Condo Focus: Uptown @ Farrer

Scheduled for completion in 2021, Uptown @ Farrer is a 116-unit development located in the city fringe District 8—right next to Farrer Park MRT station. This is a 99-year leasehold development consisting of a single 23-storey tower block above a retail podium, giving residents a sense of exclusivity and privacy with ample separation from street-level.

Uptown @ Farrer shares the same site as Lyf Farrer Park, a collection of 240 serviced apartments managed by Ascott.


Uptown @ Farrer will offer residents a requisite suite of facilities including a 30-metre lap pool, aqua and pool deck, a spa pavilion, kids’ water play area, BBQ grill and gym. These facilities will be located on the 4th level, above the retail podium and car park.

Surrounding Amenities

Located at the heart of the Farrer Park area in District 8 along Perumal Road, Uptown @ Farrer is set in the midst of vibrant urban activity. Farrer Park MRT station is a one-minute walk away, giving residents seamless underground access to nearby amenities as well as a direct route to Orchard Road and the Central Business District (CBD) in 10 to 20 minutes.

The popular City Square Mall, with over 200 shops including two supermarkets, a departmental store, restaurants and a cinema, is located opposite Uptown @ Farrer satisfies daily needs as well as entertainment. Other shopping options in the vicinity include the iconic Mustafa Centre, the new Centrium Mall, Sim Lim Square, as well as Tekka Market and Food Centre.

Outside of the shopping malls, the area is steeped in Indian heritage and known to be a colourful South Asian ethnic enclave with not only a wide array of authentic traditional Indian cuisine but also the original home of Michelin-starred restaurants like Putien. The rapidly modernising neighbourhood has also seen the opening of cosmopolitan artisanal cafes serving international brunches and modern fare. 

Farrer Park is itself a rapidly transforming area, with recent commercial developments and room for future commercial projects as indicated in the URA Master Plan 2019. For instance, a mega mixed-used development was built in 2016, near to Uptown @ Farrer. The development consists of Farrer Park Hospital, a private medical facility with premium suites and specialist clinics, as well as the One Farrer Hotel and Spa.

Additional medical facilities such as KK Women’s And Children’s Hospital, Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital are in the vicinity of Uptown @ Farrer.

Multiple recreational options are also available in the area, such as the Somme Road Playground, the huge Farrer Park Field and CSC @ Tessensohn, where activities such as bowling and rock climbing are available. Facilities for futsal are also available along Balestier Road.

For families with young children, there are two primary schools within one kilometre of Uptown @ Farrer: Farrer Park Primary School and Stamford Primary School. Renowned institutions such as the School Of The Arts (SOTA), LaSalle College Of The Arts, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) are also easily accessible by train to Little India or Dhoby Ghaut MRT station, which is just one and two stops away respectively.

Motorists also have easy access to the Central Expressway (CTE) via Balestier Road or Bukit Timah Road. The CBD and Orchard Road are about a 10 to 15-minute drive away.

Unit types

Units at Uptown @ Farrer range from two- to five-bedroom configurations.

Visit the official Uptown @ Farrer page of the Singapore Property Show 2020 to view ‘4D’ (3D + narration) virtual tours of units within the development!


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