Riverfront Residence made quite an impact last year for selling more than 52% of its 1,472 homes, which was considered to be a good indication of sales ever since the property cooling measures were unveiled on July 5 last year.
Details of the development
Riverfront Residences is the upcoming property addition to Hougang Avenue 7, which is the northeastern part of Singapore within District 19 that combines lively comfort with a touch of nature. While subject to future changes, Riverfront Residences will be nestled within seven residential towers, with its highlight being the stunning 200m of a beautiful river frontage.
Riverfront Residences will comprise of 9 blocks of 17 storey buildings that will house a total of 1,451 units. In addition, there will also be 2 blocks of 3-storey strata terrace houses that will house a total of 21 exclusive units. The unit sizes range from 1 bedroom and goes up to 5 bedrooms, while the strata terrace houses come in 4 bedroom unit sizes.
Riverfront Residences is developed through Oxley-Lian Beng Venture, which is 35% owned by Oxley, 35% owned by KSH, 20% owned by Lian Beng and 10% owned by Apricot Capital. While it may be a younger establishment comparatively, its strong collaborating partners all have strong property portfolios. Some of their famous works include Mayfair Modern, Mayfair Gardens, Affinity at Serangoon and Ardmore Three.
Where can you find Riverfront Residences?
If you want to reach the nearest MRT station, a short 14 minutes walk from Riverfront Residences will bring you to Hougang MRT station, which is along the North-South MRT Line.
As you can see from the image below, Hougang MRT station brings you to Serangoon MRT station that is along the Circle Line. In addition, another 2 MRT stops will bring you to Bishan, which means that you can have access to the North-South MRT Line as well.
If you wish to travel to the Orchard Shopping District for a shopping spree, you will only need to take MRT down to the North-South Line, which will take approximately 20 minutes on the MRT train.
Moving on, if you wish to reach your workplace within the Central Business District (CBD), it will take approximately 17 minutes to reach Dhoby Ghaut Station (8 MRT stops), before you can take 5 more minutes to reach Raffles Place MRT station. Honestly, I would say that the amount of time spent and the convenience is still relatively desirable and attractive.
Otherwise, Ranggung and KangKar LRT station are also within reach after 5 minutes of car ride as well for different travel options. There are also up to 12 different bus services available for you to choose from too.
At Riverfront Residences, if you are a vehicle owner, you can also have access to Paya Lebar Expressway (KPE) as well.
Attractive Advantages of the Property
One of the best selling points of Riverfront Residences is the proximity to a number of amenities within the area, which includes Hougang Mall nearby. You can also reach other food and lifestyle options offered at Heartland Mall and Compass Point too. You can also stock up on daily essentials at Giant and NTUC Fairprice that can be reached within walking distance too.
What’s exciting is how Hougang is a developing area where the government is planning to have more communal facilities like a community centre, arts centre and a healthcare facility to ensure that the residents can have a lift of comfort with ease. Even the nearby areas like Kovan will also be undergoing improvement to ensure that residents can also venture further to enjoy even more facilities and resources.
There are also quite a number of reputable schools near Riverfront Residences, which can be an important factor to consider if you have children in your family. Some of the prestigious schools include:
- Holy Innocents’ Primary School,
- Montfort Junior School and Secondary School
- Paya Lebar Methodist Girls’ School
- Serangoon Junior College (soon to be merged with Anderson Junior College)
- Yuying Secondary School,
- Xinmin Primary and Secondary Schools,
- Xinghua Primary School,
Riverfront Residence will be having facilities that focus on complementing the serene surrounding nature. This includes the beautiful Botanic Cove, Resort Cove and Lifestyle Cove that are all themed. There will also be three clubhouses available for family-friendly entertainment.
If you prefer outdoor entertainment, there are three dedicated swimming pools, three-holiday villa pavilions, extensive boardwalks, and gardens to soak in the tranquility of the atmosphere.
A nice additional touch would be how there is a collaboration with Obike for you to take an outdoor activity to the next level by enjoying a nice ride across the riverbank, enjoying the cooling evening wind while taking in the river view.
Final Thoughts on Riverfront Residences
Riverfront Residences has a wide range of unit types and strata landed units, which might be for you if you have a larger family unit. And with a great number of units, the amount of maintenance costs for the extensive facilities will be reduced, which can be something to consider if you value the lifestyle options offered here.
Riverfront Residences – A comparison
Location – 4/5
With a walkable distance to the nearest MRT station that takes only a few stops to reach Circle Line and North-South Line, Riverfront Residence is considered comfortable in terms of location. In addition, there are quite a number of shopping malls and lifestyle amenities in the area, which makes up for the distance from the city area.
Quality – 5/5
Riverfront Residences have a strong collaboration between reputable developers who were involved in famous development projects like Mayfair Modern, Mayfair Gardens, Affinity at Serangoon and Ardmore Three. And with the extensive details in terms of facilities and interior designs, Riverfront Residences is considered to be superior in quality.