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The Minton @ Hougang: Award-Winning Condominium With Spacious Homes and Unique Facilities

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The Minton is a prestigious development in Hougang District 19 that has bagged two awards: Landscape Industry Association Singapore (LIAS) Awards of Excellence 2015 (Gold) and Building & Construction Authority (BCA) Construction Excellence Awards 2015 (Merit).

Developed by Kheng Leong Co. and Low Keng Huat (S) Pte Ltd, this 99-year leasehold property stands 17 storeys tall and comprises a total of 1145 residential units, including 24 units of penthouses. Besides being an award-winning condominium, there are other points about this captivating residence.

4 Reasons Why The Minton Is an Ideal Home:

1. Specifications and Perks for Own Stay

Project Name Tenure TOP Unit Type (up to) Size in sqft (up to) Average Price PSF (up to)
The Minton 99-year leasehold 2016 1-bedroom
2-bedroom
3-bedroom
4-bedroom
5-bedroom
797
1,087
1,991
2,788
2,885
$1,030

The Minton offers spacious units, with two-bedroom units that go up to 1,087 sqft. It caters to any buyer category, from working professionals to multi-generation families. The design of the condominium features clean lines, displaying a modern and elegant silhouette along with bay windows and balconies made up of a spandrel glass façade that add a touch class.

Bridges and sky terraces connect the blocks in this sprawling development. Two of the three sky terraces accommodate spa facilities for residents, while the third serves as a landscaped deck. The Minton is packed with activities you can enjoy by yourself or with your family, distributed among three themed areas. If you’re in need of rejuvenation for body and mind, head over to Wellness World. Tranquil World allows you to soak in nature’s goodness, while Fun World is dedicated to entertainment options.

Facilities in The Minton are not the ones you find in your typical condo. They include a library with patio deck, the tiger orchid pavilion, green cabana, indoor badminton dome, and water playground. The grand clubhouse includes a karaoke room and other dedicated activity areas. Fancy a game of golf? There’s a 90sqm chipping green in the complex.

And it doesn’t stop there! There’s also a tennis court, 50m lap pool, 20m heated pool, sky terraces with his and hers onsen spas and hydro massage, and so much more. There’s even a preschool, Prodigy Preschool, in the development!

2. Accessibility, Amenities, and Recreational Spots

You can take a short 15-minute bus ride to the nearest train station, which is Serangoon MRT Station on the North East Line (NEL). For vehicle owners, driving from The Minton to the Central Business District (CBD) and Orchard Road takes 10 to 15 minutes via Boundary Road and the Central Expressway (CTE).

There’s an array of amenities close to The Minton. In fact, two shopping malls are within walking distance; Upper Serangoon Shopping Centre (283m, three-minute walk) and ICB Shopping Centre (445m, five-minute walk). Other nearby malls within reasonable driving distance are Hougang Mall, Heartland Mall, Hougang 1, MyVillage Mall, and NEX Shopping Mall.

When it comes to food, Hougang is no stranger to well-known eateries. From Kovan 209 Food Centre, Teck Chye Food Street, Hougang Hainanese Village Centre to Chomp Chomp Food Centre, there are so many options for you to choose from!

Feeling outdoorsy? The closest park connector is Serangoon Park Connector (2.1km away) where you can access Punggol Park via a footbridge across Sg Pinang. Spot the White-throated Kingfisher if you can!

3. Education, Employment, and Healthcare

There are over 20 childcare, primary, and secondary schools within the vicinity such as Bethesda Sunbeam Kindergarten (391m), Hanis Montessori Kindergarten (409m), Paya Lebar Methodist Girls Primary (750m), Paya Lebar Methodist Girls’ School (750m), Maris Stella High School (1.8km), and St. Gabriel’s Secondary School (1.5km). International schools are present too, such as Hillside World Academy and DPS International School. You’ll never have to worry about finding an educational institution for your child.

Bright Vision Hospital, Mount Alvernia Hospital, and Tan Tock Seng Hospital will cater to the needs of residents conveniently, as they are around15-minute drive away from The Minton.

4. Property Price and Future Developments

The price of The Minton’s three-bedroom unit (1,216 sqft), high-level floor in the past two years:

  • January to December 2018 – up to $1,260,000
  • January to December 2019 – up to $1,296,000

Since 2018, property prices at The Minton have been increasing. We can foresee the price rising over the years, thanks to upcoming developmentslike new amenities, community spaces, improved connectivity, industrial hubs, and recreational facilities.

Is The Minton the home you’ve been dreaming of? Talk to our real estate consultants and get VIP agent service. Call 6886 9009 now!


Best Mortgage Rate Across All Banks for The Minton

Talk to our mortgage brokers with over 30 years of experience and get the lowest mortgage rate at 1.78%. Our home loan specialists will assist you with everything you need to know from Total Debt Servicing Ratio (TDSR), Loan to Value (LTV) Limits and Legal Conveyancing.

Buyer’s Stamp Duty for The Minton

Buyer’s Stamp Duty (BSD) is tax paid on documents signed when you buy or acquire property located in Singapore.

If you’re opting to buy a three-bedroom unit at The Minton, the price is at $1,296,000 which is reflective of the market value. Your Buyer’s Stamp Duty (BSD) is $36,440.

Market Value of the Property BSD Rate Calculation
On the first $180k 1% $1,800
On the second $180k 2% $3,600
Next $640,000 3% $19,200
Remaining $296,000 4% $11,840
BSD Payable $36,440

Source: IRAS

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Additional Buyer’s Stamp Duty for The Minton

Liable property buyers in Singapore are required to pay Additional Buyer’s Stamp Duty (ABSD) on top of the existing BSD. ABSD and BSD are computed on the purchase price as stated in the dutiable document or the market value of the property (whichever is the higher amount).

Who is liable to pay ABSD:

  • Singapore Citizen (SC) buying second, third and subsequent residential property
  • Singapore Permanent Resident (SPR) buying first, second and subsequent residential property
  • Foreigners or entities buying any residential property

ABSD for Singapore Citizens when Buying The Minton

Here’s the ABSD amount you are required to pay if you are an SC:

Property Ownership ABSD Rate ABSD Amount from Price $1,296,000
If The Minton is your second residential property 12% $155,520
If The Minton is your third or subsequent residential property 15% $194,400

ABSD for Singapore Permanent Resident when Buying The Minton

Here’s the ABSD amount you are required to pay if you are an SPR:

Property Ownership ABSD Rate ABSD Amount from Price $1,296,000
If The Minton is your first property 5% $64,800
If The Minton is your second or subsequent residential property 15% $194,400

ABSD for Foreigners when Buying The Minton

Here’s the ABSD amount you are required to pay if you are a foreigner:

Property Ownership ABSD Rate ABSD Amount from Price $1,296,000
Foreigners buying any property 20% $259,200

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