About Orchard Sophia
Orchard Sophia is a freehold New Launch Condo located at Sophia Road in District 9. It's the site that was occupied by Sophia Ville and Fairhaven. The en bloc sale amounted to a whopping $62 million due to the attractive freehold status within the Core Central Region (CCR).
Unit mix and facilities
Orchard Sophia's unit mix are as below:
- 1-bedroom - 441-484 sqft (15 units)
- 2-bedroom + 1 bathroom - 581 sqft (10 units)
- 2-bedroom + 2 bathroom - 560-710 sqft (45 units)
- 3-bedroom - 764 sqft (3 units)
- 3-bedroom dual key - 829-840 sqft (5 units)
All units will be fitted with kitchen appliances from Smeg, along with a Bosch washer-cum-dryer and Legrand electrical fittings. Toilet fittings are from Gessi, Geberit, Hansgrohe and Duravit.
Orchard Sophia's facilities include:
- Spa pool
- Social lounge
- Outdoor Fitness
- Alfresco BBQ
- Social Lawn
- Rooftop Bar
- Rooftop Dining
- Reading Lounge
Connectivity near Orchard Sophia
It is a short 7-minute walk to Dhoby Ghaut MRT Station, which is the interchange station for three MRT lines - North-South Line, North East Line and Circle Line. Residents get to enjoy unrivalled accessibility as it takes a short 5 minutes to get to the Central Business District (CBD). And if you’re working in the CBD itself, you can conveniently walk or cycle to work.
Central Singapore has been undergoing constant connectivity developments, most recently with a fully functioning Downtown Line. The Thomson East Coast line will also add value to central Singapore, as it connects residents to the northern and eastern parts of the island easily, on top of the existing MRT lines in the area. Orchard, Singapore’s renowned shopping district will also undergo a transformation as it will be enhanced as an urban green corridor, with new flowering trees and shrubs introduced. It is also part of URA’s master plan to enhance the connections between open spaces to create a continuous green oasis comprising Istana Park, Dhoby Ghaut Green and Plaza Singapura.
The Central Expressway (CTE) is the closest highway that residents can access if they’re driving, with easy access to the rest of Singapore.
Shopping malls near Orchard Sophia
For retail and recreational activities, ION Orchard, Orchard Central, 313@somerset and Plaza Singapura are all within very close reach, each offering its own charm and locale. Residents can enjoy ample dining choices that will fill their bellies just by taking a short walk.
Nature near Orchard Sophia
Nature lovers can step out to Mount Emily Park literally in their backyard, or take a stroll down to Dhoby Ghaut Green, or perhaps even visit the famous Fort Canning.
Schools near Orchard Sophia
For parents with young children, the House on The Hill Montessori Pre-School exists in the estate itself, so you won’t need to go far should you need to leave them in good hands for the day. Noteworthy primary schools nearby include Anglo-Chinese, Farrer Park, Stamford and River Valley Primary. There are several secondary schools nearby such as Singapore Chinese Girls’ School, Gan Eng Seng School, Outram Secondary and Bendemeer Secondary School. Catholic Junior College and St Andrew’s Junior College are the two nearest institutions of that level in the area.
For higher learning, students will have plenty of holistic learning options to choose from, as the area hosts various local, international and specialist colleges. LASALLE College of the Arts, OSAC International College, Academies Australasia College, Lee Community College, Amity Global Institute and Singapore Management University are all within easy reach, just to name a few.