8 Saint Thomas - Reviews
8 Saint Thomas | Orchard Condo | Freehold | D09 | by Bukit Sembawang
8 Saint Thomas Condo is a brand new condominium located in Saint Thomas Walk of District 09. This rare plot of land is of a considerably good size of 99,508 sq ft while bearing a freehold tenure. The current 8 Saint Thomas condo is the product of an en bloc of Airview Towers and Chez Bright apartments in year 2007 for $202m and $54m respectively by Bukit Sembawng.
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Last Updated: 1st July 2022
The land price paid for both sites are $1,037 psf ppr for Airview Towers and $880 psf ppr for Chez Bright. Considering bonus balcony space for extra GFA, the 8 Saint Thomas price at breakeven works out to be in the range of $880 psf ppr.
The focus is shifted to the luxury and space that developer wants to present to home owners in this project. Scaling a height of 35 and 36 storeys in the 2 residential towers, there are a mere 250 luxurious units in this exclusive high end residence. The 2 towers are about 60 meters apart with landscapes and facilities separating them, establishing superb level of privacy together with the low population density living.
District 09 Orchard is always touted as the most coveted among the wealthy and seasoned investors in Singapore. Moreover, 8 Saint Thomas condo is of a rare freehold tenure in our land scarce island and with the most attractive price in this region as compared its new launch counterparts. The 8 Saint Thomas TOP date was in early 2018 and this means that buyers today can get to move in immediately!
WHY 8 SAINT THOMAS ?
8 Saint Thomas location surrounded by amenities
8 Saint Thomas Orchard condo is in the center of it all. Within walking distance, residents can get to the shophouses sitting along Kiliney road where you can find local and international cuisine for the daily meal. Groceries shopping can never be easier with a NTUC supermarket on the ground floor of Orchard Grand Court.
It is a luxury to dwellers of 8 Saint Thomas Singapore that possess 2 big shopping complex within walking distance. About 10 minutes walk away are 2 of the largest malls along Orchard road, the 313 @ Somerset and Orchard Central
313 @ Somerset walking distance to 8 Saint Thomas
313 @ Somerset is managed by Lendlease Group. It is a modern shopping complex that have a net lettable area of 288,227 sq ft across 8 levels from basement 3 to level 5. It currently have 159 retail outlets featuring big brand names such as Zara, Forever 21 and Cotton On. Connected directly to Somerset MRT, the mall near 8 Saint Thomas condo offers a wide range of dining options too on level B3, B2, level 1 and an entire food court by Food Republic on level 5.
Orchard Central near 8 Saint Thomas condo
Orchard Central is built in July 2009 by Far East Organization and OCBC Bank. The complex features a whopping 12 stories of retail space above ground and 2 levels of basement with 387,988 square feet of retail floor area. The land that this building was built was an open carpark, it is now Singapore’s first vertical mall that omits the traditional central atrium, has a super escalator taking shoppers directly to level 4 from street level together with 52 other escalators.
8 Saint Thomas developer Bukit Sembawang
The developer for the new 8 Saint Thomas condo at Orchard is non other than local renowned developer Bukit Sembawang. They started off humbly in year 1911 as a rubber company went on to diversify into landed properties development in the 1950s. Tasted the success in about a decade later, Bukit Sembawang was incorporated in 1968 and publicly listed in Singapore to focus on real estate development, investment and other property-related activities.
Since then, the 8 saint thomas developer has been building quality landed homes the past 50 years. These include 2,500 houses in Seletar Hills, over 1,000 in Sembawang Hills and more than 500 in other regions. Together with the private condominium and apartments constructed, it is evident that the commitment level is affirmed and have also won them many awards and accolades over the years in this business.
Developer Bukit Sembawang has a myriad of successfully completed developments under their belt. Valuing every home owners and dedicated to produce quality homes for them, their landed projects prior to 8 Saint Thomas condo are Luxus Hill homes @ Selatar Hills, Mimosa Terrace homes at Yio Chu Kang, Straits Garden homes @ Sembawang Park and 14, 16 Lengkok Angsa off Paterson road. Additionally, they are also involved in luxurious condominiums development such as Skyline Residences @ Telok Blangah, Paterson Suites @ Paterson Road, The Vermont on Cairnhill @ Cairnhill Rise, Verdure along Holland Road and Parc Mondrian @ Woodleigh.
It is also worthy to note that besides 8 Saint Thomas, Bukit Sembwang are in process or marketing their other 2 projects, Watercove and Nim Collection. Stretching along the northern coast of Singapore, Watercove is a freehold cluster home development designed in colonial black and white facades and interior. The 80 unit project is located beside Sembawang Park and is sitting on the front row of the sea towards Malaysia, truly bringing out the unique lifestyle. Another of their project will be the first edition of Nim Collection. Located off Ang Mo Kio Avenue 5, it is the first phase for them in this part of Seletar featuring 98 units of terrace houses. To make a stand here, they have engaged President’s Design award winning firm W Architects to design state of the art homes for residents to enjoy the thoughtful balance of communal spaces.
8 Saint Thomas Floor Plans near Orchard Road
8 Saint Thomas floor plans are meticulously designed to fulfill the lifestyle of singles or families in this metropolitan city. Despite featuring only 250 exclusive units in the development, there are 21 unit types for buyers to select from. There are:
1 Bedroom 441 sq ft – 517 sq ft : 39 Units
2 Bedroom 549 sq ft – 1,044 sq ft : 94 Units
3 Bedroom 1,141 sq ft – 1,302 sq ft : 94 Units
4-bedroom 1,744 sq ft & 1,755 sq ft : 14 units
4-Dual Key 1,690 sq ft : 20 units
Penthouse 2,422 sq ft & 2,659 sq ft : 2 units
The unit mix range of 8 Saint Thomas is extremely wide. From the most compact 1 bedroom at 441 sq ft for investors who wish to tap on the upside in the Core Central Region(CCR) to the upgraders or families who simply love the convenience that this location brings, there is a choice for everyone. In addition, there are also 20 units of 4 bedroom dual key units for multi generation families to live together under one roof while maintaining privacy.
