Known as the little red dot, Singapore is a small country in which neighbourhoods are never far from each other.
It’s always easy for us to travel from one place to another without much hassle; especially with the convenient public transport available, everywhere. Even when it comes to travelling to the other side of the country, it’ll only take a mere 45 minutes to 1-hour ride – depending on the mode of transport you’re taking.
Basically, when it all comes down to it – the accessibility you have to public transport and amenities matters when you’re choosing your home. That said, let us look into the various areas which scream convenience and lifestyle.
When it comes to shopping – be it for basic needs or fashion reasons; River Valley makes a great place to stop by.
From the Great World City, Valley Point to the Japanese-themed Liang Court – there’s many shopping options and amazing eating choices you can expect. The area is especially ideal for families due to the many kids’ activities in the area. There are even numerous International schools available like the Middle School Campus and Chatsworth International to enrol the little ones in.
Meanwhile, working adults or parents can visit Robertson Quay for a couple of drinks or relaxing dinner while overlooking the river. Or you could also revel in the serene atmosphere in the evening as you stroll along the pavement with your partner or even your family dog.
If you’ve been wanting to live in the area, there’s a condo in River Valley for sale that you can consider as your new home. Packed with luxurious facilities and a highly convenient location, you’ll have an enjoyable and relaxing lifestyle for sure.
Because of its central location, Holland Village is one of the best areas to reside in Singapore; especially for its close proximity to Orchard Road and the downtown areas – making it the ideal location to settle down with your family.
However, it does not lack at all when it comes to entertainment or food. You’ll find numerous restaurants and amenities like bars, cafes, health and beauty outlets, local and Western restaurants, and even a huge hawker centre.
The area even boasts a ‘bohemian’ atmosphere where there are many shops, restaurants and little art galleries nearby. There are even multiple office complexes a walking distance from Holland Village, with many good schools in the area for the little ones.
The nearest MRT you’ll come across will be the Holland Village MRT on the Circle Line, not far away from the Blue or Green Line which lets you visit other prominent areas like Little India, Jurong East, and many more.
Without a doubt, no list about prime areas in Singapore is complete without mentioning Orchard Road.
In essence, Orchard Road is the best place to live in Singapore, if the demand and price is anything to go by. Most investors – both foreign and local – prefer purchasing a property in Orchard Road more than any other place.
If you’re a frequent shopper, you’d probably know that you can get the best, luxury buys in the area with the many shopping malls like The Paragon, ION Orchard, 313@Somerset, and many others. You’ll even stumble upon other exciting amenities like cinemas, hotels, and health and beauty services.
There’s even fantastic public transport links and proximity to the Central Business District (CBD) and Central Island Expressway (CTE).
Despite being known for being a CBD area with numerous offices all over the area – Tanjong Pagar actually marks a great area for relaxing, socialising, and eating!
Stop by the area, and you’ll come across tons of vintage, gorgeous shophouse storefronts which exudes Singapore’s Malay heritage. Meanwhile, the Neil Roads and Keong Saik have transformed into a hub for our country’s rapidly growing cocktail and food culture.
There are all kinds of homes available be it HDB housing, shophouses or condominiums available; it all just depends on your budget. But either way, it’s a lovely place to live in for the different amenities you can find. Moreover, you can easily make your way down to your workplace in a breeze.
If you’re one who prioritises value in money, comfortability yet excitement – Woodlands is the one-stop destination for you.
The nearby Singapore American School makes it excellent for children who want a taste of a different school life, and is the perfect way to mingle with kids from other parts of the world, expanding their knowledge in culture and elevating socialising skills in the best way possible.
Meanwhile, there’s a causeway link to Johor Bahru (JB) in Malaysia so if you’re one who craves for adventure and a short getaway every now and then – the neighbouring country will make for the perfect place for you.
Even if you feel a little more restless than usual to make your way to (JB) for delicious, scrumptious food – there’s always a bazaar going on from time to time at Causeway Point; so, look out for that and pick up some great bites.
Selecting the right area to live in is extremely important in the long run, whether it’s for yourself, your family or future. If you have not settled on a home yet, you could consider the Starlight Suites where many exciting amenities await you. At the end of the day, make sure to pick a home that meets your daily needs best.