Who’s it for?
Thomson View Condominium is a perfect choice for those who look for:
- Freehold condominium in Bishan
- Spacious yet affordable family housing
- Green surroundings (Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park and MacRitchie Reservoir Park)
Although it is a little further from the central area, Thomson View Condominium has a strategic location that ensures great accessibility for its residents. The condominium complex is linked to nearby bus stops, train stations, and expressways leading to the city centre and other popular destinations.
Upper Thomson MRT Station is located only 550 metres away from Thomson View. Serving the Thomson-East Coast Line, the station is one stop away from Caldecott MRT Station, which is an interchange station that connects to the Circle Line. Stevens MRT station is just three stops away, where the Downtown Line is also accessible.
Moreover, there is a line of bus services right outside the apartment, linking residents directly to the stations and the rest of the city. Drivers would also find it convenient to have the Central Expressway (CTE) and Pan Island Expressway (PIE) nearby. Residents travelling to the CBD can expect to arrive within around 25 minutes via the PIE, while those heading to the Orchard Road shopping district can take the CTE and expect to reach in less than 20 minutes.
Being sandwiched between Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park and MacRitchie Reservoir Park, people residing in Thomson View Condominium can expect to stay in a more laidback residential suburb while at the same time having various amenities within proximity. Numerous well-known schools such as Raffles Girls Secondary School, major shopping malls such as Thomson Plaza, and many other amenities are just a short drive away.
Schools Near Thomson View
Thomson View condominium can be an ideal home for families because there are several educational institutions of all levels surrounding the development. Preschools, primary schools, secondary schools, high schools, and international schools are all nearby. Some of them, such as Red SchoolHouse and Ai Tong School, are even within a short walking distance from Thomson View.
Here is a list of schools near Thomson View condominium:
- Red SchoolHouse (650m)
- HFSE International School (650m)
- Ai Tong School (700m)
- MindChamps Preschool @ Bishan (900m)
- Peirce Secondary School (1.6km)
- Raffles Institution (2.3km)
- Catholic High School (2.4km)
- Ang Mo Kio Primary School (2.4km)
- Marymount Convent School (2.5km)
- Ang Mo Kio Secondary School (2.7km)
- Raffles Girls' Secondary School (3km)
- Teck Ghee Primary School (3.4km)
- SJI International School (3.5km)
Shopping Centres Near Thomson View
A short stroll is all you need to get to Thomson Plaza. Located at Upper Thomson Road, the suburban shopping centre has a wide range of entertainment and retail outlets. Thomson Plaza provides a great shopping destination for nearby residents staying in Thomson View.
If you do not mind driving a little further, Junction 8, located in the centre of Bishan, can be another excellent destination for shopping. The mall is one-stop shopping, dining, and entertainment destination catering to residents' needs. The major tenants include FairPrice Finest, Best Denki, BHG department store, Food Junction, and Golden Village. However, check the malls’ websites to get the latest store update.
Here is a list of shopping centres near Thomson View Condominium:
- Thomson Plaza (500m)
- Sin Ming Centre (850m)
- Bishan North Shopping Mall (2.5km)
- Junction 8 (3km)
Hawker Centres Near Thomson View
There are at least four hawker centres around Thomson View, one of which is Teck Ghee Court Market & Food Centre. Located in the heart of Teck Ghee estate and opposite Bishan Park, the 32 cooked food stalls and 86 market stalls within the hawker centre remain a popular choice among patrons. One famous stall that keeps attracting long queues is Yong Ji Bak Kut Teh. The braised pig trotters were the best seller menu there!
Here is a list of hawker centres near Thomson View condominium:
- Wah Yen Hawker Centre (850m)
- Shunfu Mart Food Centre (1.1km)
- Kebun Baru Market and Food Centre (2.4km)
- Teck Ghee Court Market & Food Centre (3km)
Parks Near Thomson View
One of the perks of living in the Thomson View condominium is that you can always be so close to nature. The development is situated between MacRitchie Reservoir Park and Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park – two of some significant green lungs of Singapore.
MacRitchie Reservoir’s myriad attractions make it a natural playground for those who love the outdoors. If you have ever wanted to enjoy the tranquillity of walking above lush green foliage, get to the Treetop Walks! It is a 250-metre aerial free-standing suspension bridge spanning the two highest points within MacRitchie.
Otherwise, take an exhilarating walk around the 11-kilometre nature trail loop known as MacRitchie Trails, located within the tropical rainforest of Central Catchment Nature Reserve. You will likely bump into monitor lizards, long-tailed macaque monkeys, and, of course, squirrels. Visitors would sometimes get a sight of flying lemurs too!
Meanwhile, Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park is one of the largest urban parks in Central Singapore. It is a great place for families to have a fun day out. It has a wonderful meandering river with lush banks of wildflowers. Other than the unique waterways, the park also features lush greenery, Pond Gardens and River Plains, making it a popular choice with nearby residents for recreational activities.
Public Libraries Near Thomson View
Thomson View condominium is only 3 kilometres away from Bishan Public Library. The library, strategically located near the Bishan MRT Station, is home to a wide range of collections such as fiction, recreation, health, family and parenting and business-related topics within an approximate gross floor area of 4,000 square metres spread over five levels.
Bishan Public Library is well known for its architecture which captures the look and feels of a tree house with distinctive coloured pods. Individual pods are cantilevered off the building’s main facade and in the building atrium to create more private spaces by adding a touch of individuality within the library. They act as spaces for quiet reflection by individual users.
Places of Worship Near Thomson View
There are at least four churches within walking distance from Thomson View. Church of The Holy Spirit, Yishun Evangelical Church, Christian Grace Presbyterian Church, and Shelter Baptist Church are all within a kilometre radius of Thomson View. Several Hindu, Buddhist, and Taoist temples are also nearby. As for mosques, the nearest one is Masjid An-Nahdhah, located approximately 3 kilometres away.
Here is a list of places of worship near Thomson View condominium:
- Church of The Holy Spirit (450m)
- Yishun Evangelical Church (600m)
- Christian Grace Presbyterian Church (600m)
- Shelter Baptist Church (600m)
- Zeh Shing Keong Temple (650m)
- Hai Lam Sua Tee Kong Toa Temple (1.1km)
- Pao Kwan Foh Tang Temple (1.2km)
- Church of Singapore Balestier (1.3km)
- Lian Huay Temple (1.6km)
- Masjid An-Nahdhah (3km)
- Masjid Al-Muttaqin (3.4km)
Hospitals Near Thomson View
In times of emergencies, residents of Thomson View can head to the nearby Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital. It would take approximately 12 minutes to drive from the condominium complex. Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, which features more than 250 specialist physician suites, provides tertiary medical treatments in the comfort of all single bedded rooms. It also serves as a rehabilitation centre for occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech therapy, and immunology.
However, suppose you prefer smaller medical clinics to treat your health condition; several clinics are located close to the Thomson View condominium. Some of them include Wong's Clinic (700m), Healthcare Family Clinic & Surgery (1.2km), and Chan Kiat Choon Surgical Clinic (1.3km).