Luxury Estate Guru Review: The Hyde By Arum Land
When The Hyde was revealed, it was reported that The Hyde was a modern interpretation of London’s very own Hyde Park, which was a symbol of luxury and sophistication.
Details of the development
Located along 11 Balmoral Road in District 10, The Hyde 11 Balmoral is a freehold development that will contain approximately 100 exclusive units.
Hyde 11 Balmoral is developed by Woh Hup Group, which is one of Singapore’s largest privately owned construction and civil engineering specialists. With a 2500 strong workforce of professionals, they have progressed greatly to developed numerous masterpieces both within and outside of Singapore. Some of their famous works includes the recently opened Jewel Changi Airport that features a 40 meters rain vortex and also the world’s largest indoor waterfall. Another would be The Interlace, a residential unit that takes on a radical new approach to contemporary tropical living. New and upcoming projects under their name also include the much anticipated Riviere and Whistler Grand.
Where can you find The Hyde @ Balmoral?
From The Hyde, you can reach the nearest MRT station within a 13 minutes walk, which connects you to the Downtown MRT Line and North-South Line. This will connect you to key stops like Dhoby Ghaut, Orchard and many more.
If you wish to reach another MRT station, you can do so by taking bus services like bus 36, 105, 132 take will only take approximately 15 minutes to reach Somerset MRT station. Somerset MRT station is also along North-South MRT Line as well.
As for reaching the Central Business District, you can do so by taking bus 105, 190 or 972 that will take you approximately 24 minutes.
Another option would be to take the train from Newton MRT station, which will take approximately 30 minutes from walking to the MRT station to take 5 MRT stops to Raffles Place MRT station. This may be a more convenient route if you do not fancy waiting for bus services.
As for reaching the Orchard shopping district, you can do so by taking a train ride from Newton MRT station to Orchard MRT station, which is extremely convenient since it is only one MRT stop. However, if you are really up for it, you can also take a 19 minutes walk to reach Orchard area as well. Alternatively, you can also take a 12 minutes bus ride via Bus 105 or 132 as well.
Attractive Advantages of the Property
One of The Hyde’s best selling points would be its proximity to numerous amenities.
As mentioned above, you only need to take one MRT stop to reach Orchard MRT station. That would also be the home to the internationally acclaimed shopping district, showcasing designer brands and a myriad of luxury products. There are also numerous dining choices and afternoon tea spots, perfect if you love some leisurely time well spent over good tea.
The Hyde is also very close to the Novena Medical Hub, which is a reputable healthcare provider. This can be essential for those that have family members that require consistent medical assistance.
As for food spots, Newton Food Centre is also within the corner, which is a great place to indulge in the numerous selections of cuisines and local delights. Other notable mentions also include The Shaw House and Tang Shopping Mall that are nearer to The Hyde. Another good mention would be cafes and eateries that can be found within the vicinity, with famous ones including Good News Cafe and La Boulangerie D’Ashi.
The Hyde is also close to a few of Singapore’s best attractions, which include the Singapore Botanical Garden, a 160-year-old tropical garden located at the fringe of Singapore’s Orchard Road shopping district. It is one of three gardens, and the only tropical garden, to be honoured as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
If you are planning to start a family or already have children attending school, the educational opportunities within the vicinity is also an important factor to consider. The ones available near The Hyde would include the following:
- Raffles Girls School
- Singapore Chinese Girls School
- Catholic Junior College
- St Joseph Institution
- Anglo-Chinese School
- Balestier Hill Secondary School
- Bendemeer Secondary School
- Guangyang Secondary School
In addition, other notable schools within the central area also include Singapore Management University (SMU), School of the Arts (SOTA) and Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA).
Aside from the location, here are the facilities within The Hyde for you to consider. For sports facilities, there is a gymnasium, constellation pool, yoga deck, wading pool and many more. As for recreational facilities, there is a sun lounge deck, secret pool and jacuzzi, garden club and others. Family friendly facilities would include the playroom and the kids playground.
But that is not all – since at the rooftop, there are more facilities as well. There would be a sky deck to view the scenery across the horizon. In addition, there is also a sky pool as well. Other recreational facilities would also include the sky club and the sky garden as well.
Final Thoughts on The Hyde @ Balmoral
The Hyde has a good location to offer, and with a comprehensive set of facilities, it can be a development to consider. One of the important factors would be the walking distance to the nearest MRT station, which is along North-South Line and can connect to key stations like Dhoby Ghaut, City Hall and Orchard MRT station easily. Another would be how it is very near reputable schools, which can be very important if you have family members that are attending schools.
The Hyde @ Balmoral – A comparison
Location – 4.5/5
As mentioned above, the proximity to MRT stations and great schools prove that the location of The Hyde is definitely a plus point. Along with the shopping malls within the area, The Hyde has a lot to offer for residents that decide to settle there.
Quality – 4.5/5
Hyde 11 Balmoral is developed by Woh Hup Group, which is responsible for some of the best works in Singapore including Jewel Changi Airport, The Interlace and many more. Some of the upcoming works also promise developments of high quality including Riviere and Whistler Grand. Hence, buyers of The Hyde will definitely expect high quality and sophisticated finishings within the property.