Looking for an ideal place to call home? Forest Woods Residences has everything you could ever need and more. Set amidst lush tropical greenery, featuring breathtaking pools and an amazing 3-storey clubhouse, take your pick from any of its 519 units, and experience life like you’ve always dreamed of right here.
What’s more, it’s in close proximity to Serangoon MRT – just a short 5 minute walk away, which means you’ll enjoy amazing connectivity via train to both heartland areas and central areas in town. For drivers, you can also easily access major expressways such as CTE, PIE, and KPE as well, making driving around Singapore a complete breeze. There’s also the Serangoon Bus Interchange right beside Forest Woods, providing a plethora of possibilities for you in terms of transport options!
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Forest Woods Residences Facilities Overview
Experience a luxurious stay like no other with the incredible array of condo facilities you get to enjoy at Forest Woods Residences! Step into Forest Woods and you’ll feel as if you’ve been transported to the beautiful landscapes of Bali, because it features the perfect harmony of azure waters and lush greenery.
Forest Woods Residences Facilities includes:
75-metre Waterscape comprising of a 50-metre lap pool and multiple spa pools
24-hour Indoor Gymnasium
150m Adventure Zone for Kids (Flying Fox, Kids Pool, and a Mound Playground)
Four Sensory Garden Pods (Whistling Garden Pod, Colourful Garden Pod, Herbs Garden Pod and Scent Garden Pod)
BBQ Party Pod
Teppanyaki Dining Pod
Urban Farming Pod
Pets’ Play Pod
Smart Home and Smart Living Features
Did you know that Forest Woods Residences also boasts a variety of smart home features? With the advent of modern technology, many nifty and cool devices have emerged to enhance our standard of living as well as make our daily living more convenient. You’ll have a Smart Home Centre Lite which controls devices and sensors in the smart home system, such as the Smart IP Camera that helps you monitor your house while you’re away, the Smart Air Conditioner control which lets you turn the air conditioner on/off or change the temperature remotely, the Smart Lighting Control which allows you to control your lights remotely, as well as the Smart Door Sensor which enhances your security by monitoring any doors opening.
There’s also the option to enhance your smart home features with additional devices for a fee, such as the Smart Digital Lock where you can lock or unlock doors remotely, the Smart Motion Sensor which turns on the lights before you enter the room, the Smart Roller Blind which automatically positions the blinds, the Smart Smoke Sensor which can protect you and the house by detecting fire quickly, the Smart Wall Plug which allows you to control the power supply for switches and appliances, as well as Smart Multimedia which plays your favourite songs once you enter the room.
Blown away by the smart home options available? Allow technology to integrate seamlessly into your house and life by using these amazing features and devices!
Premium Home Fittings from Top Brands
Rest assured that your luxurious home at Forest Woods Residences is fitted with premium and quality finishes. Enjoy the finer things in life with branded appliances from Bosch, fittings from Grohe and sanitary wares from Duravit.
Bosch guarantees quality, reliability, and joyful living with its top-notch home appliances, ranging from ovens to washing machines and fridges, while Grohe and Duravit and global brands that specialize in bathroom solutions and kitchen fittings. Your kitchen at Forest Woods Residences will be nothing short of sleek and stylish, so you can enjoy cooking sessions to the fullest. Also, revel in the sanctity of your beautiful bathroom equipped with products that are both elegantly designed and purposefully made using the best materials.
Eco-Friendly home built for Sustainable Living
Apart from its incredible facilities and features, you’ll be surprised to learn that Forest Woods Residences is also an eco-friendly home that encourages sustainable living!
In terms of architecture, the passive design approach used helps to minimise apartment units from facing the west directly, by orienting the blocks in a way that reduces direct exposure to sunlight as far as possible. Apartments are also designed with elements such as balconies and horizontal ledges that enhance shade from the sun, and also help to reduce solar heat gain and glare from the living spaces.
