All Property Launches Review: Avenue South Residences By UOL Group
Avenue South Residences is one of the recently launched mega condos, with much of its attention surrounding its unblocked view. It is also one of the luxury property launches that was viewed upon positively when it came to future demand forecasts.
Details of the development
Avenue South Residence is an up and coming mixed development with 1,074 residential units across two towers. It will come in unit sizes ranging from 1 bedroom to 4 bedroom units for you and your family to consider. It will also comprise of several commercial space at the ground level and another 5 conserved Singapore Improvement Trust (SIT) flats.
Located along the Silat Avenue, this 56 storey accommodation will be one of the highest one in Singapore yet, offering an unrivalled and unblocked view of the breathtaking Greater Southern Waterfront and Singapore city skyline.
Avenue South Residences is developed by UOL, which is one of Singapore’s leading public-listed property companies with an extensive portfolio of development and investment properties, hotels and serviced suites. Their reputation is evident in their prestigious awards such as the FIABCI Prix d’Excellence Award, Aga Khan Award for Architecture, Urban Land Institute Awards for Excellence and President’s Design Award.
Where can you find Avenue South Residences?
If you wish to reach the nearest MRT station, you can take a short 15 minutes walk to reach Outram Park MRT station, which is connected to the East-West MRT Line and North-East MRT Line. It will also bring you pass a few famous eateries like Stranger’s Reunion and Nylon Coffee Roasters, which is famous for their unique and rich brews.
At Outram Park MRT station, you can reach Chinatown MRT station in one stop, which brings you to an extended option of traditional cuisines including the Michelin Star Chicken Rice. Three mrt stops will also bring you to Dhoby Ghaut MRT station, which is connected to the North-South Line and Circle Line too. Outram Park MRT station is also just one stop away from Tanjong Pagar and two stops away from Raffles Place, which can be an important factor if you work around the area.
If you wish to reach the Central Business District (CBD) area, you can also reach there by bus services too. You only need to take 7 stops from the bus stop right beside Avenue South Residences via Bus 124, 143 or 166 and it will last only 17 minutes. The bus services come every 5 minutes or less, which is considerably convenient as well.
I also couldn’t help but notice how a short 20 minutes walk can bring you to a great number of famous dining and cafe options, some of the extremely famous ones including Tiong Bahru Bakery, PS. Cafe, Forty Hands and Plain Vanilla Bakery. A bit of an extra walk will also bring you to Big Mama Korean, which is a famous spot for korean cuisine as well. Living at Avenue South Residences will mean that all these delectable food choices will be within walking distance.
Attractive Advantages of the Property
One of the greatest selling points of Avenue South Residences would be its location.
Since you can reach Outram Park MRT station within walking distance, you can have direct access to the East-West Line and North-East Line. In addition, if you have your own vehicle, living at Avenue South Residence would mean that you are right beside Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE) and Central Expressway (CTE).
Within walking distance from the MRT stations nearby would also be a series of shopping malls and commercial offerings including the People’s Park Complex, where residents can enjoy a myriad of retail and dining options there. A short walk will also bring residents to Chinatown Point as well.
In addition, you can also visit Amoy Street and Mosque Street with your family members as there are numerous eateries and artisanal cafes lined up along that area. This also includes the Tanjong Pagar Market & Food Centre and Maxwell Food Centre too. For daily essentials, there is also NTUC Fairprice and Giant nearby.
If you also take future growth into consideration, as per the Master Plan revealed in 2014, there are plans announced to improve and develop the core city centre with high technology and the appropriate digital infrastructure. This will mean that the business, entertainment options, recreational alternatives and lifestyle choices within the area will flourish, which is definitely great news if you decide to live or invest in Avenue South Residence.
If you have little ones in your family still undergoing education, you can also consider the educational institutes within the area. They include the following:
- Zhangde Primary School
- CHIJ St. Theresa’s Convent
- CHIJ Kellock (Primary)
- Cantonment Primary School
Final Thoughts on Avenue South Residences
While Avenue South Residences lies along the city fringe, it still holds a great location to numerous amenities and shopping malls. With the upcoming government plans to decentralize and develop more areas like the places around Avenue South Residences, you will see an appreciation of prices for properties like this in the future. As such, with the upcoming development and greater vibrancy in the area, Avenue South Residences can be a property to consider, be it for an investment or for a home for your family.
Avenue South Residences – A comparison
Location – 4/5
As I have said above, while the location is slightly towards the city fringe, you can still reach the city area and central business district rather easily. And given the number of amenities around the area, it is pretty convenient to live at Avenue South Residences as well.
Quality – 5/5
Since Avenue South Residences is developed by UOL, their work is certainly up to standard as they are one of the leading developers in Singapore. Some of their famous works include Amber45, The Tre Ver, The Clement Canopy, Nassim Park Residences and many more.