King George’s Heights
Feb 2022 BTO: King George's Heights In-Depth Site Analysis
The Guide to Find your Dream Home
This is a highly anticipated HDB BTO launch. It is considered a prime location just a stone’s throw away from the first Prime Location Public Housing (PLH) BTO in Rochor. The estimated completion date will be on the third quarter of 2027.
There will be 390 units of 3-room and 4-room flats. Under the PLH, BTO buyers would be subject to subsidy recovery when they sell their flats. This is set at 6% of the higher of either the resale price or valuation for King George’s Heights.
In terms of Indicative Price Range, excluding grants, 3-room from $353,000 - $462,000 and 4-room from $488,000 - $675,000.
The area is situated near a range of amenities, including the Jalan Besar Community Club, Jalan Besar Stadium and Swimming Complex. What sets the place apart is the presence of the ICA Building and People’s Association HQ, which are convenient for settling administrative matters.
In terms of retail options, residents will be pleased with the convenience of Kitchener Complex, Jalan Besar Plaza, City Square Mall and Mustafa Centre. There are also great food options around these malls or at the North Bridge Road Market and Food Centre. The renowned Golden Mile Food Centre also sits a short bus ride away!
King George’s Heights is near Stamford Primary School, Farrer Park Primary School, and Bendemeer Primary School.
King George’s Heights is located 7 minutes’ walk from Lavender MRT on the East West Line, about 8 minutes’ walk from Jalan Besar MRT on the Downtown Line and 10 minutes’ walk from Farrer Park MRT, on the North East Line. The nearest bus stop is located at Aft King George’s Ave.
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 818A: 318, 320
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 818A: 316, 318