Who is it suitable for?
Hillcrest Arcadia is a condominium perfect for those looking for:
- A leasehold condominium in Bukit Timah Estate
- Homes with a tranquil and laid-back environment
- Renowned schools around the area
- Proximity to MacRitchie Reservoir Park
The nearest stations from Hillcrest Arcadia are Tan Kah Kee and Botanic Gardens MRT stations along the Downtown Line (DTL). Botanic Gardens MRT itself is an interchange station that connects the DTL to the Circle Line (CCL). Two stops from there are Newton MRT station, an interchange station for DTL and the North-South Line (NSL).
This seamless connectivity makes the Orchard Shopping Belt and Central Business Hub just a few stations away from Hillcrest Arcadia. Major roadways such as Farrer Road, Farrer Flyover, Dunearn Underpass, Dunearn Road, and Adam Road located nearby also make it easier for residents with vehicles to travel around Singapore.
Sitting in the private enclave in Prime District 10 along Arcadia Road, Hillcrest Arcadia offers its residents a perfectly balanced lifestyle. It encompasses various amusement amenities, important offices, as well as educational facilities – that make the development a suitable home for families to settle in.
Schools near Hillcrest Arcadia
The Bukit Timah Estate is well known for being home to several well-established schools in Singapore. Hillcrest Arcadia’s address might be highly attractive to families with young children preparing for the primary balloting exercise. Raffles Girls Primary School and Nanyang Primary School are within a 2km radius – these are some of the most popular schools in the country.
You can find other popular schools such as St Margaret’s Secondary School, Hwa Chong Institution, and National Junior College within the vicinity of Hillcrest Arcadia.
Shopping centres near Hillcrest Arcadia
To get daily necessities, residents of Hillcrest Arcadia condo can head to the nearby Serene Centre. Serene Centre, with around 30 retailers, has been serving the Bukit Timah community since the 1980s. Living up to its name, Serene Centre is a little corner mall of tranquillity, situated on the north-western edge of the Singapore Botanic Gardens.
If you are looking for something more vibrant, drive to the shopping centres around Holland Village or head straight to the Orchard Shopping Belt. Within a 10-minute drive, numerous shopping malls along Orchard Road such as Forum, Far East Plaza, The Paragon, and ION Orchard can be great destinations for a shopping spree during an enjoyable weekend.
Hawker centres near Hillcrest Arcadia
Adam Road Food Centre is located a kilometre from Hillcrest Arcadia. Although it is quite small compared to other hawker centres, Adam Road Food Centre has a big reputation in Singapore’s dining scene. The multi-ethnic cuisines offered here are people’s favourites, but it is best known as a great place for Malay cuisine.
If you are a fan of nasi lemak, it is definitely the place for you. Adam Road Food Centre has a couple of famous stalls selling nasi lemak, and among the most notable ones is Selera Rasa. Other than nasi lemak, the prawn noodles from Noo Cheng also attract a long queue. Mutton soup from Bahrakath, ice kachang from Teck Kee, mee soto from Warong Pak Sapari, and pork leg bee hoon from Cheng Ji are among the most popular dishes here.
Parks near Hillcrest Arcadia
One of the perks of living in Hillcrest Arcadia is that you can always be so close to nature. The development is situated near MacRitchie Reservoir Park and Singapore Botanic Gardens – two of the powerful green lungs of Singapore.
MacRitchie Reservoir’s myriad attractions make it a natural playground for those who love the outdoors. If you have ever wanted to enjoy the tranquillity of walking above lush green foliage, get to the Treetop Walks! It is a 250-metre aerial free-standing suspension bridge spanning the two highest points within MacRitchie.
As for the Botanic Gardens, most visitors spend their time enjoying the vibrant colours of the National Orchid Garden where there are more than 3000 species and hybrids of orchids on display.
There are numerous parks surrounding Hillcrest Arcadia other than the Botanic Gardens, suppose you prefer a smaller and quieter park – head to Arcadia Road Park or Bougainvillea Park which are both within walking distance.
Places of worship near Hillcrest Arcadia
Several churches can be found within a short walking distance from Hillcrest Arcadia, one of them is Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer. The church has been around since the 50s and has grown as a community over the years. Services are conducted in various languages too, making it easier for the congregation to choose the one that they are most comfortable with.
Not only churches, there are other religious places such as mosques and temples near Hillcrest Arcadia. Here is a list of places of worship in Bukit Timah that are close to the condominium complex:
- Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer
- St. John's Chapel
- Pon Ming Tse Temple
- International Baptist Church
- Gospel Light Christian Church
- Bethlehem Bible-Presbyterian Church
- Masjid Al-Huda
- Hoon San Temple
- Masjid Ba'alwi
Hospitals near Hillcrest Arcadia
For medical treatments, residents can count on the nearby Gleneagles Hospital located next to the Singapore Botanic Gardens. It is a 233-bed hospital that houses a range of medical and surgical specialities including cardiology, oncology, obstetrics, and gynaecology, among others. The hospital is part of Parkway Pantai, a subsidiary of the Malaysian–Singaporean private healthcare group IHH Healthcare.