In terms of energy efficiency, air-conditioners provided in all units as well as lighting at communal facilities are energy efficient, and the staircases of residential blocks’ and common toilets have motion sensors to minimise consumption of energy. The gas water heaters in selected units are environmentally friendly as well, and the lifts are energy efficient with a sleep function mode to enable low starting current while operating.
In terms of water efficiency, such fittings are provided in all units, and common areas have automatic water taps and flushing systems as well to prevent any wastage. Forest Woods Residences also reduces the usage of potable water by harvesting rainwater and recycling it for landscape irrigation, as well as using an automatic water-efficient irrigation system with rain sensors for at least 50% of the landscape areas.
They’ve also include other green features such as providing charging points for electrical vehicles, creating a community planting area to encourage residents to take up recreational gardening, promoting recycling and raising awareness of sustainable best practices at the Green Corner, and many more. So your home at Forest Woods Residences isn’t just any ordinary home, you’re contributing towards building a more sustainable future by incorporating these features and practices into your daily life!
Forest Woods Residences is strategically located in the Serangoon neighbourhood, tucked away in a cosy corner off the main roads, but close enough to all the important amenities. There’s nothing more you could possibly ask for in terms of location – with the MRT station and bus interchange being just a short 5-minute walk away, and easy access to key expressways, transport to and fro is a real breeze.
Shopping malls and eateries are abundant in the area, as well as Community Clubs and recreational areas like sports centres and parks which are all a short walk, bus ride or drive away. There’s nothing more you could possibly ask for in terms of location, Forest Woods Residences has got it all!
Transportation Routes Nearby
Being a short 5-minute walk away from Serangoon MRT Station means you have access to both the North-East Line and the Circle Line, which is a very central hub for many people who are required to change from one line to another to reach their intended destination. The North-East Line and Circle Line also connects you to major lifestyle hubs in Singapore like Dhoby Ghaut, Chinatown, Clarke Quay, and Harbourfront on the North-East Line, and Botanic Gardens, Holland Village, Bayfront, Paya Lebar and more on the circle line. The Serangoon Bus Interchange also opens up more transport options for you, regardless of whether you’re travelling near or far.
MRT Stations and Expressways
Cedar Primary School
St Gabriel’s Primary School
Yangzheng Primary School
Zhonghua Primary School
CHIJ Our Lady of Good Counsel
Xinghua Primary School
Paya Lebar Methodist Girls School
Maris Stella High School
Bartley Secondary School
Zhonghua Secondary School
Peicai Secondary School
Yuying Secondary School
St Gabriel’s Secondary School
Paya Lebar Methodist Girls Secondary School
Nanyang Junior College
Serangoon Junior College
Stamford American International School
Australian International School
Shopping and Amenities Nearby
NEX Shopping Mall
24-hour Fairprice Xtra
Space @ Kovan
The Promenade @ Pelikat
myVillage at Serangoon Gardens
Sheng Siong Supermarket
Serangoon Garden Market
Kovan Market and Food Centre
Teck Whye Terrace
Jalan Riang Eateries
Chomp Chomp Food Centre
Recreation Areas Nearby
Serangoon Public Library
Serangoon Sports Centre
Swimming Complex and Stadium
Burghley Squash and Tennis Centre
Braddell Heights Community Club
Tai Keng Gardens Playground
Mei Hwan Drive Playground
Joo Seng Road Park
Bunga Rampai Park
Thrift Drive Park
Surin Avenue Neighbourhood Park
Hougang Ave 1 Park
Serangoon Community Park
Chartwell Drive Park
Types of Bedrooms Available
In total, there are 8 different types of bedrooms available: 1 Bedroom + Study, 2 Bedroom, 2 Bedroom + Study, 2 Bedroom + Study Premium, 3-Bedroom, 3-Bedroom Premium, 4-Bedroom, and Penthouse (5 Bedroom). A few types of bedrooms such as the 4-Bedroom and Penthouse are only available in selected blocks.
For each type of bedroom unit, they also vary in terms of layouts and size (sq ft), but the floor to ceiling height in the living and dining areas are approximately 4.10m for all units.
