HDB Maisonette Design Ideas: Inspired by 5 Properties You'll Want to Live in

Sahiba Banu
HDB Maisonette Design Ideas: Inspired by 5 Properties You'll Want to Live in
HDB executive maisonettes are a rare breed in Singapore’s property market. Essentially two-storey HDB flats, offer their dwellers tons of living space as they typically range from 1,527 sq ft to 1,700 sq ft.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, we saw a demand for larger homes as more time was spent at home. While safety management measures have eased considerably, the buying preference for bigger flat types endure. One such flat type that many seek out are these no-longer-in-production executive maisonettes.
So if you’re thinking of buying an executive maisonette or just like to look at pretty executive maisonette designs, then you’ve come to the right place.
We trawled through PropertyGuru listings to provide you with HDB maisonette design inspiration for your future home.

1. HDB Maisonette Design Ideas: Scandinavian Interior Design

Scandinavian interior design is a popular design choice for many. It revolves around minimalistic clean spaces that emphasise on natural light, and all-white, muted colour schemes. When done right, a functional and cosy home is created.
The homeowner of this 115 Clementi Street 13 executive maisonette listing made use of different shades of white and various textures to lend dimension to their home. The wood accents are a nice touch, introducing a feeling of warmth to the rooms.
If you’re striving for understated elegance in the bedroom, consider going for wool, linen or cotton textiles.

115 Clementi Street 13 HDB Executive Maisonette

Size1,583 sq ft (4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms)
Nearest MRT stationClementi MRT station (East West Line)
Looking for an executive maisonette in Clementi? Browse executive maisonette for sale in Clementi on PropertyGuru.

2. HDB Maisonette Design Ideas: Rustic Interior Design

Rustic interior design focuses on natural materials, such as exposed brick, wood, and stone. The overall effect is to bring the great outdoors inside. Earthy tones such as browns and greens are commonly used.
The homeowners of this 448 Choa Chu Kang Avenue 4 executive maisonette adopted a neutral colour palette for their living room. Exposed, cream-coloured brick has been used to create visual interest. The wood wall features on the opposing wall serve as a counterbalance to the stark white.
Going for a rustic interior design doesn’t mean you have to stick to dark green and autumn hues. For the kitchen, a deep blue was used. The matching colour accents in the tiled floor work to tie the space together.

448 Choa Chu Kang Avenue 4 HDB Executive Maisonette

Price$800,000 (starting from)
Size1,539 sq ft (3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms)
Nearest MRT stationChoa Chu Kang (North South Line, upcoming Jurong Region Line)
Looking for an executive maisonette in the west? Browse all executive maisonette for sale in Choa Chu Kang on PropertyGuru.
If you like a more muted colour scheme, take reference from this 533 Hougang Avenue 6 home. Lots of wood and stone are used to add dimension to their space.
Adding indoor plants or having an outdoor garden in your balcony area is a great way to add colour to an otherwise empty area.

533 Hougang Avenue 6 HDB Executive Maisonette

Size1,560 sq ft (4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms)
Nearest MRT stationHougang (North East Line, upcoming Cross Island Line)
Interested in moving to Hougang? Browse all executive maisonette for sale in Hougang on PropertyGuru.

3. HDB Maisonette Design Ideas: Contemporary Interior Design

Simplicity, sophistication, subtlety. Combined with the deliberate use of space, lines, and texture, you get contemporary interior design. In this interior design style, you will encounter cool tones and stark contrasts.
This 452 Sin Ming Avenue home is a stunning example of this design trend. Following the principle “less is more”, you’ll notice the attention to detail which reveals a carefully curated aesthetic.

452 Sin Ming Avenue HDB Executive Maisonette

Price$1,300,000 (negotiable)
Size1,571 sq ft (4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms)
Nearest MRT stationBright Hill (Thomson-East Coast Line)
Want to stay in a similar area? Browse all maisonettes for sale in Ang Mo Kio on PropertyGuru.

4. HDB Maisonette Design Ideas: Modern Interior Design

Modern interior design combines the use of a monochromatic colour palette, natural materials and minimalism to express an aesthetic which occurred from the early to mid-twentieth century.
The homeowners of this 132 Geylang East Avenue 1 listing went for a wood-on-dark grey theme. In their open-concept kitchen, a marble kitchen island serves as both a functional cooking area and centrepiece of the home.
Using soft, yellow, ambient lighting to illuminate the rooms creates a calming atmosphere throughout the home.

132 Geylang East Avenue 1 HDB Executive Maisonette

Price$998,000 (negotiable)
Size1,572 sq ft (3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms)
Nearest MRT stationAljunied (East West Line)
Thinking of moving to the area? Browse maisonettes for sale in Geylang on PropertyGuru.

How Much Do HDB Executive Maisonettes Cost in 2022?

Aside from being significantly more spacious than regular HDB flats, executive maisonette flats feature unique designs that set them apart and make them highly covetable. The bedrooms are located on the upper floor while the living and dining area is located on the lower floor, ensuring plenty of privacy. They also typically have three bathrooms and balconies.
More space also means more room to let your creative side out in designing your desired home. So, how much can you expect to pay for maisonettes in the different parts of Singapore:
According to HDB resale data, there have been 620 executive maisonette transactions for sale in 2022 so far (data accurate as of 21 October 2022). This is how much they transacted for:
Ang Mo Kio$918,000*
Bedok$650,000 to $950,000
Bishan $820,000 to $1,288,000
Bukit Batok$655,000 to $1,005,000
Bukit Panjang$680,000 to $950,000
Bukit Timah$1,070,000 to $1,280,000
Choa Chu Kang$660,000 to $850,000
Clementi$850,000 to $954,000
Geylang$745,000 to $990,000
Hougang$680,000 to $958,000
Jurong East$580,000 to $955,000
Jurong West$600,000 to $776,000
Kallang/Whampoa$900,00 to $1,060,000
Pasir Ris$680,000 to $1,238,000
Queenstown$1,180,000 to $1,288,000
Sengkang$775,000 to $900,000
Serangoon$745,000 to $1,088,000
Tampines$705,000 to $1,013,113
Toa Payoh$775,000 to $1,088,888
Woodlands$658,000 to $885,000
Yishun$640,000 to $838,888
*Ang Mo Kio only saw one executive maisonette transaction for 2022 so far.
For more property news, content and resources, check out PropertyGuru’s guides section.
Need help financing your latest property purchase? Let the mortgage experts at PropertyGuru Finance help you find the best deals.
Disclaimer: The information is provided for general information only. PropertyGuru Pte Ltd makes no representations or warranties in relation to the information, including but not limited to any representation or warranty as to the fitness for any particular purpose of the information to the fullest extent permitted by law. While every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided in this article is accurate, reliable, and complete as of the time of writing, the information provided in this article should not be relied upon to make any financial, investment, real estate or legal decisions. Additionally, the information should not substitute advice from a trained professional who can take into account your personal facts and circumstances, and we accept no liability if you use the information to form decisions.

More FAQs About HDB Maisonette Flats in Singapore

HDB maisonette flats are more spacious, feature a two-storey layout, and usually come with at least three bedrooms, three bathrooms and a balcony.

Due to their rarity, design and larger space, and depending on the area and whether it is a penthouse unit, maisonettes typically cost more than regular HDB flats.

Couples who desire privacy or large families who need more space may find maisonettes attractive, however these apartments tend to have shorter leases so it is wise to check the remaining years a maisonette flat has before committing to a purchase.

No executive maisonettes are no longer in production. They are replaced in 1995 by the executive condominium scheme (EC).

Yes, you can buy them from the resale market.