With numerous schools within the vicinity, Serangoon especially appeals to families with schooling children. These schools include St. Gabriel's Primary School, Kuo Chuan Presbyterian Secondary School, Nanyang Junior College, Australian International School Singapore and many more. Other renowned educational institutions such as Maris Stella High School, Bartley Secondary School, Cedar Girl’s Secondary School and Paya Lebar Methodist Girls’ Primary School are in the area as well. All schools can be easily accessed from Lorong Chuan, Bartley and Serangoon station. A wide range of leisure and dining facilities are available at Nex and Serangoons Gardens Circus nearby, not forgetting Chomp Chomp Food Centre and cafes like Wimbly Lu. Meanwhile, private estates and condominiums such as Chiltern Park, Crystal De Azure, Sun Glade, Chuan Park and recently completed The Scala, make up the residential portfolio. New apartments like Gambir Ridge, Bartley Ridge and Bartley Residences will add on to scene, providing more accommodation choices.