Review of Jadescape condo (ex Shunfu Ville) at Shunfu

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Awe inspiring towers of Jade Scape

Jadescape condominium is an upcoming residential development at Shunfu. Situated at the site of the ex Shunfu Ville which underwent en-bloc, Jadescape will feature 7 blocks of approximately 22 storeys each.

This post will be a personal review of the project, and it is intended to guide potential purchasers in their possible acquisition of a remarkable project.

Location

Jade Scape is located at the intersection of Marymount and Shunfu Road. The project is walking distance to Upper Thomson MRT station, which is on the Thomson East Coast Line. The station is expected to be up and running in 2021. In addition, Marymount MRT station, on the circle line, is also within walking distance.

With these 2 MRT stations, residents will have no problems getting to various parts of the Island.

Thomson East Coast Line brings you to Orchard in the city or woodlands to the north, while the Circle line brings you to West Coast area or the Eastern Party of Singapore.

Jade Scape is shaped in the form of a triangle, with blocks 2 and 4 nearest to Shunfu and Marymount Road respectively, and 6 to 16 further in.

Jade scape site plan

The chart below should give you an idea of the respective locations of each block.

All the blocks are facing north south, so there will be no worries regarding East and West sun.

Units

The number of floors for each level is

  • Blk 2, 4, 6, 8, 12: 23 storeys
  • Blk 10: 22 storeys
  • Blk 16: 21 storeys

The number of units for each level is

  • Blk 2, 4, 16: 9 units
  • Blk 6, 8: 8 units
  • Blk 10, 12: 6 units

The privacy for blk 10 and 12 is highest because of the least number of units on each level in those blocks.

Jade Scape will feature 1 to 5 bedroom units, with each type of bedroom having sizes as follows

  • 1 bedroom:  527 sqft
  • 2 bedroom: 764 sqft
  • 3 bedroom: 1012 sqft
  • 4 bedroom: 1259 sqft
  • 4 bedroom deluxe: 1421 sqft
  • 5 bedroom (suite): 2099 sqft

Most areas in all unit types have ceiling heights of 2.9m, such as in the bedrooms, dining, living, balcony areas.

In areas such as the toilets, kitchen and yard, the ceiling height is 2.4m

The floor plans for each bedroom type is shown below.

1 bedroom unit

The 1 bedroom unit types in Jade Scape is 527 sqft and is found in blocks 4, 10, 12 and 16.
Units come with a washer/dryer, dishwasher, integrated fridge.

The master bathroom doubles as a common bathroom, with entrances from the dining and master bedroom.

For 1 bedroom units on the first floor, there is a private enclosed space.

The kitchen is in an open format and is an electric format.

Based on the floor plans, the master bedroom is sizable enough to first a queen size bed, 2 bedside tables and a wardrobe.

Jadescape 1 bedroom2 bedroom unit

The 2 bedroom unit in Jade Scape is 764 sqft, and is found in all the blocks (2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 16).

The entrance for the 2 bedroom unit types is similar for 1 bedroom types, in the sense that the main door opens into a fairly long-ish walkway with the kitchen on one side.

The 2 bedroom units also come with a washer/dryer, dishwasher and integrated fridge.

The kitchen is an open format with electric stove.

There is a common toilet in the middle of the unit while the master bedroom has an adjoining toilet.Jadescape 2 bedroom3 bedroom unit

The 3 bedroom unit is 1012 sqft and comes with 3 bathrooms.

The 3 bedroom units are found in blocks 4, 6, and 8.

Unlike the 1 and 2 bedrooms, the 3 bedroom units in Jade Scape comes with a store which is located near the entrance of the unit.

Upon entering the unit, you’ll notice that the living and dining area is not that visible from the foyer. This means residents will have privacy in the sense that others in the lift lobby will not be able to easily look into the unit.

The kitchen is an enclosed format with gas stoves, which is suitable for heavy frying and cooking.

Bedrooms 2 and 3 are mirror images of each other and sizable enough to fit a queen size bed.

The master bedroom is in the same format as that of the 1 and 2 bedroom unit types.
Jadescape 3 bedroom
4 bedroom unit

The 4 bedroom unit has a size of 1259 sqft.

The 4 bedroom units come with 3 toilets, one in the common area, one adjoining the master bedroom and one water closet behind the kitchen.

The 4 bedroom units are found in blocks 2, 6, 8, 10 and 12.

Unlike the 3 bedroom unit type, the main entrance does not open to the storage area, but rather to a foyer which leads to the dining and living room.

The kitchen is an enclosed format with gas stoves suitable for heavy cooking and frying.

Behind the kitchen is the yard, store, laundry and water closet. For families with maids, the store/laundry will be a suitable area for them to sleep or put their belongings.

