Evaluation For Tanjong Tree Residences And Hougang Olive At Hougang

The websites for Nov 2021’s Hougang BTOs, Tanjong Tree Residences and Hougang Olive, are in related neighborhood to Hougang Citrine, which was launched again in Aug 2021. The present facilities on this space aren’t very thrilling, however there can be facilities (grocery store, espresso store and different retail outlets) on the location of Tanjong Tree Residences. In our evaluation, we examine each BTOs and see the few issues to consider earlier than you decide a unit.

BTO Tanjong Tree Residences @ Hougang Hougang Olive
Location Bounded by Hougang St 13 Bounded by Hougang Avenue 3, Hougang Road 12, and Hougang Road 13
Whole no. of items 300 390
Unit sorts 4- and 5-room items 4- and 5-room items
No. of blocks 4 4
Highest storeys 9 to 12 12
Estimated completion date 2Q2026 1Q2025
Indicative pricing $318K to $389K for 4-room
$419K to $495K for 5-room
$308K to $377K for 4-room
$416K to 488K for 5-room
Nearest to MRT station • Bartley MRT (~24 min stroll) alongside Circle Line
Surrounding facilities (inside a 15-min stroll) • Grocery store, Consuming Home and Outlets on web site for Tanjong Tree Residences
• Neighbourhood Centre at Hougang N1 Centre
• Hougang Hainanese Village Meals Centre
• Prime Grocery store alongside Hougang Ave 1
• 134 Kimly Espresso Store
• City Mart at Kensington Sq.
(estimated) • Paya Lebar Methodist Women’ Faculty
• Xinghua Main Faculty

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Each Tanjong Tree Residences and Hougang Olive are located inside a comparatively industrial a part of Hougang.

To the east, you get Defu Industrial Property (renamed the Defu Industrial Park after a three-phase growth to comprise and minimise air pollution within the space), the 7-storey JTC Industrial Metropolis constructing and a future high-rise industrial constructing simply throughout the highway.

A number of gentle industries are additionally situated to the southwest of the location, whereas the Kim Chuan practice depot and SBS Transit Hougang bus depot are inside brief strolling distance away.

The purple and lightweight purple areas on the map are presently enterprise and industrial websites.

Map courtesy of URA

That being stated, the realm’s additionally very residential. There’s a big landed residence enclave to the west of the BTOs in addition to upcoming Hougang Citrine BTO adjoining to Hougang Olive.

The websites for the 2 Hougang BTOs. To the proper is the landed housing enclave.

The world feels busy, partly due to all the development developments nonetheless happening within the space however most definitely additionally due to the economic websites round. Nonetheless, public housing areas alongside Hougang Ave 1 have been comparatively quiet with few foot visitors.

Hougang Ave 1 is located on the proper of the picture.

Site visitors’s bustling alongside Hougang Ave 3, the arterial highway that fronts a part of Hougang Olive. It connects on to neighbourhoods like Eunos and Ang Mo Kio, and likewise leads on to the KPE.

For now, there aren’t many facilities to boast about, save for the grocery store, consuming home and retail outlets deliberate at Tanjong Tree Residences in addition to a neighbourhood centre that it’s a must to stroll a little bit of a distance for.

Even the closest MRT, Bartley, alongside the Circle Line, is greater than a 20-min stroll away. There can be an upcoming Defu MRT station station alongside Defu Avenue 2. A part of the Cross-Island Line, the station will solely be prepared in 2030 however it’s going to nonetheless be fairly far away from the 2 BTOs. Our estimate? Not less than a 25-min stroll.

You’ll should depend on buses primarily. There are deliberate bus stops alongside future Hougang Road 12, which divides Hougang Olive from Hougang Citrine. There are additionally current bus stops alongside Hougang Ave 3. The buses there take you to fairly a couple of locations in order that’s one thing to cheer about. These neighbourhoods embrace Serangoon, Ang Mo Kio, Bedok, Novena, Marine Parade, Yishun and Sengkang.

We expect the shortage of facilities within the space will change as soon as the Paya Lebar Air Base strikes out from 2030. It will likely be a very long time coming, however if you’re planning to carry out until then, the realm is about to develop into extra vibrant with a business hub in addition to a brand new city that’s set to be bigger than that of Bishan.

Picture courtesy of URA

Which Hougang growth to go for?

Tanjong Tree Residences.

Hougang Olive.

Photos courtesy of HDB

So which Hougang growth do you have to go for? By way of surrounds, Tanjong Tree Residences is a bit quieter because it’s away from the principle highway however go for this provided that you may afford to attend for a house since this BTO’s completion date is greater than a 12 months later than Hougang Olive.

The draw back to residing away from the principle highway is that reaching the bus stops can be much more inconvenient. Some blocks in Tanjong Tree Residences have the benefit of higher lift-to-unit ratio, plus some stacks in that BTO will get pleasure from *comparatively* unblocked views because it’s situated subsequent to a low-rise landed residence enclave.

