HDB BTO November 2020 Launch in Mature Estates — Toa Payoh (Bidadari), Bishan, Tampines – MoneySmart.sg


November’s crop of HDB BTO launches offers you an opportunity to personal a house in a few of Singapore’s most tasty areas, with BTO flats within the extremely coveted Toa Payoh and Bishan neighbourhoods up for grabs. There’s additionally a launch in a pleasant location in Tampines, close to the Downtown Line and among the finest hawker centres within the nation.

Mature estates are usually in style. I imply, would you reasonably dwell in an property with established companies and nice connectivity, or a non-mature property dealing with heavy development and with the closest MRT station that solely opens 8 years from now?

This month’s mature estates are further particular, as a result of they occur to be in Toa Payoh and Bishan — city-fringe areas which aren’t solely tremendous accessible by each automotive and public transport, but additionally close to many elite colleges.

This additionally means the flats in these areas are going to be hopelessly over-subscribed, so that you’d wish to ensure you put on your fortunate color and pray to the heavens earlier than you submit your poll.


HDB BTO launch November 2020 overview — mature estates

Right here’s an summary of the 4 BTO launches going down in mature estates in November 2020.

Toa Payoh (Woodleigh) Toa Payoh (Bartley) Bishan Tampines
Value (2-room flexi) No estimate out there No estimate out there
Value (3-type) From $300,000* From $300,000* From $350,000*
Value (4-type) From $450,000* From $450,000* From $500,000* From $300,000*
Value (5-type) From $580,000* From $450,000*
New flats out there 350 880 1,500 750
Nearest MRT station Woodleigh Bartley Bishan Tampines West

*Costs are primarily based on SRX’s HDB BTO pricing estimates. The precise costs shall be launched later. 

It doesn’t take a property pundit to know that the Toa Payoh and Bishan initiatives are going to be extremely sought-after. These areas should not solely near the CBD and elite colleges, however they’re additionally positioned in a few of Singapore’s most established and best-loved neighbourhoods, with engaging options like Bishan Park and retro playgrounds.

For the privilege of dwelling in Toa Payoh and Bishan, you’ll need to fork out a reasonably penny, assuming you’re profitable in balloting for a flat there.

The Toa Payoh (Bidadari) launch truly consists of two separate initiatives, each within the Bidadari space.

The primary is correct throughout the highway from Bartley MRT, and consists of 880 models of 3-, 4- and 5-room flats, and proper subsequent door to Maris Stella Excessive College.

The second is only a stone’s throw away, and closest to Woodleigh MRT Station. This challenge consists of 350 3-room and 4-room models.

In the meantime, the Bishan launch, which consists of 1,500 2-room flexi, 3-room and 4-room flats, shall be positioned alongside the Kallang River and inside strolling distance of Bishan MRT Station. In brief, one other glorious location that persons are going to be combating tooth and nail over.

The Tampines BTO challenge is considerably additional away from the CBD, and can be a less expensive possibility. For individuals who work within the Expo or Changi space, Tampines is a perfect location. With solely 750 2-room flexi, 4-room and 5-room models up for grabs, it nonetheless seems prone to be considerably oversubscribed, too.


Toa Payoh 2020 BTO

HDB BTO November 2020 Launch in Mature Estates – Toa Payoh (Bidadari), Bishan, Tampines
Picture credit score: HDB
Toa Payoh BTO truth sheet
Official HDB map https://esales.hdb.gov.sg/bp25/brochures/launch20aug/btonov20-toapayoh.pdf
Street title Mount Vernon Street (Bartley)

Higher Aljunied Street (Woodleigh)

Unit combine 3-room, 4-room, 5-room (Bartley)

3-room, 4-room (Woodleigh)

Nearest MRT Bartley (400m)

Woodleigh (500m)

