Bright Hill Drive is located in the mature residential town of Bishan. The town is located in the northern part of the central region of Singapore. The area is ranked the twenty first most populated planned area and the thirty eighth geographically large sized town in Singapore. There is several historical relevance to the town and offers many noteworthy places to visit. There are several privately-owned properties in the town but most HDB estates cover the area. The construction of the first housing estates began in early 1970’s. The initial blocks were residential and were made to house the residents who worked in the nearby industrial areas and workshops. Now the area has expanded visibly to house the growing Singaporean population.
The most prominent monastery – Kong Meng San Phor Kark See which the largest Buddhist monastery in Singapore is is also called as Bright Hill Drive Monastery hence the area is called Bright Hill Drive Monastery due to its location. The HDB estates in the area consist of 4 bedrooms, 5 bedrooms and executive flats layout. The street consists of some new as well as some old housing blocks. The street with postal address of the area consists of 570446 to 579649. There are 248 units that were built in 1990 but as the estates are in high demand among investors the properties show regular hike annually. The properties are well surrounded by lustful greeneries and wide roads to attract the eyes of any property investor of Singapore.
The accessibility in Bright Hill Drive is a breeze for the residents as the strategic centralized locations help in easy access to public transportation. The nearest train stations for people who need to commute daily and want to access MRT’s are Marymount MRT station, Bright Hill MRT station and Caldecott MRT station. There are also bus exchange services to other parts of Singapore nearby as well as feeder bus services too. There are also taxi services that are readily available just a few minutes from the estate.
There are several reputed educational institutions in the area. These educational facilities are at the walking distance as well as impart high standard of education. The schools have been established for decades and have gained the trust of students and parents alike. Some of the schools nearby are-
- Ai Tong Primary School
- Ang Mo Kio Primary School
- Kuo Chuan Presbyterian Primary School
- Raffles Institution
- Catholic High School
- Bishan Park Secondary School
- Peirce Secondary School
- Raffles Junior College
- Nanyang Junior College
- ITE College East
The property is close to several amenities like Sheng Siong Hypermarket (ang Mo Kio 233), Giant (Thomson Imperial Court) and NTUC Fairprice (Thomson Plaza). There are several shopping malls at close proximity to the estates like the-
- Thomson Plaza
- KKH The Retail Mall
- Bishan North Shopping Mall
There are several top of the class health care facilities in the area that are provided by well trained staff. The facilities are within a few minutes drive and are capable of handling any kind of emergencies. Some of these facilities are-
- Assisi Hospice
- Mount Alvernia Hospital
- United Medicare Centre
Places of Worship
For religious obligations opt the residents there are several places of worships nearby like-
- Tien Khon Thun Temple
- Zion Bible-Presbyterian Church
- Masjid An-Nahdhah
There are several places for recreational activities that can be enjoyed with both friends and family. Some of the places are at a walking distance and some needs a few minutes’ drive.
- Bishan Community Library
- Bishan Park
- Macritchie Reservoir Park
- Bishan-Toa Payoh north Community Children’s Library
Other HDB street nearby with similar amenities and facilities is Sin Ming Avenue.