Watten House

Watten House @ Shelford

Watten House is an upcoming residential development that is located in the prime district 11, Core Central Region of the island. It is located along Shelford Road and near to the intersection of Shelford Road and Watten Estate Road. To the southwest frontage of the development will be the Shelford Road Playground, the southeast frontage will be the Shelford Mansions, while its northwest direction will be 28 Shelford, Point Loma and The Park Value.

The site of Watten House has previously belonged to Watten Estate Condominium, a private residential development that was constructed in 1983. The elevated ground was home to 104 residential units and townhouses. The development was first appeared in the collective sale market in 2007 with a price tag of $480 million. It was put up for sale for the 2nd time in 2019 during the enbloc frenzy with the reserved price of $536 million.

The site was put up again for a 3rd attempt in September 2021 with a reserved price of $500 million and this time it got lucky. It was successfully acquired by a JV between 2 of Singapore’s most reputable developers, Singapore Land and UOL Group. The winning price was at $550.8 million The acquisition price is translated to $1723 per square foot per plot ratio. The estimated pay out for each unit at Watten Estate Condominium was estimated to be from $3.1 million to $6.5 million.The land parcel has a gross plot ratio of 1.4 with a total site area of approximately 220,241 square feet as well as a freehold tenure.

The joint venture company is under the name of UVD4 which hold by UOL Group fully-owned subsidiary, UOL Venture Investment and the Singapore Land fully-owned subsidiary Singland Residential Developments. The UOL Venture Investment holds 80% stake in the company, whereas Singland Residential Developments holds the remaining20%.

UOL is a leading real estate companies in Singapore that is publicly listed. It has a total asset of approximately $20 billion. The group has a well-diverse portfolio that comprises of investment and development properties, serviced apartments and hotels in the North America, Europe, Oceania and Asia. The group has more than 50 years of track record in delivering quality service and product excellence. Some of the group’s current projects include The Watergardens at Canberra, Clavon, Avenue South Residence and Meyerhouse.

Singland is a prime property company that went public-listed in 1971.The company has a well-diversified portfolio of hotels, retail and residential properties as well as commercial properties. The company’s presences in both overseas and Singapore are huge. In Singapore, it has retail spaces accounting to 1,000,000 square feet an office spaces totalling of 2,500,000 square feet.

With the site sitting on the low-rise private landed residential neighbourhood, future residents of Watten House could expect unobstructed views of the greenery in the vicinity. This vicinity is particularly sought after by many buyers looking for family living due its closeness to Singapore’s “green lungs”, with the likes of the Bukit Timah Natural Reserves, the MacRitchie Reservoir as well as the Singapore Botanical Gardens. The walking distance to the MRT Station as well as the close distances to various good schools, makes it more appealing. For any further details and information Contact Us or Send Email To Us.

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Amenities Near Watten House and Their Approximate Distances

MRT Station
Tan Kah Kee (DT8) – 0.6km

Bus Stop
Opp The Japanese Assn (Bus: 74, 93, 157, 165, 852, 855) – 0.4km
Aft The Japanese Assn (Bus: 74, 93, 157, 165, 852, 855) – 0.4km

Fairprice (Coronation Plaza) – 0.6km
Cold Storage (Cluny Court) – 0.8km

Shopping Mall
Coronation Shopping Plaza – 0.7km
King’s Arcade – 0.7km
Serene Centre – 0.8km

Pre-School By The Park – 0.3km
Carpe Diem Kids Academy @ Watten – 0.5km
Bibnogs Preschool – 0.7km
Pibos Garden Playhouse – 0.7km
Green Pastures Child Centre – 0.8km
Etonhouse Pre-School – 1.0km
Nanyang Kindergarten – 1.1km
Little Oaks Montessori Kindergarten – 1.1km
Dicovery Kidz Empire – 1.1km
White Lodge Bukit Timah – 1.1km

Primary School
Raffles Girls’ Primary School – 0.5km
Nanyang Primary School – 1.0km
Singapore Chinese Girls’ Primary School – 2.0km

