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Far East Organization and its joint-venture partner, Sekisui House, are set to launch Hillhaven, a 341-unit residential project in the Champions Way Woodlands area, on Jan 20. This highly-anticipated development has been receiving a lot of attention from potential buyers, with over 2,000 visitors to the sales gallery during its first preview weekend from Jan 5 to 7.
Hillhaven is located at 5 Hillview Rise and sits on a vast site of 111,945 sq ft. It consists of two towers standing at 27 and 28 storeys tall, offering a mix of north-south-facing units. This 99-year leasehold project is expected to receive its temporary occupation permit by 3Q2027.
The development offers five different types of residences, ranging from two-bedroom units of around 678 to 721 sq ft, two-bedroom-plus-study units of 797 sq ft, three-bedroom units from 947 to 1,141 sq ft, three-bedroom-plus-study units from 958 to 1,195 sq ft, and four-bedroom units from 1,259 to 1,636 sq ft. Selected three- and four-bedroom units will have double-volume ceilings in the living and dining areas, providing residents with a spacious and luxurious living experience.
In a press release issued on Jan 10, Far East Organization announced that early-bird prices for Hillhaven units start from $1,907 per square foot (psf). Buyers can expect to pay at least $1.37 million for a 678 sq ft, two-bedroom-and-two-bathroom unit. The project boasts more than 30 facilities, including a 50m pool, a pickleball court, an urban farm for residents, a dedicated bikers’ corner, and barbecue pavilions that come with a play area and spa pool.
“At Hillhaven, we have crafted more than just a home,” says Shaw Lay See, COO of the sales and leasing group at Far East Organization. “Surrounded by lush greenery yet strategically connected to nearby retail, dining, schooling, and nature and outdoor recreation options, Hillhaven is the ideal home for those seeking a peaceful respite from the urban hustle without compromising on accessibility to essential amenities.”
Hillhaven’s prime location, with just a four-minute walk to Hillview MRT Station on the Downtown Line, offers residents easy access to a range of amenities, including the Hillview Community Club and malls like HillV2, The Rail Mall, West Mall, Hillion Mall, and Junction 10. Nature and leisure parks such as Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, Dairy Farm Nature Park, and Bukit Batok Nature Park are also within walking distance. Families with school-going children will also appreciate the proximity of educational institutions like CHIJ Our Lady Queen of Peace (within 1km), Methodist Girls’ School, Raffles Girls’ Primary School, Hwa Chong Institution, National Junior College, and international schools like St Francis Methodist School and German European School Singapore.
“The Hillview precinct has consistently demonstrated property value appreciation over the years,” says Eugene Lim, key executive officer at ERA. With a 44.8% increase in median prices in District 23 between 2019 and 2023, Lim believes that Hillhaven is a highly lucrative investment opportunity. “Offering immediate accessibility and connectivity, Hillhaven capitalises on the precinct’s track record, making it an attractive choice for those seeking a sound investment.”
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Residents can enjoy the many facilities such as a swimming pool, tennis court, and BBQ pits. Champions Way Woodlands is a prime location for those seeking a modern and convenient living experience.
Introducing Champions Way Woodlands, a new development that boasts of 7 residential blocks comprising of 516 units. This diverse range of units, from two to five bedrooms, caters to both families and individuals. In addition to the residential component, Champions Way Woodlands also features a commercial area, with amenities such as a supermarket, childcare centre, and retail centre. Residents can take advantage of the various facilities including a swimming pool, tennis court, and BBQ pits. Champions Way Woodlands is the ultimate choice for those seeking a modern and convenient living experience.
Mark Yip, CEO of Huttons Asia, points out that Far East Organization has a strong understanding of the Hillview area, having built previous developments in the vicinity such as Hillvista, The Lanai, The Hillier, and HillV2. “With no new supply of private homes in Hillview, it underscores the unique and exclusive nature of this precinct as a residential enclave,” he adds.
Ismail Gafoor, CEO of PropNex, has observed strong interest from potential buyers for Hillhaven, thanks to its prime location near the Hillview MRT Station. “Looking at projects that were launched in 2023, we note that those that are within a short walking distance (less than five minutes’ walk) to an MRT station have done well and enjoyed healthy take-up rates, despite the tentative buying sentiment during the year,” he says.
The project is also poised to benefit from its close proximity to the Jurong Innovation and Lake Districts, notes Ken Low, managing partner of SRI. He adds, “The upcoming Tengah township, with more than 30,000 new public homes planned, will also boast strong future secondary demand for Hillhaven.”
To achieve BCA’s Green Mark Platinum Super Low Energy rating, Hillhaven will incorporate green features like energy-efficient air-conditioning systems, solar panels installed on-site, and smart demand controls for lighting and air-conditioning in common areas. Buyers can check out the latest listings for Hillhaven properties in our property directory and secure their desired unit in this highly sought-after development.