Property Features

  • Study room


Is a freehold 6-storey mixed development with attic comprising of 14 commercial strata units and 58 residential units with mechanized car park, communal swimming pool and addition and alteration to seven units of conserved shophouses. Situated at the junction of Tessensohn and Balestier Road, Oxley Amethyst Pte Ltd provides a new breath of legacy to a mix of new and old designs and themes.

Balestier is renowned for its rich heritage and history and 1953 stands beautifully with a conserved facade to add on to a new legacy. The up and coming landmark will be iconic at the locale where new chapters unfold in a precinct filled with characters and conveniences. 1953 is a rare find where you can the best of all worlds.

Sitting on a land area of 17,983 sqft, at the busy junction of Tessensohn-Balestier, 1953 provides a unique opportunity for the fourteen tenants of the commercial units to conduct their businesses while the residents of the fifty eight residential units enjoy in their homes that provide them with the lifestyle needs right at the heart of the city.

1953 has the luxuries of a condominium. There is a Grand Courtyard at the junction of the two roads, welcoming you into your private enclave. On level four, one can find the Poolside Lounge, Pool, Cascading Water Feature, Lantern Walk, Alfresco Dining, Western Grill, Outdoor Rain Shower,  Gym and Flora Sanctuary.

There are 2 lifts servicing the residents and 42 mechanized parking lots (39 for residential and 2 for commercial)

Unit Mix – Distribution Chart – Site Plan

Park + Associates, the renowned architect weaves a perfect stitch between heritage and modernity, which serves as a reminiscence to those who understand the beauty of Balestier and its thick history.

There are three collections of themes in this development.

The Heritage Collection comprises of the altered heritage houses with the façade facing Balestier Road. The conserved shophouses form a total of seven units of retail (sizes from 700 sqft to 786 sqft). The second and third floor house the 9 residential units (2 bedroom + study, 3 and 4 bedroom) with sizes from 614 sqft to 1,399 sqft.

The Modern Collection starts from the curve of the junction well into the end of development at Tessensohn Road. There are seven modern retail units with sizes from 366 sqft to 560 sqft. The upper floors from second to the fifth floors are forty residential units with sizes from 441 sqft to 969 sqft. The layouts will be studio, 1 bedroom, 1 bedroom + study, 3 bedroom and 3 bedroom + study.

The Penthouse Collection occupies the top most floor (6th floor) of the development with nine unit of 1 bedroom+family to 5-bedroom + study. The sizes are from 1,120 to1658 sqft.

Available Units: 58




Location Map

Imagine staying at a development that weaves the rich culture and history of the local area into a modern and cozy home. Shops and conveniences are just downstairs or everywhere within a 10-minute walking distance. 1953 is located just slight east of the city and it is just a 5-minute walk to Boon Keng MRT or 6-minute walk in the opposite direction to Farrer Park MRT. To access CTE and PIE, it is a 3-minute drive away.

In terms of shopping and F&B outlets, it is 9 minutes by foot to Rangoon Road Food Street and City Square Mall. Slight further at 11-minute walk is Mustafa Center. Shaw Plaza and Balestier Food Street is 2 minutes by car.

Kallang Riveside is about 3 minutes by car and Singapore Sports Hub and Esplanade Theaters On The Bay is approximately a 8-minute drive. Within one kilometer, we have two schools – Hong Wen School and Farrer Park Primary School. Within two kilometers, Bendemeer Primary School, Saint Joseph’s Institution Junior and Anglo-Chinese School (Junior).

With the city at the doorstep, it has never been so convenient.