Nearest main grocery store Prime Grocery store Higher Aljunied Lane (1.1km) Chilly Storage NEX (1.9km), FairPrice Circuit Street (2.5km), FairPrice Maple Tree (2.8km)
Nearest buying malls NEX (1.9km), MacPherson Mall (2.7km), Higher Serangoon Purchasing Centre (2.8km)
Close by colleges Maris Stella Excessive College (400m), Bartley Secondary College (600m), Cedar Major College (1.2km), Cedar Women’ Secondary College (1.5km), Stamford American Worldwide College (1.7km). St Gabriel’s Secondary College (2km)
Close by facilities Potong Pasir Neighborhood Membership (2km), Serangoon Public Library (2.1km), Serangoon ActiveSG Swimming Complicated (2.7km)

The useless have given option to the dwelling in an effort to let the federal government develop Bidadari Cemetery right into a housing property. Though Singaporeans have been identified to be superstitious, finally pragmatism has received out, as HDB candidates don’t appear to thoughts when coveted metropolis fringe land is concerned.

Regardless of Bidadari formally being part of Toa Payoh, it’s truly fairly a distance away from central Toa Payoh on the opposite facet of the CTE.

As soon as upon a time, Bidadari wouldn’t have been fairly as accessible from the CBD, however nowadays, because of Bartley MRT on the Circle Line and Woodleigh MRT on the North East Line, it is rather handy from a commuter’s perspective.

The primary housing challenge is positioned simply throughout the highway from Bartley MRT and contains 880 3-, 4- and 5-room flats. Bartley MRT on the Circle Line takes you to Raffles Place MRT in about 24 minutes.

The second housing challenge is positioned about 10 minutes’ stroll from Woodleigh MRT station on the North East Line, which connects to Raffles Place MRT in 19 minutes. It consists of simply 350 3- and 4-room flats.

Whereas neither challenge will take you to Raffles Place with out having to alter trains, we’re nonetheless solely about half-hour’ commute from door to door.

The Toa Payoh (Bidadari) launch is clearly focused at households, with 2-room flexi flats being absent. There are additionally loads of colleges identified for being “good colleges”  within the space. The Bartley challenge is correct beside Maris Stella Excessive College, which regardless of its title contains each the first and SAP secondary college, which is definitely a plus for folks of boys. In the meantime, the Woodleigh challenge is positioned about quarter-hour’ stroll from each Cedar Major College and Cedar Women’ Secondary College.

Though Toa Payoh is a vibrant and established neighbourhood, the Bidadari space is definitely nonetheless present process improvement as a residential property. So residents should put up with the presence of development for fairly just a few years to come back.

Whereas there are nice meals choices and facilities within the space, they contain gentle journey (at the least 15 to twenty minutes’ stroll), for the reason that quick environment are largely nonetheless being developed. For example, the closest main shopping center, NEX, is an effective 15- to 20-minute stroll away. It’s nonetheless a gorgeous location although, as you’re only a fast journey from Higher Paya Lebar the place there’s no scarcity of well-known eateries.


Bishan 2020 BTO

HDB BTO November 2020 Launch in Mature Estates – Toa Payoh (Bidadari), Bishan, Tampines
Picture credit score: HDB
Bishan BTO truth sheet
Official HDB map https://esales.hdb.gov.sg/bp25/brochures/launch20aug/btonov20-bishan.pdf
Street title Bishan Road 14, Bishan Road 15
Unit combine 2-room flexi, 3-room, 4-room
Nearest MRT Bishan (300m)
Nearest main grocery store Large Bishan St 13 (350m), FairPrice Bishan St 13 (400m), FairPrice Junction 8 (400m)
Nearest shopping center Junction 8 (400m)
Close by colleges Kuo Chuan Presbyterian Secondary College (170) Kuo Chuan Presbyterian Major College (350m), MOE Language Centre (Bishan) & Malay Language Centre of Singapore (280m), Guangyang Major College (750m), Guangyang Secondary College (850m) Australian Worldwide College (1.9km), Catholic Excessive College (1.2km), Whitley Secondary College (1.4km), Raffles Establishment (1.4km), Beatty Secondary College (1.6km), First Toa Payoh Major College (1.8km), Raffles Women’ College (Secondary) (2.1km), Marymount Convent College (2.6km)
Close by facilities Bishan Neighborhood Membership (270m), Bishan Swimming Complicated (500m), Bishan Public Library (700m)

This new launch in Bishan comes scorching on the heels of a previous launch in the identical neighbourhood simply 3 months in the past. If you happen to have been unsuccessful at balloting for the earlier one, preserve your fingers crossed, as this launch is in an excellent higher location!

