Penrose

Last Updated: 22nd September 2021

Latest Unit Sold: #16-20 On 04-September-2021 | See What Units Are Left

Project At A Glance
LocationAljunied / Geylang
Estimated T.O.POct 2025
Total Units566
Bedroom Types1 2 3 & 4
Layout TypesSee Floorplans
Available UnitsSee Balance Units
Penrose Kids Adventure Pool

Penrose Developer

Penrose is developed by NovaSims Development Pte. Ltd, a joint collaboration between Hong Leong Holdings Limited and City Developments Limited (CDL). CDL was named recently as one of the world’s most sustainable corporations.

With many successful residential projects in its track record, and the philosophy of “Conserving As We Construct”, CDL will be surprising residents once again with its innovative design for this development.

Penrose Location Map

Penrose Location Map

Penrose is next to 2 international institutions, James Cook University and Nexus International School. Within a short drive is also popular primary schools, like Geylang Methodist School, Canossa Catholic Primary School and Kong Hwa School.

Located just 15 minutes drive to the city, the development is quickly accessible to the KPE and PIE. You can find all the amenities in the Penrose location map.

Penrose Night Penthouse View

Penrose Showflat

Visiting us at the showflat? Do reach out to us at +65 66967759 or book an appointment here first before embarking on the journey, as the Penrose showflat may be closed on certain times of the day.

Guests who booked an appointment here will not be charged any commission and shall receive Direct Developer Discounts. Kindly do take note that all purchases of units at the Penrose Showflat are on a first-come-first-served basis.

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Penrose Internal Facing With Pool View

About Penrose

Penrose is a new housing development located within Aljunied and at the fringe of Kallang. This new approved residential flat development along Sims Drive occupies 174,469 square feet and comprises of 566 residential units, spaciously spread out among five 18-Storey blocks with views overlooking the Kallang basin.  Penrose is designed by intertwining people, nature and architecture, while keeping a focus on family bonding. The thoughtful developers of Penrose created a Sky Dining Pavilion on the top floor of Block 30, so residents can enjoying cooking dinner under the night sky for family and friends in an alfresco setting. They also included a childcare center within the compound so busy parents can leave their children in good hands with the safety of their residence. To minimise noise and dust from the busy traffic, the residential units facing the Pan-Island Expressway is set back 30 meters, with the Kid’s Adventure Park sandwiched in the two. These same units only start from level 5 up, with the multi-storey carpark occupying the first 4 floors, and they have special 12mm thick windows to further mute out the noise.

Aspiring property owners can read in depth about this condo here – Penrose: Endless Awe.

Penrose Amenities

This condo is across the street from Sims Vista Market and Food Centre, and about 5 minutes drive to Old Airport Road Food Centre. For those looking at lifestyle options in an air-conditioned environment, they can take a 5 minutes drive to Singpost Centre, Paya Lebar Quarter and Paya Lebar Square, where key amenities like banks, post office, supermarkets are located. These malls also boast of cinemas, a wide range of restaurants and cafes, and retail therapy for those who need a good break. These 3 buildings also form the key employment hub of the eastern city fringe area, together with the Macpherson industrial zone to the north of Penrose condo.

The proud owners of this new housing development get to enjoy lots of outdoor recreational activities at the Kallang Sports Hub nearby. Sports enthusiasts can enjoy activities like basketball, badminton, beach volley ball, and even lawn bowling at this integrated sports complex. Concerts are regularly held at the Kallang Indoor Stadium nearby, and for those looking for a more relaxed evening can take a walk along the Kallang River.

Penrose condo is also near the famous Marine Parade beaches, which provide another option to outdoor activity lovers.

Penrose Connectivity And Education

Penrose condominium is about 2 minutes to the PIE and 4 minutes to the KPE, making it convenient for residents to traverse to every part of Singapore by car. The drive to the CBD is approximately 15 minutes. Travelling along the main Aljunied Road nearby, residents can easily reach the Macpherson industrial estate, Woodleigh, and Mountbatten in 10 minutes. The close proximity of the Aljunied MRT station along the East-West line, and being only 1 MRT stop to Paya Lebar MRT which also serves the Circle line, makes travelling to the city via train as quick and convenient as driving a car. The buses which stop in front of the Penrose goes to Dhoby Ghaut, Marine Parade and Ubi.

James Cook University and Nexus International School, 2 well-known international education institutions are both a short walk from Penrose, and they attract numerous foreign students to reside in this region. On top of that, the well-known Geylang Methodist School, which provide both Primary and Secondary education, is just beside the Aljunied MRT. Other local schools like Macpherson Primary School and Canossa Convent Primary School are within a short drive from Penrose.

Penrose Roof Sky Marsh

New Developments Around Penrose

While many thought that the Kallang Basin area has already completed its facelift, Sports Singapore announced in Aug 2019 that the transformation of the area is only midway. The project, termed “Kallang Alive”, consists of five other complimentary buildings to the existing Singapore Sports Hub, namely the Singapore Tennis Centre, Kallang Football Hub, Alive Gateway and Loop, Benaan Kapal Green, and the redevelopment of the Kallang Theatre with its adjoining areas into an integrated entertainment, sport, and lifestyle centre. Residents of Penrose condo will get to enjoy the new Jalan Benaan Kapal waterfront, where an active community park space will be coming up. The waterfront can have park connectors, riverside lookout points, and a multi-generational ‘enabling gym’ for all those residing the vicinity to enjoy.

The better known Paya Lebar transformation is also midway, having cleared part of the old low-rise industrial factories north of Singpost Center. A large part of the restored land is earmarked for commercial purposes, which can be integrated offices, malls, and homes.

