Sengkang Grand Residence Condominium is located in District 19 at Sengkang Central near Buangkok MRT Station.
When we consider livability, there are many things that factor into a possible new residence. Aside from safety and peacefulness, we also have to check the condo’s proximity to modern conveniences that we can no longer live without. The good news is that Sengkang Grand Residences’ location, as well as its neighboring areas, make for an ideal place to raise a family or live as young professionals. You won’t have to travel long distances to get what you need. All of your necessities will be close at hand, on top of numerous indulgences that are nice to have every once in a while.
The condo will be right smack dab in the middle of Buangkok, so you’ll be in the midst of the neighborhood’s hustle and bustle while still being able to enjoy the scenic views of the sea. Because it’s so close to the water, the dining options are endless. All of the seafood is freshly caught and prepared into world class meals that tourists flock to Singapore for.
If retail therapy is your way of de-stressing, there is also no shortage of shops and commercial centers to buy your sought-after items from. Everything you could possibly want, you can definitely get without having to drive or commute very far. As for recreation, you and your family can spend quality time at the nearby parks full of lush gardens and tended greenery. If you plan on relocating your family or starting a new one of your own, Sengkang Grand Residences will be the perfect place to settle because the surrounding nature is well-preserved and taken care of.
Entertainment is of no short supply either. There are many malls around the area that have cinemas, arcades, restaurants, cafes, and bars. It will be easy for you to meet up with friends and hang out in trendy places. If your kids’ education is high on your list of priorities, there are many good schools in the area for you to choose from. Overall, this location should check off all the items on your list because it’s so close to anything your family could need.
Getting around will be a breeze
If you don’t have a vehicle, determining how easy or complicated it would be to maneuver around the area that you’re living in is essential. Living in a nice condo would defeat the purpose of living in the city if it’s out of the way. Luckily, Buangkok has an integrated transportation system to help commuters get around without much hassle. If you work in the city center or plan on doing so, it would be easy to get there because of the transport links.
Getting to Buangkok from Hougang would be no problem because of the North-East Line, which also goes past the Dhoby Ghaut and Clarke stations. There will also be an integrated transport hub that is soon to be in operation in Hougang. This will allow commuters to switch from a bus to the MRT, all while being able to replenish their supplies from stores and recharge at numerous food and beverage concessions.
By 2030, future residents of Sengkang Grand Residences will also be able to enjoy the convenience of travelling to Western Singapore and Changi Airport by way of the Cross Island Line. This will be extremely useful if you have to catch a flight. From Buangkok, you could get to Pan Island, Central, and Seletar expressways in just a couple of minutes if you do have a vehicle of your own. Because Buangkok is so accessible to everyone who wants to visit it, it’s no wonder that it’s home to many reputable establishments. You can expect this area to be developed even further way into the future.
Close to reputable educational institutions
If you’re a parent or you plan on being one, then your children’s education is something that should be high up on your list of priorities when looking for a new place to live. Fortunately, Buangkok has no shortage of outstanding schools for you to enroll them at. Owning a unit in Sengkang Grand Residences will take a load off your kids because they wouldn’t have to travel very far to get to school. Picking them up afterwards would also be easier on you if they’re not yet at an age where they can get home by themselves.
The first-rate transport system will ensure safe and comfortable commutes for your kids, and you wouldn’t have to compromise the quality of the education that they’re receiving. There is also a number of preschools and daycare centers for younger kids in case you have to work and leave your little ones during the day. Here are a couple of reputable educational institutions around Sengkang Grand Residences:
- Cristofori Music School
- Holy Innocents Primary School
- Montfort Junior
- Nan Chiau Primary School
- Dimensions Commercial School
- Yamaha Music Academy
- Punggol Primary School
- Tots House
- Seng Kang Primary School
- Seng Kang Secondary School
- Heguru Education Centre
- Tio Chu Kang Primary School
- CHIJ Joseph’s Convent
- Compassvale Secondary School
- Holy Innocents High School
- Hougang Secondary School
- My First Skool
- Bearrington Child Care and Development Centre
- Nan Chiau High School
- Little Readers
- Xinmin Secondary School
As you can see, all levels of education are covered, so there will be a proper school for your kids to attend no matter what age they are.
Satiate your shopping needs at nearby malls
Frequenting malls and hanging out at trendy new places is part of the fast-paced city lifestyle. Malls are the solution if you want to cure your soul with a bit of retail therapy or you just want to catch the latest movies. They’re also great places to go to for date nights or perhaps to enjoy a nice brew and scone by yourself. Where you would be doing your weekly grocery runs is also important. It’s a good thing that there are Cold Storage, Sheng Siong, Giant, NTUC FairPrice supermarkets around for you to supply your pantry and fridge.
