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Interlace Condo

The Interlace Condo . Lap Pool and Massing of Blocks

The Interlace Singapore


New condo for sale at Alexandra by Capitaland & HPL

The Interlace is a totally new response to contemporary living in a tropical environment that moves away from typical condo clusters of isolated vertical towers. The architects have created a unique condo like no other in Singapore. (See photo gallery below.)

It is aptly named too – an interlace of apartment blocks creating interesting and unusual vistas and courtyards.

The Interlace Condo Location

View of the main vehicular entrance to the condominium at 180 Depot Road Singapore 109684. Entry and exit is facilitated by a signalised junction along this road.

This project occupies the site of the former Gillman Heights that was sold to Capitaland. It is situated on the fringe of the city in the Southern Ridges green belt, en-route to the high-tech i-parks and research hubs of Science Park and One-North. Many of its former residents were expatriates working in those institutes, attracted to its surrounding greenery and proximity to town and their workplace.

The former Gillman Heights Condo has since been torn down to make way for Interlace.

Layout and Features

The Interlace Condo features 1,040 apartments on a 99-year leasehold land of 871,884 square feet, with units ranging from 807 sq ft for two bedroom apartments to 4,306 sq ft for “super penthouses”. These units are in 31 apartment blocks, each six stories high, set in hexagonal arrangements to form eight large courtyards.

Site Layout Massing of Blocks
Site Layout Massing of Blocks

According to the developer, the arrangement of the blocks is not merely for aesthetics, but is in response to analysis of the micro-climate, and sun & wind conditions of the site. It is designed to minimize heat gain, and provide lots of natural light. Multi-storey gaps between the blocks permit wind and light to weave into the architecture.

The Interlace responds to issues of tropical living by creating a network of recreational & dwelling spaces integrated with the natural environment, that draws residents into the extensive communal gardens. Enhancing this luxuriant mix are the many sky gardens and roof terraces.

The Interlace Condo . Roof Terraces
The Interlace Condo . Roof Terraces

Underground parking keeps vehicular traffic safely away from these gardens and frees up large green areas to accommodate a variety of communal facilities.

Units facing south & east may get to enjoy the greenery of the Southern Ridges close by. Higher floor units could get city and sea views as well.

Unit Types & Sizes

TypeNo. of BedroomsFloor Area
A2 bedroom~ 807 – 1,604 sqft
B3 bedroom~ 1,259 – 3,789 sqft
C3 bedroom + study~ 1,593 – 5,253 sqft
D & E4 bedroom | Multi-generation~ 1,938 – 5,694 sqft
FPenthouse~ 3,154 – 6,308 sqft
G & HGarden House~ 2,874 – 3,886 sqft

The Interlace Condo Pricing

List price mainly around $1,350 to $1,550 psf, depending on size, floor level and facing. Nett after current discounts $1,1xx – $1,2xx PSF.

Examples of Units Available & Prices as of 5 February 2013

3 Bedroom . #08-73 . 1765 sf . List $2,720,900 . Nett $2,203,920 . $1,248 PSF

3 BR + Study . #07-15 . 1873 sf . List $2,885,100 . Nett $2,336,930 . $1,248 PSF

4 Bedroom . #06-51 . 2260 sf . List $3,258,000 . Nett $2,638,980 . $1,168 PSF

3 BR Garden House . #02-40 . 3003 sf . List $3,401,400 . Nett $2,755,130 . $917 PSF

4 BR Garden House . #02-41 . 3369 sf . List $3,785,800 . Nett $3,066,490 . $910 PSF

Penthouse . #24-77 . 5339 sf . List $6,662,200 . Nett $5,396,380 . $1,010 PSF

Interlace is now priced below market. Examples:

. Echelon @ Alexandra :: From $1,700 PSF upwards
. Watertown @ Punggol :: $1,100 PSF – $1,450 PSF
. Bedok Residences :: Around $1,350 PSF
. ECO @ Tanah Merah :: $1,200 PSF – $1,400 PSF
. Seahill @ West Coast :: $1,300 PSF – $1,400 PSF 

Good opportunity for bargain hunting.

Key Features

  1. Location. On city fringe & near educational & research institutions & industry hubs of Science Park, Kent Ridge and One-North. Close to amenities: 5 minutes walk to Gilman Village, 10 minutes to shops, eateries & banks of Alexandra Village.

