Kent Ridge Hill Residences: Serene and close to nature

Kent Ridge Hill Residences is a 548-unit, 99-year leasehold development on South Buona Vista Road (Credit: Albert Chua/ EdgeProp Singapore)
The 99-year leasehold Kent Ridge Hill Residences by Singapore-listed property developer Oxley Holdings moved 110 out of the 250 released units during the first day of its launch last November. Kent Ridge Hill Residences, located on South Buona Vista Road, off Pasir Panjang Road, comprises 11 five-storey blocks containing 498 units, and also boasts 50 strata terraced houses.
As of Aug 3, 207 units have been sold, according to caveats lodged with URA Realis. From the caveats, the average price attained at Kent Ridge Hill Residences is $1,701 psf. The latest transaction at the development was for a 1,830 sq ft, four-bedroom strata terraced house. The unit was sold for $2.56 million ($1,399 psf) on July 27. The day before, a 646 sq ft, two-bedroom ground-floor unit was transacted at $1.18 million ($1,822 psf). According to Oxley, the sales are “healthy in the current market”, and it is “confident that Kent Ridge Hill Residences is a good product and owners will benefit from owning a unit there”.
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Kent Ridge Hill Residences was conceived as an “interesting lux resort”, says Oxley (Credit: Oxley Holdings)

Linked to nature parks

So far, Singaporeans and permanent residents make up the majority of the buyers at Kent Ridge Hill Residences. Designed by the acclaimed ADDP Architects, Kent Ridge Hill Residences sits on a sloping terrain that is elevated 10 metres above street level. Residents will have direct access to the 47ha Kent Ridge Park that is right behind the development. Part of the Southern Ridges trail, Kent Ridge Park is also linked to Telok Blangah Hill Park, Mount Faber Park, Henderson Waves, HortPark and Labrador Nature Reserve.
There will be natural elements at the development – such as the Waterfall Water Bed, Forest Walk and Hill Trail – that are part of...