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Gem Residences

District 12 - 1 Lorong 5 Toa Payoh - Condo View on map

Located in Toa Payoh, Gem Residences is one of the rare developments to be built in the matured heartland in some time. A 99-year leasehold condominium, the condominium consists of two towers of 38 floors each, hosting 578 units of varying layouts: from single bedroom apartments to penthouse apartments.

Each unit is equipped with top-notch furnishing and fittings from reputable brands such as SMEG and Hansgrohe. Along with facilities such as swimming pools, an indoor gym, and tennis court, which are pretty much standard fare when it comes to condominiums, Gem Residences stands out from its other contemporaries with its truly impressive range of services and facilities intended to make residents' lives as comfortable as possible: food delivery, private chefs, rooftop teppanyaki dining pavilion and spice and herb gardens are but a few of the food-related services offered, while residents' health needs are met through the in-house medical clinic, where residents have scheduled medical consultations, swimming, dance, yoga and water zumba classes, and a salt-water jacuzzi, just to name a few of the available facilities.

Even if residents should want for more, they would easily be able to find it in the surrounding area; Toa Payoh has just about everything that one could want in terms of retail or services. In addition, Gem Residences could not be more accessible, with both Toa Payoh MRT station, Toa Payoh Bus Interchange and Braddell MRT station being within one kilometre of the development, and Orchard Road and Raffles Place both being within a twenty minutes' drive. 

The fact that there are many nearby schools, including schools that are within walking distance of the condominium, is just one more point in favour of the development; it is definitely a prime residence both for individuals and families with children.
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Overview
Completed At:2020
Tenure:99 years
Project Size:Medium (578 units)
Nearest MRT Stations
Braddell
16 min
Toa Payoh
13 min
Nearest Schools
Beatty Secondary School 5 min (331 m)
Kheng Cheng School 7 min (482 m)
First Toa Payoh Primary School 8 min (511 m)

