Florence Residences Location
Within a 5 minutes drive from Florence Residences location, residents living there can reach Kovan or Hougang. It will only take 13 minutes to reach the Central Business District (CBD). Along with the nearby Kallang Paya Lebar Expressway (KPE) and the Tampines Expressway (TYE), it will be hassle-free to drive to many areas of Singapore from Florence Residences.
For commuters who take public transport, bus services are available such as bus 82, 107, 112 and 113 where it will take 3 stops to Kovan MRT Station which makes Florence Residences easily accessible. Commuters can also take Bus 62, 82, 113, 325 when heading to Hougang, which is just two stops away.
Kovan MRT Station and Hougang MRT Station are both located on the North East Line. It is convenient to travel with the development of the circle line, allowing home buyers to be able to reduce their travelling time to areas in Singapore.
At Hougang, there is a Hougang Central Bus Interchange which is at Block 840 Hougang Central, Singapore 538757. With a total of 22 bus routes, it is such an ideal place where you can travel to any part of Singapore with a shorter time needed. The interchange makes it easier and convenient for people to transfer between the rail network and many bus services at the interchange.
Schools around Florence Residences
When it comes to schools, distance is one of the key considerations to enrolling your child in apart from the accolades.
These are the pre-schools that are situated nearby:
• The Montessori Playroom Kindergarten
• Camberley Pre-School (Kovan)
• School House Bythegarden @ Hougang
There are various primary schools to consider:
• Xinmin Primary School
• Montfort Junior
• Punggol Primary School
• Rosyth School
• Yio Chu Kang Primary School
Besides these schools, your child can also enrol into these secondary schools:
• Holy Innocents’ High School
• Montfort Secondary School
• Yuying Secondary School
• North Vista Secondary School
• Bowen Secondary School
• Hougang Secondary School
With various schools, you will never run out of choices to choose the right school that your child will love.
Access to all that you will need
Just a stone’s throw away, if you ever run out of necessities, head down to the Heartland Mall or Hougang Mall and within sight, there is an array of shops such as the FairPrice Finest where you can purchase your groceries or other necessities. There is even a Value Shop available at the Hougang Mall. Other than food and commodities, the Cheng San Community Library is at the Hougang Mall where you can easily access the book resources. This is especially a bonus when the libraries are close to your house!
Health facilities are within the area which includes medical centres, clinics and hospitals. In fact, Healthcare Medical @ Kovan, Saw Baby & Child Clinic, Centramed International Pte Ltd Bright Vision Hospital, Kovan Clinic, Raffles Medical, Good Health Medical Centre are few yards from Florence Residences. Travelling for appointments and check-ups will never take a long time.
Living in Hougang and Kovan, there are many shopping malls established just for you and your family.
Here are some of the shopping malls:
• The Midtown
• Kang Kar Mall
• Hougang Mall
Situated right in front of the Hougang MRT, it was developed in 1997 and has been renovated once in 2016. There is a playground for children and restaurants for you and your loved ones for family gatherings.
• Heartland Mall
Although Heartland Mall is a relatively smaller shopping mall compared to other shopping malls, it is able to serve the neighbourhood at Kovan. Heartland Mall has four floors, where the fourth level is solely occupied by tuition centres, a great place for parents to discover which tuition centres are good for their children.
• Hougang Green Shopping Mall
Not known to many, Hougang Green Shopping Mall is where people would visit for the Food and Beverage such as Yu Tang Zhi Jia, Chef’s Hats.
• Hougang 1
At the heartbeat of the neighbourhood between BuangKok and Hougang, it was formerly known as Hougang Point. Families and friends can take a breather to shop, dine and relax here with new food and beverage (F&B), retail, health and beauty and enrichment shops in this eye-catching shopping mall.
Surrounded by Learning Centres, Sports Facilities and Entertainment
Within the district of Florence Residences, it is near the Hougang ActiveSG Stadium. Hougang ActiveSG Stadium consists of a Hougang Sports Centre where It is well managed and has upgraded facilities such as ClubFITT membership and sports programmes. At the ActiveSG Stadium, there are even events organized and planned such as Children Holiday Camp so that children can be trained in their motor skills through innovative activities, and develop their five learning domains (physical, cognitive, social, aesthetics and moral). Your child can also participate in a program that will expose them to acquire skills such as badminton, basketball, archery, dance and skating. There are also programmes that can strengthen family relationship through bonding activities such as Frisbee Parent and Child, Alkido Parent and Child Workshop. Other than just having meals with your loved ones, there are even more exciting and interesting activities for you and your family.
For those who love working out, this is just the ideal location for you! Exercising takes momentum, and the bonus point would be the location of the gym which is right here. The gym is available on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 7AM to 10PM, Tuesday and Thursday from 8.30AM to 10PM, followed by Saturday 8.30AM to 8PM as well as Sunday 9AM to 8PM. On public holidays, it is open from 9AM to 5PM. Besides the gym, the swimming pool is also open where there is a competition pool, a teaching pool and a wading pool. There are also swimming classes open for registration for both children and adults.
Known for its close-knitted neighbourhood, you will enjoy events at the Paya Lebar Kovan Community Club near the Florence Residences. There will never be a dull moment!
There are many learning opportunities nearby such as the Hougang Sheng Hong Family Centre where there is a reading programme organized called “KidsREAD” where there is reading and storytelling for aged 5 to 8 years old every Saturday morning. As many parents would say, “Good habits should be cultivated from early childhood”, this is a great time for your children to develop from a young age! There is a toy library for 18 months to 12-year-olds where your child will love hanging out at as there are board games, classic games, fun cards, toys and puppets which trains them in their social skill and problem-solving. This is one of the best ways to bond relationship with families and make new friends too!
Replacing the old Kovan Superbowl, there is a Jforte Sportainment Centre at 50 Hougang Avenue 1 where the entertainment complex offers a bowling alley, cue hall and a café with a broad range of food such as Salmon Mentaiko Spaghetti, and also serves snacks and beverages.
The Kovan Sports Centre also provides many activities such as water soccer, archery tag, laser tag, bubble soccer, dodgeball, touch rugby and handball. The Sports Centre also specializes in planning birthday packages where there are sports activities like Futsal, Water Soccer, Bubble Soccer, Laser Tag, Archery Tag, this is going to be a hassle and fuss-free with such services available as the logistics are well taken care of. Sit back, relax and enjoy your quality time with your children!
Good location for food lovers
There is a wide range of food choices for you and your loved ones to enjoy as well. Within the vicinity, there is the Kovan 209 Market and Food Centre at Street 21. The Market and Food Centre was renovated in 2010 at a cost of $4 million, and the hawker centre consists of certain stores that have win awards. There is some recommended food such as Fa Ji Minced Meat Fishball Noodles, Hougang Hainanese Curry Rice/Economic Bee Hoon, there are also stalls that include one of the first few famous Lee Wee Brothers stores, Bedok Cooked Food, Cowboy Grill, and Yi Shi Jia Wanton Mee.
Within the vicinity of Florence Residences, there is a Hougang Neighborhood Park, Surin Avenue Neighbourhood Park and Punggol South Park. Everyone would love to stay at a place where there are parks nearby so that they can run, cycle and take a breather. This can be the right and ideal place for you to do so! Enjoy the breathtaking views and refresh your soul.
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