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Where to Find the Biggest Resale Condo Units Under 1.5 Million

PropertyGuru Editorial Team
The COVID-19 pandemic and work-from-home norm have changed our space requirement needs, and the trend of buying larger homes has been apparent across all property segments after the Circuit Breaker.
So if you’re an HDB upgrader looking to buy a spacious, affordable, and completed resale condo, this article is for you. Here is a list of the largest resale condo units you can find for $1.5 million and below.

1. Northoaks

Price
$1,400,000
Size
2,271 sq ft
Type
Penthouse
District
25
Tenure
99-year leasehold
Completion year
2001
This penthouse unit at Northoaks spans 2,271 sq ft and is available for only $1,400,000! It features three bedrooms and four bathrooms, including two en-suite bedrooms.
Located in Woodlands, Northoaks is a former executive condo (EC) that has been privatised to a condo. Located at the junction of Woodlands Avenue 7 and Gambas Avenue, the 99-year leasehold development is about 1.1km away from Admiralty MRT station and about a 14-minute drive to Woodlands Checkpoint.
In addition, 688 Eating House is just right across the road, and there are also several supermarkets within close proximity, such as U Stars Supermarket @691 and Sheng Siong Supermarket at Woodlands Rise.

2. Euphony Gardens

Price
$1,460,000
Size
2,088 sq ft
Type
Penthouse
District
27
Tenure
99-year leasehold
Completion year
2002
Spanning 2,088 sq ft, this spacious penthouse unit in Euphony Gardens features four bedrooms and three bathrooms. The unit is also located on the top floor and promises privacy and good ventilation.
Euphony Gardens is a low-density condo nestled in a landed enclave in Yishun. It’s within walking distance to several places to eat, including Shani Banana Leaf Delights and Chong Pang Nasi Lemak. Moreover, Chong Pang Food Market is only 1km away.
Aside from that, Sembawang Hot Springs Park is just a 3-minute drive away while Northpoint City is just six minutes away, and so is Yishun MRT station, which is connected to the shopping mall.

3. Summerdale

Price
$1,480,000
Size
2,088 sq ft
Type
Penthouse
District
22
Tenure
99-year leasehold
Completion year
2001
This penthouse unit in Summerdale comes with three bedrooms, a yard area, and features unblocked pool views. The condo is within close proximity to several schools in the area, in particular, Boon Lay Garden Primary School and River Valley High School which are within 400m. Jurong Point Mall is 1km away while the condo is also about 1.6km from Boon Lay MRT station and 1.7km from Jurong Lake Gardens.
Additionally, you don’t have to venture very far for food and basic necessities as Boon Lay Hawker Centre, supermarkets, and many provision shops are just minutes away by foot.

4. Regentville

Price
$1,500,000
Size
2,077 sq ft
Type
3-bedroom
District
19
Tenure
99-year leasehold
Completion year
2000
Spanning 2,077 sq ft, this 3-bedroom unit at Regentville is for sale for $1.5 million. The 580-unit condo development located right next to Hundred Palms Residences EC. Completed in 2000, the condo is about 21 years old at the time of writing. However, like many older condos, the development and units are spacious.
Furthermore, the development is also a full-facilities condo and comes with facilities such as a swimming pool, tennis courts, basketball court, BBQ pits, sauna, and playground, among others. In addition, Hougang 1 Shopping Mall is right opposite the development.

5. Seletar Park Residences

Price
1,499,000
Size
1,992 sq ft
Type
Duplex penthouse
District
28
Tenure
99-year leasehold
Completion year
2014
You can get your hands on this 7-year-old duplex penthouse unit at Seletar Park Residences for $1.5 million, which is roughly the price of a modest condo these days. At 1,992 sq ft, this spacious unit comes fully furnished and has been renovated with a stylish modern contemporary design and features two bathrooms, two bathrooms, as well as a dry and wet kitchen.
Seletar Park Residences is located in a tranquil neighbourhood surrounded by landed properties and is just 77m away from Greenwich V. Seletar Mall is also about a 5-minute drive away.

