8 St Thomas: Award-winning Project in Prime District 9

PropertyGuru Editorial Team
8 St Thomas: Award-winning Project in Prime District 9
Boasting an award-winning, timeless architectural design coupled with exquisitely outfitted apartments, 8 St Thomas by Bukit Sembawang Estates Limited – one of Singapore’s top developers—offers the perfect combination of artful and luxury freehold living in the heart of the city.
Consisting of two towers rising to 35-storeys on a generously sized 9,245 square metre plot, 8 St Thomas is strategically positioned at the heart of District 9 along River Valley Road—which runs adjacent to Orchard Road.
The 250-unit freehold development, which was completed in 2018, is designed by world renowned firm DP Architects and has received numerous awards for its stunning design, including the China Real Estate Design Award (CREDAWARD) Silver in 2019, the New York Design Award (Gold), the Asia Property Awards Best Luxury Condo Development & Best Condo Architectural Design (Singapore) in 2018, and the Asia Property Awards Best Apartment/Condominium (Singapore) in 2019.
For homebuyers looking to purchase a new property for immediate occupancy, as well as for investors looking to invest their money in a property for rental yield or capital appreciation, 8 St Thomas will undoubtedly make an ideal choice. Here’s a look at some of the reasons why.

An Attractive Long-Term Investment with Potential for Capital Appreciation

Available unit types are in a good mix of 2- to 4- bedrooms unit ranging from 807 to 1,755 square feet (sq ft) in floor area, including four-bedroom dual-key units. The developer has also brought meticulous attention to interior design, outfitting units with premium finishes and fittings from reputable brands such as Villeroy and Boch, Grohe, and Miele to ensure an unrivalled living experience. The one-bedroom units have been fully sold and 2-bedrooms units are selling fast is a testament to the project’s good value in the eyes of investors.

Flexible and Attractive Deferred Payment Schemes from just 10% deposit and ready-to-move-in designer suites

To help more homebuyers achieve their dream of owning a unit at 8 St Thomas, the developer has rolled out a couple of flexible and attractive payment schemes to cater to different needs. For instance, the Stay-and-Pay Scheme* allows buyers to just pay a down payment of 20 per cent when they purchase the unit and move in right away.
Alternatively, keen homebuyers can go with the Reservation Scheme*, where they can reserve their desired unit with a 10 per cent down payment.
Stay-and-Pay Scheme
3 wks from OTP date to exercise
No later than 29 Oct 2021
Reservation Scheme
No payment required.
No later than 30 Jun 2020
to exercise the OTP
No later than 30 Oct 2020
*Terms and conditions apply and subject to change.
With ready-to-move-in showsuites at 8 St Thomas with various styles that suit both investor-landlords and owner occupants, renting out and moving into 8 St Thomas is absolutely hassle free.
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Rare Freehold Property at an Affordable Price Tag

Another reason to consider purchasing a unit at 8 St Thomas is its rare freehold tenure that sits on almost one hectare of sprawling land with plenty of social spaces dotted around the development for residents’ enjoyment. And due to limited supply of land in Singapore, 8 St Thomas looks poised to be a good investment.
With prices starting from S$2.5 million for a two-bedder, $3.5 million for a three-bedder, and $5.6 million for a four-bedder, prices for 8 St Thomas—situated at a highly sought-after address—are considerably reasonable considering its unbeatable location in a prime neighbourhood.

Prime Location and Easy Accessibility

Accessibility is an important consideration when it comes to purchasing a property. From 8 St Thomas, getting to the other parts of the island is a breeze, thanks to the development’s convenient location in the heart of the city. There are two MRT stations—Somerset and the upcoming Great World (expected to be operational in 2021)—that are located within walking distance of 8 St Thomas. Residents who drive can make the most of nearby expressways including Central Expressway (CTE) and the Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE) to get to the other parts of the city, with the Central Business District and Marina Bay Financial Centre located just a short drive away.
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Enjoy the perfect balance of nature and modern conveniences

Located close to several good schools such as River Valley Primary School, Raffles Girls’ Secondary School, St Margaret’s Primary School, Anglo-Chinese School, Chatsworth International School and more, families with school-going children will have plenty of options to choose from when it comes to selecting a school for their little ones.
For daily necessities and other shopping needs, residents can head to nearby malls such as Great World City and the Orchard Road shopping belt. Foodies will also be pleased to know that there are plenty of dining options available within the vicinity including Killiney Road and Robertson Quay, from artisan cafes to restaurants. Despite its central location and close proximity to a slew of modern conveniences, residents can also enjoy the tranquility that being close to nature, as it is surrounded by lush greenery.

Communal Spaces for Get-togethers

A total of 11 sky terraces has been incorporated in the development to encourage social gatherings, lounging and reading—a rare find as most new developments these days do away with social and communal spaces to make way for more saleable areas. To create a conducive environment to promote such activities, each sky terrace has been equipped with dining facilities and lots of lush greenery.
So for those seeking a freehold property that offers a flexible deferred payment scheme, allows for immediate occupancy with the option to choose ready-to-move-in designer showsuites, with unparalleled convenience and connectivity, 8 St Thomas is one of the rare properties available in the market that ticks all the boxes.
8 St Thomas
  • Freehold
  • District 9
  • Immediate Occupancy
  • Foreigners are eligible
  • Flexible Deferred Payment Schemes*
  • Approximately 5 – 8 minutes’ walk to upcoming Great World MRT and Somerset MRT^
  • Capital appreciation and rental investment potential
  • Almost 1 hectare of rare sprawling land size near Orchard
  • Full condominium facilities
*Terms and conditions apply
^Timings are by approximation only
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