With changes in the region, what are investors are saying about the potential of Penrose? Read about them in the Penrose review!

Penrose Leisure Deck With Canopy

Penrose Key Update

Penrose is 76.15% sold as of 15th March 2021, with the 1 bedroom and 1 bedroom + study units sold on the launch day. This is due to the competitive prices from $15xx per square feet, and its close proximity to the Core Central Region.
All the 2 bedroom configurations are SOLD OUT as well, and the total number of 3 bedroom classic units still available is 17.

Among the remaining 3 bedroom classic units, the 3(d) layout units under stack 33 are the most popular, which are corner units facing the 50m swimming pool and the Tree House Pavilion, and prices start from $1.572m. The next most popular are the 3(c) layout units under stack 30, which is also a corner unit at block 30m, but facing the driveway to the multi-storey carpark. These units start from $1.563m. These 2 layouts are a mirror image of each other, with all the bedrooms facing inward.

For more analysis of popular layouts and stacks, come visit us at the Penrose Showflat today!

Penrose In The News

Penrose condo was 60.3% sold on its launch day at 5pm, Sunday (Sept 27 2020). A total of 341 units out of 566 in this Sims Drive residence had been taken up, mentioned the Hong Leong Group in a media release. The 99-year leasehold Penrose condominium units were priced from $788,000 for a one-bedroom unit, $943,000 for a two-bedroom apartment, $1.33 million for a three-bedroom unit and $2.11 million for a four-bedroom apartment. The developer Hong Leong added that almost 85% of the purchasers at the launch were Singaporeans, with foreigners and permanent residents forming the remaining numbers. This is partially because of interest from HDB upgraders which not only came from around Penrose location, but also across the island city. That was how popular this condo is because of the competitive Penrose price.

It seems the good timing and sensitive pricing were the key factors behind the good response to the Penrose sales launch.

For more information on what are still available, do make an appointment with us to see the Penrose Showflat today!
 

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Penrose Neighbouring Estates

GEYLANG

Geylang is the township along the city fringe east of the Central Business District. Geylang Road and its parallel Sims Avenue, stretching from Kallang MRT to Paya Lebar MRT station, is best known for its low rise, conservation shop houses that gives this district its unique flavour. This was where one of the oldest Malay settlements in Singapore is located, and many of the Malay architecture and design of old can be seen preserved in the murals and appearance of these shop houses. Today, the Geylang Planning Area is sub-divided into five zones, of which Penrose is sited within Aljunied, and just South of Kallang Way.

Aljunied

Located South of the Pan-Island Expressway and West of Paya Lebar, this region is primarily residential, with industrial light factories and warehouses to the far East and West end. The Geylang East Swimming Complex and Geylang East Public Library has long served the community of residents staying in Macpherson, Aljunied, Paya Lebar and Geylang.

Penrose Facing Highway

This area is also known for its educational institutions, like the long-established Geylang Methodist School that caters to both the local Primary and Secondary syllabus, the world-renowned James Cook University offering undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and global foundation building schools like Nexus International School and The Winstedt School to provide quality education to children from 3 years old to 18 years old. Children residing in Penrose condo will have their educational roadmap easily planned out with these top schools just within walking distance to the condominium.

Foodies adore this area, with the many eateries and cuisines littered along Sims Avenue and Geylang Road. Local delights like the Famous Prawn Noodle Soup with Michelin Plate and Famous Beef Kway Teow can be found closer to the Kallang side, whereas the famous Chinese restaurants like Sin Huat Eating House and Sik Bao Sin are located at the other end. Diners looking for Dim Sum, Malaysia eats, and Claypot delights will not be disappointed.

Penrose Drive In Drop Off Point
Kallang Way

Kallang Way is the light industrial hub located North of Penrose condominium. Other that strata industrial units housing small and medium enterprises, this area is home to Multi-national brands too, like Siemens, Infineon and Qualcomm. This area is home to 2 other schools as well, Canossa Convent Primary School and Macpherson Primary School, so Penrose is within 1 kilometer to 3 primary schools which make it an ideal residence for families with young children looking for an advantage to entering these schools.

PAYA LEBAR

In the Urban Redevelopment Authority’s (URA) Master Plan of 2014, the Paya Lebar area was handpicked as one of the five growth regions in Singapore. It was zoned to become the next up-and-coming residential and commercial hub of the East, to further the country’s move to decentralise offices and corporations from the Central Business District in line with the city’s plan of sustainable growth. Through participation by key stakeholders in the pilot Business Improvement District (BID) programme, Paya Lebar has begun its transformation into an important commercial hub.

Lendlease, Low Keng Huat / Sun Venture and Singapore Post Limited has each connected ,via sheltered walkways and bridges, their integrated office and mall buildings with the Paya Lebar MRT Interchange. By doing so, they achieved synergy through collaborations like precinct-wide recreational and community events to promote Paya Lebar as an active and lively precinct. Together with the older shopping centers of Tanjong Katong Complex, City Plaza and Kinex, the region has become a must-go shopping destination for residents of Penrose who are looking for unique wares or authentic Malay and Peranakan cuisines. The new Wisma Geylang Serai (WGS) is the community cultural and civic centre in the Geylang Serai and Joo Chiat area. Located within the building are the Geylang Serai Community Club, the Geylang Serai Heritage Gallery Family Service and Child Care Centre, the South East Community Development Council, a Senior Care Centre, together with other cultural arts and community-related facilities.

More is to be expected at Paya Lebar, as the old single-storey flatted factories along the Eunos avenues are to be torn down and re-zoned for commercial and residential uses. This is concurrent with the move of the Paya Lebar Airport, which will effectively remove the height restrictions of the new buildings in the future. This means more amenities for the nearby Penrose condo residents.

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