness. Two cups can be prepared simultaneously and there is a choice to three cup sizes. The machine also features an adjustable setting for water hardness and a stand-by function with a delay start facility.

A two-year parts and labour guarantee applies to all the appliances featured on these pages.

For details on any of these appliances, contact Miele Australia, phone (03) 9764 7130; South Melbourne showroom, phone (03) 9764 7199; NSW: phone (02) 8977 4230; Qld: phone (07) 3632 2430; SA: phone (08) 8351 8500; WA: phone (08) 9478 0466; NZ: phone (06) 350 1350 or (09) 573 1269. Website:

For information on Mirvac developments, phone (02) 9080 8888.

May 23, 2004
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