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Lake Life in Jurong

| Property Articles | 08/10/2014

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Lake Life is a new executive condominium in Jurong (District 22), rising on the intersection of Yuan Ching and Tao Ching Roads. The development is a project of Evia Real Estate, a consortium of BBR Development, CNH Investment, and OKP Land.

The 99-year leasehold will be the first executive condominium in the western region in seventeen years. Though there are a lot of ECs throughout the island of Singapore, it’s quite rare for one to be in such an ideal situation. Lake Life will be erected on a 129,135-square foot parcel of land in the scenic Jurong Lake District. The site is just a ten-minute drive away from Jurong Gateway, which is currently being developed into the largest commercial hub outside of the CBD. The whole Lake District is in fact right now being transformed into a thriving center for lifestyle and business, with Jurong Gateway and Lakeside as the main attractions. In the coming years, a wealth of leisure destinations will be opened, and myriad job opportunities created.

Like Life will have 5 blocks of 20 storeys each, to contain 546 home units. It will feature an assortment of units from 2-bedroom apartments to 5-bedroom ones.

– 2BR (between 740 and 960 sq ft; 28 units)
– 3BR (between 1,000 and 1,120 sq ft; 85 units)
– 3BR Premium (between 1,080 and 1,720 sq ft; 150 units)
– 4BR unit (between 1,230 and 1,259 sq ft; 76 units)
– 4BR premium (between 1,190 and 1,490 sq ft; 188 units)
– 5BR (between 1,600 and 1,710 sq ft; 19 units)
– Penthouse (between 1,680 and 1,710 sq ft)

The EC offers a wealth of lifestyle facilities to elevate your home experience. First off, it will have a swimming pool where you can take a plunge, and a steam room where you can sweat your stress away. Create a special dinner with your loved ones at the sky dining area (which has a cooking station); or plan a more laid-back meal by the barbecue pit. Stay fit with the help of the gym, the fitness stations, the yoga room, or the tennis courts. Make time for closeness at the children’s playground, the games room, or the pavilion.

Transport Connectivity

The site is agreeably close to the Pan-Island Expressway as well as the Ayer Rajah Expressway, so travelling by car will be a breeze. You can drive to the CBD or Orchard road in just a quarter of an hour.

If you’d rather take public transportation, you can catch a ride at the Lakeside MRT Station (East-West Line; EW26). You can also easily grab a bus at Yuan Ching Road, so there’s really no need to have a car in this peaceful neighborhood.

SchoolsIf you have any school-aged children in your family, you won’t have a problem about where to enroll them. Lakeside Primary School is just close by. Also within the vicinity are St. Anthony’s, Shuqun, Fuhua, Rulang, and Boon Lay Garden Primary School.

As for secondary education, Jurong Secondary School is just around the block. Your children can also go to River Valley High School, Shuqun, Hua Yi, Yuan Ching, Fuhua, or Yuhua Secondary School.

If you would your like your kids to enroll in an international program, you can send them to Canadian International School (Lakeside Campus) or Yuvabharathi International School.

Also just minutes away are Jurong Junior College, Spring College International, Nanyang Technological University, and a multitude of pre-schools.

Shopping Plazas

The rapidly growing Jurong area is a burgeoning commercial haven, with a string of malls lined up for your leisure. There’s the Taman Jurong Shopping Centre, Boon Lay Shopping Centre, Jurong Point, JCube, Westgate, IMM and Jem.

Parks and Gardens

Jurong provides great environs for nature-lovers and young families, with all of its the verdant, open spaces. Yuan Ching Road looks out into the picturesque Jurong Lake District, which is home to beautiful gardens, bodies of water, and a number of recreational facilities.

For a quick retreat, simply stop by the Jurong Lake Park, just across the road. You can also revel in some beautiful greenery and waterscapes at the Chinese Garden or the Japanese Garden.

Perhaps you would rather take a break at Jurong Central Park, which is a great place to bond with your children. It has a jogging path, a playground, fitness stations, and life-sized board games.

Northward, you’ll find Bukit Batok Hillside Park. There’s also Jurong Hill Park, which overlooks the township. You may also want to admire the flora and fauna at Jurong Bird Park, the largest bird park in Asia, which features over 5,000 of our feathered friends.

Sports and Play

Break out your golf clubs at Jurong Country Club or the Fairway Club. Or enjoy some sports activities at Jurong Stadium, Singapore Sports Centre, the Superbowl, or Jurong Archery Club. In Jurong Lake Park, you’ll find Water Venture, which offers facilities for various watersports.

Eateries

Taman Jurong Market and Food Centre can be your quick stop for fresh produce, or just-cooked hot meals. You can also try Yuhua Market & Hawker Centre, Quality Road Food Centre, Boon Lay Place Market & Food Village, or Jurong Port Road Food Centre.

There are also a lot Japanese restaurants in the area, like Kotobuki, Bimi Kaiho, Hill Top, and Sobasei. If you prefer Chinese cuisine, there’s Din Tai Fung, Lai Lai, Soon Lee, Sun Lok Noodle House, and Song Hua Jiang.

Other

Also in the neighborhood are other conveniences you will greatly appreciate: Jurong Lakeside Club, West Point Hospital, Jurong Community Hospital, the new Science Centre Singapore, and Jurong Regional Library. You might also want to take the family to Snow City, Singapore’s first covered snow centre.

This hot, new EC is attracting a lot of interest, mainly because it’s the first executive condo development in the area in almost two decades. If this is your first time to buy a home, and depending on your eligibility, you might be able to apply for a S$30,000 grant. If you already own a residence elsewhere, it would please you to know that Lake Life is one of the last few properties that don’t require a resale levy. This is why Lake Life Executive Condominium is such a great investment.

If you meet all the qualifications for owning an EC unit, plan ahead for this purchase. Do yourself a big favor and compare mortgage loan Singapore first. Get in touch with iCompareLoan mortgage broker.

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