Vanilla is the latest addition to Marine Parade, an upscale residential enclave that’s famous for its good food, recreational options and close proximity to the city center. Developed by Melville Pte Ltd, the 5-storey freehold condominium is located at 5 Still Road in District 15, with an exclusive count of 60 units for sale.
Surrounded by top local schools and a gourmet-rich paradise at its doorstep, the Vanilla condo is sure to be highly coveted by all who value convenience and the prestige of living within one of Singapore’s most expensive districts.
Vanilla - Superior Connectivity
Situated next to the intersection of Still Road and East Coast Road, Vanilla enjoys unobstructed 360 landed views and instant accessibility to nearby bus stops. With so many bus services that can take you anywhere from the closest MRT stations to the city center, eco-friendly residents who prefer a car-lite lifestyle will find the superb public transport network to be a huge boon when living at Vanilla condo.
For starters, the bus stops at the entrance of Vanilla offers bus services to the upcoming Marine Parade MRT and Marine Terrace MRT stations in less than 10-minutes. The two MRT stations are part of the new Thompson-East Coast line, and when it completes in 2023, Vanilla residents will enjoy significant accessibility to all areas of the island in a much shorter time.
Vanilla residents can also take a short bus ride to Eunos MRT station for access to the East-West line. From there, it’s a direct train route to the Raffles Place CBD offices. For those who work at Paya Lebar or One-North, you can easily access the Circle line via Dakota MRT station, which is only 5 bus stops away.
And as for Vanilla residents who drive, you’ll find that the condo’s prime Still Road location helps to avoid much of the heavy traffic along East Coast road while accessing the nearest expressways. From Still Road, drivers can seamlessly access East Coast Parkway Expressway (ECP) or the Pan Island Expressway (PIE).
Vanilla - Convenience at its finest
At the Vanilla condo, you’re never further than a short walk to the nearest shopping centre. The entire stretch of Katong malls and retail shops are accessible via an 8 minute walk down East Coast road from Vanilla.
The malls include i12 Katong, Katong Square, Katong V and The Odeon Katong. Alongside these malls are plenty of dining, lifestyle and enrichment establishments, allowing you to tick several tasks on your to-do list without having to travel far.
A 6-minute drive from Vanilla will take you to Parkway Parade and Marine Parade Promenade shopping malls. A popular go-to destination for all who live in the area, Parkway Parade can satisfy all your needs. The mall has a cinema, a new NTUC Fairprice Xtra with an extensive butcher section, and a wide variety of retail outlets.
Vanilla - Rich in Heritage and Flavour
Vanilla is adjacent to the Katong and Joo Chiat districts, which truly live up to their selling points as a gourmet paradise, complete with insta-worthy hipster fare. Well-preserved conservation houses in bright colours further add to the unique allure of this culturally rich locale.
Some of the more iconic heritage buildings include The Red House, which was once a famous bakery in the 1920s, and Chinese Peranakan restaurant Rumah Bebe, whose exterior remains lined with beautiful Peranakan tiles.
With the abundance of renowned cafe and bar establishments along East Coast road, you’ll never run out of food options. Across the road from Vanilla, there’s Forty Hands cafe where you’re sure to get great coffee and brunch selections.
Down the road, you can satisfy your chicken rice cravings at the famous Five Star Kampung Chicken Rice. Even dessert fanatics have indulgent options, such as Ninethirty (by Awfully Chocolate) and the insta-worthy Birds of Paradise Gelato Boutique. Best part, all of these and more are available within walking distance from Vanilla!
For residents with a local-oriented palette, the nearest hawker centre, Dunman Food Centre, is a 5-minute car ride from Vanilla. You’ve also got the choice of the nearby 84 Marine Parade Central and 50A Marine Terrace - both of which are bigger with a lot more food variety.
Schools near Vanilla
Though fewer in number, the schools near Vanilla condo are high in local rankings and often hotly sought after amongst parents. And with a great transport network, parents can be assured that their kids will travel to school with added ease and convenience.
Some of the top schools near Vanilla include Tanjong Katong Primary School, Haig Girls’ School, Tanjong Katong Girls’ School, Victoria School and Tao Nan School.
List of Schools near Vanilla:
● Canadian International School Singapore
● CHIJ Katong (Primary)
● CHIJ Katong Convent
● Chung Cheng High School
● Eunos Primary School
● Haig Girls’ School
● Inno Montessori
● My First Skool at 80 Marine Parade Road
● Ngee Ann Primary School
● Pat’s Schoolhouse Katong
● St. Patrick’s School
● St. Hilda’s Kindergarten
● Shaws Preschool @ Mountbatten Road
● Tanjong Katong Primary School
● Tanjong Katong Secondary School
● Tanjong Katong Girls’ School
● Tao Nan School
● United World Preschool - Childcare, Kindergarten, Playgroup
● Victoria School
● Victoria Junior College