Close to the city, yet surrounded by greenery

By The Interlace Connections / Brought to you by CapitaLand Singapore | July 18, 2016 2:49 PM SGT
For shipping manager Chong Yoke Chye and his three adult sons, all of whom are avid joggers, The Interlace provides the ideal base from which to explore the surrounding green belt.
It was love at first sight when Chong Yoke Chye, 58, and his family of four eyed the ample sporting facilities and lush landscaped grounds of The Interlace, a condominium along Depot Road. “I go jogging a lot, and so do my kids,” says the father of three boys aged 25 to 31. The 1-kilometre jogging track, which skirts the borders of the sprawling 8-hectare site and connects its various courtyards and gardens, was therefore the most attractive feature. 50m lap pool at the Water Park Courtyard and the state-of-the-art gym were a close second.
The Chong family, who toured the develop­ment almost immediately after it was complet­ed and handed over to residents in late 2013, was keen on The Interlace’s other recreational facilities, such as the BBQ promenade, karaoke rooms and theatrettes. Yoke Chye’s sons were also particularly fond of the Spa Valley Court­yard, which houses the massage pool, spa pool lagoon, Jacuzzi and Waterfall Grotto. The Spa Valley Courtyard is just one of eight themed courtyards interspersed throughout the prop­erty.
It was love at first sight when Chong Yoke Chye and his sons toured the ample sporting facilities and lush landscaped grounds of The Interlace
GENEROUS UNITS
So the decision to settle down in a three-bedroom unit was made very quickly. That the units were generously proportioned was a plus – considering how small the units in newer condominiums in the downtown core tend to be – but not a main consideration. “The units here are all pretty big but because my children are grown up, we thought we would get one that...