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MOGUL.sg Spotlight: Saunders Road



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You will not believe it even if we tell you there is this quaint and secluded neighbourhood in the heart of Singapore’s busiest shopping belt - Orchard Road. Well, you are in for a big surprise for the Saunders Road enclave is mere minutes walk away from 3 minutes walk from 313@Somerset.


Our team decided to spring on this unique locality to see for ourselves just how secluded Saunders Road can be if you have the buzz and traffic of Orchard Road next door.

 

An enclave that exudes the nostalgic yet modern Singapore

 

Taking a stroll from the Emerald Hill Conservation Area, we were soon enveloped by the surrounding greens that seemed to teleport us miles away from the busy Orchard Road that we came from. This little-known nabe resembles parts of Tiong Bahru, Tanjong Katong or Spottiswoode, those eye-catchy conservation houses cladded in traditional and non-uniform exterior structures bring us vivid images of the old and new island city. We were still wondering how the busy Orchard traffic can be so successfully insulated in this neighbourhood - a priceless characteristics that appeals to appetites of investors who desire super prime location but also expect exclusivity, privacy and serenity. We all know both parameters do not usually go hand in hand, but Saunders Road do.



Saunders Road houses 2 architectural styles of terrace houses. The conservative Peranakan houses that were built between 1901 to 1925 and those urban-designed houses that are lined up to the cul-de-sac. Pouched parking areas are available for the latter, giving the whole stretch of road a relaxing splash of green. The two worlds are also divided by this green artery reminiscent of old districts that we described above.

We were joking among ourselves that no one could possibly guess the location if we post this alley in a competition. In the distance, residential and commercial skyscrapers reminded us that we are right at the heart of Singapore after all.

 

Private enclave in the heart of one of Singapore’s busiest districts

 

This landed property that makes it to our MOGUL Spotlight is a terrace house nestled within this exclusive locale right at the heart of Orchard Road. For confidentiality reasons, we will not describe her exterior architecture but please continue to read on as we take you inside this valued property and uncover her hidden qualities within.


We were greeted by this extensive stretch of of living space as we entered the property, calling it spacious living is an understatement. We could not miss this signature air well that is cleverly integrated into the overall architecture as it welcomes the light from the glass roof right into this modern classical black and white house.



Located up on the newly created 3rd storey, the Master Bedroom is located under the existing sloping roof and gets its daylight and ventilation by overlooking the existing courtyard. As it does not have windows out towards the front, it enjoys a high level of privacy and yet still connected with the outdoors as it is just adjacent to the roof terrace which looks out towards the hustle and bustle of Orchard Road not far away. True to the nature of cosmopolitan living, the Master Bathroom oozes luxury and sophistication with the employment of rustic looking silver travertine marble from top to toe on the bathroom walls.


There is of course the sizeable bath tub which will melt away all your tiredness and stress of city living and transport you to a world of peace and tranquility. Top of the range sanitary wares and fittings provide a very nice finish to this crown jewel of all bathrooms.

 

The best of both worlds - superb location plus tranquility

 

Owners of the terrace houses along Saunders Road enjoy a great deal of accessibility from the core of downtown Singapore. Public transportation is well within minutes on foot and several MRT stations (Dhoby Ghaut, Somerset, Orchard) provide ease and convenience to all parts of the island. The Orchard Road precinct is also home to prestigious international schools like Chatsworth International School, ISS Elementary and Middle School. Needless to say, you could shop till you drop with all the shopping and entertainment this locality has to offer.


As we leave Saunders Road, we all agree that this valued property fully deserves to be showcased in our MOGUL Spotlight for her million-dollar location that also offers quiet and serene calm rarely found elsewhere in the city.

 

Please share your interest with us via WhatsApp (+65 8833 2829) or complete the enquiry form below. To learn more about this listing, click here.


Our Team will be in touch with you to share more about this property before scheduling a private viewing.


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