Orchard Sophia

Orchard Sophia

Orchard Sophia is an upcoming residential development that is located in near Orchard Shopping District, District 9, Core Central of the Region. This development is along Sophia Road, near Mount Sophia. This development’s site is in between Presbyterian Church House and Sophia Villa. It is also near the split road of Sophia Road and Mount Sophia. This development is situated on an elevated piece of land along quiet and scenic Mount Sophia. The developments in this area have always been a favourite for property investors as it is close to the city but yet has a serenity environment.

The site has previously belonged to Fairhaven and Sophia View. Fairhaven is a low-rise 5 storeys private residential development that comprised of 15 apartment units. It was successfully acquired by Gioia Fund, a wholly owned subsidiary of investment holding firm Lafe Corp during a collective sale exercise in March 2018. The plot of land has an approximately site area of 16,660 square feet or 1,548 square metres and with a gross plot ratio of 2.1. Sophia View which comprised of 5 apartment units. The owners have put up for sale and it was the first successfully residential enbloc sale in 2019 after the introduction of the July 2018 cooling measures. The development was sold for $9.28 million with each owner had a payout of approximately $2 million. Other recent launch nearby include Sophia Regency, Hill House and Grange 1866. For any further details and information Contact Us or Send Email To Us.

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Amenities Near Orchard Sophia and Their Approximate Distances

Train Stations
Dhoby Ghaut (CC1/NS24/NE6) – 0.5km
Little India (DT12/NE7) – 0.5km

Bus Stop
Dhoby Ghaut Stn (Bus: 652,656,663,665,700,972,77,106,167,171,190,700A,NR6,NR7) – 0.4km

Cold Storage (Plaza Singapura) – 0.3km
Fairprice (Peace Centre) – 0.4km
Giant (Suntec City Mall) – 1.6km
Sheng Siong (Chin Swee) – 1.9km

Shopping Mall
Plaza Singapura – 0.3km
The Atrium @ Orchard – 0.4km
Peace Centre – 0.4km
Parklane Shopping Mall – 0.5km
PoMo – 0.5km
Dhoby Xchange – 0.5km
Concorde Hotel Shopping Mall – 0.5km
Sunshine Plaza – 0.6km
Singapore Shopping Centre – 0.6km
Orchard Plaza – 0.6km

Foochow Methodist Church Kindergarten – 0.9km
Kampong Kapor Methodist Church Kindergarten – 1.0km
MOE Kindergarten @ Farrer Park – 1.2km
Thomson Road Baptist Kindergarten – 1.3km
NAFA Arts Kindergarten(Derbyshire) – 1.4km
Newton Kindergarten – 1.4km
GUG The Kindergarten – 1.6km
Far Eastern Kindergarten – 1.7km
MFC Kindergarten (Newton) – 1.8km

Primary School
Saint Margaret’s Primary School – 0.1km
Anglo Chinese Junior School – 0.9km
Farrer Park Primary School – 1.2km
Stamford Primary School – 1.2km
River Valley Primary School – 1.5km
Saint Joseph’s Institution Junior School – 1.6km

Secondary School
School of The Arts – 0.5km

Junior College
Catholic Junior College – 2.7km

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business – 0.6km
Lasalle College of The Arts – 0.6km
Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts – 0.7km
Singapore Management University – 1.0km
University of Nevada Las Vegas Singapore – 1.1km
Nanyang Institute of Management – 1.6km

International School
Chatsworth International School (Orchard Campus) – 0.9km
Swedish Supplementary Education School – 1.0km
Dimensions International College (City Campus) – 1.1km
Italian Supplementary School – 1.6km
Norwegian Supplementary School – 1.6km
Finnish Supplementary School – 1.6km
ISS International School (Elementary & Middle School) – 1.7km

Food Centre
Tekka Market and Food Centre – 0.6km
Albert Centre Market and Food Centre – 0.9km
Newton Food Centre – 1.2km
Berseh Food Centre – 1.3km
Pek Kio Market and Food Centre – 1.5km
Blk 1 Jalan Kukoh Food Centre – 1.8km
Golden Mile Food Centre – 2.0km
Hong Lim Market and Food Centre – 2.0km
North Bridge Road Market and Food Centre – 2.0km

Legends – 0.8km
Stardus Clubhouse – 1.1km
Home TeamNS – UE Square Club House – 1.3km
Singapore Indian Fine Arts Society – 1.5km
Singapore Recreation Club – 1.5km
People’s Association HQ – 1.6km
The American Club – 1.7km
SAFRA Town Club – 1.7km

Highlights of Orchard Sophia

Transport Network
Orchard Sophia is approximately 400 m away from the Dhoby Ghaut MRT Interchange Station which will take its future residents around 5 to 6 minutes of walk to reach there. The MRT Interchange Station is situated right at the end of Orchard Retail District on its east. There is a shopping mall that is at this station underground level as well, known as Atrium @ Orchard. This MRT Interchange is one of the major MRT Interchange Stations in Singapore serving 3 MRT services lines. These services lines are the MRT North South Line, the MRT North East Line and the MRT Circle Line. Dhoby Ghaut MRT Interchange Station is also currently the terminus station for the MRT Circle Line.

