Kingsford WaterBay, situated in the pulse of District 19, Serangoon, is a 99-year leasehold mix-use condominium development by Kingsford Development Private Limited. Set to occupy 136,147.5 sq ft of land, it will hold 1,157 condominium apartments, 6 strata terrace, and 2 strata semi-detached houses. To complement this residential use, there will be 6 retail shops and 1 childcare centre. Kingsford Waterbay's spacious basement car park will also hold 1,165 lots.
Located right along Sungei Serangoon, this development draws its inspiration from a sailing boat. Imagine living in your dream home right in the midst of a water paradise - that is what Kingsford Waterbay aims to create for home-owners. On the one side, residents look out into Sungei Serangoon, otherwise known as the Serangoon River; on the other side, the condo has a 400-metre swimming pool and other elements of nature. Certainly, there is no other properties in the Serangoon neighbourhood that is equivalent in water paradise design to that of Kingsford Waterbay.
Kingsford WaterBay is also well connected to the rest of the island. It is a short bus ride from both Hougang MRT and Kovan MRT, connecting residents to the rest of the North-East Line. This development is also well-served by Kallang-Paya Lebar Expressway.
If residents are looking for a range of products and services beyond what is available at the retail shops at Kingsford Waterbay, they can venture out to the surrounding neighbourhood. There are many stores and boutique shops in the area, in addition to a supermarket.
There are also 4 shopping malls within a 10 minutes' drive of Kingsford Waterbay, and further afield, NEX, which is 15 minutes' drive away. The nearest mall is Hougang Mall; virtually anything you need can be found there, from shoes to electronics to a hair dresser. Common fashion brands such as Cotton On, Giordana, Bossini and Hush Puppies can also be found at Hougang Mall, let alone the other malls, allowing residents to comfortably shop at suburban malls without having to travel to Orchard Road.
Since it possesses such a wide variety of shops, Kingsford Waterbay residents will find their daily needs satisfied.
There is an NTUC Foodfare located just a few minutes away from Kingsford Waterbay. This coffeeshop would be a great destination for residents who just want a quick meal and don't wish to travel far. Next to it is Mingle Mangle, an ice cream shop for those days when you just want to treat yourself.
There are many good eats to be found in Hougang, though people may claim the opposite. For classic, affordable, delicious hawker fare, head to Lor Ah Soo Lor Mee, at #02-51, 105 Hougang Ave 1, or Soon Soon Teochew Porridge, at 13 Simon Rd.
Alternatively, drop by Lola's Cafe at 5 Simon Road or Hatter Street at Block 212 Hougang, Street 21 for a taste of the hipster life. Have a cup of coffee, or some waffles and ice cream, while you're at it!
Parents with school-going children will be glad to know that there are various schools within easy commuting distance of Kingsford Waterbay. These include schools such as Holy Innocents' Primary and High School, Serangoon Secondary School, Montfort International and Secondary School, and tertiary institution Serangoon Junior College.
One of the selling points of Kingsford Waterbay is its proximity to nature; Punggol Park, Punggol Waterway Park and Hougang Neighbourhood Park are nearby. The development overlooks Serangoon River and boasts awe-inspiring river views.
Medical services are easily accessible by residents of Kingsford Waterbay. Not only are there lots of General Practitioners (GPs) and dental clinics nearby, in 2018, Sengkang General Hospital and Sengkang Community Hospital are both expected to begin operations, which coincides with the time that the development is slated to be completed.