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!
|Facts||The Garden Residences||Affinity at Serangoon|
|Developer||Keppel Land and|
Wing Tai Asia
2 established developers
|Oxley Serangoon Pte. Ltd.|
Singapore listed developer.
Oxley Holdings Limited
with international presence across 11 countries
|Tenure||99-year leasehold w.e.f. 30 Oct 2017||99-year leasehold w.e.f. 18 May 2018|
|Temporary Occupation Permit (TOP)||August 2021||Dec 2024|
|Site Area||17,189.1 sqm||27,583.90 sqm|
|Facilities||55 facilities||88 Facilities|
|Unit Type and Size (sq ft)||The Garden Residences||Affinity at Serangoon|
|2 BR + 1||689-829||624|
|2 BR Premium||NA||753-775|
|3 BR Deluxe||904-1163||1152-1259|
|3 BR Premium||NA||1076-1249|
|4 BR + 1||1119-1442||1410-1711|
|4 BR Penthouse||NA||1561-1701|
|4 BR + 1 Penthouse||NA||1550|
|Strata Landed 4BR||NA||2056-2077|
|Strata Landed 5BR||NA||2303-2347|
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?
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