About Watten House
Watten House (Watten Estate Condominium en bloc) is a new launch condo in the Bukit Timah area in District 11. Located at Shelford Road, it is a freehold condominium about a 7-minute walk from Tan Kah Kee MRT station on the Downtown line (DTL). Residents will appreciate living in a prime residential estate comprising low-rise, landed housing estates and could potentially enjoy unblocked views of the surrounding greenery.
Watten Estate Condo en bloc
Google Maps screenshot of Watten Estate Condominium
In 2021, the 220,241 sq ft site at Watten Estate Condominium was put up for an en bloc sale. It was sold to UOL Group and Singapore Land Group (SingLand) for S$550.8m, translating to S$1,723 psf per plot ratio. It was one of Singapore's biggest residential collective sales in 2021.
Watten House will have 205 exclusive large-format units across 5 residential blocks of 5 storeys each. It will consist of 3- to 5-bedroom units. The site is zoned for residential use with a gross plot ratio of 1.4 under URA's 2019 Masterplan and units will have a minimum average size of 100 sqm (1,076.4 sqft). The former Watten Estate Condominium had 104 units, comprising townhouses and apartments.
Convenience and accessibility of Watten House
Watten House is strategically located between Tan Kah Kee and Botanic Gardens MRT stations, with easy access to the Downtown and Circle lines. Residents can get to Orchard and Central Business District in under 20 minutes.
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There are also many bus services around Watten House that take residents to Jurong, Gardens By The Bay, the city centre and more.
For private vehicle owners, Watten House is located near main roads such as Dunearn Road and Adam Road, which connects it to expressways such as CTE and PIE. Hence, it is just an 11- and 18-minute drive to the Orchard Road Shopping Belt and the CBD. It takes 27 minutes to drive to Changi Airport.
Reputable schools near Watten House
Watten House is near the stretch of reputable schools in the Bukit Timah area.
Hwa Chong Institution
For families participating in the Primary 1 registration, the good news is that Raffles Girls’ Primary School is the nearest to the development, only an 8-minute walk away. Both Raffles Girls' Primary School and Nanyang Primary School are within a 1km radius of Watten House. Singapore Chinese Girls' School is within 1-2km of the development.
Other prestigious schools nearby include Nanyang Girls’ High School, Methodist Girls’ School, St. Margaret’s Secondary School, St. Joseph's Institution, Hwa Chong Institution and National Junior College.
The nearest international school near Watten House is Hwa Chong International School. However, the development is about a 10-minute drive to the enclave of international schools at Swiss Club Road and Bukit Tinggi Road. These include the Swiss School, Holland International School, Singapore Korean International School and Chatsworth International School.
Amenities, shopping malls and eateries near Watten House
There is a variety of amenities nearby that can fulfil your needs and wants. The Adam Road Food Centre is just a 15-minute walk away for a taste of local delights. Moreover, Coronation Shopping Plaza is just a 10-minute walk away, and the mall has F&B outlets, enrichment centres, salons and a FairPrice Finest supermarket. Other supermarkets near the development are Cold Storage and Fairprice Xpress at Greenwood Avenue.
For shopaholics, a short drive to the Orchard Road Shopping Belt will definitely satisfy your retail needs. Malls such as Ngee Ann City, ION Orchard, 313@somerset, Orchard Central, Wisma Atria and Ngee Ann City will provide you with much-needed retail therapy.
Nature spots near Watten House
Watten House will be attractive to families as it is within close proximity to some of Singapore’s most popular nature spots. Some of these “green lungs of Singapore” include MacRitchie Reservoir, Bukit Timah Nature Reserve and Singapore Botanic Gardens.
Take a break from the hustle and bustle of city life and immerse yourself in the abundant foliage, lush greenery and wild animals in these places. The condominium is also located near prestigious social and country clubs like the Hollandse Cub, Raffles Town Club and The British Club.
URA Masterplan near Watten House
Future residents of Watten House can enjoy developments like the Bukit Timah-Rochor Green Walk.
Image source: NParks
The new 11km corridor stretches from the Rail Corridor to Kallang Riverside Park and is part of the Coast-to-Coast Trail. A part of this corridor will be an elevated skywalk from Rifle Range Road to Sixth Avenue. Visitors will be able to enjoy a unique cycling and hiking experience.