6. Lakeside Tower

Price
$1,450,000
Size
1,970 sq ft
Unit type
3-bedroom
District
22
Tenure
99-year leasehold
Completion year
1981
This 3-bedroom unit in Lakeside Tower comes with gorgeous interiors and it’s one of the rare units that has an unblocked view of Jurong Lake Gardens as well as being away from the MRT track noise.
Aside from having Jurong Lake Gardens right outside your doorstep, the development is also near to shopping malls such as IMM, JEM, Westgate, Taman Jurong Shopping Centre, and Boon Lay Shopping Centre. Being close to town, it’s also within walking distance to amenities, as well as schools like Yuan Ching Secondary School, Lakeside Primary School, and Yuvabharathi International School.

7. Eastvale

Price
$1,300,000
Size
1,959 sq ft
Unit type
Penthouse
District
18
Tenure
99-year leasehold
Completion year
1998
This spacious 3-bedroom penthouse in Eastvale is located on the top floor and spans 1,959 sq ft, which is more than enough room for most families.
Eastvale in Pasir Ris is a privatised EC and one of the rare ex-ECs that is near to an MRT station, being just about 850m away from Pasir Ris MRT. Not only that, but it’s also within walking distance to other amenities; Downtown East Shopping Mall is right across the development, while White Sands Mall, Pasir Ris Hawker Centre, Pasir Ris Sports Centre, and Pasir Ris Bus Interchange are all within 550m. Furthermore, Pasir Ris Beach Park is less than 10 minutes by foot.
Changi Airport is about eight minutes by car and Changi Business Park is about a 12-minute drive.

8. Parc Rosewood

Price
$1,500,000
Size
1,916 sq ft
Unit type
Penthouse
District
25
Tenure
99-year leasehold
Completion year
2014
This Penthouse unit in Parc Rosewood has three bedrooms, a private roof, and jacuzzi. Located along Rosewood Drive, the condo has a resort-like feel partly because it boasts 10 swimming pools and a large number of palm trees. Although the area is quiet and you can expect some privacy, the lack of public transport access may be a concern if you don’t own a vehicle (Woodlands MRT is about 1.5km away).
However, there are a good number of schools in the area, including Singapore Sports School, which is right across the road, Innova Primary School, and Singapore American School. There’s also a FairPrice Finest and several eateries at The Woodgrove, which is about 700m away.

9. Heron Ba

Price
1,480,000
Size
1,582 sq ft
Unit type
3-bedroom
District
19
Tenure
99-year leasehold
Completion year
2016
For multi-generational families or those looking for investment opportunities, this dual-key unit in Heron Bay may pique your interest.
The condo itself is close to amenities that are within walking distance, including eateries, shops, and Hougang 1 Mall. There’s also a park connector running along the nearby Serangoon River, and Punggol Park is within walking distance. Schools nearby include Serangoon Secondary School, Holy Innocents’ High School, CHIJ Our Lady of the Nativity, and Punggol Primary School.

Other FAQs on Large Condos

How Big is a Condo in Singapore?

It depends. The biggest penthouse unit in Wallich Residence is 21,108 sq ft while the smallest shoebox unit ever sold in Singapore is 258 sq ft. Located in Suites @ Guillemard, the unit is roughly the size of 2.5 car parking lots.

Is It Better to Buy an HDB Flat or a Condo?

Condos have fewer restrictions and come with facilities but are much more expensive. However, in general, condos also appreciate faster. HDB flats, on the other hand, have more buying restrictions, but are much more affordable and larger in size overall.

What Should I Look For in a Resale Condo?

You should ensure that the condo price is well within your means. Aside from that, you should also consider the location, tenure, and whether the surrounding amenities suit your lifestyle needs.
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