Wilshire Residences

Wilshire Residences @ Farrer Road

Wilshire Residences is an upcoming residential development that is located along Farrer Road, Core Central Region of the island. It sits in the prime District 10, one of the most exclusive residential enclaves in Singapore. Wilshire Residences is just next to The Levelz and Sutton Place and opposite of Waterfall Gardens which is just opposite of the small Farrer Road. The land parcel of Wilshire Residences previously belonged to The Wilshire, an eight storey apartment bloc which comprises of 20 residential units, built during the 1980s. It was successfully acquired by a joint venture between local listed developer, Roxy-Pacific Holdings Limited’s subsidiary RP Ventures, TE2 Development and also Kim Seng Holdings during a collective sales exercise in January 2018.

The Joint venture company has bought The Wilshere for $98 million which was the reserve price for the bid. The owners stands to gain between $3.76 million to $7.46 million each. With accordance to the purchase price, this translate into $1536 per square foot per plot ratio. 

Wilshire Residences has a total site area of approximately 39,130 square feet and with a gross plot ratio of 1.6. The land tenure of Wilshire Residences belongs to freehold. Other developments that are within this project’s vicinity include Leedon Residences, Siena at Farrer, Pollen and Bleu, D’Leedon, Spanish Village, Viz at Holland, The Holland Collection, Sommerville Grandeur, Gallop Gables, Gallop Green, Woollerton Park Apartments and also Victoria Park Villas.

This development is scheduled to be completed in year 2023. Upon completion this development will a single block of 12 storey apartment building with 85 residential units. The unit type available includes 1 bedroom unit type, 2 bedroom unit type, 2 bedroom + study unit type, 3 bedroom unit type, 4 bedroom unit type as well as penthouses of various sizes from 1 bedroom type to 4 bedroom type. The sizes of these units range from 43 square metres to 138 square metres.

Each level of the building will comprise of 8 units with 2 lifts cores serving the entire developments. The façade of this development is based on the lustrous curtain-wall design that matches the landscape design which will display the exquisite stylish construction. 

Located behind the private exclusive estate is the Botanic Gardens of Singapore which is known to be a World Heritage Site of the international body, UNESCO. You may refer to it as the green lung sitting in the city’s heart. It is a very relaxing oasis and has a cultural landscape which boasts a wide range of historic buildings, as well as, plans and other amazing features.

The Farrer Road exotic Wilshire Residences has a floor plan layout which has been designed in a way that creates a clear distinction between living spaces, as well as, resting places and corresponds to open areas versus private areas. Check out the guest rooms that have a very flexible design that amalgamates living spaces and dining spaces into very large spaces. It comes with an enlarged master bedroom, and the units which are located at the highest levels called the penthouse units are equipped with living rooms that have very high ceilings. When it comes to spacing, the Wilshire Residences has it all.

The living and dining areas are combined with parallel balconies for an extensive front view. The master bedrooms in all the units are built spaciously with the ability to fit in a king size bed. For 2 bedroom unit type and above, they will come with enclosed kitchen. The development will be also providing high end appliances for every single unit from distinguished brands Miele and De Dietrich.  Those who are buying configurations with guest room will have to option of either converting the room into a bigger bedroom, a bigger living and dining area or leave it as just a guest room.

All units in this development come with home automation capabilities that include a smart doorbell, audio-video intercom, smoke detector, as well as, a digital lock set, air conditioning control with the use of a remote, and IP camera. With smart home automation, the Wilshire Residences already guarantee its residents a smooth lifestyle and security which is topnotch and exclusive.

Wilshire Residences is approximately 600 m away from Farrer Road MRT Station. This station will be operating the MRT Circle Line. In future, this MRT line will be able to transport the future residents of Wilshire Residences straight to Keppel MRT Station when it is due to be completed in 2025. As for now, future residents just need to travel 2 stations from Farrer Park MRT Station towards Harbourfront MRT Station to arrive at Buona Vista MRT Interchange Station, where the MRT East West Line is readily available. The Botanic Gardens MRT Interchange Station is also just 1 station away from Farrer Park MRT Station towards Promenade MRT Station direction, where the MRT Downtown Line is readily available. The Bishan MRT Interchange Station, which operates both the MRT Circle Line and also the MRT North South Line is also just 3 stations away from Farrer Road MRT Station. All these provide a comprehensive coverage of MRT networks for its future residents. For drivers, Wilshire Residences is approximately 10 minutes’ drive away from the Orchard Shopping Belt and it is just only approximately 23 minutes’ drive to the Central Business District (CBD). Wilshire Residences is also close to the Pan Island Expressway (PIE) and also the Central Expressway (CTE) which bring conduit of conveniences to drivers.

In terms of shopping, dining and leisure amenities, future residents of Wilshire Residences just need to head down to Holland Village which is just 1 MRT station away. At Holland Village, they will be able to find a wide variety retail shops, F&B outlets, a supermarket as well as a wet market and food centre where daily necessities, fresh market produce and dining needs can be easily fulfilled.

Wilshire Residences is also close to other shopping malls such as Buona Vista Xchange, The Star Vista and Rochester Mall. Other nearby food centres includes Blk 7 Empress Road Market and Food Centre, Commonwealth Crescent Market, Blk 44 Holland Drive Market and Food Centre, Tanglin Halt Market and Adam Food Centre. For families with school going children, Wilshire Residences is close to Nanyang Primary School, CHIJ (Kellock) Primary School, New Town Primary School, Queenstown Primary School, Raffles Girls’ Primary School, Saint Margaret’s Secondary School, Hwa Chong Institution, Queensway Secondary School, Nanyang Girls’ High School and National Junior College.