Pricing sensible, Hougang Olive is barely cheaper, which we expect is as a result of some items at Tanjong Tree Residences have balconies. Nonetheless Hougang Olive has the benefit of getting extra “remoted” stacks i.e. stacks that aren’t facet by facet with one other stack. This may undoubtedly afford you extra privateness.

Apart from the balcony distinction, there are extra structure variations. For the 4-room items, Tanjong Tree Residences appear to have a barely smaller master suite however a extra spacious kitchen. Tanjong Tree Residences’ family shelter can also be situated alongside the walkway, whereas Hougang Olive’s family shelter is situated close to the lobby. By way of communal areas, Hougang Olive’s residing and eating are organized in perpendicular form moderately than Tanjong Tree Residences’ extra linear form.

For the 5-room items, Hougang Olive’s structure is a greater one for an open-plan idea, because it permits for an open kitchen. Likewise, the main bedroom appears extra spacious over at Hougang Olive and the family shelter for Tanjong Tree Residences is situated alongside the walkway with Hougang Olive’s family shelter located close to the doorway of the house. One of many three kitchen layouts within the 5-room items at Tanjong Tree Residences can also be smaller.

Unit Evaluation for Tanjong Tree Residences @ Hougang

4-room

Balcony versus No Balcony:

  • There are two sorts of 4-room layouts. One with a balcony and one other with out. The balcony house is basically small although, at simply 3 sqm. We will’t fairly inform them aside on the maps HDB offered for now, however HDB will present extra correct unit layouts in the course of the flat choice course of. Right here’s a take a look at the totally different layouts:

Little to no afternoon solar:

  • Stacks are 100, 102, 136, 138, 140, 144 and 146.
  • These stacks might be able to escape from the afternoon solar as they’re being blocked by neighbouring items.

Extra privateness:

  • Stacks 100, 126, 140 and 146.
  • When you don’t need neighbours poking their heads in once they stroll by the corridors, go for nook items and keep away from ones which have the entrances wanting on the elevate lobbies or close to the garbage chutes.

Quieter items:

  • Stacks 100, 102, 120, 122, 124, 126, 136 and 150.
  • Avoid stacks which might be near the business block, since you’ll seemingly see a number of footfall there.
  • Additionally keep away from stacks which might be near or going through the playgrounds, health corners, pavilion and automotive park immediately.

5-room

Balcony versus No Balcony versus Perpendicular Kitchen:

Little to no afternoon solar:

  • Stacks 112, 114*, 128*, 130*, 134, 154*, 156*, 158*
  • *Just for second flooring items as they might be partially blocked by the adjoining automotive park.

Extra privateness:

  • Stacks 110, 116, 128, 130, 132, 154, 156, 158.

Quieter items:

  • Stacks 112, 116, 118, 134, 152.
  • Go for stacks away from the business block, playgrounds, health corners, pavilions and the automotive park.

Higher views:

  • Stack 156 is the one one which has an virtually uninterrupted view of the landed residence enclave, which has a 2- to 3-storey top restriction. Those with park views aren’t the perfect for first rate views, as a result of past the park are blocks of high-rise HDB flats anyway.

Unit Evaluation for Hougang Olive

4-room

Little to no afternoon solar:

  • Stacks 111^, 113^, 115^, 125, 127, 131, 145*, 165, 167
  • ^Relying on how tall the medical facility can be, decrease flooring items could also be partially blocked by the constructing.
  • *Just for items which might be third flooring or decrease, since they might be partially blocked by the multi-storey automotive park.

Extra privateness:

  • Stacks 141, 143, 169, 171.

Quieter items:

  • Stacks 137 and 165.
  • Go for stacks away from areas the place folks are likely to congregate. These embrace drop-off factors, the pavilion, playground, automotive park and health corners. We additionally selected items that aren’t going through the well being and medical care facility because it’s seemingly going to see lots of people motion, or going through the principle roads, Hougang Ave 3, in addition to future highway Hougang St 12, which can have buses passing by.

5-room

Little to no afternoon solar:

  • Stacks 103, 105, 107^, 109^, 121, 123, 129, 139, 147*, 149*, 163^
  • ^Relying on how tall the medical facility can be, decrease flooring items could also be partially blocked by the constructing.
  • *Just for items which might be on the third flooring or decrease, since they might be partially blocked by the multi-storey automotive park.
  • Be aware that stacks 117 and 133 will get the complete brunt of the afternoon solar all through the entire 12 months.

Privateness:

  • Stacks 107, 117, 121, 123, 133, 151 and 163.

Respectable views:

  • Stacks 117 and 133 have first rate views as they’re going through the park situated on the location for Tanjong Tree Residences. Past that could be a landed residence enclave, so it’s fairly uninterrupted.

Quieter items:

  • Stacks 117, 119, 121, 133, 135 and 139.
  • Go for stacks away from areas the place folks are likely to congregate. These embrace drop-off factors, the pavilion, playground, automotive park and health corners. We additionally selected items that aren’t going through the well being and medical care facility because it’s seemingly going to see lots of people motion, or going through the principle roads, Hougang Ave 3, in addition to future highway Hougang St 12, which can have buses passing by.

 

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