Feb 2022 BTO: Dakota Crest In-Depth Site Analysis
The Guide to Find your Dream Home
There will be 440 units of 2-room, 3-room and 4-room flats in Dakota Crest across 3 blocks. This mature estate BTO project is sure to attract flocks of first timers and existing home owners alike due to its convenient location.
The estimated waiting time for these units is around 5 to 6 years, as Dakota Crest is estimated to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2027.
In terms of Indicative Price Range, excluding grants, 2-Room Flexi from $205,000 - $315,000, 3-Room from $352,000 - $456,000 and 4-room from $522,000 - $688,000, making this the most expensive units in a mature estate in this launch.
There are also numerous amenities in the vicinity. The flats’ proximity to sports facilities such as Singapore Sports Hub, Kallang Netball Centre, Kallang Squash & Tennis Centre, and the upcoming Kallang Football Hub. Kallang Wave Mall is also nearby, which grants access to rock climbing facilities, sports stores, retail and eatery options. Nature lovers can enjoy going for a run around the riverside as well. These set the project apart from other options.
There are also great food options in the neighbourhood, including the Old Airport Road Food Centre which is located directly opposite the flats site.
Future parents will be delighted to know that there are also a choice selection of schools nearby. It is within the 1-km intake zone for Kong Hwa School, which is a primary school. In terms of secondary schools, the Geylang project is situated close to well-known schools such as Dunman High School, Chung Cheng High School, Tanjong Katong Girls’ School and Tanjong Katong Secondary School.
The project is located in between 2 Circle Line MRT stations, Dakota and Mountbatten. Flat owners can expect a 5-minute walk to access either station. The nearest bus stop is found at BLK 22, Old Airport Road.
Most people in Singapore would know to avoid the west sun because they probably known the sun to rise in the East direction and sets in the West direction. Singapore's afternoon sun mainly are from two directions, northwest and southwest. From March to September, the sun is in the direction of the north-west, and from September to March, the sun is in the south-west direction. Homeowners generally avoid buying west-facing units due to the strong sunrays where the sun will be on the afternoon!
Most of the stack are north-west and south-east facing which has partial afternoon sun!
Units to pick for a cooler flat:
Blk 22A: 100
Blk 24A: 142, 144
Blk 24B: 116, 118, 120
Noisy and Privacy
Choose the corner units that is a distance away from the lifts and rubbish chutes for lesser chance of nosy neighbour peeking into your home while passing by!
Units to pick for a more privacy flat:
Blk 22A: 102, 104
Blk 24B: 130, 132, 140