HDB is launching three new BTO projects today – Waterway Terraces (水滨台) in Punggol, Fernvale Foliage and Rivervale Arc in Sengkang.
This is the largest number of BTO flats offered in a single launch so far. A total of 2,696 flats will be offered, comprising 238 units of 2-room, 399 units of 3-room, 1,585 units of 4-room and 474 units of 5-room flats. 95% of the public supply will be set aside for First-Timers.
WATERWAY TERRACES (水滨台)
Waterway Terraces (水滨台) is the award-winning “First Waterfront Housing” project designed by Group8asia and Aedas along the Punggol Waterway. It offers 1,072 premium flats, comprising 178 units of 3-room, 588 units of 4-room and 306 units of 5-room flats.
Bounded by Punggol Way, Punggol Central and Punggol Walk, it is near the Punggol MRT, bus interchange and the future Punggol Town Centre. Facilities include a child care centre, student care centre, Residents’ Committee centre, education centre, eating house, supermarket and shops. There are also primary and secondary schools in the area. The Tampines Expressway (TPE), a short drive away, offers good connectivity to the rest of Singapore.
In line with HDB’s plans to develop Punggol as an Eco-Town, Waterway Terraces (水滨台) is designed with eco-friendly features. Waterway Terraces (水滨台) was conferred the Green Mark (Platinum) Award for its eco features which include:
- Façade design which minimises heat gain;
- Use of solar power to supplement lighting needs in common areas;
- Provision of separate recyclable refuse chute for easy recycling;
- On-site compost bin for depositing of garden waste for decomposition; and
- Installation of rain gardens to clean rain and runoff water prior to discharge into the waterway.
Waterway Terraces (水滨台) is an award-winning development that caters to flat buyers who are prepared to pay more for the special designs and the unique experience of eco-friendly living by the waterway. The prices of these premium flats start from $186,000, $300,000 and $374,000 for 3-room, 4-room and 5-room flats respectively. This is a unique project intended to provide diversity and to inject character into the area.
Fernvale Foliage offers 504 standard flats, comprising 336 units of 4-room and 168 units of 5-room flats. Located along Sengkang West Way, it is conveniently located near Fernvale and Thanggam LRT stations connecting to Sengkang MRT station. The Tampines Expressway (TPE) is also a short drive away. Residents’ daily needs will be met by the wet market, supermarket, and food court at Fernvale Point, and eateries located at Jalan Kayu. There are also schools in the area.
Rivervale Arc offers 1,120 standard flats, comprising 238 units of 2-room, 221 units of 3-room and 661 units of 4-room flats. It is located along Rivervale Crescent and Sengkang East Drive, within walking distance from Rumbia LRT Station. The Tampines Expressway (TPE) is a short drive away. The residents’ daily needs are catered for at the Rivervale Mall and Rivervale Plaza. There are also schools in the area.
Flat buyers with lower budgets can consider the standard flats at Fernvale Foliage and Rivervale Arc, where prices start from $68,000, $122,000, $201,000 and $279,000 for 2-room, 3-room, 4-room and 5-room flats respectively.