Secondary School
Hwa Chong Institution – 0.8km
Singapore Chinese Girls’ Secondary School – 2.0km

Junior College
Hwa Chong Institution – 0.8km
National Junior College – 0.8km

National University of Singapore (Bukit Timah Campus) – 1.2km

International School
Hwa Chong International School – 0.8km

Food Centre
Adam Food Centre – 0.7km
Empress Road Blk 7 Market and Food Centre – 1.7km

Japanese Association of Singapore – 0.6km
Hollandse Club – 0.6km
Sime Golf Course – 1.4km
Singapore Island Country Club (Bukit Location) – 1.5km
Raffles Town Club – 1.7km
Bukit Golf Course – 1.9km
Archery Club – 1.9km


Transport Network
Watten House is approximately 500 m or 6 to 7 minutes’ walk away from the Tan Kah Kee MRT Station. This MRT station started its operations in 2015 and has been operating the MRT Downtown Line. The MRT Downtown Line is of running medium capacity and has been serving commuters since its inception in 2013. This is the fifth service line to be added the MRT network of Singapore. This fully underground MRT service line is currently approximately 32 kilometres in length and serving 34 MRT stations. It is still undergoing extension and upon the completion of the extension, which is scheduled in 2025, this MRT service line will be approximately 44 kilometres of length and serves a total of 37 MRT station.

This MRT service line currently is currently covering the Northwest region of the island and stops in the Eastern region via the Central region. The MRT service line will start its operation in at the Sungei Bedok MRT Interchange Station, which will also interchange with the MRT Thomson East Coast Line and is scheduled to stat its operations in 2024. It then moves north wards to Xilin MRT Station and the Expo MRT Station which also interchanges currently with the Changi Airport MRT East West Line extension and also the MRT Thomson East Coast Line in 2040, the Upper Changi MRT Station, the Tampines East MRT Station before heading to the Tampines Town.

At the Tampines MRT Interchange Station, which also interchanges with the MRT East West Line, it then moves in a general West direction to the Bedok Reservoir, the Bedok North before heading to the industrial estates of Kaki Bukit, Ubi and Macpherson. It then heads down to city fringe areas of Geylang Bahru, Bendemeer, Jalan Besar and Bencoolen which the line intersects itself between the Jalan Besar MRT Station and the Bencoolen MRT Station. It then heads South wars to the Central Areas with stations at Fort Canning, Chinatown, Downtown, Bayfront and Promenade before reaching the Bugis and Little India civic districts.

At the Little India MRT Interchange Station, which also serve the MRT North East Line, the MRT Downtown Line then runs in a general Northwest direction to move into the Bukit Timah prime residential districts of Newton, Stevens, Botanic Gardens before reaching the school district at Tan Kah Kee MRT Station. The line continues to the Sixth Avenue, King Albert Park and then reaches the Bukit Timah Town Centre. It then continues to Hillview and Cashew before terminating at the Bukit Panjang Town Centre. This MRT service line will have a proposed extension from Bukit Panjang to connect to the Sungei Kadut MRT Interchange Station which is in the North Region of the island.

For future residents of Watten House, they just need to travel 1 MRT Station towards the Expo MRT Interchange Station to arrive at the Botanic Gardens MRT Interchange Station which also serve the MRT Circle Line. The Stevens MRT Interchange Station, which also serves the MRT Thomson East Coast Line is also just 2 MRT Stations away in the same direction. The Newton MRT Interchange Station, which also operates the MRT North South Line is just 3 MRT Stations away while the Little India MRT Interchange Station, which interchanges with the MRT North East Line, is just 4 MRT stations away. With this comprehensive MRT network in place, future residents of Watten House will not have any problem commuting to various parts of the island using the Mass Rapid Transit network.

