Kim Keat Avenue is situated in Toa Payoh. Kim Keat Avenue is the second satellite town of Singapore, has been the most preferred choice among property investors and families due to the availability of mostly all basic facilities and amenities. The place was named so due to the presence of many large swamps and people also used to engage themselves in farming and pig rearing practices. Spread across an area of 8 sq. km with an estimated population of 150,000 residents, the place has a very interesting history. The foundation of the town was built in 1968 after Queenstown. Moreover, the town is also famous for its visits by many eminent personalities such as Queen Elizabeth II in the year 1972 and 2006, and Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao in 2007. To entertain its residents the town has undergone a number of transformations.
In such a big and famous town, Kim Keat Avenue is one of the streets which is considered as the most ideal place for residential purposes. With a total of 10 blocks and 566 HDB units, the place has estates developed in different years. The oldest HDB estate was developed in the year 1988 while the recent one was developed just a year later, i.e. in the year 1989. One can choose from traditionally designed homes or modern sophisticated ones as the place offers a myriad of flats to choose from. Normally the flats which are available in the area starts from 4 bedrooms, 5 bedrooms and executive flats. Although, the Kim Keat Avenue does not provide 1 bedroom, 2 bedrooms, 3 bedrooms flats, people with groups or large families can easily fit in. According to the urban planning policy of Singapore, Kim Keat Avenue has been provided with all amenities in a bid to reduce the traffic influx towards the city.
Apart from this, Kim Keat Avenue also provides very good transportation facilities connecting people to the surrounding areas like Bishan and Serangoon to the North, the Central Water Catchment to the Northwest, Kallang to the South, Geylang to the Southeast, Novena to the West and Hougang to the East. People can either choose to travel through railways or roadways. The nearest MRT stations are Toa Payoh MRT station, Potong Pasir MRT station, and Boon Keng MRT station. One can easily get a commute within a minimum and maximum duration between 2-8 minutes. Similarly, the main bus services have been provided
Kim Keat Avenue also excels in providing better education facilities as many daycare centers and primary schools are present in close proximity to the area. So, one can take a look at the options provided below or choose from the plethora of options provided by the place.
Day Care Centers
The place also has various secondary schools like Beatty Secondary School, Cedar Girls’ Secondary School, CHIJ Secondary School, Saint Andrew’s Secondary School and many more. Moreover, Saint Andrew’s Junior College is also one of the most reputed colleges in the area.
Kim Keat Avenue is also popular for the facilities it provides for entertainment purpose, such as, shopping malls, dine-out places, recreational parks, places of worship, movie theatres, and many more.
Kim Keat Avenue is also well connected to other HDB estates such as, Toa Payoh East. No wonder with such an interesting history and continuous renovation and construction efforts by the Singapore authority accompanied with the favorable weather conditions, comes in the top most sought after places.Read More