The 12th floor has a smaller balcony but a more expansive view. Picture: Realestate.com.auThe Quay West building, located just across the road from the Botanical Gardens, is renowned for its full service living arrangements, with apartments sold fully furnished with five star hotel room services as well as in-house dining and cleaning. Owners have the option of putting their apartment in the hotel pool for short term stays, living in it themselves or renting the unit out as a general tenancy. — Follow Sophie Foster on Twitter @SophieFoster The view from the 12th floor apartment 1203 at 132 Alice Street, Brisbane City. Picture: Realestate.com.auTWO identical one bedroom luxury units in the same CBD building have sold $40,000 apart and the reason is this view.Both units 1203 and 105 have one bedroom, one bathroom and parking for a single vehicle in the up-market Quay West at 132 Alice Street in Brisbane City. Other costs were identical with body corporate at $7,100 per annum and BCC rates and urban utilities at around $3,000 a year. Looking out from the 12th floor kitchen. Picture: Realestate.com.au Both units enjoy the same communal facilities. Picture: Realestate.com.au The view from the first floor unit. Picture: Realestate.com.auMore from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home1 hour agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor1 hour agoBut panoramic views of the Kangaroo Point Cliffs and across the Botanical Gardens landed unit 1203 a price of $487,000 on the first day of Spring. The drawcard was its “never to be built out panoramic views”. Unit 105 had sold for $445,000 three months earlier with a larger terrace and overall footprint (84sq m). The 12th floor apartment 1203 was about 75sq m. The first floor unit looks towards the tree line and streetscape. Picture: Realestate.com.au The development takes luxury living seriously. Picture: Realestate.com.auThe agent on both properties, Sue Buchanan of Blocksidge, had marketed the properties as being in “one of the most desired positions in the CBD”.“Just a short stroll to the Queen Street Mall, close to parliament house, QUT and with access across the bridge to the Southbank Parklands”.