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If there is one place in Singapore that is worthy of your investment, it would in Orchard Road. Orchard is very famous for its wide range of leisure, recreational, entertainment and gastronomically satisfying facilities. It was actually tagged as the “Shopping Mecca” of Singapore!
Orchard stretches 2.5 kilometer from Tanglin Road to Dhoby Ghaut. It was named after the blooming orchards and plants that existed in the area many years ago. Today, this area is very vibrant and lively. It is filled with shopping malls, hotels, health care facilities, cinemas and even residential condominiums (low rise or high rise). Yes, URA has injected the area with both mixed and residential developments to keep its life flowing day in and day out!
The urban design of Orchard is carefully planned for years. It was aimed to radiate great connectivity and unmatched accessibility. People working or living within the area can move around without any hassles. They can access MRT Stations and expressways (Central Expressway) in just a few minutes walk or drive! They can also go from one building to the other, through sheltered pedestrians, without the need to battle with fast moving cars or buses.
Embassies are well concentrated in Orchard Area. Some of them include The Japanese Embassy, Embassy of Ireland and The Royal Thai Embassy. Luxurious clubs (e.g. Tanglin Club and American Club) and prestigious schools (local and international) are also rampant in the area. Those are some of the reasons why Orchard is very famous to expats.
Singapore Property: Freehold Projects in Orchard
Because of the presence of vital establishments, leisure facilities and transportation services in Orchard, properties there seem to cost higher than its neighboring estates. One prime and freehold residence in Orchard is Hamilton Scotts, along Angullia Park. The project is developed by Hayden Properties. It features its 30-storey high building, which houses 56 spacious units. Its units consist of 3 bedroom units, junior penthouses and penthouses!
There is another freehold project that will rise within Orchard area. This project is under Tanglin View Pte Ltd and is called: Skyline @ Orchard Boulevard. Skyline @ Orchard Boulevard stands 33 floors high and contains 40 units! It offers 1+1 bedroom units, 2 bedroom units, 3 bedroom units, 3+1 bedroom units and 4+1 bedroom units.
Aside from high-rise condos, landed properties are also abundant in Orchard- specifically around Nutmeg and One Tree Hill Roads.
With its endless amenities and great connectivity, Orchard is indeed one of the best areas in Singapore that is worthy of your investment (though it may cost you much). If you get to own a unit here, there is a great chance that you would one day stand elbow-to-elbow with some of the famous celebrities living in the country like Wakin Chau and Jackie Chan!