Lots of exciting developments are happening in the North-East region! We believe it is high time to buy new launches within this area just in time for the master plans to materialise.
Within 5-minute stroll to Serangoon MRT Interchange, Forest Woods Residences is where life’s pleasures are all within reach.
5 Reasons to Invest in Forest Woods Residences
1. Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) Master Plan for the North-East Region
With the URA’s plan to provide active green and blue spaces for all, residents can access the wealth of greenery and waterways in the North-East region more easily with new park connectors in future.
Included in the plan is the development of the cyclist-friendly North-East Waterways. he promenades along our waterways at Serangoon Reservoir, Punggol Reservoir and My [email protected] are popular with cyclists and other recreational users will be transformed into active spaces. These will be utilised for water activities, connected to recreational nodes such as Punggol Regional Sports Centre, SAFRA Punggol and Anchorvale Community Club.
Zones for Water Activities and Launch Points | Source: URA
There have been three Completed ABC Waters Projects in Hougang. PUB has recently completed improvement works to the water bodies along Serangoon Reservoir, Sungei Pinang and along Hougang Ave 10.
Defu Industrial City is 4.2km away from Forest Woods and is estimated to complete in 2020. It is a 7-storey development that will feature high floor loading and ceiling height with direct ramp access to units catering to a wide range of trades.
2. Transportation and Accessibility
Commuting to work or school for your kids is convenient from Forest Woods. It is minutes away from the Central Business District. The nearest train station connects to the North-East Line and Circle Line and easy access to CTE, PIE, and KPE major expressways, getting anywhere on the island is a breeze. Not to mention the Serangoon Bus Interchange is located right next to it, adding to your complete transport options.
The Cross Island Line (CRL) has two stations each in Ang Mo Kio, Serangoon and Hougang. Residents can enjoy faster commutes across the island for living, working and playing!
Ang Mo Kio Linear Park is easily accessible from Forest Woods Residences, at only 4.7 km away. It will be a signature green spine that links the Buangkok, Seletar Hills, and Cheng San neighbourhoods to the larger Coast to Coast Trail.
Due to its centrality, comprehensive transportation coverage and good amenities, properties in Serangoon are very appealing to both Singaporeans and expatriates alike. It is surely a breeze for one to access the City and other parts of Singapore from Serangoon!
3. Leisure and Recreation
NEX is the largest mall in the north-east. It is a favourite hangout for residents and visitors alike with its comprehensive offerings of retail, entertainment and dining options.
For fresh market produce and local food, you may take a short walk to Serangoon Avenue 3 Food Centre and Market or the Joo Seng Food Place. Alternatively, you could head to Serangoon Gardens where the famous Serangoon Garden Market is located.
Serangoon Garden Circus is also popular in the area aside from Serangoon Gardens Food Centre or popularly known as the Chomp Chomp Food Centre, Chomp Chomp serves delicious local delights in BBQ stingray, BBQ chicken wings, satay and Hokkien mee.
You may also visit Serangoon Gardens Country Club, a family-friendly club with an Olympic-sized swimming pool, wading pool, water play area, gym, bowling alley and other sports and dining facilities.
Serangoon Sunshine Park is a local favourite for recreation and relaxation. Besides offering exercise facilities for the youth and the elderly, it is also an ideal place for jogging. It is located just a few steps away from Serangoon MRT station. You may also take a walk or ride a bike to Bishan Park using the Park Connectors.
4. Healthcare and Childcare
A major hospital nearby is Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital (KWSH), which is a charitable organization providing healthcare to the needy and lower-income families in Singapore.
Mount Alvernia Hospital is 5.9 km away from Forest Woods. Sengkang General and Community Hospital. With 1,400 beds and a range of healthcare services, the hospital will serve the needs of North-East residents conveniently, these are 6.4km away from Forest Woods Residences.
Tan Tock Seng Hospital is 6.9km away while there are other polyclinics that are easily accessible from Forest Woods.
Large Childcare Centres in Sengkang are accessible from Forest Woods via the NEL (after four stops). It will have four centres to be built this year and offer spaces for ~2,000 children. They will be spread across town so that families have access to quality and affordable childcare services.
Reputable schools can be found easily in Serangoon, including Rosyth School and St. Andrew Secondary School. Popular schools like Paya Lebar Methodist Girl’s School (Primary & Secondary), St. Gabriel’s Secondary, Maris Stella (Primary and Secondary) are near Serangoon Central. Other primary schools nearby are: Yangzheng, Cedar, Zhonghua, Xinghua and CHIJ Lady of Good Counsel.
There are also reputable secondary schools such as Zhonghua, Bartley and Yuying. Students are able to take further studies in tertiary institutions such as the Singapore Institute of Commerce, La Salle College of Arts and Nanyang Junior College. The Australian International School is only a five-minute drive from Serangoon Gardens. The large variety of schools available makes Serangoon an ideal place for young families to families with school-age children.
Considering all these perks, no wonder there’s a steady increase in demand for properties in this district. Both locals and expats will love the village feel in the suburban location of Serangoon with a lower price range than the other, more mature towns in Singapore.
Forest Woods Residences Project Details
|Developers||Serangoon Green Pte. Ltd. (A joint venture by City Developments Limited, Hong Leong Holdings Limited & TID Pte Ltd)|
|Price||From $ 1,398,000 for a 743 – 1130 sq ft 3BR unit|
|Lease type||99-year leasehold|
|Location||District 19- Serangoon Central|
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