The 2 largest unit in 8 Saint Thomas Orchard condo will be the 2 duplex penthouses sitting on the top floor of tower 10. Spanning a total of 2422 and 2659 sq ft of space at the peak of this St Thomas Walk condo, owners get to enjoy splendid view of Singapore’s skyline that many can only dream of. It brings lifestyle to another level where only the most sophisticated will have the privilege.
A breeze to travel from 8 Saint Thomas condo at Saint Thomas Walk
The 8 Saint Thomas location is excellent and that translates to massive time savings in terms of travelling. The Saint Thomas Walk condo is well connected via main roads and expressways that links drivers to places of interest and the rest of Singapore. If you would like to take a drive to Orchard instead of walking, the Kiliney road that is off River Valley road will lead you to Somerset Road connecting 313@Somerset and 111@Somerset, Mandarin Gallery, Takashimaya, Wisma Atrium and ION Orchard. Slighty further down Kiliney road, you will hit Orchard Road that cuts through Plaza Singapura, Bugis, Chijmes, Suntec City and Marina Square. Heading further away from 8 Saint Thomas? No problem, one of the major expressways CTE is right around the corner taking you to the Northern Region of the island such as Woodlands and Sembawang. The Central Expressway also links up with the Ayer Rajah Expressway(AYE) leading to the west of Singapore. Alternatively, motorists can take the Marina Coastal Expressway(MCE) which entrance is located south of Marina Bay Sands to get to the East such as the Changi Airport.
With its impeccable location, travelling on public transport is a breeze too! Within minutes walk away from 8 Saint Thomas, dwellers can get to the Somerset MRT Station that serves the North South Line. Just 1 stop away, you can get to the Dhoby Ghaut MRT Interchange that also serves the North East Line and the Circle Line. It is also 2 stops away from Newton that serves the D owntown Line, 3 stops away from Raffles Place & Novena and 4 stops away from Marina Bay and Toa Payoh.
If you think that is all the convenience 8 Saint Thomas can offer, you are wrong. Within a 5 minutes walking distance, there will be an upcoming Great World station the serves the Thomson-East Coast Line! Operating as a fully automatic driverless rapid transit line, the new line will stretch 43km with 31 stations running in a L shape from the North to the South and towards the Eastern Region of Singapore. This line will be opening in phases during year 2019, 2020, 2021, 2023 and 2024, serving as an alternative to the existing North South Line.
8 Saint Thomas luxurious facilities
8 Saint Thomas is packed with fun filled activities for any generations to unwind and relish in. The recreational spaces are complemented with a touch of luxury to extend your lifestyle beyond home that dwellers truly deserve. The facilities are separated onto the ground levels where most of the activities will be and the elevated levels where one can enjoy their peaceful moment or socialising over a meal.
The 8 Saint Thomas facilities on ground are:
Continental Water Deck
Garden Barbeque Pavilion
Pedestrian Side Gate
Garden Trail(Upper Deck)
The other facilities of 8 Saint Thomas are located on Sky Terraces across both towers. In block 8, you will find Sky Gardens scattered on level 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 presenting the different scenes that best suits your emotions on any particular day. In Block 10, there are fitness focused stations on level 21 where the Serenity Deck, Yoga & Fitness Deck is, the fun-filled level 13 where the Game Lounge and Children’s Discovery Deck is and the Chillout Pods on level 29 where there are cocktail lounge and gourmet dining for the proud owner to host their guest.
8 Saint Thomas educational institutions
St Thomas Walk is home to a plethora of good schools. Within a 2 km radius from 8 Saint Thomas, there are a couple of local schools scuh as River Valley Primary School, Anglo-Chinese School(Junior), St Margaret’s Primary School, Alexandra School, Zhange Primary School, Outram Secondary School, Gan Eng Seng School and Raffles Girls’ School(Secondary). For parents who wishes to send their kids to International schools instead, they can select from Swedish Supplementary School, Chatsworth International School, Finnish Supplementary School, Norwegian Supplementary School, ISS International School, Eton House International School, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Insworld Institute and School of The Arts, Singapore.
Chatsworth International School near 8 Saint Thomas Saint Thomas Walk condo
Chatsworth International School located on Emerald Hill Orchard Road is approximately 800 meters away from 8 Saint Thomas. Established in 1995, Chatsworth International School offer courses for students from kindergarten to Grade 12. The Orchard campus however, only caters to students from kindergarten to Year 6. This campus sits on a land area of about 10,062 sq meters with a gross floor area of approximately 6743 sq meters and a comprehensive range of facilities such as an Astro turf, basketball court, sports hall, playground, conference rooms and library other than the classrooms.
8 Saint Thomas condo Orchard ISS International School
ISS International School has a rich history here in Singapore. With more than 3 decades of presence, they have 2 campuses to serve international students here. Out of which, the nearest to 8 Saint Thomas will be the Paterson Campus that accommodates Elementary and Middle School pupils. In the premise, there are facilities such as hockey/four square court, two basketball courts and a field. The school is the only institute that uses IB curriculum as its main framework without mixing with other curricula.
8 Saint Thomas Price
1 bedroom : SOLD OUT
2 bedroom : $2,561,000 to $3,411,000
3 bedroom : $3,450,000 to $6,234,000
4 bedroom : $5,319,000 to $6,145,000
Penthouse : POA
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- Published: April 8, 2019
- Last Update: March 23, 2020
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