Who’s it suitable for?
The Tessarina is a perfect choice for those who look for:
- Small to medium-sized family housing in Bukit Timah Estate
- Green living near Bukit Timah Nature Reserve and MacRitchie Reservoir
- Numerous top international schools around the area
- Close proximity to King Albert Park MRT station
The Tessarina is situated between two MRT stations, King Albert and Sixth Avenue MRT stations along the Downtown Line (DTL). Both stations are within a short walking distance of the condominium complex, allowing residents to travel to any part of Singapore with great convenience.
Two stops from Sixth Avenue, you will get to Botanic Gardens MRT, which is also an interchange between the Downtown Line and the Circle Line (CCL). As for bus services, there are numerous bus stops located at King Albert Park Station, Pei Hwa Presbyterian Primary School, Goh & Goh Building, Hua Guan Gardens, and Ngee Ann Polytechnic.
This seamless connectivity makes the Orchard Shopping Belt and Central Business Hub just a few stations away from The Tessarina. Major roadways such as Bukit Timah Road, Farrer Road, and Dunearn Road located nearby also make it easier for residents with vehicles to travel around Singapore.
Nestled in the idyllic Bukit Timah district, The Tessarina is minutes away from top academic institutions, shopping centres, and nature spots such as the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve and MacRitchie Reservoir Park.
Shopping Centres Near The Tessarina
One should not have to travel far to fetch daily necessities and run errands for everything is within close proximity to The Tessarina. Several shopping centres cater to nearby residents, including the KAP Mall which is located a short drive away from the condominium complex.
Residents can find entertainment, shopping, healthcare, dining, and entertainment centres at the KAP Mall. It also features EagleWings Cinematics, an independent boutique cinema that will take your movie experience to a new level.
Bukit Timah Shopping Centre is also located nearby. It is adjacent to Beauty World Centre and Bukit Timah Plaza. This way, The Tessarina residents can easily move from one shopping centre to another while finding whatever things they are looking for.
Here is a list of shopping centres near The Tessarina:
- OD Mall (1.2km)
- KAP Mall (1.3km)
- Bukit Timah Plaza (1.6km)
- Beauty World Centre (2.2km)
- Bukit Timah Shopping Centre (2.3km)
- Serene Centre (3km)
Hawker Centres Near The Tessarina
Some good news for hawker lovers, Bukit Timah Hawker Centre is only a short drive away. Bukit Timah Food Centre is known for quite a couple of fried hawkers such as carrot cake, Hokkien mee, and char kway teow, alongside Satay and BBQ chicken wings. With over 80 hawker stalls, some of the must-tries here include He Zhong carrot cake, Sin Chew satay bee hoon, and Xie Kee Hokkien mee.
Moreover, Beauty World Food Centre is located not far from Bukit Timah Hawker Centre. Though it is sometimes overshadowed by Bukit Timah Food Centre, Beauty World Food Centre offers some hidden gems among the approximately 40 food stalls. Most popular stalls in Beauty World Food Centre include Ajiya Okonomiyaki, Top 1 Home Made Noodle, Jew Kit Hainanese Chicken Rice, Pink Candy, and Mong Kok Dim Sum.
Here is a list of food centres near The Tessarina:
- Bukit Timah Market & Food Centre (1.8km)
- Beauty World Food Centre (2.3km)
- Adam Food Centre (3km)
Schools Near The Tessarina
Bukit Timah Estate is well known for being home to several well-established schools in Singapore. Parents wishing to enrol their children in international schools would be delighted to find many options around The Tessarina. There are at least 7 international schools within a 3-kilometre radius of the development. Chatsworth International School, Leeds International School, and Hollandse School are among the options.
The Tessarina is also close to Ngee Ann Polytechnic, which offers 36 full-time diploma courses and three common entry programmes through nine academic schools and various part-time programmes. Here is a list of educational institutions near The Tessarina:
- Methodist Girls' School (950m)
- Leeds International School (1km)
- Nanyang Girls' High School (1.6km)
- Swiss School Singapore (1.7km)
- Hwa Chong International School (1.8km)
- Pei Hwa Presbyterian Primary School (1.8km)
- Hollandse School (1.9km)
- University at Buffalo (1.9km)
- Chatsworth International School (2.1km)
- Singapore Institute of Technology SIT@NP (2.2km)
- National Junior College (2.3km)
- Raffles Girls' Primary School (2.4km)
- Singapore University of Social Sciences (2.5km)
- Wise Oaks International School (2.6km)
- Henry Park Primary School (2.7km)
- Middleton International School (2.7km)
- Ngee Ann Polytechnic (2.7km)
- Bukit Timah Primary School (3km)
- Canossian School for the Hearing Impaired (3.5km)
- St Margaret's Secondary School (3.5km)
Parks Near The Tessarina
You can see nature in its pristine form at Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, just minutes away from The Tessarina. The 163-ha reserve has one of the richest and most diverse ecological systems. Visitors will find an astonishing variety of plant, animal and insect life, typical of a humid equatorial climate.
It is a perfect place to go for any nature lover. While you are in it, push yourself to the limits as you climb Singapore’s tallest hill which stands at 163 metres on trails that wind through pockets of hill dipterocarp forest. You will not find anything like it anywhere else on the island.
Moreover, MacRitchie Reservoir Park and Bukit Batok Nature Park are also nearby. A huge part of Singapore’s greenery is located in the surrounding of The Tessarina. Even the UNESCO World Heritage Site Botanic Gardens is only a short drive away from the condominium complex.
The Gardens have always been a star destination in the country, with the National Orchid Garden being one of the famous attractions. It is where 1,000 species and 2,000 hybrids of orchids are out in full splendour – a magnificent scene to enjoy.
Places of Worship Near The Tessarina
Several churches can be found within a 3-kilometre radius of The Tessarina condominium. Church of Singapore is among them. Established in 1963 as an independent local church, the Church of Singapore (COS) now has over 4,000 members worshipping in 15 different weekly services.
Not only churches but there are also other religious places such as mosques and temples near The Tessaraina Here is a list of places of worship in Bukit Timah that are close to the condominium complex:
- Covenant Community Methodist Church (1.2km)
- History Maker International Church (1.4km)
- Masjid Al-Huda (1.6km)
- Hoon San Temple (1.7km)
- Glory Presbyterian Church (1.9km)
- Bukit Timag Tua Pek Kong Temple (2.2km)
- Mahabodhi Monastery (2.2km)
- Beeh Low See Temple (2.2km)
- Thin Chok Sun Bee Low Chee Temple (2.3km)
- Church of Singapore Bukit Timah (2.5km)
- Poh Ming Tse Temple (2.7km)
Hospitals Near The Tessarina
Nearby healthcare facilities include Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, located an approximately 10-minute drive from The Tessarina. Ng Teng Fong General Hospital (NTFGH) is a 700-bed hospital located in Jurong East, Singapore. The hospital is part of an integrated development together with the adjoining Jurong Community Hospital.
NTFGH is twinned with JCH so that patients who no longer require acute care can recuperate in a setting better catered to their needs. They were designed to ensure that patient-centred services are delivered in a seamless and integrated way.
However, suppose you prefer closer medical clinics that can cater to your medical needs, there are several options to choose from. Bukit Timah Family Clinic & Surgery (200m) and Orchard Clinid Bukit Timah (1km) are among the closest ones.