Gem Residences: Home is where the Heartland Is

The highly-awaited Gem Residences is finally making its presence known to Singapore from the mature Toa Payoh estate. The condominium with two towers is set to be a communal paradise for families, with 578 residential units in the towers of 37 and 38 storeys. Found in an area that’s a heartland through and through, this Toa Payoh condominium is set to retain the age-old refinery and nostalgia of the area through means of furnishing and facilities. 
Gem Residences in Toa Payoh is flanked by expressways. 99.co.
The list of three developers includes Greatearth Pte Ltd, a Singaporean building company with a track record in the country’s most prestigious developments, including Marina Bay Sands, National Library and Ngee Ann City. The other two are the trustworthy Evia Real Estate Management and Gamuda Land. 
Toa Payoh is home to only three condominiums including this, making Gem Residences a good buy as a property investment in Singapore. 
Taking Singaporeanism Seriously: Food
The mature estate of Toa Payoh is said to have some of Singapore's most 'true' local food, such as Kim Keat Hokkien Mee. 99.co.
Gem Residences offers a unique front in the home and food correlation space. And that’s not just in the extensive options that are available around the condominium. Food & grocery delivery, international and local dining reservations with priority access, private chefs, and baking classes are all within the offerings of Gem Residences’ concierge services! Post-workout meals will also take the hassle of meal prep off your hands.
The condominium also has eight outdoor cooking areas, a rooftop teppanyaki dining area, spice & herb gardens, and a clubhouse with a gourmet kitchen. For residents catching on with the growing need for sustainable options in Singapore, there is an urban edible garden. 
Heartland amenities relating to food are also aplenty and within walking distance. With a large number of coffee shops and food centers in the vicinity, across Lorong 4 and along Lorong 5.  The mature estate of Toa Payoh is said to have some of Singapore's most 'true' local food, such as Kim Keat Hokkien Mee. 
Other Internal Amenities Prioritising Well-Being
The world-class concierge service within Gem Residences truly leaves something to make special considerations after. From an in-house scheduled medical clinic that provides occasional free consultations to fitness and dance classes, good health is actively facilitated at Gem Residences. For pets, the options of pet rooms and pet shower facilities are provided. 
A stock photograph of a concierge has never looked so promising. 99.co.
Car rentals are also available, and all homes are given access to free wifi. The amenities that Gem Residences provide in the form of services are truly a rarity and create the opportunity at a revolutionised lifestyle. To top all of it off, the concierge can even help with event-planning affairs and other specific requests like booking live-event tickets for you. In a situation like Coldplay’s concert in Singapore, that ought to come in handy. 
Fun is in the name of the game at Gem Residences, where a game of tennis can be pursued, or relaxation can be opted for in the countless water-play options available for adults and kids. From an essential 50m lap pool to water zumba, a pool lounge, a sunbathing area, a pool patio, and hear this - a saltwater jacuzzi. If that doesn’t sound like it makes the cut, ultimate zen can be achieved in the steam room.
Nothing beats the comfort of relaxing in a home at Gem Residences, which comes fitted with world-class furniture from high-tier brands such as Hansgrohe and SMEG.
Accessibility: Transport, and MORE Amenities
The Safra Clubhouse at Toa Payoh/TPY offers plenty of recreational options for homeowners of Gem Residences. 99.co.
Gem Residences sits along Lorong 1 and Lorong 6 of Toa Payoh. Peaking by the condominium is the PIE, and surrounding it are CTE, KPE, and the upcoming North-South Expressway (NSE).
A stroll’s distance away is Braddell MRT Station on the North-South Line, leaving stops such as Dhoby Gaut and Orchard within close distance. In closer proximity is also Bishan MRT station where Junction 8 is. The bus routes in the area are also as mature as the estate itself. 
Amenities within the Toa Payoh area itself are a boastful offering, and residents can access numerous lifestyle and recreational options in the area. Residents looking to break up a sweat can do so at Toa Payoh Swimming Complex or at the Toa Payoh Stadium. The SAFRA clubhouse also offers some classing bonding options like bowling, and there are many football courts in the area.
Professional and Educational Opportunities
Homeowners in Gem Residences might also be able to consider job opportunities in the area, such as the HDB Hub and ST Microelectronics. Media conglomerate Singapore Press Holdings’ base of operations is also close-by. 
Residents with children will not need to worry about a lack of viable options. Here’s a list of nearby schools, which include some diverse choices.
  • Pei Chun Public School
  • First Toa Payoh Primary School
  • Guangyang Primary School
  • CHIJ Primary School
  • Marymount Convent School
  • Kuo Chuan Presbyterian
  • St Gabriel’s Primary School
  • St Andrew’s Junior School
  • Catholic High School (Primary)
  • Raffles Institution
  • First Toa Payoh Secondary School
  • CHIJ Secondary School
  • Raffles Junior College
  • St. Andrew’s Junior College
  • Global Indian International School
  • SJI International School
  • Australian International School
  • Curtin University of Technology
Gem Residences is for homeowners who want to give themselves the lifestyle that they deserve while keeping engaged with the hustle and bustle of life in Singapore.

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Active Listings

As of Feb 26, 2020, there are a total of 166 active listings for rent and sale at Gem Residences.

Listings for sale
Bedroom type
Price range
No. of listings

1 br

S$718,000 - S$900,000

2 br

S$0 - S$1.400M

3 br

S$1.272M - S$2.200M

4 br

S$1.716M - S$2.100M

5 br

S$2.038M - S$2.188M

Listings for rent
Bedroom type
Price range
No. of listings

1 br

S$1,699 - S$2,800

2 br

S$2,700 - S$3,500

3 br

S$3,750 - S$5,500

4 br

S$5,499 - S$6,800

5 br

S$6,000 - S$6,800

What's nearby Gem Residences?

Shopping

Shopping in the Toa Payoh neighbourhood primarily consists of neighbourhood stores located in shophouses and below HDB blocks; other than that, the HDB Hub, located at Toa Payoh Central, has a multitude of stores to satisfy the needs of residents living in the area, including furniture, electronics, clothing and household items. 

If residents choose not to utilise the grocery delivery and shopping concierge services offered by the condominium, grocery shopping can easily be done at the many supermarkets scattered in the surrounding area, including a Sheng Siong supermarket that is within walking distance from Gem Residences.

Residents of Gem Residences can also take a short drive down to the Orchard Road shopping belt, which is a little over ten minutes away.

