Luxury Estate Guru Review: Riviere By Fraser Properties
Earlier this year, it was reported that on the first weekend sales, Riviere managed to sell 32 out of the released 60 units. As a luxury residential development that resides along the Singapore River, Riviere continues to attract quite a number of following.
Details of the development
The new up and coming property is The Riviere, a befitting name for the property located right in the heart of the Singapore River. Riviere is a mixed development comprising of commercial retail shops on the ground floor, and residential units in the others. Located on the Jiak Kim Street, Riviere has approximately 455 units across 2 towers of 36 storeys.
Riviere is developed by Frasers Property, which is a multinational company that owns, develops and manages a diverse portfolio of properties across the globe. They are among the top residential developers and one of the largest mall owners and operators in Singapore. Frasers Property Singapore has developed and sold more than 20,000 homes, and owns and / or manages 12 shopping malls and 10 office and business space properties.
Where can you find Riviere?
If you wish to reach the nearest MRT station, you can do so at Great World MRT station that is just a 10 minutes walk from Riviere. Great World MRT station is connected to the Thompson-East Coast MRT Line that will be opened in 2021. It lies right beside Great World Shopping Mall.
If you wish to reach other MRT stations, you can do so via bus services, where Bus Services including 75, 970, 33, 63, 121, and 122 are readily available. The bus trip will take you roughly 9 minutes to reach Outram Park MRT station, which is directly connected to the East-West Line and very near the Central Business District (CBD).
If you wish to reach other MRT stations, you can take a quick bus ride to reach Tiong Bahru MRT station before heading down to Tanjong Pagar MRT station, which is within the Central Business District (CBD). This will take you approximately 23 minutes travelling time.
However, it is to be noted that if you wish to reach Orchard area via your own mode of transport, a short 6 minutes drive will take you to the Orchard area through the Zion Road. As for the Central Business District (CBD), it will be a 7 minutes drive from Riviere as well, through the Havelock Road.
Attractive Advantages of the Property
Since Riviere is within walking distance towards Great World City MRT station, one of the best selling points for Riviere would be how it is very close to numerous popular shopping options including the Great World City Shopping Centre, Concorde Shopping Centre as well as Valley Point. The area is still under extensive development and improvement, which can be a great investing factor to consider.
The Great World City MRT station will link to the Thomas East-Coast Line set to be operational by 2021 as well, which will be an added travelling option for the residents. With regards to the Thomas East-Coast Line, you will be able to reach the famed Orchard MRT station within just one stop, meaning that you can enjoy the impressive range of shopping options within the internationally acclaimed Orchard road shopping district.
In addition, since Riviere is situated along the Singapore River, there are more than a hundred restaurants and bars nearby for you to explore and check out. Some of the famous ones include Chupitos Shots Bar, Prive Clarke Quay, Tomo Izakaya, Crazy Elephant and many more.
Riviere is also very close to the Fort Canning Park, a great place for you and your family to enjoy some warm sunshine through outdoor activities and picnics.
If you have little ones within your family, education might be a factor to consider. At Riviere, here are the educational opportunities you will be exposed to:
- Gan Eng Seng School
- River Valley Primary School
- LASALLE College of Arts
Within the city area also includes other schools like Singapore Management University (SMU), School of the Arts (SOTA) and also the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA).
Aside from the location, Riviere also has quite a number of facilities to offer. For one, there is the Aquatic Garden, Palm’s Garden, river lawn riviere terrace and riviere dining. Other family-friendly options also include the library lounge and club riviere for hosting family gatherings.
If you have a family of little ones, there is also a kid’s play corner as well. The pool area also consists of a lap pool and a dipping pool for younger ones as well. In addition, there is also a promenade plaza, heritage walk and many more for you to explore.
Final Thoughts on Riviere
With a good spread of units, Riviere is certainly a worthy investment to be considered with the new MRT line be constructed. With the expanding amenities developed in the vicinity, you can definitely consider Riviere as a top choice among the recent new launches.
Riviere – A comparison
It only takes a 9 minutes walk to reach the nearest MRT station, and living at Riviere means a 6 minutes car ride to Orchard. Reaching the Central Business District (CBD) is also no trouble as it only requires a 7 minutes car ride. The number of bus services within the area is also abundant, making it convenient for you to opt for public transport as well.
Riviere is developed by Frasers Property, and since they have such a rich history of developing the best properties within the city and across the globe, it is foreseeable that Riviere will exceed expectations in terms of quality and design.