Who’s it suitable for?
The Antares condominium is a perfect choice if you are looking for:
- A leasehold condominium in Geylang
- Unit options of 1- to 4-bedroom apartments with smart-home system
- Direct sheltered access to Mattar MRT Station
- Convenient living with a myriad of amenities nearby
- Property in prime locations
- Great investment value
The Antares is a 99-year leasehold condominium that sits on a 6230.2 sqm piece of land. It features 265 units, which range from one-bedroom apartments to four-bedroom apartments — two-bedroom apartments take up the majority of the development with 164 units. High ceilings, a smart-home system, and quality fittings and appliances by Duravit and Bosch are included.
Situated practically on the doorstep of Mattar MRT Station, the Antares links you to the rest of Singapore through the Downtown Line (DTL) and East-West Line (EWL). The LTA has provided a sheltered linkway to Mattar MRT. Other nearby MRT stations include Macpherson MRT and Aljunied MRT.
The Antares is encompassed by major routes like Upper Paya Lebar Road, the Pan-Island Expressway, and the Kallang Paya-Lebar Expressway. This Geylang condominium is just a 16-minute drive from Raffles Place, promising a shorter commute for its residents.
The Antares capitalises on its location to bring the best possible living experience. Located at 21 Mattar Road, just off Aljunied Road, this city-fringe development allows residents to take advantage of new developments in Singapore. It is also next to Potong Pasir / Woodleigh area, where the new Bidadari Estate is being developed.
Also near the Antares are Paya Lebar and Paya Lebar Commercial Hub. Under URA’s Urban Master Regeneration Plan, Paya Lebar has been identified as a future vibrant, integrated commercial node with retail spaces, offices, and attractive public squares, bustling with activity. The growing Paya Lebar commercial cluster means that the Antares offers great investment value, as it allows residents to experience future exciting developments within proximity.
Shopping Centres Near The Antares
City Plaza, KINEX, and other shopping centres in Geylang are a short drive from The Antares condo. The malls in the Kallang area, such as Kallang Wave Mall, and the ones in Little India, such as Mustafa Centre, are also a quick train ride away.
Orchard Road Shopping District and Bugis are easily accessible via the MRT line too. Orchard Road is dotted with all the fancy shopping malls, while Bugis Street is known for having many small stores crammed side by side – truly a great place for bargain hunters.
Hawker Centres Near The Antares
The Antares is situated in a foodie’s paradise – you can find great food choices here. Circuit Road Market and Food Centre, located a short stroll from The Antares, is a great source of local, affordable meals. Those stopping by Circuit Road Food Centre should try out the muah chee, or Singapore's version of mochi. Cheng Mun Kee's Pig Organ Soup is also a crowd favourite at the hawker centre, as is Kim Hai Fried Hokkien Mee.
Another option is Sims Vista Market & Food Centre, a popular food centre with a friendly, relaxed, laid-back feel which brings more comfort to your comfort food! There are over 70 food stalls in Sims Vista Hawker Centres, and some must-tries include Dubai Express, Tai Dong Teochew Duck Rice, Hao Qing Xiang AMK 628, and Green Chili Chicken Rice. There are over 10 hawker centres near The Antares, residents won’t run out of options ever!
Schools Near The Antares
Have you ever dreaded sending your kids to school in the morning because of the long distance? Not to worry, as several reputable schools surround The Antares. This brings the best education right to your doorstep.
The schools available nearby cover nearly all levels of education, from nursery and primary to secondary and college. There is also a special education school – Canossian School is located only 500 metres from The Antares. Other schools within walking distance are Canossa Catholic Primary School and St Margaret's Primary School.
Libraries Near The Antares
Located a short drive away from The Antares, Geylang East Public Library is home to a collection of 100,000 publications. The library is the first public library in Singapore to have a special thematic collection on cookery and food-related literature.
There are 2 interest groups in Geylang East Public Library that hold regular meetups for like-minded individuals. The Golden Circle is an English book club for seniors and Malay in Minutes! is intended for non-Malay speaking adults keen to pick up conversant Malay.
Parks Near The Antares
Take a short walk to Aljunied Park when you enjoy outdoor time. You can find a playground that will entertain the kids and a fitness corner that keeps you fit. Alternatively, just relax under the shady trees and enjoy the wind breeze.
Located a short drive from The Antares, you can also find the popular Kallang Riverside Park. It is known as the best place among water sports enthusiasts and a good place for birdwatching activities, especially in the migratory season from September to March.
On top of that, Geylang Park Connector is also nearby. Situated between Guillemard Road and Tanjong Rhu, the Geylang PC runs along the Geylang River before heading to Marina Reservoir and connecting seamlessly to Gardens by the Bay via Tanjong Rhu Promenade.
On a nice sunny day, take a walk and savour the calm and soothing breeze under the shade of the trees. You can also enjoy birdwatching under the mature canopy en route to one of the most coveted views of the Singapore city skyline.
Places of Worship Near The Antares
You can find the Church of St Stephen across the road from The Antares. Church of Punggol Sengkang, Macpherson Christian Church, and Bethel Assembly of God are also nearby. Muslims would also be grateful as Sallim Mattar Mosque is located only 400 metres away. Friday prayers will be convenient because it only takes 5 minutes to walk to the mosque.
Temples are abundant near Aljunied MRT Station. There are at least 10 temples, including Taoist, Buddhist, and Hindu temples. Chi Leng Keng Temple and Cheng Kak Si Temple, just off the Aljunied Road, are the nearest ones.
Hospitals Near The Antares
There is a high density of clinics surrounding The Antares, which ranges from general practitioners to specialist clinics. The nearest is Macpherson Medical Clinic, just 400 metres from the condominium complex.
If you prefer a full-facility hospital, there are some options as well. Martin St Peter's Hospital, East Shore Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Farrer Park Hospital, and Parkway Hospital are all within a 5-kilometre radius of The Antares.