For Jade Scape’s 4 bedroom units, bedrooms 2 and 3 are mirror images of each other and can fit a queen size bed.

Bedroom 4 however is slightly smaller and can fit a single bed with some space to spare on the side.

The master bedroom is of a similar format as the 1, 2 and 3 bedroom types.
Jadescape 4 bedroom
4 bedroom deluxe

The 4 bedroom deluxe is bigger at 1421 sqft, and comes with 3 toilets.

This bedroom type can be found in blocks 4, 6 and 8.

The main difference between the 4 bedroom and 4 bedroom deluxe unit is the following

  • Walk in closet in the master bedroom
  • Bedroom 4 can fit a queen size bed (the fourth bedroom in the non-deluxe unit can only fit a single bed)
  • Longer balcony area that opens up to both the living room and bedroom 2 (the balcony is accessibly only by the living room in the non-deluxe unit type)
  • The master bedroom unit in the non-deluxe type has a balcony
  • The deluxe unit’s dining room can fit 8 people in the dining room vs 6 for the non-deluxe unit type


Jadescape 4 bedroom deluxe

5 bedroom suite

The 5 bedroom suite has a size of 2099 sqft.

This bedroom type is found in blocks 10 and 12.

This unit type in Jade Scape comes with 4 toilets.

The 5 bedroom unit is of a barbell format, with the junior master bedroom on one end of the unit and the others on the other, with the living, dining and kitchen area in the middle of the unit.

The junior master bedroom comes with a junior master bath while the master bedroom at the other end of the unit has a master bath and walk in closet. The toilet in the master bedroom also has 2 sinks, which is not found in any other unit types.

The 3 common bedrooms can all fit a queen size bed.

The 5 bedroom unit type also has a private lift and lobby. The entrance opens up to the dining and dry kitchen area.

Speaking of dry kitchen, this is the only unit type with a dry and wet kitchen.

The dry kitchen has an electric stove, integrated fridge and a sink.

The enclosed wet kitchen has a gas stove for heavy frying or cooking, a dishwasher, integrated fridge and washer/dryer.

The balcony in the 5 bedroom units spans the length of the living room and is fairly sizable.

Compared to the 4 bedroom unit type, the 5 bedroom units have both a store and a utility, while the 4 bedrooms only have a store.
Jadescape 5 bedroom

Maintenace fees

The estimated maintenance fees for the units are

  • 1 bedroom: S$233
  • 2 bedroom type b1, b2, b3: S$280
  • 3 bedroom type c1, c2: S$280
  • 3 bedroom type c3: S$326
  • 4 bedroom type d1, d2: S$326
  • 4 and 5 bedroom premium type DP and EP: S$373
  • Penthouses: S$559

Gallery

Here are some official pictures and illustrations of Jade Scape condo

Jade scape location map official Jade scape mailer Jade scape profile Jade scape poolSummary of Jade Scape condo

Pricing (4/5)

At pricing of S$1,500 psf, Jade Scape offers very good value for money considering some of the surrounding condominiums are trading at similar or higher prices.

For example, Tresalveo, which completed in 2012, registered average psf prices of S$1,450 according to 99.co.

A 603 sqft, 1 bedroom unit was sold in late 2017 at a price of S$875,000 while a 1,001 sqft unit was sold at S$1,400 psf in the middle of 2017.

In comparison, Jade Scape’s 1 BR (527 sqft) will move from S$838,000, the 2 BR (646 to 775 sqft) will move from S$988,000 and 3 BR (904 to 1,152 sqft) units will move from S$1.38m.

It will be the only and newest condominium in the Marymount area, and is competitively priced when compared with Sky Vue and Sky Habitat which had transacted more than S$1,800 per square foot.

Location (4.5/5)

Given Jade Scape’s proximity to three MRT stations (Upper Thomson on the upcoming TEL line, Marymount on the circle line and Bishan on the North South Line), the location is fairly favourable.

In addition, Jade Scape condo is located near good schools such as Catholic High School and Raffles Institution. For families who are doing long range planning of 10 to 15 years ahead when their children grow up, this would be one attractive factor of the condo’s location.

Quality (4/5)

The developer of Jade Scape condo is Qingjian. The developer has been involved in various public and private construction projects such as Natura Loft Bishan, Nin Residence Potong Pasir, RiverParc Residence Punggol and Riversound Residence Sengkang among many others.

In addition, Qingjian has engaged Paul Noritika, an award winning arhcitect, to design Jade Scape. The project will also incorporate smart living features with their hiLife app that incorporates functions such as smart sleep sensors, smart control panels and smart IP cameras.



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