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Singapore Condos, Apartments
Estate Agents Licence No. L3007306B
28 Feb 2011
Focus: We get for you affordable Singapore homes.
Rent or Investment
EXPATRIATES who appreciate an exclusive condo
located within a 2-minute
walk to the American Club and to downtown Orchard Road.
25 & 27 Claymore Road.
Completed around 1986. 146 units in 2 blocks. Top
floor around 25 level.
3-bedroom: 249 sq. m.
4-bedroom: 311 sq. m.
Penthouse: 457 sq. m
Facilities: Big swimming pool, children's
pool, tennis and squash courts, uninspiring gym, jogging
grounds, covered car park, playground and 24-hour security.
Blk A is closer to Orchard Road than Blk B. Some units have
panoramic unblocked city views, some face buildings or
trees. Surprising Blk A's apartments at ...-01 level,
have little traffic noise.
Powder room for the 3-bedroom is to the extreme left of the
main door, after you enter the private lift lobby. A
long entry foyer leads you to the living area, with the
kitchen on the left.
For the 4-bedroom, the powder room is next to the kitchen
and usually has chocolate brown W.C. The maid's room is
Original condition of apartment is dull yellow brown marble flooring in
the living and dining areas.
Parquet or carpet flooring in the bedrooms depending on whether the Owner
has renovated the unit.
Central air conditioning with individual controls at room level. Or
central air conditioning in the living and dining area with individual
thermostat control. The kitchen is not air conditioned. It has a big window bringing in
daylight. The pantry is between the kitchen and the door for the
The original condition of the apartment, unless renovated, has the
dark chocolate brown wall ceramic tiles in the kitchen, the bathrooms and
the spacious balcony. This make the apartment look dark
and puts off many Caucasian expats. Plenty of closet spaces in louvered doors.
Cable vision points present.
Lift to private lift lobby by access card.
There is a complete control via programming such that nobody can get into
your apartment via the lift. Or you can release temporary control so
that visitors can go directly to your lift.
Some Owners have installed a timer and temperature control of the air
conditioners of the living and dining area. One has even
installed a power controlled system for opening the night curtains.
Advantages: Great location being a 5-minute walk to the Orchard subway and malls.
The American Club is at the doorstep.
Great demand by Caucasian expats.
Centre of action.
Outdated interior flooring, old kitchen cabinets and not modern bathrooms
in some units but there are good units fully renovated.
Upgraded gym in 2001.
The Claymore Blk A in white. Scotts
28 (extreme left) and Falcon Crest (low building foreground).
3-bedroom for rent $9,000. 4-bedroom of over 3,300 sq. ft from $10,000 -
Many expatriates want to rent the brand new Ardmore Park 4+1 2885 sq. ft
but the asking rentals are around $15,000 - $30,000.
RENTAL ADVERT IN FEB 10, 2011 The Claymore, 4+1, 3348 sq ft, $19,000
yellowish-brown marble flooring in the living area and windows bringing in
Big balcony at corner. Can put up a gas-fired barbecue set for 2 or the
spouse can smoke and read at the balcony.
A rectangular bar counter to serve drinks to guests. 4 bedrooms on right.
3-bedroom usually advertised as 2680 sq. ft asking $12,000 rent.
4-bedroom, 3348 sq. ft rents as high as $19,000. $11,000 - $15,000 depending on renovation and
To rent The Claymore units at the best rental package:
Tel: +65 9668 6468. email@example.com
OTHER PRESTIGIOUS CONDOS FOR RENT
6 Ardmore Park (right of yellow building), 7 Draycott (new, yellow
building) and The Claymore Blk A (left tall building) and Scotts 28
6 Ardmore Park, the Claymore Blk B (top right), 7 Draycott (yellow
building left) as at December 1, 2001.
Demand is too great as the American School bus stops at the American Club
which is just across the road, after official school hours.
Those are the times when the kids have extra curricular activities.
The American mum will like the kids just to walk home instead of having to
take another bus to go back to the condos which may be further away.
Two Tips for Landlords:
1. Do not install heavy wooden doors as sliding doors for your
closets or as partition between rooms because they don't last long if you
just hang the doors from the rails off the ceiling.
Most landlords don't like to have tracks on the floor to support the
weight of the doors.
Heavy wood looks good but the tenant will want them changed due to
2. On July 29, 2000, I saw a beautiful The Claymore
3-bedroom with pinkish streak white Italian marble. Door knobs were white porcelain with blue flowers. Everything seem
perfect. The American Tenant wanted it empty. We discover that the
mirrors and headboards of the queen-sized beds
in the master and 2 single beds in one bedroom were
solidly glued to the wall! Luckily the expats were persuaded to
retain these items, otherwise it will cost money to hack them off.