  2. Setting. In the heart of the Southern Ridges, part of a 9-kilometer green belt of parks and recreational facilities. Includes tree top walks above forest canopy.

  3. Accessibility. Easy accessibility to major expressways. 5 minute drive to Sentosa, HarbourFront & the National University of Singapore. Around 15 minutes walk to the Labrador Park MRT station.

  4. Architectural Icon. The Interlace Condo is designed by Ole Scheeren from OMA (Office for Metropolitan Architecture), who lead the design and construction of the China Central Television Station (CCTV) headquarters in Beijing and the Prada Epicenters in New York City and Los Angeles.

  5. Design & Layout. Ingenious interplay of blocks creates 8 large interior courtyards. With the wide spacing and varying angles between the blocks, most apartments enjoy privacy and views. Unlike new projects on the market now, the Interlace Condo units are spacious with big rooms. A delight to live in.

  6. Reputable developer. The developer, Ankerite, is a CapitaLand-led consortium that includes CapitaLand Residential Singapore Pte Ltd and Hotel Properties Ltd. Capitaland is one of Asia’s largest real estate companies, with a long pedigree of successful projects in a wide range of property in Singapore.

  7. Investment Potential. This development should be relatively easy to find tenants for, given its proximity to the research and industry hubs, lush green setting and facilities, location on the fringe of town, and limited supply of new projects in this area. There is good scope for capital appreciation too, for the same reasons.

Interlace Condo Photo Gallery

Click on these links for more on this project sale:
» The Interlace Condominium Details
» Interlace Singapore Floor Plans & Location

Katong Regency

Katong Regency Mall . One KM

Katong Regency @ Paya Lebar


Freehold Mixed Development . City Fringe near MRT

There have been a few mixed developments – condominium cum retail – launched recently that proved very popular and sold quickly. Yet all were 99 year leasehold & on the outskirts.

So Katong Regency is a really rare FREEHOLD mixed development. It is integrated with a 3-storey podium + 1 storey basement retail mall.

Residents will get the sheer convenience of direct access to 200,000 sq ft of retail space with a wide array of shops and F&B outlets, including a food court, banks, bakeries, and a supermarket.

In addition, we are just 5 minutes walk from Paya Lebar MRT station, the interchange station straddling the East-West & Circle Lines.

Developed by UOL. VIP Preview & launch April 2012.

Units Types & Sizes

UnitTypeNo. of UnitsArea (sq m)Area (sq ft)
1 BedroomA1/A23651549
1 BR PESAG1/AG2663678
1 BR + StudyB1/B2/B37252/54/53560/581/570
1 BR + Study PESBG1/BG2a/
2 BedroomC1/C2/C33287/89/92936/958/990
2 BR + StudyD1/D2/D31887/89/92936/958/990
2 BR + Study PESDG1/DG2/
3 BedroomE161291389
3 BR + StudyF1/F216129/1361389/1464
3 BR + Study PESFG41591711
1 BR Sky SuiteSS1/SS2/
3 BR PenthousePH1/PH26182/1851959/1991

Katong Regency Condo Location

View of the condominium above and retail levels below, from the junction of Geylang Road and Haig Road.

Unique Selling Points

Reasons to buy Katong Regency:

  1. Freehold Land. Increasingly hard to find. Greater capital appreciation potential.

  2. Great Location. On the city fringe close to town, within 10 minutes drive.

  3. Accessibility. 5 minutes walk to Paya Lebar MRT interchange station. From there the subway network reaches the CBD, schools, airport & all parts of the island. Also near expressways like the PIE, KPE & ECP.

  4. Convenience. An interesting variety of amenities in the vicinity, including the famous mouth-watering foods of Katong. But for sheer convenience, nothing beats having a mall right at your doorstep!
  5. Design. The interiors are conceptualized by an award-winning designer. The “full sliding wall” and ensuite study of the one bedders adds versatility to the living spaces. All units come fully equipped with cooker hood, hob, built-in oven, fridge, and washer cum dryer.

  6. Investment & Rentability. Strong potential due to its location & convenience. Plus Katong Regency is situated beside the upcoming Paya Lebar Central, one of 3 key growth areas planned outside the city centre.

