Luxury Estate Guru Review: Amber Park By City Development Limited
Back in May 2019, Amber Park had its preview and was able to sell 115 units, which was also 77% of the 150 units being released. CDL had described the take-up as their “strongest launch weekend sales for a freehold project this year”.
Details of the development
Amber Park is an upcoming freehold development within Amber Gardens in District 15. This development has approximately 592 units across 3 blocks. The expected completed would be in 2023. Amber Park is developed by City Developments Limited (CDL), which is a leading global real estate operating company with a network spanning 100 locations in 28 countries and regions. Listed on the Singapore Exchange, the Group is one of the largest companies by market capitalisation.
With a proven track record of over 50 years in real estate development, investment and management, CDL has developed over 40,000 homes and owns over 18 million square feet of lettable floor area globally. Some of their famous projects include: New Futura, Whistler Grand, The Tapestry and many more. Hence, it can be expected that Amber Park will be another promising development that will exceed all expectations to be the best living space for all residents.
Where can you find Amber Park?
From Amber Park, you can reach the nearest MRT station via bus services nearby, where there is bus 31, 43, 134, 135, 197 that all can reach Dakota MRT station within 10 to 15 minutes. Dakota MRT station is connected to the Circle Line that can reach key stops like Dhoby Ghaut, Paya Lebar, Bras Basah and many more.
However, if you have your mode of transport, you can also reach the nearest MRT station with a 6 minutes drive via Mountbatten and Crescent Road.
If you wish to take the East-West Line, you can also do so by taking a 12 minute car ride to reach Paya Lebar MRT station via the East Coast Parkway (ECP).
However, if you wish to take public transport, you can also take any bus services nearby including Bus 43, 134 or 135 that can all reach Paya Lebar MRT station in approximately 15 minutes.
If you wish to reach the Orchard central area, you can also do so within 25 minutes, which can be through bus services in the area like bus 36, 14 or 196 as well.
Next, if you wish to reach the Central Business District (CBD) area instead, you can do so via both bus services or MRT since both will take about 27 to 28 minutes travelling time. If you wish to take bus services, you can so through bus 36 or 196. But if through MRT, you can take bus 48 or 36 to reach Paya Lebar MRT station, before heading down a few stops to reach Raffles Place or the nearest MRT station that you would prefer.
Attractive Advantages of the Property
One of the huge selling points of Amber Park would be how it is considered close to numerous amenities in the area.
And one of the greatest catch would be how it is located right beside Chinese Swimming Club, which is a short walk towards the upcoming Tanjong Katong MRT station. This developing MRT station is part of the up and coming Thomson East Coast Line (TEL), which will certainly provide much convenience to the resident such that they can commute from TEL to other MRT stations including, Orchard MRT station and Outram Park MRT station.
This will definitely prove to be an upcoming feature that will increase the convenience and value of Amber Park. In addition, residents that own a car will also enjoy living at Amber Park due to the proximity to the East Coast Parkway and other major roads that lead to other key areas in Singapore.
Furthermore, Amber Park is also very close to numerous shopping destinations, including Parkway Parade and the i12 Katong mall that boasts a 7 storey selection of retail therapy spots and dining choices. It is also within walking distance to the Katong Shopping Centre, a great place for you to stock up on their daily essentials.
If you have family members that require medical assistance or supervision, know that near Amber Park would be the SingHealth Polyclinic, along with Parkway East Hospital nearby. This can be a key factor to consider when you purchase a house for you and your family. Some other recreational options within the area would include the nearby East Coast Park, which can be a place to engage in picnics, a cycling session or just a breezy stroll to rest and relax.
Finally, if you are planning to have a family or already have children attending school, the proximity to reputable schools can be a key concern for you. At Amber Park, there are a number of schools that you can consider. These options are mostly very famous and have provided stellar education for many years. They include:
- Tao Nan School
- Tanjong Katong Primary
- Chung Cheng High School
- Haig Girls School
- CHIJ (Katong) Primary
Moving on to the facilities in Amber Park, you can expect to have a wellness lounge, fitness court, forest trail and other recreational options to boost your physical and mental well being. In addition, there is also the club plaza, club amber (private dining area) and BBQ pavilion for social gatherings.
There are also aquatic facilities like the lagoon deck, lagoon pool, leisure pool and island deck. Family-friendly facilities would include the kids playground, kids lagoon pool and also a kids lagoon cove as well.
Final Thoughts on Amber Park
Amber Park has a great location to numerous schools and amenities. While it does require a bus ride to reach the nearest MRT station at the moment, it does greatly help that the number of bus services are aplenty. And this problem will definitely be solved once the Tanjong Katong MRT station will be built, which is within walking distance from Amber Park. All these plus points can definitely be considered if you are considering to purchase a home for you and your family.
Amber Park – A comparison
Location – 4/5
As mentioned above, its proximity to schools, shopping malls and future MRT station are all plus points for the location of Amber Park. Since Paya Lebar is greatly developed and continues to expand in its vibrancy and lifestyle options, Amber Park is definitely getting an advantage when it comes to its location.
Quality – 5/5
Since Amber Park is developed by CDL that has a proven track record of over 50 years in real estate industry, its safe to say that Amber Park will have a promising design and quality. A good reference would be CDL’s other famous works, including New Futura, Whistler Grand, The Tapestry and many more.