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The Essence
Chong Kuo Road, 779830, Mandai / Upper Thomson (D26)


Project Name

The Essence

project type



Chong Kuo Development Pte Ltd


99-year Leasehold


S$ 1,399 - S$ 1,885

Completion Year


# of Floors


Total Units

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Best Boutique Condo Interior Design (Singapore) 2019
Highly Commended
Best Boutique Condo Architectural Design (Singapore) 2019
Highly Commended
Best Boutique Condo Development (High Density) (Singapore) 2019

About The Essence

The Essence

The Essence is a new 99-year leasehold boutique condominium development at 1 Chong Kuo Road in District 26, Singapore. It comprises of 2 blocks of 5-storey building and has a total of 84 units of contemporary design condominium. It is expected to be completed by the fourth quarter of 2021.This low-rise project is developed by Chong Kuo Development Pte Ltd, a joint venture between OKP Land Pte Ltd, Lian Soon Holdings Pte Ltd and HSB Developments Pte Ltd.

The Essence - Unique Selling Points

The Essence is located in between the lower and upper Seletar Reservoirs. These water catchment areas and their large nature reserves give The Essence a sprawling greenery surroundings. Located in the northern region of Singapore, a least densely populated residential area and surrounded by an established neighbourhood of mostly landed properties, The Essence is an exclusive development. Nestled in a private enclave with its idyllic surroundings this exclusive condominium offers residents a resort-like living, away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Moreover, it is located in an area well supported by a host of amenities such as retail shops, restaurants and eateries. Just right in front of the main entrance of The Essence, there are rows of shop houses and several food outlets. Residents can also easily obtain their daily necessities and groceries from the nearby supermarkets such as Giant and NTUC Fairprice.

The Essence - Accessibility

The Essence is located in the area well-served by transportation networks. Public transport are readily available, there are several bus services running through the area. It also has an excellent road network and well-linked to all major expressways such as Seletar Expressway, Bukit Timah Expressway, Central Expressway and Pan Island Expressway. Residents can easily travel to various parts of the city through these efficient transportation networks. The accessibility will be further upgraded with the upcoming Springleaf MRT Station (0.55km away) on the Thomson-East Coast Line.

The Essence - Amenities

Schools and Education Institute near The Essence
  • CHIJ St. Nicholas Girls’ School
  • Peirce Secondary School
  • Mayflower Primary School
  • Mayflower Secondary School
  • Bishan Secondary School
  • Ang Mo Kio Secondary School
  • Presbyserian Secondary School
  • Ai Tong School
  • Yio Chu Kang Secondary School

Clinics and Hospitals near The Essence
  • Tan Tock Seng Hospital
  • Raffles Medical Bedok North
  • Mount Elizabeth Hospital
  • Alexandra Hospital

Shopping Malls and Shops near The Essence
  • Northpoint Mall,
  • Sembawang Shopping Centre
  • Junction 9
  • Thomson Plaza

The Essence - Project information

The Essence has a modern glass façade design and comes in five different unit types ranging from 1 to 3 bedrooms with layouts measuring from 538 to 1,679 sq ft. Each unit comes with a basement car park.
  • Project Name: The Essence
  • Type: Condominium
  • District: 26
  • Configuration: 84 residential units
  • Site area: 46,092 square feet

Unit Types for The Essence:
  • 1-bedroom + Study (538-689sq.ft.)
  • 2-bedroom (624-786 sq.ft.)
  • 2-bedroom Premium (700-1,001 sq.ft.)
  • 3-bedroom (1,044-1,389 sq.ft.)
  • 3-bedroom Premium (1,227-1,679 sq.ft.)

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Facilities & Amenities


  • Car Park
  • Gymnasium room
  • Pavillion
  • Pool Deck

Buildings Details

Building # Floors # Units
Building @ 1 Chong Kuo Road584
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Project Review

The Essence Review

The Essence is located in an area that is part of the District 26 and its nearby amenities include a few tourist attractions such as the Singapore Zoo, Night Safari and River Safari. It is also surrounded by the tranquility of the four bodies of water: Upper Seletar Reservoir, Lower Seletar Reservoir Park, Lower Peirce Reservoir Park and Upper Peirce Reservoir Park…

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