    This is projected as a bustling hub of 3.16 million sq ft of offices & 2.15 million sqft of hotel & retail space. Once completed it should lift the value of surrounding real estate.
Katong Regency Condominium . Party Pavilion with City Views
Katong Regency Condominium . Party Pavilion with City Views

Click on these links for more on the Katong Regency Singapore sale:
» Katong Regency Condominium Details
» Katong Regency Floor Plans & Location

Ripple Bay

The Ripple Bay . Sea Views near Pasir Ris Beach

Ripple Bay Condominium


Beachfront Lifestyle . From $860 PSF

Specially for nature, wind, beach & sea lovers – Ripple Bay residences. A new resort-style condo with greenery & sea views. Near the breezy lifestyle of Pasir Ris Beach & Park.

Located at the corner of Jalan Loyang Besar & Pasir Ris Drive 4, in a private housing belt between Seastrand condominium and the low-rise landed housing estate of Loyang.

Walking distance to Downtown East, Costa Sands Resort, Escape Theme Park & Wild Wild Wet. Does not face any HDB flats at all, so it feels like a resort.

Developed by MCL Land. VIP Preview & launch March 2012.

Ripple Bay Condominium . Sky Lounge with Sea Views
Ripple Bay Condominium . Sky Lounge with Sea Views . Open to All Residents
Video showing Artist’s impression of what the condo and facilities look like.

Ripple Bay Location View

View of the condominium main entrance along Pasir Ris Link. Address of the site ranges from 2 Pasir Ris Link Singapore 518184 to 16 Pasir Ris Link Singapore 518166.

Amenities Nearby

. 350m or 5 minutes walk from the beach; 2 minutes if you cut through Aloha

. 5 minutes walk to Pasir Ris Primary; 10 minutes to Hai Sing Catholic School

. 3 minutes drive to Pasir Ris MRT / Bus Interchange / White Sands / Elias Mall

. 7 minutes drive to Changi Village / Changi Business Park / Singapore Expo

. 7 minutes drive to Tampines IKEA, Courts and Giant Supermarket

. 8 minutes drive to Changi International Airport

. 9 minutes drive to Temasek Polytechnic

. 9 minutes drive to Tampines Central

Ripple Bay Location . Plan of Amenities
Ripple Bay Location . Plan of Amenities

Units Types & Sizes

UnitTypeNo. of UnitsArea (sq m)Area (sq ft)
1 Bedroom + PESA1P857614
1 BedroomA1/A211445 – 50484 – 538
2 Bedroom + PESB1P/B2P/B3P/
1792 – 98990 – 1055
2 BedroomB1/B2/B3/B4/
26871 – 74764 – 797
3 Bedroom + PESC1P/C2P/C3P15130 & 1341399 & 1442
3 BedroomC1A/C1/C2A/
16292 – 108990 – 1163
4 Bedroom + PESD1P/D2P/D4P4154 & 1571658 & 1690
4 BedroomD1A/D1/D2A/
59115 & 1221238 & 1313
Duplex PH 2+StudyPH161371475
Duplex PH 3BRPH2/PH3/PH67166 – 1881787 – 2024
Duplex PH 4BRPH4/PH5/PH712208 – 2472239 – 2659
Simplex PH 4BRPHS341902045
Simplex PH 5BRPHS1/PHS231982131

VIP Preview Pricing :: Special Discounts

For the VIP Preview, Developer is offering very attractive direct discount structure:
15% standard discount + 2% furnishing discount + 3% early bird discount: Total 20% !

IN ADDITION, for the Preview, Developer is also offering STAMP DUTY REBATE (Purchase Price x 3% – $5,400)!

Ripple Bay Prices :: Indicative Ranges

Prices listed here are only an approximate guide & subject to change without notice.
Excludes ground floor (PES) units & penthouses.

