Affinity vs The Garden: What Makes Them Hot? And Which is Hotter?

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Written by: Benjienen Toledo

Undecided between the two new launch condos in Serangoon: Affinity and The Garden Residences? Let our Serangoon experts give you unbiased opinions and insights to find your dream home.

The Garden Residences or Affinity at Serangoon?

Let’s find out!

FactsThe Garden ResidencesAffinity at Serangoon
DeveloperKeppel Land and

Wing Tai Asia

2 established developers

Oxley Serangoon Pte. Ltd.

Singapore listed developer.

Oxley Holdings Limited

with international presence across 11 countries

Tenure99-year leasehold w.e.f. 30 Oct 201799-year leasehold w.e.f. 18 May 2018
Temporary Occupation Permit (TOP)August 2021Dec 2024
Site Area17,189.1 sqm27,583.90 sqm
Facilities55 facilities 88 Facilities
Total Units6131052
Unit Type and Size (sq ft)The Garden ResidencesAffinity at Serangoon
1 Bedroom452-570463-560
1+1 BR517-614538-689
2 BR614-732635
2 BR + 1689-829624
2 BR PremiumNA753-775
3 BR786-1066850-1012
3 BR Deluxe904-11631152-1259
3 BR PremiumNA1076-1249
4 BR + 11119-14421410-1711
4 BR PenthouseNA1561-1701
4 BR + 1 PenthouseNA1550
Strata Landed 4BRNA2056-2077
Strata Landed 5BRNA2303-2347
5-Bedroom1539-1981NA

Now you have all the facts, let’s delve deeper into why they are hot and which one is hotter.

Temporary Occupation Permit (TOP)

The Garden Residences has earlier TOP in 2021 while Affinity at Serangoon’s TOP is in 2024, both of which are 99-year leasehold properties.

Depending on your timeline, an earlier TOP may be preferable.

The Garden Residences- 1 | Affinity at Serangoon- 0

Unit Types and Sizes

In terms of the variety of the unit types, Affinity at Serangoon provides you with more choices. It has 2BR Premium and 3BR premium which The Garden Residences doesn’t have.

If you are considering owning a Penthouse Unit, Affinity at Serangoon definitely has the advantage with its 4 BR Penthouse and 4 BR + 1 Penthouse. Affinity also has Strata Landed 4BR and 5BR houses from 2056 sq ft.

The Garden Residences- 1 | Affinity at Serangoon- 1

Location and Transportation

Both projects are located in the mature estate of Serangoon. It is near to the Serangoon Gardens, Chomp Chomp Food Centre, Serangoon Garden Day Market, myVillage and many F&B establishments.

Both are also well connected to PIE and CTE expressways, near Serangoon MRT and NEX Serangoon. Also, both offer free residents’ shuttle bus service to the Serangoon MRT station for the first year.

The Garden Residences- 2 | Affinity at Serangoon- 2

Accessibility to Primary Schools

If you are considering the home to school distance, The Garden Residences is within 1KM of Rosyth Primary School while Affinity at Serangoon is within 1KM of Rosyth Primary School and Zhonghua Primary School.

The Garden Residences- 2 | Affinity at Serangoon- 3

Smart Home Feature

If you believe that a smart home feature is better, then The Garden Residences is the one for you. Affinity at Serangoon does not have a smart home feature.

The Garden Residences- 3 | Affinity at Serangoon- 3

Comparing under these five criteria, there’s no doubt that The Garden Residence and Affinity at Serangoon are hot!

Which is hotter? The Garden Residences or Affinity at Serangoon?

Join our tour to discover the two amazingly hot new launches and decide for yourself.

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