For the second edition of this article we have rounded up some properties which are near 4 major international school areas: East Coast, Bukit Timah, Orchard Road and Ang Mo Kio. These schools mostly follow European curriculums and are suitable for European families and locals looking to send their children to English or European Universities.
East Coast International Schools
There are many reputable schools which are nestled around the East Coast District (D15). Residences here benefit from proximity to the sea and a variety of shopping malls, schools, public parks, and more.
The Canadian International School (CIS) is an IB school with a student body of over 3,000 individuals from 70 countries. CIS offers the International Baccalaureate Primary (IB PYP), Middle Years (IB MYP) and Diploma (IB DP) programmes to students from Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12.
Chatsworth is a privately owned school that offers education for students across all ages. Accredited by WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges) it is recognised by Cambridge IGCSE Centre and has IB diploma organisation as well. High School students can follow either IGCSE, American High School or IB programmes. This international school has three campuses: East Coast, Jalan Kayu and another one nestled in Singapore’s Central Shopping District – Orchard Road.
New developments near these schools around East Coast include:
1. The Red House | Distance from: CIS – 1.0 KM, Chatsworth International (East Campus) – 0.6 km
D15 (East Coast Road) | TOP: 2016 | Tenure: 99 years
The Red House is a unique integrated heritage development composed of distinctive residences situated within Katong’s most historical and celebrated landmark- The Red House Bakery. The development is comprised of 42 units ranging from 441-1141 sqft in size, giving residents both privacy and comfort. Amenities include a sky pool, covered gym and atrium.
The Red House is also well connected via major roads and expressways such as ECP and PIE, making a trip to the city just 10 minutes long drive. It is also right next to a multitude of shopping and entertainment destinations such as 12 Katong Mall (2 min walk), Parkway Parade (7 min walk), the Singapore Sports Hub, and Marina Bay district. Residents are also able to choose from a selection of reputable schools, giving their children opportunities to join a range of after school activities.
2. Leville iSuites | Distance from: CIS – 1.1 km, Chatsworth International (East Campus) – 0.7 km
D15 (Ceylon Road) | TOP: 2016 | Tenure: Freehold
Positioned in the prime and bustling Katong area, Leville iSuites offers a high-quality modern living with all surrounding amenities and easy connectivity. Leville iSuites offers 42 luxury apartment units for residents and is quickly selling out!
Due to popular demand only a few 3 Bedroom units are available since its completion early in 2016. To inquire, please contact Truuue Digital Assistant.
3. The Lush | Distance from: CIS – 1.6 km, Chatsworth International (East Campus) 1.1 km
D15 (Duku Road) | TOP: 2014 | Tenure: Freehold
Residents of The Lush @ Katong can enjoy a variety of modern amenities located in the Katong district. Accessibility and is good due to nearby transportation facilities and abundance of commercial centres and amenities such as supermarkets, banks, restaurants at I12 Katong shopping mall, Parkway Parade and East Coast Park.
The development has 37 units with only 1 left for purchase. Facilities at The Lush include a Lap Pool, Aqua Gym, Spa Pool, Communal Outdoor Pavilion, Gym, BBQ/ Teppanyaki Facility, Children’s Playground and Bio Pond.
4. Marine Blue | Distance from: CIS – 1.3 km, Chatsworth International (East Campus) 1.0 km
D15 (Marine Parade Road) | TOP: | Tenure: Freehold
Marine Blue Condominium is a freehold new launch development by Capitaland. Located in District 15 of Marine Parade, the Marine Blue Condominium will comprise of 124 units with varying sizes and layouts.
Facilities at Marine Blue include: clubhouse, function room, indoor gym, swimming pool, sun deck, BBQ areas, outdoor fitness station, children’s playground.
Bukit Timah, the German European School District
There is a big expat community of European families living in Bukit Timah. This may be due to a variety of factors – great housing opportunities (both landed, apartment and condos available), suburban lifestyle, proximity to national parks, community clubs, and more.
Another major benefit from living in this area for families is the German European School of Singapore (GESS).
GESS is an international, multi-lingual, co-educational school in Singapore providing education to over 1,500 students from more than 50 nationalities. At the GESS, their philosophy is “learning to live and to give” which forms the backbone of its approach to education as the school supports and nurtures its students to become balanced, responsible and informed world citizens.
As a two system organisation there are two sections to the school; 1) the European Section which offers all three IB Programmes (PYP, MYP, DP) in English, and 2) The German Section offering all these classes in German.
Residential developments in this area include:
1. The Cascadia | Distance from GESS – 1.9 km
D21 (Bukit Timah Road) | TOP: 2010 | Tenure: Freehold
The Cascadia is a freehold condominium development located in one of the most desirable parts of Singapore’s established residential districts – Bukit Timah. It consists of 13 blocks of 10 storey condominium development with a total of 536 units, set amidst a lush tropical-themed landscape garden.