TypeIndicative Pricing After
20% Discount BUT
Before Stamp Duty Rebate
Indicative Pricing After
taking into account
ALL Discounts
1 BedroomFrom $430K – $550KFrom $423K – $528K
2 Bedroom (Non Seaview)From $635K – $712KFrom $620K – $696K
2 Bedroom (Seaview)From $710K – $820KFrom $695K – $800K
3 Bedroom (Non Seaview)From $820K – $1.055MFrom $800K – $1.03M
3 Bedroom (Seaview)From $1M – $1.2MFrom $975K – $1.17M
4 Bedroom (Non Seaview)From $1.1M – $1.25MFrom $1.07M – $1.22M
4 Bedroom (Seaview)From $1.35M – $1.44MFrom $1.315M – $1.39M

Ripple Bay Gallery

Click on these links for more on the Ripple Bay Condo sale:
» Ripple Bay Condo Details
» Ripple Bay Floor Plans & Location

Skyline Residences

Skyline Residences at Telok Blangah . Golf Course and Sea Views

Skyline Residences @ Telok Blangah


Sea & Golf Course Views . 5 Minutes Walk to MRT Station

Skyline Residence is an upcoming freehold Singapore condominium located right on the city fringe at Telok Blangah, part of the Southern Ridges green belt. Due for completion by 2015 at the latest, possibly slightly earlier.

The Skyline Residences Location

View of the main vehicular entrance to the condominium at 608 Telok Blangah Road, from along Telok Blangah Road.

Unique Selling Points

Skyline Residences has much to recommend it. Chiefly:

  1. Sea Views. Promises unrivalled water views. The main things between Skyline Condo and the sea are a nature reserve and golf course.

  2. Greenery. Lots of greenery around (though not as much as in the picture above, as there are buildings flanking its sides actually). Southwards there’s Keppel Golf Link and Labrador Nature Reserve, northwards lies Telok Blangah Hill Park, and eastwards we have Mount Faber Park, all part of the Southern Ridges Green Belt.

  3. MRT Station. Directly opposite the soon-to-open Telok Blangah MRT station, just a few stops from NUS, Science Park, the CBD, dining at Holland Village, shopping at Vivocity & Harbourfront. It doesn’t get much more convenient than that.

  4. Close to City & Business Centres. It doesn’t just have views and greenery; there’s also the bonus of being on the doorstep of the CBD & IRs (Integrated Resorts). A short way up the road westwards is ARC Mall at PSA Building & the huge MapleTree Business City.

  5. Amenities Nearby. Directly behind Skyline Residence is a mini-town center that provides basic amenities like a supermarket, wet market, hawker center, shops, clinics.

  6. Freehold Tenure. It is on a freehold (estate in fee simple) title. The best tenure, but getting harder to come by in Singapore as all new government land sales are for 99 years leasehold. The Business Times, 04 December 2009 edition noted: “A key benefit of owning freehold real estate is that the land value does not generally depreciate in the long term. Although all properties are subject to market fluctuations, the price of freehold land tends to be more stable than that of leasehold land over time.

The Skyline condo has one drawback though: the West Coast Highway runs in front of it, at about 4 to 5 storeys high. Noise from the highway is likely to affect the lower floors of the front block.

The Skyline Residence Condo . Views
The Skyline Residence Condo . Views

Apart from that Skyline Residence has a lot going for it – convenience, freehold status (good for capital appreciation), great location and views (good for rental yield). Probably one of the best new Singapore property for sale today.

Click on these links for more on the Skyline Residences sale:
» Skyline Condominium Details
» Skyline Condo Floor Plans & Location

Bartley Residences

Bartley Residences Condo . Pool

Bartley Residences @ Bartley MRT Station

Bartley Residences is SOLD OUT

Bartley Residences is a new condominium almost on the doorstep of Bartley MRT station, on the fringe of the Lorong How Sun private residential estate. It sits on a gentle slope rising above Bartley Road, just across from Maris Stella Primary & High Schools.

This project presents an opportunity to invest in this area in the early days of its growth.

Bartley has for long been an enclave of low-rise private property and rather overlooked to date. But it is poised to awaken with the 2 major developments planned nearby.

On one side Bidardari holds the promise of becoming another ‘Bishan’; on the other is the Paya Lebar Growth Area, set to become a major commercial hub with offices, hotels and shopping precincts envisioned. So highly valued is the Paya Lebar growth potential, that Katong Regency at Joo Chiat sold out within 3 days at an average of over $1800 PSF.

Reasons to Buy Bartley Residence

  1. Location
    Bartley is considered pretty central, not far from town. By car it is 10 – 15 minutes drive to the CBD. By train, around 15 – 20 minutes.

