Singapore Luxury Residential District

Singapore’s more luxurious and high-end residential properties are located in the Core Central Region (CCR). According to URA map, the CCR region consists of Districts 1, 2, 9, 10 and 11, stretching from Sentosa, Central Business District (CBD) to Orchard Road, Cairnhill, River Valley, Tanglin, Bukit Timah, Newton and Novena. Due to its prime location, long historical standing, mature amenities and convenience, the residential developments in the CCR region are highest priced and most sought-after. It’s also good destination for rich foreign nationals from China, Indonesia, Malaysia and super rich Singaporean to invest for years.Singapore Core Centre Region URA map

Sentosa Cove on Sentosa Island

Besides as a world renown recreational island, Sentosa also hold a prestigious integrated oceanfront marina residential community, Sentosa Cove. It’s conceived with billion-dollar master plan and developed in the early 2000s. Sentosa Cove is a safe haven for ultra-high net worth individuals who value good business opportunities, attractive tax schemes, the exclusivity of Sentosa Island, transparency of property markets and steady economic growth in Singapore.

There are an estimated 2,800 condo units and 320 bungalow plots in this upscale waterfront housing region. Some of the developments include the 302-unit Cape Royale, Seascape, the 91-unit Turquoise, the 124-unit Marina Collection and the 228-unit The Residences. By far, there are no new condo sites being sold and, therefore, no future new supply in Sentosa Cove.

The government has envisaged more waterfront residential enclaves, for example, the developments in the Greater Southern Waterfront after year of 2030 and mixed-use residential District – Marina South according to URA Master Plan. these projects are still years in the making and are aimed different market segments unlike Sentosa; which is and will always remain an exclusive community with a limited supply of homes.

District 1 and 2: Singapore’s Central Business District (CBD)

Those 2 districts are also named as Downtown Core area. It covers City Hall, Raffles Place, Marina bay, Shenton Way, Tanjong Pagar and more. CBD holds many high-rise building offices, apartment blocks and commercial buildings line the busy roads. In Singapore, Downtown Core is a thriving business and entertainment hub suited to cater for people from all walks of life.

City Hall

City Hall is Singapore’s political, commercial, and art centre. It lies many landmarks such as mega complex buildings Raffles City, Suntec City and Marina Square. There are governmental buildings like Supreme Court, Parliament House. For culture and art amenities, there are National Library Building,  National Gallery Singapore, Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall and The Esplanade. The upcoming large mixed development South Beach including grade A office, hotel and upscale residence.

Raffles Place

Raffles Place is located in the centre of Downtown Core next to City Hall.  It’s Singapore financial and business hub since modern Singapore founded. There are the famous landmarks and skyscrapers including UOB Plaza, OUB Centre, Republic Plaza, On Fullerton, One Raffles Quay, OCBC Centre, Ocean Financial Centre. The Singapore Exchange – the stock exchange of Singapore is also situated in Raffles Place and Shenton way.

Marina Bay

Marina Bay is in the southern part of Singapore and east of the Downtown Core. As conceptualized in the governmental Master Plan 2003, Marina Bay is Singapore’s most modern masterpiece: new financial centre, super-stylish shopping, dinning and entertainment destinations.

So many exciting landmark buildings like Marina Bay Financial Centre, Marina Bay Sands Integrated Resort Singapore Flyers and Garden By The Bay, and Marina One represent memorial experiences on a world-class hub for work, live and play, catering to the international crowd with its top-notch offerings.

In Singapore’s CBD area, there are quite some luxury residential developments you can name a few: Marina Bay Residence, The Sail @Marina Bay, Marina Bay Suites, Marina One, V on Shenton, Wallich Residence @Tanjong Pagar Centre, and etc.

District 09 – Orchard

Orchard area is famous for its Orchard Road shopping and hotel belt and many luxury residential properties beside Orchard Road, and in Cairnhill, River Valley and Killiney.  District 09 comprises Orchard Road, Cairnhill, River Valley, and Killiney. Orchard Road is one of the best shopping destinations in Asia and a must-see stopover for every tourist in Singapore.