Eats

Aside from the private chef and in-house dining facilities, residents can look forward to great local cuisine in Toa Payoh; the neighbourhood is home to some of the best hawker food in Singapore. Try out the Sliced Fish Soup at 127 Lorong 1 Fish Soup, Sam Soon Oyster Omelette at Lorong 5, and Ocean Curry at Lorong 4. And that's just the tip of the iceberg!

In addition to its market and hawker centre, as well as numerous coffee shops, Toa Payoh also has a number of sweet little cafes to satisfy any hipster cafe and dessert lover. Creamier serves waffles and ice cream that is to die for, and The Daily Press at Lorong 1 has good food set in a homely atmosphere.
Nearer to the condominium, Tims Restaurant & Cafe and Shrove Tuesday are both just down the street from Gem Residences. Tims Restaurant & Cafe is said to serve some of the best Nepalese and Western food in Singapore. Shrove Tuesday also serves Western food, but is more known for its coffee and desserts. Try out its Artisan Gelato, or signature waffles.
Jobs
Many offices are located in or near Toa Payoh, such as branches of different banks, real estate agencies and HDB offices at HDB Hub. Those working in the vicinity may want to consider buying or renting a unit at Gem Residences.

The condominium is also an approximate 15 minutes' drive away from the Central Business District (CBD) via the CTE or PIE. 

Schools

There are eight schools within one kilometre of Gem Residences, comprising of both primary and secondary schools, as well as the prestigious Raffles Institution, which offers secondary and pre-university education. Of these eight schools, three are within walking distance including First Toa Payoh Primary School, Beatty Secondary School and Kheng Cheng School. 

The easy commute for both working adults and school-going children makes Gem Residences a great development for families.

Medical

There are numerous clinics just a few minutes' walk away, including dental clinics, general practitioners and dialysis centres. The nearest clinic and dentist are just across the road, and so easily accesible. Should residents want more specialised services, however, they can easily head to Novena Medical Centre or Tan Tock Seng Hospital, which are both short drives away.

Nature

Residents who want to stretch their legs can head to Toa Payoh Town Park to enjoy some peace and quiet among flora and fauna. Featuring charming gazebos and a landscaped pond, the park was very popular as a venue for garden weddings in the seventies; now, it is known among the residents of the neighbourhood for the solitude it affords as well as its jogging trails.

Explore the neighbourhood

Commute
Schools

Taxi

Public Transport

Driving

Add locations you travel to frequently to calculate travel time

Changi Airport

2 Transfers

65 min

S$1.98

Raffles Place

1 Transfer

26 min

S$1.30

Orchard Road

1 Transfer

21 min

S$0.99

Floor Plans

By Type
By Unit
By Bed

A1

452 sqft / 41 sqm

1 Bed - 1 Bath

A2

484 sqft / 44 sqm

1 Bed - 1 Bath

A2p

484 sqft / 44 sqm

1 Bed - 1 Bath

B1

570 sqft / 52 sqm

2 Bed -

B2

592 sqft / 54 sqm

2 Bed - 1 Bath

B3

678 sqft / 62 sqm

2 Bed -

B4

678 sqft / 62 sqm

2 Bed -

B4p

678 sqft / 62 sqm

2 Bed -

B5

775 sqft / 71 sqm

2 Bed - 2 Bath

C1

936 sqft / 86 sqm

3 Bed -

C1p

936 sqft / 86 sqm

3 Bed -

C2

947 sqft / 87 sqm

3 Bed -

C2p

947 sqft / 87 sqm

3 Bed -

C3

1,012 sqft / 94 sqm

3 Bed -

C4

980 sqft / 91 sqm

3 Bed - 3 Bath

C5

1,055 sqft / 98 sqm

3 Bed - 2 Bath

D1

1,249 sqft / 116 sqm

4 Bed -

D1p

1,249 sqft / 116 sqm

4 Bed -

E1

1,313 sqft / 121 sqm

5 Bed -

E1p

1,313 sqft / 121 sqm

5 Bed -

PH1

1,636 sqft / 151 sqm

4 Bed - 3 Bath

PH2

2,045 sqft / 189 sqm

6 Bed - 4 Bath

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