Greenwood Mews development has 62, 4 bedroom units all of which can boast of lush landscape views of the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve.
Greenwood Mews is located at the city-fringe and at the same time, is in close proximity to Greenwood Avenue, residents have have access to clusters of unique restaurants and cafes serving both local and international mix of cuisines as well as recreational clubs such as Green Fairways Golf Course, Bukit Timah Saddle Club.
The French School District – How to live closer to the Lycée Français de Singapour
D28 (Ang Mo Kio Ave 5) | TOP: 2018 | Tenure: Freehold
D28 (Ang Mo Kio Ave 5) | TOP: 2011 | Tenure: 999 years
D19 (Rosyth Road) | TOP: 2011 | Tenure: 999 years
Orchard Road International School – Chatsworth International School (Orchard Campus)
Residential developments in this area include:
1. Ferra | Distance from Chatsworth International School (Orchard Campus) – 0.8 km
D9 (Leonie Hill) | TOP: 2017 | Tenure: 99 years
Also featured in our Collection – 5 of Singapore’s Most Unique Condos, Ferra is a luxury condo with 104 units and is located just minutes drive away from Orchard Road, where a host of amenities are readily available.
Ferra has full condo facilities which include: Water Feature, Drop-off Point, Landscape Garden, Visitor Parking, Lounge Area, Reflecting Pool, BBQ Pavilion, Jacuzzi, 40m Lap Pool, Juice Bar, Gymnasium, Management Office, Dining Pavilion, Function Room, Aqua Gym with Waterwall and Spa Corner with Jacuzzi.
2. Iliv@Grange | Distance from Chatsworth International School (Orchard Campus) – 1.3 km
D10 (Grange Road) | TOP: 2013 | Tenure: Freehold
With only 30 units available the Iliv development provides residents with luxurious facilities such as a therapeutic pool, gym and wet and dry lounges.
3. Paterson Collection | Distance from Chatsworth International School (Orchard Campus) – 1.3 km
D9 (Paterson Road) | TOP: 2015 | Tenure: Freehold
Paterson Collection is a development comprising of 85 units spread over two blocks and towering 19 storeys. Potential buyers have a selection from a range of 2-3 bedroom apartments and penthouses.
Pasir Ris – Evolving into the next big family suburb of Singapore
With all the new developments coming up in this district and the recent move by the Overseas Family School into this area, Pasir Ris is quickly re-branding itself as the next family oriented suburb.
Today Overseas Family School has 3800 students from 75 nationalities. OFS is authorised by International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO) to offer a full International Baccalaureate education from age three to senior high school (Pre K-12). It also offers students curriculums such as WASC and IGCSE. OFS also offers students the choice to learn French, German, Japanese, Mandarin, Spanish or English.
Residential developments in this area include:
1. Vue 8 Residence | Distance from OFS – 0.7 km
D18 (Pasir Ris) | TOP: 2018 | Tenure: 99 years
Vue 8 consists of 463 units across 17 floors which is in close proximity to the newly revamped Downtown East, the entertainment, shopping and dining hub of this district. The leisure and recreational facilities outside of the condo are easily accessible to residents. These include the Arada Country Club, Pasir Ris Beach Park, IKEA, Giant, Courts Megastore
2. Coco Palms | Distance from OFS – 1.3 km
D18 (Pasir Ris Grove) | TOP: 2019 | Tenure: 99 years
Coco Palms is nestled in a beautiful and quiet private estate which is just a 5 minute walk to Pasir Ris MRT. Buildings are positioned and oriented so that most of the 944 apartment units are able to take advantage of the prevailing wind directions, ensuring good natural ventilation. Extensive planters & sun-shading ledges, coupled with the use of tinted glass, helps to reduce heat penetration to the units. Designed with good eco-friendly environment, coco palms condo has achieved the BCA Green Mark Award
3. D’Nest | Distance from OFS – 1.6 km
D18 (Pasir Ris Grove) | TOP: 2017 | Tenure: 99 years
Developed on a large land area of over 41,000m² (about the size of three football fields), and 912 apartment units, D’Nest is designed to cater to the needs of every individual. With lifestyle living as the epitome of its creation, D’Nest engage its residents with a spectrum of over 60 recreational facilities that sets the rhythm for a world of luxury, refinement and pleasure: Karaoke Studio, Music Jamming Studio, Sky Terraces, Art Studio, Aqua Gym, Spa Sanctuary, Skating Rink, Jogging Track with Distance Markings, Kid’s Cross Training & Picnic Lawns to name a few. There are also 3 clubhouses to fit different occasion.
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