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An Ocean of Options from 12 On Shan

| Property Articles | 08/07/2015



Another trendy condominium building is soon to rise in District 12’s Balestier area. On 12 shan Road, what used to be Shan Court will be given a drastic upgrade, thanks to TA Realty Pte Ltd. This undertaking will make way for the new and exciting 12 On Shan. It’s going to be a 99-year leasehold, tentatively scheduled for TOP in the year 2019.

12 On Shan will proudly offer 72 new, top-quality homes. A sense of restfulness will welcome you home as you go through the doors. The carefully-considered layout will prove to be efficient and freeing, and the north-to-south orientation will assure you of good natural lighting and ventilation. The superior finish will be made complete with branded fixtures and appliances, providing a clean, convenient living space for you and your family. You can rest contentedly in your designer apartment as you shut out the din of the day.

An assortment of amenities will also be made available for residents, enriching your living experience: You can use the gym to your advantage, so you could shape your body and project a healthier image of yourself. You can use the lap pool for some early-morning swimming exercises; you can also go there in the afternoons to cool off, or in the evenings to de-stress after a hard day at your workplace. Or you might just want to lounge at the pool deck, or take a breather by the landscaped gardens.

The choice location is a vibrant melange of various elements: from traditional shops to swank shopping malls; local culture to modern innovations; Asian hawker cuisine to international delicacies. Balestier is the kind of neighborhood that brings together the classic and the contemporary, a multitude of of leisure and entertainment choices. There’s no need at all to go far for an everyday escape. And since the general area has been developed to accommodate the nearby residential sites, there are a lot of nearby essentials such as supermarkets, schools, and other facilities.


If shopping is your favorite recreational activity, you won’t run out of options in the surrounding areas. Balestier Plaza is actually just around the corner. Also quite close by are United Square Shopping Mall, Square 2, Novena Square, Balestier Point, and Balestier Hill Shopping Centre. What’s more, you can drive to Orchard Road in under 10 minutes via the CTE, and splurge in the collection of over 20 malls in the immediate area. Just as easy to get to are Mustafe Centre, City Square Mall, and Tekka Centre. For everyday needs like groceries or food items, there’s an NTUC Fairprice in Shaw Plaza, and a wet market along Whampoa Drive. There’s also a Cold Storage in Novena Square, and another NTUC Fairprice in Square 2.


Apart from the restaurants and fast-food outlets found in the malls mentioned above, there are a whole lot of options in the nearby areas to make your tummy happy. Balestier Road alone has a varied line-up of eateries. There are nice cafes, Asian restaurants, Asian fusion, hotel restos and a lot more. If you crave hawker fare for your everyday meals, you can easily walk to Balestier Food Centre.

Medical Centres

A stone’s throw away is Novena, which is famous for its congregation of world-class hospitals. You’ll just be a few minutes away from the top-notch medical expertise of Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Ren Ci, and Tan Tock Seng Hospital. Also within reach are Thomson Medical Centre, Mount Alvernia Hospital, and KK Women and Children’s Hospital.


You can help your children establish good foundations for a solid life by providing them with a good education. Among the many schools within a few minutes’ drive are Balestier Hill Primary and Secondary Schools, CHIJ Primary and Secondary Schools, Hong Wen School, Anglo-Chinese School, Bendemeer Secondary School, St. Joseph’s Institution Junior, and Catholic Junior College. You may also want to consider Our Junior’s Schoolhouse, Victory Life Christian School, or Global Indian International School.

Various Recreation

Near Shan Road are Toa Payoh Town Park, Toa Payoh Stadium, Singapore Polo Club, Safra Toa Payoh, and Toa Payoh Golf Range. And don’t forget the string of hotels along Balestier Road – nearby hotels mean a nearby retreat.


12 On Shan is just a few minutes’ walk from the Novena MRT Station as well as the Toa Payoh MRT Station. It’s also near main routes such as Balestier Road, Thomson Road, Moulmein Road, Bukit Timah Road, Dunearn Road, Pan-Island Expressway, and Central Expressway.

A vivacious mix of exciting destinations, everyday essentials, and easy access to everything else, Balestier is the place to be. In fact, a lot of people hope to rent a home within that area, near where the suburbs and the city converge. It’s a desirable address in a highly networked part of the island. Should you wish to buy your next home, – or perhaps, an investment unit for rent – it’s best to get in touch with people who can help you make the right financial decisions. Contact iCompareloan mortgage broker and ask them about their methods to compare Singapore home loans.

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