    The newly constructed 4.5km long Bartley-Tampines viaduct makes driving to the east a breeze. Tampines Regional Centre, is surprisingly, just ten minutes’ drive away, as are the Changi Business Park, and IKEA & Courts.

    This is also just one train stop to Serangoon MRT interchange station, where Nex Megamall is. Dine there, shop for groceries, then take the train one stop home. Or take the North East Line and be in Orchard Road in 10 minutes.

  2. MRT Effect
    It is beside an MRT station on the Circle Line, which connects all the MRT spokes around the island. You could as easily get to NUS / One-North or the Harbourfront as to Marina Bay or Changi or Woodlands.

    Property near MRT stations carry a premium: the nearer, the higher the premium. Those within 10 minutes walk have shown the greatest capital appreciation & resilience in downturns. Those within 2 minutes’ walk, like this one is, are rarer.

  3. Openness
    Not only does Bartley Residences step up to higher ground above Bartley Road, but it sits in a low-rise private residential area enjoying open views & space & winds.

    The towers fan out in 2 wings that maximises the views, with the remaining units getting either pool or garden views.

    Bartley Residences Site before Construction . Aerial View

    Bartley Residences Condominium . Towers Layout

  4. Schools
    Across the road just 5 minutes walk away are the reputable Maris Stella Primary & High Schools. Other good schools in the vicinity include Paya Lebar Methodist Girls Primary & Secondary, and Cedar Primary & Secondary Schools.

    The Australian International School at Lorong Chuan is 2 train stops from Bartley.

    Bartley Residences Condominium . Towers Layout

  5. Rental & Investment Potential
    Quite apart from the MRT station next door which always makes for a good bet, there is housing demand in Bartley because it is near centres of employment.

    Such as the Paya Lebar Commercial Hub down the road, and the industrial areas of Tai Seng & MacPherson. Actually any place along the Circle Line is a potential tenant pool. Even NUS, One-North & BioPolis are barely 25 minutes by train.

    The upcoming redevelopment of nearby Bidardari & Paya Lebar should lift values in Bartley as well, though Bartley is likely to retain some of its more peaceful & laid back character due to its less dense neighbourhood.

Bartley Residences Pricing

Note that all units have sold out. But at their launch, this was their pricing.

. 1 bedroom from $642,000
. 2 bedroom from $994,000
. 2+study from $1,036,000
. 3 bedroom from $1,300,000
. 3+study from $1,375,000
. 4 bedroom from $1,670,000
. Dual Key Units from $1,878,000
. Roof Terrace Units from $1,452,000

Click on these links for more on the Bartley Residences condo sale:
» Bartley Residences Condo Details
» Bartley Residence Floor Plans & Location

Parc Rosewood

Parc Rosewood Condo Pool View

Parc Rosewood Condominium


Affordable Resort-Style Penthouses in Woodlands

ParcRosewood is a new low-rise resort-like condominium for sale within walking distance of the Woodlands Regional Hub, MRT station & Causeway Point.

Situated in a private residential enclave within a condo belt close to landed housing. The Singapore American School is just 1.3km away.

Woodlands MRT station is going to be an interchange for the North-South Line (NSL) and the upcoming Thomson Line (TSL) that will cut travel time to town. Prices of real estate in Woodlands, especially near the interchange, is expected to appreciate accordingly in future.

Parc Rosewood Penthouse
Parc Rosewood Penthouse . Woodlands Condo for Sale

Parc Rosewood Location View

View of the condominium main entrance along Rosewood Drive. Address of the site ranges from 71 to 99 Rosewood Drive in Woodlands.

Key Points

  1. Parc Rosewood Pricing. ParcRosewood has some of the cheapest penthouses for sale, starting from $958K for a 2 bedroom penthouse, $1.218M for a 3 bedroom penthouse, $1.348 for a 4 bedroom penthouse, and $1.68M for a huge 5 bedroom penthouse. 

    Note: One 3 bedroom penthouse type can be turned into a 4-bedder. Which would make them the cheapest 4 bedroom penthouses around! (But limited availability.)