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Amenities Near Wilshire Residences and Their Approximate Distances

Train Stations
Farrer Road MRT (CC20) – 0.6km

Bus Stop
Opp Tulip Gdn (Bus: 174, 186, 93, 153, 165, 855, 961, 961C, 5N, 48) – 0.1km
Tulip Gdn (Bus: 48, 165, 93, 174, 186, 153, 961, 961C, 855) – 0.1km

Supermarkets
Cold Storage (Holland Road Shopping Centre) – 1.1km
Fairprice (Coronation Shopping Plaza) – 1.4km
Giant (Ghim Moh 21) – 1.7km

Shopping Malls
Holland Road Shopping Centre – 1.1km
Coronation Shopping Plaza – 1.4km
Serene Centre – 1.5km
Buona Vista Xchange – 1.7km
The Star Vista – 1.9km
Rochester Mall – 2.0km

Preschool
Nanyang Kindergarten – 0.6km
Maris Stella Kindergarten – 0.6km
Cherrybrook Kindergarten – 0.6km
St James’ Church Kindergarten – 1.0km
Queenstown Lutheran Church Kindergarten – 1.0km
Little Oaks Montessori Kindergarten – 1.1km
PCF SPARKLETOTS PRESCHOOL @ BUONA VISTA Blk 4 – 1.2km
Bibinongs Preschool – 1.3km
Faith Kindergarten – 1.4km
Sunshine Kindergarten (Watten) – 1.5km

Primary School
Nanyang Primary School – 1.0km
CHIJ (Kellock) Primary School – 1.3km
New Town Primary School – 1.6km
Queenstown Primary School – 1.9km
Raffles Girls’ Primary School – 1.9km

Secondary School
Saint Margaret’s Secondary School – 0.9km
Hwa Chong Institution – 1.4km
Queensway Secondary School – 1.4km
Nanyang Girls’ High School – 2.0km

Junior College
Hwa Chong Institution – 1.4km
National Junior College – 2.0km

Tertiary
National University of Singapore (Bukit Timah Campus) – 1.5km
MDIS College – 1.8km
Confucius Institute, Nanyang Technological University – 1.9km

International School
Anglo-Chinese International School – 0.9km
Etonhouse Pre-School (681 Bukit Timah) – 1.8km

Food Centre
Blk 7 Empress Road Market and Food Centre – 0.4km
Commonwealth Crescent Market – 0.8km
Holland Village Market and Food Centre – 1.1km
Blk 44 Holland Drive Market and Food Centre – 1.4km
Tanglin Halt Market – 1.6km
Adam Food Centre – 1.6km
Tanglin Halt Food Centre – 1.7km

Lifestyle
Tanglin Golf Course Country Club – 1.6km
Queenstown Stadium – 1.8km


Highlights of Wilshire Residences

Design & Landscape
This landscape has the theme of a minimalist resort and comes with a design that is geared towards setting it apart from other development projects in the area. On the 1st storey of Wilshire Residences, there’s a 25m swimming pool and it, also, comes with dining spaces, fitness spaces, a spa, and a gym. Then, go down to the second level which provides you with a totally different experience. Tranquility is the idea behind its design as it comes with a pavilion for reading, a pebble walk, as well as, hammocks. The roof terrace comes with an entirely different setting equipped with two pavilions and two lungs water landscapes. There is a viewing deck which overlooks the greenery of the not so far away Botanical Gardens. As you get closer home, the entrance which opens up to visitors and residents alike is extremely unique. The drop off area is designed with a skylight, as well as, a link that takes you to the lift lobbies for each residence.

Location
Located on the exclusive Farrer Road area, the enclave is very popular and is well developed. Along Holland Road, you will find private residential zoning of which the Wilshire Residences is a part of. It stretches all the way from Pandan Valley end and runs to the end of Tanglin, then, continues on Orchard Road. The value of the area is well preserved and is very appealing both to investors, as well as, owners who occupy the residence. If you are looking for a freehold property that sits in a very exotic location and offers you an exclusive experience at a rate that is relatively less costly, then, the Wilshire Residences is the best bet.

Amenities
In order to get to the nearest MRT station from the Wilshire Residences, you’d have to walk just nine minutes to Farrer Road MRT. From here, you can easily get to the Botanic Gardens, and you can, also, locate Holland Village. From this same stuff, you can get to Buona Vista which is on the east-west line.

10 minutes away from the Wilshire Residences will see you arrive at the market & food centre which is located on Empress Road and has a wide range of shops and retail areas where you can do your shopping, banking, dining, as well as, supermarket supplies purchasing. A further 15 minutes walk takes you to Holland Village. This is because of the wide array of trendy bars, select eateries, and great shopping experience while relaxing and hanging out with your friends. The Cold Storage supermarket can provide every of your mundane need, and there are banks, cafes, cobblers, as well as, fast food outlets. If what you need to do is heavy duty shopping, then, drive for 10 minutes all the way to Orchard Road.

Lifestyle
Apart from Holland Village, there is, also, the nearby Dempsey Hill. This place is a lifestyle hub with lots of delights for food lovers and takes up a setting that looks like a park that gives off a sort of sweet old charm. Check out the Botanic Gardens of Singapore just 5 minutes away from the Wilshire. If you’re looking to stroll in the evening, this place is ideal. Also, you can relax with your friends over a leisure meal while taking in the exotic greenery.

Educational institutions
Not so far away from the Wilshire Residences, the Nanyang Primary School which is a top educational institution is just one kilometre away. As you go further ahead, you will find a lot of top brand schools, as well as, academic institutions in the Bukit Timah educational area such as Anglo-Chinese School, National Junior College, etc.


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