Who’s it for?
The Brownstone has reached its MOP in 2022 and is the ideal EC for:
- Homebuyers seeking to live in Canberra, a relatively new estate in the North
- Residents with children and prioritise accessibility of education
- Residents who use both public and private transport and want a convenient location in a relatively peaceful area in the North
The Brownstone is a short 5-minute walk to Canberra MRT Station on the North-South Line. Besides accessibility to the MRT, the nearest bus stop is also a short 6-minute walk and connects residents to places such as Upper Thomson and even Ang Mo Kio. Drivers can also use Canberra Link which is just next to the condo to access the Seletar Expressway (SLE). From the SLE, residents can easily travel to the Central part of Singapore such as the CBD by connecting to the Central Expressway (CTE).
Schools Near The Brownstone
The Brownstone is within close proximity to several schools such as Ahmad Ibrahim Secondary School, Wellington Primary School and many more. As for toddlers, there are also several preschools around the area such as My First Skool at Blk 507A Wellington Circle (1.6km) and MindChamps PreSchool @ Yishun (3.1km). Families living here will find no difficulty in looking for the right school for their young children.
Here is a list of schools near The Brownstone:
- Sembawang Primary School (1.3km)
- Wellington Primary School (1.8km)
- Ahmad Ibrahim Primary School (2.1km)
- Canberra Primary School (2km)
- Chongfu School (2.5km)
- Endeavour Primary School (2.2km)
- Jiemin Primary School (2.8km)
- Northoaks Primary School (2.6km)
- Xishan Primary School (2.3km)
- Yishun Primary School (2km)
- Northland Secondary School (2.5km)
- Ahmad Ibrahim Secondary School (1.5km)
- Yishun Town Secondary School (2.6km)
- Sembawang Secondary School (1.7km)
- Canberra Secondary School (2.4km)
- Yishun Secondary School (2.6km)
Shopping Centres Near The Brownstone
The nearest major mall to The Brownstone is Sembawang Shopping Centre. It is a 15-minute walk away or a short drive away from the development. Sembawang Shopping Centre is a four-storey mall comprising plenty of retail stores. Some notable stores across each level include Anytime Fitness and MR. D.I.Y on level 2, Astons, Giant and Q & M Dental Surgery (Sembawang) are anchor tenants of B1, Burger King, Daiso and Hei Sushi on level 1.
Besides Sembawang Shopping Mall, Sun Plaza is also a short 16-minute walk away. Sun Plaza is a mixed-use residential and commercial development with over 170 retail outlets that span five commercial levels. For restaurant and dining, there are tenants such as Haidilao Hot Pot, Crave, Dunkin’ Donuts and more. For banking services, there is ICBC Bank Singapore and a UOB Autolobby. For shopping and retail, there is Bata, Challenger, Decathlon, Japan Home and more.
A little further down will bring residents to Northpoint City, which is the biggest mall in the North. There’s a variety of restaurants and other facilities in the mall itself. Some stores include NTUC FairPrice, Arnold’s Fried Chicken, Anytime Fitness, Uniqlo, Baskin Robins, Challenger, Din Tai Fung, Bagus Halal Food Court and so much more.
There are also relatively smaller neighbourhood malls within the 3km radius around the area:
- Canberra Plaza (900m)
- Junction Nine (2.7km）
Canberra Plaza, which started its operations in 2020, is a neighbourhood mall integrated with Canberra MRT station. Residents into working out can work out at Gymmboxx located on the third floor. Besides the gym, there are also essential stores like NTUC Fairprice, Daiso, SKP, Guardian and more.
The Brownstone has comprehensive facilities such as a Basketball Court, BBQ pits, a Gym, a Clubhouse, a Swimming Pool, a Tennis Court and more.
For delicious hawker food and a wet market, residents can head to the Chong Pang Market & Food Centre. There is a huge hawker centre serving local delicacies like Chicken Rice and also a Wet Market that sells anything from fresh poultry to vegetables and fruits. There are several coffeeshops within 2km of The Brownstone such as Block 590 Coffeeshop and126 Kopi Place.
There is also Ang Mo Supermarket and Giant Hypermarket within a 15-minute walking distance from the development.
For nature lovers, there are parks ranging from small ones to big ones. For instance, Jalan Sendudok Park is a mere 400m away. Yishun Neighbourhood Park is just 1.5km away. The Yishun Neighbourhood Park is suitable for the entire family as there is a children’s playground, fitness equipment and even an open lawn at the top of the hill for picnic.
Other parks in the neighbourhood worth exploring in the include:
- Jalan Kemuning Park (1km)
- Montreal Green (1.1km)
- Simpang Kiri PCN (1.8km)
- Sembawang Park (2.5km)
- Legundi Park (1.3km)
- Yishun Town Garden (2.9km)
- Canberra Park (1.5km)
Places of Worship Near The Brownstone
The neighbourhood is very accommodating for residents of any kind of religion.
Here is a list of the places of worship near Anchorvale Parkview:
- Praise Evangelical Church (800m)
- Glory Joy Christian Church (1.4km)
- Sri Veeramuthu Muneeswarar Temple (1.7km)
- Holy Tree Sri Balasubramaniar Temple (1.1km)
- Chong Pang Combined Temple (1.9km)
- Hwee San Temple (1.6km)
- Masjid Darul Makmur (1.7km)
- Assyafaah Mosque (2.1km)
Hospitals and Clinics Near The Brownstone
There are several family clinics within walking distance from The Brownstone. There is T Medical Clinic (Canberra) which is a 10-minute walk away and VIVA MEDICAL GROUP (CANBERRA PLAZA), a 12-minute walk away.
The nearest hospital within the area is Khoo Teck Puat Hospital. Khoo Teck Puat Hospital is the largest hospital in the North, with many medical specialities such as Cardiology, Dental Surgery, Endoscopy, and General Surgery just to name a few. A short drive from The Brownstone will bring residents to the hospital in case of a medical emergency.