The challenge consists of 1,500 2-room flexi, 3-room and 4-room models, and is about 5 minutes’ strolling distance to Bishan MRT station on the North-East Line. So you may count on a brief and simple commute to anyplace. For example, a direct prepare journey from the station to Raffles Place MRT station takes simply 21 minutes.

What’s extra, it occupies a first-rate place within the Bishan neighbourhood, with main shopping center Junction 8 simply 5 minutes’ stroll away, and different amenities just like the swimming pool and library very shut by.

Bishan itself is a really established mature city, so you may spend years sampling the meals choices within the space and having fun with the large and exquisite Bishan Park ,which is about quarter-hour’ stroll away.

Clearly, Bishan is a fascinating location for anybody who has to earn a dwelling within the CBD. As 2-room flexi flats are a part of the combo, we predict it will likely be successful with prosperous singles who’re in search of a pleasant bachelor/bachelorette pad near the CBD.

The three-room and 4-room flats are going to be scorching property for {couples} and households, significantly due to the presence of excellent colleges within the space.

Those that are hell-bent on their youngsters moving into RGS or RI shall be completely happy to know that each colleges are close by. And even when your children don’t get in, there’s no scarcity of different colleges within the space, together with Catholic Excessive and Marymount Convent. The MOE Language Centre’s Bishan department can be proper subsequent door to the BTO challenge, so in case your children are taking a 3rd language, they’ll have the ability to stroll house in a jiffy.

These flats are prone to value a reasonably penny, however contemplating the wonderful location, that’s not going to discourage floods of hopefuls from snapping them up.


Tampines 2020 BTO

HDB BTO November 2020 Launch in Mature Estates – Toa Payoh (Bidadari), Bishan, Tampines
Picture credit score: HDB


Tampines BTO truth sheet
Official HDB map https://esales.hdb.gov.sg/bp25/brochures/launch20aug/btonov20-tampines.pdf
Street title Bedok Reservoir Street, Tampines Road 96
Unit combine 2-room flexi, 4-room, 5-room
Nearest MRT Bedok Reservoir (650m)
Nearest grocery store Large Hypermarket Tampines
Nearest buying malls Tampines Mall, Century Sq.
Close by colleges Bedok Inexperienced Secondary College (700m), Junyuan Major College (1.2km), Temasek Polytechnic (1.2km), St Hilda’s Major/Secondary College (1.5km), Tampines Secondary College (1.7km), Anglican Excessive College (1.9km)
Close by facilities Tampines West Neighborhood Membership (1.3km), Tampines Regional Library (1.8km), Tampines Swimming Complicated (1.8km), Ikea Tampines (4.8km)

This BTO challenge is correct subsequent door to a different one which was launched in August this yr. Click on right here to learn in regards to the earlier launch.

The November 2020 Tampines BTO launch consists of 750 2-room flexi, 4-room and 5-room flats.

The BTO challenge is sandwiched between Bedok Reservoir MRT, which is about 8 minutes’ stroll away, and Tampines West MRT about 9 minutes away, each on the Downtown Line. Bedok Reservoir takes you to Raffles Place MRT in about 31 minutes, which suggests you’re a commute of about 40 minutes.

When it comes to connectivity, this challenge does fairly nicely. You’ll need to put up with development for a few years, however you’re additionally fairly near glorious hawker centres Bedok 85 and Simpang Bedok. 

Nature buffs will love the truth that the park connector passes in entrance of the BTO challenge, resulting in Bedok Reservoir Park proper subsequent door. By the way in which, Tampines has been designated a Biking City, so it’s an awesome place to get snug on two wheels. Take the park connector to the north and you’ll cycle all the way in which to Tampines MRT in a couple of minutes.

When it comes to value, the Tampines challenge is prone to be considerably cheaper than the Bishan or Toa Payoh (Bidadari) ones. Given the good location and the proximity to the MRT station, this challenge is an effective alternative for many who prioritise a gorgeous neighbourhood with nice meals choices and entry to nature.


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