Situated in District 26, The Essence is essentially sandwiched between Lower Seletar Reservoir on the east and Seletar Reservoir on the west. With wide open spaces in every direction like the Central Catchment Natural Reserve, Sembawang Country Club, Lower Peirce Reservoir, it is no wonder that nature is the theme of this project. This development is situated between Thong Bee and Hung Kuo Road and it is in a private enclave of landed properties with no high-rise buildings.
This Essence is a low density 2-block, 5-storey, 84-unit luxury condominium where each unit having its own car park. The design layout starts from one bedroom and one study (1B+S) from 538 sqft to three-bedroom premium at 1679 sqft.
District 26 has only 12 projects since 1984 and it is low density and underpopulated. It is earmarked to meet the expanding population of Singapore through the year 2030. The Mandai and Wildlife Masterplan is creating a desirable living environment with business opportunities and job creation. The Essence can be viewed as the first mover in this district for investors and tenants alike.
Eventhough it is situated next to the green lungs of Singapore, The Essence does not scrimp on facilities. With the 40m lap pool as the centrepiece of the project, it provides the space, as a water feature between the two blocks.
At one end of the lap pool is the Pool pavilion and kids pool. Four pool decks are spread across the entire pool. Featured landscape and lawns surround the entire development with two open spaces, Serenity and Contemplation Court. The Gym and the BBQ Pavilion completes the facilities where you can host your family, friends and relative.
Unit Mix – Distribution Chart – Site Plan
Designed by award winning Park + Associates and built by Chong Kuo Development Pte Ltd, The Essence boasts wide open throughtful designs that is practical, functional yet elegant. Space is maximized for each unit and every unit has either a view of the water feature or the greens of the surrounding area.
Park + Associates is renown for its international projects and has designed the Hwa Chong International School, Nanyang Girl’s School, Lichen Sime Road House and Stark House in Singapore.
With layouts from 1-bedroom to 3-bedroom, it caters for those who are still singles to multi-generational families. The units are fitted with high quality and luxuriously finishing and appliances. Bosch electrical appliances, ceramic induction or gas hobs, Duravit and Hansgrohe sanitary wares and fittings, Samsung digital lock for the main door, Samsung SmartThings Hub, Mitsubishi air-conditioner, quartz kitchen and bathroom top.
|A1||6||1 Bedroom + Study||538-689 sqft|
|A2||6||1 Bedroom + Study||538-581 sqft|
|B1||12||2 Bedroom||624-786 sqft|
|B2||16||2 Bedroom Premium||700-904 sqft|
|B3||16||2 Bedroom Premium||732-1,001 sqft|
|B4||4||2 Bedroom Premium||689 sqft|
|B5||4||2 Bedroom Premium||818 sqft|
|C1||10||3 Bedroom||1,044-1,389 sqft|
|C2||10||3 Bedroom Premium||1,227-1,679 sqft|
The Essence is located approximately 5-minutes by foot to Springleaf MRT on the TEC line and it is scheduled to open in 2020, a year before the expected TOP of Q4-2021. It is just a 25-minute ride to Orchard Road MRT on the TEC line and only 4 stops away to Woodlands North station where it will be connected to the RTS (JB-Singapore Rapid Transit System). The Essence is easily accessible from major roads, SLE, BKE, CTE and TPE Expressway. Seletar and Changi airport can be reached easily and quickly via the SLE and TPE.
For nature lovers, the great parks of Singapore are at your doorstep from the nearby Springleaf Nature Park, Springside Park to the Upper and Lower Seletar Reservoir Park. In terms of conveniences and shops, it is just minutes away by car to Northpoint Mall, Junction 9, Sembawang Shopping Centre & Thomson Plaza. There are four golf courses within a 8-kilometer radius. Nearby commercial centers include Woodlands Regional Centre, Seletar Regional Centre, Aerospace and the upcoming Punggol Business Clusters.