  2. Investment Potential. The upcoming TSL (Thomson MRT Line) will greatly lessen travel time from Woodlands to the city, while the RTS (Rapid Transit System) will ease causeway congestion as it will link Woodlands to Johor Baru. 

    Analysts are expecting home prices in Woodlands to appreciate as the interchange will increase human traffic & improve accessibility, which should drive up demand for property, leading to an upward impact on prices. It would also boost the rental market due to improved accessibility.

  3. Convenience. About 850m from the Woodlands Regional Hub, Library & Causeway Point which provide all the necessary amenities including supermarkets, shops, food outlets, banks, etc.

  4. Accessibility. About 950m from Woodlands MRT station & Bus Interchange. One minutes drive from the Seletar Expressway.

  5. Ambience. ParcRosewood will be a very cosy and relaxing place to come home to, given its low-rise country-resort style with landscaping, pools and water features interwoven between all blocks. Huge range of facilities. 

Parc Rosewood Pricing

Pricing as at April 2012. For limited period as of April 2012: 13.5% Discount(comprising 10% + 0.5% Early Bird Discount + 3% Stamp Duty Rebate). Note: Part or all of the discount may be withdrawn subsequently.

Unit TypeNo. of UnitsFloor AreaPricing After Discounts
1 Bedroom376431 – 560 sq ftSOLD OUT
2 Bedrooms175581 – 818 sq ftSOLD OUT
3 Bedrooms48829 – 969 sq ftSOLD OUT
2 Bedroom Penthouse241259 – 1335 sq ft$958K Upwards
3 Bedroom Penthouse371625 – 1916 sq ft$1.218M Upwards
3 + Study Penthouse91636 – 1744 sq ft$1.259M Upwards
4 Bedroom Penthouse51787 sq ft$1.348M Upwards
5 Bedroom Penthouse152260 – 2400 sq ft$1.68M Upwards
Parc Rosewood Condo Facilities
Parc Rosewood Condo . Plenty of Facilities Throughout the Site

Click on these links for more on the Parc Rosewood condo sale:
» Parc Rosewood Condominium Details
» Parc Rosewood Floor Plans & Location

Watertown Punggol Condominium

Watertown Condo at Punggol Waterway

Watertown Condo @ Punggol Waterway


Integrated Development at Punggol Town Centre & MRT

If you are looking for a condominium in Punggol, there are 2 worth looking at.

One is River Isles. NOT within walking distance to Punggol MRT but just 3 bus stops away for around $8xx PSF. Much more affordable. Even comes with marble flooring and quality fittings like Kohler.

But if you want a condo that is really convenient, look at Watertown Punggol a.k.a. ‘the condo at Punggol MRT‘. If money is no object, this is THE ONE to buy.

Lots of people seem to agree. They bought up over 160 units within 5 hours of launching (even WITHOUT seeing the showflats as those weren’t even available then), and around 420 by the 5th day. We heard even the sellers (like developer staff, agents, the bankers) were buying units for themselves.

The Watertown Location View

View of the development from along Punggol Walk, showing the condominium on top of the commercial retail podium Waterway Point.

Reasons for Buying this Watertown Punggol Project

It has, well, almost everything.

It sits on a huge shopping mall – Waterway Point – twice the size of Junction 8 @ Bishan. Everything you need is taken care of, almost. Food, groceries, shops, basic necessities & essentials, fun stuff, entertainment, cinemas, books, banks.

Watertown Condominium overlooking Punggol Waterway
Watertown Condominium overlooking Punggol Waterway

And if you get tired of the variety here, just hop onto the MRT that is linked directly, and 22 minutes later you’re in Orchard Road at Doby Ghaut station. Or hop off halfway at Nex Mega Mall.

Actually, Watertown would make a great place to retire to! All you need is downstairs in air-conditioned comfort, easily accessible without the inconveniences of sun or rain, including direct subway access to all parts of the island. That’s something tenants would appreciate too.


Assessibility is really good. Even the LRT & Bus Interchange are connected, with the LRT circling round the activity clusters & nature walks coming up around Punggol. Drivers will also like that Watertown is just 3 minutes drive from the TPE which links to the SLE/CTE & KPE. Changi Airport is less than 20 minutes drive away.