The MRT North South Line is a high volume service line and is approximately 45 kilometres in length and it serves a total of 27 MRT station. This is the first MRT service line to be constructed in Singapore. It starts running from the Jurong East Interchange Station which in Western part of the island , to the Central Area’s Marina South Pier MRT Station though the Woodlands MRT Station in the north. This actually forms an incomplete loop between those areas. From Jurong East MRT Station this service line will move northwards toward the Bukit Gombak MRT Station and the Bukit Batok MRT Station. It then curves north east between the Yew Tee MRT Station ant the Kranji MRT Station before continuing north towards Woodlands MRT Station before arriving at Sembawang MRT Station which is at the most northern tip of the MRT service line. At Sembawang MRT Station, the line continues to move south towards Yishun, Yio Chu Kang, Ang Mo Kio before it reaches Bishan MRT Station where it interchanges with the MRT Circle Line. After which it continues its journey to Toa Payoh and Newton which interchanges with the MRT Downtown Line before reaching Orchard and Dhoby Ghaut MRT Station. It thens move to the City Hall MRT Station and the Raffles Place MRT Station and finally terminates at Marina South Pier MRT Station.

From the Dhoby Ghaut MRT Interchange Station, future residents just need to travel towards the Marina South Pier MRT Station direction to reach the City Hall MRT Interchange Station within 1 MRT Station and the Raffles Place MRT Interchange Station within 2 MRT stations. Both these MRT Interchange Stations are also serving the MRT East West Line which future residents can easily transit to. In the opposite direction towards the Jurong East MRT Interchange Station, the Orchard MRT Interchange Station will be just 2 MRT Station away. The MRT Thomson East-Coast Line at that interchange station is scheduled to be in operations by 2022.

The MRT North East Line though is the shortest but it is one of the busiest lines that are widely used by commuters. This line is approximately 19.2 kilometres and serves at total of 16 MRT Stations. This line links the Central Area of Singapore to the island’s north east areas. Its route begins in the Harbourfront MRT Interchange Station and moves towards the north east direction which parallels Eu Tong Sen Street located in Chinatown area. It then passes below the Singapore River as well as Fort Canning towards the Dhoby Ghaut MRT Interchange Station. The service line then runs along Selegie Road to the Little India MRT Interchange Station and continues to run parallel to Serangoon Road to reach the Boon Keng MRT Station. It then pass through Potong Pasir MRT Station and Kovan MRT Station and continues curving northwarss to Hougang MRT Station and then Sengkang MRT Station ast Sengkang Central before terminating at the Punggol MRT Station. There will be an extension of this MRT service line further to Punggol Coast which is due to be completed in 2024.

From the Dhoby Ghaut MRT Interchange Station, future residents just need to travel 1 MRT Station toward s the Punggol MRT Station to arrive at the Little India MRT Interchange Station where the MRT Downtown Line is readily available. And in the opposite direction, future residents just need travel 3 stations to arrive at the Outram Park MRT Interchange Station which interchanges with the MRT East West Line as well as the upcoming MRT Thomson East Coast Line.

The MRT Circle Line connects the Dhoby Ghaut MRT Interchange Station to the city areas through Bishan then finishes at the Harbourfront MRT Interchange Station. It is currently a loop that is incompleted. This MRT Service Line begins at the Dhoby Ghaut MRT Station then moves eastwards to parallel with the Bras Basah Road and the Raffles Boulevard to arrive at the Promenade MRT Station which is also interchange for the MRT Downtown line. It then runs east alongside Kallang Basin to arrive at the Stadium MRT Station and then the Dakota MRT Station. It then continues moving towards the east to arrive at the Paya Lebar MRT Interchange Station which is located the one of Singapore’s most important business hub, the Paya Lebar Regional Centre. The line then continues to move to Tai Seng industrial estate and to Bartley and the Marymount areas. The line passes through Serangoon and then Bishan before it moves southwest generally to pass Caldecot, Botanic Gardens and then Buona Vista. At the Kent Ridge MRT Station, the line curves east and finally terminates at the Harbourfront MRT Station.

