Around 1998. Freehold units. Has a modern facade
of high windows and steel. Tenants are
mainly singles or couples without children.
Swimming pool with jacuzzi, wading
pool, good-sized gym, playground, steam room,
BBQ pits, big pool side lounge for private
function, one meeting room in the St Thomas
building (15 storey block).
24-hour security and covered car parking.
1. Has modern bathrooms and
2. Great location in the centre of action
in Orchard Road.
3. Near subway. Two-minute walk via
the 13 Devonshire Road entrance to the Somerset
subway means that you don't have to wake up so
early to go to work. You don't need to drive
after a few drinks as your residence is really
close to the subway.
4. Convenient. Many taxis and buses
around this Orchard Road location. The Orchard
shopping malls are just a 5-minute walk away and
you can shop till you drop.
5. Life is great for the single
expatriate if he or she lives downtown.
Just stroll down to meet the singles at discos
6. Unique features: Floor-to-ceiling
glass windows make the rooms bright and bigger.
Metallic external structures & full length
windows always look "cool" and modern
to younger Caucasian expatriates.
open concept kitchen means that the kitchen
receives air conditioning. However, Asians who
fry food may not like this layout.
No balconies EXCEPT for one unit with a
Some older Caucasians do not like the
"hotel-like" appearance, the high
density feeling, small swimming pool and the
lack of tennis courts.
Others love it for its great location, high
glass windows presenting a
"modern" facade and plenty of natural
Open concept kitchen makes the
apartment look bigger.
Larger 3-bedroom of 1851 sq. ft with open
concept kitchen looks spacious.
No large garden spaces for children to run
Small 2-bedroom units of less than 800 sq. ft,
the washer cum dryer will have to be in the