The Watertown Punggol Location
The Watertown Punggol Location

If you remember, this combo of mall + bus interchange + link to MRT was enough to make units at Bedok Residences fly off the shelves, selling 350 units in the first day alone just a few months ago. But Watertown Punggol has more. It has water views!

Watertown Punggol Waterway Location

It sits by the much talked about Punggol Waterway, hugging the widest point where the waterway turns, so it gets more water frontage. That may be just a glorified canal, but it’s a pretty one and at least we get more water here than at any other point!

Watertown Punggol Waterway
Watertown Punggol Waterway

From the mall down to the water will be terraces with alfresco dining. So it isn’t just all pragmatic convenience – there’s a ‘cool’ factor as well. It sure beats staring into someone else’s sitting room. If it wasn’t for the ABSD and recent cooling measures, Watertown could likely have beaten Bedok Residences’ record.

How much Watertown Condo Units Cost

Pricing during the launch worked out to around $1150 – $1400 PSF average. It isn’t precisely cheap. But considering that Bedok Residences almost sold out at between $1300 to $1500 PSF without benefit of a waterway or LRT, Watertown looks almost a bargain by comparison.

Here’s a very rough snapshot of pricing after the discounts (at the launch): one bedroom SOHO (high ceiling with loft bed) start from $800K, 2-bedrooms + study SOHO from $1.1M, 3-bedders from $1.5M.

Click on this link for more on the Watertown condo sale:
» Watertown Condominium Details & Floor Plans

The Archipelago Condo

Archipelago Condominium . Beside Singapore Bedok Reservoir

Archipelago Condo @ Bedok Reservoir


6 Minutes Walk to Bedok North MRT Station

Archipelago is a new condominium for sale next to Bedok Reservoir. It is one of the very rare condos in Singapore so close to water, separated only by Bedok Reservoir Park from the water’s edge.

Bedok Reservoir is actually 40% larger than Marina Bay, but you’ll be able to get the water views here for a fraction of prices there. You can see some pretty nice sunsets here too, along with fresh air and breezes.

Sale Launch and VIP Preview on 3 December 2011.

Archipelago Condominium Pool
Archipelago Condominium Pool

The Archipelago Location View

View of the main entrance from along Bedok Reservoir Road. By cutting across this road and under the HDB blocks across, it is possible to walk to Bedok North MRT station on the Downtown Line, within 6 minutes or so.

Highlights of this Project

Bedok Reservoir View at Sunset
Bedok Reservoir View at Sunset
  1. Waterfront Living. New condos for sale right next to a park & reservoir (without even a road coming in between) are hard to come by in Singapore.

  2. Convenience. Even rarer still, you won’t have to sacrifice convenience – there are shops and supermarkets next door, and the future Bedok Town Park MRT Station is 8 minutes walk away.

  3. Resort Theme. As Archipelago condo is a 5-storey development that comprises low-rise apartments and a number of semi-detached houses, the whole place has a very resort-like feel, with lovely meandering paths & water features interwoven around the site. Stress-releasing place to come home to.

  4. Investment Value. If you are buying for investment to rent out, having a park & reservoir next door, a resort lifestyle, and an MRT within walking distance, gives you an edge in attracting tenants.

  5. Strata Landed Homes. Archipelago has 24 semi-detached houses. Foreigners can buy these if they are looking for landed housing type of property, as they are not eligible for normal landed houses. Especially as there are few foreigner-eligible landed property for sale in the east of Singapore. 
Archipelago Houses . Townhouses beside Bedok Reservoir
Archipelago Houses . Semi-Detached Townhouses beside Bedok Reservoir

Click on these links for more on the Archipelago condo sale:
» Archipelago Bedok Condominium Details
» Archipelago Floor Plans & Location

Bedok Residences

Bedok Residences Condominium . Mixed Development

Bedok Central Condo @ Town Centre


Mixed Development Condominium . 2 Mins Walk to Mall & MRT

Bedok Central condominium integrated with shopping mall & Bedok Bus Interchange, with direct underpass to Bedok MRT Station. New condo that is really convenient. Direct access to food, groceries, banks, all sorts of shops, and the bus and MRT network. Less than half an hour door to door to Raffles Place. And you can leave the umbrella at home! 

Sale Launch and VIP Preview on 23 November 2011. Over 60% sold on first day alone.

