18th Dec 2020 – SINGAPORE (Singapore Property Advisors) – For many of us, the idea of living near lush and vast greenery might be considered as luxury and it can do some real wonders for the body, mind and soul.
Here are just four of the many benefits of living near a park (Extracted from Cornerstonehomes):
- It’s easy to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle
Living near a park makes it simple to start or maintain a lifestyle that focuses on being active and healthy. Whether you’re looking for a way to actively exercise on a regular basis or you need a safe outlet for your kids’ boisterous energy, a neighborhood park provides an array of different equipment and amenities that cater to all.
- It’s free, low-key entertainment
Few things in life today are free, but your local neighborhood park is a gem that is just that. All it takes is a water bottle, a few snacks and a good pair of sneakers, and you’re all set for a fun, free outing that’s close to home.
- It’s a great place for the community to gather
Whether your focus is squarely on staying healthy, you want place to enjoy nature or your kids need the outdoor time, chances are you’ll find people who fall into those categories at your local park. As an added bonus, many of them will live nearby, making it easy to coordinate future gatherings with your new friends.
- You’ll be happier
There’s a large body of research that shows a beneficial connection between happiness and access to green spaces. A study of more than 10,000 people found that those who live near parks displayed greater levels of well being and reduced levels of stress than those who don’t.
Normanton Park Condo is set to be one of the largest development in the much sought after District 05 of Singapore. The rare site is one of the largest en bloc in terms of area, occupying 660,999 sq ft of land and a potential plot ratio of 2.1.
Located within Kent Ridge Park, The west boundary of Normanton Park is the Science Park. Normanton Park right flank overlooks a colonial residential estate of black and white bungalows set amidst a garden-like environment.
With a 99-year lease, you will be able to live a wonderful life in one of Normanton Park’s 1862 units new condo development, ranging from 1- to 5-bedrooms.
Kent Ridge Park is a 47-hectare public park located in Kent Ridge, Singapore, between the National University of Singapore and the Singapore Science Park. Due to its undisturbed habitat and abundant plant life, it is a popular venue for bird-watchers and eco-tourists.
During the Second World War, a hill in the park was the site of one of the last and fiercest battles fought by the Malay Regiment against the invading Japanese army, the Battle of Bukit Chandu (also known as the Battle of Pasir Panjang), 12–14 February 1942.
The park was officially opened in 1954, and was gazetted by the National Heritage Board as one of 11 World War II sites in Singapore in 1995. It is one of over 300 parks managed by Singapore’s National Parks Board, NParks. (Extracted from Wikipedia)
Residents’ of Normanton Park Condo can access to the Kent Ridge Park through the secondary Vehicular entrance as seen above to start your active lifestyle at the Kent Ridge Park.
There is also a secondary vehicular entrance (Future) that will be build by the developer in the event of road extension which will probably be your entry to Kent Ridge Park (Future)
Check Out https://www.littledayout.com/kent-ridge-park-peace-tranquility/ for a day of activity at Kent Ridge Park.
Alternative, take a easy 3.2km trail for your personal leisure.
Kentridge to Opium Hill is a 3.2 kilometer lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Singapore, Central, Singapore that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips.
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Looking for more exciting Trails, head over to https://www.alltrails.com/parks/singapore/central/kent-ridge-park for a more advance and fulfilling trails.
Singapore is known as a garden city. However, it is also fast becoming a concrete jungle and there are only a handful of homes located near parks.
Unobstructed views of greenery in the privacy of your own home are rare to come by these days.
Normanton Park Condo residents will be able to reap the endless benefits of nature, resulting in greater physical, social, emotional and even intellectual well-being for the entire family.
They will have access to various amenities within the development itself such as the 50m Lap pool, Family Pool, Tennis Court and Gym at your leisure! The convenience and accessibility to a myriad of activities makes living at Normanton Park Condo a complete enjoyment.