27, 34, 36 Parbury Avenue, around
Upper East Coast Road/Bedok South Ave 3 junction. 182 units.
Freehold. Completed: 1997.
2-bedroom: 77 - 98 sq. m
3-bedroom: 110 - 203 sq. m
4-bedroom: 197 - 221 sq. m
Living/Dining room - marble tiles. Bedrooms: parquet.
Swimming pool, tennis courts, squash courts, gym (4 pieces of
equipment), 24-hour security system, covered car park, playground,
sauna, fitness area/jogging track.
Condo looks good, gives a clean clinical impression. Low density and
low-rise (4-storeys) blocks x 5. Only one high-rise block with sea
views in higher floors (10th floor above).
On top of a low hill but
certain blocks face Housing & Development Board apartments (HDB)
directly. Some expatriates dislike living next to HDB apartments,
but some like the convenience of amenities usually found in HDB
A small semi-circular balcony
off living room.
A big pool yet not crowded since there are only 182 units.
for expats who fly frequently or work in Tampines offices and Changi
Airport as it is relatively near both. It takes around 5 minutes to
drive to Changi Airport and around 15 minutes to drive to Suntec
Marble flooring of
living/dining gives it a high class feeling compared to ceramic
tiles of Melville Park.
A small gate leads to the
Tanah Merah subway on the right (more than 15-minute walk passing 7
blocks of building) and provision shops of the HDB estates on the
left. Buses to Bedok subway.
You can walk from the Main
gate downhill in 5 minutes to the Upper East Coast Road where there
are buses going downtown to Orchard (No. 10) or Tampines (No. 12).
New Cold Storage supermarket 2 bus-stops away.
Small kitchens and yards and no maid's room
Not near subway and not many
taxis in this location, but there are buses which ply regularly at
10-15 minute intervals. Expect >30 minutes by non-express bus to
Raffles Place but <10 minutes by bus to Tampines.