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Do you remember the veins pattern on your sibling’s eyeballs because you have lived in a cramped space? Every morning do wait for a long time in order to get into the bathroom? Do you have to wait for 20 minutes for your turn to put on your makeup?
Are you frustrated with living in a cramped space? In that case, you need a bigger living space than a regular HDB apartment. If you are living in a home that is so much cramped, you need executive maisonette. Here are few suggestions.
Executive maisonettes, what are they?
Executive maisonettes, which sounds more like high-end pastry that is sold in executive airline lounges exclusively (remember crepinette?), are a type of HDB flats with two different floors, the ground floor, and the upper floor. In Executive maisonettes, kitchen, living room, and dining room are on the ground floor, where as the bedrooms are on the upper floor. The average size of executive maisonette is around 1,570 sq ft. This kind of home size will probably be enough for a large family by the year 2037.
Since executive maisonettes are not being built currently, they are in high demand. In 1995, Executive maisonettes were replaced by the Executive Condominium (EC) scheme. Because of their scarcity, executive maisonettes have reached the resale value of around $1 million.
There are people in Singapore who still prefer executive maisonettes over ECs. For these people, it is more important not to bump into a family member for relieving themselves in the morning or doing daily chores than having a gym or a pool in the house. In an executive maisonette, there is a staircase that separates communal living spaces with bedrooms, which is considered a good feature.
If you’re looking to purchase an executive maisonette, we have found a few that you might give a consideration.
Located at Clementi Street 13, District 5, Sunset Way is priced between $890,000 and $908,888. Executive maisonettes at Sunset Way have 3 bedrooms and 2 or 3 bathrooms. The floor area is 1,582 sq ft.
Executive maisonettes at Sunset Way are surrounded by lush greenery. They are comparatively close to the city; it is an only 20-minute drive from the city center. Because of the location, these EMs are very popular among the buyers as they offer convenience as well as seclusion – the highly sought after features for home buyers.
With its handful of high-rise HDB blocks, Sunset Way is surrounded by private estates. Some of these units offer wonderful city view. Furthermore, if you are living in executive maisonettes at Sunset way, you don’t have to go very far away because schools, cafes and shopping centers are nearby.
If you love dining in restaurants, Sunset Way has many unique and quirky cafes and restaurants. At Sunset Way, you may not find an MRT station in a walking distance; however, there is a shuttle bus service that will take you to Holland Village, Clementi Central, and the CBD.
Bishan is located at Bishan Street 23 and Bishan Street 13, District 20. You can buy an executive maisonette at Bishan for $960,000 and $990,000. With the floor of 1,572 to 1,636 sq ft, executive maisonettes at Bishan have 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.
Bishan was a giant graveyard formerly, however, it has now shaken off its shadowy reputation. If you are worried about ghostly sightings, you don’t have to think too seriously about the spirits because there are only two or three incidents in every 7th month. Just kidding!
In a serious note, Bishan is a good place to live. From Bishan Park to Junction 8, you can find numerous amenities, so you don’t have to worry about the need to buy supplies, or physical and emotional necessities. Through the Bishan MRT station, you can have access to the Circle line and the North-South. There is also a bus service. The residents at Bishan can take any transport service they want.
Two executive maisonette units have sold for $1 million, and more are expected to cross this mark.
Toh Yi Gardens
Located at Toh Yi Drive, District 21, executive maisonettes at Toh Yi Gardens have ground area of 1,570 sq ft. You can experience spacious living in executive maisonettes at Toh Yi Gardens because there are 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. The average price is just about $950,000.
Sandwiched between Upper Bukit Timah Road and Bukit Timah Road, Toh Yi Gardens units are double-storey units having red brick exteriors. It is a yet another residential estate for a quiet living and luxury living. When you begin to live here you may bump into people who spend $600 every month in their pets, or the company directors and business owners.
There are numerous amenities nearby, yet you can get a pristine and quiet life. Density is very low, therefore, traffic is never a problem. You can see a parade of luxury vehicles and shiny new cars, Cannot afford your own vehicle, don’t worry there is public transport as well.
Grocery shopping or buying supplies for your homely is very easy as you can find a wet market and FairPrice Finest, at Bukit Timah Plaza, in a walking distance.
If you are a food lover and want to try various dishes, you can find numerous eateries offering pasta, pizza, coffee and many baked items you name it.
Along the Downtown line, there is Beauty World MRT station, which gives attractiveness to Toh Yi Gardens. If you want to buy an executive maisonette, it’s the right time to act. Buy an executive maisonette unit at Toh Yi Gardens before the price crosses $1 million marks.
Located at Chai Chee Avenue, District 16, Bedok can be considered relatively a cheaper housing option for its average price is just about $790,000. Executive maisonette units have 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms and 1,560 sq ft floor area.
When Bedok Mall opened, the executive maisonettes in Bedok got a facelift. You can now buy a MacBook, Doc Martens or anything else. Before that, the only shopping options were an emporium and a market adjacent to the Bedok bus interchange. Over the years, the place has gone through a widespread transformation, which increased its retail value.
Since there has been a steady development in the area, the property has tremendous potential for long term profits. Along the East-West line, there is Bedok MRT Station, which makes transportation very convenient in Bedok. There is also Bedok bus interchange as well. If you want to invest in property that will give you lots of gains, you should consider buying executive maisonettes in Bedok.
Located in Bukit Batok Central and Bukit Batok Street 52, District 23, executive maisonettes in Bukit Batok can be bought for $699,000 – $780,000. Units in Bukit Batok are 3-4 bedrooms and 2-3 bathrooms apartments which have the floor size of 1,550 to 1,560 sq ft.
Based on the pricing and size, the executive maisonette units offer a good housing option. We can expect many more developments in near future, however, at this moment the primary attraction is the West Mall. Transportation is also very convenient in Bukit Batok because Bukit Batok MRT and Bukit Gombak MRT are located nearby. In the distant past, Bukit Batok was a small industrial area.
We have included Bukit Batok on our list of executive maisonettes because you can get such as spacious home a fair price. If you have a big family and want a home in the west, you should definitely check out Bukit Batok.
Development for your consideration
Aside from executive masionettes, a phenomenal residential development highly commendable and this is the Goodwood Grand. This is an exclusive freehold property developed under the competent Feature (Balmoral) Pte Ltd. This is a 12-storey property blended with 65 unitshaving 2-3 bedrooms. An eight strata bungalows that is perfect for your family, single business venture or investors.
Goodwood Grand rises at Balmoral Road, District 10, Singapore. Transportation is hassle -free because main means of transportation is within the area only such as the Stevens MRT, Bukit Timah Road, Pan Island Expressway and Central Expressway.
Don’t be the last but be the first to acquire Goodwood Grand!