For drivers, they are able to arrive at the major arterial Dunearn Road and Bukit Timah Road via a short drive from the Shelford Road. Using Dunearn Road, it will take them approximately 15 minutes to arrive at the Orchard Shopping Zone and it will take them approximately 20 minutes of driving to arrive at the Central Business District. The Dunearn Road is also easily linked to the Pan Island Expressway which is also interlink to other major expressways such as the Central Expressway and the Bukit TImah Expressway. All these makes driving a breeze to different parts of the island for those who are driving

When it comes to grocery shopping or dining options, future residents of Watten House can just take a short walk down to the nearby small scale retail malls such as the Coronation Shopping Centre, the Serene Centre and the King’s Arcade.

The Coronation Shopping Centre has been serving the needs of the residents here for more than 35 years. This shopping centre has earned itself a reputation as a unique retail centre and has consistently been attracting many loyal shoppers. It is one of the few malls that have managed to stand against stiff competitions from new shopping malls over times.

The mall opened its doors in 1979. It has 4 levels high and houses more than 100 office and retail units that span across the first 3 storeys. The building is also home to 20 private residential units on its top level. The mall’s unique characteristic is a major driving factor that keeps attracting numerous visitors to here.

This mall is a retail haven which has a multitude of services and products not just for daily necessities but as well as prolonged usages. The mall houses a supermarket, many retail concepts as well as offices. Shoppers to here will be able to access to wide range such as fashion, sporting gears and equipment, tailors, stationeries, dental and medical services and many more. The mall also has children enrichment centres as well as employment agencies.

Besides those, visitors can also find printing, photography, spa and beauty services here. Here also houses many banks. Visitors can also have their meals here after their retail therapies as it has numerous dining concepts here which offer many mouth-watering authentic cuisines ranging from the best local, Malaysian as well as Japanese food fares.

The Serene Centre is approximately 800 m away from the development. For future residents, all they need are to take leisure stroll from their homes to arrive at this retail centre. This popular retail mall has been serving residents from the nearby vicinity since the starting of the 1980s. Serene Centre is home to over 30 retail shops and has been a popular destination with the communities living in the Bukit TImah enclave. By satisfying the neighbourhood needs, this small retail has positioned itself as store in the small corner in tranquillity.

It is situated in the corner of the Farrer Road and Bukit Timah Road and is no more than 5 minutes’ of walk away from the Singapore Botanical Garden, the country’s very first Heritage Site of UNESCO World. The retail mall has been constantly changing its retail mix in order to fulfil the everchanging needs of the Bukit Timah neighbourhood. Some of its retailers have been there for a long time while some are relatively new, as to meet the evolving challenges and needs over time.

While there are changes, this retail mall is still able to retain its original charm with reflections of a serenity, peaceful and calm atmosphere. Once shoppers step into this mall, they will not feel the hustle and bustle like the new contemporary malls, instead this mall offers them a venue just to unwind and relax with their friends and family as well as their loved ones.

In terms of accessing to fresh market produce as well as economical and delicious local hawker fare, future residents of Watten House will not need to travel far from home. The development is close to the 2 major food centres in this vicinity i.e. the Adam Food Centre and the Empress Road Blk 7 Market and Food Centre. The Adam Food Centre began in 1974 as a place gathered by the various food stalls that operated along the canal along Bukit Timah. The stalls shifted across to its present-day location due to a flyover construction. It underwent upgrade in 2002. Currently, it is one of Singaporeans as well as tourists most beloved food centres. One of its most famous food stalls will be the nasi lemak stall which has always seen long queues during the lunch hours. This famous food centres also serve up other popular and mouth-watering dishes such as Indian mutton soup, Indian rojak, prawn noodles, sup tulang and many more.

In terms of educational facilities, Watten House is strategically location within Singapore’s most famous school district with many renowned and popular local educational institutions with its short radius. This is important especially for future residents who wish to raise their families here. Among them, 2 of Singapore’s most sought after primary schools, i.e. Raffles Girls’ Primary School and the Nanyang Primary School are within 1 km from the development.

Other nearby education institutions that are within 2 km radius include the Singapore Chinese Girls’ Primary School, the Singapore Chinese Girls’ Secondary School, the Hwa Chong Institution, the National Junior College, the National University of Singapore (Bukit Timah Campus) as well as the Hwa Chong International School.


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