There are many shopping complexes at Orchard include Ngee Ann City/ Takashimaya, Ion Orchard, Wisma Atria, Tang Plaza, Wheelock Place, Lucky Plaza, Paragon, The Heeren, 313 Somerset, Orchard Centre, The Centrepoint, Plaza Singapura and many others. Great World City and Valley Point are also very popular for residents along River Valley Road.

It’s never lack super luxury home in District 9, for example, The Orchard Residence, Skyline @Orchard Boulevard, Paterson Residence, Patersion Suites, Gramercy Park, New Futrua, OUE Twin Peaks, Urban Resort Condominium, The Laurets, Orchard Scotts Residence, etc.

District 10 – Bukit Timah, Holland, Balmoral

District 10 is high-class residential area offering both the scenic view of nature and the closeness of city life. Next to Singapore’s highest Hill and Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, District 10 is very popular for many residents of well-heeled expatriates, occasional celebrities, and high net worth individuals. Singapore Botanic Garden, the local only UNESCO World Heritage Site is like a “green lung” for District 10 area and attracts many tourists and local residents for its stunning verdant landscape and tropical flora. Embed with Bukit Timah, Tanglin, Balmoral area, there are favourite destinations for luxury condominiums and good class bungalow houses and forest reserves.

Fining foods, restaurants and prominent bars can be found in the famous Sixth Avenue, Tanglin Village, and Holland Village.  Sixth Avenue is where relaxed and yet vibrant life in Bukit Timah with some good restaurants, café and bars in the town. Tanglin Village is an famous enclave of lifestyle, education and arts interests amidst lush and verdant historical places. You can find Singapore’s largest alfresco bar and restaurant, Tanglin Public Golf Course, French cuisine Au Petit Salut, Thailand restaurant Jim Thomson and European The White Rabbit. Holland Village

With row of low-rise shophouses next to Holland Village MRT Station, Holland Village is a popular shopping and dining destination for fashion Singaporeans and expatriates. Walking down Lorong Mambong and Liput, the sheer number of bars, restaurants, stores and salons might just overwhelm you.

District 10 is also well-known for its educational institution belt along Bukit Timah Road. A number of educational institutions can be found here including Anglo-Chinese School (Barker Road), Singapore Chinese Girls’ School, Methodist Girls’ School, Hwa Chong Institution, National Junior College, Raffles Girls’ Primary School, Nanyang Primary School, Nanyang Girls’ High School, Pei Hwa Presbyterian Primary School and Saint Joseph’s Institution, amongst others.

For the famous luxury residences, we can name a few here: D’leedon, Leedon Residence, The Glencaird Residences, The Nassim, Nassim Park Residences, Goodwood Residence, St Regis Residences, Grange Residences, Gramercy Park and many others.

District 11 – Novena, Newton, Thomson

District 11 comprises Newton, and Novena areas. Newton is next to Bukit Timah Road with famous Newton Food Centre offering mouth-watering local eateries at Newton Circus. Novena is an established medical precinct in centre town with super connectivity of MRT station and PIE Expressway. With its primate location, District 11 lies many upscale private housing areas, large nature reservoirs, renowned schools and religious buildings.

It is a central place where Singaporeans and expatriates can enjoy myriad facilities that cater to their everyday needs. Novena houses many amenities such as the Novena Square Shopping Mall, Novena Medical Centre, sports-themed mall Velocity and kid-themed mall United Square.

Under URA Master Plan, Singapore’s largest healthcare complex is planned in Novena area, called Health City Novena Health City Novena is a 17-hectare modern integrated healthcare, medical education and research hub, physically linking Tan Tock Seng Hospital Ren Ci Hospital. A new community hospital, medical school and research institution, a number of public and volunteer healthcare facilities will be developed too. The built-up area for all healthcare facilities and services in the vicinity is projected to jump from 250,000 square metres to 600,000 square metres with the completion of the complex by year of 2030.

The upscale residential developments in District 11 include Trilight, Lincoln Residences, Park Infinia @ Wee Nam, Soleil @Sinaran, Viva, Newton Regency, 6 Derbyshire and etc.