|3 Hume Avenue. Completed 1996. 328 freehold units.
2-bedroom: 84 sq. m
3-bedroom: 118 - 147 sq. m
White ceramic tiles in living and dining areas. Parquet in bedrooms. Small balconies in
some units. Split-level living and dining area may impress some expats who have no
small children. Certain units in Block 5, facing the hills are in demand for
Swimming pool, children's pool, tennis court, 24-hour
security, clubhouse, playground, sauna, 2 squash courts, fitness track, gym, covered and
open car park, big barbecue area by the pool, multi-purpose hall.
Newer Condos like Hume Park II, Symphony Heights and Parc Palais (completed in 2000).
Springdale, Southaven I and II, Meralodge & other Hillview Road condos.
A 3-minute drive to the Rail Mall shopping area with Cold Storage as anchor
tenant and other small food and beverage shops.
Lower rental than
condos in Bukit Timah Road as this condo is located on the
fringe of expat enclave.
Many Europeans as 3+1 rents around $3,000 and 2+1 rent around
$2,000 fully furnished (in 1998). In August 2000, 3-bedroom
rents less than $3,000. Rentals are much lower in 2005/2006.
Condo has shuttle to the Bukit Batok
subway. About a 20-minute drive to downtown Orchard Road.
Affordable for expats who want to
live in condos between the American School in Woodlands and downtown where
the spouse works.
Other than the pool view, most units
do not have good views, being surrounded by newer condos.