Hill. Gated community of 20 townhouses with a communal pool.
Completed: Around April 1999. 2-storey townhouses with
attic & basement. Near downtown. 10-minute walk
to Novena subway.
2,400 sq. ft (3-bedroom) 2,500 sq. ft (4-bedroom)
There are only 2 large units of 4+1,
3,000 sq. ft. At least double the width of the living and
dining room of the other units.
Store-room (or maid's room) is at basement, next to car park
lots. There is a bathroom.
However, a basement next to the car park lot room may need a
fan for ventilation if used as a maid's room.
The attic bedroom has an attached bathroom and can be used as
a guest room, SOHO (small office, home office) or the special
room for the eldest child.
Living/dining - light brown homogeneous ceramic tiles, not
Bedrooms - parquet. Bay windows. High ceiling attic room with
attached bath. Cable TV ready.
Pink cabinets contrasted with grey ceramic floor tiles. Cooker
hood and hob. Stainless steel sink. The washing machine and
dryer can be located outside or inside the kitchen.
46 basement car park lots, swimming pool,
children's pool, BBQ pits, gym at basement car park area.
Landscaped gardens, steam room.
24-hour security guard station at entrance.
INVESTORS: Not for sale
Less than a 10-minute walk to the Novena subway which is 2
stops to Orchard subway.
Low density and tranquil yet a 3-minute drive to the
downtown Orchard Road.
Less than 10-minute drive to Suntec City & Raffles Place.
Cluster townhouses share a communal pool and The Compass at
Chancery suits expats with young children and who prefer
houses with pool and 24-hour security.
A 5-min drive to the Paterson Road's International
Singapore School or Overseas Family School.
A 2-minute walk to Chancery Lane to catch a bus to Orchard
Newer when compared to Villa Chancerita townhouses
Small master bedroom and a lack of a garden plot in front
or back of the houses.
The master bedroom will not be spacious enough to fit a
king-sized bed with 2 bedside tables.
Bedroom 2 and 3 can fit a small single bed. Americans with
large dining table and 8-10 chairs will not like the cluster
The washer and dryer may need to be accommodated inside the
kitchen although they can be put outside.
Small play area for the children, but then you have only 20
families and more privacy.
Compass At Chancery suits
Caucasian families with young children and who just want a
pool for the small kids and be near Orchard Road schools like
the Overseas Family School and the International
Singapore School. One pre-school is within walking
distance. It is an alternative to high rise condo living
with its crowds and noisy kids as this development has only 20
expatriate families if fully occupied. If the spouse is afraid
of high-rise apartment living, tel: +65 9668 6468 or
for a good rental package deal.