Luxury Estate Guru Review: Haus On Handy By City Development Limited
Earlier this year on June 29th, we saw CDL commencing exclusive private previews for the 188 units Haus on Handy Property, which gained anticipation due to its location for being right beside Dhoby Ghaut MRT station and its exclusivity in number of units.
Details of the development
Haus on Handy is located along 28 & 30 Handy Road in District 9. It consists of 2 blocks of 9 and 12 storey condominiums that will hold a total of 188 exclusive residential units. Has on Handy will have unit types ranging from 1 to 3 bedroom for varying family sizes.
Haus on Handy is developed by City Developments Limited (CDL), which is a leading global real estate operating company with a network spanning 103 locations in 29 countries and regions. With a proven track record of over 55 years in real estate development, investment and management, CDL has developed over 43,000 homes and owns over 18 million square feet of lettable floor area globally. Some of their best and newest works include Amber Park, South Beach Residences, Whistler Grand and many more.
Where can you find Haus on Handy?
You can reach the nearest MRT station within a short 3 minutes walk, which brings you from Haus on Handy to Dhoby Ghaut MRT station that is connected to the North-South MRT Line, Circle Line and North-East MRT Line. From Dhoby Ghaut MRT station, you can reach the Central Business District (CBD) within 10 minutes by taking the North-South Line to Raffles Place MRT station.
Another option would be to walk 7 minutes to reach Bencoolen MRT station, which is connected to the Downtown Line that has key stops like Bugis and Expo.
One more option is to take a 6 minutes walk to reach Bras Basah MRT station, which is also connected to the Circle Line as well.
If you wish to reach the East-West MRT Line directly, you can take a 13 minutes walk to reach City Hall MRT station, which makes it much easier to reach the Central Business District (CBD) by being just one MRT stop away from Raffles Place. City Hall MRT station is also just a few stops away from Bugis MRT station, making it a rather convenient location to be in.
Attractive Advantages of the Property
Haus on Handy’s main selling point would be its location, since it is located right in the central area. Being just a few minutes away from Dhoby Ghaut location means that it is just walks away from Plaza Singapura, a shopping mall with numerous shopping and dining offerings. Otherwise, The Cathay is also within walking distance, perfect for catching movies or grabbing a meal.
In addition, other nearby shopping malls include Concorde Shopping Mall and The Atrium @ Orchard as well. A short 2-minute MRT ride of one stop will also take them to the City Hall MRT station, where residents can also visit the Suntec City as well. Another added advantage would be how residents, being directly linked to the North-South Line, can reach the Orchard area, an international shopping district decked with designer brands and luxurious shopping offerings.
Other recreational offerings within the area also include the National Museum of Singapore, which is also Singapore’s oldest museum that seeks to inspire with stories of Singapore and the world. Its history dates back to 1887 when it opened on Stamford Road as the Raffles Library and Museum.
Residents can also visit the beautiful Fort Canning Park to take a breath of fresh air and have a great understanding of Singapore’s heritage. Then, there is also the Singapore Botanical Gardens, a breathtaking view of lush greenery. The Istana Park is also within proximity for interested residents to visit in their spare time as well.
If you have a family of little ones or are planning to have children in the future, you may also want to consider education as a factor before purchase. Haus on Handy is near numerous schools including:
- Gan Eng Seng School
- Anglo-Chinese School (Barker Rd)
- Outram Secondary School
- Queenstown Secondary School
- Bukit Merah Secondary School
- Henderson Secondary School
- Singapore Management University
- School of the Arts (SOTA)
- Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA)
Aside from its location, Haus on Handy will be having the following facilities within the development. Social facilities include BBQ Pavilion, Club Haus, Amphitheatre and a lawn for social gatherings. Leisure offerings include a lap pool, spa retreat and playground for little ones. There is also facilities to bring you close to nature like the Nutmeg Terrace, Clove Alcove and many more. Finally, there are also other options like Yoga Lawn, Rooftop Lounge and Sky Fitness.
Final Thoughts on Haus on Handy
Honestly, Haus on Handy really has an enviable location by being within walking distance to one of the most connected MRT stops in Singapore. The amount of facilities within the development is also just right, without fearing overcrowding since there is only 188 units offered.
Haus on Handy – A comparison
Location – 5/5
Haus on Handy is just a few minutes walk away from three MRT stations, which are all connected to different MRT Lines respectively. The fact that you can walk right to Dhoby Ghaut MRT station is extremely convenient, since you can reach Orchard area or the Central Business District (CBD) area within a few MRT stops. Along with the shopping malls and the educational opportunities in the area, Haus on Handy definitely has a strong advantage in terms of location.
Quality – 5/5
Since Haus on Handy is developed by City Developments Limited (CDL), there is definitely expectations that it will be a high quality development since they have made famous works including South Beach Residences and Whistler Grand.