Hougang – Serangoon Master Plan
More exciting changes are also in store for the Hougang – Serangoon neighbourhood where Forest Woods Residences is located in, so the benefits of owning a unit at Forest Woods Residences will definitely grow in the long run!
More community amenities and parks are planned for the area to enhance recreational experiences, and the introduction of the Cross Island Line (CRL) will also help to shorten commute times from the Hougang-Serangoon neighbourhood to other parts of Singapore. These added facilities and transport options will definitely increase the market value of Forest Woods Residences in the future.
In the Lorong Chuan area (one stop away from Serangoon on the circle line), new parks, amenities and improved pedestrian connectivity will also be implemented, so residents of Forest Woods will have an additional area to explore and head to for recreational activities. The Lorong Halus Industrial Estate (located next to Defu station on the Cross Island Line) is also currently being developed to create more jobs in the food, lifestyle, and logistics industry, and hence more waterfront parks and open spaces will be created to provide more recreational areas that both residents and workers can enjoy.
The Ang Mo Kio Linear Park is also another key area for nature lovers, as it will link the Buangkok, Seletar Hills, and Cheng San neighbourhood to the larger Coast-to-Coast trail. For the uninitiated, the entire Coast-to-Coast trail is a 36km trail across Singapore, that encompasses parks and park connectors, stretching from Coney Island Park in the northeast to Jurong Lake Gardens in the west. So, if you’re staying at Forest Woods Residences and want to go for a short hike or challenge yourself to the entire Coast-to-Coast trail, you know where to head to!
With so many incredible plans in store for the Hougang – Serangoon neighbourhood, Forest Woods Residences is the perfect place to call home because of its prime location, and its market value will only rise even further in the coming years.
Forest Woods Residences in the news (Straits Times)
Forest Woods Residences has also been featured prominently in the news for its strong demand and availability of smaller, pocket-friendly units. In a Straits Times article on September 30, 2016, Forest Woods Residences was featured due to its pocket-friendly prices for potential buyers who are looking to invest or buy a new house – the price quantum for many units was kept below 1 million.
In another Straits Times article on October 10, 2016, Forest Woods Residences was featured for its impressive sales at the showflat weekend, with 337 out of 519 units being sold that day. While all units enjoyed a good take-up rate, the smaller one-bedroom with study units and two-bedder units were sold out. In addition, early bird discounts of $6,000 to $12,000 were offered to buyers over the weekend, making the unit prices more irresistible.
About the Developer
Forest Woods Residences is a joint venture between City Developments Limited (CDL), Hong Leong Holdings Limited (HLHL), and TID Pte. Ltd.
City Developments Limited (CDL), the key developer for Forest Woods Residences, is a Singapore-listed international real estate company with a burgeoning global presence spanning 94 locations in 26 countries. Via market capitalisation, it is one of Singapore’s largest companies, and its geographically diverse portfolio comprises of over 18 million square feet globally, including residences, offices, hotels, serviced apartments, integrated developments and shopping malls.
They have identified and developed growth platforms in five key international markets as well – China, UK, US, Japan and Australia, building upon its stellar track record of more than 50 years in real estate development, investment and management. It is also growing its real estate funds management business and has $2.6 billion currently.
In Singapore, they are one of the largest commercial landlords, with one of the biggest land banks amongst other Singapore private-sector developers, and have helped to develop over 36,000 amazing homes.
Established in 1968, Hong Leong Holdings Limited (HLHL) is the property development and investment arm of the Hong Leong Group. They are one of the pioneers of the real estate scene in Singapore, and are a key player in the property market. Their diverse portfolio comprises of 8 commercial projects and close to 100 residential properties, ranging from mid to high-end projects in some of the most coveted neighbourhoods in Singapore.
As for TID Pte. Ltd, it was established in 1972 as a joint venture between two MNCs – Hong Leong Group from Singapore, and Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd. from Japan. Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd. is one of the largest real estate groups in Japan, as well as a leading real estate developer. Over the past 40 years, its strong Japanese management team has been very active in property development in Singapore.