For drivers, they just need to access via Wilkie Raod before they reach the main Selegie Road which will connect them to other major arterial road such as the Rochor Canal Road, the Bukit Timah Road and the Serangoon Road. The development is also short drives away from various major expressways such as the Central Expressway (CTE), the East Coast Parkway (ECP) and also the Nicoll Highway which leads to the Kallang Paya Lebar Expressway (KPE) and also the Pan Island Expressway (PIE). For them to drive to the Orchard Road it will take them approximately 5 minutes of drive, the Central Business District will take them approximately 8 minutes of driving. For frequent travelers, the drive from Orchard Sophia to the Changi International Airport will take them approximately 30 minutes.

At the foot of Mount Sophia there are a number of small shopping malls which future residents can go to for getting their daily necessities such as groceries as well as accessing to essential services such as banking, laundry, hairdressing, etc. Some of these shopping malls include PoMo, Wilkie Edge, Parklane Shopping Mall and Peace Centre. There are also a lot number of bistros, cafes and restaurants that are located in Selegie Road and Prinsep Street which future residents can chill out as well as dining options. If these are not enough for the shopaholics, there are 2 other shopping destinations that they could get down to not far away from the development.

The Plaza Singapura is approximately 300 m away from Orchard Sophia. It will take residents approximately 4 to 5 minutes’ walk to reach this large shopping mall which is at the start of the 2.2 km Orchard Shopping Belt. Plaza Singapura is a modern retail mall that is located along Orchard Road. This mall has approximately 484,000 square feet of net lettable commercial spaces that spans over 9 retail levels which comprises of 7 levels and 2 basement levels. This has positioned itself as a broad based lifestyle mall. Its wide array of shopping offerings will cater to all needs of every single member of the family. This allows the mall to attract numerous visitors coming from over all parts of Singapore. The mall offers numerous shopping, dining and entertainment amenities and facilities for shopper to choose from. Some of its main tenants include Yamaha Music, Spotlight, NTUC Enterprise, Cold Storage and Golden Village.

The Bugis Town is another huge shopping and lifestyle destinations that is near to Orchard Sophia. It is approximately 1.5 km away from the development. Bugis Town is made up of Bugis Street, Bugis+ and Bugis Junction. This effervescent lifestyle destination offers shoppers endless offerings of the trendiest looks, affordable luxuries, food as well as entertainment and fun all in the core of the rich cultural Bugis area. The Bugis Street is one of Singapore’s biggest locations for street shopping. It has over 600 retail stores and is popular with both tourists and locals. This retail haven is known for offering cosmetics, accessories, clothes and souvenirs at very affordable prices. There are also plenty of food choices for hungry shoppers to satisfy their stomachs. Bugis Street is opposite of the Bugis Junction and next to the Bugis+. Both this shopping malls combined with Bugis Street has more than 800,000 square feet of lettable retail spaces which definitely will satisfy any shopper needs.

Orchard Sophia is also close to a number of major food centres as well. The Tekka Market and Food Centre, the Albert Centre Market and Food Centre, the Berseh Food Centre, the Newton Food Centre, the Pek Kio Market and Food Centre, the Blk 1 Jalan Kukoh Food Centre, the Golden Mile Food Centre, the Hong Lim Food Centre and Market and the North Bridge Road Market and Food Centre are all within 2 km from the development

In terms of educational facilities, there will never be shortage of when living at Orchard Sophia. There are many nurseries, childcare centres as well as kindergartens that are within short distances away from the development. All these offer good curriculums which will set the little tots on the right footing to the start of their education pathway.

The development is also strategically located within 1 km from 2 of the most sought after primary schools in Singapore i.e. the St. Margaret’s Primary School as well as the Anglo Chinese Junior School. Other options for parents that are within 2 km range include the Stamford Primary School, the Farrer Park Primary School, the River Valley Primary School and the St. Joseph’s Institution Junior.

Other educational institutions nearby include the School Of The Arts, Singapore, the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, the Lasalle College of Arts, the Singapore Management University, the SHRM College, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and the Nanyang Institute of Management.

Orchard Sophia’s location has always been popular with expatriate families not only because it is convenient, has good accessibility and close to amenities. Its close proximity to many international schools is also a main draw for them to look for properties here. Some of these international schools include Chatsworth International School (Orchard Campus), the Swedish Supplementary School, the Finnish Supplementary School, the Italian Supplementary School , the Norwegian Supplementary School and the ISS International School (Elementary & Middle).

  1. Serenity – It is located in the quiet Mount Sophia.
  2. Prime – It is located in the prestige district 9.
  3. Locality – It is just walking distance to Dhoby Ghaut MRT Station
  4. Accessible – It is minutes to the CBD and Orchard.
  5. Greenery – It is surrounded by green scenery of Mount Sophia.

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