Heart of Yew Tee
Nov 2021 BTO: Heart of Yew Tee In-Depth Site Analysis
The Guide to Find your Dream Home
Choa Chu Kang is a mature estate, and the release of the 60 2-Room Flexi units are mainly regarded as a good and safer option for the elderly. This is primarily due to its location as well as is accessibility to medical facilities.
Prices start from: 2-Room Flexi from $72,000 - $98,000.
As the project is directly beside Yew Tee Square and Yew Tee Point, you can expect yourself to be surrounded by food and retail units. Note that since this project is also known as the Yew Tee Integrated Development project, it will be integrated with the medical facilities such as the upcoming community club, Yew Tee Polyclinic as well as a kidney dialysis centre. This will be useful for the residents in the 2-Room Flexi project since its only open for people aged 55 and above.
As this projected is located within an existing mature estate, there are already plentiful of schools in the vicinity. From the MOE Kindergarten @ Kranji, Yew Tee Primary School, De La Salle School nearby, there are quite a fair bit of options should you have school going children.
The project is just 3 mins away from foot to Yew Tee MRT station. For residents that want to head to the nearby Bukit Panjang, you can either take a bus nearby or opt to travel one MRT stop to Chua Chu Kang MRT, which can then transit you to other parts of the area by the Bukit Panjang LRT loop. Jurong East MRT is just a few stops away too, hence offering you connectivity to the rest of the island.
As it is at the center of the town, you can expect traffic to be slightly heavier than usual. But with roads leading you directly to the expressway, expect congestion to ease up during the later mornings.
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 and south facing which has partial afternoon sun!
Units to pick for a cooler flat:
Blk 628A: 102
Noise 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 628A: 106, 108
As the 2-Room Flexi project is catered towards the elderly, this project might be an excellent choice for them. With an integrated medical facility as well as plentiful of amenities nearby, your needs will be well taken care of. Also, for the units inside this project, they will be retrofitted with furnishing such as hand railings for the elderly. Together with its close proximity to transportation hub as well as greenery areas, it might just be the perfect retirement home for people.