Upwards of $800K for one-bedroom, $1.1M for 2-bedroom and $1.4M for 3-bedroom units.

Bedok Residences Showflat . 1BR Study Type A5as 592 sqft
Bedok Residences Showflat . 1BR Study Type A5as 592 sqft

Bedok Residences Location View

View of the mall at ground level and the condo blocks above that from along New Upper Changi Road. The MRT station is above ground, linked via underpass across the road.

Highlights of this Project

  1. Mature Estate. Bedok is an established residential estate that is well served by schools, markets, shops, food outlets, public library, and all necessary amenities.

    Moreover Bedok Town Centre is slated for a makeover, tranforming into a vibrant hub with new pedestrian malls, modernised sports stadium & swimming complex, and new food centres & town plaza.

  2. Convenience. It would be hard to get more convenient than this. Shops literally at your doorstep (about 375,000 sq ft of retail space, the size of Bishan Junction 8). Seamlessly integrated with the future air-conditioned Bedok Bus Interchange. An underpass to Bedok MRT Station that brings you to the CBD & Marina Bay via the upcoming Downtown Line 3.

    Bedok Residences would especially suit those who are pressed for time or retirees who want all-weather access to amenities should mobility become an issue.

  3. Investment Value. Its location should make it easy to rent out or to sell in future. Value will be especially enhanced with the expansion of the MRT network and the re-making of Bedok Town Centre in future.

    Potentially a large tenant pool from nearby business parks and tech hubs including Singapore Expo, Tampines Regional Centre, and Changi Business Park with its new office & retail buildings, hotels, and convention centres.

Click on these links for more on the Bedok Residences condo sale:
» Bedok Residences Condominium Details
» Bedok Residences Location & Amenities

Este Villa

Este Villa Cluster Housing

Este Villa @ Seletar Hills Estate


Este Villa is fully sold out. However another new freehold cluster housing development is launching nearby now. Called Belgravia Ace, it is the 3rd and last phase of the Belgravia Collection that sits between Seletar Hills Estate and Ang Mo Kio Avenue 5. To view it, go over to this page: Belgravia Ace.

Freehold Cluster Houses by MCL Land

Esté Villa is a freehold cluster housing development in the serene, leafy residential enclave of Seletar Hills Estate. Easily accessible to Greenwich Village mall shops & eateries, great food at Jalan Kayu, Seletar Country Club & Golf Course fronting Seletar Reservoir, and the CTE, SLE & TPE. Scheduled to complete June 2014.

Sale launch Date :: VIP Preview 2nd Week of October 2011.

Este Villa Cluster Homes
Este Villa Cluster Homes by MCL Land

Este Villa Location View

View of the main entrance along Nim Road. Address of the site ranges from 11 to 37L Nim Road in Seletar Hills Estate.

Google Map of the Location

Key Points and Este Villa Pricing

  1. Freehold Tenure. New freehold cluster housing is increasingly rare. And because of its low-rise nature, each development does not have as many units as a typical condominium, so there are not that many units available in total for sale. The potential for capital appreciation is therefore greater, due to its scarcity value.

    Scarcity | Limited Stock. The supply of landed homes in Singapore has also fallen from a peak of 18,348 units in the pipeline in the 4th Quarter of 1995 to 3,963 units in the pipeline in the 4th Quarter of 2010.

  2. Investment Value. Besides its scope for greater capital appreciation, its location is very close to Seletar Aerospace Park which is slated to create over 10,000 high-end jobs, offering a strong potential tenant pool.

  3. Space & Luxury. Collection of light-filled airy homes. Each 3-storey house comes with basement, roof attic, and its own designer lift. Total of 5 bedrooms + utility room. The basement has 2 private carpark lots and a high ceiling that offers the flexibility of adding a loft. Premium fittings and finishes such as natural marble.

  4. Facilities. This project offers the best of both worlds – landed ambience amidst the tree-lined charm of surrounding homes, plus an array of condominium facilities & pools in a secure resort-like environment.

  5. Comparative Pricing. Indicative of around $680 to $700 PSF, about half the cost of a freehold condo.
Este Villa Cluster Houses
Este Villa Cluster Houses

Click on these links for more on the Este Villa cluster houses sale:
» Este Villa Singapore Details
» Este Villa Floor Plans & Location