If you love getting your shop on, a unit at this premium condo would definitely be a dream come true because of how close it is to a couple of topnotch shopping centers. You also have to consider that Buangkok has not peaked and it will be even more developed in the future. That means more amenities will be popping up left and right in this area. Sengkang Grand Residences will be close to:
Hougang Green Shopping Mall
There are over 70 stores in this mall, including beauty shops and pharmacies. Residents along Sengkang Central can get to this mall by taking the 101 or 156 bus routes. They can also take the train. It’s worth taking a trip to this modest shopping center just for Arnold’s Fried Chicken alone. They’ve been serving sinfully sumptuous chicken dishes for many years and is a local favorite.
Riverdale Mall houses over 60 businesses, ranging from supermarkets to various services. It has a free shuttle bus service. Riverdale Mall also incorporates sustainability into their operations – something that might interest the more eco-friendly shopper.
Seletar Mall opened back in 2014. It’s right to Fernvale LRT Station, but residents of Sengkang Grand Residences can reach it by taking the 50 and 163 bus routes. Seletar Mall features over 130 stores, nursing rooms, and a rooftop playground. It’s also home to the first Singaporean Oki-Machi.
Compass One was originally called Compass Point when it was first opened in 2002. It underwent extensive renovation and was reopened in 2016. Now, it features over 200 stores, and it’s very easy to get to because it’s adjacent to Sengkang MRT and LRT stations. They have warmly lit and spacious nursing rooms, fast Wi-Fi, and a play area for kids for up to age 12. They’ve also partnered up with Virogreen, an E-waste recycling company.
If you like alfresco dining and quaint village-style aesthetics, then Greenwich V is definitely worth a visit. Its unique outdoor concept mixes modern living with natural elements. They have many charming food and beverage establishments, including the famous Bakery Cuisine.
Perhaps the best known mall in Buangkok is Hougang Mall. Before it was renovated back in 2006, it went by NTUC Mall. Residents of Buangkok have easy access to this mall because it’s so close to Hougang MRT station. Those who don’t feel like taking the train may also get here by bus.
There are over 130 stores to satisfy your shopping needs, as well as a food court with a wide array of food options to choose from. There is also a playground where kids can hang out and socialize.
Amazing food options
Buangkok is by no means a culinary mecca, but there are still many amazing food options within your reach as a future resident of Sengkang Grand Residences. Nearby restaurants offer some of the most delicious food in the whole country. You definitely won’t be missing high quality food and unique hang out places once you move in this neighborhood. Here are some options that you’re going to have as a unit owner in this condo:
If you’re a fan of Japanese food, then you might already have heard of Sakae Sushi. Located at Compass One, this is the perfect joint for families who want to enjoy Japanese fare the way it was meant to be served. Sushi is a casual food item and Japanese people mostly eat in on the go in quaint places that serve them in conveyor belts. To have the same kind of authentic Japanese dining experience, pay Sakae Sushi a visit. They also serve ramen, soba, tempura, and teppanyaki, among other things.
Teck Ee Seafood
This is the perfect place if you’re craving comfort food, don’t feel like dirtying your kitchen, or you have no time to prepare meals. Teck Ee Seafood offers delicious versions of dishes that we’re all familiar with and that will satisfy everyone in your family. Warm your soul with their soup selection, including seafood Tom Yam. They’re also famous for their Red Grouper Fish Steamboat and tender pork ribs.
The high ceilings and lush gardens surrounding the dining area make for a peaceful dinner spot for friends and family. The staff are also very accommodating.
Chicken Up Buangkok
For fans of Korean cuisine, this is the place to be. Get your Korean fried chicken fix from Chicken Up where they marinade their meats for 12 hours and expertly deep fry them to perfection. They also serve various rice bowls, fried seafood, famous Korean side dishes, salads, and bingsu. They also deliver if you don’t feel like going out.
Enjoy the surrounding nature
One of the typical drawbacks of condo living is not being able to enjoy nature. Some condo residents might find this living situation a bit confined especially if there is no greenery around. Luckily for future residents of Sengkang Grand Residences, there are nature parks around the neighborhood. In fact, you will find one of these parks right across from your future home.
You can engage and various outdoor recreational activities with your friends and family or perhaps enjoy a nice jog by yourself. Here are your options:
Sengkang Riverside Park
Located in Anchorvale Street, this whole park covers a 3 km. area, which makes it an ideal spot for those who love to run and cycle. The trail is quite scenic, lined with different species of fruit trees. It’s also connected to the Sengkang Sports Complex by a floating wetland that serves as a habitat for fish. There is also a Civic Event Lawn where the community gathers.
Sengkang Sculpture Park
The art in this park adheres to a beautiful marine theme. Visitors can spend time there for a local cultural experience. The sculptures were designed specifically for visitors to interact with. This is also where folks gather for dance and aerobics lessons. Famous sculptures from this site include “Rotating Fish Motif Panels” and “Bubbles.” Young people usually go here to take pictures for their Instagram page, while the older folks go here to work out.
Sengkang Neighborhood Park
The Sengkang Neighborhood Park is right next to the Serangon River, making this a serene location for barbecues. The gardens in this park are well tended and they have all sorts of different flowering plants for a unique sensory experience.