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With its weekend launch gathering great attention, One Holland Village created great momentum with 92 units out of its 296 units being sold right after its weekend launch. As reported by the Straits Times, 90% of the buyers were made of Singaporeans, while some also consist of others from South Korea, Norway and the United States – a testament that One Holland Village is being seen as a worthy investment in the eyes of many.
Details of the development
One Holland Village is a 99 years leasehold that is located along Holland Road in the coveted District 10. One Holland Village garnered its attention due to the introduction of integrating work, play and life together seamlessly through a combined living space of residences, serviced residences, shops, office areas and facilities. At One Holland Village, there will be three distinct residential offerings that span across the whole accommodation for a total of 296 residential units, with options ranging from 1 to 5 bedroom types.
One Holland Village is a highly anticipated collaboration between Far East Organization, Sekisui House and Sino Group. As many would know, Far East Organization is one of the most famous developers in Singapore, with their extensive property portfolio across residential, commercial and many more properties. Some of their famous works include Park Suites, Cashew Green, Orchard Scotts, Skyline @ Orchard Boulevard and The Scotts Tower.
Moving on, Sekisui House Limited is the largest leading housing company in Japan with involvement in a variety of real estate developments, from residential homes to the development of mixed use properties and master planned communities. Founded in 1960, the company has built a cumulative 2.4 million houses. As for the Sino Group, they are one of the leading property developers in Hong Kong with core business in developing residential, office, industrial and retail properties for sale and investment. With a team of over 10,000 dedicated professionals, Sino Group strives to consistently deliver quality properties and services that surpass the expectations of customers.
Where can you find One Holland Village ?
One of the greatest things about One Holland Village is that it takes only 3 minutes’ walk to reach Holland Village MRT station, which is connected to the Circle Line. In addition, if I might add, there are numerous great dining options and artisanal cafes within the area including Sunday Folks, Daily Scoop, d’Good Cafe and many more.
Another travel route would be to reach Buona Vista MRT station, which is connected to the East-West MRT line. This will be a short 10 minutes walk from One Holland Village, which is also extremely convenient as well.
If you wish to reach the Orchard Central area, know that it takes only 27 minutes through a direct bus that takes only a short 18 minutes bus ride.
Attractive Advantages of the Property
When we talk about One Holland Village’s attractive selling points, we definitely have to talk about its integrated living facilities – One Holland Village has a series of public spaces at ground level that is intricately divided into three zones, which are namely:
- The commons square to host events like weekend markets and outdoor performances.
- Next there is the communal green area, which is a courtyard fringed by retail and F&B shops, leading to a water court and a terraces water feature.
- Finally, there is a beautiful pocket park that provides green spaces and opens into Lorong Mambong.
One Holland Village also features sports facilities like the 50M lap pool, gym, outdoor fitness area and a tennis court. In addition, social gatherings will be a joy to host at the BBQ pavilions, dining and function rooms, garden corner, alcove area, BBQ area with spa pools, amphitheatres, viewing deck and lounge areas. There is also a spa pool alcove with a spa pool bar, perfect for some much-needed relaxation after work. Next, children can also enjoy their utmost at the kid’s pool, playground, outdoor lounge area and many more.
Next, we move on to talk about the connectivity of One Holland Village in greater detail. Given that it is just a 4 minutes walking distance from the Holland Village MRT station, you can get direct access to the Circle Line that is connected to key stations like Dhoby Ghaut, Paya Lebar and many more. In addition, a short 10 minutes walk also brings you to Buona Vista MRT station, which is on the East-West Line connecting you to key stations like City Hall, Bugis, Raffles Place and many more.
Moving on, Holland Village is famous for its array of gastronomy delights, and you can get to enjoy a series of culinary delights, cafes, restaurants, bars and bistros within the area. Alternatively, you can also just stock up on your essentials or grab a delicious meal nearby within the One Holland Village, which will also have retail and dining offerings. There are also numerous shopping options within the area that include Star Vista, 321 Clementi, Clementi Mall, JEM, Westgate, Big Box, IMM and more.
In addition, One Holland Village is also greatly accessible via the business hubs within the area, perfect for those that are currently working there or are looking to expand their job opportunities within the vicinity. Some of the nearby options include One-North, MapleTree Business City, Harbourfront, Jurong International Business Park. Other offices or business parks also include The Metropolis, Fusionopolis, Mediapolis. This will also mean that One Holland Village will be perfect for those that want properties that will maintain high value due to the popularity amongst expats.
Another attractive selling point would be One Holland Village’s proximity to recreational options that are available at Singapore Botanical Gardens, KentRidge Park and even the HortPark all within 10 minutes drive from One Holland Village.
Finally, if education is a key consideration for you and your loved ones, you can consider the following schools within the vicinity:
- Henry Park Primary School
- Fairfield Methodist School (Primary)
- Nanyang Primary School
- Raffles Girls’ Primary School
- Methodist Girls’ School (Primary)
- Fairfield Methodist School (Secondary)
- Hwa Chong Institution
- St Margaret’s Secondary School
- Nanyang Girls’ High School
- Nan Hua High School
- Methodist Girls’ School (Secondary)
- Anglo-Chinese Junior College
- Singapore Polytechnic
- National Junior College
- The National University of Singapore (NUS)
Final Thoughts on One Holland Village
With a great selection of facilities and its development secured by one of Singapore’s most renowned developers, One Holland Village definitely sets the standards high for the developments within the coveted District 10 in terms of quality and floorplan efficiency. With its proximity to 2 MRT stations and central area, its transportation and location are also well secured.
Finally, and most importantly, while One Holland Village commands a higher price at $1888 psf, this price comes with the added convenience of being the one and only mixed development in Holland Estate with retail and office units. Other quality options within the area like Leedon Green and Van Holland are also priced at $1790 and $1805 respectively, which is not far off given that they are not mixed developments.
- Price …………… 4/5
- Upside potential …………… 4/5
- Location …………… 4/5
- Transportation …………… 4.5/5
- Quality …………… 5/5
- Floorplan efficiency …………… 4/5