10 Reasons Why District 15 Is So Popular Among Expats And Singaporeans

District 15 is in the Eastern region of Singapore, along the famous East Coast Park and is located just outside the CBD. 

The East Coast area is considered the most prestigious residential neighbourhood after Orchard Road’s prime Districts as well as Sentosa Cove and Marina Bay. 
Did you know District 15 is one of the top choices among expats and Singaporeans to live in? Here’s why.
1. Environment and Surrounding
East Coast is loved for its environment and surrounding. It offers a quiet and comfortable escape from the bustling city life, so it’s a perfect residential area for families to settle in.
2. The Availability of Schools 
For every stage from preschools to tertiary institutions,the availability of schools in the East Coast adds to the appeal in this area. They include CHIJ Katong Primary, Victoria School and St Patrick’s School. Some International Schools are also in the vicinity.   
3. Connectivity and Accessibility
The upcoming Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) which will be completed by 2024, is one of the most extensive lines in Singapore, connecting to all key places such as Gardens By the Bay, CBD area, Orchard and even to Johor Bahru, Malaysia via Rapid Transit System. Traveling to work or town area takes you no more than 15 minutes. Some new launches along Amber Road and Meyer Road are located near to Tanjong Katong and Katong Park MRT station. More residential properties are also located along Bayshore and Marine Parade MRT station.

4. Convenience
The district boasts an abundance of amenities in the area and some right at your doorstep. Malls like 112 Katong and Parkway Parade are nearby. Grocery shopping will be a breeze with these shopping malls around in close proximity.
5. Food Paradise
Places along Joo Chiat, East Coast and  Katong are a food paradise with delectable eats at every corner catering to varied tastes and budgets! From bars to restaurants to local fare, you are definitely in for a treat!  
6. Sea View
Who doesn’t love a million dollar sea view? In Singapore, properties with sea view are low in supply so it’s no wonder why it’s always highly sought after. Well, most residential developments in East Coast come with beautiful sea views.
7. Unique Peranakan Heritage
Katong and Joo Chiat are one of the main areas in Singapore where you can still find and have a taste of Peranakan lifestyle. The hint of Peranakan heritage can be found in rows of shophouses and residential houses that have accents that are distinctively Peranakan. These houses had been gazetted by URA for conservation.
8. The East Coast Lifestyle
Due to its proximity to the famous East Coast Park, which is extremely popular among locals and tourists, district 15 is packed with opportunities for exciting outdoor activities and water sports. East Coast Park is the biggest beach park in Singapore and there is definitely an activity for everyone to enjoy such as jogging, cycling, canoeing, barbecue or just relaxing at the beach. 
9. Freehold Properties 
District 15 is home to a diverse amount of freehold developments. Meyer Road and Amber Road are known for the concentration of freehold land, and residential projects in these two areas are located near the shore with easy access to the CBD. They are now one of the most prime city fringe residential locations in Singapore.
10. Property Prices
Supported by strong fundamentals, appealing factors and growing demands, property prices in East Coast are likely to continue rising. Whether it’s for renting or future capital appreciation, it’s good to note that properties in district 15 have X-factor. 
There you have it! 10 reasons why district 15 is one of the most coveted district in Singapore. Life in east coast is the most spectacular way of living your life to the fullest.
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