Who’s it suitable for?
Kent Ridge Hill Residences (TOP 2024) is a perfect project if you are looking for:
- Low-rise luxury condominium in Queenstown
- Various layouts of apartments and strata landed houses
- Housing near the National University of Singapore (NUS)
- Proximity to Pasir Panjang MRT Station
- Direct access to Kent Ridge Park
- Great investment opportunity near the Greater Southern Waterfront
Kent Ridge Hill Residences is a 99-year leasehold condominium development located at 50 South Buona Vista Road in District 05. It is a luxury condominium comprising over 500 units with direct access to Kent Ridge Park. Choose between 11 blocks of 5-storey apartments or 50 strata-landed houses. On offer are 1-bedroom apartments, and up to 5-bedroom family homes with branded appliances and fittings.
Kent Ridge Hill Residences was designed by renowned architects ADDP. Built on a land area of almost 30,000 sqm by Oxley Holdings, its large land size means lower-density living. The blocks were also deliberately kept low-rise. The home will be surrounded by a myriad of water features and cascading waterfalls that sweep over the changing terrain.
Residents can have their daily commute at the best convenience with easily accessible public transportation. Kent Ridge Hill Residences is around an 8-minute walk to Pasir Panjang MRT Station (700m) on the Circle Line (CCL).
It is a few stops from Buona Vista MRT which is an interchange for the CCL and East-West Line (EWL). Meanwhile, a few stops in the opposite direction will get you to Harbourfront MRT station, where you can access the North-East Line (NEL).
For drivers, it takes around a 10-minute drive to VivoCity and Sentosa Island, or a short 15-minute journey to the Central Business District (CBD). Just a little further will take you to Orchard Road, a 20-minute drive away.
Living in South Buona Vista also means being near the mature communities of Holland Village, Dempsey Hill, and Rochester Park. Workplaces in One-north, Mapletree Business City, Science Park, and the National University Hospital are likewise just a few MRT stops or a short drive from home.
Kent Ridge Hill Residences’ address guarantees the convenience of living in such a prime location. Its location offers residents easy access to an array of commercial hubs, business parks, and educational institutions. Coupled with an excellent transport network, everything is within reach of Kent Ridge Hill Residences.
On top of that, the Greater Southern Waterfront is set to transform the area. You can expect new commercial, cultural, and entertainment facilities to open up on your doorstep!
Schools Near Kent Ridge Hill Residences
Educational establishments are also prominent in the area, with an extensive number of reputable primary and secondary schools along with colleges and universities located close by. One of the most popular ones, the National University of Singapore, is located just a short drive from the development. NUS has consistently been considered as being one of the most prestigious academic institutions in Asia-Pacific as well as the world.
Other nearby popular schools include United World College, Nan Hua Primary, Anglo-Chinese School (Independent), and The Japanese School.
Shopping Centres Near Kent Ridge Hill Residences
There are at least 8 shopping malls within a 3-kilometre radius of Kent Ridge Hill Residences, including Viva Vista Shopping Mall, a close-knit community shopping centre along South Buona Vista Road that caters to your daily needs.
If you are looking for more retail options, Alexandra Retail Centre offers a more comprehensive array of stores. This 3-storey retail centre offers a varied mix of food and beverage outlets, supermarkets and lifestyle, services and retail tenants.
Another shopping mall near Kent Ridge Hill condo is the Queensway Shopping Centre, which is one of Singapore’s most popular malls for sports apparel. It offers a wide range of sports gear, limited edition sports apparel, and other equipment.
Hawker Centres Near Kent Ridge Hill Residences
Pasir Panjang Food Centre is only 600 metres from Kent Ridge Hill Residences. Walk over to enjoy Malay mixed rice, Hainanese curry rice, fried kway teow, fried Hokkien mee, and other hawker favourites. The large variety of food available makes it a popular place for the lunchtime office crowd.
From evening till late night, the single-storey food centre offers even more tantalising treats! Come here for some hot barbecue seafood, satay and grilled chicken wings. For those who like spice, try the salt-baked crab and La La bee hoon. Moreover, the rojak – which comes with youtiao, apples, cucumber, bean sprouts, and guava – is a must-eat for anyone visiting.
Just a little bit further, you will find the famous ABC Brickworks. Many have claimed that the food centre is really worth travelling to even though you do not live in the area. ABC Brickworks has around 100 different stalls selling a myriad of multi-cultural delights such as the tongue-tingling Penang assam laksa, ripping-hot naan, and succulent roasted meats.
Parks Near Kent Ridge Hill Residences
The key highlight of living in Kent Ride Hill Residence is its exclusive residents-only access to Kent Ridge Park. Kent Ridge Park is a lush green corridor that's part of the larger Southern Ridges comprising Mount Faber Park, Telok Blangah Hill Park, HortPark, and Labrador Nature Reserve. Residents will experience tranquillity under towering trees amidst abundant flora and fauna.
With direct access to the park from Kent Ridge Hill Residences, exercising has never been easier. Linked to the development, you'll be within reach of 20 fitness stations in the park. For children, there's a playground towards the south. Cycling enthusiasts can also ride along the park's mountain biking trail designed for intermediate to advanced mountain bikers.
For nature-lovers, check out the two natural ponds in Kent Ridge Park in the northeast end. Home to dragonflies, fish and turtles, there's even a section for fishing! The highlight of the park, of course, is its 280 metre-long Canopy Walk. It is a great place to bring the family for a leisurely outdoor stroll. The walk is on an elevated boardwalk linking to HortPark, providing an ideal vantage point for bird and wildlife watching.
What's more, you'll be able to see stunning views of nearby off-shore islands and the southern coastline. Breathe in fresh air while listening to the sounds of life around you. Don't forget to check out the “Reflections Bukit Chandu” museum at the end of the walk too. It will give you insight into Kent Ridge area's history.
Places of Worship Near Kent Ridge Hill Residences
Located close to Kent Ridge Hill Residences is the Brethren Church. Pasir Panjang Hill Brethren Church has been around since the ‘60s and growing in number and size over the years. It has numerous programmes for toddlers and children as well as services in different languages. You can also find mosques and temples within the vicinity.
Here is a list of religious buildings near the condominium development:
- Masjid Ahmad
- Poh Ern Shih
- Pasir Panjang Hill Brethren Church
- Ting Kong Temple
- Kong Hock Keng Temple
- Masjid Hang Jebat
- Tiong Ghee Temple
- Pasir Panjang Christ Church
- Church of Christ Pasir Panjang
- Sri Muneeswaran Temple
- Masjid Hussain Sulaiman
Hospitals Near Kent Ridge Hill Residences
Alexandra Hospital is just a short drive from Kent Ridge Hill Residences. The 326-bed facility is under the National University Health System (NUHS) and provides one-stop comprehensive care from acute, sub-acute, to rehabilitative settings. Alexandra Hospital is also the first integrated general hospital, where the need for a patient to transfer to another healthcare institution is reduced.