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.
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
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.
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
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.