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Cosmopolitan city living meets affordability at Uptown @ Farrer, a strategically located new condominium right next to Farrer Park MRT station in vibrant District 8. Beyond a low entry price of below $1 million, the 99-year leasehold development by renowned developer Low Keng Huat (Singapore) Limited (LKHS) puts residents at the heart of a dynamic and rapidly transforming city fringe precinct with every imaginable amenity at their doorstep.
Consisting of a single 24-storey block, Uptown @ Farrer consists of 116 exclusive residential units that are elevated above a four-storey podium consisting of a MSCP and retail units on the 1st storey. The development also includes a 19-storey block of serviced apartments by the renowned Ascott brand that compliments the prestige of Uptown @ Farrer. The podium-and-tower design by Metaphor Design + Architecture Pte Ltd heightens the project’s exclusivity.
Unparalleled connectivity: Right next to Farrer Park MRT
Connectivity is an important consideration for city dwellers, who will certainly appreciate the fact that Uptown @ Farrer is situated within a two-minute walk to Farrer Park MRT station.
Uptown @ Farrer will also be the residential development in this rapidly modernising neighbourhood that is nearest to Farrer Park MRT on the North-East Line. Residents will enjoy seamless transfers from train to condo, and will certainly relish the fact that they are just a few stops away from the Central Business District and the Orchard Road Shopping Belt.
Amenities galore in a thriving neighbourhood
Not only is Uptown @ Farrer located near to an MRT station, the development is at the heart of a rapidly growing commercial node of Singapore’s city fringe, with shopping centres, offices, a private hospital and hotels making their presence felt. The area is also known for its varied cuisine, which ranges from scrumptious hawker fare to establishments that have been commended in the renowned Michelin Guide.
Right across the road from Uptown @ Farrer is the sprawling City Square Mall, a mega-shopping centre with two supermarkets, departmental stores and a cineplex. Mustafa Centre, the famous 24-hour shopping paradise, is also within walking distance, while the upcoming Centrium Square mall will provide residents with even more dining and shopping options in addition to office space.
Aside from a bevy of retail and entertainment options, high-value amenities have been sprouting up in the vicinity of Uptown @ Farrer. These developments continue to boost the appeal and reinforce the value upside of buying into the area; the nearby Park Hotel Farrer Park and One Farrer Hotel has elevated the prestige of the area, while the Farrer Park Medical Centre attracts wealthy clients from the region and beyond.
Moreover, the empty parcel of land across from One Farrer Hotel is listed as a white site on the 2019 URA Master Plan, with a potential mixed development that can further accentuate the appeal of living in the area. Additionally, Uptown @ Farrer is also a short distance away from Health City Novena, Singapore’s flagship medical hub that will be fully take shape by 2030.
In time to come, residents at Uptown @ Farrer can expect a vibrant and amenity-filled neighbourhood that will prove highly accessible, attractive and liveable for both locals and expatriates.
Abundance of schooling options
Residents of Uptown @ Farrer will also benefit from its proximity to another key amenity: schools. The development is within 1km of three reputable primary schools: Farrer Park Primary School, Hong Wen School and Stamford Primary School.
There are also a number of tertiary education options in the vicinity, namely the Singapore Management University (SMU) and the Novena Campus of the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine.
Affordable price point and unique unit types
At below $1 million, the units at Uptown @ Farrer could prove one of the most affordable options available for buyers in the city fringe today, especially considering the site’s proximity to the Central Business District (CBD) of Singapore.
Uptown @ Farrer offers a choice of two-, three-, four- and five-bedroom unit types in various configurations that stand out from other newly launched condominiums. The variety of unit configurations have been conceived to suit every type of buyer and their preference.
Notably, the developer and architect of Uptown @ Farrer have jointly conceived three-bedroom apartment types with double ceiling lofts in the master bedroom or living room, specifically catering for the growing trend of working from a home office.
Dual-key configurations are also available for the four-bedroom unit type. Essentially comprising of a self-contained studio plus a three-bedroom unit that share the same foyer, the dual-key units are ideal options for multigenerational living and is also an astute choice for owner-occupants who want to double up as investors.
For the more discerning buyers who desire ample space to call their own, they will relish the highly exclusive duplex four- and five-bedroom duplex penthouse units perched on the top of Uptown @ Farrer. The project’s units range from 516 to 2,271 square feet, and all units are replete with built-in smart home provisions and designer fittings from Bosch, Duravit and Grohe.
All you need to unwind in the midst of the bustle
Uptown @ Farrer boasts all the facilities that buyers can expect from a modern condominium, the key highlight being a generously sized lap pool measuring more than 35 meters in length with an Aqua Deck and Kids’ Water Play area at one end. Residents can also enjoy a generous barbecue area.
All facilities are located from on the 4th floor above the podium, which guarantees a sense of privacy and tranquillity amidst the bustling Farrer Park area. The units are also set high above surrounding developments, offering scenic views of the surroundings.
Offering the accessibility, prestige and excitement of city living with amenities galore, Uptown @ Farrer is a premier residential development that thoughtfully caters to city dwellers with a range of unit types of refined quality throughout. Located in a prime city fringe location with a highly promising future, Uptown @ Farrer epitomises the charm of city living at a highly affordable price.
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