The Essence is a 99-year leasehold condominium development located at 1 Chong Kuo Road in District 26. Expected to be completed in 2021 it stands 5 storeys tall and comprises a total of 84 units.
Condo facilities at The Essence includes pool deck, fitness corner, swimming pool, bbq, parking, security.
In addition, The Essence is within driving distance to Orchard Road, Singapore's popular shopping area, is a 19 mins drive away.
Nestled amongst lush greenery in the Springleaf enclave is The Essence, a new condominium within an established private residential area. Its beautiful design and high-quality finishes set a tranquil environment for its residents, perfect for unwinding after a long day. Situated near the Seletar Reservoirs (District 26), it appeals to those seeking a quiet area, away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Scheduled to TOP in Q4 2021, the 99-year leasehold development features two 5-storey blocks with 84 units, along with a basement car park. The Essence is a full suite condominium, with a 40m lap pool, pool pavilion, BBQ pavillion, and a gym.
For those who crave an active lifestyle, the Seletar Reservoirs are just a 15-minute drive away. Alternatively, take a three-minute walk to Springleaf Nature Park for an evening stroll. Nature lovers may also wish to visit ORTO (six-minute drive), a multi-recreational park about the size of seven football fields. Formerly known as Bottle Tree Park, ORTO has activities throughout the day, including prawning, paintball, and drift carting.
Apart from the outdoors, there are also country clubs in the vicinity. Sembawang Country Club and Orchid Country Club are both within an 8-minute drive away, with recreational activities ranging from golf, swimming, dance, to even karaoke. Other nearby facilities include Yishun ActiveSG Stadium and the Mandai Executive Golf Course.
Be spoilt for choice when it comes to food. The Essence is close to many noted local food eateries along Sembawang Road, such as Chong Pang Nasi Lemak and Sembawang White Beehoon (ten-minute drive).
Alternatively, there are many restaurants in the nearby malls as well. The Essence is serviced by Northpoint Mall, which offers plenty of dining and shopping options. Additionally, residents can head to some of the other neighbouring malls, like Junction 9 and Thomson Plaza.
Once the Thomson-East Coast MRT line is completed in 2020, The Essence will be served by Springleaf MRT (8-min walk). The line which connects Woodlands North to Sungei Bedok will enable residents to enjoy high accessibility to the Northern, Southern, and Eastern parts of Singapore. Therefore, commuting will be much quicker and convenient.
Furthermore, the North-South Corridor is expected to be completed around 2026, and it features continuous bus lanes and cycling routes. This integrated transport corridor will connect the Northern region to the city centre, reducing travelling time to the city by up to 30 minutes.
Major expressways like the SLE, BKE, CTE, and TPE are easily accessible too.
Prestigious schools within the vicinity
Pre-Schools: MindChamps Preschool @ Upper Thomson Road/Tagore Lane, Little Greenhouse @ Yishun
Primary Schools: Northland Primary School, Ai Tong School, Naval Base Primary School, Kuo Chuan Presbyterian Primary School
Secondary Schools: Chung Cheng High School (Yishun), Presbyterian High School, Kuo Chuan Presbyterian Secondary School, Orchid Park Secondary School, Zhonghua Secondary School, Naval Base Secondary School
Junior Colleges/Polytechnics: Yishun Innova Junior College, Anderson Serangoon Junior College, Nanyang Polytechnic
International Schools: St. Joseph's Institution International