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Uptown @ Farrer, a 116-unit building situated in the city fringe district 8, right next to Farrer Park MRT station, is set for completion in 2021. This is a 99-year leasehold building consisting of a single 23-storey tower block over a shopping podium, providing tenants with sufficient isolation from street level a sense of exclusivity and privacy.
Uptown @ Farrer occupies the same location as Lyf Farrer Park, an Ascott-managed set of 240 serviced apartments.
A required suite of amenities including a 30-metre lap pool, aqua and pool deck, a spa pavilion, children’s water play room, BBQ grill and gym will be provided to residents by Uptown @ Farrer. These services will be situated above the shopping podium and car park, on the 4th floor.
Location of Uptown @ Farrer
Uptown @ Farrer is set in the midst of lively urban activity at the heart of the Farrer Park region in District 8 along Perumal Lane. A one-minute walk south, Farrer Park MRT Station offers residents with seamless underground connections to local services, as well as a direct 10-20 minute trip to Orchard Road and the Central Business District ( CBD).
Located opposite Uptown @ Farrer, the iconic City Square Mall, with over 200 shops including two supermarkets, a department store, restaurants and a cinema, meets everyday needs as well as entertainment. The famous Mustafa Center, the modern Centrium Mall, Sim Lim Square, as well as Tekka Market and Food Centre are other retail choices in the vicinity.
The city is steeped in Indian heritage beyond the shopping malls and is considered to be a vibrant South Asian ethnic enclave with not only a broad variety of genuine traditional Indian food, but also the initial location of Michelin-starred restaurants such as Putien. Cosmopolitan artisanal cafes selling multicultural brunches and modern fare have also been launched in the increasingly modernizing area.
As suggested in the URA Master Plan 2019, Farrer Park is itself a rapidly developing place, with recent commercial developments and space for potential commercial ventures. A super mixed-used development, near Uptown @ Farrer, was built in 2016 , for example. The building consists of the Farrer Park Hospital, as well as the One Farrer Hotel and Spa, a private care center with luxury suites and specialist clinics.
Amenities near Uptown @ Farrer
Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital is in the vicinity of Uptown @ Farrer, with additional care services such as KK Women’s And Children ‘s Hospital. There are also several leisure opportunities in the city, such as the Somme Road Playground and CSC @ Tessensohn, where there are activities accessible such as bowling and rock climbing. In addition, futsal facilities are available along Balestier Lane.
There are few primary schools within 1km here for families with small kids: Stamford Primary School and Farrer Park Primary School. Renowned institutions such as the LaSalle College of the Arts, School of the Arts (SOTA), Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) are also conveniently accessible by train to Little India or Dhoby Ghaut MRT station, which is just one or two stops away.
Motorists also have easy access, via Balestier Road or Bukit Timah Road, to the Central Expressway (CTE). It’s around a 10-15-minute drive to the CBD and Orchard Lane.
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